Why Are We PREPARING for Bad Marriages?

If there is one thing that exhausts me on social media, it is the volume of opinions that are rammed down people’s throats as facts. There are so many opinions on social media these days that the thought of even logging onto facebook exhausts me. Even Twitter, my favourite social media app is becoming toxic by the day. And while Instagram is not that bad, … Continue reading Why Are We PREPARING for Bad Marriages?

Perhaps This Is Why Some Marriages Break Down

Maybe….just maybe… marriages break down for one simple reason no one is paying attention to. I had an interesting epiphany as I conversed with a friend last night. It was not a Eureka! moment, nor did the word Voila! come to heart. It was a theory that formed as the conversation progressed, highlighting what I believe may be the reason marriages go from “I can’t … Continue reading Perhaps This Is Why Some Marriages Break Down

Have You Put ‘The One’ For You On Hold?

I’d like to think everyone is seeking a partner they can spend forever with. No matter how nonchalant we may feel about serious relationships, there is a part of us deep down that yearns for an uncommon connection with someone else. We all yearn for someone that knows us so well, it makes other people wonder if they know us at all. We all want … Continue reading Have You Put ‘The One’ For You On Hold?

Rock the Boat

You’ve probably heard this saying many times…”what’s good for the goose is good for the gander”. This should be an euphemism for “rock the boat” Let me just get straight to it and tell you this rule can save your relationship, your life, your dignity, your sanity, and anything else you consider dear to your identity. This is the golden rule relationship experts should be … Continue reading Rock the Boat

“Lower Your Standards”

This is one advice I think every single girl has heard at some point in her life. When people ask you why you’re single (by the way I find it surprising people haven’t figured out this question is annoying), they’re sometimes fishing to hear what barriers you’ve built around yourself, preventing you from finding eternal happiness. I always say “oh wow… I don’t know. Perhaps … Continue reading “Lower Your Standards”

Power & Relationships (1): The Place of Power in Relationships

I never really gave much thought to the role power plays in relationships until recently. I always just dismissed the idea that power could have a negative influence on how a relationship plays out. I watched many colleagues, acquaintances and friends go into relationships that were so filled with power, I was beginning to think it was the norm. I got to a point where … Continue reading Power & Relationships (1): The Place of Power in Relationships