Grief can be debilitating, be it the loss of a friend, a parent, or even a pet. But it can be doubly painful to see your own spouse die. After all, we share everything with them, be it our tears and smiles, our inadequacies, or our little wins. And if you find yourself uttering to […]
Suffering and Healing
People suffer in relationships. They heal too. But suffering and healing does not necessarily happen in that order. Physical abuse and marital rape are extreme forms of suffering that many people endure in their relationships. But suffering also happens when one partner is extremely selfish, narcissistic or is unaware of a partner’s emotional needs. Years of neglect and constant bickering can also result in a kind of suffering and it takes time to heal.
In this section Bonobology shares stories of how people suffered yet, they found the strength to struggle through this phase and then move on. They survived to tell the tale and healed to start a new life.
The feeling of unlovability is a deep-seated emotional state where individuals perceive themselves as inherently unworthy of love or acceptance. It often arises from past traumas, rejections, or a lack of positive reinforcement, contributing to a negative self-image and challenges in forming and maintaining healthy relationships.
Relationships, at the best of times, are challenging affairs to navigate, and past sexual trauma makes them even more difficult. A WHO report states that 1 in 3 women are subjected to physical or sexual violence globally. Even more worrying is that 1 in 4 girls/women aged 15 to 24 years have experienced some form
There are few who have not been through a broken heart. Some people seem to breeze through a breakup without any of the attendant pain, but not everyone can cope on their own. Many of us need help. So, let us have a look at some of the best breakup apps that can help you
Love is never easy. Even more difficult are break ups. They bring in their wake a whirlwind of emotions. When you finally decide to call it off, it leaves you desperate to turn back the clock and rekindle what you once had. Your heart yearns for it even though your mind clearly says no. When
Read on to know 10 possible reasons you are obsessed with someone you barely know.
A lot has been written (and read) about the phenomenon of gaslighting. Accusations and counter arguments, such as, “I never said that,” “You have a crazy imagination,” “Stop being so hysterical,” and “I was just joking,” hold so much more power than imagined. They make you doubt your own version of events, retreat into a
Understanding how the emotion wheel works will help you be self-aware and build a more intentional and empathetic bond with your partner.
Addiction recovery is a challenging journey, marked by high relapse rates that can be disheartening for both the individual and their loved ones. One critical factor that can significantly enhance the likelihood of sustained recovery is the presence of supportive relationships. In this article, we’ll delve into the different kinds of supportive connections that can
How can you tell if your wife is using words to demean, control, or dominate? Read on to find out.