Dating Tips For Older People
Dating Tips For Older People

If it’s been a while since you last dipped your toes into the dating pool, you’ll probably find dating has changed a lot since you last did it. Don’t worry though. The key ingredients are still romance and chemistry. Dating doesn’t have to be scary, just because you’re older. Dating for seniors is often geared... » read more

Expert advice on Love Dilemmas
Expert advice on Love Dilemmas

Diamond Ring Specialist Reveals the UK’s Biggest Love Dilemmas Angelic Diamonds, a leading UK diamond ring specialist, has launched a new interactive called ‘Love Dilemmas’. The feature allows you to seek relationship advice to some of the most searched questions online, from falling in love to breaking up and everything else in between. Love Dilemmas... » read more

Can Sexual Frustration Lead to Depression?
Can Sexual Frustration Lead to Depression?

Whether you’re single, in a relationship, married, divorced, or widowed, sex is a vital aspect of life. Any dysfunction that occurs in this area is bound to cause disappointment and frustration. Although the frustration that results from a lack of sexual activity can lead to depression-like symptoms, the link between sexual frustration and depression is... » read more

Examples of manipulative behaviour
Examples of manipulative behaviour

Examples of manipulative behaviour We are all unique and as such, our behaviour will be diverse as well. When it comes to manipulative behaviour there are numerous variations but there is a common framework within which most manipulative behaviour can be identified. I have put together a list of common examples of manipulative behaviour. By... » read more

Emotional Punching Bag
Emotional Punching Bag

  Are you an emotional punching bag? By this I mean, are you in a relationship with someone who directs their frustration and anger your way? We all get angry and frustrated and we are all individually responsible for how we deal with these negative emotions. A healthy relationship consists of partners supporting one another... » read more

Top reasons why people stay in abusive relationships
Top reasons why people stay in abusive relationships

When I speak to people who have been in an abusive relationship, there are usually common factors. Do you have the characteristics that make you more vulnerable to stay in an abusive relationship? Abuse includes physical, mental and emotional abuse. Fear of being alone This fear can be very intense and you will do anything... » read more

How to identify a narcissist quickly
How to identify a narcissist quickly

Before I continue with ways to identify a narcissist quickly, I want to explain that there are always exceptions to the rule. Life is made up of a lot of ‘grey’ and is never ‘black-and-white’. The tips in this blog post will give you direction and guidance when figuring out if a prospective partner might... » read more

Violence vs non-violence in relationships
Violence vs non-violence in relationships

The non-violence wheel offers a view of a relationship that is based on equality and respect. Use this diagram to compare a healthy vs an unhealthy abusive relationship (see violence wheel). The non-violence wheel is also helpful in setting goals and boundaries in personal relationships. The violence wheel shows the dynamic of an unhealthy relationship.... » read more

Are rebound relationships good for you?
Are rebound relationships good for you?

Contrary to popular belief, rebound relationships can be good for you. They can provide a useful distraction from your heartbreak. They have to be appraoched carefully though and not all experts agree on whether a rebound relationship is good for you. This is where science comes in. A journal article, “Too fast, too soon?” gathered... » read more