What’s your ‘Scary Age’?

I have also always wanted to be a Mummy.  Growing up in a big, loving family has given me strong family values and when I was younger I presumed I’d be married with a baby on-the-way by the time I turned 27.  Evidently, this is not looking likely.  And I’m surprised at how little this…

I gave it another shot.

I know getting back with you was a risky move.  No one supported my decision, and at times, I majorly regretted starting things up again.   Round Two started after I wrote you my letter.  I asked you to make the effort.  And you did.  On a quiet Sunday evening, you phoned me up and…

Let’s not beat around the bush.

In dating and relationships, I’m a real advocate of ‘honesty is the best policy’.  It’s not fun hearing someone isn’t into you, but at least you know.  It’s not fun admitting a relationship has run its course, but at least you aren’t clinging onto false hope.  It’s not fun accepting the possibility that you might…

Is that really appropriate…?

Watching First Dates and reflecting on my own checkered dating past has highlighted an array of guidelines on what to do (and what to avoid) on a first date. Conversation.  Don’t talk about politics, death, marriage and babies, exes or money.  End of. Alcohol.  Don’t get really drunk on a first date.  This is from personal experience….

Adult life, on fast-forward

30’s the new 20. They said. You’ve got ages to start worrying about all that grown-up stuff. They said. And I listened.  But over the past week or so, many of my twentysomething friends have seemed to suddenly grow up; they are: moving in with their partners, buying properties, trying to procreate, actually pregnant. I was under…