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 …

Never Tell Your Number of Sex Partners

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It is a huge red flag if your man asks you, “How many men have you had sex with?” Do not allow him to make you feel bad about yourself or that you’re even obligated to answer. What you did …

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 …

Why You Should Always Accept a Compliment

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It’s flattering when someone pays you a compliment—at least it should be. It’s usually intended to be nice, to positively acknowledge you. It should make you feel good about yourself—boost your self-image. However, how many times have you responded to …

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 …

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 …

6 Tips to Avoid the Friend Zone

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Women are attracted to men they respect and desire. You can make a woman want to be more than just friends with you by being confident and showing her you’re attracted to her. 6 Tips to Avoid the Friend Zone Make …

Are You High Maintenance on Dates?

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No one likes to be on a date with someone who is high maintenance. Your behavior becomes high maintenance if you’re struggling with feeling insecure or holding high or unreasonable expectations. The main objective of going on a date is …

How to Be a Desirable Nice Guy

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Are you a nice guy who feels like you always finish last? Tired of getting stuck in the “friend zone”? Frustrated that every girl wants prince charming? Well, you can be prince charming; and also get any girl you want …

Don’t Decide What He’s Thinking

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Trying to read into someone else’s thoughts or feelings about you causes all sorts of problems in relationships, and it’s not good for you. So please don’t do it! If your guy is a little withdrawn and you choose to …