Saturday September 20th 2014

‘Toxic Relationships’ Archives

No.1 Relationship Mistake Men and Women Make

No.1 Relationship Mistake Men and Women Make

I want to say right from the beginning that I’m one of those people who believes that we don’t “look for and find love" but rather, the love already in us attracts the love of another. But for the sake of this article, I’ll go with the common notion that men and women “look for and find love". Other than the flawed approach to [...]

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 [...]

7 Reasons Why Your Ex Wants You To Move On

7 Reasons Why Your Ex Wants You To Move On

Everyone who wants their ex back thinks that they should be able to get their ex back-- and they should be. But not everyone gets their ex back. One will say this is a "stupid" statement coming from someone who has written and is selling a "get your ex back" book, but it's a fact that not everyone will get their ex back. Sometimes a [...]

The Top Three Most Common Sexual Regrets

The Top Three Most Common Sexual Regrets

According to a new study, men are more likely to regret not taking action on a potential liaison, and women are more remorseful for engaging in one-time liaisons. "Prior sex researchers have focused primarily on the emotion of sexual attraction in sexual decisions," Buss says. "These studies point to the importance of a neglected mating emotion [...]

She Never Does Anything For Me Even When I Ask

She Never Does Anything For Me Even When I Ask

Question: Yangki, I’ve read your articles and absolutely love everything you have to say about love. I’m trying to be a more loving person in my romantic relationship and in life in general but it’s a real struggle. I used to be hard on myself because I didn’t love me but with a lot of work, I love myself more. I also try to be more loving [...]

A Good Night’s Sleep Helps Your Relationship

A Good Night’s Sleep Helps Your Relationship

If you ever needed another reason to cultivate better sleeping habits, here's one. According to a UC Berkeley study, a bad night's sleep negatively affects your conflict-resolution skills and ability to accurately gauge your partners' emotions. In a layman's language, if you'd haven't slept well, don't bring up a discussion to try to resolve a [...]

Sorry, But… He/She Is Not Responsible

Sorry, But… He/She Is Not Responsible

I sometimes get emails starting with..."I'm disappointed... ", then the person goes ahead to tell me what they think I did wrong, what they expected me to do, what I should have said in my article/book, or why what I said that made them feel a certain way... I'm reading and thinking, "Dude/honey, what's that got to do with me?" To me, "I'm [...]

Why It’s Hard To Accept Your Ex Has Moved On

Why It’s Hard To Accept Your Ex Has Moved On

Question: My ex and I broke up almost 4 months ago. Well, I broke up with him first because he just wasn't there for me and despite all my complaints he made no effort to spend time with me and treat me the way a man is supposed to treat his woman. He begged me to come back, said he gets it and promised he was going to change. I stupidly took [...]

Don’t Believe Everything Your Ex Says On Facebook

Don’t Believe Everything Your Ex Says On Facebook

Question: Ever since we broke up over 2mos ago, my ex has been posting love quotes on her status updates. Most of them are about moving on and loving again. I haven't posted anything on Facebook about her or the breakup. So yesterday she posts something about never being more in love this time round. Well, it's been only 3 weeks since we broke up. [...]

Toxic Niceness — Are You Are Being Played?

Toxic Niceness — Are You Are Being Played?

Have you had someone say very nice things about you and instead of it making you feel "good', you feel really uncomfortable and even feel like throwing up? There's a name for it. Toxic nicenesss. It starts with a flattering compliment, usually telling you what a great individual you are, how different you are from anyone else and how much [...]

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