Relationships

One-sided relationships during the quarantine

There are several things that are hitting home now during this quarantine. Those who are single, now they are realizing its always about freedom anymore. There is this category of long-distance if they happen to have visited their partners, its marriage now. That is nothing compared to those in one-sided relationships. One-sided relationships are those where one partner is investing more than the other. Usually ends up with their needs not met but they don’t want a breakup so they…

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Relationship expectations and the truth about them

These days’ people are encouraged to get in relationships with no expectations. How is it possible to do away with expectations in a relationship? It’s assumed that you won’t hurt yourself in the long run and the argument rate is assumed to be low. Well, I differ with this encouragement and thinking around expectations in relationships. Allow me to explain why; Your whole life is based on expectations Let’s start with how anyone was raised. You were expected to behave…

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How to deal with a narcissistic parent

 Being raised by a narcissistic parent is damaging. One grows up to either be a narcissist themselves, has self- esteem issues, depression, anxiety and many more mental health issues.  Narcissistic personality disorder is characterized by this; -Has no empathy towards others? -Belief they are special/ inflated sense of their own importance.   -A deep need for admiration and excessive attention -Self- righteousness combined with a belief people around one are stupid. -Troubled relationships -Has expectations and expects not to be…

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MODERN WOMAN, FINANCES, AND RELATIONSHIPS

Growing up, women are told not to do certain things because the husbands won`t like it. It`s expected that you get married. You are raised in a way that makes you behave in ways that protect the egos of men. Even today, as much you are expected to get married there are certain things you should not do if you want to get a respectable husband. A woman is expected to shrink themselves to let the man feel more of…

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5 Simple truths about infidelity in relationships

Infidelity is considered morally wrong and it is morally wrong. In today`s society cheating seems to be the order of the day. Jokes and memes are made to make the cheating issue lighter. We laugh about it but it’s responsible for so many insecure people in relationships. Cheating is devastating and has this permanent damage to someone. Cheating is here to stay regardless of how immoral we think it is. Here are a few things you need to be at…

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4 Things to Consider Before Dating

Falling in love and having someone to just count on is great. Love hurts but the good parts are so good that we are all willing to suffer for them. They don’t always work out but what`s the worst that can happen?  Most of the times we become cautious after we`ve had our first or second or even third heartbreak. I learnt my lesson after my third heartbreak. Honestly, it wasn’t easy but it was worth it. I am honestly…

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THE REALITY BEHIND BEAUTY STANDARDS AND SOCIETY EXPECTATIONS

It`s unfortunate that no one is immune to the set beauty standards and expectations in the world. This has resulted in people being more self- conscious about how they look and even how they live their lives. People take offense in being called fat or dark skin to just being compared to someone who is considered morally upright.  It’s honestly time to see it for what it is.  The impossible standards and expectations set that affect us and hinder us…

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WHAT TO DO WHEN A LONGTERM RELATIONSHIP ENDS

Long term relations heartbreaks hurt like there is no tomorrow. Even when there was no reason to keep dating they still hurt. You were used to that person, you got comfortable with the idea they will always be there and now they are not. This new phase of just you on your own can seem to be impossible but it’s possible. It will take time but it will happen for you eventually. During the process of moving one here are…

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HOW TO HANDLE QUARANTINE LIKE A PRO

There is too much confusion and uncertainty during this time. From finding ways to keep your kids busy, taking care of yourself so you don’t lose it to just being you and wondering what you should do to keep yourself busy. It is both emotionally and physically challenging. During such a pandemic, staying home for everyone is the best move to stop the virus from spreading further. Having done everything in your power to make this period as comfortable as…

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5 ESSENTIAL FOODS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Taking precautions and measures to defeat this COVID-19 – virus epidemic by following the guidelines given such as washing, social distancing and foods to eat to boost one’s immune system. This virus has literally brought the world to its knees. Prevention is better than cure. One thing to add to your list during this quarantine period is eating healthy, especially foods and fruits to boost your immune system. Here are some of the foods known to boost one`s immune system;…

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