Tag: love

life update

What’s Been Going On With Me – I Mean, REALLY Going On With Me

I can’t tell you how many times over the last two years I have sat in front of this white box, fingers flexed, ready and wanting to pour out my heart in an 800 word blog post.
It is something I’ve been doing since, god, the actual year 2000: not just as my own personal therapy but as a way to connect, to help other people, to just… be. I enjoy living my mistakes and triumphs in an open way, that’s the person I have always been since Tim Berners-Lee gave us the internet.

single parent dating

Single Parent Dating: The Reality

For all single parents, there comes a time in their newly re-discovered single lives when they start to crave something a little more than their friendships. Having exhausted most of your pals’ free time, (“can’t we just have a quiet night in with Netflix, Alice?”) they start to get itchy feet, yearning to discover some new and interesting members of the opposite sex.

Learning To Love That I’m a Single Parent

There was a time where the only label I gave myself was ‘Single Mum’. Wherever I was – at the supermarket, out to dinner with the kids, mid-Tinder conversation – I always felt it like an albatross across my neck. Six years it has taken me to realise that I am so much more than this label.

heartbreak in your thirties

Heartbreak In Your Thirties

I never ever expected a break-up to make me feel so devastated. I’m thirty-two years old and have my shit otherwise held pretty tightly together, so having my romantic life shake my core so thoroughly has been a huge shock. But heartbreak does not discriminate.