toxic relationship

Photo by Jonathan Sharp on Unsplash

How Name-Calling Damages Your Relationship

Name-Calling Hurts Your Partner. And You. And Your Relationship. Read...
Gary McClain of The Good Men Project    |   04.10.19   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Photo by Monika Rams on Unsplash

6 Signs Your Partner Is A Manipulative Person

Being manipulative is so entrenched in my personality, I’m often unaware I’m even doing it until the dust has settled. Read...
Nadia Bokody of SHESAID    |   03.13.19   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Whenever I saw my friends in emotionally abusive relationships, I was always the first person to object and tell them they could do better.

I Was In An Abusive Relationship And I Had No Idea Until I Left

It’s going to take a while to build my self-esteem back up to where it was. But at least I know I can now recognize an emotionally abusive Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   02.18.19   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
If relationship drama is starting to play out like a bad reality show, it’s time to start acknowledging negative behavior.

6 Unhealthy Behaviors That Create Drama In A Marriage

Of course, attention is key to maintaining a healthy relationship, but if relationship drama is starting to play out like a bad reality show, it’s Read...
Rachel Pace of DivorcedMoms    |   11.27.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
All of the other times I had been cheated on had altered my mind, and the way I thought. This one changed my heart.

Here’s How Being Cheated On Changes Who You Are

I do sometimes spot “red flags” that aren’t actually there because I am expecting to be hurt. I get anxious if someone doesn’t call when they say Read...
Elizabeth Best of SHESAID    |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
That feeling isn't your fault. It's the direct result of a process known as trauma bonding, and understanding this is a crucial step toward setting yourself free.

What Is Trauma Bonding?

The more you are aware of the process of trauma bonding, the more quickly you can identify and avoid falling into a narcissist's trap. Read...
Joanne Brothwell of Your Tango    |   10.5.18   |   SHARE
Minds
A scumbag may fool your heart, but he can’t fool your ability to trust your gut.

Overreacting? Think Again. You're Not The One With The Problem.

My fiancé knew exactly what to say to wound me and knock me off balance. A scumbag may fool your heart, but he can’t fool your ability to trust your Read...
Nancy Nichols of Your Tango    |   08.10.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
If a person meets a certain threshold, it’s considered a pathology called Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

How To Spot A Narcissist 

If a person meets a certain threshold, it’s considered a pathology called Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Here's how you can spot a narcissist. Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
Minds