Emotional well being, mental health & personal development

Tag: relationships

Are you being breadcrumbed?

Are you being breadcrumbed?

Here are a few new terms for you daters out there… Breadcrumbing, defined by Urban Dictionary as “the act of sending out flirtatious, but non-committal text messages (ie “breadcrumbs”) in order to lure a sexual partner without expending much effort,” equates to leading someone on. Breadcrumbing – […]

Remember these 28 important life concepts

Remember these 28 important life concepts

Live in the moment – the power is now. Anticipation is always worse than the actual event. Thinking makes it so. What we fear rarely comes true or is as bad as we anticipated. Learn to be less fearful and do things anyway. Avoidance creates […]

6 Signs She Is Ready for You To Ask The Big Question

6 Signs She Is Ready for You To Ask The Big Question

  Making the decision to commit is hard—and oftentimes daunting. Maybe you think you have found the love of your life. You can see yourself spending the rest of your life with her. But does she feel the same way about you? Is she ready […]

The truth about couple counselling

The truth about couple counselling

The truth about couples counselling involves many little known facts about love and interpersonal relationships. Couples often come to couples counselling too late and have unrealistic expectations about what couples counselling can do for them. Couples counselling CANNOT make a person love another person once […]

Are you dating a commitment phobe?

Are you dating a commitment phobe?

Signs of a commitment phobe You could be dating a commitment phobe and here are the obvious signs to look for. More often than not, there are always signs but when we want a relationship, we tend to overlook and dismiss the signs as they […]

Two types in relationships

Two types in relationships

I love this comedic skit by Jon Richardson. He talks about two types in relationships: ‘putters’ and ‘leavers’ (starts at around 5.46 minutes into the video). This defines my relationship with my partner quite well. He is a putter and I am a leaver…yes, I […]

The sex god or the safe one?

The sex god or the safe one?

For some reason, I have had many female clients (and I include myself in this) who have had a hard time deciding who to start a relationship with. Should they choose the safe reliable guy or go for the bad boy who is great in […]

How to improve communication in your relationship

How to improve communication in your relationship

I regularly see couples to help them improve their communication. After being together for a while, communication can deteriorate, resentment can build up and intimacy and connection diminishes. Common problems with communicaton involve couples making assumptions about what their partner is thinking, usually in a […]