I teamed up with Mike Goldstein, the EZ Dating Coach, to talk about the relationship rollercoaster, and more generally, modern dating and how to invest your time and heart into building and nurturing an emotionally connected and committed relationship.
We covered a lot of things that are important to creating and sustaining a healthy and emotionally intimate relationship, such as:
What makes an unhealthy relationship
Why some people are attracted to emotionally unavailable partners who value their independence over a committed relationship
Figuring out your ideal partner/relationship
The telltale signs of an emotionally uninvested partner
The Relationship Rollercoaster
One of the most common patterns of an unhealthy relationship is a feeling that you’re on an emotional roller coaster.… Continue reading Here
Have you ever taken an escalator? You start at the bottom and without paying attention to what’s actually going on, you move up and up.
It’s the same thing when it comes to escalating conflict.
Escalation within a couple’s conflict happens when each partner communicates in a way that leads to harsher comments, more intense emotions, and the volume going upwards, figuratively and literally.… Continue reading Here