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  • How do you keep loving an addict, without losing yourself and letting them totally destroy you during their fight with addiction? Learning to loving with emotional detachment can help you to continue to support your loved one while also letting go.

    How to Love an Addict With Emotional Detachment

    How to Love an Addict With Emotional Detachment

    by lilmrslay2

  • Gaslighting is a serious domestic abuse problem. If you think you might be gaslighting your wife, girlfriend, or partner, look at this article to learn the signs of this emotional abuse designed to drive another person crazy. If you think you are a victim, look here for signs of emotional abuse.

    Gaslighting: Are You a Gaslighter?

    Gaslighting: Are You a Gaslighter?

    by Teeuwynn Woodruff4

  • Trust is vital for a strong marriage, and if you and your spouse cannot trust each other, this could destroy your relationship. But you can take steps to build or improve the trust in your marriage.

    Trust Issues in Marriage: Advice for Couples

    Trust Issues in Marriage: Advice for Couples

    by Yvette Stupart PhD16

  • Today, the label "narcissist" gets tossed around to describe anyone and everyone who's self-involved. How do you know, though, if you're dating people who merely like to focus on themselves or those who are potentially destructive to your well-being?

    Is My Partner a Narcissist or Merely Self-Absorbed?

    Is My Partner a Narcissist or Merely Self-Absorbed?

    by McKenna Meyers11

  • Divorce can cause guilty feelings for ex-husbands who have become legally separated from their children. If they and their new wives don't properly address this issue, the second marriage may also fail. This article discusses what happens and what can be done to avoid problems.

    How to Keep Guilty Father Syndrome From Ruining Your Marriage

    How to Keep Guilty Father Syndrome From Ruining Your Marriage

    by Sondra Rochelle4

  • Sexless marriages can have many causes. Madonna-Whore complexes are one of the most challenging and hardest to treat. This article examines what it is, and what it means to people who are in a relationship affected by it.

    What is Madonna Whore Syndrome?

    What is Madonna Whore Syndrome?

    by jellygator21

  • Betrayal is heavy. Dealing with feelings of betrayal has a lot to do with the closeness of the individuals and the level of trust that was broken. Sometimes, family or friends do unpredictable things. Sometimes people let each other down in relationships. Here's how you can heal.

    How to Deal With Betrayal From a Family Member or Toxic Friend

    How to Deal With Betrayal From a Family Member or Toxic Friend

    by Layne Holmes2

  • If you suspect that your boyfriend is trying to control you, check these signs. Then you have to make a decision - should you stay or should you leave?

    My Boyfriend Tries to Control Me

    My Boyfriend Tries to Control Me

    by Bev G6

  • Learn how to resolve trust issues in a relationship. Healthy relationships start with a healthy self image. Trusting someone else starts with trusting yourself.

    How to Resolve Trust Issues in a Relationship

    How to Resolve Trust Issues in a Relationship

    by Audrey Kirchner25

  • Last fall my husband was fired from his job. Here's how we coped with his job loss and stuck together to get to the other side of a bad situation without completely freaking out.

    What to Do When Your Husband Gets Fired

    What to Do When Your Husband Gets Fired

    by Holly Howard2

  • Nobody wants to be accused of neediness. It feels like a sign of weakness or desperation. The key is to recognize what it is that drives the behavior and then learn how to soothe it—not suppress it—in order to improve your relationships.

    Am I Needy? 6 Signs of Neediness in a Relationship

    Am I Needy? 6 Signs of Neediness in a Relationship

    by Bev G4

  • Jealousy is a large problem in relationships with narcissistic people. Why does it happen? Where does it come from? The Little Shaman answers those questions right now.

    Narcissists and Jealousy

    Narcissists and Jealousy

    by The Little Shaman1

  • Micro-cheating is a nuanced concept and can be very subjective to each person, so how can we tell if it's happening in our relationship at all? Here are a few common signs of micro-cheating to keep an eye out for.

    What Is Micro-Cheating? 5 Warning Signs

    What Is Micro-Cheating? 5 Warning Signs

    by KV Lo1

  • If you have found yourself in a relationship with a married man, you must protect yourself and weigh your options. Don't become a victim of a married man. Either move on or beat him at his own game.

    How to Handle Loving and Dating a Married Man

    How to Handle Loving and Dating a Married Man

    by GlendaGoodWitch260

  • You wish the fighting would just stop. The arguments, the hateful words, the silence, it's all hurting you so much you can hardly breathe. Unless you're one of the rare few that doesn't seem to have any problems, at one point in time, you've felt this way.

    Lifestyle Tips for Overcoming Marriage and Relationship Issues

    Lifestyle Tips for Overcoming Marriage and Relationship Issues

    by Eric Standridge6

  • Those who always blame others for their problems are considered blamers, a specific type of negative person. Here are ways to deal with them if you just can't cut them out of your life.

    How to Deal With Blamers

    How to Deal With Blamers

    by Amber13

  • Emotionally manipulative individuals take advantage of others for a number of reasons. They look for certain traits in potential victims. Four of those traits are discussed here.

    Why Do I Attract Psychopaths and Narcissists?

    Why Do I Attract Psychopaths and Narcissists?

    by Karli McClane3

  • There are few better ways to apologize to your partner than to write a short 'I am sorry' message or text that touches the heart. Here, you can find ideas to incorporate into your own heartfelt apology.

    I'm Sorry Messages for Him and Her:  40 Ways to Apologize

    I'm Sorry Messages for Him and Her: 40 Ways to Apologize

    by princesswithapen124

  • Are you in love with a married man? Being a mistress is a thankless task that will only end in tears and heartache. Discover 11 brutal reasons why you should dump your married lover and stop wasting your life.

    11 Brutal Truths About Being the Other Woman

    11 Brutal Truths About Being the Other Woman

    by C L Grant13

  • Feeling loved and accepted is a universal need, especially in marriage. So what's the best way to handle a spouse who criticizes you all the time? It takes understanding from both you and your mate, plus a willingness to face the issue head-on.

    How to Deal With a Spouse Who Constantly Criticizes You

    How to Deal With a Spouse Who Constantly Criticizes You

    by Heather Adams90

  • At the end of the day, women who become mistresses are our daughters, sisters, aunts, mothers, wives, and neighbors. Here are 5 things you may not know about being a mistress...

    5 Things Wives Should Know About Mistresses

    5 Things Wives Should Know About Mistresses

    by Michelle Zunter131

  • Has your boyfriend changed his behavior? This article discusses some of the everyday signs that show that he isn't interested in you or the relationship any longer.

    13 Signs That He Doesn't Love You Anymore

    13 Signs That He Doesn't Love You Anymore

    by princesswithapen324

  • Practical tips for keeping your man happy at home and happy in bed. Men want and need certain things to keep them satisfied. This article explains some of the things that help him not cheat.

    How to Keep Him From Cheating

    How to Keep Him From Cheating

    by Mystee Crockett9

  • Learning how to stop fighting with your significant other is much more than going through a checklist or flipping through a manual. Let's take a look at tips that will help you stop arguing and fighting with your partner and throw light on how you can save your relationship.

    8 Practical Tips to Stop Fighting With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

    8 Practical Tips to Stop Fighting With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

    by princesswithapen17

  • While both men and women are responsible for their own piece of a successful relationship, they are each also responsible for the actions they take that can damage an otherwise healthy marriage. Below are the top twelve things women do to hurt their marriage.

    Top 12 Things Women Do to Destroy Their Marriage

    Top 12 Things Women Do to Destroy Their Marriage

    by Deborah Demander232

  • One of the hardest things some of us will ever experience is watching a loved one—be it a family member or friend—stay in an abusive relationship. Here's a look at why adults stay in toxic relationships and the various ways in which we can help them.

    8 Reasons Adults Stay in Abusive Relationships and How to Help Them

    8 Reasons Adults Stay in Abusive Relationships and How to Help Them

    by Madeleine Clays2

  • 10 signs that your relationship might be falling apart: Quick love and relationship advice for those who are wondering, "Are we breaking up?" or "I feel like my relationship or marriage is falling apart."

    10 Signs Your Relationship or Marriage Is Falling Apart

    10 Signs Your Relationship or Marriage Is Falling Apart

    by GamerAinion26

  • Dealing with psychopaths, narcissists, borderlines, and other bullies can be exhausting. When you can't walk away, here are three essential tips to help you keep your cool.

    3 Tips for Communicating With a Psychopath

    3 Tips for Communicating With a Psychopath

    by Karli McClane50

  • Why are men afraid of commitment? Commitment phobia in men can be a result of many reasons that are deeper than what meets the eye. From lack of trust to lack of maturity and from fearing an end to freedom to not wanting to fall in love - here's an in-depth look into why modern men can be commitment phobic even when it comes to being committed to their long time girlfriends or partners in a live-in relationship.

    Commitment Phobia in Men: Why Men Are Afraid of Commitment

    Commitment Phobia in Men: Why Men Are Afraid of Commitment

    by princesswithapen10

  • Withholding sex can sometimes be an abusive manipulation. This article describes when it's abusive, when it's not, and how to cope with passive-aggressive people who use this tactic to manipulate their partners.

    Withholding Sex and What to Do About It

    Withholding Sex and What to Do About It

    by jellygator40

  • This article discusses my own personal experience in recovering from a toxic relationship with a narcissist. In it I offer advice to others seeking relief from a destructive relationship.

    Toxic Relationships: Recovering From a Narcissist

    Toxic Relationships: Recovering From a Narcissist

    by Wendy Golden162

  • The internal battle of a victim is often the biggest hindrance in finding freedom from abuse. I will share my personal experience and how I was able to win the war within myself and leave my abuser.

    Stop Abuse: The Internal Struggle of Walking Away

    Stop Abuse: The Internal Struggle of Walking Away

    by Sabrina Cameron8

  • In today's world, we are told to follow our hearts. As far as adultery is concerned, the less our hearts have to do with it, the better. This article is to help you get your head out of the clouds and back in the game. Adultery is never the answer and has too many risks.

    Should I Have an Affair? Why Cheating Is Never a Good Idea

    Should I Have an Affair? Why Cheating Is Never a Good Idea

    by Audrey Lancho2

  • While most women dodge narcissists, some are actually attracted to them and even marry them. Find out the characteristics of women who fall for self-absorbed men and the impact it has on their lives.

    Why Do Some Women Fall in Love With Narcissists?

    Why Do Some Women Fall in Love With Narcissists?

    by McKenna Meyers9

  • Is it ever acceptable to spy on your partner? What circumstances would warrant snooping? Would you be willing to lose everything by spying on your spouse?

    Spying on Your Partner: Good or Bad?

    Spying on Your Partner: Good or Bad?

    by Bev G15

  • If you find yourself stepping outside of your primary relationship to explore the unknown, these simple steps will help you not get caught. When you don't want to lose your main squeeze, but you want to explore other options, you must exercise caution and discretion. This article will help you.

    Don't Get Caught Cheating: Six Simple Steps to Hide Your Tracks

    Don't Get Caught Cheating: Six Simple Steps to Hide Your Tracks

    by Mystee Crockett3

  • When we think of domestic violence, we inevitably think of the physical aspect of this. There is a much quieter and less acknowledged form of abuse that can be just as destructive and traumatic. Is your partner playing mind games with you?

    Psychological Abuse and Controlling Men

    Psychological Abuse and Controlling Men

    by meloncauli19

  • If you keep bending over backward for him, you'll end up with his disdain instead of his devotion. Discover some simple ways to change course and get your life back.

    When Woman Are Too Eager to Please...

    When Woman Are Too Eager to Please...

    by Yves17

  • Chronic relationship anxiety is harmful to our mental and physical health. It can also destroy our relationships. Here are a few causes of relationship anxiety and strategies on how to deal with it.

    How to Deal With Relationship Anxiety

    How to Deal With Relationship Anxiety

    by KV Lo12

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