When love and attention start to feel too much too soon, making you feel uneasy and confused, you might be being manipulated and love bombed. If your partner bombards you with gifts compliments and attention with the aim of getting something back in return, it is a manipulatory abusive behavior. Our expert explains this phenomenon in detail.
One-sided attraction is quite corrosive to a person’s mental health. Now imagine a one-way relationship that’s thousand times more intense and the object of your admiration is completely unaware of your existence. Where you are practically living in two different worlds. A parasocial relationship is all of that and so much more.
Our relationships shape our lives significantly; the communication that takes place within that space is integral to our well-being. Alas, there are so many things toxic partners say that corrode our psyche deeply. Take a look at the red flags you need to watch out for and try to grasp the dysfunctional mechanism in place. The toxic things in a relationship are easier to identify (and rectify) if you start looking in the right places.
Common wisdom suggests that a parent can encourage independence in their child from the ages of 11-12. In fact, a child can be left alone more often because they are equipped with the right tools to be by themself. Now, imagine a situation where the parent and child are unwilling to let go of each …