Relationships and Abandonment Issues
posted on November 28, 2017
This article explores, “some of the main signs of abandonment issues to help you identify which apply to you. The first step to changing any belief is to identify it; only then can you begin to seek help and do the necessary work to shift your mindset to a more desirable position.”
Here is a list of red flags to help you identify abandonment issues in yourself and others.
- You attach too quickly – “Things progress at lightning speed as soon as you meet someone, and you go from the first date to ‘in a relationship’ in the blink of an eye…”
- You move on too quickly – “If and when one relationship ends, you barely give yourself time to breathe (and grieve) before you’re on to the next one…”
- You get separation blues – “You like to be with and around your partner as much as possible because any time spent apart is like torture…”
- You’re hypersensitive to criticism – “A primary reason you are so keen to analyze every small detail about what your partner says or does is because you are on the constant lookout for criticism…”
- You’re overly controlling – “You try to control your insecurities, but doing so requires you to control everything else, too…”
To read a list of 20 red flags to help you identify abandonment issues in yourself and others, click here.
Leading a Gracious Life
Research has shown that being gracious in your every day life can have big pay offs for your mental and physical health. While this is understood intuitively, many people might wonder what this would actually look like. Alene Dawson, writing for the Los Angeles Times writes of ten different ways that gratitude can improve your life every day. The article suggests that living graciously empowers you to act against injustice you see in the world and increases your self-control which can translate into looking after your physical health more closely and with greater gains. Click here to read more about...