Persistent resistance to change is the biggest warning sign of a partner that will be difficult to be in a relationship with (Learn more about this in our online singles course, Head Meets Heart). Here are some common statements that should sound the alarms that your partner may be resistant to change: - I AM
The popular phrase “opposites attract” can be a bit misleading. On one hand, it is often true. I mean it’s a saying for a reason right?! The reality is that people often are interested in another person with qualities that they themselves don’t possess. For example, if you’re introverted, it’s nice to be with someone
We all have our relationship blind spots. And many times our blind spots are a result of past hurts or experiences in our life. The great news is that we are not imprisoned by our past, we can make changes and the first step in that direction is identifying our issues. So on that note
I think that at one time or another we’ve all been guilty of self-sabotage when it comes to love. That we’ve had a blind spot that we missed and it totally ruined what could have been a wonderful. So I want to put out there the first of four major relationship blind spots you may
If you’ve ever read a self-help relationship book, I can almost guarantee that you’ve heard about relationship skills. I’m talking about communication and conflict resolution skills. These are often the crux of education programs that aim to improve relationships and the topics that fill the vast majority of research articles on relationship success and satisfaction.
So sorry to state the obvious but breakups suck, they are REALLY hard and for some people breaking up is so complicated that they just avoid it all together. Unfortunately it is a side effect of dating and some times breaking up is totally necessary. I’ve said this so many times to friends and clients,
So we've all been there. I know I've been there before...in a relationship where you start to wonder why you feel so insecure. In a relationship like this you start to constantly question yourself: Am I crazy..I didn't think I was...but maybe I am? Did I make a big deal over nothing? Am I being dramatic?
Dating today is like leaving the house without your phone. You know that feeling of being totally lost in the world without being able to Google every single question you can think of through the day...like you've just lost your safety net. This is how dating feels now, like driving in an unfamiliar territory without any device to help
A good heart can lead to heartbreak?! I know that sounds like a bit of a bummer. But if you really think about it, I bet you know someone who is “suuuuuuch a great person” but always gets their heart broken. Unfortunately, good-hearted people are some of the most at risk of becoming involved with an unhealthy partner.
I just ended my four year engagement to my fiance, bc he was emotionally abusive and scared me bc of his erratic behavior. He was also loving and affectionate and very generous at times. How do I deal with this situation? I'm so confused if I did the right thing. Do I try to date again? Or