10 Lessons Losing My Friend Taught Me

When asked to write about an incident that changed my life, at first I thought, now that’s quite easy. Then, at the dining table, a realisation struck me. Over breakfast, we were sharing the news of people who we knew passing away.

Revenge Sex: Does It Hurt or Heal

Extramarital affairs happen for many, many reasons. Sexuality is a complex experience shared by two people and there are a range of motivations why people indulge in extramarital sex. In this case, the woman wanted sexual validation and seek revenge on her philandering husband.

Locked in a Violent Embrace

Domestic violence causes far more pain than the visible marks of bruises and scars. It is devastating to be abused by someone that you love and think loves you in return.

The Weight Loss Wagon Never Stops

It’s a 12 inch metallic square sitting innocuously under the bathroom cupboard and it rules my life. Welcome to WWW or the Weight Watchers World, where the day begins with the customary weighing in.

Ageing Beautifully

Ageing is a very personal process, and it affects different people differently. However, over the years I have realized that there are some habits or practices that can help the process of ageing a beautiful experience. Here are some of my tried and tested suggestions.

The Art of the Uncomfortable Conversation

How many times have you felt hurt or angry at the way your partner spoke, or didn’t speak? How often have you lamented, ‘you don’t understand.’ And the biggest challenge of them all—how to say something that you know won’t go down well, but needs to be said anyway?

3 Things to Stop Doing if You Really Love Someone

In our own mind, we are often justified in what we say and do, but it is important, every now and then, to assess whether or where we ourselves might be hurting those we love. These relationship-repair reminders can help you course-correct.

What To Do When a Friend Disappoints

Friends come in all shapes, sizes and temperaments. They may seem to be birds of your feather, but ruffle those feathers a bit and you might find that each one is different; a product of a mixed bag of conditioning, environment and life’s lessons.