Blog on emotional well being and personal development

Tag: relationships

How to have a successful relationship

How to have a successful relationship

How to have a successful relationship Stop scoring points A successful relationship always involves acting with integrity, Even if your partner doesn’t. Respond in the best possible way and treat them as you would wish to be treated. Stop keeping score as this leads to resentment. […]

Thoughts on marriage and divorce

Thoughts on marriage and divorce

  Thoughts on marriage and divorce I have never been married. Not that I have ever been against marriage but I have never felt the urge to marry anyone. I honestly don’t believe that marriage strengthens or weakens a relationship – if it is the […]

What’s your love language?

What’s your love language?

  What’s your love language? We all have different ways of feeling loved. Some of feel loved when our partners spend quality time with us, some of us prefer it when our partners do things for us – like cook us dinner or take us […]

Power struggles in relationships

Power struggles in relationships

  Power Struggles in Relationships Relationships are rarely constantly equal as they progress. At times, one person will seem stronger and more in control than the other and this can change further down the line. What causes power struggles and what can be done to […]

Relationships – nurture them for contentment

Relationships – nurture them for contentment

Relationships – nurture them for contentment Relationships are the heart of happiness. We all need people in our life, to share experiences and feel connected. Social research has found “rich and satisfying relationships” are the only external factors that will move your happiness score from […]

What is love?

What is love?

  What is love? I recently came across a love report from 2009 and thought I would share some of the interesting facts that have emerged from this report called “Lovegeist”. What is love exactly? Interestingly, the report states that men are more romantic than […]

10 Things You Should Never Give Up For A Relationship

10 Things You Should Never Give Up For A Relationship

      10 Things You Should Never Give Up For a Relationship   1. Your self-esteem / confidence / self-belief Some relationships bring out the best in us, others leave us feeling unworthy and unsure of ourselves. If you find you are full of […]

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. Happy every other day too for that matter. Why should one particular day be singled out for love and happiness? Valentine’s day highlights love for the day…the one you love, the one who loves you. It also highlights when love is wrong. […]