Valentine’s Day can be a tough time if you’re single (some might even say the day is overrated). But don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to celebrate without feeling left out. So whether you’re happily single or ready to mingle, here are four ideas to make the most of the day, regardless of your relationship status.Continue reading “4 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day If You’re Single”
I’ve found myself in a bit of a rut since I got back home from my New Year’s holiday. And if I’m honest, it came as a bit of a surprise, especially considering that I haven’t gotten the New Year’s blues in a while, coupled with the fact that I had such an amazing time while I was gone.Continue reading “New Year’s Rut”
I don’t know about you but nothing says it’s the weekend like cozying up with your favorite blanket and settling in for the night with a good old rom-com. And if we’re being totally honest here, some of these flicks are so good that you can watch them with your bestie or your boo.Continue reading “The Top 25 Romantic Comedies of All-Time”
I don’t remember what exactly we were talking about when someone said to me, “How do you have money to do all that?” And without much thought I responded with honesty, “I just attract money.” As I continued to explain how I afford certain things, I realized that I was rattling off money affirmations.
Affirmations are positive statements or declarations that help to instill feelings of confidence, happiness, and motivation. With the right money affirmation, you can learn to change your ideas about money and your ability to achieve financial independence. This might sound confusing, but money affirmations have been shown time and again to be an effective tool for changing your mindset towards money.Continue reading “9 Money Affirmations to Attract Financial Abundance in Your Life”
The wait for the much anticipated reboot of iconic series, Sex and the City is almost over and I don’t know a single person more excited than me. I’ve already planned to have my mobile devices set to DND and my snacks are on deck for the premiere of the new show, “And Just Like That…” on HBO Max come December 9.Continue reading “‘Sex and the City’ Reboot Premieres December 9: Everything You Need to Know [See the official trailer]”
Anxious attachment style is one of the four attachment styles that are based on how people interact with others in their relationships. But what does having an anxious attachment style really mean?
People with anxious attachment styles are often preoccupied with the idea of losing their partner and are always fearful that their partner will abandon them. They often feel insecure and unworthy of their partner’s attention and find themselves constantly wanting to ‘check’ on them or get reassurance that they are still in the relationship. While most people don’t want to admit being on this spectrum, having an anxious attachment style is more common than you may think and there are even ways to move from an insecure attachment style to secure. Understanding attachment styles can help you recognize signs, causes, and how to fix it.Continue reading “Here’s What It Really Means If You Have an Anxious Attachment Style”
When it comes to dating, women often place men in two categories: the right man and the wrong man.
The right man, we suggest, is kind, consistent, and takes our feelings into consideration while the wrong man, we project as being selfish, unsupportive, erratic, and emotionally unavailable. While these two men may seem very different on the surface, they actually have something significant in common that once you realize, may help in your next relationship.Continue reading “Here’s What the RIGHT Man and the WRONG Man Have in Common”
One of the most fundamental parts of a relationship, I believe, is a feeling that everything that goes wrong in a relationship can be fixed. I aspire to what is known as a growth mindset in people and relationships, which is the idea that inevitably, people can change and things will work out despite problems they have and that couples can come out stronger for it. After all, this is why we get into relationships in the first place: to be with somebody who will support us unconditionally and help us through the tough times.
However, what happens when we start to blame our partner for everything that goes wrong in our relationship? What if we start to see them as the source of all of our problems? This is where the blame game starts to take over, and it can be a very dangerous road to go down.Continue reading “The Problem With Blaming Your Partner”
Attribution theory is a psychological concept that helps us to understand how people explain events in their lives. There are two types of attribution: internal cause/dispositional and external cause/situational. Dispositional attribution is the belief that a person’s behavior is due to their personality or character traits. Situational attribution is the belief that a person’s behavior is due to outside factors. Both attribution types can be used to explain behavior in (dating/romantic) relationships, but each attribution type is most commonly used in specific situations.Continue reading “How Blame Sabotages Relationships: Understanding Attribution Theory”
Lying, cheating, manipulating — they’re all bad and can lead to couples going their separate ways, but these things are usually done TO us and are beyond our control. There’s another action, however, that can lead couples down a spiraling staircase and ruin even the best relationship.Continue reading “Doing THIS Can Sabotage Even the Best Relationship”