The term ‘emotional blackmail’ is not commonly known, but if you’ve ever been in a relationship with someone who uses fear, obligation, or guilt to manipulate you into doing what they want, you’ve experienced it. This type of emotional manipulation can be confusing, so let’s break it down. What is emotional blackmail? The concept of emotional blackmail
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An emotionally unavailable partner may be evasive, make frequent excuses, and be unwilling to discuss their feelings openly. If you’ve ever been in a relationship with a person who is emotionally unavailable, you may be familiar with the agony of being unable to connect with your partner. As a result, you may experience feelings of isolation, depression, unimportance, or rejection.
To lead a life with no regrets, you need to leave your comfort zone behind and forge yourself as a fearless risk taker. Every single day that you wake up with air in your lungs, you still have a purpose. If you are still breathing and still alive, you are doing yourself and those around you a disservice by not
Setting boundaries with family concerns most of us as the holiday season draws nearer. We’ve all been there; an upcoming family party is near, and the feeling of impending doom hits. Family should be a source of encouragement, love, and belonging. We shouldn’t have to tolerate toxic personalities because of DNA. 6 methods for effectively setting family boundaries
Five Ways To Prevent Arguments After Couples Counseling By Myra Furey Often when couples come into counseling, they have reached their limit, have had an offense or betrayal, and are uncertain of how to proceed. They both may not be happy with their current relationship. They come into counseling and start discussing their perspective of the problem. They may not
After the recent events in Uvalde, TX, many parents are asking themselves, “how do I talk to my children about gun violence?” As a mother of two, I still question if the conversations I have had with my children are enough. There have been twenty-seven school shootings this year that have resulted in injuries or death, and as much
By: Janie Lacy How can anyone explain tragedies like the on going mass shootings, especially school shootings, to kids? There are a few things that parents can do to address any questions or any fears that may come up in children after being exposed to news reports or conversations from classmates. 1) Be Flexible It is important that you realize there
In this fast-paced world of work demands, running errands, and social media noise, it can be difficult to find the time to bond with your child. It’s important you make the time for some one-on-one bonding with your child. Bonding is beneficial for your child’s development and it also helps you! Here are a 4 ways to bond with your
Kim K. and Positive Body Image | Self-Esteem Coaching in Orlando Recently, reality star Kim Kardashian posted a picture on Instagram that shouldn't have surprised any of us, but seemed to cause quite the stir in the social media world. There were basically two reactions: disappointment or applause. Many women, and celebrities alike, spoke out saying that Kim K. is
Hashtag. Goals Goals. We've all done it. Browsed through Instagram, Facebook and other social media and longingly desired what others are portraying. Whether it's a relationship, job or lifestyle, the hashtag #goals says a lot. On Instagram alone, the hashtag #goals is used over 13 MILLION times. While this hashtag is probably meant more to be a compliment ("Wow. Your