Category: Break Ups And Health

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Here’s Why Your Boyfriend Doesn’t Seem To Care

You’ve racked your brains over the problem, and no, it isn’t just a bout of insecurity. He is distant. He is also potentially resentful, passive aggressive, snarky, drained, unmotivated and uninspired. What’s going on? Well, that would depend… He’s Sitting On His Resentment Remember that argument you had last year? Not that one, the other ...

moving on from the end of a relationship

Moving On From The End Of A Relationship

A practically minded person will understandably claim that moving on is as much a physical act, as it is a philosophical one. There’s that. But then there’s also something else, something more personal. Something irrational, the ever present emotional wildcard we can’t quite come to grips with. What if we paired this time-will-heal-all-wounds passivity (that ...

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7 Common Types Of Mind games Exs Play

Welcome to the post-breakup wasteland, where nothing is quite as it seems and intentions are masked with layers of emotional camouflage. This article is my attempt at punching through the fragile defenses of a hand-picked selection of typical mind games. As always, if nothing else, I hope this serves as food for thought. On with ...

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Reliable Signs Your Ex Will Regret Leaving

First off, I’m absolutely not trying to appeal to the lowest common denominator here, and this article isn’t aimed at feeding false hope or denial, just to temporarily make us feel better about our breakup. Just to be clear: Just because they miss you doesn’t mean you’ll ever know about it (there are many variables ...

manipulation

Why Exes Stop Talking: Moving On Or Manipulation?

Even if we are fundamentally accepting of a breakup (and that’s a big if), being on the receiving end of distilled silence tends to exacerbate trauma and ferment insecurity. Have they stopped caring? Have they met someone else or moved on entirely? Is it a wicked ego-driven game to starve me of my resolve? While ...

rejection

How To Tell A Guy You Don’t Like Him (The Right Way)

I’ve become increasingly appreciative (although not always in the short-term, nobody is particularly fond of having their ego served back to them on a platter, but in the long-run — definitely) of women people who know how to shut down a romantic avenue that they know is leading nowhere, fast. However, I do understand that ...

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Signs A Breakup Is Just Around The Corner

As bleak as the question is, weighing whether or not our relationship is nearing its finish line is a great way to stop taking it all for granted. Whether you are here because of a specific reason, or are just doing a little introspective maintenance, I feel that periodically asking ourselves this question is a ...

repairing a relationship

Tips To Help You Get Back Together With Your Ex

While there are no scientifically proven methods of reconciliation that have stood the test of time, there are definitely ways in which we can improve our chances without burying what’s left of our dignity. To the point then, here’s what I won’t be using to make my case: Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP): While NLP can have ...

The Truth About Being Dumped For No Reason

What’s worse than seeing a relationship you worked hard to construct collapse in a broken pile of what ifs? If you ask me it’s undoubtedly watching it evaporate senselessly without any discernible cause. Without the benefit of reason on our side, we’re left to piece together an emotional jig saw puzzle that’s missing half its ...