Some boyfriends can’t defend or stand up for their girlfriends, much less protect or fight for them. How do you respond when your boyfriend lets his family, friends or coworkers walk all over you? You love your boyfriend, but how can you be with a… Read More »How to Be With a Boyfriend Who Doesn’t Stand Up for You
Telling your boyfriend you were raped could be the most important thing you do in your relationship. How will he cope with the shock, anger and pain of his girlfriend being raped? His reaction may surprise you. These tips for coping with a boyfriend who… Read More »When You Were Raped and Your Boyfriend Can’t Cope
You know something needs to change in your relationship, but you don’t where to start. If you’re looking for advice about your relationship, these tips will help you find the right person. Which, you may be surprised to learn, is actually the one you see… Read More »Where Do You Go When You Need Relationship Advice?
Learning why you can’t let go of your first love ( who is part of your “emotional memories”) will help you find freedom and healing from the past. The first time you fall in love is more precious and enchanting than all your other loves put together! You never forget your first love because it has a special resonance in your actual physical cells and DNA.
The worst part of feeling like nobody loves you is having no one to talk to. Even if you do share how you feel, people just brush your feelings away. “How can you say nobody loves you?” they say. “I love you, your parents love you, your dog loves you. God loves you! So don’t say you’re not loved, because you are.”
Love is powerful and strong..but is the power of love strong enough to save your marriage? It depends how you — and your husband — harness that power to renew your love for one another. The power of love is a learned skill, not something that comes from your feelings, hormones or even your yearning for a better marriage. Some psychologists call love an “act of willpower.” Not very romantic, but if you don’t deliberately learn and practice the skills of love, you can’t save your marriage.
It’s normal to wish you were married because our society cherishes and celebrates couples. What do you do when you hear about a 50th or 75th wedding anniversary? Cheer! How do you respond to an engagement or wedding announcement? Celebrate!
Is your marriage or relationship emotionally suffocating? Maybe you want to know what your husband is doing, going, texting or even eating at all times. Maybe your husband or boyfriend complains that you are suffocating him – or even that you’re overstepping healthy boundaries. Here, you’ll learn how destructive emotional suffocation can be and how to stop crowding your partner.