Arguing too much can't be good for your marriage. But not arguing can be bad for your marriage, too. Learn how to disagree with your spouse and strengthen your marriage with these communication tips.
If you are in a relationship with a person who is incapable of considering your feelings, denies you their personal thoughts, or is hypersensitive to what others think of their success, material articles or intelligence, you may be sharing your life...
Don't freeze up. Use your head and emotions to improve your life after you are rid of your personality disordered ex.
I'm not attracted to my husband sexually. What can I do about this? This is a common problem many women face. In this article, I will discuss the ways in which you can work through and solve this issue.
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.
It's so stressful being in a relationship with a man who has "baby mama drama," even though it doesn't have to be. In this article, I go over some ways that your man can help reduce drama with his baby mama.
How do you heal from narcissistic abuse? What can you expect after your relationship ends? Read on to find out.
Find out how to recover from loss of self-esteem after discovering that your partner has cheated on you.
Have you realized that your boyfriend is texting another girl and you're not sure what to do about it? While you certainly don't want to overreact, getting to the truth should be your first priority.
When I first met my husband, he was a single guy living in a studio apartment. He would go to work, come home and eat cereal for every meal while playing video games on his computer or video game console. When he played video games, he wasn't...
Sometimes relationships hit rough patches. Here are 10 signs that you relationship is in trouble. In addition we will attempt to go through some solutions to solve your relationship problems.
There are questions you want to address in your relationship but avoid asking. Suggestions for asking ten relationship questions of your partner are outlined, along with common themes and concerns.
She said no. Now what? Learn how to approach the difficult time that occurs after someone rejects a marriage proposal.
Want to know how to tell if your man is a narcissist? In this article, you will find 25 signs your man is a narcissist. Read the list of typical signs and behavior of those suffering from narcissism.
Silent treatment is passive-aggressive behaviour used to punish, manipulate and control partners. Emotional withholding is a tactic favoured by narcissists and symbolises a dysfunctional relationship.
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.
Is it ok to share details of your marital arguments with others? It can make you feel better, but is it fair and is it the right thing to do in the long run?
How to end the cycle of arguing with your spouse all the time. Begin to live a more peaceful co-existence. How to stop arguing with your husband or wife. Quick tips and an Argument Prevention Model.
What are some of the things that cause couples to fall out of love in a marriage? Read on to find out.
Learn to recognize the signs of an emotionally or physically abusive relationship with a narcissistic woman.
Learn how to cope with being blamed for something you didn't do with new strategies for dealing with blamers. Discover body language of liars. Learn to identify NPD (Narcissistic Personality Disorder)
So you wanna get back at your spouse for "something they did?" Yeah.. that's reeeaaalll mature. (end sarcasm)
The best way to overcome jealousy in a relationship is to understand it. Learn the signs of jealousy and what you can do about it. If you have a jealous boyfriend or girlfriend, understanding is key.
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.
Why some people reject, question or dismiss compliments & affirmations from a partner and what each partner can do about it. Essential reading for this love language.
Getting revenge on the people who have wronged you is one of the best feelings in the world, but it comes at a price. Read on to find out more.
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.
Is your marriage over? Here are 7 signs that could indicate that your marriage is coming to an end, and 4 things you can do if your marriage is breaking down.
"I am attracted to people who are broken and I want to fix them." Sounds familiar? Then you may be a Fixer. Don't worry - I am one, too, and I've learned how to deal with it. You can, too!
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.
What is considered cheating in a relationship? Why do people cheat? What should you do if you or your partner cheats? Read on to find out.
Learn about a few tricks you can use to deal with a snoring spouse so that your marriage does not get ruined.
I've had many women contact me who have been confused by men who were all into them—initiating communication, making time to see them, as well as opening up and having the "future talk," and then out of the blue ended up disappearing out of their...
Do you suspect your husband is tracking you? Watching your every move? Monitoring your computer and phone? Find out how to deal with a snooping husband.
What happens when you're discarded by a narcissist? Why do narcissists discard people in the first place? Read on to find out.
I know that relationships can be complicated, and that everyone’s relationship is completely different. But sometimes we make mistakes, be it small or very big ones, that we may regret.
