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The transgender range

The transgender range

Marc is a 22-year-old engineering student who lives with his partner, Jose, 25, who is a firefighter. Up to this point, many people would claim that it is a relationship between two men, and that therefore, they are homosexual. Would you say it? Sorry, I'm forgetting several details. Marc was born with a female body

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Healthy sexual life

How to have a healthy sex life?

Sexuality is an integral part of the human experience and plays a crucial role in people's quality of life. We must keep in mind that sexuality does not refer only to sexual relations as such, but to a complex dimension of the human being that covers very diverse and broad topics such as sexual orientation,

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Narcissistic personality disorder in romantic relationships

Narcissistic personality disorder in romantic relationships

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) is a maladaptive behavioral pattern characterized mainly by both superiority and grandiosity feelings, together with an excessive need for admiration and a significant lack of empathy towards others. When an individual with this behavioral and personality pattern enters into a romantic relationship, it undeniably affects its dynamics. How does a narcissist

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How to improve your sex life as a couple

How to improve your sex life as a couple

Sexual life is a fundamental part of a person's health and well-being. Having a satisfactory sexual life (that is, adapted to the tastes and needs of each person) not only contributes to people's happiness, but can be decisive for the intimacy of a relationship; In addition, it can also have benefits on physical and psychological

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I am not separating for my children

I am not separating for my children

One of the most complex decisions we can face in life is ending a romantic relationship. This decision becomes even more complicated when there are children involved, as many people fear that divorce or separation could cause them irreparable harm. However, it is essential to understand the potential consequences, both for us and for our

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Jealousy. The great myth of love

Jealousy

Jealousy is a normal emotion that we may have experienced in different contexts of our lives. However, the moment jealousy has an impact on our well-being, on the well-being of others and on our relationships, it becomes a problem. Jealousy in couples stems from various ideas integrated in our society about love and relationships. However,

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How to overcome a love breakup?

How to overcome a love breakup

Romantic breaks are more common than people think, and they are on the increase: for example, in Spain there were a total of 86,851 divorces in 2021, 12.5% more than the previous year. The reasons that can lead to the breakup of a relationship are multiple (infidelity, lack of confidence, boredom, the appearance of a

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Ghosting and affective responsibility

Emotional ghosting

Has it ever happened to you that, when trying to meet someone, that person suddenly disappear? Or has he/she been "stalling you" until you've lost sight of him/her? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes”, then you have been a victim of ghosting. On the contrary, have you ever done it to

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GASLIGHTING: A SUBTLE PSYCHOLOGICAL MANIPULATION

What is "gaslighting"? Gaslighting is described as a type of psychological violence. It consists of making the other person believe that they are losing their sanity and making them doubt their judgment, perception or memory. The term comes from a play, later adapted to film, in which the protagonist tries to drive his wife crazy

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What is attachment and how does it affect us when it comes to relating?

What is attachment

What is attachment? Attachment, in its academic meaning, is the affective bond that appears between the caregiver (usually a parent) and the child, established in the first moments of life. The purpose of attachment is to ensure the care of the child, its proper psychological development, to consolidate its personality, to manage its emotions. .

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Sternberg’s triangle

What is Sternberg's love triangle? The triangular theory of love is one of the most accepted and widespread theories that aims to explain love in relationships. It was proposed in the late 80s by the American psychologist Robert J. Sternberg, also a professor at Yale University. He is widely recognized for his research, not only

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THE 4 HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE IN A RELATIONSHIP

We all know that maintaining harmony in a couple's relationship can be complicated. Sometimes this harmony breaks down because something specific happens, but there are many other cases in which, without warning, the relationship has been deteriorated over time until it is too late. But how could that happen? At what point did we start

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LOVE AND ITS LANGUAGES

“Te quiero”, “T’estimo”, “Je t’aime”, “I love you”, “ich liebe dich”… all languages ​​have their particular expression to show with words that universal feeling called love. However, they say that words can be carried away by the wind, or sometimes they can even lose their meaning from being used so much. Perhaps those sayings that

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LGBT+ AFFIRMATIVE PSYCHOLOGY

Previous notes: To read this article, it may help to revise some concepts that are used repeatedly in it. The field of sexuality is so alive that one must try to keep updated on some concepts, especially when they are so interrelated. The list could be very long, but since we already know some of

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How does alcohol affect sex?

Many people say that alcohol greatly affects their ability to engage sexually. In general, they agree on two things: that having consumed some alcohol makes them feel a greater desire for sex, and that it makes sexual intercourse a bit more difficult, making reaching orgasm (among other things) more difficult. Now, is this true? And,

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What is sexsomnia?

Sexsomnia is a particular type of parasomnia – behavioral disturbances during sleep, such as the famous sleepwalking – in which the individual performs some type of sexual act. This can be in different ways and change from person to person or even for the same person depending on the occasion: from masturbation to having intercourse

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New risks of the digital society: Sexting among teenagers

We are witnessing a series of digital transformations that are changing society as we know it, politically, economically, socially, and individually. In this context, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are an important driver of development and source of opportunities for people. Even with all the benefits it brings, the digital society also brings new challenges

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