Being in love is a great feeling. But being in love is often more complicated than it appears. And the question “Do I like him or the attention?” can reveal a great deal about a person.
From deciphering the right from wrong to navigating the myriad gray areas in between, forging and sustaining balanced, wholesome relationships is a work in progress. Our relationship advice segment serves as a beacon that ensures your relationship stays on course, even when it’s wading through turbulent waters of strife and conflict.
From figuring out how to handle those initial days of dating marked by undefined expectations and uncertainty over your future as a couple to dealing with serious issues like manipulation, gaslighting, abuse, disrespect, trust issues, betrayal, and healing from traumas – of the past and present – to become better versions of yourselves as individuals and partners, you need an ally at every step of the way.
Through our relationship advice, often backed by expert inputs, Bonobology seeks to be that ally and friend who stands by you no matter how tough the going gets and helps you emerge stronger on the other side.
Effective communication is the cornerstone of a healthy relationship. And the most important part of that sentence is ‘effective’. Because lots of couples communicate on a regular basis, thinking all is sunshine and rainbows, until the most random conversation escalates in the span of a few seconds. Thus, learning how to communicate better with your partner is the best thing you can do for your relationship or marriage.
An introvert and extrovert relationship is not like they show it in the movies. The idea of “opposites attract” has been romanticized so much, but things are different when it comes to real life. Movies rarely talk about how anxious and overwhelmed introverts feel in a crowd full of loud and outgoing people. They also don’t …
Taking accountability is a large part of making any relationship work. It is a wise person who says sorry when they have erred. But why is it that our apologies don’t get through to our partners sometimes? Why do we fail to complete a task as simple as saying “I’m sorry”? Nine times out of ten, the answer lies in our apology language. Our goal is to acquaint you with the five apology languages, namely: expressing regret, accepting responsibility, making restitution, genuinely repenting, and requesting forgiveness.
Make-or-break situations are bound to crop up in the course of a couple’s lifetime. After all, two people can’t possibly agree on everything. But when dealbreakers become the norm of the day, one or both partners begin delivering ultimatums in relationships. We need a nuanced understanding of this situation; one cannot categorize ultimatums in a marriage or a partnership as good or bad.