Although lockdown is easing and there have been many measurements taking place to ensure safety and to encourage people to come back to their normal routine, we cannot just pick up where things were left. Even visually our environment is filled with safety measures making sure distance is maintained. And whether we have been locked… Continue reading Relationship challenges during Lockdown 8: Rekindling Relationships. BGR
Creating boundaries that cater to your needs and wellbeing is an ever evolving process that takes work. It isn’t easy knowing where to start or how to identify what boundaries need to be put in place without facing the hardships in your life and the things you need (from yourself) to safeguard the beautiful person… Continue reading Relationship Challenges During Lockdown 5: Adjusting your boundaries part 1- BGN
Lockdown has been a challenging time for us all in many different ways. Things look different, everyday tasks have required more thought and planning and our emotions have been all over the place. However the most trying impact has been on our relationships with friends, family and loved ones. We have seen our relationships evolve,… Continue reading Relationship challenges during lockdown 1: Missing physical connections and hugs. BGN
It is important to own your actions and take responsibility when you have wronged someone. Sometimes you might not be in the wrong during a conflict however, it is always beneficial to reflect on every miscommunication or argument to see how you might have played a part in the way things panned out. How you… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 12: They can admit to being wrong and apologise when needed. BGN
Every long lasting, healthy relationship takes investment of time and effort to grow and flourish. Someone that really goes out of their way to get to know you (in a non creepy, controlling or stalkerish way) is someone that is in for the long haul. It is crucial before embarking on any new relationship however… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 10: They make time and effort to understand your likes and dislikes. BGN
Having a partner that can make you laugh is an important factor for many people. A sense of humour is something most people can appreciate and believe to be an important character trait to look for in a partner. But I think it is important to note that a sense of humour is not always… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 3. They make you laugh. BGR
We really hope you all enjoyed and found the red flag series helpful. Looking out for yourself often means being vary of, and keep clear of things that instead of helping us progress, end up holding us back and are detrimental to our well being. For this series however, we will be discussing green flags,… Continue reading Green flags to embrace 1. They are a good friend. BGR
Being in a relationship is work, hard work and easy work. It can be fun and sometimes it can be the most opposite of fun. As well as take you also have to give. As well as talk you also have to listen. As well as being taken care of you also have to provide.… Continue reading Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for 6: They have a massive sense of entitlement. BGR
Disagreements in any sort of relationships are normal, I think we can take it one step further and say they are needed. Differences of opinions, overstepped boundaries, our unique code of conduct and personal moral compass should be vocalised despite how it is received on the other side. That is because disagreements initiate conversations and… Continue reading Relationship Red Flags to keep an eye out for: 4. They don’t talk through issues. BGR.
Our perception of love is influenced by more than our own experiences. Cultural influences, the examples we observed as we grew up and the different types of love we experienced all play a role in what we think is acceptable forms of love. It is only through experiencing heartbreak, however painful that might be, do… Continue reading Lessons a Heartbreak can teach you 3: Sometimes what you thought was Love isn’t actually love.