It’s a cold Monday morning. The GP’s office is dark, grey, damp. There is an awkward silence whilst the Dr (usually a man – fabulous I know) slaps his keyboard violently. The sound echoes through the confined office. You question if you should make small talk… “Um-…” Abruptly he says, “Right… Miss… So, clears his […]Read more
5 things we learnt from Gurki Basra; Growth, Purpose and Positivity
I am obsessed with dating shows. There’s something about watching random strangers on TV meeting for the first time, seeing how they vibe and predicting their future together that leaves me feeling extremely satisfied and also like I’m some sort of single relationship expert who has loads of knowledge (but chooses not to use it […]Read more
Comeback Season for Matchmaking?
Let’s talk about dating… Or the lack of it, thanks to the pandemic, dating in 2021 for some may seem like a long lost dream from pre-COVID life. But the question is, when continuing or returning back to the dating scene when restrictions loosen, will you still be swiping right? We don’t know about you, […]Read more
Stuck between Bollywood & Reality
Bollywood vs Reality: Trying to navigate what a normal relationship looks like. We’ve all watched Tere Naam (2003), for those who haven’t I’ll summarise it. There is this shy, timid girl name Nirjara who is in her first year of university. On her way to school, she comes across this group of boys that don’t […]Read more
Marriage is not a tradition we need to uphold.
Coming from a South Asian background where I grew up in a joint family with my dad’s brother and his family, it was difficult to be different from the rest. We were all taught the same things, had the same cultural development but I am proud to say I am vastly different. My parents are […]Read more
Why do British Asian women feel contraception shamed?
Let’s talk about sex, baby When it comes to taboo subjects within the Asian community, sex is right up there with the likes of interfaith marriage, divorce and homosexuality; to name just a few. We can all agree that the topic of contraception is rarely, if at all, discussed within Asian households or within the […]Read more
British Bindi’s Jasmeen gets engaged!
British Bindi’s very own Tinder love story… Jasmeen’s Introduction When you think about the day you’ll get proposed to; you imagine everything to be perfect. Every moment leading up to mine was a complete disaster, well that’s what I thought at the time anyway. In hindsight, it’s a pretty funny story with a perfect ending […]Read more
How to Spot a ‘F*ckboy’
As I get older my eyes start to widen, my wisdom begins to grow about the world of dating, and the roller coaster ride it can become. As you know there are a lot of success stories but also many horrors as well. I started to date a couple of years ago and I have […]Read more
Is Social Media the biggest relationship killer?
Social media is the most popular and fastest growing trend of today, and it’s also the biggest illusion. The majority of us can put our hands up and admit to keeping up with Kardashians and swiping through what we perceive as a picture perfect life. However, many of us are guilty of this when it […]Read more
Heartbreak is a B****
I myself have just recently experienced my first heartbreak and it really is a b**** that won’t leave you alone. I might be a late bloomer within this department as I have always avoided guys with the fear of being hurt, however last year I decided to woman up and give it ago. As my […]Read more
Confessions of a Birthday Girl
Have you ever felt a certain level of anxiety to the lead up of your birthday? Other years this anxiety would’ve been identified as excitement but now it has evolved to a hint of worry and a dash of fear. Getting closer to your mid 20’s can be quite scary for some people especially if […]Read more
Christmas Ideas For You, Your Friends & Partner
For some, spending Christmas day is a family filled occasion which is a beautiful thing indeed, however if you have close friends or a partner in your life, where does this leave them?Read more
Shout Out to My Ex
During your twenties, there are many things that are just unavoidable; from bills, to career pressures, to not being able to handle hangovers as well as you used to, and a big one unfortunately, discovering an ex has moved on. If it hasn’t happened to you yet, brace yourself as it may hit you like […]Read more
“Why is someone like you single?”
“Why is someone like you single?” A question that I’m sure a lot of you have heard, maybe from your friends, family and strangers. Am I the only one that finds this question annoying? What is this question suggesting? Are people like me, meant to be in relationships? Who are people like me? My relationship […]Read more
The Tinder Experience – Is it a match?
So it’s time, you’ve tried everything but unfortunately you haven’t had the best of luck. Going out to clubs, playing detective at work and aimlessly wondering through shopping centres hoping you will bump into ‘him’. But it all fails, and the search for Mr Right has become an unsuccessful mission.Read more
Does having a ‘bad’ relationship with your father affect your relationships?
What defines a bad father? This can be interpreted in many different theories and concepts. He may not spend quality time with you, he may lack the ideals or standards you wish he possessed or he could be abusive. Can this influence the way you think and how you choose a life partner?Read more
Not so Prince Charming?
The prospect of meeting someone new is always exciting as you don’t know where it could lead to. Could this person be the one, your ‘Prince Charming’? As a female, you have the vision of being wooed and romanced by your date. You imagine they would plan a fun and thoughtful date, maybe even buy […]Read more
11 First Dates
So you’re speaking to a guy and everything looks promising, your texts are fun, consistent, thrilling and surprisingly haven’t got boring. Every time your phone beeps you can’t help but feel a little bit of excitement when you find he’s messaged you. And then it happens, he finally wants to meet you and see you […]Read more
15 cute things to do in a relationship
Sometimes it’s the small things that make all the difference. There’s always something you can do for your relationship and partner, it doesn’t need to be expensive nor too extravagant; just something to say I love you. Here are 12 simple and cute things you can do for one another:Read more
Awkward First Dates
First dates can be nerve-wracking as it is, without experiencing those cringe-worthy moments. From calling your date the wrong name, to them talking none stop about their ex. Here are just some of the awkward moments you may encounter…Read more
Are you settling for Mr not so Right?
Are you still single waiting for that perfect guy to enter your life, wondering where he is and when you will have the chance to meet him. But another year passes and he still hasn’t appeared, you then start to worry. Is this another year being alone and single, having no one to keep you […]Read more
10 signs she figured out her man was cheating
When you think you’ve finally found the one; Mr Perfect but it seems too good to be true…it probably is.Read more
Is there a taboo of Online Dating?
IS ONLINE DATING THE WAY FORWARD? As social media platforms and dating sites are becoming increasingly popular, more and more single people are hoping that this may be a gateway to find their soulmate. How did you meet your partner? “Erm…just through friends… during university?” Now whilst that may be true for some couples, those of […]Read more