Category: Relationships

6 Things I’ve Learnt About Relationships

In most of the relationships I have been in, I have always thought it would end up in marriage. There was even a time I was ‘engaged’ 😅 (2017 highlights). I met someone, like all the other boyfriends before, who I thought was the one, and then he ended up not being ‘the…

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5 Signs You’re Outgrowing a Relationship – & What to Do About It

I recently chatted with a friend who insisted that I am not intentional in friendships. He gave an example of how one of my childhood best friends and I don’t seem close anymore. “What happened?” he asked. Well, the truth is, we grew apart. Growing apart in friendships happens at some point in…

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4 Signs You and Your Partner Should Take a Break

“…I need a break…” partly read the text I sent him. I had been getting mad at him over the same thing continuously, and I felt I just needed a break. He later said how confused he felt after reading that text, and being a person who doesn’t believe in taking breaks, he didn’t…

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12 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In 2022

Mother’s Day 2022 is in less than two days. I know the time seems short, but there is still time to get that cute card, a pretty bouquet of fresh-cut flowers, and prep that seemingly obligatory social media post about your mother. Most of the world has finally opened up – even more…

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5 Toxic Relationship Habits That Seem Perfectly Normal

I was watching the popular relationship show on Netflix Love Is Blind (sidenote: do you think love is blind?) and heh! You should watch it if you haven’t. The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve realized that toxic relationship habits are ‘normal’ in our society. You see, we took classes in chemistry, math, and even…

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7 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking Of Getting Back Together With An Ex

It’s about that time of the year when we all wish we were coupled up as we celebrate love. If you are single, before the pressure from everyone around you leads you back to your ex, it’s important to ask yourself a few questions. If you have been thinking of getting back together…

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5 Things To Discuss Before Getting Engaged

An engagement, many times means that a wedding is looming. So many times after an engagement, all attention shifts to wedding planning. It can be so easy to get wrapped up in whole wedding planning and forget that you are literally merging your life with some else’s – which if not discussed before…

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7 Ways To Know When A Relationship Isn’t Right – Even If Nothing Is Wrong

Breakups are difficult. It’s much more difficult when you can’t pinpoint one specific reason why the relationship failed. You’ve undoubtedly been in a relationship when there were no obvious warning signs, but it didn’t feel right. This isn’t to say you should flee at the first sign of trouble. Even though you are…

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How To Maintain A Friendship When You’re In Different Stages Of Life

I have friends who are getting married, expecting a child, taking up new jobs, and even, going to study abroad. While all this good news fills me with so much excitement for each of them, I have at times found myself having mixed feelings. No, it’s not jealousy, but a certain sense of…

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6 Unique Date Ideas That Don’t Involve Alcohol

Getting to know someone is such a hustle especially when your only idea is food or cocktails. As much of a hustle as it may be, it is a necessary step in forming or even building a relationship. So, what is your kind of date? If going out for a few drinks is…

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