When every conversation turns into an argument

It’s frustrating when every conversation with your loved one turns into an argument. When you’re done arguing and finally get the time to reflect on what happened, you’re like: “We fight over such minor and silly things!” Arguing once in a while is typical for relationships, but when every conversation turns into an argument- when …

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How to get over phone anxiety (5 Tips)

Phone anxiety or telephobia is when you want to make or attend a phone call, but fear stops you from doing it. You know that the call is important to you, but you get so nervous that you try to talk yourself out of doing it. People who don’t like talking on the phone usually …

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How to fix a relationship after a huge fight

While occasional fights are typical for most relationships, a huge fight can drive a wedge into a relationship. Big relationship fights affect us differently than small fights that get quickly resolved. Huge relationship fights force us to re-evaluate the relationship. We wonder how things got so bad. We probe deeper than ever into what went …

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How to get through to a stonewaller

Stonewalling is when one relationship partner ceases all communication with the other partner. The stonewalling partner disengages from their partner, physically and emotionally. The victim of stonewalling may try hard to get through to a stonewaller. But it’s as if the stonewaller has erected a stone wall around themselves that blocks all communication from their …

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My ex moved on immediately. What do I do?

Breakups are hard and what’s harder is seeing that your ex has moved on immediately after the breakup. While you’re still here, grieving over the loss of your relationship, your ex has already started a new relationship. You feel repulsed, disgusted, angry, and hurt. You think: “Did I mean nothing to them?”“Was it all fake?”“Did …

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How to be more mature: 25 Effective ways

Have you ever been told any of the following? “Don’t be such a child.”“You’re such a baby.”“What are you, 8?”“Please grow up!” If you’ve been on the receiving end of these phrases often, chances are, you’ve been displaying immature behaviors. No adult likes to be seen as immature. In this article, we’ll break down the …

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How to forget about someone

The human mind is a forgetting machine. We’ve forgotten most of the things that we’ve ever come across. The mind is always trying to forget stuff because it has to make space for new items. Memory storage takes up resources, so memory needs to be constantly cleaned up and updated.1 Research shows that the conscious …

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How to break a trauma bond

Trauma happens when we find ourselves in a threatening situation. The threat could be to our survival or reproductive success. Events that cause trauma include accidents, illnesses, natural disasters, break-ups, losing a loved one, abuse, and so on. A trauma bond is a bond that gets developed between an abuser and the abused. The victim …

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How to work on yourself mentally

People who’ve worked on themselves mentally are just different. Their actions and words betray the work they’ve put in themselves. You always get that feeling of ‘this person knows who they are and what they’re talking about’ right away. It’s almost as if you can smell their confidence. They’re smart, good conversationalists, goal-driven, and purposeful. …

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