Admit The Cover-Up & Stop Overcompensating

Over the years of writing BR, I’ve emphasised how relationships are 100:100. We have to own our own and let others own theirs. We have to show up and be our true selves rather than show up on the basis that we are half of a person and that we’ll do a bit...
When someone wants you to devalue yourself in a relationship based on their previous experiences with somebody else

When someone wants you to devalue yourself in a relationship based on their previous experiences with somebody else

When I worked in advertising,  I’d have to deal with clients who wanted a price reduction based on previous experience with advertising with another company or publication. If you work in sales or run your own business, this scenario is very common and one of...
Revisited: Values & Being Valued In Relationships – Your Value Is As Good As How You Treat You

Revisited: Values & Being Valued In Relationships – Your Value Is As Good As How You Treat You

Don’t forget that I’m on a ‘break’ until September so I will mostly be featuring some of yours and my favourite posts from the archives. The following post is probably the most requested post for me to revisit and is part of a three-part series...

Don’t Let Empathising With Circumstance Turn You Into An Emotional Airbag

A guy was telling me a story recently about how he’d met a great woman who he could have had a great relationship with but it didn’t work out because basically she wasn’t over her ex. This is a common occurrence and it is very much wrong time, wrong...
Why Do They Keep Having Sex With Me If They’re Not Interested Or Don’t Want The Relationship I Want?

Why Do They Keep Having Sex With Me If They’re Not Interested Or Don’t Want The Relationship I Want?

Picture this (adopts Sophia from Golden Girls voice): You’re attracted to someone. You think they’re funny, clever, witty, and that they embody all of the physical qualities that you like. You appear to share common interests and possess a similar outlook....