May book review: MWF seeking BFF

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Okay seriously though how is it the end of May already? I’m freaking out just a teensy bit. It is nearly the end of our first semester and that means it is nearly the end of the year and the end of my university career. Apparently time flies when you are drowning in assignments and extremely caffeinated. Anyway, it is time for another book review and this month it is a book for those of us who find this whole making-friends-as-an-adult thing a struggle (i.e. literally everyone.)

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My love language

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I recently read the book ‘The Five love languages’ and it kinda blew my mind. I know I’m like 20 years late and whatever, but I’m gonna rave about it anyway. The copy I have actually belonged to my Gran and it has got her handwriting all scribbled throughout it which I just love (those are the best kind of books, right?) So I thought today I’d talk about my love language and what I have learnt about love in general…ooh la la!

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My opinion on Valentine’s day (as a single girl)

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So if you clicked on this post I’m gonna guess that you are one of those cynical folks who can’t stand Valentine’s day. I bet you’re hoping that I’m gonna confirm your suspicion that Valentines is nothing more than a commercial money-making scam. Cause that’s what single girls are supposed to say right? Valentine’s day is not for us. It’s for those loved-up couples who constantly rub it in our faces. It’s not meant to be fun for us. Just like St Paddy’s day is lame if you aren’t Irish.

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Heartbreak lessons: Moving on after a break-up

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This post is part two of my lessons on love, loss and broken hearts. In case you missed it, in my previous post I wrote about my recent heartbreak and how I learnt that telling someone you love them is always worth it, regardless of the way they feel about you.

This time I’m talking about picking up the pieces after your heart has been broken. I am a big believer that whatever our circumstance, good can come out of it. And I guess the good in my situation is that I get to share what I am learning with you (ya lucky ducks.) You know, I think this world is severely lacking words of wisdom on this subject.

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Heartbreak lessons: Should I say I love you?

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The gift of being a writer is that we experience emotions that rattle us to our very core. These emotions enable us to see the world around us more vividly beautiful than it appears to the untrained eye. When we are in love we don’t just feel it, we taste it on our tongue, we breathe it in, we embody it. And when we feel pain we are broken wide open. It shatters our fragile shells. It discolours our portraits and it pulls the rug out from under our unsuspecting feet.

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Two habits of a serial relationship-killer

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There are plenty of things that ruin relationships…lack of communication, unfair expectations, cheating, spontaneously deciding to paint the walls lime green. And these things apply to all relationships be it your best friend, significant other or landlord (especially that last point.) But today I want to zoom in on romantic relationships in particular, and two things I have come to realize are like tipping a bucket of water on the flames of luuurve.

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Relationship advice: Married and still sane

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I’m wrapping up our relationship series with some pearls of wisdom about marriage. Unfortunately, in the time since my last post I wasn’t able to meet a guy, get engaged and have our wedding so once again I had to call in some reinforcements for today’s post. This time I enlisted the help of my wonderfully, wacky friend Kristy. You are gonna love her, I just know it.

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Relationship advice: Dating done right

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I’m back for the next part of our relationship series. This time we are talking about a more sunny topic, how to navigate the world of dating. To be honest I totally think you deserve a medal after making it through all of the awkward flirting, butterflies, confusion and excitement. How wonderful that the two of you finally agree that you’d rather like to get to know each other better. Hooray! *release the confetti* Now let’s have a chat…

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