relationships

Keys to Connecting With an Introvert

You have to find the right moment to connect with an introvert. Connecting with them involves approaching them and finding out that they can be great conversationalists. We can also learn that these people make great friends. Under their somewhat…

Take My Eyes: Portraying Gender Violence

A subject that’s so unpleasant but yet, at the same time, so relatable and common is not easy to portray on the big screen. Gender violence, unfortunately, continues to claim numerous lives in 2018. I’m not talking about taking lives…

Agamy: A New Way of Living Relationships

New types of relationships are currently flooding the social sphere. Polyamory, open relationships, and relationship anarchy are only some of the most innovative concepts. In this regard, a new term that gives us a lot to think about and that…

Somatic Emotions in Emotionally Dependent People

If you’ve ever suffered from anxiety, you’re probably familiar with the idea of somatic emotions. That is when your body starts to develop physical symptoms for no apparent reason. Some examples are feeling something in our throat, a sudden rash,…

5 Lessons to Learn From an Unexpected Breakup

A breakup is an extremely painful experience. It’s even worse if one of the partners is still deeply in love with the other person. Love can bring a lot of beautiful things to your life, but it can also bring suffering. It’s…

When a Parent Has Paranoid Personality Disorder

Although it’s not often talked about, some children have parents with paranoid personality disorder. These children suffer the effects of unstable family relationships, scarring emotional instability, and a dysfunctional environment. Later in life, they have an elevated risk of mental illness. Clearly, these children…

6 Attitudes That Push You Away From Others

Being physically apart isn’t the only way to end up being distant from your loved ones. Sometimes, even when they’re right beside you, you can feel like they’re not there at all. With relationships, your connection doesn’t just grow from being…

Distrust in a Romantic Relationship

Distrust in a romantic relationship is like cancer. It often starts unnoticeably, but soon spreads and metastasizes. It’s one of the main factors that, if left unchecked, can deteriorate the bond between two individuals and even destroy it.

You Deserve the Love You Give to Other People

You deserve the love you’re always giving to other people. You deserve the same level of sincere, unselfish, and authentic affection. But what you get back from other people isn’t always equal to what you give. It’s not always as strong,…

Loving Without Anxiety is the Mature Way to Love

Loving without attachment, without becoming dependent, is loving without being needy. It’s freely and consciously giving yourself to the other person. It’s being part of a project in which there are no losers. There’s no need to give up your identity,…

3 Factors That Kill Romantic Love

The love between a man and a woman continues to be a mystery. That is in spite of the fact that scientists study it and philosophers analyze it. Even so, these days we understand more clearly why love happens between two…

The Energy Given Off by Your Relationships

The energy given off by your relationships determines what your life is like. We live in a world where it’s impossible to get away from outside emotions. It’s a world where other people’s expressions, words, and actions can either captivate you…

How to Become Better at Arguing

We have grown up in a culture of constant arguing, where we’re often grumpy about everything and don’t accept a difference of opinions. We argue about something almost every day, and we often do it more than once. First thing…

5 Giorgio Nardone Quotes About Relationships

Giorgio Nardone is considered one of the fathers of Brief Strategic Therapy. This psychotherapist has written a number of books in which he addresses complex issues like eating disorders, fear, and important findings in psychology. To get a better understanding of…

7 Features of Emotional Maturity

Feelings are more complex than emotions. It intertwines with the other, but it also has a rational component such as a longer amount of time and deeper roots. Emotional maturity, therefore, may be defined as an emotional trace which is…

The Evolution of Romantic Love

According to anthropologist Helen Fisher, people are born to love. Whether it’s right or not, this intense and complex emotion is also the source of our existence. Love is what inspires so much creativity. It also inspires so many worries. Consequently, understanding…