Don’t Hold Your Feelings In When Your Partner Upsets You

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If your partner does something that upsets you, you need to speak up about how you feel immediately — without yelling. Therein lies the problem for a lot of people. It’s hard to express what you feel in the moment …

If You Escape Your Relationship You’re Going To Lose It

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Do you avoid intimacy or spending time with your significant other? Do you need a lot of space? If so, you’re pushing him or her away. Comments from YouTube: bsmanning83 How timely, Donna! I left the relationship Friday because of just …

Don’t Manifest Your Relationship Fears

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“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” Franklin D. Roosevelt Fear of abandonment, fear of intimacy, fear of commitment, fear of change, fear of rejection, fear of failure, and even fear of success — fear destroys relationships. You have …

No One Makes You Do Anything

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Before you blame your partner for making you do something, stop and think, “I have free will to choose my behavior.” Then make sure that you always choose your actions wisely. No one can make you do anything. You ALWAYS have …

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Having a positive attitude and being a supportive partner is something I highly recommend—unless you’re dating an addict. When you first meet an alcoholic, you may not see his or her drinking as a problem. Drinking is very social, and …

Can You Accept “No” or Do You Push to Get Your Way?

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When someone tells you no can you hear that? Or do you push forward to do or get what you want anyway? Ignoring the answer when it’s not the one you wanted is a violation of boundaries. Trying to justify why you …

Your Emotional Wall Keeps You Alone

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Being emotionally open in a relationship is very scary for people who are uncomfortable with feeling vulnerable. Putting up an emotional wall to hide behind feels safe. After all, it is much easier to get angry than to share what you’re truly feeling. But …

8 Signs Your Relationship is Too Hard

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Did you think you possibly found the love of your life but you’re not feeling happy? Are you frequently frustrated, confused, angry, or sad? Do you feel like you’re bending over backward and jumping through hoops to be there for your …