Yourtango: How To Tell If You’re Stuck In A Toxic Pursuer-Distancer Relationship (And 7 Ways To Break Free)

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Whether you’re the pursuer or the distancer, it’s not healthy.

You’re sitting on the couch after a long day. Your turn to your partner to talk about your day in great detail. You touch his shoulder and try to cuddle him. He keeps his eyes firmly on the TV and you get angry at him for his lack of attentive listening. He suddenly gets up and goes to his office, saying he still has some work to do. You stay on the couch feeling upset and neglected or even follow him to his office to ask him why he’s being so distant lately. 

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Who Are You Alone?

“I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden Try this: Sit in a room by yourself. […]

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Determine Your Own Story

You shouldn’t wear that. You should smile more. Why are you doing it that way? Do it this way. You’re not working hard enough. You’re working too hard. You’re fat, lose some weight. You’re too skinny. You’re not attractive. You’re only getting ahead because of your looks. You’ can’t do that. You’re not that nice […]

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