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5 Things that Cause a Relationship to Deteriorate

There are many things that can cause a relationship to deteriorate and can end it. However, being aware of them will help you to resolve the situation intelligently and prevent things from going further and harming you as a couple.…

I Want to Stop Thinking About You

I want to stop thinking about you, but I don’t know how to. My mind seems to control me, and although I want to remove you from it, I can’t. It’s uncomfortable. It’s not just about the memories in my head,…

How to React When Someone Treats You Badly

When someone treats you badly, you have three options: respond intelligently, allow the feeling of overwhelm to take over, or react aggressively. It’s not easy to deal with these highly intense, emotional situations because they activate very specific regions of your…

Microaggressions in a Relationship: A Couple’s Worst Enemy

Microaggressions are a hidden form of psychological abuse based on persistent, daily snubs–the kind of humiliation where the other person uses jokes or mockery to whittle away at your self-esteem. Microaggressions in a relationship can be even more insidious. This is…

The Main Characteristics of Toxic Love

Toxic love is much more common in relationships than you might think. It can take relationships down a bitter path that often breakup. But this might be an issue of learning: we’ve learned to settle for toxic love because of our…

I Was in a Toxic, Damaging Relationship

I was in a toxic, damaging relationship that destroyed me as a person and challenged everything good I had in me. It was such a poisonous situation that I came to believe that it was all my fault. I usually…