Human Relationships

Relationships are the pillar of human behaviour. Find out how to create the healthiest and happiest bonds. Learn how to effectively manage difficulties with your partner or family. Improve your quality of life today with all these details about social psychology, family psychology, or approaches based in couple therapy.

LGBT Violence, An Invisible Issue

LGBT violence is the type of violence that occurs within a same-sex couple. This type of aggression, as in any other form of gender and domestic violence, is when one partner controls or dominates the other. This is how the…

Assertive Communication with Your Family

Communication is the foundation for a good relationship with your family. But, how can you get your family to listen to you? It’s easier than you may think! Establishing assertive communication with your family is more than possible. Assertive communication…

Custody: Monsters Do Exist

In February, Custody (Jusqu’à la garde), the drama about violence against women from first-time filmmaker Xavier Legrand, won Best Film at the 44th edition of the César Awards in France. This was no surprise, as the film masterfully portrayed a…

Why Can’t I be Happy for Others?

It’s normal to be envious, indifferent, or even to really dislike that others are doing fine. However, sometimes you might find it hard to feel happy about other’s happiness and this could mean there’s an underlying issue. Most of the…

The Importance of Attachment

We all have a style of relating to someone or something and that style varies depending on the level of trust you may have with those people with whom you interact. This style, form or trend is closely related to…

Three Psychological Difficulties that Affect Couples

When you have underlying issues to address, you’ll most likely have issues with other people as well. In particular, it’s clear that there are some psychological difficulties that affect couples, subjective issues that prevent a relationship’s good development. The problem…

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The Consequences of Sexual Violence

When people hear the term “sexual violence,” they immediately think of child abuse or forced crimes committed by strangers. Although these are extreme examples of this phenomenon, they’re not the only ones. Sexual violence manifests in many ways. In fact,…

Why Do People Lie?

Why do people lie? You’ve probably asked yourself this question at some point in your life. In general, people lie because they’re afraid of what’ll happen if the truth comes out. They don’t want people to know what they did,…

Parents: Your Role in the Fears of Your Children

The attitude of parents towards the fears of their children can determine whether they hold onto those fears or not. This means that parents have an important part to play, as role models for emotion management. Lots of studies, like the…

Family Beliefs: What Can We Learn From Them?

We all have our own resources that help us cope with life. Everyone has both strengths and weaknesses, most of which come up due to family beliefs. So in a certain way, we could say that we’re apprentices of the…

Affection in Relationships

Being happy with another person is not as simple as consulting an instruction manual, especially as the years pass by. You mustn’t forget that a relationship is like a garden. In particular, you need to take care of and nourish it…

Interaction Rituals

Why do you do what you do? Why do you carry out some actions and not others? The answer to these difficult questions, at least in the context of social interactions, lies in the concept of emotional energy. The theory…

Five Motivational Quotes for Family Growth

Are you having a bad day? Is everything is wrong at this moment and full of nonsense? Could you use a break, not only physically but also mentally? Then, these motivational quotes for family growth might be for you. Thus,…

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Sexuality Lasts a Lifetime

People often assume that sexuality is “adult stuff”. Although it’s true that it’s present in adulthood, it isn’t exclusive to this vital period of a human being’s life. Instead, sexuality lasts through all life stages. It might be easier to…

Slave Grandparent Syndrome

To some extent, the emergence of the slave grandparent syndrome in Spain is due to changes that have occurred in recent decades to the family structure. Some important aspects are the incorporation of women into the working world and the…