When we lose control of them, we lose control of ourselves.
We scream. We hurt people we care about. We make decisions that we deeply regret.
From relationship researcher John Gottman to Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages, many love researchers agree on one thing: the biggest struggle between couples is an inability to understand the different needs of each other.… Continue reading Here
Is humanity becoming John Calhoun’s mouse utopia? The experiment he performed to test the stress of the soon-to-be limited space on planet earth.
The study concluded that when all available space is taken and all social roles are filled, competition and stress experienced by the individuals will result in a total breakdown in complex social behaviors.… Continue reading Here
In our modern culture, not being in a relationship ends up causing a person to be labeled as “having a problem.”
His parents are worried. They don’t miss a chance to ask him if he’s dating anyone. His friends are trying to help by setting him up on dates with every girl they meet in Starbucks. … Continue reading Here
As we’ve seen on this site, vulnerable communication is the solution for finding a healthy relationship and happy life. At a glance, most treat vulnerability as if it is something every person can do. Many believe that if the person sets their mind to it, they can get their needs met in a healthy manner.… Continue reading Here
Perhaps you’re afraid to approach an attractive woman. Maybe you hear yourself bringing up boring topics like sports and the weather. Lots of us fall back on these topics. They’re “safe” and surface topics that don’t risk offending anyone.… Continue reading Here
Sometimes we become attracted to people and date individuals who treat us poorly. I once dated a woman who would shame me for acting needy. She would tell me I was crazy, and it made me feel humiliated and worthless.… Continue reading Here
Far too often I work with people that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They’re unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back. Most of these people struggle in their dating lives because they choose not to assert themselves in fear of being rejected, or being deemed high-maintenance or unattractive for seeming needy.… Continue reading Here