Samples of apology letters for cheating to help you write your feelings and ask for forgiveness from your significant other. A list of dos and don'ts for saying sorry. Save your relationship and help your partner heal, too.
Single women empower themselves and their married friends by respecting the marriage boundaries. Why not think first of our sister before we think of making her husband happy?
If you're dating with children, it's important to know that your partner is ready to make them a part of their life. Here are some ways to tell if your new girlfriend or boyfriend is not on board with your kids.
If you are generally happy with your relationship and merely feel something is missing, it's helpful to determine what you need to change and how to change it.
As much as you might love your partner, sometimes life gets in the way. Career, hobbies, friends, or family might come before your time spent together. Should you stick it out in hopes of better times, or is it better to move on? Here are some things to consider.
Are you worried that you or someone close to you is being controlled by their partner? Learn the 13 most obvious traits of a controlling relationship and help break the cycle today.
When a relationship isn't blatantly abusive, how do you know if you're in a toxic or a healthy relationship? Here are a few key points that will tell you whether your relationship is healthy or not.
Women know intuitively when they are being devalued." ~ Robyn Silverman Being in a relationship with a Narcissist is like being on a roller-coaster ride that never ends. One moment, you feel loved, adored and cherished. The next, you feel...
Is my boyfriend cheating on me? I think my boyfriend is cheating on me. How can I be sure? How can I find out if my boyfriend is dating someone else? I am worried that he is seeing someone else but how do I confront him? Even the best of relationships break apart when either of the partners allow their libidos to get the better of them. This post lays bare some of the classic signs of a cheating boyfriend.
Why is it that some guys are just chauvinistic bastards that still, in this day and age, feel the need to disrespect women and express to the world their disdain for them? There are at least a few reasons.
No matter how right each person in a relationship thinks they are, neither one really wants to stay mad forever. For most healthy couples, making up after a big fight is preferable to divorce.
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.
Have you been having dreams that your partner is cheating? Are you ready to get to the bottom of these nightmares? Take a look at what might be causing them.
Is there someone in your life who just seems to drain all of your emotional energy? Do they poison everything you love and cause drama all the time? You might be dealing with a toxic person.
Most of us will agree that at one point in our life, we loved the wrong person. We got hurt, yes, but there is one kind of person that we should never ever get involved with...the married one.
If you have suspicions that you or a loved one may be in a socially abusive relationship, it's important to seek help. Learn to look for the signs of abuse and read a few examples of abusive relationships.
Why do men cheat on their unsuspecting, supportive wives? Why do women flock to the beck and call of a married man? What do you do when it all comes crashing down around you, and the fun and games are over? An honest look at infidelity and the lure of a taken lover.
An estimated 1 in 25 people have a personality disorder known as malignant narcissism. The use and abuse others. Here is where their victims can find support.
Insulting People. Starting Arguments. Snapping out that snarky zinger. This article will help you to always have one ready when you need it. These are the best quotes for starting arguments, ending relationships and otherwise insulting stupid people!
Intimate relationships are hard and Communication breakdown is a frequent problem. Use this communication tool to help you get your relationship back on track.
When men lose interest in a relationships, often they will never tell you. However, there will be subtle changes in their behavior that signal their love has gone somewhere.
What's it like to live with a passive aggressive partner - the doubts, the frustrations, the soul searching? Find out what might possibly help to reduce the destruction.
How do you cope with being in a relationship with someone who can't say "I love you?" Before you give up on him, these tips might help you find out what's really going on with the man you love.
Here it comes. Another month has gone by, and you know the monster is about to arrive. Everyone take cover!
Learn to identify if commitment issues are the cause of your relationship problems and how to overcome them. Help your partner understand and overcome these issues while growing closer as a couple.
Don't let the strife with the mother of your boyfriend's child ruin your relationship. Learn the root causes and develop a plan to live a drama free life.
Tips for what to do, and what not to do, if you are thinking about divorcing a psychopath, sociopath, or Cluster B personality disordered individual - narcissist, borderline, histrionic.
