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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8 reasons why guys lose interest

Back when I was single and hopelessly wading through Tinder, I would repeatedly wonder what on earth I had done wrong to make a guy stop speaking to me. I decided to ask my male friends who had experience of playing the field just exactly what it was that would turn them off a potential […]

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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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Are Breaks Good For Relationships?

I’ve recently gone on a break with my boyfriend as we were arguing too much. I couldn’t see any other way forward (aside from ending it completely which I wasn’t quite ready to do) than to just take some time apart to think about what it was we really wanted. After speaking to several friends […]

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Why We Should Learn To Be Happy On Our Own

I’ve just finished watching a hilarious movie called ‘How to Be Single’ with Rebel Wilson & Dakota Johnson. Rebel stole the show as she always does, and despite the story being light hearted and entertaining it got me thinking. When my second serious boyfriend let me just after University, I was devastated and hit an […]

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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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Why Being The Other Woman Has Skewed My Perception Of Men

I have recently gotten into a relationship with an incredible guy. He is pretty much everything I wanted in a partner but I had given up hope of finding someone like him. But for some reason, I can’t fully trust him, and worry over things that perhaps I shouldn’t. I realised this morning what I […]

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