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My inbox is filling up with stories from people who pretty much expect a Miracle On Assclown Street to happen this month. If not that, they’re certainly thinking that this month defines how well they’ve done as a person this year. It’s the whole ‘December’ thing. Every year, people around the world develop temporary […]

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When I hear stories from readers regarding their angst about whether or not to do something, it becomes clear that when we tie ourselves up in knots over stuff like whether to send a birthday greeting to an ex, whether to agree to a favour, whether to reply to a text, or even […]

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Don’t forget that I’m on a ‘break’ until September (I can’t believe that it’s been 4 weeks already) so I’ll mostly be featuring some of yours and my favourite posts from the archives.

Today’s post is a new one and an excerpt from […]

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A few months back when I began to come to terms with the fallout with my father after my wedding, someone told me that raking over and reliving a rejection again and again is like repeatedly going back to look at your own vomit. Yuck! – […]

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This month, I’ll be catching up on some overdue R&R and so while I will be posting plenty of new stuff, I also wanted to revisit some previous posts….

This time of year, whether you’re single or in a relationship, can bring about an incredible amount of anxiety. It can also have […]

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At a time of year when many of us find an excuse to act a little (or a lot crackers) by using Christmas/the holidays to reach out or accept contact from exes, to get back together, to stay together because it’s Christmas, or to expect a […]

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This time of year, whether you’re single or in a relationship, can bring about an incredible amount of anxiety. It can also have you thinking and doing things that in retrospect, when you get to January, will have you wondering if someone was coming into your home and spiking you with a […]

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Over the past few months, I’ve found that I’ve had quite a few readers asking me about what they regard as a particularly tricky situation – What do you do when it’s your ex’s birthday or it’s an anniversary of something or Christmas/Easter/Thanksgiving or if you’re really trying to stretch things out, […]

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1. In essence, it’s one day out of 365 or a few weeks out of the year when you add in the build up and festivities. I’m not saying it’s not a special time but it is a highly commercial time that puts a lot of pressure on people. Keep things in perspective.

2. Whoever […]

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Just a quick pitstop to say happy new year everyone! Some of you are already in 2010! Hope you had a good one! Whatever you’re doing, enjoy yourself or just breathe out and relax. Don’t spend the evening waiting for a call or getting stood up or disappointed – you’re nobody’s backup!

Thank you all […]

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As not only a new year, but a new decade approaches, it’s time to ask yourself what you’ll be doing and how you’ll be spending your time.

1. Is it time to say that you no longer want to be stuck? Relationship insanity is continuing to do the same thing in or out of your […]

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