Relationship Help: 10 Ways To Keep Your Love Evergreen

Relationship Help

Love is all about accepting your other half with all their flaws and imperfections. The true essence of relationships lies in the small gestures of love and intimacy that are made from both sides. As inconsequential as they may seem at first, these gestures are actually the foundations of a strong and lasting relationship that’s…  Continue Reading

10 Ways To Deal With A Control Freak

I used to be a control freak. Everything in my life had to be perfect. From a young age, I had to be the best pupil in the class at school. If I wasn’t getting the best grades then I would worry. The teachers couldn’t understand my concerns. It was just me being me. I…  Continue Reading

Emotional Abuse Breakthrough: Speak Up, Set Boundaries, And End The Abusive Behavior

Emotional Abuse

If you have been a victim of emotional abuse in your love relationship, or if you think your partner might be emotionally abusing you, please take a few minutes to read through this post. Today I’m releasing my latest book called, Emotional Abuse Breakthrough: How to Speak Up, 
Set Boundaries, and 
Break the Cycle of…  Continue Reading

Emotionally Unavailable Men: 16 Intimacy Killing Traits No One Tells You About

Emotionally Unavailable M

When she first met him, Laura thought she had hit the relationship jackpot. Jason was handsome, successful, charming, funny, and intelligent. She felt proud to be on his arm, to be the one he wanted to spend his time with. Who wouldn’t want to be with Jason? He was amazing. He was a catch in…  Continue Reading

10 Signs Of A Narcissistic Mother

Narcissistic Mother

Our parents are the key players in the early stages of our development, and they continue to have a huge impact on us even as we, too, grow into adults. How they choose to behave towards us – the language they use and the physical treatment they adopt – will help shape our characters and…  Continue Reading

Controlling Men: Empowering Advice For Women Involved With Bullies

controlling men

He was charming, attractive, intelligent, funny, and kind. He knew just the right words to say to make you feel special. He was the perfect guy for you — until he wasn’t. It didn’t happen right away. At first you thought he was being overly-attentive and helpful. He just wanted the best for you. He’s…  Continue Reading

How To Get Over A Breakup Like A Grown-Up

How to Get Over A Breakup

It’s like the air has been punched out of you. Even if you saw it coming. Even if you initiated it. Breaking up with your romantic partner is one of the most painful life experiences you’ll ever have. The longer the relationship and the more intertwined your lives have become, the more agonizing the pain….  Continue Reading

Why Do Women Stay In Bad Relationships?

Why Do Women Stay In Abusive Relationships

From an outsider’s perspective, it seems pretty straightforward. If someone is abusing you, physically, verbally, or emotionally — you leave. Why would you stay with someone who is causing you pain, making you afraid, or even damaging your children? Why would you put up with such despicable, destructive behavior from the person who is supposed…  Continue Reading

9 Behaviors Proven To Be Highly Contagious

Behaviors Are Contagious

Here’s an unbelievable (but true) story. In an article in the Association for Psychological Science, the writer shares a story about a strange event that occurred at a Tennessee high school in 1998. A teacher in the school noticed the smell of gas in her classroom and soon felt dizzy and nauseous. Shortly after she was whisked…  Continue Reading

10 Ways to Cope With Toxic Family Members

Toxic Family Members

Growing up I lived with a toxic family member. I know this family member loved me, but they did not have some necessary life skills. There were times of fun and joy, but there were also times I don’t like to remember. I experienced frequent harsh criticisms, name-calling, rejection, and was held to unreasonable expectations….  Continue Reading

10 Ways Toxic Relationships Are Like Blood-Sucking Vampires

Toxic Relationships

You’d almost prefer to be punched in the gut. At least you’d know what you were dealing with. At least you wouldn’t constantly wonder, “Is it me?” At least you wouldn’t feel like a low-life piece of shit every time you’re around this person. Who are these people that enter our lives like snake charmers,…  Continue Reading

Is A Narcissistic Personality Bullying You?

Narcissistic Personality

You might initially be attracted to his confidence. There’s a part of you that feels excited, even lucky, to be in his presence. His charm and charisma are intoxicating. If you’re a caring, sensitive person, you don’t mind offering him praise, catering to his needs, and listening to his complaints. Little do you know that…  Continue Reading

10 Stages Of A Relationship From Hello to Goodbye

Stages of a Relationship

Most love relationships begin, develop, and even unravel without our being fully aware of what’s going on. Especially at the beginning. We meet someone, feel an initial attraction, and then if everything lines up as it should, we are swept away in a torrent of chemically-driven emotions that blind us to anything but the intense…  Continue Reading

INFJ Relationships: 8 Reasons They Are Extraordinary And Powerful

INFJ Relationships

I’ve always been fascinated by the Myers Briggs personality types, and I frequently use the type assessment in my work as a coach and self-improvement teacher. Your personality type definitely influences how you relate to other people, and understanding your type can make a huge difference in your choice of friends and romantic partners, as well as…  Continue Reading

How To Save Your Marriage

How to Save a Marriage

Let me state upfront that I wasn’t able to save mine. After more than 20 years together, and with three amazing children, my former husband and I ended up apart. Divorce is not a happy option most of the time. It is gut-wrenching and painful and should be entered into after serious and lengthy consideration…  Continue Reading