how to get over a divorce

How To Get Over A Divorce – Post-Divorce Rituals to Help You Move On

Nobody starts a marriage anticipating they’ll have to say goodbye one day or work out how to get over a divorce. On the day we say ‘I do’, we’re so full of hope and optimism for the future, we can’t even envision a time when the person who seems so right for us now might […]

5 Ways to Have a More Body-Positive Dating Life

Dating is a complicated process for all of us looking for love, and it can become even more difficult if you don’t conform to society’s standards of beauty. Unfortunately, you can’t exactly avoid dating if you want to find the one. What you can do, though, is introduce more body positivity into your dating life, […]

Start the conversation that you need to…

There is a reason why people are comfortable talking about the weather to pretty much anyone. It’s because that conversation has no substance. You both know full well what the weather is like, you’re both there experiencing it. Discussing it isn’t going to change it, it’s not going to educate either one of you. It’s […]

Dispelling the Myths: Ending Relationships With Honesty

It’s difficult to end relationships. It means hurting someone’s feelings and, worse than that, someone you cared about once, even if you don’t so much any more. It means having to be honest with someone about their flaws – which, let’s face it, people aren’t very good at these days. We’re too used to offering […]

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Why We Blame the Strong

Remember that time in kindergarten when you so desperately wanted to play with that blue toy car that was in the hands of that taller, more extroverted kid and you shoved her, took it out of her hands and she was blamed for the turmoil and you were instantly in the clear because after all, […]

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Floating Through Life

For all of my short years in life I have been afraid. I did not know what my purpose was, so I was afraid. I did not know whether my friends liked me, so I was afraid. I did not know whether I would pass that test on Wednesday, so once again I was afraid. […]

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Things You Should Never Feel Bad About

From the full force of the media to the disapproving glare of a relative with inordinate expectations, society can load pressure onto people that leaves them constantly questioning themselves. Once you let someone else’s judgement be something that shapes you, life gets a lot more difficult. The way people perceive you suddenly becomes far more […]

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People You Don’t Need in Your Life

It’s something of an extreme measure to even consider cutting someone out of your life forever. Even if they fell into your life entirely at random, they’ve stuck around for a reason. Whether or not that reason works for both of you is another matter. Some people aren’t nice. Some people don’t realise that they’re […]

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The Meaning of Self Respect

People are taught from the moment that they are old enough to make their own decisions that they should behave always with self-respect. But it’s rarely, if ever, explained how you go about doing that or what you need to do to implement it into your daily life. Often, we don’t think consciously about self-respect […]

How To Say Sorry

How To Say Sorry

No one is in the right every single time they get into a disagreement. It would be nice to think that we don’t go barging into discussions or arguments without being prepared to accept the truth if we don’t have all the facts. But people often do. Even if they enter into a debate with […]

Things to Consider Before Committing to a Person

Things to Consider Before Committing to a Person

Things to Consider Before Committing to a Person Most of the time, when people make big and potentially life altering decisions, they take a while to contemplate the impact it will have on their future. They think about the changes it will cause, the sacrifices it will require them to make. People wait for a […]

Choosing The World You Live In

Choosing The World You Live In

You have a choice about how you experience the world. You have control over your perception of things as they are. You get to decide what you are exposed to and what you blind yourself to. In an age when news is broadcast through so many different media, from so many different perspectives, it is […]