Browsed through your Rolodex and realized that all your friends are either married, having children, or in serious relationships whereas the biggest decision you have to make right now is whether you want to take home the Merlot or Pinot Noir? If you are successful, sociable and a ball of fun to be around but still single, there is a chance that you may be a commitment-phobe. This term simply refers to someone who is terrified of commitment and who prefers a lifestyle unmarred by having a significant other. Sure, it may seem that singles have the most fun.
I knew the question was coming: it was pretty inevitable. I had just gotten out of a relationship a couple months earlier. When I broke it off, it was after a long, going-nowhere argument at a nearby park. It was a place that I had loved going to as a kid, but now was the location of the fourth and final of our big fights. I had thought it was love. I had truly felt and believed that it was love. To them, it seemed like the definition of insanity: repeating the same action again and again, expecting something different to happen.
This post will help you analyze vicious cycles and teach you how to break a vicious cycle in your relationship. A vicious cycle is a pattern of thoughts and actions where both partners get stuck in fighting, revenge and, possibly, negative thinking associated to their partners. Notice that the most dangerous types of vicious cycles involve feelings. With a sense and a non-written agreement that both partners will make an effort to support and contribute for the other and for the whole.
You know how the story goes — boy meets girl. They both fall in love. The relationship becomes rocky, and then they break up. For most of us, the story ends here, but some couples prolong the inevitable by getting back together again, and then breaking up. The cycle continues, AsianDate.