My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

I got a phone call from an ex yesterday. He happened to be in my side of town (after three years, quite surprisingly). He told me he got married in a rush (two years ago) to his next-door neighbour. I congratulated him and asked him which of our common friends he was still in touch … Continue reading My exes are now all married. Am I supposed to feel something?

Dating an impotent man for 7 years

For those of you who think impotence is a man's problem, consider the woman's perspective. She starts off feeling unattractive because she can't do something as simple as turning her man on. The fragile male ego does not help as her partner tries to emotionally blackmail her into staying in the relationship. It takes years … Continue reading Dating an impotent man for 7 years

9 habits of the happiest people I know

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but a habit, according to Greek philosopher Aristotle. The world is changing faster than you can wrap your head around new ideas, but the keys to happiness and success are timeless. Here are my favourite nine timeless habits I have observed in the … Continue reading 9 habits of the happiest people I know

How to tell if it is love… or lust

You can't wait to get cosy the moment you see her. His luscious lips are the first thing that come to mind when you shut your eyes. Her perfume lingers in your mind long after the date is over. There's nothing wrong with having the hots for the person you're dating (there'd be something wrong … Continue reading How to tell if it is love… or lust

Guest post: Why I started writing love letters to a kitten

Attempting to achieve new heights in already high levels of 'crazy cat lady'-ness, Simona Terron has begun actually corresponding with her cat. Online. Publicly. The genesis It all began when I came across Series, a new kind of publishing format on the online platform for writers, Medium.com where readers could follow an author’s work as … Continue reading Guest post: Why I started writing love letters to a kitten

5 lessons on modern love from the movie, HER

The film Her had a lot more lessons about life and relationships than about the future (in which it's set) and (its theme) artificial intelligence. I was three years too late to watch Spike Jonze's Her (2013). In my defence, the reason I stayed away from the film was because of its sombre premise that alluded to loneliness … Continue reading 5 lessons on modern love from the movie, HER