Sunday March 29th 2015

‘Mind Games’ Archives

10 Signs Of A Loser Mentality [Relationship Killers]

10 Signs Of A Loser Mentality [Relationship Killers]

I happen to believe that we all are good "enough" just the way we are. Sure, we all have room to improve and be better human beings, partners, lovers, etc. but deep life changing transformation begins with recognizing that we were never meant to be perfect. However, "loser" does describe a certain mentality that men and women bring to a date, [...]

How To Take It Slow And Get Your Ex Back

How To Take It Slow And Get Your Ex Back

Much of the resistance most people trying to get their ex back encounter, or the pulling away they experience from their ex comes from bad timing. The most common timing mistakes are: 1. Pushing too hard, moving too quickly, and getting far ahead of your ex's feelings for you. 2. Asking to get back together when your ex is not [...]

How to Show Your Ex What He/She’s Lost

How to Show Your Ex What He/She’s Lost

Most, if not all of us, want someone who has rejected us to realize just how much they've lost. Some exes do indeed realize just how important we're in their lives. But sometimes however good boy/girlfriend material you are, you can't persuade your ex that you have all the qualities he/she is looking for in a partner. In the beginning of [...]

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

While having sex to cope with a break-up, get over an ex, or get back at an ex is popular advice given to dumpees, researchers at the University of Missouri point out that it's not always beneficial. Using a longitudinal study, researchers over the course of eight months interviewed 170 college students who had gone through a recent breakup. [...]

6 Psychological Reasons People Use No Contact

6 Psychological Reasons People Use No Contact

This post  is inspired by a comment on my post “What Do You Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games?” HowToGetOverYourEx wrote: "I’ve said it and will say it again no contact is a mind game. Many say they’re using it to heal but secretly they’re hoping it’ll make an ex want to come back. I’ve confronted some of them directly [...]

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

What To Do When Your Ex Is Playing Mind Games

A client asked me the other day, “What would you do if your ex was playing mind games?” The “Love Coach” in me wanted to go straight to “advice mode” but then I remembered that I wasn’t always a love doctor. There was a time in my life when I did some things that were not so “loving”, and I write about this in my Dating Your [...]

7 Wrong Reasons To Fall In Love

7 Wrong Reasons To Fall In Love

When you are hopelessly in love, you don't really care whether someone is right or wrong for you. You're so in love with the idea of being in love that it's only when the relationship fails to fulfill you, turns into a nightmare and/or thrusts you into emotional pain like no other that you realize (if you are insightful enough) that you probably [...]

10 Signs You’re Forcing A Relationship

10 Signs You’re Forcing A Relationship

We all know that we can't force someone to love you, but that hasn't stopped some of us from trying. Even the language we commonly use (including many dating and relationship experts ) is that of trying to make someone love us by will power, manipulation or simply force. We talk of making him/her comply, submit, cave in , etc. But it is [...]

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 3

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 3

Continued from Pt. 2... When you do not trust yourself, you will most likely give up before you're even started, or give up just when your chances are starting to look good. But when you have trust in yourself, you not only act purposefully, you also move forward purposefully, confidently and assuredly. So how does one develop this [...]

Why Your Ex’s Mixed Signals Can Be A Good Thing

Why Your Ex’s Mixed Signals Can Be A Good Thing

Trying to get your ex back is a difficult process -- no question about it. One of the most difficult things is dealing with the inconsistent and sometimes contracting information or signals from your ex. For example: After the break-up your ex says that the two of you can be "just friends", but then adds that you should not expect anything more [...]

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