Tag: truth

Women, Be More Selfish! That’s an Order

Women, Be More Selfish! That’s an Order

“Women, be more selfish!” I read to my partner from The Times Weekend newspaper insert this morning. Referencing “How to make lust last – the new rules for long-term relationships.” “It’s important for women to learn to be more self-centred.” Ping! ‘See!’ I exclaim. ‘I am not selfish enough. I’ve been ordered to…’ He turns …

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Live, Breathe and Know Your Self Worth

Live, Breathe and Know Your Self Worth

Happy New Year! In wishing me a Happy New Year, someone very special asked: ‘What do you want to happen this year?’ Without thinking, I blurted, ‘Everyone special in my life to live, breathe and know their worth…’ Whilst I help someone close to me deal with debilitating depression, I have come to learn and …

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Happiness is single women without children

Happiness is single women without children

Recently, I stumbled upon Paul Dolan, a professor of behavioural science at the London School of Economics. His latest book, “Happy Ever After”, discusses happiness data surrounding relationships. Conclusion Single women might be healthier and happier than married women and married women with children.   Dolan’s research showed men in comparison benefited from marriage as …

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Empowered or Selfish?

Empowered or Selfish?

The woman has come to terms with her nature. Finally, she said it out loud. She expressed herself to someone close to her. Sitting up straighter, she took in a deep breath and exhaled just as deeply: ‘It has to be worth my while to have a man in my life.’ ‘Wow! I’m loving that,’ …

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Singledom VS Coupledom

Singledom VS Coupledom

A close friend of mine in a long-term relationship has struggled over the years. The downs have been cataclysmic but then the highs have been soul-defining, she vulnerably expressed to me, openly sharing her emotions. Something I always admired about her and took pleasure in witnessing her bravery. How she naturally exposed herself, never worrying …

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WHY DID YOU MARRY YOUR SPOUSE?

WHY DID YOU MARRY YOUR SPOUSE?

The state the world is in right now is perfect for self-reflection.   In the UK domestic abuse has increased. People have murdered their spouses and committed suicide due to the fear caused by COVID-19 pandemic.   Time for Truth!   Returning to a value I admire in others and embrace above anything else, I …

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Intimacy & Sex Let’s Talk About It

Intimacy & Sex Let’s Talk About It

15th Post Challenge of 31   For men it’s all about intimacy and for women it’s all about sex, apparently, according to an article in The Times.   If we want different things, expecting to find it elsewhere, thinking the grass is greener, it becomes absolutely fruitless having affairs outside of marriage… It will eventually become …

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A lie…

A lie…

14thPost Challenge of 31   Dear Percival shared the following quote with me.     But…   What about…?   The truth doesn’t become a lie, right doesn’t become wrong and good doesn’t become evil, just because it’s accepted by a majority or a jury.