Tag Archives: Relationships

Nine Warning Signs of an Abuser

No one is immune to abuse. Men, women, children, and seniors are all prone to being abuse victims. Abuse can take many forms, including physical assault, emotional bullying, sexual abuse, or neglect. Abuse victims may develop emotional and psychological problems, including anxiety disorders and depression. Victims that have faced severe abuse may resort to substance

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Intimate Partner Abuse

Intimate partner abuse is a form of domestic violence that can occur against both men and women. It does not matter what type of relationship one is involved in, abuse can occur in any type of relationship, including both heterosexual and same sex ones. Depending upon the severity of the abuse, outsiders may not be

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Learn How to Come Out to Your Parents

Coming out to parents can seem pretty scary, and sometimes it is. More and more people are embracing the idea that a lot of people are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transsexual to name a few. But many are still in the dark about being open with sexuality and that can come off as rude instead

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Introvert vs. Extrovert: Social Butterflies and Wallflowers

Humans are different. We all have our individual social preferences. Some are the life of the party and some would much rather a book or a movie in the safety and warmth of their own home. Some people would enjoy a close circle of friends and some are everybody’s best friend. What are the factors

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Forever Alone: Teens and Their Fear of Aloneness

Teens have the ability to believe they will suffer a situation forever. This includes being alone, as well as loneliness. Hence the term “forever alone”, This happens to teenagers all around the world. There is a difference between the two – in the first, someone may choose to be alone as they figure out their

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How to tell if Someone is Lying

How can you tell when someone is Lying Professors of Law Professors Hartwig and Freshman at the University of California Hastings advise asking the suspected liar questions she or he would not be prepared to answer. An unanticipated question approach is useful where people are trying to cover up something they did that was wrong.

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Feelings of Jealousy and 5 Tips for Controlling It

William Shakespeare said it best in his notable play Othello, ““O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; It is the green-eyed monster, which doth mock the meat it feeds on.” This, and many other quotes about jealousy continually sum up the same thing—how destructive jealousy can be. Although many people do not like to admit it,

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Social Stigma: Defining Ourselves in Culture

Social Stigma: Defining Ourselves in Culture Enter an elevator, and what is the first thing you do? If you are like most people, you probably walked onto the platform not uttering a word. Then, after you found an empty spot to stand in, you turned to face the doors, but instead of watching those doors,

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Who is the Habitual Liar?

Lies, fibs, not telling the absolute truth and little white lies are basically the same thing. At some point, almost everyone has told some form of lie. If a person does not tell answer a question with full and complete honesty, their answer may be considered as a lie by omission. This means that even

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Parents: What Does FWB Mean

The nuclear family is the basic unit of a functioning society. There is overwhelming evidence that children become more productive adults when they’re raised in a home with both a mother and father. Yet in still, more people are choosing to remain single, even after they’ve had children. There are several factors that contribute to

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8 Ways to Enjoy Being Single

While you may not realize, it being single can be a lot less worse than it seems. You don’t need a partner to make yourself feel alive! You don’t need a partner to fulfill your life or make it complete. Remember that you are beautiful and just as important when you are single. Being single

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Teen Dating Advice for Teens and Parents

As a teenager, dating is something that everyone your age is doing, and you certainly do not want to be left out and made the “odd” ball”.  There is a time and place for everything, but some things happen sooner than later.  As a parent, you probably dread the day your little one grows up and wants

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