It’s Most Definitely Not Your Job to Make a Romantic Partner Commit

Something plenty of us are or have been guilty of is taking it personally when someone lacks the ability or desire to commit. Hell, we have a pesky habit of internalising other people’s feelings and behaviour in general! As a result, when people disappoint or...

Podcast Ep. 261: What Does Punching Below Our Weight in Dating & Relationships Mean?

I receive a lot of messages from people wondering why they feel more confident dating and being in relationships with people who are ‘below’ or ‘beneath’ their level. In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I explain why...

Podcast Ep. 249: The Trouble With Bare-Minimum Relationships

In this week’s episode of The Baggage Reclaim Sessions, I revisit the topic of accepting crumbs in our relationships. What does it mean when someone’s doing the bare minimum? Why, if they could do so much in the beginning of the relationship, are they...

Gambler’s Fallacy and Romantic Relationships

There’s something called Gambler’s Fallacy. It’s where we think that if we’ve experienced, for example, a lot of something, that the odds of that happening in future is much lower. And vice versa. It’s connected to the misconception that...
12 Signs You’re Settling for Crumbs in your Relationships

12 Signs You’re Settling for Crumbs in your Relationships

1.You’re waiting for them to ‘do the right thing’. This blocks you from doing it for you, though, and you continue to accept a situation that doesn’t allow you to meet your emotional needs. The things that frustrate us about others, that we’re...