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Why Does It Seem Like Some People Are Always In A Relationship
Maybe they are: I imagine you're referring to romantic relationships? Some people just don't like being alone. Actually, we're all "in relationship" all the time, even if not in the outer world. We all have holograms of important others inside us, where we continue to relate to them. We can even mistake new people for the images we carry -- a sure path to disappointment. Best to let the new person be new! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look at yourself: You can best improve your relationships with others by improving the relationship you have with yourself. For instance, if you're critical and judgmental towards yourself, you'll act this way with others too. Such behavior isn't likely develop trust and closeness with others! personal psychotherapy can be a big help in your own growth, allowing you to be a more loving person in relationships too. ...Read more
Culturally bound: No, not weird in the general, American culture - current trends are moving to more egalitarian roles in dating. However the overall answer depends on one's cultural beliefs and expectations, as well as the cultural norms which one is operating/living in. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please help! i want to be in relationship like other normal men. Any easy ways to reduce excess hairiness?
Let's talk: You're looking for somebody special, and there's already somebody right for you. Many women prefer a hairy man, most men are at least a little bit jealous, and the vast majority of women care only about who you are. And you could already have shaved yourself. Why not talk to some sensible folks -- anyone from a therapist to dad -- about what's really getting in the way of your finding romance? ...Read more
I feel like a sister feeling and relationship to someone who's not at all related to me in the present life.. I want to know why?
Internet Medicine: I am sorry but there is very little we can offer to you on the internet. But, this common situation is not in any way abnormal. You are growing into your adulthood and having to learn to define your emotions and feelings and to also learn appropriate ways to express your love and sexual desires. It may be wise for you to find a good counselor to talk through these feelings. ...Read more
I can't trust anybody and i feel like every relationship i'm in the man is cheating on me and i still won't believe him sometimes how can I trust?
Trust: First and foremost you need to be able to trust yourself to read people accurately, some people can be trusted and some cannot. The key question is how do you know the difference. Group psychotherapy is an excellent opportunity to learn to read people accurately so you can protect yourself from people with poor character and identify those who have excellent character. Best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im only happy when im in a relationship bec I like being loved and mattered by some one.I take better care of myself/feel better. Is this dependent?
To a degree but...: If your happiness is dependent on a relationship then yes, this is dependent, but also very common. Everyone likes being loved and mattering to someone. My concern is you say you're ONLY happy when in relationship; it's mentally healthier to not be dependent on external things for happiness but most in our culture are. Relationships can enhance happiness but loving yourself is a good foundation. ...Read more
I have a controlling and jelousy behaviour ans is effecting relationship, don't like this about myself and want to change but don't know how? To late?
Counselor?: Jealousy is a common emotion in many relationships. It may sometimes get to the point where you or our partner are seriously affected by this emotion. The fact that you want to change is very encouraging. Consider talking with your partner or a relationship counselor about these feelings. It is never too late to work on your relationship. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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