What To Do About a Rebounding Ex

Heartbreak is one thing, but it’s another thing entirely when they immediately run to someone else. It can leave you feeling confused, and even betrayed. After all, if someone claimed to truly, genuinely love you, how could they turn around and run to someone else? On top of that, what does it say about that person, or even YOU if they run to someone who …

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Signs Your Boyfriend is an Ass

Unless you’re going through some rebellious or strange stretch in your life – it’s safe to say you don’t hope your boyfriend is an ass. Everyone’s looking for that perfect somebody. The person they can grow old with and live happily alongside. However, for many people, that stampede to find true love can be blinding. To the point it can blind you as to what …

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Why Good Men Are Leaving

More and more today, men – good men – are struggling in their relationships. Bad men, to use the term broadly, leaving their relationships for something better is nothing new. But why are so many good (or at least trying to be good) men having trouble in their relationships? Why are good men leaving their relationships? The men that are just trying their best to …

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Signs No Contact is Working

Signs No Contact is Working No Contact is not easy. It can feel so counterproductive, especially early on. In several coaching calls, people ask the same question regarding No Contact: “If I’m not fighting for the relationship, and they’re perfectly willing to let me go, how is backing off going to get anything to happen?!” There are several articles that can perfectly answer this question …

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Recognizing Love

We all, hopefully, have someone in our lives we can confidently say we love. We do our best to be there for them, support them, be loyal to them, possibly even provide for them. But to even the most optimistic – there’s always a question that pops into one’s head, even if just out of momentary curiosity. Do they love me? That question is so …

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After No Contact with BPD

Ripping yourself off of a relationship with someone with Borderline Personality Disorder can feel like you’re ripping off your arm. If you’ve agreed to start no contact, it’s likely been a really difficult process. To put things lightly. But let’s say you’ve stuck with it – you’ve taken the advice. You’ve cut off contact, you’ve only spoken to them if they’ve spoken to you while …

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Can No Contact Backfire?

No Contact is a difficult place to be, there’s no getting around it. I start a few posts with a line like that, not only because I feel like it’s just a good hook – but because it’s true. No Contact absolutely is a difficult place to be. It’s confusing, not only due to the specifics of its execution – like how hot and cold …

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Borderline Disorder Fact Sheet

According to the DSM-V, to be diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, a person must show an enduring pattern of behavior that includes at least five of the following symptoms: Extreme reactions—including panic, depression, rage, or frantic actions—to abandonment, whether real or perceived A pattern of intense and stormy relationships with family, friends, and loved ones, often veering from extreme closeness and love (idealization) to extreme …

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How to Avoid Relationships that Sap Your Soul

It’s easier to get drawn into a negative relationship than a lot of people think. It’s easy to get sucked into a relationship that started out seemingly perfect. Who doesn’t like the idea of an amazing relationship from the get-go? But what if things seemed to change overnight? What if a relationship that started out strong, amazing, maybe even surreal, slowly drifts into something you …

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How to Recognize Emotional Abuse in Your Relationship

Does your partner emotionally abuse you? Emotional abuse can be subtle and difficult to recognize. But this type of abuse can erode your feelings of self-worth and chip away at the happiness you deserve. How can you recognize the signs of abuse so you can take steps to protect yourself? Threatening Behavior An abusive person shows his tendency for violence in many ways. He may …

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