What Sarcasm Means About Your Mental Health

by Andrea Blundell Known for your wit and humour? But of the sarcastic kind? What does sarcasm mean about you, really? The meaning of sarcastic Sarcasm is far more than just being funny.  It’s clear even in the dictionary definition of, “using remarks that clearly mean the opposite of what you say, in order to … [Read Entire Story]

What is Coercive Control, and Are You Dealing With It?

by Andrea Blundell In a relationship where you constantly feel nervous, afraid, and trapped? But seeing as the other person isn’t actually hurting you, you tell yourself it isn’t really abuse? It’s time to learn about coercive control. What is coercive control? Coercive control is now legally recognised as a type of abuse. It involves … [Read Entire Story]

Narcissistic Parenting – Was This Your Childhood?

by Andrea Blundell Often wonder if your current issues have to do with the way you were parented? And worry that the lack of unconditional love but copious amounts of control you dealt with as a child might mean you suffered narcissistic parenting? A study published in the International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy … [Read Entire Story]

Is Emotional Intensity Ruining Your Relationships?

by Andrea Blundell Think you are good at connecting and intimacy, but somehow always losing friends and partners and feeling alone? You might be mistaking emotional intensity for intimacy. What is emotional intensity? If you are emotionally intense, you will experience feelings in a bigger, more immediate way than an average person. Everything just seems … [Read Entire Story]

9 Lesser Known Signs of Commitment Issues – It’s Not Just Your Relationships

We all know that if we have endless short relationships we likely have commitment issues. But fear of commitment can manifest in other areas of our life, too. So if you are hiding behind a disconnected, unhappy relationship but know there is something wrong, it’s time to look with a wider perspective. Editor and lead … [Read Entire Story]