Being friend-zoned is painful, confusing and embarrassing. Most people struggle to get out of it because they don’t know how they ended up there in the first place.
Could a revolutionary psychological stance on an age-old problem help lovelorn singletons out?
Not knowing how to communicate with your partner — or seriously lacking communication in general — is often seen in unsuccessful relationships. So how can you improve communication in your relationship and, in doing so, get the partnership you truly desire?
There’s a huge amount of first date advice out there but when it comes to that all-important — or perhaps even more important — second date, the advice becomes a little thin on the ground. Read on for my top 7 conversations topics that will see you through.
It’s no secret that relationships take work.
People outsource all aspects of their lives in order to save time, you can spend money to make time and you can spend money on a time-saving service. Matchmaking is no different.
At The Vida Consultancy, our psychology-led, assessment-based character profiling allows us to rigorously analyze which of our members hold those core values that most accurately complement those of our clients. It’s our precision and highly defined way of working that’s led us to an amazing 85% success rate, unrivaled in the matchmaking industry.
But just why is psychology so key to a matchmaker’s success?
It’s great to be busy, whether with work, travel or family – up to a point. But what are you to do when your hectic schedule – which in many ways exists directly because of your success – begins to hinder you from forging those all-important romantic connections?
Self-care is something we all know how to do – in theory… Except it’s not. Life is pretty damn tough sometimes, and once you let your self-care slip, you may find it has far-reaching ramifications – including on your love life.
Breakups are tough. Starting a new relationship after a breakup is difficult. You may feel sad, angry, even determined to get back together; these emotions are tied to your ex. Taking time for yourself is key and will help you close that chapter in your life. And one of the first questions you need to ask yourself is, how do you know when you’re ready to date again?
As with all relationships, there is the pending question mark that lingers over: will it work out in the long term? And, as hard as it is to accept, you probably have very little control over this. All you can do is control your own behavior.