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How To Cope With A Relationship Break Up – Part 2

In the first part of this blog I described 3 techniques to help you to cope when a relationship ends. In this second part I will describe a further 5 techniques. 1.Routines and task Fill your day with routines and tasks that give you a sense of pleasure and achievement. This will give you stability, structure and purpose and it will lift your mood. It will also build your self-esteem and confidence in your ability to cope and be on your own. 2.Take Care of Yourself If the end of […]...

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How To Cope With A Relationship Break Up – Part 1

In the first part of this blog I will describe 3 techniques to help you to cope when a relationship breaks up. When a relationship ends it can be devastating, especially if you did not anticipate or want the ending. You can find yourself completely overwhelmed by feelings of rejection, anger, anxiety, loneliness and hopelessness about the future. Coping with the end of an important relationship is a process that we must go through, this process has been designed, in a way, by nature, to enable us to adapt to […]...

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Laws Of Love: The Power Of Early Attachment Styles On Adult Romantic Relationships

Let’s face it. Sooner or later we have all asked ourselves ‘Why did I choose him/her?’. After all, we meet a numerous amount of people during our daily routine. So how do we select our better halves among many prospective candidates? And which are the elements that influence romantic partner’s choice? The science of psychology has attempted to answer these questions, and has achieved a considerable success in doing so. Among the various psychological models used by clinicians and researchers to investigate the subject is the attachment theoretical approach. Attachment […]...

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Do You Constantly Worry That Your Partner Will Leave You? Part 2

Do you constantly worry that your partner will leave you? Part 2 In part 1, we looked at how our abandonment fears can manifest in intimate relationships and how this is linked to experiences of separation in our childhood. Here are some steps to changing this: 1. Work with your therapist at the British CBT and counselling service to understand the situations in your childhood that have contributed to your fear of abandonment. 2. Monitor your feelings of abandonment. Learn to identify when your fears are triggered, for instance, when […]...

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