"Many people have feelings of nerves and stress leading up to a wedding and it is important to not confuse those with doubts," says Emmalee Bierly, MFT and co-owner of the West Chester Therapy Group."When your relationship is getting serious, or you're engaged, [it's important to] start having the big conversations to either increase or check in on your bigger picture of marriage." Communication is key.I love my partner more than anything in the world, but I am not immune to letting my anxiety get the best of me.When we're crippled by self-doubt, how can you know if something is wrong or if you're just being a neurotic head case? "Doubt in relationships, particularly after being with your partner for a long period of time, is a common feeling we all may undergo at some point.You do have to literally say to the spoiler, “Well hello old ‘friend’…. Try a Feelings Diary and monitor how you feel and what else is happening during these times for a week or so.There may be other factors contributing such as work stress or even boredom.Since we live in a fast-paced digital world where texting and tweeting has replaced the human voice in matters of the heart, we often rely too heavily on the meaning of each text message.When it comes to love and romance, that good morning text or smiley face emoticon can make your day.
Before you over analyze his texts, read this to find out how to text in style.In psychology, there are two ends of the attachment spectrum: avoidance and anxiety.Those on the avoidance end of the spectrum tend to be very self-reliant and uncomfortable with closeness and intimacy.By far, judging people and situations on merit so based on reality, along with checking in with you daily and having a respectful internal dialogue calms anxiety.You’re not exactly going to feel less anxious if you’re calling you “stupid” or feeding your mind with all sorts of drama scenarios! Respect you even when at times you don’t make sense.