You’re either starting one (happy days), moving forward into the future in one (exciting), coming to the end of one (yuk), or simply single (will I never meet anyone?). But there’s one thing to be said about relationships; and that’s that whatever stage they’re at, they’re never boring…
We often seem to be in a state of confusion. Am I too clingy? Am I coming on too strong? Should I call (should I not call)? What is he (or she) thinking? Why did he/she say that? Why did he do that…? So it can come as a welcome relief to gain a little bit of insight. And this is exactly what we’re all about; no nonsense, straight talking advice about how to get the very best out of your relationships.
The following are 5 of our most popular articles on dating and relationships that have proven the most helpful to our readers. Perhaps they can help you too…
So, you’ve met a new girl. It’s an exciting time and one that keeps those butterflies in your belly happily fluttering around. You seem to get along well. But what questions should you be asking to really get to know what makes her tick? We all use the same staple questions in conversation at the very beginning – you know, what music do you like? Where have you lived? Tell me about your family? And the answers to these give you an idea about a person to a certain extent.
But how do you REALLY get to know what this great girl is like deep down inside? We provide you with 15 intelligent questions that will see you gaining a deeper understanding of the beautiful lady sitting in front of you – and without sounding creepy when doing so…
We’ve all heard of an IQ, but what about your EQ (Emotional Intelligence)? Your EQ not only determines how successfully you might be in your relationships, but also in every day life. In fact, recent knowledge has led us to understand that those who are “star performers” have a higher EQ than others.
Your EQ is made up of 4 core skills: self awareness, self management, social awareness, and relationship management: in other words, it’s all about your emotions. So you can see from this how your EQ will affect how you react in a relationship situation. Find out your on this easy to do, very quick emotional intelligence quiz.
We require something very different from a partner when we’re in our teens than when we’re in our 20s and 30s. Aspects such as kids come into the equation; jobs start to get more demanding; health issues might bring a different aspect to a relationship. You probably own a house, You might have elderly relatives to deal with… All of these factors have an effect on a relationship. And it’s important to know how to deal with them.
Find out 5 of the most valid relationship tips for couples in their 30s in our in-depth article.
Learn What To Say To Someone Who Lost A Loved One – And What Not To Say
Wow – isn’t this an emotive scenario. Not only do you want to give your condolences, but you don’t want what you say to make the situation any worse. And for many people, not knowing what to say means they simply say nothing at all. This on its own is very sad. Because the very fact of saying even a few kind words about someone’s loss is acknowledging that you understand that the person meant something.
But hey, it’s human nature not to know what to say. And sometimes keeping quiet can seem the most sensible thing to do. This article will help you understand a little more about the emotions the person is going through, and how you can word what you say to be supportive, without being over the top.
Top 3 Reasons Why Relationships Fail
One of the strangest things about people and failed relationships is that we are complete gluttons for making the same mistakes over and over again. You’d think we’d learn from the past, don’t you? But even when we say “never again”, it’s only human to go on and do just that.
This article concentrates on the top 3 reasons why relationships fail. Discover how you can do your very best not to fall into the trap that means you end up as just another statistic…
Relationships provide us with some of the best and worst times of our lives. But with a little insight, knowledge, and a small amount of effort on our behalf, we can ensure that the good times well outweigh the bad. Understanding other people, and how our actions affect others, is the key to making a relationship work. Not only does gaining such understanding help with this, but it can lead to a far more fulfilling relationship on both sides.
And do you know what? It doesn’t matter what age you are; it doesn’t matter if you’re male or female; it doesn’t matter if your gay or straight – the more you understand about how humans interact in a good relationship scenario, the more you’ll get out of yours.
We’re dedicated to providing you with all the nitty gritty you need to know about this emotional subject. We’re with you all the way.