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?
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder may come across as grandiose, but they are emotionally weak and require constant validation from others.
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.
You try to defend yourself but it always seems to be misunderstood. Read on to find out why this is, and what you can do instead.
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.
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.
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.
A malignant narcissist will seize upon personal information and use it to damage your career and your relationships.
What are some of the things that cause couples to fall out of love in a marriage? Read on to find out.
Dealing with psychopaths, narcissists, borderlines, and other bullies can be exhausting. When you can't walk away, here are 3 essential tips to help you keep your cool.
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...
One of the hardest parts of helping a mentally ill person is by enabling them. This article explains the importance of boundaries.
Excuses and the lack of proper communication cause Relationship issues to crop up.. here are some of the commonest excuses men give in relationships and what they could mean.
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.
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)
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.
Discovered by a psychologist, the Love Code explains what is the true basis of "I love you but I'm not in love with you.
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.
What is considered cheating in a relationship? Why do people cheat? What should you do if you or your partner cheats on you? Read on to find out.
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.
Causing someone you care about pain and heartache can be deeply distressing. If you need to apologize to a loved one for a mistake you made, here are some tips for offering a sincere, honest apology.
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.
Learn how to resolve trust issues in a relationship. Healthy relationships start with a healthy self image. Trusting someone else starts with trusting yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
10 signs that your relationship might be falling apart: Quick love relationship advice for those who are wondering, "Are we breaking up?" or "I feel like my relationship or marriage is falling apart."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find out how to tell whether your girlfriend is texting another guy or your boyfriend is texting another woman.
When we learn that we are involved in a relationship with a pathologically narcissistic person, we may struggle with feelings of confusion and unreality. The Little Shaman explains how to deal with this situation.
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.
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.
In science, much like human relationships, a parasitic relationship benefits one partner and hurts the host. In nature, the tick attaches itself to the wolf and lives on it as a parasite; possibly hurting the animal by injecting it with a virus or...
Here it comes. Another month has gone by, and you know the monster is about to arrive. Everyone take cover!
The word abuse can mean a lot of things other than just physically harming someone. An abusive person is anyone who will call you names, put you down, make you feel worthless, touch you sexually without your permission, control you, prevent you from...
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.
The person you love is a coldblooded cheater. You have proof but now what? Don't overreact! Here is some advice on what Not to do when you realize you have a cheating spouse.
What are some red flags you can look for if you're worried that a friend or family member is the victim of a narcissist? Read on to find out.
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.
"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!
It is not the absence of conflict but how you and your partner handle it that will result in a healthy and happy relationship.
Abuse is not always obvious. It can be more subtle than outright physical abuse. Find out 5 important signs to watch out for...
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.
My ex and I still love each other 6 months after we broke up. We split because of his busy schedule and my inability to deal with it. Should we try dating, but not being exclusive?-Haley Haley, I am answering this assuming that his "busy schedule"...
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'.
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.
Do you feel your relationship is lacking something? This will help you communicate about the issues and learn what you both want.
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.
Depending on who you talk to online chatting is either a fun escape or an affair... What is your viewpoint?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this article, I break down some of the reasons as to why so many people get wrapped up in adulterous affairs.
After a relationship with a narcissist or psychopath, it's common for victims to feel confused and helpless. Many questions pervade their thoughts, including some that have no useful answers.
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.
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.
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.
Is your boyfriend suddenly less responsive—like he's ignoring you? Are you having a hard time figuring out why? Let's look at some of the reasons why your boyfriend may have abruptly gone silent.
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.
How do you heal from narcissistic abuse? What can you expect after your relationship ends? Read on to find out.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Betrayal hurts, especially when your significant other is the one to break your trust. It's natural to feel angry, devastated, and lost. Here are 9 steps to heal the trust that was broken.
Could you be a victim of gaslighting? Gaslighting is an insidious form of emotional exploitation that makes you question your own sanity. Spot the signs and discover if you are being manipulated.
Learning how to stop fighting with your significant other is much more than going to 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.
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.
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.
A malignant narcissist has many things in common with a sociopath. Some psychologists think these distinctions are different manifestations of the same disorder.
Intimate relationships are hard and Communication breakdown is a frequent problem. Use this communication tool to help you get your relationship back on track.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you worried that you may be in a controlling relationship? Look at these warning signs and get some insight on what you should do.
