Posts tagged relationships
Romantic Chemistry Explained

These 5 elements must be present for romantic chemistry to take place between two people.

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Compatibility and Chemistry – What You Need To Know

Many people use the words compatibility and chemistry interchangeably. However, these terms, when referencing romance and relationships, should never be confused. To muddle these two ideas together can be detrimental to the success of your relationship. 

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Can Your Dateability Be Written On Your Face?

Hormones are one clear link between appearance and personality. Two sex hormones specifically influence facial development – testosterone and estrogen – while two neurohormones impact facial expression and emotion – dopamine and serotonin.

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How To Be Vulnerable In Relationships

In the exciting but sometimes disastrous world of dating, I often ask myself why it’s so hard to be vulnerable in a relationship. I imagine most of you have asked yourself this same question too. Sharing our vulnerabilities isn’t always easy to do, especially at the point when you and your partner decide to take casual dating to the next level. I imagine most of you have asked yourself this same question too.

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My Boyfriend Turned Squatter

He was boyishly handsome. Boyish to the point where I snuck a peak at his driver’s license to make sure he was of age. He insisted his soft skin and rosy cheeks were due to all of the raw, organic sprouted grains his ‘mum’ fed him. He was awkwardly mature in his persona and he tried to offset this fact by wearing a ridiculous red backwards hat at all times. I hated this hat. One time he left the hat in my house. I “accidentally misplaced it."

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A Phenomenology of First Loves

The phrase, “You never forget your first love” has become commonplace for a reason. People attach a stronger emotional memory to their first love than other relationships. It makes sense. Being in love for the first time has to be one of the most overwhelming, all-consuming human emotions ever felt. Consequently, your first heartbreak is the most emotional devastating event that may happen in your former years.

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Dating in the Age of Distraction

Back when things were simpler and you were either introduced to or naturally met someone, it was a more memorable event. You had been in one place at one time and so had this other specific person that you had been so lucky to meet. It had a more serendipitous aurora to it all. Flash forward to today.

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How To Handle Doubt In A Relationship

What if doubt is present in your relationship, however, there hasn’t been adequate time to determine whether to leave or stay? Doubt can be a horrible feeling, especially for individuals who are ready to settle down with a partner. However, doubt can be a helpful emotion in surprising ways.

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