Is ‘taking a break’ in a relationship healthy?

The Psych Talk

The longer you’re in a relationship the more likely it is you will at some point wonder whether it would be a good idea to take a break from your relationship. There can be many good reasons to take a break but it may also be because you or your partner doesn’t see a future in your relationship.

Hearing your partner say that they want a break can be a terrifying thing. It feels the same as a breakup but you are left with a lot of uncertainty which can cause you to feel anxious. However, this time apart does not have to be a bad thing. It can give you time to reflect on your relationship too and rediscover yourself. This can improve your relationship once you are back together. Even if one of you decide to call it quits, you will be better able to cope if you…

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Self Improvement, Uncategorized

Large control issues…

I can't tell you how many times I have been distraught, disappointed, overwhelmed by the results of an experience not going the way I had envisioned. The feelings that proceeded would always leave me with- basically -no ambition of moving forward. Have you experienced that? Or, maybe you have had something a lot more harsh… Continue reading Large control issues…

Advice, Being Self Employed

Thoughts from a 21-Year eBay Reseller Giving It Up

I've been selling on eBay since 1998. Up until 2008, I was married and it worked. My husband paid the bills and my eBay money bought the family groceries and paid for vacations. Because I didn't need to make a ton of money, I was free to have fun with it and when you can… Continue reading Thoughts from a 21-Year eBay Reseller Giving It Up


Hard Times Draw Us Closer To God

There are times when it can feel like life has been turned upside down.  We all have them, but knowing that doesn't make anything better.  It can feel like there's no solution to your problem(s) and life as you know it will never be the same again, and not in a good way. The only… Continue reading Hard Times Draw Us Closer To God