Saturday August 29th 2015

‘Toxic Relationships’ Archives

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, [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

20 Signs You’re Ready For A Healthy Relationship

20 Signs You’re Ready For A Healthy Relationship

I‘ve been flooded with emails from men and women asking me to explain exactly what learning and moving on entails. Most people seem to recognize that there is definitely a self-destructive pattern in their relationships, a pattern they are stuck in. A few of them have been working to break free from their destructive patterns but now ask, [...]

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 [...]

Does Your Long Distance Relationship Have A Chance?

Does Your Long Distance Relationship Have A Chance?

A man and a woman formed a romantic relationship as pen pals. They fell in love and decided to finally meet in person. The woman said, "I will be wearing a red scarf". When the young man arrived at the meeting place, there she was, in her red scarf, waiting. She was not at all what he had expected. She was much older and much shorter than he [...]

Help! I’m Aloof And Emotionally Unavaillable

Help! I’m Aloof And Emotionally Unavaillable

Question: I am the aloof type through and through. I know this about myself, but then I don’t see it as some sort of game. I truly just enjoy my ‘me’ time and have become quite a bit more introverted as I’ve aged. Some people cannot handle that and attempt to cling or get jealous of such things as my wanting to stay in and read a [...]

How Do I Start A NEW Relationship With My Ex?

How Do I Start A NEW Relationship With My Ex?

Question: Yangki, I really want to buy your eBook because I love your articles and your approach to love and relationships. Can you clarify what you mean by "starting the relationship with your ex all over". My ex and I were together for 4 years. We've broken up several times but always found ourselves back with the other. I have no doubt she [...]

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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