"I love my girlfriend but I don't know what to say to her," says Sam. "I don't want to talk about marriage or kids or the future. I just want to have a good time, an interesting conversation. What do I talk about with my girlfriend?"
Even when a relationship has to end, breaking up is hard to do. Why does it hurt so much? Learning why breakups are so painful will give you insight and wisdom, help heal your heart, and show you that you aren't alone.
Money fights may be the top predictor of divorce, but it's not money's fault. Our emotional attachment to money is the problem. Some financial experts such as Suze Orman even say that we have a relationship with money. Our emotional attachment to money doesn't just affect our human relationships, it can destroy our marriages.
How do you leave a verbally abusive relationship when you have nowhere to go, nobody to talk to, and nothing to lean on? Each of these five examples or signs of verbal abuse are paired with an idea for getting out of the relationship.