It seems like just yesterday Hollywood's most hated hothead was busy peddling a sacred sex tape of estranged wife Heidi Montag. But now Spencer Pratt is doing a complete about-face and even copping to the fact that he's a total d-bag. In what might be his most sane statement ever, The Hills villain issued a very public apology to Frankenbarbie and admits to being a first-class douche. The 27-year-old wannabe celeb tells... Read More
They say that breaking up is hard to do -- and for good reason. The emotional pain of a split can last for years, and if you have mutual friends, children or live in the same area, those lasting wounds can be opened time and time again. While the thought of them may make your skin crawl, being civil and even nice to your ex can be beneficial for many reasons.
It's not going to be easy or fun and it... Read More
When "sorry" seems to be the easiest word, then you might want to take a closer look at what's going on in your relationship. Apologizing when you've truly committed a wrong act is honorable; saying you're sorry when you're not or apologizing for the most innocuous infractions may indicate deeper trouble. Research has found that people who are chronic apologizers have lower self-esteem than those who apologize only at appropriate... Read More
When conflict arises, are you the person who's quick to apologize, wanting to sweep everything under the rug so the tension goes away? Or are you the one who tends to hold that hurt for a while, allowing the offensive words to gain a life of their own?
Most of us identify with one approach or the other when arguments happen in love. The problem is neither response leads to a true reconciliation that enhances the relationship,... Read More