The Pros and Cons of Dating Apps

Original content by Ashley Berges Are you recently single and wondering what to do next? Have you been trying to meet someone organically and having no luck? Perhaps you have decided to try online dating. Online dating can seem scary. There are both positive and negative aspects to it. It is good to know what […]

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Trapped in a Relationship with Someone Suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder

Original content by Ashley Berges Are you currently trapped in a relationship with someone who is suffering from borderline personality disorder? Is that person in denial that they have a problem and blame you as the person with the problem?  BPD may be considered the elephant in the room. Often it is not identified, and people […]

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Are You Co-Dependent in Your Relationship?

Original content by Ashley Berges Co-dependency is a word we hear thrown around a lot. The question is, how do we know if we are being co-dependent in a relationship? Let’s look at some indications that can prove to us that we are co-dependent in the relationship. Once we can identify that we are co-dependent, […]

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Are You an Empath in a Relationship with a Narcissist?

Original content by Ashley Berges Many of us have found ourselves in relationships with someone who has narcissistic tendencies.  These relationships can seem overwhelming. One major reason they feel like this is that we often do not receive back what we give them. We give more and more and get very little in return. We […]

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8 Thoughts, Actions, and Beliefs We Have When in a Toxic Relationship

Original content by Ashley Berges Often, when we are in a toxic relationship, we look towards the other person to decide if the relationship is toxic or not. There is a better way to figure this out. When we are in a toxic relationship, we do certain things, act certain ways, and question ourselves about […]

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Validation, Problem Solving, and the Art of Giving Advice

Original content by Ashley Berges Have you found yourself trying to offer advice and solutions to a problem your significant other is having? Instead of them being grateful or happy with you trying to help they get angrier and argumentative. Do you wonder why this is happening and figure out how to overcome the communication […]

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Risky Sexual Behavior and BPD

Original content by Ashley Berges Unsafe sex and sex with multiple partners are some of the risky and impulsive behaviors that are evident in someone with the signs and symptoms of BPD. When we talk about unsafe sex and sex with multiple partners with someone who has BPD tendencies, it is important to know the […]

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How to Survive your Toxic Family over the Holidays

Original content by Ashley Berges Are you stressed out, perhaps even dreading the holidays? Do you have a toxic family dynamic that causes you to dread having to deal with the family during the holidays? We need to understand our family dynamic to make personal decisions when spending time with our family during the holidays. […]

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Should I Take Their Advice? How to Identify Toxic Advice

Original content by Ashley Berges Many of us are dealing with tumultuous relationships. Family and friends advise us to get over our emotions and move on. They are not able to comprehend why we can’t simply move on and find someone else. This is often easier said than done. Many people give advice to others […]

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How to Identify a Narcissist on Dating Apps.

Original content by Ashley Berges It is important to be able to identify narcissists on dating apps.  6 Indications that the Person on the Dating App is a Narcissist. The first indication is a sneaky one. The person will claim to be kind, compassionate, and caring. We all want someone to possess all those traits, […]

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