How Do I Stop Letting Past Relationships Affect New Ones?
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How Do I Stop Letting Past Relationships Affect New Ones?

What is the strongest emotion you associate your past relationships with? Is it regret, fear, anger, or anxiety?  If you continue to feel the same emotions you’re letting your past relationships affect the present relationship.  How do I stop being affected by past relationships? The idea of the “self-made” anything loses credibility when you realize…

Can Being Too Sensitive Ruin A Relationship?
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Can Being Too Sensitive Ruin A Relationship?

“Is my partner mean or am I too sensitive?”  If this question has been bothering you lately, it’s time to discover the truth.  Dating a highly sensitive person comes with its challenges. Do you think you are highly sensitive? Or does your partner lack the skills to meet the emotional needs of a sensitive person?…

What Does Emotional Immaturity Look Like In A Relationship?
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What Does Emotional Immaturity Look Like In A Relationship?

The signs of immaturity in a relationship vary from being too emotionally absent to being too emotional in general. Can you point out the 7 deadly signs of an immature man or woman? Do we even know what causes emotional immaturity in the first place? What is emotional immaturity in a relationship? Relationships offer us…

Is It Anxiety Or The Wrong Relationship?
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Is It Anxiety Or The Wrong Relationship?

What is the most powerful emotion that we can experience? Do you think it is love?  Even if it is only to impress the one we fancy, love is powerful, bringing out the best in us! But all star-crossed lovers tell tales of love’s destructive edge. When the emotional needs of your partner are ignored,…

Happy Relationships: The ONLY Thing That Matters
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Happy Relationships: The ONLY Thing That Matters

Navigating Google-full of relationship advice can often feel like a journey through a corn maze – confusing and loopy! Is love all that matters? Does respect trump love? Is communication the key? Do values make or break a relationship? Phew! Well, lucky for you, you found your way to this article because frankly speaking, it’s…

Relationship Abandonment Issues: A Quick Guide
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Relationship Abandonment Issues: A Quick Guide

Abandonment issues can wreak havoc in relationships. The persistent fear that your partner will leave you can lead to desperate attempts to keep them close, outbursts of anger or jealousy, and a constant rollercoaster of emotions. The good news is that healing is possible. By understanding the root causes and common signs of abandonment fears,…

What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 2)
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What To Do When You’re Hurting Inside? (Part 2)

“And a woman spoke, saying, “Tell us of Pain.”And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet (Knopf, 1923) The hurt of emotional pain can become unhealthy, and unbearable, if not worked within an effective way that enables us to understand it, process it, and…

How Long Does Emotional Pain Last?
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How Long Does Emotional Pain Last?

If you’re hurting emotionally, or have been in emotional pain for some time – and if you have similar patterns to what I used to have – chances are the emotional pain you’re experiencing might feel all-encompassing. Frankly, at this moment, that probably is your truth – the hurt, the pain, is so intense that…

Why Do I Feel Bad When I Set Boundaries?
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Why Do I Feel Bad When I Set Boundaries?

If you engage in any kind of inner-work – emotions, relationships, your relationship with yourself, limiting beliefs, etc. – you’ll come across the concept of “boundary setting”. From coaching to therapy, everyone talks about boundaries and how they’re good for you. Then, why do we feel bad for setting boundaries?! I’ve heard time, and again,…

Can You Heal Past Traumas In A Relationship?
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Can You Heal Past Traumas In A Relationship?

Should you be in a relationship when you have unresolved trauma? Should you be in a relationship with someone who has unresolved trauma? Is it possible to have a healthy relationship when one or both people have unresolved trauma? Can you heal your past trauma while you’re in a relationship? These are some critical questions,…