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How to Spot out Relationship Perils in a Digital World

The digital world has opened our lives up in many ways. Social connections can be made at a click of a button so it’s become a fast and easy place to meet people. This ease means you can reach millions of people, interact and have conversations as well as the control to respond or ignore anyone you want, which can be much harder in the real world. Building multiple relationships at once becomes the norm online with those people living in any corner of the world. But what’s the downside…

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Good Sex or Personal Space in a Relationship? People Choose the Latter

Closeness and intimacy may seem like the most important elements to a relationship. Good sex builds intimacy, but the majority of people value their personal space over a dynamic sex life. Over the last 25 years, Dr. Terri Orbuch, a psychologist and author of Finding Love Again: 6 Simple Steps to a New and Happy Relationship has been conducting a long-term study of marriage. The study itself is called The Early Years of Marriage Project,[1] which has been following the same 373 married couples throughout the throws of their relationships…

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These Books Can Save Your Time From All Unnecessary Fights With Your Relationship

Being in a relationship with constant fights can be tedious. However, many conflicts in relationships are unnecessary, and can be avoided easily if we understand our partners’ needs. Many people, however, overlook the need to learn about relationship. But in fact, learning relationship is paramount to a fruitful relationship; as we all come from different backgrounds and men and women are wired differently in general, without any study it is hard for us to understand, to appreciate, and to address the differences among us. Continue to read the article, and you…

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What You Really Need to Feel Secure in a Relationship

People who are insecure in their relationships do irrational things all the time. Texting their partner a million times in a row. Or calling to check in constantly. Maybe they try to keep track of their partner’s whereabouts, even checking their email or Facebook messages when possible. Maybe you’ve experienced this, either as the insecure one, or the person dating the insecure one. Or maybe you’ve even been both, in different relationships. Even if these aren’t the signs of a the healthiest relationships, these behaviors are common to make people feel more…

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Why Trying Hard to Stay in an Unhappy Relationship Is Not Love, but Fear

Dating in today’s society is difficult. It’s like navigating a mine field. Once people finally find someone they can settle down with, they want that relationship to last. Even if it means settling when they feel unhappy in the relationship, have to tolerate discomfort in the relationship, and convincing themselves that the relationship will be better some day. No one wants to be sad for sure. But why so many people choose to stay in an unhappy relationship even though they find it unfulfilling? Think about life before anyone entering…

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How to Argue So You Won’t Damage Your Relationship

All couples argue. Or at least all healthy couples do. Maybe your partner is running late for an event that’s important to you. Or he or she forgets to update you on their whereabouts, or has too many opposite sex friends, or forgot to bring you something after work. The list for conflict causers is endless. But the best relationships are “thick” with arguments. It doesn’t matter what you argue about, but how you argue. When you fight, you feel fear Conflict carries a negative connotation. If your partner doesn’t agree with you,…

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How Having A Healthy Relationship With Yourself is The Key to Happy Relationship

We all have our inner voices that are our daily companions. We all carry on an internal dialogue that constantly evaluates and analyzes our and other’s actions. And it is that inner voice that is an indicator of how we see ourselves and treat ourselves. How My Inner Voice Affected My Life For the longest time, my inner voice was an ugly bully that followed me everywhere. As a teen and young adult, I remember that I was living in the constant state of general anxiety. Even though I had…

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Believing in the Perfect Love Is the Greatest Relationship Killer

The perfect couples know everything about each other completely. They can read each other’s minds. They always agree with each other. They want exactly the same things in life. They want to do the same thing, all the time. And they never fight. This is the perfect couple who is always happy. But that’s just a fantasy. Expecting this to be your relationship is unrealistic. Even if you have held this idea in your mind for years, maybe you’ve already suspected that something is wrong with this image. Life is…

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A Stable but Predictable Relationship Is the Nightmare for All Lovers

You were once mesmerized by that smile. You got lost in those eyes. Just being near them was enough. And you just couldn’t get enough of them. He/she was like the most delectable piece of fruit. The perfect apple—the apple of your eye. Shiny, polished, deep-red perfection. All you saw in this world was only this unique apple, nothing else. But as time goes, you have started to get used of his/her presence. That smile and those eyes aren’t as special as they were. Suddenly you realize that there are…

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Why Empathy Is Both the Hero and the Villain in a Relationship

Most people wouldn’t think that empathy has a downside or limits, but in our relationships it’s not always a positive tool. It’s something that can be depleted, leaving our emotional tanks empty for other family members. Empathy is just one ingredient in the recipe for deep connections with our intimate partners. We have to look past this tool and understand its negative effects if we really want to create lasting connections. First, some definitions are in order. What Exactly Is Empathy Empathy is our ability to put ourselves in the…

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