Divorce is never a nice thing to talk about, nor an event that anyone plans to happen in their lives. However, it is also a fact that a vast majority of marriages end this way. It is a horrible situation to be in, and not just for the couple, but for their family too, and for any children they have. Divorce isn’t something that a person decides on over night; it’s something that can creep in and be slowly released over time, even as the couple fights to rekindle their relationship. It can come all of a sudden over a betrayal or an act that tears the two people apart – and in those instances, it can be even harder, as there has been no slow fade, no fight made and lost, but just a sudden cleaving of the world they’re used to. And in amongst all these horrible, emotional times, there are things that have to sort out and arranged to separate your two lives.
Both level-headed pragmatics and die-hard romantics agree on the following: engagement rings are important. It’s not just about buying the ring and giving it to your future spouse, there are plenty of things to consider alongside ring purchase. From the right way to wear and clean it, to importance of insurance, we give you a brief list of engagement ring essentials.
Most romantic relationships tend to follow a reliable pattern:
Most of the time, the elderly people in our lives have been around us for a while. They will often be the people who raised us: changing our nappies and teaching us right from wrong, helping us to take our first steps and ensuring that we had food, shelter, love and care through our younger years. So, it can often feel confusing or even frustrating when the tables turn, and we are suddenly exposed to their weaknesses. As years go by, we become stronger and more self-sufficient while they become weaker and more vulnerable. So surely it is only right that we give something back and offer them a helping hand when we can! Here are a few simple ways to ensure that your elderly loved ones are getting the right help, support, and care for their specific needs.
Welcome back Lost Kids! Is it me or does it become harder to buy for your partner with each passing year? When that first flush of romance sets in and we spend hours gazing meaningfully into their eyes it seems like the future is just brimming with promise. Everything we learn about this wonderful person who’s chosen to commit to us seems like a wondrous puzzle piece that we gleefully slot into place with the anticipation of more. Thus, those first few years of Christmases, birthdays and Valentine’s days are a breeze! We storm through shops both digital and physical, piling items into shopping baskets and wrapping them up with joyful anticipation of the look on their face.
It was recently revealed that the average cost of a wedding in the UK was a staggering £24,000. Ouch. Now, if you’ve just got engaged you might be looking at that figure and thinking how can one day cost that much? But you’ll soon why once you get down to the actual planning part of the wedding! There is good news, however, and that is that a wedding absolutely doesn’t have to cost £24,000, or indeed anywhere close to that figure. Below, we take a look at seven creative cost-cutting exercises that’ll slash the cost of your big day, all without compromising on the awesomeness of the day.
Marriage is a wonderful institution, isn’t it? You find someone, you fall in love so far in love that you want to spend every single day together and you commit your lives to each other. It’s wonderful. Everything about weddings and love is swoon-worthy. Everyone wants it and those who have it often don’t know how lucky they are. Continue Reading
University is a very tricky period of your life. It’s a 3+ year spell where you have to be independent and will likely decide on what you want to do for a proper career. There’s a lot that can happen at uni, you can change into a completely different person to the one that rolled up on day one in the first year.
Amongst all the partying and studying, there is one other thing that’s often under the microscope in uni; your love life. It’s a time where people enter multiple relationships or end up in a serious one for the first time. When you’re surrounded by people that you may be attracted to, it’s easy to try things out and look for a relationship.