relationships

Don’t Tell Me

Don’t tell me to calm down because that’s exactly what I can’t do. Don’t push me into the corner, where I can’t see the whole picture. Please don’t tell me to stop being sad because there’s very little that I…

Five Keys to Giving Emotional Support

No doubt you’ve been in a situation where someone close to you was in a difficult emotional place and you weren’t sure what to do. Obviously, giving emotional support is your priority, but that’s often easier said than done and…

Learn All about Sapiosexuality

Sapiosexuality has become a common term to describe another sexual identity. In 2014, The New York Times published that many people are more aroused by interesting conversations than by sculpted bodies. Is the nature of attraction changing? Yes, absolutely. Sapiosexuality is…

Honesty Is a Way of Life

Being honest saves time and keeps relationships healthy. If you’re honest with yourself about your limits and what you think is right, it’s much easier to get along with people and avoid uncomfortable situations. However, being sincere with yourself and others…

Can You Trust Someone You Just Met?

Not trusting people has a lot of negative consequences. You end up isolating yourself from the world and you can easily become paranoid. However, deciding to trust someone you just met isn’t the best idea either. You might let someone…

Blowing Betrayal Out of Proportion

For many people, betrayal is unforgivable. It leaves a gaping wound and deep scars. In fact, it has even become taboo. We often blow betrayal so out of proportion that we refuse to talk about it because the betrayal has spoken…

What’s the Narcissistic Supply?

What exactly is the narcissistic supply? Before defining it, let’s first analyze the concept of narcissism: what does it mean to be a narcissistic person?  The DSM-5 defines narcissistic personality disorder as a dominant pattern of grandiosity (in idealization or…

Philophobia: The Fear of Falling in Love

The characteristics of philophobia make it a very specific, unique fear: the fear of forming a strong emotional bond with someone. Some people say that this tends to come from childhood abuse, divorced parents, etc. But that’s not always the case. There…