A circular pattern can develop that may sometimes harm relationships.In the first weeks and months following a trauma, survivors may feel angry, detached, tense or worried in their relationships.Survivors with PTSD may feel distant from others and feel numb.They may have less interest in social or sexual activities.My new boyfriend and I have just celebrated our one-year anniversary, and things are different.As I find my center, I see the reel of my past failed relationships aren’t playing over and over again like a broken record in my life, my consciousness, or my stories.
Lookout for these five red flags and compare them to your own experiences in your LDR.
I’ve had my fair share of misadventures, bad advice and foul decisions, but I’ve always known that I wanted true love.
I moved away from the wreckage I had created for myself with failed relationships in California, and headed to the Bible belt in Houston, TX for a year of celibacy, sobriety, and focus on my music and career.
The relationship may seem headed in the right direction, but suddenly, something doesn’t feel right.
Maybe you feel its time to become exclusive, or maybe you’ve been together for awhile and you’re ready to move your relationship to the next level.
In any relationship, you form certain patterns of behavior.