Relationship Advice

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. 

vulnerable narcissist

13 Signs Of A Vulnerable Narcissist In Relationships And How To Deal With One

Vulnerable narcissism falls under the spectrum of Narcissistic Personality Disorders. However, vulnerable narcissists exhibit lower self-esteem and are usually emotionally volatile. Relationships with such a personality type are usually characterized by manipulation, exploitation, and anxiety. Here are 13 ways that detect whether you are in a relationship with a vulnerable narcissist and how to deal with one.

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A Rundown On What A Narcissist Does At The End Of A Relationship

A narcissist is someone with an inflated sense of self-importance who ignores the effect of their behavior on others. If you find yourself in a relationship with a person with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, studies show that there are typical behavior patterns that such individuals follow when the relationship is ending. This is largely to protect their own interests and reputation. There are ways to protect yourself from the trauma that may ensue after such a relationship ends.

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7 Subtle Signs Your Partner is Quiet Quitting Your Relationship

Quiet quitting is a phenomenon that started in the workforce and has now crept into relationships as well. When your partner goes cold on and distances themselves without any communication or admission of a problem, it is a way of quiet quitting. This article explores the signs to look out for if you think this is happening to you and what you can do to protect yourself and move forward.

dismissive avoidant attachment

Dismissive-Avoidant Attachment: Signs, Causes, And Ways To Overcome

Every adult has a particular attachment style that shows up in their relationships. This style is a result of their childhood and manner of upbringing. One such style is the Dismissive Avoidant Attachment. People with this attachment style exhibit particular traits when it comes to matters concerning emotional connection, commitment, and control. This article explores ways to change this attachment style and work towards healthier relationships.