Why Are Toxic Relationships Addictive & What Are The Signs You’re In One?

Why are toxic relationships so addictive, and why do people describe them as similar to a heroin or drug addiction? It’s a line that feels as though it belongs in a million emotional pop songs, but love is a drug. Indeed, the line itself is almost a cliche, such is its ubiquitousness. But this is …

What Are The Challenges Of Dating With Depression?

Dating can be a minefield at the best of times, but when you’re dealing with depression, the idea of dating can seem pretty impossible. But that doesn’t mean you should give up completely. Here, we’ve covered how to navigate the challenges of dating with depression. Dealing with your critical voice People with depression are adept …

Lockdown Love: The 5 Dating Trends of 2021 That You Should Know About

Dating trends come and go: orbiting, breadcrumbing, benching, curving… The list is endless. Every new year brings unusual trends that professional (and amateur) singletons need to know to stay ahead of the dating game. But this is a particularly unusual year. People are finding love against the looming spectre of the pandemic, and some leftfield …

How To Figure Out What You Really Want In A Partner

We all find ourselves longing for a relationship for different reasons.  One of the biggest reasons why people yearn for a relationship is that they simply want to feel loved. They’re unhappy in their personal lives, unhappy with themselves, and they need someone else to feel worthwhile. Of course, this is the worst reason to …

5 Fun Ideas For Your Next Couples’ Night In

Sometimes, the thought of another couples’ night in can be disheartening.  We all relish a few hours of peace and downtime, but all too often we end up wasting this time and just scrolling mindlessly through Facebook. Next thing you know, it’s been six months and all your social life has consisted of is very …

Everyday Moments That Can Make Or Break A Relationship

While every couple has those big arguments that can change the course of a relationship, sometimes it’s the little things that can really matter. We all fixate on the biggies: financial problems, the stress of having or trying for a baby, in-laws, differing opinions on the big life stuff… But sometimes it can be something …

Long distance couple making effort to see each other

Long-Distance Love: How Do You Know Your Partner Is Worth It?

Long-distance love isn’t easy; we all know that. But it’s worth it in the end when you are finally reunited for good — you’ve survived the long, lonely months without each other, and the reward is that you get to live happily ever after with the partner of your dreams. Right? If you’re going to …

A couple holding hands during a stressful period of their lives

How To Maintain A Healthy Relationship With Your Partner When You’re Struggling To Conceive

Starting a family is supposed to be one of the most exciting times in your relationship — after all, you’ve made the amazing decision as a couple to have a baby and create your own family.  But the truth is, trying to get pregnant can be an extremely stressful and emotionally intense time for couples …