Communication

When Your LDR’s Love Language is Receiving Gifts

There are five Love Languages: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Physical Touch, Acts of Service,…

It took me 3 years not talking to my sister to reconnect

Sometimes, only time and distance can heal a relationship. I discovered a kind of love…

Communicating Your Expectations Can Be A Life-Saver For Your Relationship 

From day one, my boyfriend and I practiced what I call “open and honest communication.”…

5 ways to deepen your connection with your partner

Falling in love is easy. You’re flooded with euphoric hormones and the bond between you…

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…