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Do not fall in love with the 'beginning'

I say, do not fall in love with ‘the beginning’ of a new relationship, because if you do, you will end up chasing after a vanishing mirage. Somehow many people assume that the very beginning of new relationships is nothing but a TEMPLATE of what that relationship will be like for many years to come. They remember the feelings, the hype, the adrenaline, the anxiety, the... Read More

When it's time to leave... and we don't

If you are not happy and nothing seems to be changing (and won’t change), do not dig the ground deeper under your feet. The deeper hole you dig, the harder it is to get out. The longer... Read More

He won’t say ‘I love you’ after a year

“We have been dating for a good 15 months and he has never said ‘I love you’ to me. I do not know what his problem is and why he is so uptight. We spend all of our free time together... Read More

What to do when he becomes distant

Whether he is your new boyfriend or is someone you have known for months, there is one issue that is almost guaranteed to happen in your relationship – his distancing from you. I know... Read More

Why your boyfriend will never become your girlfriend

If you have at least one girlfriend, then there is a big chance that you are emotionally close to her. If, for example, you are currently dating, then you probably talk about your disastrous dating experiences; and if you have a boyfriend or are married then you probably talk about your relationship issues, share your secrets, ask her opinion, and consult on ‘what to do’. You confide... Read More

How to recognize a commitment phobic man before he breaks your heart

I want you to know that what you will read here has happened to many many women, and if you were ‘lucky’ enough to be in love with a commitment phobic man, then you will recognize yourself in this article as well. This is rather painful stuff, ladies, but the good news is that once you know how to recognize a commitment phobic man, you will NEVER (hopefully) be... Read More

Stop pretending everything is OK if it is not

Stop pretending like everything is OK if it is not. If they are not playing ‘nice’, then you shouldn’t be playing ‘nice’ either! They ‘may’ play nice in the beginning (as they usually do) and that is why it is called ‘the beginning’. Once ‘the beginning’ is over it is the time when we should start thinking about our boundaries. We don’t just want to conduct an inventory (of those boundaries)... Read More

Do your fears and believes block you from having a healthy relationship?

A long time ago, when I did not know myself as much and was OK with anything or anyone crossing my path, I learned pretty quickly that most men are emotionally unavailable and users. I thought that this is just the way life ‘is supposed to be’ and that I had no control over who I date, who I am with, and what they are doing. Because of so many failures, I lived in constant fear and... Read More