Dear Christina, How do I stop getting attached to people so quickly? This guy and I have been talking for a bit and decided to be friends with benefits and I really like him like a lot. But as of now he’s taking a break from social media, which is the platform we talk on, but I can’t help but to anxiously wait until he texts me back and it’s got me really emotional for some … [Read more...] about How do I handle a “friends with benefits” situation?
How do I handle a recent breakup?
Dear Christina, My boyfriend of seven months broke up with me on Friday. We did long distance (bordering states) and saw each other about two weekends a month since he’s a Marine. Our relationship seemed healthy, and we discussed plans for engagement when he gets back from deployment (October-April). We talked about our future together while having fun in the present. He … [Read more...] about How do I handle a recent breakup?
Why do I feel disconnected from my partner every time there’s conflict?
Dear Christina, I just want clarity on my relationship because I'm having trouble being vulnerable in my connection. I feel like there's a disconnect every time things don’t go a certain way and I'm working on not taking things so personally, even though he’s my first real connection. - Simone Dear Simone, Thank you for writing in and thank you for asking for … [Read more...] about Why do I feel disconnected from my partner every time there’s conflict?
How Do I Get Out of a Relationship That Isn’t Right for Me?
Dear Christina, How do I get out of a relationship that I know isn't right for me, but I can't seem to make the jump? -Trisha Dear Trisha, Thank you for writing in. Great question. :) I have some initial questions: First, how do you know they're not right for you? Do you fight a lot? Feel small in their presence? Get triggered a lot? Feel bored around … [Read more...] about How Do I Get Out of a Relationship That Isn’t Right for Me?
Why do I keep attracting men who are taken?
Dear Christina, I wanted to know if there was a reason why I keep attracting men that are taken, men that have girlfriends, men that are in situationships, men that have a baby momma and kids at home, men that are married. I never come across someone that is single, and most of the time that I'm meeting men who are taken, it’s unintentional. For example, I started a new … [Read more...] about Why do I keep attracting men who are taken?
Longing for An Ex Even After You Breakup
Have you ever longed for an ex after a breakup? Have you ever continued to love them long after they left your life? If so, listen up. I am often asked “how do I stop loving my ex?” And the number one thing I say to people is stop trying to stop. The continued love serves a purpose, and it’s an important one. Now, before I get started, I'll warn you: This post has some … [Read more...] about Longing for An Ex Even After You Breakup
How do I overcome heartbreak and feeling lonely?
Dear Christina, Truly, if to be honest, I feel as though I am heartbroken over a previous marriage. I am stuck also in grief after also losing my mom at the same time as divorce. Now feeling very lonely though in a relationship and question a lot, do I matter. Don't understand why this loneliness is kicking in. Sorry, I'm just all over the place with my emotions and trying … [Read more...] about How do I overcome heartbreak and feeling lonely?
An Important Part of Finding the Perfect Mate
Did you know that oftentimes we find ourselves in relationships and situations that don't feel good simply because we never took the time to really consider what would feel good? Think about that. When's the last time that you sat down and envisioned what your perfect job would look like and feel like? When's the last time you sat down and wrote out all the qualities you … [Read more...] about An Important Part of Finding the Perfect Mate