The Workplace Bully and The Office Sociopath

Individuals who are competent, successful, cooperative and unlikely to confront the bully, or take action when bullied, are particularly susceptible to workplace bullying.

Can Scientists Forecast Attraction?

Long-term attraction is more likely to occur in the presence of qualities facilitating attraction, together with personality traits such as availability and inscrutability.

Grieving the End of a Relationship

The emotional responses to a thorny breakup can resemble the responses to the death of a loved one.

5 Signs That Your Partner Is No Longer Right for You

Does your partner take you for granted? Do you have the same core values? Do you really care about each other? Read on to see if you are right for each other.

5 Types of Subtle Verbal Abuse in Relationships

Verbal abuse can be very subtle. This may partially be why you are in doubt about whether you are in that kind of relationship with your beloved.

5 Ways to Spot Whether Your Ex Is Taking Advantage of You

After your breakup you agree to be friends. It doesn't take long, however, before you realize what a huge mistake that was. He is not a friend. He is taking advantage of you.

5 Essential Steps to Save Your Relationship

It is natural to feel anxious and sad if your partner stops fully reciprocating your love. But playing games to regain the power could have a disastrous outcome.

Would You Date Someone in a Wheelchair?

Is a wheelchair a hindrance to romance? If your answer is 'yes', perhaps you are too focused on what your relationship will look like to other people.

Relationship Mistakes to Watch Out For Early On

While some people do change, most don't. Old habits die hard. If things are difficult now, the likelihood is that they are only going to get worse.

5 Unhealthy Relationship Patterns

If you want your relationship to last, there are certain relationship styles you should attempt to avoid or at the very least keep to a minimum.

Commitment Phobia and Hookups

In today’s hookup culture, no one is a priority. People are options, like restaurants. If you don’t like the food, you don’t ever need to go back.

8 Signs That You Shouldn't Get Back Together With an Ex

It may be time to cut the connection with your ex altogether. Or consider acting just like them: Remove them from the center of your life.

Are Thoughts of Your Ex's Past Lovers Still Haunting You?

Why is it so painful to think about your ex's sexual encounters, when you won them back in the end? Read along for five possible reasons that your heart is still aching.

The 11 Reasons We Fall in Love

We have the greatest propensity to fall in love when we perceive the other person as a way for us to undergo rapid self-expansion.

Love and Psychoanalysis

Many mistake the shift in hormones and neurochemicals that are natural in healthy, long-lasting love relationships for a sudden absence of love.

Love as Attachment

Compulsive care-seekers, compulsive caregivers and avoidant individuals typically do not have a loving response that matches that of their partners.

The Most Effective Way to Put an End to Verbal Abuse

The only effective way to put an end to particular instances of verbal abuse is to call out the abuser each time they strike.

When Love Becomes Infiltrated by Hate

Passionate love and hate are obsessive emotions, whereas indifference is a a kind of numbness that likely sparks an absence of action as opposed to reaction.

Overprotective Parenting and Symbolic Rejection

The problem with helicoptering is that, like being physically absent as a parent, being hyper-present can harm children.

The Only Way to Succeed in Your Romantic Relationship

If we are used to the high of being in love and then we suddenly feel nothing but the occasional closeness and sexual attraction, we are bound to think that something is wrong.

Infidelity, Open Relationships, and Polyamory

Some romantic partners are convinced that they can provide everything the other person needs. Not so.

What’s In It for the Overprotective Parent?

Helicoptering and snow plowing provide greater life satisfaction for some parents.

Overprotective Parents: Helicopters and Snowploughs

Helicopter parents are physically hyper-present in their children’s lives, which protects against parental loss of autonomy.

People Who Are Unable To Love

Being in a relationship with a person who is incapable of love is one of the worst situations that a person can be in.

How to Overcome an Insecure Avoidant Attachment Style

Trust should always be treated as relative to a person.

Getting Over an Abusive Ex

Are you completely hooked on someone who no longer wants you and who was abusive to you? You are not alone.

Why We Hate Our Exes

Your craving for a dopamine fix that only your ex can provide can also make you angry and hateful toward the one person who is withholding your "drug" from you: your ex.

Why People Struggle to End Verbally Abusive Relationships

A person with an otherwise accurate theory of mind will repeatedly make the wrong predictions about verbal abusers.

Your Dependent Attachment Style Is Pushing Your Partner Away

If you have a depending attachment style, and you are in a relationship, chances are that you are in the process of ruining your relationship.
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Attachment Hatred

It is hard to conceive of the possibility of a father who loves his daughter but brutally murders her for falling in love with a man.

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