Friday November 28th 2014

‘Mind Games’ Archives

How Being Friends Will Get Back Your Ex

How Being Friends Will Get Back Your Ex

You've all read it somewhere: "Don't be friends with your ex", and many of you have probably told your ex "we can't be friends" because you think that being friends with your ex will ruin your chances of getting back together. There is truth to all the above statements. Some people are just too toxic together, even as friends. And if you don't [...]

Why Experts Are Wrong About Giving Your Ex Space

Why Experts Are Wrong About Giving Your Ex Space

Question: Yangki, I've read many of your articles and you seem to advocate not giving your ex space. Why is that? Almost all experts say giving someone space is healthy for all relationships. I just wonder what you base your advice on? The Love Doctor's Answer: If you read my articles more carefully, you will actually see that I'm all for [...]

Read This If You Suspect Your Ex Is A Narcissist

Read This If You Suspect Your Ex Is A Narcissist

Have you noticed that men and women who are overly self-absorbed, aggressive, forceful, opinionated, love the sound of their own voice and have an air of superiority simply because they have good looks, success, skill or "luck" in a particular area of life populate the ranks of frustrated singles, unhappy spouses and loners, while average looking [...]

The Secret Reason Your Ex Is Mean To You

The Secret Reason Your Ex Is Mean To You

Some break-ups are amicable and others are so nass-teey. Some people stay friends after a breakup, and others want to forget they ever knew each other's name. Then there are exes that say you are going to remain friends, but then they start acting really cold and mean? S/he sees you and quickly walks away or ignores you altogether, or s/he [...]

Why He/She Treats You Like You Are NOT Special

Why He/She Treats You Like You Are NOT Special

Question: You write in one of your articles that “we teach people how they treat us”. I somehow get what it means but do not know how it relates to my love life. I’ve been in several relationships but all ended because I felt that I was doing all the work in the relationship with not much input from the men. What hurt me most is that the [...]

Is She Or He Lying To You?

Is She Or He Lying To You?

Trusting others may not make you necessarily a fool, instead it can be a sign that you're smart says a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE).. Several days before 2nd year MBA students watched the tapes of interviewees they believed were telling the truth, they filled out a questionnaire that [...]

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 [...]

How Many Times A Week Should I Contact My Ex?

How Many Times A Week Should I Contact My Ex?

Question: Yangki, my ex broke up with me over six months ago because he said I was needy and clingy. I worked hard and have filled my life with things I love, and I'm very busy most of the time. We started chatting again a month and half ago, and things were great in the beginning. But for the last couple of weeks he's been telling me he feels [...]

5 Reasons To Maintain Contact With Your Ex

5 Reasons To Maintain Contact With Your Ex

Communication is one of the top causes, if not, "the" top cause of break-ups. It's no surprise that "communicating with your ex" is one of the biggest challenges post break-up-- and also the most polarizing when it comes to how to get one's ex back. Some people believe no communication will make their ex miss them and want to come back. Others, [...]

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 1

15 Self-Help Practices That’ll Get Back Your Ex – Pt. 1

Brains left a comment on my post: How To Stop Over Analyzing Your Relationship... "I tend to over analyze things but that is because I want to understand it and be able to come up with a sensible solution. I don't see anything wrong with that". I responded with: "You don't see anything wrong because there is nothing wrong if your analysis [...]

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