Love


17 Gifts and Ideas for Your Boyfriend’s Parents

What do you buy your boyfriend’s mom, your husband’s dad, or your partner’s parents? A birthday or holiday gift that doesn’t clutter up their home, attic, or garage! Finding the right gift for his mom and dad depends on three factors: their lifestyle, your relationship with them, and the length of time you’ve been dating your boyfriend. The Teabloom Complete […]

Lovely Gifts and Ideas That Will Please His Mom and Dad

What to Do When Your Boyfriend Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

What to Do When He Says He’ll Kill Himself If You Leave

Does your boyfriend threaten suicide if you break up with him? Here’s how to respond to his threats to kill himself, including advice from a woman whose husband took his own life. It’s important to remember that you can’t get all the help you need here. You need to reach out to people in person, people who are experienced in […]


How to Recognize Verbal Abuse in Your Relationship – and What to Do

These four examples of verbal abuse in a love relationship may surprise you! They’ll definitely help you recognize unhealthy communication patterns and think about how to respond. Verbal abuse isn’t always direct or obvious, and it’s not always easy to recognize when you are being treated badly by your partner. “Thank you for this article on surviving life with an angry […]

4 Examples of Verbal Abuse in Love Relationships

Can You Save Your Marriage? 6 Signs You Can Revive Your Love

Can You Save Your Marriage? 6 Signs of Life in a Relationship

Yes, you can save a marriage that seems doomed to divorce – but you have to be realistic and honest. These signs you can revive your love and rebuild your relationship will help not only with saving your marriage, but also seeing your spouse – and yourself – more clearly. “I want to save my marriage, but it was going […]


Why Can’t You Leave an Unhealthy Relationship?

Here are several reasons you can’t leave your relationship, even though you know it’s unhealthy and even abusive. “I’m a prisoner in this relationship, I don’t know how to get away from him, I know he loves me, but I’m so tired of being controlled,” says Amy on How to Break Up With a Married Man and Heal Your Heart. […]

Why Can’t You Leave an Unhealthy Relationship?

how to deal with a depressed boyfriend

5 Ways to Help Your Boyfriend Deal With Depression

These tips on how to deal with a depressed boyfriend are inspired by a reader’s comment. I also included several signs of depression in men, to help you determine if your boyfriend is actually dealing with depression – or if something else is bothering him. How do you relate to a boyfriend who is depressed? How do you act, and […]


5 Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner – and How to Stop

Here’s what “intimacy overload” is, five signs you’re emotionally suffocating your boyfriend or husband, and eight ways to give him some breathing space. Have you heard of emotional boundaries in a relationship? The most important concept for women who tend to emotionally suffocate their partners is boundaries. If you haven’t read any of the “Boundaries” books by Cloud and Townsend, you […]

Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner How to Stop

How to Forget Your Ex Boyfriend

The Importance of Time for Getting Over Your Broken Heart

You won’t get over your broken heart, but you will get through the pain. Here’s why time is so important when you’re healing, and how to make time go faster so you feel better sooner! “I’m really struggling to get over my breakup,” says Paulette on 8 Ways to Heal a Broken Heart. “I’ve always defined myself by my relationships, […]