Are you wondering why your man seems unable or unwilling to commit to you? Do you think it's about time? Here are some of the reasons he may be resisting.
You think that your significant other might be cheating on you. You don't want to sit idly by and let this happen but you don't want to wreak havoc in the relationship by making accusations that don't have any validity. The truth of the matter is...
A personal reflection on dating a narcissist. Why you can't be comfortable with a narcissist and how relationships with them will ultimately end.
Knowing the difference between love and obsession can mean the difference between a long and healthy relationship and a potentially damaging and controlling one. If you question the status of your relationship, read on for more information.
Narcissism is going to be eliminated from the new DSM 5 in 2013. However, this controversial decision is in no way going to make a difference to those affected by this personality disorder, who know from bitter experience the psychological and...
There is no such things as the "perfect" partner or the "perfect" relationship. Here are 10 behavioral signs that your partner may not be the right person for you.
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.
Do you wonder if your partner is cheating? There are many different ways to cheat, and here you will find some of the signs that may indicate your partner has strayed from the relationship.
While most women avoid dating narcissistic men at all cost, others are actually attracted to them. What makes these gals fall in love with such self-absorbed guys? What happened during their childhoods that make them partner up with someone who will surely bring nothing but grief in the long-run?
Women need to stop treating their boyfriends like children, and Men need to step up and take care of themselves
Here is a realistic approach to the things that you should remember if you decide to confess having an affair or cheating on your girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, or husband. Plan your apology if you want to save your relationship from a breakup or divorce.
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.
People who are highly empathetic tend to attract malignant narcissists like flies to honey. Here's how to break free of these toxic bonds.
While searching for a partner, single folks come to realize what they do and do not want in a relationship. These are referred to as "deal breakers," and they are not good things to have in a relationship.
Partners or spouses can make you miserable in public and private or steal your money no matter how smart or educated you are. But leaving would mean you've failed.
What kind of problems can destroy a relationship or marriage? Some problems are solvable. But here are 10 that usually are not. These are the top 10.
Spotting or identifying a manipulator is hard because they attack secretly. Here, are some early warning signs of a manipulator to help you spot them.
Learn how to resolve trust issues in a relationship. Healthy relationships start with a healthy self image. Trusting someone else starts with trusting yourself.
Are you wondering if your boyfriend is jealous, but aren't sure what to look for? Here are some signs that he is hiding his jealousy from you.
The following is not meant to be a step by step manual for fixing a bad relationship. Rather, it is meant to be an examination of one's self and the relationship as a method of analysis to figure out what aspects of the relationship need attention if the relationship as a whole is to be fixed.
Have you ever been with a guy who seems to nitpick about everything? I have. He points out your flaws—both physical traits and personality characteristics—as if you didn’t know they already existed. We may be oblivious to certain perceptions...
When someone in a relationship says, "I need to find myself," what do they really mean? Are they lost? Is the relationship over? Here are some possibilities, and some tips to help you handle it all.
Have your boyfriend's signs of possessiveness progressed into obsessive behavior? Has be become very controlling? Read on for tips and advice on how to deal with a possessive boyfriend.
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.
Having a loved one enter the prison system can be extremely stressful. It's hard losing someone, even when they're still alive. There are strict rules & guidelines around visitation, especially regarding dress code. Your loved one may need you to set-up a phone account or send them money. More than anything else, your loved one needs you to support them. Encourage them to be active in the jail community.
These are the top ten signs that are exhibited by a cheating partner. Learn how you should approach your other half if you are seriously concerned about infidelity.
It can be impossible to solve even the simplest everyday issues experienced by most couples in a passive-aggressive relationship. Learn about 7 common passive-aggressive behaviors, and how to cope.
Jealousy is a deep rooted emotion that can break up even the strongest of relationships. This post talks about how you can calm her down and deal with her insecurities in a mature way.
Suspect your man is cheating? Maybe you know a man who wants to cheat with you. Here are some common reasons why a man might decide to cheat on his partner.
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.
Tired of the endless fights and arguments with your woman? Want to end the hostility in your relationship and get back to lovin? Check out this hub for some humorously helpful tips.
