Self-esteem and partner: how your relationships affect your self-esteem

Self-esteem and partner: how your relationships affect your self-esteem

The relationship between self-esteem and relationships with partners is very close. In a relationship, we experience well-being, a special bond, and in turn, the greatest fears and insecurities arise. Faced with the various couple crises, conflicts, break-ups or ruptures, our self-esteem is affected. What is your relationship? How can you improve your self-esteem to make …

Why do toxic or dependent relationships repeat themselves?

Why do toxic or dependent relationships repeat themselves?

People with certain behavioral patterns tend to replicate those behaviors in different versions. Perhaps one of the most common is the tendency to choose a partner a certain way. During therapeutic consultations, certain levels of consciousness are recorded in the patient’s speech during such repetitions; the person does not know how to get out of …

Types of attachment and protective strategies in the couple relationship

Types of attachment and protective strategies in the couple relationship

According to attachment theory, we all develop a style of attachment to others, based on the caregiving experiences we had with our parents (or other primary caregivers) in childhood. Attachment refers to our desire to seek contact and closenessa human need considered even more vital than food. The qualities of attachment Attachment involves: protection: know …

Relationships: “Neither with you, nor without you”

Relationships: "Neither with you, nor without you"

What is it and why is it allowed? If at some point in your life you’ve found yourself trapped in a toxic-type relationship that doesn’t quite make you happy, but you can’t get out of it either, this article will help you. That person you fell in love with, who comes and goes, who is …

Don’t get married without knowing first

Don't get married without knowing first

As time passes and our relationship grows stronger, we decide to keep moving forward and commit to that special someone. First of all, we should ask ourselves if we choose correctly or, rather, consciously. Each person is a world and only they know their tastes and desires. Choosing to share life with another person is …

The 7 keys to choosing a partner or knowing if you are in the right relationship

The 7 keys to choosing a partner or knowing if you are in the right relationship

Have you spent time in a relationship that didn’t give you what you really wanted? Surely you have wondered at some point “what am I doing here”. Many people have had the experience of finding themselves in relationships that don’t make much sense.they don’t quite understand how they got there and they still don’t understand …

The 5 most frequent reasons for consultation in couples therapy

The 5 most frequent reasons for consultation in couples therapy

One of the most intense searches of the human being is the search for a partner. This challenge, however well-meaning, is sometimes issued out of chaos and not out of the peace and pleasure of sharing life with someone else. The biggest mistake lies in the initial concept of the research, when we think from …

Attachment and its influence on romantic relationships

Attachment and its influence on romantic relationships

The type of attachment we developed in childhood with our family or caregivers has been proven to influence how we bond in adulthood with our partners and the type of relationships we have (healthy, addictive, toxic, etc.). The type of relationship we have is not only influenced by the type of attachment, but by attachment …

How to overcome dependency in couple relationships?

How to overcome dependency in couple relationships?

Have you ever exceeded all your limits to retain someone? Have you done things you never imagined? Have you left everything aside, friends, work, hobbies, to maintain a relationship as a couple? If your answer to these questions is yes, you may be an emotionally dependent person. Emotional dependence is a type of behavioral addiction …

To be an ‘amateur’ or a ‘lover’ in love

To be an 'amateur' or a 'lover' in love

Burning heart and fuzzy thinking. insomnia Sometimes we find it difficult to put our own condition into words. Some don’t love themselves so much, but love the act of loving. So, no matter who you love and you can change, the lover can “flirt”, because, ultimately, he loves no one but himself, he only loves …

Do I stay or do I go? How do you know if your relationship has a future?

Do I stay or do I go?  How do you know if your relationship has a future?

Is it true that these days we give up very quickly? “Before marriages lasted, now almost all end in divorce.” Surely you have heard a phrase like this at some point, or you yourself have wondered why today so many couples who planned a life together are breaking up. Those who marry hope not to …

What is infatuation and how is it expressed in affective relationships?

What is infatuation and how is it expressed in affective relationships?

In the field of love and romantic relationships we can find different forms of love, these can be understood in isolation or even several of them can occur in the same couple during the different stages that they cross from their relationship Among them, it should be noted encaprichamiento, a rather controversial form of bonding. …

Consummate Love: What It Is and How to Achieve It in a Relationship

Consummate Love: What It Is and How to Achieve It in a Relationship

We all desire and seek to build a couple relationship that brings us happiness and allows us to grow as individuals. However, there are different components that we must develop if we are to find that ideal type of love. To build a healthy relationship, it is crucial to understand that love takes different forms. …

My son is killing my relationship!

My son is killing my relationship!

Que alegría da cuando after so much waiting or searching, finally we have found that word that nothing else can name, fills our mouths and shrinks our hearts, the word “love”. Once the relationship has been formalized and passed through the three vertices of the Sternberg triangle (intimacy, passion and commitment), with more or less …

Social love: what it is and how it affects our relationships

Social love: what it is and how it affects our relationships

Love is a great source of satisfaction but also of conflict. It’s about a universal feeling surrounded by complexities; two people do not experience it in the same way. This difference leads to many and different disagreements in couples. Also, loving someone can cause great internal confusion. That is why many poetic and theatrical works …