Self-dating is set to be the hot new trend iin self-love, self-development, and empowerment. Learning to treat yourself with the same love and care as your partner is just one of the many reasons why singles should consider self-dating.
It's 9 pm, I'm sitting in a hot tub overlooking fantastic highland vistas after a meal of seabass and sparkling wine and some chocolate covered strawberries. Tomorrow I'm going kayaking. Sounds like a the perfect romantic getaway right?
Abuse is an understandably uncomfortable topic for most people, sometimes because of the way we've been treated in the past, but more often it is about the sense of unease that we feel knowing it's more common than we'd like. Recognising abuse isn't always easy, however, especially when you're living in it.
I can't remember when I started to hate my body, but I remember the exact week that began the process of reversal. It was 9am, and I was standing naked on a metal platform, shivering, caked in mud, glow in the dark paint, and reeking of sweat. If this sounds like a story of abuse, please don't worry; this is the story of how a metal music festival and the temporary social media fast it caused started to heal the wounds of a 10 year relationship gone wrong.
Anxiety is by far the most common mental health issue affecting young people today (not to say that older people don't get anxious). Of course, there are varying degrees of anxiety; for some people medication truly is a necessity, but for most of us anxiety can be managed with a variety of coping mechanisms. The trick is finding healthy mechanisms that work for you.
According to Urban Dictionary, a sugar daddy is a boyfriend that comes with financial benefits; and while that's true, it's the most simplistic explanation for a very complex relationship. And it is a relationship, by the way, not a financial transaction; if you seek a sugar daddy, you should expect to give something in return.