Emotional abuse is subtle and you may be unaware that it is even happening, as no physical injuries are inflicted. Yet, the psychological damage is far worse, causing depression and suicidal thoughts.
Today, the label "narcissist" gets used for anyone and everyone who's self-involved. How do you know, though, if you're dating someone who's simply focused on themselves as opposed to someone who could be destructive to your life? Here are 7 questions to ask when making such a determination.
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.
If it is one thing I have learned through my unfortunate and unpleasant experience with infidelity, its that cheaters are either one of two things: either sloppy cheaters, or extremely secretive cheaters. Don't get me wrong, there is also a host of...
The silent treatment is a common pattern of conflict in committed, romantic relationships. It can be damaging if left unaddressed, but there are constructive ways to break this communication pattern.
One of the most interesting aspects of an illicit affair is the perspective of the "other woman." Most of us have a hard time feeling pity for the woman who plays the role as the "other woman" in an affair. Many wives choose to blame her for the...
Learn why it seems like your man lets his pride get in the way of your relationship, and find out how you can deal with it to effectively resolve your conflicts.
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.
Before a person you care about gets caught up in the cycle of a toxic relationship that may potentially ruin her life she should look at these eight warning signs to see if the man of her dreams is really a toxic nightmare.
There are ten universal signs gay men need to pay attention to if they suspect their boyfriend is cheating. Some signs are obvious, others are not. Do you know if your boyfriend is cheating on you?
Is your man suddenly sending you mixed signals? Are you wondering if and how he might be playing mind games with you? Well, these are some of the things he might do.
Marriages and relationships with an addict can be very exciting and fraught with peril. Learn more about the effects of alcoholism and addiction on love and relationships.
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.
Discovered by a psychologist, the "Love Code" explains what is the true meaning of "I love you but I'm not in love with you." Learn more about it in this article.
The phenomenon of being in love with more than one woman at the same time comes from the fact that no two women are the same.
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?
A small proportion of the population has what is commonly referred to by psychologists as a dismissive-avoidant attachment style. Learn what this means and how to deal with it.
When hurt, it's hard to forgive. In marriage we build walls of silence. To renew intimacy, we must be able to apologize and forgive. Let's learn how . . .
The Little Shaman sheds light on the infamous "Jekyll & Hyde" dynamic in narcissistic personalities.
Here are five possible outcomes to share with those who are determined to have secret relationships. Hopefully, the outcome for them will be the one that is mentioned last.
Manipulative relationships can be hard to identify but are toxic to the victim's mental and physical health. Find out if you're in a manipulative relationship and what you can do to protect yourself.
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?
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.
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.
Many women are concerned with their husband getting angry and lashing out at them for no reason. In this article, I go over some common causes and some solutions for dealing with an angry husband.
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.
Can people with Asperger's Syndrome find love and romance? Learn about the difficulties you may encounter when in a romantic relationship with someone with Asperger's Syndrome.
One of the hardest parts of helping a mentally ill person is by enabling them. This article explains the importance of boundaries.
It's hard enough to deal with your own emotions when you have PMDD, but adding your significant other to the mix can make it even more difficult. Here are some lessons I've learned and am still learning!
Did you recently snoop through your partner's stuff or spy on their activities, and you found out that they're cheating? Here's what to do next when it's time to confront them.
Broken trust is one of the most difficult things to repair in a damaged relationship. It will take time and hard work for wounds to heal. Tips to help rebuild trust after betrayal are offered.
Toxic relationships are exhausting and can do irreparable damage to your mental health. This is what you can do to recover from a codependent relationship.
Loving a narcissist costs you everything. You will question everything about yourself. But there is help for you and there are ways to break the stronghold your narc has on you. Knowledge is power.
Cheating is never right in a marriage or any relationship, and excuses are not acceptable. Consequences are devastating for all involved, especially the offended spouse and children.
Find out how to tell whether your girlfriend is texting another guy or your boyfriend is texting another woman.
Here's how get your lover or friend to forgive you. How to kiss and make up after a fight. Here's how to get your lover back after a fight.
Research conducted by marriage relationship expert, John Gottman, suggests that if there is a certain balance between negative and positive interactions during conflict, marriages are likely to last.
