Sunday September 21st 2014

‘Mind Games’ Archives

Don’t React Too Fast – Or Take Too Long To Respond

Don’t React Too Fast – Or Take Too Long To Respond

According to a recent study published in Applied Mathematics and Computation, a certain time range is necessary for compound emotions to form. Reacting too quickly or taking too long to respond can both lead to trouble. Building on a relationship reactivity model first described by Steven Strogatz in 1988, Natalia Bielczyk looked at a more [...]

Are You Difficult To Love or Easy To Love?

Are You Difficult To Love or Easy To Love?

One of the things I love about what I do is the sheer number of people I come in contact with on a daily basis. Most people who seek my help are mostly hurting people but even in their hurt, it’s so easy to spot men and women who are so easy to love and like, and those that one has to really struggle to like, let alone talk to. The difference [...]

What To Do When Your Ex Is Sending Mixed Signals

What To Do When Your Ex Is Sending Mixed Signals

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 [...]

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 [...]

4 Steps – Maintaining Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex (Pt. 1)

4 Steps – Maintaining Contact Without Scaring Off Your Ex (Pt. 1)

Will you scare off your ex? The answer is yes... if you are thinking about it constantly. If the thought of contacting your ex or taking any action to get back with your ex brings up fears of driving or pushing him/her further away, you are right to be worried that you will scare and/or push him/her further away. I know it's not the most [...]

Do Guys Lose Interest If You Reveal Too Much?

Do Guys Lose Interest If You Reveal Too Much?

Question: I read your blog: The "Rules" and Playing Dating Mind Games. While I agree with some things you say, I do not think that women should be open and forthcoming in the first few dates. I’ve been out on great first few dates with a number of great guys but nothing that lasted for more than 3- 4 dates. The last guy I went out with was [...]

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 [...]

How to Make Your Ex Realize What He/She Lost

How to Make Your Ex Realize What He/She 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 the [...]

The “Rules” and Playing Mind Games With Men

The “Rules” and Playing Mind Games With Men

You’ve heard them; don’t approach him first, don’t flirt, don’t look friendly, don’t pick up the phone when he calls, wait four days before you call him back, never ever accept spontaneous invitations, act like you’re not interested, don’t show him you like him, don’t let him hold your hand until on the third date, don’t [...]

How To Fight For Your Relationship

How To Fight For Your Relationship

Lately, I've been getting more and more emails from men and women who say my advice has helped them move things to a point where they are in regular contact with their ex, and things even seem to be heading towards getting back together. But for some unknown reason, their ex is still confused about how they feel and what they want. Many of the [...]

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