Being in a toxic relationship can have not only harmful effects on your romantic relationships but it can spill over into other areas of your life such as work relations and relationships with your family and friends. It can stifle your creativity, causing you to become unmotivated about your own goals and it can be detrimental to your self-esteem. Often times, toxic relationships are hard to recognize because they are usually accompanied by extreme physical attraction, intense sexual experiences and the illusion of “chemistry”. In case you are wondering if you’re in a toxic situation, the guide below will prompt you of any behaviors in your current relationship that you should heed.Continue reading “Are you in a 𝑻𝒐𝒙𝒊𝒄 Relationship?”
And how to avoid it like the plague that it is
Chances are, you’ve heard of narcissism (& by the slim chance that you haven’t check out my post here), but most of us have never heard the term Dark Triad. I’ll admit that I only ran across the term while researching communication behaviors for earning my Master’s degree. Coined by psychology researchers Delroy L. Paulhus and Kevin M. Williams in 2002, the term “Dark Triad” refers to a trio of negative personality traits—narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy—which share equally unappealing features.Continue reading “What is the Dark Triad of Personality?”
2019 seemed to be the year that put the word ‘toxic’ on the map. And like many other bandwagon phenomenon, the buzz around narcissism was no different. Bloggers and YouTuber’s content were on narcissistic overload. But with all the buzz, what does it really mean for relationships? I thought it was worth researching to find out.Continue reading “The Modern-Day Narcissus”
In the movie, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Holly Golightly, played by the legendary Audrey Hepburn explains the mean reds as being worse than the blues.
Continue reading “A Case of the Mean Reds”
“Suddenly you’re afraid and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. You ever get that feeling?”-Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Break up to make up, that’s all we do. First you love me then you hate me that’s a game for fools – The Stylistics
The real problem with on-again off-again relationships is…they don’t work. And I’ll tell you 5 reasons why.Continue reading “The Problem with On-Again Off-Again Relationships”
I knew around the end of December 2019, that the year 2020 had something in store for me.Continue reading “How COVID-19 Has Impacted My Life”
If you don’t have immediate chemistry or attraction to a person, are you still willing to pursue a relationship?
And is there a time frame to make a “connection” before you decide to move on?
Is an initial “spark” necessary for a relationship or can attraction “grow”?
Derived from the Greek mythology, Narcissus is perhaps one of the most recognizable figures to date.Continue reading “The Story of Echo & Narcissus”
I know many of you feel like since I’m the poster girl for weddings that I must have every detail of my wedding day already planned. L I E S.
I just want you to know that I pray for you daily. Even though I don’t know who or where you are, or if our paths have already crossed, I thank God for creating you for me. I also pray that I can be the wife, friend and support that you need. I hope our love will be one that inspires & that lasts a lifetime. I’m excited for our future together. But until then, I’ll be waiting patiently until God sends you my way.
-Your Future Wife