relationships

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…

Living Apart from Your Partner

Moving in together has long been seen as one of the most important steps in a relationship. In our society, sharing your space, routines, and, in some cases, money and material things, is a sign that you have a solid relationship. But…

The Role of Physical Attraction

There are many theories on the role of physical attraction in love and relationships. Many of them focus on the beginnings of a relationship. It’s also a widely studied concept in the psychology of social cognition, where experts have done…

Family Dynamic and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are disturbances or alterations of behavior linked to food and, therefore, to its ingestion. These are maintained in the long term and entail a deterioration in the physical health of a person. In addition, there’s deterioration of their…

Loving Someone with Alexithymia

Being in a relationship with a partner with alexithymia can be extremely difficult because one of the main characteristics of this condition is lack of empathy. If your significant other has alexithymia, you won’t get the emotional validation or authentic…

Can You Be Too Trusting?

Has anyone ever accused you of being too trusting? Many people are under the impression that trusting other people is a bad thing. However, are others allowed to call you “naive” for placing your trust in people? The answer is…

Narcissism in a Relationship

Contrary to what you might think, narcissists can fall in love just like everyone else. However, when there’s narcissism in a relationship, the anxiety and fear can be palpable. That’s because their love is like a lasso that gets tighter…