Understanding why it’s difficult to be trusting when discrepancies with a person’s dating profile or story are discovered

Understanding why it’s difficult to be trusting when discrepancies with a person’s dating profile or story are discovered

Picture this (adopts Sophia from Golden Girls voice): You meet somebody on a dating website (read: introduction website after all, you can’t actually ‘date’ on it), you exchange a few emails and texts, maybe you chat on the phone a few times and then...
When someone’s imposing something upon you, they’re trying to remove your choice (and overstepping your boundaries)

When someone’s imposing something upon you, they’re trying to remove your choice (and overstepping your boundaries)

Over the past few weeks, I’ve frequently used the terms ‘imposing’ and ‘imposed’. I realised that you always know that there’s a major breach of boundaries and that you’re dealing with somebody who just doesn’t gel on...

Sometimes a discussion doesn’t cut it. Stop discussing, get to FLUSHING!

There are many situations and topics in life that you can have discussions about, but when it comes to the recognition of shady behaviour and what in fact might be repeat shadiness, it’s time to stop discussing, get to flushing. Your boundaries are yours to...
About ‘going with the flow’

About ‘going with the flow’

I’ve been on a few trips with people where one or both of us have suggested that we ‘go with the flow’ instead of making firm plans. I found that we were either on the same page and had a great time or… it turned out to be a clash of ideals...
It’s Just a Date, Not a Marriage Proposal & 9 Other Thoughts On Dating For The Weekend

It’s Just a Date, Not a Marriage Proposal & 9 Other Thoughts On Dating For The Weekend

1. It really is just a date, not a marriage proposal, nor is it the start of your life, your ticket outta ‘here’ or anything else. It’s just a date. I’m not saying that with more dates, time and progression into a bonafide relationship that it...