Relationships

Blind date: ‘I found myself in a monologue about toilets from around the world’

Did Niamh, 23, a teacher, and Kabillan, 28, a business development manager, hit it off?What were you hoping for?A good story.First impressions?Good-looking and friendly.What...

I have become far too close to my best friend

I know our friendship is too one-sided, but I cannot bear the thought of being without her. How do I maintain a healthier relationship?I met my best friend a year and a...

The Difference Between Mom Brain and Man Brain

About a week ago, I plopped myself down on the couch next to my seemingly lounging husband. The kids were playing nicely for once and I began chitchatting about a TV show that was on. He politely,...

I’m a sensitive man, so how can I stop getting hurt in relationships?

Your irrational behaviour probably stems from trauma – come to terms with that first, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma My friends think my behaviour is leading me in a vicious circle in my relationships....

Blind date: ‘He probably thinks I’m looking for an Irish passport’

Emily, 26, charity worker, and Barry, 24, maths teacherBarry on EmilyWhat were you hoping for?A laugh, good conversation and nice food.First impressions?She needs...

Why You Should Never Be Ashamed to Get a Divorce

As a child of divorce, I grew up wanting a different life. I swore I would never have a family and put them through that mess. I would do whatever it took to stay with my spouse for my...

The Transformation Of Dating Over The Years

Ever wondered how your parents and grandparents dated? You have seen their black and white couple photos in albums but never really cared what it was really like to date back then or if dating existed at...

It’s 2019. Who Told My Eight-Year-Old Daughter If a Boy Is Mean to You,...

Your first crush is a rite of passage. The fixations that follow it are just life. Nervous, awkward, sublime. Disastrous. Transcendent. Here, we celebrate infatuations, obsessions, and passions in all their exquisite splendor. Meet our "It's Just a Little...

My husband left me and our kids and is now with another woman

A new relationship will long outlive – and swiftly obscure – the heartache you’ve been through, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma Eighteen months ago, my husband left me and our children, who were both...

What Experts Say — Good and Bad — About Attachment Parenting

Attachment parenting is a parenting style that emphasizes a strong bond between parents and children, with parents being highly attuned and receptive to their child's needs.It's most often associated with things that keep parents and children close,...

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