Attachment theory has gained a lot of momentum in recent years. At its heart, attachment theory is a psychological premise that explains how people develop long-term bonds and emotional connections with others. Ideally, we would all form secure attachments with each other and enjoy healthy relationships full of love, support,
Understanding our own behavior is tough sometimes. We say yes when we want to say no. We push people away to get their attention. We hope for change but hide from challenges. Do you ever catch yourself experiencing these confusing contradictions? You want a meaningful relationship, but you fear it.
Relationships are an essential part of the human experience. As we go through life, we develop many different types of relationships with everyone, from loyal customers through work to our spouses at home. Each type of relationship in our lives requires a different type of bond. However, we can sometimes
Over time, every relationship settles into a comfortable and predictable rhythm. But what if you settle into unhealthy patterns of behavior instead of healthy ones? What if you constantly cycle through the same problems? Unfortunately, simply rolling with the punches won't provide lasting change. You've got to address the cause
Most social interactions we engage in daily involve natural conversation, even when we're making small talk with co-workers or chatting with a family member. These conversations inspire us and leave us feeling refreshed and appreciated. But have you ever walked away from a conversation with someone and felt like things
Caused by the fake world of Instagram, couples all over the world are trying to attain an unrealistic 'ideal.' From matching outfits and date nights to cute ship names and weird bets, couples all over the world are sharing how they express their love for each other. Netizens have
Every month, during a time commonly referred to as your period, your uterine lining sheds. Along with bleeding that lasts between 3 and 7 days, menstrual cramps, mood swings, and cravings are familiar foes. Let's not forget the general feeling that everything is falling apart. If you're in a long-term
We’ve all heard the neat little piece of romantic advice: 'If he wanted to, he would.' It refers to the idea that a guy's actions and efforts will reflect his feelings for the girl he's dating. When we hear the statement, we might think of grand romantic gestures.
In the animal kingdom, there is typically a chain of command within social species. From monkeys to meerkats, the biggest and baddest of the bunch get to call the shots. The dominant member of the group has first pick on meals, mates, and more. We call them the alphas. Animals
In the 1990s, psychologists Arthur and Elaine Aron developed some questions. The aim of the questions: love. In 2015, the very same questions were used as part of a viral social experiment. A woman tried these questions on an acquaintance and they went on to tie the knot. Since then,
You feel the connection instantly. Sparks fly, and you swear you’ve found the ‘one’. The constant contact, phone calls, and non-stop texts make you feel giddy. New love, right? You and your new romantic partner become the couple that makes everyone around them feel disgustingly single. You’re practically