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How to start a new relationship

Starting a new relationship can be a daunting and intimidating experience, no matter whether you’ve been single a long time or are just coming out of a long term partnership. Just thinking about the amount of ‘getting to know each other’ or ‘tiptoeing around what to say and do’ can be a deciding factor in [...]

Fun and freedom after your breakup

When we break up from a partner who really meant something to us, there’s always going to be a low period. It doesn’t necessarily matter how many times we’ve been here before, or even whether we saw it coming or were blindsided.  The severity of emotions are just as tough and although different depending on [...]

Are you really just bickering?

So you may not be a couple who fight in the heated sense, with arms flailing and raised voices, but this doesn’t mean you don’t argue. Interestingly, there’s a large divide between couples that believe not arguing with a spouse is a badge of honour and those who think it’s a totally healthy way to [...]

5 irresistible traits women look for in a man

Everyone’s different, we know that. Some women prefer taller men, some are only interested if you’re childfree and CEO of your own company. What we’re not trying to do here is give you a definitive list of what the woman you’re dating may be looking for, but instead showcase the traits you can’t go wrong [...]

Yes, there’s a difference between sex and intimacy

As an adult, it shouldn’t be breaking news to you that intimacy and sex are far from the same thing. We all know it’s possible to have sex with someone and yet feel a million miles removed from them, just as it’s possible to be intimate with another person without ever taking off our clothes. [...]

6 Habits we start to take for granted in relationships

Basic manners In the early days of dating most of our manners are impeccable and there’s not one word or action we miss when assessing how potential partners treat us. As time goes on however, our levels of appreciation can slip to woeful levels, sometimes bordering on downright rude and ungrateful. Sure, your partner knows [...]

Gaslighting in relationships: the not so obvious abuse

There’s a lot of open talk now about the different types of toxicity people can experience within relationships. It used to be that domestic violence was the only focus, that as long as you weren’t getting hit or beaten up, things weren’t really that bad.  Unfortunately, the emotional impact of non-physical abuse was disregarded and [...]

What’s your love language?

The Five Love Languages book was published in 1992 by Gary Chapman and became a worldwide phenomenon in the field of love and relationships. For those who’ve read it, it’s changed the entire way they operate within relationships and how they interact with their spouses and loved ones. The premise of the book is that [...]

40 And Ready to Start a Family

Unfortunately, for some women in today’s society, one of the most frustrating elements of life is deciding when, if and how you choose to become a mother. The minute you hit 30 not only does your body clock begin chiming louder than ever, but relatives, friends and seemingly the whole medical profession appear to grow [...]

The Tech Files: Texting On A Date

Most of us could be described as at least mildly attached to our mobile phones. If there’s a spare moment to be had, gone are the days where we sit in silence and gaze at the world around us, watching strangers go about their daily business. These rare gaps are instead seen as prime opportunity [...]