Wednesday July 30th 2014

‘Playing Hard To Get’ Archives

Communicating With Your Ex Post Break-Up – Pt 1

Communicating With Your Ex Post Break-Up – Pt 1

"Communication problems" seems to be the catch-all phrase for every relationship problem, and is often sighted as the main cause of the collapse of many relationships. I'm the first to admit that we relationship counselors, therapists and coaches are partly responsible for this. Many of us become "experts" with no or very little training in [...]

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 [...]

4 Reasons To Maintain Contact With Your Ex

4 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, [...]

Why Love Always, Always Comes Back

Why Love Always, Always Comes Back

A client who had played mind games with her boyfriend was talking about how much she regrets what she had done and how she wishes she could take it back when out of no where she asked me "Do you believe in karma?" I didn't know exactly where she was going with the question, so I said, "Explain karma?" She said "Karma... like in if you do [...]

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 1

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 1

Does contact with an ex you still have feelings for prevent you from moving on? Most people will say, YES! Being too close or spending time with an ex prevents you from moving on. The best thing to do if you want to move on is completely disconnect yourself from your ex and have nothing to do with him/her. But as many of you have found [...]

How To Get Your Man To Behave Selflessly!

How To Get Your Man To Behave Selflessly!

Apparently there is a sure-fire way to get your man to behave selflessly. Invite over your attractive friends and few other males... Men put on their best behaviour when attractive ladies are close by. When the scenario is reversed however, the behaviour of women remains the same. These findings were published February 2, 2012, in the [...]

Men More Willing To Take Risks When In Love

Men More Willing To Take Risks When In Love

In my article:  Why Do Women Always Fall For The Bad Boy?, I mentioned that one of the most attractive traits of the "Bad Boy" is his ability to take risks -- say what so many men wish they could say, do what so many men are afraid to do and take a woman to places so many men only dream of. And when he loves a woman, he drives her crazy in [...]

It’s NOT Needy and Clingy If…

It’s NOT Needy and Clingy If…

Not many of us know we are needy and clingy, let alone can accept that we are. If anyone even remotely suggests that we are that way, we get defensive and accuse the other person of wrongly profiling us. If your desire to get closer only makes the other person want distance, chances are you are needy and clingy. You may not be needy all the [...]

How Soon Is Too Soon To Say “I Love You!”

How Soon Is Too Soon To Say “I Love You!”

The exchange of the words "I love you" mark a big milestones in any relationship.  But both men and women sometimes find it difficult to say "I love you" because they are afraid of what the other might say. A client told me he had tried many times to say the words but somehow could not bring himself to say them. When he finally said "I love [...]

Is There Still a Chance With An Ex Who’s Distant?

Is There Still a Chance With An Ex Who’s Distant?

Question: Yangki, I have been reading your site for the past couple of weeks. As you can tell, I obviously still want my ex back. We had a wonderful relationship but I started to get jealous and needy and he pulled back, which made me even more needy and clingy leading to him breaking up with me. It's been 5 months since we broke up. The first [...]

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