How to make divorce easy on children

To say that I am crestfallen is an understatement. My heart feels as if it’s been crushed to pieces. No, it’s not because a man broke my heart (although I would feel as bad). It’s because my 5-year old daughter asked me this: “Mama, why are you and Papa living apart? Can you please get back together?” [Read more…]

How to survive a long-distance relationship

If you feel that insanity is slowly starting to creep up on you because you haven’t seen your boyfriend or husband in ages, don’t shave your head just yet. Long-distance relationships are not at all uncommon these days, what with unforeseen and inevitable circumstances forcing couples to be apart. Mile-long stretches of sand or sea may be physically between you and your loved one but that’s all it is…physical distance. What they say still holds true: love conquers all. Here are some things you can do to battle the LDR (long-distance relationship) blues:

Have faith– and I’m not just singing a George Michael song here. [Read more…]

Top 10 things your boyfriend or husband isn’t telling you

It is a well-known fact that men are reticent beings, often keeping emotions to themselves. We women are then forced to become Criss Angel wannabes, trying to read men’s minds. Understanding their body language likewise becomes a painstaking struggle as we decode every shrug or blank stare from them. [Read more…]