Friday March 6th 2015

‘Toxic Relationships’ Archives

What Makes Moving On After A Break-Up So Hard

What Makes Moving On After A Break-Up So Hard

You may be one of those people tired of people telling you that you should just get over your emotional pain (fear, frustration, anger, despair, disappointment, feelings of betrayal, broken heart etc) and move on. May be even been told that your pain and suffering is a choice and that you have the “power” to stop it with just the right [...]

How To Deal With A Control Freak In Your Life

How To Deal With A Control Freak In Your Life

Question: Yangki, I love your website and all your advice. I have a question different from the usual relationship questions you get because my situation is not related to a romantic partner but a relative, my older sister. I love my sister, but we’ve had a tense relationship from as far back as I can remember. My sister is the worst control [...]

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 [...]

How To Stop Over Analyzing Your Relationship

How To Stop Over Analyzing Your Relationship

An attractive co-worker or even perfect stranger says “hi” to you and you automatically start obsessing and analyzing every little body language. Why did she touch her hair; what does it mean if she also uncrosses her arms; is there a future for the relationship etc. A guy you’ve gone out with only three times isn’t acting like his [...]

Are You Misinterpreting Your Ex’s Actions?

Are You Misinterpreting Your Ex’s Actions?

Fear of rejection and worry that someone might not love you enough is bound to create some level of concern and stress during the ups and downs of a relationship says a new study published in the journal Psychological Science. But fear of rejection or worry that someone will leave you does not only affect your mental well-being, it also affects [...]

Should You Accept Your Ex Has Moved On?

Should You 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 [...]

Fear Of Commitment: Your Relationship Is Not Hopeless

Fear Of Commitment: Your Relationship Is Not Hopeless

In an attempt to understand a partner's fear of commitment, we seek information to help us stay hopeful, but in the process of information seeking, it's too easy to be completely derailed -- and completely confused by all the conflicting information out there. I don't know about you, but much of the available information on fear of commitment [...]

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 2

Why You Still Can’t Get Over Your Ex – Pt. 2

Continued from Pt. 1 For some of us, staying close to an ex after a break-up is not even an option. Things ended so badly that neither party wants anything to do with the other. But for others, the relationship ended and there is no animosity, yet staying close is a daily struggle. Staying close to an ex after a relationship has ended is [...]

My Ex Wants To Get Back Together What Do I Do?

My Ex Wants To Get Back Together What Do I Do?

Question: Yangki, what about in a situation where she responds but tells you that she will only agree to meet you in person if you are getting back together otherwise it's a waste of her time? She initially wanted no contact, but I contacted her after 3 weeks. She didn't respond to my two texts and one email telling her how I felt about her and [...]

Why You Should Wait 0-6 Months Before Committing

Why You Should Wait 0-6 Months Before Committing

I understand how exciting it is to have finally found someone you think might be "the one". But before you commit to someone and to the relationship, make sure you aren't just giving in to sexual chemistry alone or acting on the promise of material gain, and ignoring the warning signs of potential problems, hurt and a broken heart. In our text, [...]

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