Sun, Teddy and Grizzly

Picture Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The classic tale of a girl that stumbles upon a situation, tries a variety of things to find perfection then feels fully satisfied once she’s found it. The concept of the tale is no different to dating; swap the porridge, chair and bed for prospective partners and Goldilocks for... Continue Reading →

Hansel, Gretel & The Ghost

Welcome to dating in the 21st century! If you thought dating in previous years was tricky, then I wish you the best of luck in joining the game now. What with bread crumbing, ghosting and the lack of anything reasonably reliable these days; dating is now one of the biggest minefields in the war of... Continue Reading →

Healing

The journey you endure during a break-up is one of emotional purity. It’s like your mind is fighting to remove all the toxins, but not before processing them over and over until they can be totally eradicated. The feelings of upset, anger, hate, confusion, anxiety. All of them are key parts of the puzzle we... Continue Reading →

Over and above

The efforts we women go to in order to impress a man. Whether it’s a fancy meal out, an evening at the cinema, a night of cocktails and dancing or just a normal weekday night in, we all make an effort for our fella. Obviously the level of effort is individual to each person but... Continue Reading →

False Pretence

Online dating is no different to the first five minutes of Blind Date. “What’s your name” and “where do you come” from are probably the only truthful details you know about the other person, anything else about them can’t really be confirmed until you meet. I say this due to experiencing awful first dates with... Continue Reading →

Game of Signs

Have you ever seen the film He’s Just Not That Into You? Well consider me in the role of Gigi. I am in the dating game, meeting all sorts of men but I am yet to find my Alex -  the ultimate dating adviser... Without such a guru to advise me each step of the... Continue Reading →

Third Wheeler

Do you ever get the feeling that you’re Bridget Jones, but at 25 years old? Well, welcome to my world… Here I am, on a Saturday night, sat at a table in the best local Indian restaurant, acting as the third wheel to my blissfully happy parents as they look lovingly at one another from... Continue Reading →

Expect the Unexpected

"Expect the unexpected" – one of my boyfriend’s favourite phrases. Yes, the new man in my life likes to remind me of his spontaneity on a regular basis. This phrase being a prime example. However, I’m becoming a firm believer that expectations can be very dangerous things, as endearing as they may seem. If I... Continue Reading →

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