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Relationship Red Flags to watch out for 9: Controlling behaviour

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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Simple ways to start building your self esteem 7: Step back from negative relationships and nurture positive ones

As much as we don’t want to admit it, the opinions of others and particularly those around us can make us question the way we view ourselves. Especially if your self-esteem is at a low point. Your circle of friends should be those that understand you, uplift you and motivate you. They should celebrate your …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 10: Learn the lessons and heal away the pain.

No matter how much we plan, prepare and train in our lives we always end up facing a situation we are completely unprepared for. As parents we feel that although we have to impart the wisdom and life lessons we have learnt the hard way onto our children, that still won’t be enough for them …

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Lessons a heartbreak can teach you 9: Boundaries are better than walls!

Heartbreak hurts, it can leave you feeling vulnerable, defenceless and open wounded. Our body and mind can go through more emotions than we can process. Sometimes our boundaries have been pushed to a breaking point and need revising. Other times they have been violated and need to be repaired. Many times we don’t realise that …

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Lessons of a Heartbreak 8: This is not the end, it is just the start of something new!

We cannot place our identity with the connection of others. Yes, our background, culture, environment, family, etc is part of who we are but we are all unique to who we want to be. And we cannot expect others to complete who we are that needs to come from within. Loving others is not a …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 7: Everyone you love isn’t forever, it is your choice to move on!

The hopes and dreams we associate to a relationship with someone, and the plans we have made for the future is what makes a heartbreak so difficult to come to terms with. The most powerful thing to remember, and it may sound a little harsh, is that not everyone you love is forever. The one …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 5: It hurts, it really does but you still need to take care of yourself.

If you have ever experienced heartbreak you will know the indescribable pain associated with it. There is no denying it, it hurts, it hurts a lot. It isn’t just emotional pain, you feel it in every part of your being. It is a physical hurt and as strange as it sounds your heart actually hurts. …

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Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 3: Sometimes what you thought was Love isn’t actually love.

Our perception of love is influenced by more than our own experiences. Cultural influences, the examples we observed as we grew up and the different types of love we experienced all play a role in what we think is acceptable forms of love. It is only through experiencing heartbreak, however painful that might be, do …

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