Dysfunctional relationships

11 All-Too-Real Things No One Tells You About Being In A Relationship

11 All-Too-Real Things No One Tells You About Being In A Relationship
Being with someone you love and care about is one of the best feelings you can experience. It’s normal to want to be loved and to want to be in a loving relationship that makes you feel valued and appreciated. But, much like having a baby, being married, or going through difficult life experiences, there is much that often goes unsaid about relationships, and this is applicable to even the best ones. It’s not our fault that we have this perspective. We receive so many subliminal and not so subliminal messages that everyone else’s relationships are going well, while we might feel we are stuck ...
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Stop Validating Your Feelings for the Wrong One

Stop Validating Your Feelings for the Wrong One
Why Validate for Someone who Invalidates You It's hard when you are in love and you are constantly trying to validate your feelings for someone who won't be definitive or specific with you about their feelings for you. When this happens, you question yourself and your worth because when you are in a relationship like this where the emotions and energy are one-sided, it is a constant roller coaster of ups and downs. (more…)
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