Relationships

10 Things We Can Learn From 13 Reasons Why…

Whether you like it or not, the show 13 Reasons Why can teach us some seriously valuable lessons when it comes to school life, bullying, friendships and relationships. There’s a lot of talk going around about the show sensationalising issues faced by people under 20 so we thought it was about time we addressed some

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10 Things You Need to Know About Dating

We’ve all had our fair share of shoddy dates, here are 10 tips to help make dating a lil’ easier and full of genuine romance instead of embarrassment and awkward silences….💔💔💔 1. Everyone is nervous on a first date. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how many dates you’ve been on, this one never

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6 Things You Can Do If You Are Being Bullied By A Sibling

Research from our Annual Bullying Survey revealed that 11% of young people asked, had experienced bullying at some point or another from a sibling. Being on the receiving end of bullying from a sibling can be extremely difficult to cope with as it is often dismissed by other family members as ‘sibling rivalry’. Additionally, it

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10 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date

10 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date There is plenty of advice on what you should say on a first date… but how about the things you should never say when you first meet? 1. I love you. It’s a nice sentiment but it’s too soon babe. Too soon. You are in

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17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day

17 Things You Can Do For National Random Acts of Kindness Day Today is National Random Acts of Kindness Day! While we hope that you practise kindness 365 days a year, sometimes it is good to have a little reminder and push in the right direction – so use this day to do just that!

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What Is It Like To Be In A Virtual Relationship? Melissa Herrera Blogs

Melissa Herrera on her experiences with virtual dating When I swiped into a “virtual relationship”, it wasn’t by choice. I had every intention of actually meeting the men I’d matched with, as I assumed that was the purpose of online dating. I assumed this was for people looking for an easier outlet to meet other

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10 Things Gossip Girl Taught Us

10 Things Gossip Girl Taught Us 1. Things are never as bad as you think. I mean if Blair can say that having lived through a near-fatal car crash, a divorce, her BFF sleeping with her boyf behind her back (all before the age of 18 mind), then take it as gospel: things are never

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Am I Being Catfished?

A catfish lies about who they are, often going to extreme lengths to hide their real identity.

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Learning to Love Your Body: Lessons from Life Models

We talked body positivity, self-love and naked selfies with three life models who subvert dominant ideologies, and unapologetically bare all to a room full of strangers on a regular basis. Amy, Caitlin and Olivia all make a living posing nude for artists; they tell us what it is really like to be the muse behind

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Sex on Camera: the Porn Industry and its Effects

An ex-worker blogs about her experiences in the sex industry, the reality behind the videos, and the effects of such material on the younger generation I have sampled the sex industry in its full and varied diversity. And in that time, I had taken two overdoses, been raped twice, consistently manipulated and became a functioning

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