Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Facebook Lie!

 Women in emotionally abusive relationships usually parade their relationships as something they are not. They spend an inordinate amount of time pretending to the world that they are a couple, and they often describe themselves as the perfect couple. They

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When loving him hurts – The Passion Paradox

 Falling in love is about excitement, yearning, desire and passion. It sounds like falling in lust would be equally appropriate. Lust is something men do. The female narrative is love. It is the lace and lavender of lust. Love…. Lust..

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When loving him hurts

 Loving hurts – inevitably. When we begin the love relationship it offers the promise of “happily ever after”. We feel excited, safe, strong, and beautiful and ready for what we only intellectually accept will be the challenges of the relationship.

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Ice Cream Addiction

 My all time favourite indulgence is a candy coated in chocolate called Almond Roca. I literally swoon whenever I am given a box. I never buy them as I have no control but when I pass them in a store

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Are you a nacissist? Take the test

 What is narcissism? Narcissism is a personality disorder and Psychology Today suggests that up to 6% of the population suffer from it. Research also shows that the people most likely to have an affair are narcissists. The word “narcissism” comes

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What’s your word?

  To all our loyal readers and followers Philippa and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you everything of the best for 2015. By now the Christmas trees are coming down and wreaths and angels are going back

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“You’ll be a man, my son”

  The best part of a misogynist is that as long as you always expect the worst from them they will never disappoint you. There is something so comforting about such reliability. One of the issues we have not mentioned

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