What can you do to help you trust your spouse again if they have had an affair, or betrayed you in some other way?
All relationships will experience both ups and downs. While you want to commit to the relationship and work through the tough times, when is it time to recognize the signs and walk away?
Do narcissist mothers apologize? What are the elements of a sincere apology? What's a non-apology? Should I demand an apology? What about deathbed apologies?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Find out how to recover from loss of self-esteem after discovering that your partner has cheated on you.
Sometimes the best way to say sorry to your wife after messing up is by writing her a letter. Find out how to ask for forgiveness from the woman you love when you've made a regrettable mistake.
Are you worried that your husband is cheating on you? Spying to find out is also a betrayal of trust. So what should you do? Here are expert clues to spotting infidelity in your marriage without betraying that trust.
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.
How to recognize and identify the emotional design of the narcissist and escape narcissistic abuse, which is the most damaging, undercover, covert and insidious form of mental/emotional abuse.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Hoovering is a very common phenomenon in narcissistic relationships. What is it, and more importantly, how do you deal with it? The Little Shaman explains.
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?
Emotional adultery and its consequences At what point does a person commit adultery? It is really easy to think of adultery in terms of black and white. If you are in a relationship and you kiss someone else, then it is adultery? Or isn't it? Do...
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.
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.
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.
When a guy is not emotionally over his ex, this will definitely become an issue...for you. The problem with most men is that they will deny, deny, deny that they still have feelings for their ex—even when you ask them directly. Here's a tip, a...
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.
Learn to recognize the signs of an emotionally or physically abusive relationship with a narcissistic woman.
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...
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.
Women need to stop treating their boyfriends like children, and Men need to step up and take care of themselves
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.
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...
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.
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.
While searching for a partner single folks realize what they do not want in a relationship. These are referred to as deal breakers...
What is verbal abuse in marriage? Is verbal abuse emotional abuse? What constitutes emotional abuse versus verbal abuse?
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.
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.
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.
What happens when you're discarded by a narcissist? Why do narcissists discard people in the first place? Read on to find out.
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.
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.
A list of five common emotional abuse tactics psychopaths, sociopaths, narcissists, and borderlines employ to gain and maintain control over their victims. Don't let it happen to you.
Many women wonder, "Why did my husband/boyfriend cheat on me with her?!" Even though you can't see the appeal of the other woman, there definitely is one to your cheating man.
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.
Is your boyfriend suffocating you and you're not sure why? Consider these 7 possible reasons why he's being so clingy.
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...
Here is some relationship advice, outside of marriage counseling and couples therapy, to help you avoid a breakup or divorce.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
Are you feeling stressed out about your marriage but you don't know why? Here are some common causes of marital tension that could be slowly building up between you and your partner.
Today, the label "narcissist" gets thrown around to describe anyone and everyone who's self-absorbed. How do you know if you're dating someone who's just annoying or someone who's potentially destructive to your emotional well-being?
Are you and your spouse always arguing about your social media accounts? Excessive use of sites such as Facebook leads to mistrust, infidelity and divorce. Save your marriage with these simple rules.
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...
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.
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.
What do you expect in your relationship? Here are some healthy habits to build for expectations in a relationship to help you make your relationship better, happier, and more fulfilling.
A lot of women believe that the intense possessiveness and isolation an abuser smothers them with is just a flattering way to express devotion and admiration.
When your man cheats, it feels like your entire universe crumbles around you. Most women dealing with a cheating husband or boyfriend start thinking of ways to fix the situation. We wonder what we've done to drive him to the arms of another woman....
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!
How do you know when someone is going to be a destructive force in your life rather than a healthy influence?
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.
Sociopathic women are nothing to be afraid of. So long as you understand some basic principles about how they operate, you should be able to get along with them without harm or trouble- you might even be glad to know them!
Toxic individuals (psychopaths, borderlines, narcissists, etc.) thrive on your reactions to their abuse. Provoking tears or outrage from you makes them feel powerful and in control.
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.
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.
People who are highly empathetic tend to attract malignant narcissists like flies to honey. Here's how to break free of these toxic bonds.
Malignant narcissists are dangerous people who will destroy your health, your livelihood and your other relationships.
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?
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?
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.
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...
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.
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.
How to find out if he's serious about you and learn why he may not be showing you signs of affection.
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.