Culture, Lifestyle, Relationships

Sex and Contraception: A DESI Shame

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 […]

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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, […]

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Culture, Relationships

Dating in Quarantine

It’s 2020, and like many I was ready to get back on the dating scene after a bit of break, long story short I was seeing someone for 6 months the previous year but again it didn’t work out (sigh but oh well life goes on). I was so prepared I was on the dating […]

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Culture, Relationships

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 […]

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Lifestyle, Relationships

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lifestyle, Relationships

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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:

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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…

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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 […]

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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 […]

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