The sooner you are able to recognize the personality traits of a cheater, the closer you will be to protecting your heart from their selfish ways.
If we're being honest, most of us women will admit there are certain words and phrases that trigger us. When men tell us to "just calm down," suggest we smile, or accuse us of having "daddy issues," it's bound to make us angry and tap into our deepest insecurities.
Depending on who you talk to online chatting is either a fun escape or an affair... What is your viewpoint?
Are you cheating on your partner or spouse? Are you afraid of being caught? Do you want to stop but don't know how? Discover how to stop cheating and become faithful again with this easy 7-step guide.
Have you done something you regret? Did you say something to upset your wife? Do you need to apologize to your husband? Here are some ways to say sorry when you've made a mistake and seek forgiveness.
Have you been texting your boyfriend (or just a guy you like), and he hasn't been texting you back? Here are some reasons why he might have decided to ghost you.
We all experience it at some point in our lives: Things seem to be going well, then suddenly he seems to lose interest. Don't worry, you're not alone.
Malignant narcissists are dangerous people who will destroy your health, your livelihood and your other relationships.
How to recognize and identify the emotional design of the narcissist and escape their insidious narcissistic abuse
Needy people can drive you nuts. We either run away from them or we are drained by them. But can we help them? Yes!
You’ve fallen in love with a married woman. How do you cope with the emotions involved? Do you believe she will leave her husband for you? Read on to learn what to do.
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."
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.
Being in a relationship with someone who is narcissistic, or who suffers with the full disorder, can be a long and painful path to bear. They are certainly not easy people to deal with...
Many victims of psychopaths, narcissists, and borderlines can't afford to work with a therapist to help them during their recovery from abuse. Books are an inexpensive way to empower yourself and begin the healing process.
Expression of feelings of love, affection and self-disclosure are aspects of marital intimacy. However, many marriages go through periods where couples experience difficulties in their relationship.
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.
What can you do to help you trust your spouse again if they have had an affair, or betrayed you in some other way?
Any girl who has experienced a same-sex relationship will know that they are magical, exciting and liberating. However, the unique dynamics present between two women can also lead to some bizarre and undesirable outcomes. Here are five problematic things that gay girls must avoid doing.
Learn how you can deal with temptations and be very watchful, and some habits you can adopt to help you to be loyal to your spouse.
Is your boyfriend suffocating you and you're not sure why? Consider these 7 possible reasons why he's being so clingy.
You try to defend yourself, but it always seems to be misunderstood. This is typical when dealing with a narcissist. Read on to find out why this is—and what you can do instead.
One of the most toxic relationships ever experienced is the relationship with a narcissist. Why are empaths so often victims of the narcissist? We shed some light on this today.
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?
Here is some relationship advice, outside of marriage counseling and couples therapy, to help you avoid a breakup or divorce.
Read on as this post outlines tips on how to stop being jealous in a relationship, followed by a quiz to find
Staying too long in a toxic relationship can damage the mind, body and spirit. Letting go is the only way to recover, heal, and reclaim your confidence and independence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Probably the one thing all narcissistic relationships have in common is that the demands the pathologically narcissistic person makes on the other person are unreasonable and unfair. How can you stop this from becoming your life? Read on to find out.
One of the worst things in life is discovering that the person you love and the person you share a bed with is leading a double life. Cheaters typically give off some common signs that we just don't notice, including spending more time on the phone...
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.
Do you know what to do when your boyfriend or girlfriend sends you mixed messages? Avoid problems by recognizing how to interpret what is really happening.
Is your significant other a narcissist, borderline, or psychopath? If you notice any of the following ten behaviors happening on a regular basis, then the answer is most likely 'Yes'.
Do you wonder whether your husband is selfish? This open discussion helps define what selfishness looks like in a husband and some helpful tips to deal with it.
Is your relationship is in a rut? Is there too much arguing and not enough fun? Read on to see if your relationship is in trouble and what you can do about it.
Find out how you can deal with your man's selfish ways with heartfelt conversations by not replying to his texts and many more everyday solutions to a serious relationship problem.