News: relationships

Cycles of family

Family or Friends Eating Together

I know that not everyone has had as much luck with their family, or of what little family they have. Even if they are not your bloodlines, for whoever you choose or accept your family to be, I hope that those relationships grow healthier and stronger as you get older.

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Long term relationships

Holding hands up in the shape of a love heart

After four years, I sometimes worry about taking my partner for granted, leaving me wondering what are some ways I can show my appreciation for everything he is and does.

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Knowing your love language

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Feeling loved and appreciated is an incredible feeling. Continue reading for my thoughts on the 'love languages'.

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Goodbyes and missing people

Airplanes window view of sky by Eva Darron

I always get a big dose of loneliness and sadness when my partner and I have to live in different places for a couple of months but here is how I get through the distance.

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Eating out fancy

A man and woman wearing a suit and dress eating at a restaurant

For a sleepy town, Adelaide certainly has a bit of a food scene and I have some favourites when it comes to splashing out and celebrating a little.

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Why is dating so hard?

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I don't know whether it's because of covid or it's just me but dating is really hard. I'm in my 20s, I'm young, I’m fun, I’m busy, I've grown to love myself and be self-aware, I know how to look after myself and not put a relationship in front of everything else, I have a lot of free time, I know what I want, it should be easy right? Unfortunately no, its not.

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Everything I know about love

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For the past month or so I have been burying my face in this yellow paperback on my commutes to uni and before bed – it’s a book called Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton.

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The rise & fall of a uni crush

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It’s early 2020, you’ve just discovered Zoom and it’s you and your baked banana bread against the world. You try to pay attention in your online class, and among the blank screens you discover… you have a crush.

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Relationship advice

Holding hands up in the shape of a love heart

I recently had a friend ask me for advice on dating and relationships with someone they are close with. At first I struggled with the conversation, but I soon realised that they were also looking for some reassurance and a confidence boost. 

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