Jun 18, 2020 in Counseling
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
To occasionally have relationship problems is entirely normal, but what happens when these occasional moments of negative behavior become a consistent pattern?
That’s what we call toxicity, and it’s a huge contributor to a type of negative relationship that can be emotionally, mentally, and even physically damaging for the parties involved. Despite the harm that a toxic relationship between you and your partner can bring, these types of relationships exist in every part of the world without exception.
According to the World Health Organization’s World Report on Violence and Health, incidents of intimate partner violence where women were physically assaulted by their male partners were reported at rates of anywhere between 10% and 69% among countries surveyed.
Signs of a toxic relationship.
However, not all toxic relationships involve physical violence.
Toxic relationships may manifest in a myriad of different ways, but there are still some patterns we can use to analyze relationships and ask ourselves, “Is this healthy? Is it normal?” The following behaviors are only a few of the signs that may accompany toxic love:
- Dishonesty (including small fibs or “white lies”);
- Controlling behaviors;
- Financial abuse (withholding money or not allowing access to credit cards or bank statements, for example);
- Self-centered attitudes.
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If you feel like you are always tiptoeing around disaster with your partner, this too may be a sign of a toxic relationship or that they are a toxic person.
The dangers of toxicity in relationships.
Aside from the fact that toxic relationships can lead to heartache and the potential for violence, research has also shown that these kinds of relationships are associated with serious consequences for both your physical and mental health.
Unhealthy relationships may prompt a dangerous lack of self-confidence, unhappiness, and fatigue. Plus, research has shown that living in a toxic relationship can even lead to an increased risk of heart attacks or other heart problems.
Dealing healthily with toxic love.
If you recognize signs of toxicity in your own relationship or fear that negative patterns in your relationship may lead to future toxicity, you can ask for help anywhere and anytime from an Online Relationship Counselor. Online counseling sessions provide an opportunity for you to speak candidly to an Expert in a safe environment, and these Counselors can help you to navigate a negative relationship in a healthy way.
Instead of letting toxicity fester, reach out today in order to get the help you need. Learning to move forward with the help of a Counselor will not only feel better, but it will leave you healthier, too! Browse through our list of Online Relationship Counselors and message them for free today.