Relationships aren't always all about the "honeymoon" phase. Coming together to share your life with another individual means being introduced to their good and bad qualities. Dating someone who is dealing with an addiction is a huge obstacle that many would run away from. However, when you truly love a person it is natural to want to become their rock and support system to overcome it.
Spending money is fun, but can sometimes be too much fun. What happens when spending starts interfering with your personal relationships? Be aware of these different personality types bound around spending too much dough.
Dating and relationships can be hard, whether the love is unrequited, complicated, or true. But when we put up barriers to make ourselves unavailable or non-accepting, it might actually be for the adrenaline longing causes. Addressing this problem is the first step to solving it.
Sometimes, addiction issues hit extra-close to home. If your spouse or partner is suffering from an issue like alcoholism or sex addiction, here are some things to keep in mind.
According to a YourTango Experts study, addiction is the biggest mental health challenge couples face. Armed with this knowledge and some advice from mental health professionals, you can work toward a healthier future with your partner.
Relationships are hard work. They're even harder when plagued by a mental illness diagnosis. A new study by YourTango reveals the most common issues couples deal with, as well as how to get on the right track for recovery.
A new survey of mental health professionals reveals what mental illnesses are the biggest threat to married couples nuptial happiness. Plus, we look at some positive news about recovery and how a diagnosis can actually strengthen a marriage.
This expert explains what to say when your friend's child is suffering from mental illness. Learn how to handle suicide, depression and other hard to talk about topics.
Compulsive spending and debting has become a major problem in our society since the invention of credit cards and debit cards. Many compulsive spenders go on shopping sprees but manage to pay their debts and live within their means. Others live well beyond their means and stay one step ahead of their creditors.
If we are going to immunise society against addiction, we need to inject it with a powerful antivirus: hope. It is hope that stops us from giving up when things get tough.
Do you struggle to peel your partner away from the controller? Do you feel like he's cheating on you with a game? Your feelings may be valid. It's true, we don't think of gaming in the traditional way we think of infidelity, but any time your partner spends time and energy on something in a way that detracts from the relationship, that's an affair. Our expert explains.
Ozzy Osbourne seems to have it all: a loving wife and family, fame and wealth. So why would he risk all of that for a drink? It doesn't make sense. That is, unless you are an addict. Our experts delve into understanding the dilemma that an addict faces when a craving hits.