Dealing With Toxic People

What is a “toxic” person? Sometimes in life we come across people who defy our regular belief systems about how people “should be”. Whilst we assume that most people follow the golden rule of “treat others the way that you would like to be treated”, there are definitely some individuals who are not guided by… Read More

For Anyone Who Is Wanting to Improve A Relationship

Where do we go wrong? One of the saddest things I see time and time again in my work as a Clinical Psychologist is partners who both love each other and try their best to show this to each other, and yet neither of them feel loved and appreciated. The same thing also happens frequently… Read More

Divorce: Common, Tough, and Sometimes Necessary

In July 2015 my divorce was officially finalised. It was a very difficult decision to end the marriage, and for this reason I have yet to speak about it on my blog, but there have been a few events recently that have made me want to speak up and share my story. The first is… Read More

How Have Intimate Relationships Changed Over the Years, and Where Does It Leave Us Now?

I just finished reading the book ‘Modern Romance: An Investigation’ by Aziz Anzari and Eric Klinenberg, and was pleasantly surprised to see such a well researched book written predominantly by a Stand-up Comedian (with a helping hand from a Sociologist). For those of you who don’t know Aziz, his stand-up shows typically consist of interesting… Read More