Posts tagged self love

Can long distance relationships work?

The long distance relationship – or LDR – is a contentious issue in the dating world. People seem to be divided as to whether they are worth investing in. On one hand, the LDR can be like setting yourself up for frustration, pain and heartache. Why would you knowingly enter into a relationship that may […]

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Dating, Relationships

Christmas survival guide for singles

Christmas – a magical time of the year when you are showered in gifts, treated to endless banquets of festive food and… are surrounded by loved-up couples and irritating family members who take every opportunity to quiz you on your love life! Here’s our guide to surviving Christmas as a singleton.

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7 things to do in between dates

Online dating blogger Miss Wooable shares her favourite activities for when things go quiet on the dating front

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Love & Dating

Would you date you?

Do you focus on finding the right person instead of being the right person?

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Dating, Start with you

What single girls are doing this Valentine’s Day

It might not be official, but I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that Valentine’s Day is the worst holiday of the year for single women because it does nothing but act as a giant spotlight for your single status – as if you need reminding. So what do single women do on this dreaded day to cope? We asked 15 to tell us…

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Dating, Start with you

5 Reasons to ‘Date’ Yourself

Imagine knowing yourself on a deeper, more gratifying, less judgmental level. Imagine being able to describe yourself to others while being empowered by your strengths and experiences and not cringing at the thought of your weaknesses and struggles. Imagine taking care of yourself, owning your needs and treating yourself with the love and nurturance you would give to a baby or child.

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True or false: ‘You have to be happy by yourself before you can be happy with someone else’

Today’s guest post comes from author and psychology lecturer, Duana C. Welch, Ph.D, who explores the belief around having to love yourself before being able to love another. By understanding our primal instincts and the psychology behind love, Duana tells us it’s completely normal to want the basic human need to love and be loved.

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