relationships

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…

Bipolar Disorder and Relationships

The most common symptoms of bipolar disorder are sustained, quick, and drastic changes in someone’s mood. These fluctuations considerably affect an affected person’s ability to adapt. In this regard, bipolar disorder and relationships is a complicated combination. The typical bipolar…

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development refer to a comprehensive psychoanalytical theory that identifies a series of stages a healthy individual must experience throughout their lifetime. Each stage is characterized by a psychosocial crisis of two conflicting forces. Erik Erikson, like…

The Difference Between Monotony and Heartbreak

The difference between monotony and heartbreak lies in one word: attention. If you don’t pay attention to your relationship and let monotony take over, you’ll find yourself heartbroken and wondering what went wrong. Read on to find out what you…

Sex and Technology: Influence and Peculiarities

Human sexuality had remained unaffected by technological advances for thousands of years. Nowadays, however, technology is starting to take the limelight and sex and technology are closely related. This is due to the existence of technology itself, but also because…

The Differences Between Separation and Divorce

Separation and divorce might seem like the same thing, but there are important emotional and legal differences between the two that affect everyone involved. Both spouses are affected and, if they have kids, then they also suffer the consequences. If…

When Your Family Affects Your Relationship

If your family affects your relationship, things can get very complicated. You might have to learn to deal with situations that you weren’t prepared for and didn’t ask for. Although we might not think about it this way, when you…

A Breakup Doesn’t Mean You Failed

Breakups tend to be painful for everyone involved. However, when you’re on the receiving end, it can be even more difficult for you because you didn’t get a chance to decide. Consequently, you might interpret the breakup as a failure…

Eight Keys to Managing Resentment

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines resentment as “a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury”. It’s a negative emotion that you feel when someone harms you intentionally or didn’t try to avoid…

How to Get Through a Fight with Your Partner

It’s impossible to avoid conflicts in a relationship. At the end of the day, you’re two very different individuals. But the problem isn’t that people fight. The problem is that a lot of people don’t know how to deal with…

Sexual Narcissism: What is It?

Do you ever feel used by your sexual partner? Do they only want you around when they’re in the mood for sex? Does your sexual partner only care about their own pleasure and always puts you second? If any of…