Because it manifests in so many ways, it can be difficult to pin down, but wherever you fall on the anxiety spectrum it is tough. It's tough for you as person and it's tough on your relationships.
The last thing you want to do on a bad date is stick around, sitting there for hours in a sea of awkwardness. But how do you get out of a bad date without hurting someone's feelings?
But, no matter how you're feeling, there's one thing that's so important to keep in mind, and it all comes down to how you feel about this person and how they feel about you.
If you've gotten used to doing everything with a significant other, proving to yourself that you can do things alone — and enjoy them just as much — is a great way to start moving on from the relationship.
We know that “settling down” is often considered a good thing — it can show that you’re comfortable, happy, and content. But settling for someone is worrying — implying that the relationship isn’t quite good enough or you're with them just for …
And the number one source of relationship stress? Well, again and again, studies show that it comes down to one thing: money.
Even though you may know, intellectually, that couples argue whether they’re married or not, there can be something really jarring about your first fight as a married couple.
You need to be able to sit and enjoy the same space, but not necessarily be chatting up a storm. There's a level of peace and contentment that comes with being able to just be with someone.
With so much going on when we talk about communication, what's the bottom line?
Surely, you're aware that having unprotected sex has risks, but how does it compare to other dangerous activities?