My personal path to a fulfilling relationship

If you are not a follower of my twitter profile then you may be wondering where this week’s article is. I decided to have a short break from updates for a few weeks so you can all enjoy your holidays and have time to apply some of the advice I have given throughout the past year. Read more

10 reasons not to get married

I would like to start by saying that I am not personally against marriage, but more that the committal of marriage should be done with far greater thought and awareness than most people seem to utilise. It is no coincidence that divorce rates are so high when we are pressured by society to believe marriage is the correct course for all long-term relationships. Read more

Dealing with approach anxiety

Approach anxiety is an unusual phenomenon: it is irrational and unbeneficial yet remains a very real experience for a lot of people!

Approach anxiety is the manifestation of a number of physiological and emotional symptoms we get when we decide to actively meet a stranger. The time where this is most significant – which is also what makes it highly relevant to the topics on this website – is when thinking about approaching someone we are attracted to. Read more

Can men and women really be just friends?

Whilst it is comforting to think that men and women can be purely platonic friends with no hidden feelings of romance or sexual attraction, this ideal seems to consistently get discredited with real-life examples.

I’m sure most of you reading this can claim to have platonic friends of the opposite sex, but can you be certain that the feeling is completely mutual? In my experience there are only two characteristics that will allow two people to void the popular theory that men and women can never really be just friends, which I will explain shortly. Read more

Managing the most powerful emotion in the world – The love equilibrium

I know my girlfriend loves me very much, but there is still something acutely powerful, blissfully reassuring and downright indomitable about hearing Heidi utter those magical three words to me.

I’ve worked hard over the past few years to rid myself of any negative emotions and anxieties and be able to control my emotions at will, yet I truly believe that the only emotion that cannot be suppressed is love! Read more