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Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

The Let Down

March 21, 2011

There is a kind of relationship that i haven’t really ever covered, the one that never starts. Seeing as i received  request for tips on how to turn someone down without being a ballbag about it i thought i’d also cover how to be turned down without becoming a ballbag as well. I’ve never really had to […]

The anatomy of a break-up

March 17, 2011

Well i’m back to blogging it seems after a colossal break and rather than offer any real explanation other than life happened i thought i’d jump right back into giving people some advice they never asked for! I thought id offer my updated advice on breaking up with someone based on my recent experience in this area. I […]

Lessons from a Sitcom – On The Hook

March 4, 2010

This weeks brand spanking new How I Met Your Mother named a phenomenon that i have myself experienced once but i wasn’t aware of it’s name nor of its prevalence and it was called being on the Hook. Basically the idea is this, sometimes in the relationship world you are either on someones hook or have […]

Lessons From A Sitcom – Taking a Risk

March 2, 2010

I recently watched an episode from season 5 of How I Met Your Mother (incidentally the best sitcom for most lessons on relationships) and it involves the main character Ted deciding if he was ready to continue his hunt for “The One” this led me to consider how it is necessary to sometimes to take that risk […]

Lessons From a Sitcom – Relationship Chicken

February 26, 2010

Sorry for the absence of posting recently i’ve been rather swamped. I’ve been meaning to write this episode for a while as I must have seen 4 or 5 different instances of this particular game recently and it made me wonder about the end of relationships. Hopefully this won’t sound too cynical but practically all […]

Lessons from a Sitcom – Episode 3

February 12, 2010

So when it comes to relationships how far is it reasonable to change yourself in order to get into a relationship?  To me it’s always seemed reasonable to find someone who likes you for who you are and not try and become the person that someone else thinks you should be. To illustrate this heres […]

Lessons From A Sitcom – Episode 2

February 9, 2010

Today’s Episode of lessons from a sitcom is all about the little thing. Specifically those little things that drive you up the freaking wall. The most difficult thing about relationships is that there is another person involved in them (or maybe more than that for you polygamists out there) and pretty much everyone else you […]

Lesson From a Sitcom Episode 1

February 6, 2010

This may seem like an obvious thing to state but when it comes to relationships you can learn an incredible amount just from paying attention to the obvious messages from sitcoms. So in the first of many (hopefully) segments devoted to this idea I’m going to discuss a quite simple lesson from sitcoms,  to be […]