Botox may be a good option for you to cure wrinkles or age related blues but in long run it can leave you without any friends. You may think what is the connection between a beauty treatment and a broken relationship? Come lets have a look at the negative effects of botox and how it can hamper relations. Botox users find it hard to frown, look angry or sad and may even be unable to show empathy because of their frozen facial muscles. It leaves you with limited facial expressions that hampers relationships, as people using it may not be able to show their emotions completely. … [Read more...] about Botox Can Leave You With Broken Relationships
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Niemyjska et al. note that research indicates that for narcissists, the perception of mementos from relationships past reveals their attitude towards the people associated with them. Accordingly, after a breakup, narcissists may keep inanimate objects associated with their past relationships not out of a sense of nostalgia, but as “trophies,” symbolizing their relational success. They found this effect to be true even after controlling for self-esteem, quality of past relationships, and gender. … [Read more...] about Why Narcissists Keep Trophies of Past Relationships
4. Don’t give up. Lack of zest and love for life can set in when we give up on believing things can improve. Take your feelings seriously. If you are struggling in your relationship, it matters. If you deny, ignore, or rationalize away these feelings then you may be setting yourself up for chronic unhappiness. Many couples struggle and do the work that will improve their relationships. It is okay to be hopeful and try. On the other hand, if you’ve done that work and find nothing has changed then it may be time to consider letting your partner go. Either way, don’t give up on the idea that you can and deserve to be in a mutually respectful, emotionally intimate, fulfilling relationship. … [Read more...] about Feeling Stuck in Your Romantic Relationship?
Ovulatory Cycle For women, their ovulatory cycle in another biological factor that may influence her likelihood of cheating (Pillsworth & Haselton, 2006). Specifically, women are more likely to cheat when they are most likely to get pregnant (i.e., when they are ovulating). Whoa: This seems like an absolutely terrible idea, so why would this be? Evolutionarily speaking, women should desire to obtain the best genes possible (think Channing Tatum, Jason Derulo, or Zack Efron) for their offspring. But such a sexy mate may not stick around to raise the child, so she needs to have a more stable partner who will provide security (think Phil from Modern Family)—which is why a woman may decide to cheat rather than abandoning her primary partner altogether. As a result, if a woman finds herself in a relationship with a lesser quality partner (think Napoleon Dynamite), she’ll cheat when she is most fertile so that her offspring will have the benefit of better genes. Of … [Read more...] about The Biology of Relationship Infidelity
So, what to take from these findings? We live our lives in stories, and because all is storied, we also story our romantic life and our current romantic relationship. People tell these stories differently—partly because of their personality—and how people tell their stories is linked to how satisfied they are. Yet, researchers have only begun to examine the fascinating nexus between narrative identity research and the study of romantic relationships. A more extensive integration of narratives in research on romantic relationships might not only contribute to better understanding of romantic relationships, but might also be a meaningful complement for couple trainings. … [Read more...] about Darling, What Was the Turning Point in Our Relationship?