9 surefire ways to get over a breakup

In my short 25 years of life I have been through my fair share of breakups; some initiated by me, some expected, some completely out of the blue. But what I have learnt, over time, is that following the below steps are key to allowing yourself to move on and not wallowing or clinging to […]

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Why I Don’t Believe In The Honeymoon Period

To clarify, I don’t mean the period after which a couple has gotten married, but more so the first few months that a couple embark on a relationship. It is a common notion that when you first meet your partner, the beginning is supposed to be ‘bliss’, aka free of arguments and upset and should […]

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Do We Expect Too Much From Relationships?

It is widely known that millennials have a very different outlook to their careers than the generations before them. They often career hop, looking for an area that fills their passion and makes them feel worthwhile, rather than stay in the same role for years and try to slowly climb an individual ladder. Many of […]

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Can we spot when our partner is going to leave?

I recently watched an episode of ‘First Dates Hotel’ where a middle aged women said that after 22 years of marriage her husband upped and left with no warning. I found it difficult to comprehend – I doubt that a relationship would break down if both parties were happy and in love. I can appreciate […]

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Should we take back someone that has cheated?

I was with my first serious boyfriend for four years from the age of 16. I trusted him wholeheartedly (and perhaps naively), I used to joke that I could happily leave him in a room full of underwear clad women and not worry about what would happen. A year into our relationship, I found out […]

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From Soulmate To Stranger

Today I bumped into a guy I hadn’t seen in 18 months at the office, by the water machine. He said a polite hello and then walked back to his desk. To an outsider it would have looked like any regular exchange that happens between two work colleagues but inside my heart plummeted right down […]

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