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Six Essentials to Achieving Self-Love

Six Essentials to Achieving Self-Love

By Faith James Do you think it is possible to love someone who doesn’t love themselves? Beyond what anyone else may think they can give you, self-love is the greatest gift you can ever give yourself. The standard of living that society has established puts pressure on most people because they struggle internally with the […]

What Is a Monogamous Relationship?

What Is a Monogamous Relationship?

Monogamy might seem like a straightforward concept—many of us think of it as the practice of being in one committed relationship, with one partner at a time—but is that really all there is to it? What Is Monogamy? “A monogamous relationship is a romantic connection between two people who promise emotional and sexual exclusivity to […]

5 Types Of Apology Languages & How To Choose The Right One

5 Types Of Apology Languages & How To Choose The Right One

Many people have heard of the five love languages, a popular framework designed to help people understand how they and those around them express and receive love. More of a well-kept secret, though, are the five apology languages.  The 5 apology languages. The five apology languages are expressing regret, accepting responsibility, making restitution, genuinely repenting, and requesting forgiveness. […]

What “No Strings Attached” Really Means

What “No Strings Attached” Really Means

By Stacey Laura Lloyd The world of modern dating is complicated. For example, what’s the difference between hanging out and hooking up? Or take the “no strings attached” relationship—what does that mean? In order to understand this type of casual connection and to see if it’s the right choice for you, you should know exactly what […]

Undeniable Signs You’re in a Karmic Relationship (And How to Deal)

Undeniable Signs You’re in a Karmic Relationship (And How to Deal)

Relish A karmic relationship is a passionate relationship that is full of turbulence. Karmic relationships are related to karma in a sense because they are thought of as relationships that we need in our lives in order to grow. These relationships test us and our understanding of love and relationships. The thinking goes that karmic […]

Taking Breaks and Spaces in Relationships

Taking Breaks and Spaces in Relationships

Dorcas Omidoyin To start with, breaks are not the same as spaces. They’re two different words with different meanings. In the case of cohabitation, people sometimes desire space in their relationships. Their partner’s persistent presence around them may be enough to make them feel choking. In the actual world, space is more relatable, especially when […]

TOXICITY IN RELATIONSHIP

TOXICITY IN RELATIONSHIP

Relationship toxicity does not begin when you observe indicators of domestic abuse or irrational behavior. It all begins when you start to doubt your curiosity, peace, and sanity! When you stop doing things your way because you’re afraid of what your partner will say or do. It all begins when you start to mistrust the […]

What is ‘Future Taking’

What is ‘Future Taking’

You’re on a date and the person is clearly smitten. It’s clear you’ve been brought together by the universe for a reason, they tell you, and they can see having children with you. And oh, wouldn’t it be great to hop on a plane and go on that bucket-list trip together soon? Like next week? […]

Sociopath vs. Narcissist

Sociopath vs. Narcissist

When people are “difficult” to be around, it’s easy to toss off labels like sociopath or narcissist—especially if the person seems to be totally full of themself or have no remorse for the way their actions might affect you. But while they share some similarities, sociopathy and narcissism are two distinct psychological disorders. Understanding them […]

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing to a New Relationship

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Committing to a New Relationship

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, which means candy hearts, hard-to-get dinner reservations, and possibly a powerful urge to leap into a relationship, stat. After all, with so much love in the air, it’s hard not to think about getting serious with that special someone you’ve been seeing. But before you get ahead of yourself, take a […]