The choice to have children is a major life changing decision that affects both you and your partner. Added to that, it’s a decision that requires the agreement and commitment of both parties in a relationship. So, what happens when your partner decides that they would rather remain childless? According to psychologists, honest communication is […]Read more "What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Want Kids"
Trigger warning: Domestic Violence Domestic violence is a serious societal issue that (according to international statistics) is the most common form of abuse experienced by women. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced abuse in relationships. Factors that contribute towards gender-based violence according to WHO are gender inequality […]Read more "Why People in Abusive Relationships Struggle To Leave"
Hey. I know that I shouldn’t be wasting my breath on you, but this is my way of calling an end to the heartbreak I feel because of our failed relationship. It’s painful to let you go because I know that you don’t want to be with me. Rejection is a bitter pill to swallow. […]Read more "To The One Who Broke My Heart"
At least once in your life, you will go on the great career adventure of entrepreneurship. I’m currently on this adventure, and here are just 10 lessons I’ve learned about it so far: Not everyone is an entrepreneur. But if you are, failure is an inevitable part of the process and you’ll learn so much […]Read more "10 Things I’ve Learned About Entrepreneurship"
Bantu knots are not only a proudly African hairstyle that shows off the continent’s culture and hair styling, but it’s a great protective hairstyle as well as a great way to add volume and curl to your afro. Historically, Bantu knots were worn by women across the continent, and they are thought to have originated […]Read more "Hair Trend: How To Do Bantu Knots"
Relationships are a personal experience, and to some degree, a social one as a couple exists within a community and not in isolation. So, bearing this in mind, is it ever okay to date your friend’s ex-partner? Many people rightfully believe that one has the right to date whomever they choose and a partner is […]Read more "Things to Consider before Dating Your Friend’s ex"
Unfortunately we live in an imperfect world where not everyone has good intentions when pursuing and entering into a relationship. According to statistics compiled by experts from the universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch, 50% of murder cases in South Africa are cases of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women. Experts say that cultural and […]Read more "Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship"