Setting boundaries in dating is key to having healthy relationships and keeping yourself safe. It’s all about understanding and respecting the limits of the other person, and yourself. This blog article will explore what boundaries in dating are, why they’re important, and how to set them. We’ll look at the different types of boundaries, warning [read more]
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Is It Over?
Do things feel “off” so that you are constantly giving yourself the pep talk, trying to convince yourself to stay? If so, maybe you shouldn’t. Stay, that is. Could be time to cut your losses. Tough as that sounds, it’s better to not turn a blind eye to it. Bottom line: trust your instincts. But [read more]
Are You Unhealthily Codependent?
Kimia had been in several relationships that started out well, but eventually did not fulfill her. She invariably ended up feeling taken advantage of, and that her boyfriends did not really care deeply for her. I asked her, “Do you think you made it clear to them that you won’t tolerate disrespectful behavior and that [read more]
Honoring Father’s Day, Dating A Single Dad
Did you know that the very first Father’s Day was celebrated on June, 19th 1910 in the state of Washington, and 58 years later, this special day became a nationwide holiday? Today people all over the world honor and give thanks to their dads and father-figures, making it a moment in time where we can [read more]
Overcome Your Fear of Being Alone
While being in a happy and stable relationship with someone you love and or adore can be like living a dream, being a partner is not the only path to happiness. In fact, when you’re able to spend time alone, with yourself, magic happens. A kind of magic that allows you to be the best [read more]
Being Vulnerable is Your Superpower!
Many believe that the word ‘vulnerable’ is synonymous with the word ‘weakness’. And today, we are going to shatter that belief into a million little pieces. You are going to learn that being vulnerable, in any capacity, is actually a superpower. It signifies being strong, brave, and courageous. And by embracing your vulnerability, you will [read more]
Live the Life You Deserve! A Guide to Acknowledging and Processing Fear
Fear is something that can have devastating effects on our mental, physical, social, and emotional well-being. It has the ability to weaken our immune system, and chronic fear could lead to cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal issues, and other harmful ailments. Yet despite these terrible consequences of fear, it’s important for us to remember that everyone has, [read more]
How to Begin Feeling Safe Enough to Express Our Truth
“Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery,” Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a Russian novelist, once said. And so, this is how millions of people feel and behave every single day. It’s hard to speak our truth or to reveal our true feelings to someone, especially when we have an unnerving [read more]