Communication

Relationships after lockdown: 5 ways to look after yours

The pandemic proved to be trying times for all of us. But, with lockdowns no…

Communication is everything: lessons from 3 different LDRs

I’ve been in three long-distance relationships, so I’ll be the first to admit that long-distance…

It isn’t easy for us LGBTQ+ Africans to come out. So why did I react so poorly when an old friend came out too?

‘Did I tell you that I’m bisexual?’ A text I received from an old high…

If Your Relationship Feels Boring, That Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Working

There’s one not-so-sexy fact about relationships that no one seems to talk about: eventually, it’s…

“Who wears the pants?” Breaking gender roles in same-sex relationships

The embodiment of gender roles in same-sex couples can be traced back to the age-old idea that a relationship should be between a man and a woman. But in a world where words like “man” and “woman” are giving way to fluidity, how does this polarization of what’s expected from certain genders extend to our relationships?

Radical Honesty: our recipe for a happier relationship

There’s no doubt that a couple that is honest about their sexuality often has a…

Love Language Treats: The Pandemic Edition

5 Ways to Make Your Partner Feel Special Based on Their Love Language

I Believe #couplegoals is Toxic. Here’s why.

Granted, you should have healthy standards when it comes to your relationships. But setting unrealistic and aesthetic standards that are impossible to uphold is doing your love life more harm than good.