Tuesday June 30th 2015

‘Toxic Relationships’ Archives

Will Absence Make Your Ex’s Heart Grow Fonder?

Will Absence Make Your Ex’s Heart Grow Fonder?

Dee Asked: Hi Yangki!, I’m a first timer on this blog and I have a really serious question: What happened to the saying “Absence makes the heart grow fonder”? The Love Doctor's Response: It is a serious question indeed, thank you for asking...(: I believe so many people have the "Absence makes the heart grow fonder” thing so wrong, [...]

How to Make A Commitment Phobe Want Commit

How to Make A Commitment Phobe Want Commit

Many relationships today end because one person wants commitment and the other is afraid to commit. The one who wants commitment is left feeling unwanted while the one who is afraid of commitment goes from one relationship to another and even keeps on leaving and returning to relationships with an ex because he or she won't commit to a long-term [...]

Men Reveal What Makes A Woman Less Than Ideal

Men Reveal What Makes A Woman Less Than Ideal

According to a survey published in the Mirror, blokes who reckon their partners are ideal are just 67%. The study publisjed November 23, 2012, listed a bad temper and an obsession for cleanliness as some of the major characteristics that make most women less than "ideal".  A dislike of sport, overreacting, criticising driving and an [...]

Can Someone Get Over Their Ex So Quickly?

Can Someone Get Over Their Ex So Quickly?

Can someone get over an ex immediately after a break-up? Yes, especially if he or she had emotionally “moved on” even while you were still in the relationship. This usually happens due to so many problems in the relationship that killed the attraction and that feeling of being in love. Can someone fall in love with someone else soon [...]

What To Do When You Find Out Your Ex Lied

What To Do When You Find Out Your Ex Lied

Your ex tells you he/she is not ready to get back together just yet, and suggests that the two of keep in touch as friends and see where things go. So you are emailing or talking regularly and you feel that you're engaged in each other's lives once again. You're not back together but communication between the two of you is warm and friendly. [...]

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 3

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 3

Continued from Pt 2... Until you have been THERE -- stripped of knowing, of having and of labels (friend, boy/girlfriend, partner, fiance/fiancée, husband/wife etc), you will always have a hard time letting go of what you think you have. You will always have a hard time letting go what you think you know (beliefs, opinions, views, thoughts, [...]

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 [...]

A Simple Way To Tell Your Ex Still Trusts You

A Simple Way To Tell Your Ex Still Trusts You

Getting back your ex is not as easy as it seems. Getting back an ex who doesn't trust you is even much harder. First of all, you have to earn their trust again, then you have to get them interested in giving the relationship another chance. But that's if you even know that he/she doesn't want you back because he/she doesn't trust you. Most exes [...]

On-And-Off Again Relationship – Time To Give Up?

On-And-Off Again Relationship – Time To Give Up?

I receive email questions from men and women, young and old, and from all walks of life who are in a relationship that on-again and off-again. Both people are in some ways hurting each other but the attraction and chemistry is so strong that they can’t imagine life without the other. It is as if they're locked in what I call “madness for [...]

5 Signs Your Ex Is Emotionally Challenged

5 Signs Your Ex Is Emotionally Challenged

Some of us get into relationships where we're pretty much destroying our self esteem because we ignored initial warning signs that the person we're attracted to is an emotional train wreck or ticking time bomb. Very often we are swept off our feet by the physical, mental or sexual attraction only to end up heartbroken, angry, bitter, revengeful [...]

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