Recognising Red Flags

Personal Boundaries to put in place 9: I am not responsible for others feelings. BGN

It is difficult to navigate through our feelings in a kind way and be accepting of those feelings without being judgemental. Uncomfortable situations can bring with it overwheling emotions. Unhealed past traumas can be triggers for emotions we have not yet faced or shy away from. During these times of big emotions whether it is …

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Green flags to embrace 10: They make time and effort to understand your likes and dislikes. BGN

Every long lasting, healthy relationship takes investment of time and effort to grow and flourish. Someone that really goes out of their way to get to know you (in a non creepy, controlling or stalkerish way) is someone that is in for the long haul. It is crucial before embarking on any new relationship however …

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Green flags to embrace 8: They are respectful towards your friends and family. BGN

Your friends and family are an extension of you. They have made you the person you are today through experiences, love, understanding and a lifetime of memories. When embarking on a new relationship it is important that your new partner gets along with those you are close to and love. Often when all the people …

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Green flags to embrace: 2. They make small but consistent gestures. BGN

If you have experienced a lot of red flags in the past, it can be particularly challenging to be aware of and trust green flags. This can be because you may have grown up around confusing and detrimental behaviour traits or if your experiences of red flags have left you traumatised, hurt or in need …

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Relationship red flags 11 to watch out for: Abusive traits part 2.

This blog is split into two parts so make sure you give Part 1 a read! Abusive traits in someone you have formed a bond with, have feelings for, are committed to or in love with can often be overlooked. Unless our emotional, physical and even spiritual boundaries are clearly in place and communicated, things …

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Relationship Red Flags to watch out for 10: Abusive traits part 1. BGR

As hard as it may be being in an abusive relationship, coming out and even recognising the relationship for what it is, is no easy matter. At the same time it is also important to note that the abuse emerging in a relationship will not be loud and bashful, it will not be wearing a …

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Relationship Red Flags to watch out for 9: Controlling behaviour by BGN

The beginning of a relationship is a time where you’re getting to know each other and discovering each other on an intimate level. So during this period it is natural and even a good thing to focus on the relationship and spend a lot of quality time together. However, being your own person in a …

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Relationship red flags to keep an eye out for 8. Their relationship with others is questionable. BGR

When starting a new relationship with someone it is very important to be able to keep the focus between the two of you. You are after all embarking on a new journey with someone. You need to be able to spend quality time together, give yourselves the opportunity to learn about each other and see …

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Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for 7: They constantly test your boundaries. BGN

I cannot stress how important it is to create safe boundaries that protect your emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing. It isn’t easy to do this, takes practice and you will undergo trial and error until you understand what is okay for you and what isn’t. Not having clear boundaries in place can often lead to …

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Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for 6: They have a massive sense of entitlement. BGR

Being in a relationship is work, hard work and easy work. It can be fun and sometimes it can be the most opposite of fun. As well as take you also have to give. As well as talk you also have to listen. As well as being taken care of you also have to provide. …

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