Relationships

Consent: explained in 23 ways

Consent is always necessary for sex or sexual activity Consent is often seen as a grey area, but really – it’s not at all. It’s very, very simple to understand. Consent is when a person agrees freely and willingly to take part in sex or sexual activity. And it really is paramount that everyone understands

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What You Wish You Knew Before Starting Secondary School…

Are you anxious about your first day at Secondary School? 😱 Don’t sweat it, we’ve got you covered. The power of hindsight is a valuable thing! We asked a ton of people of all ages what they wish they knew before starting their first day at secondary school. If you’re feeling anxious about the big

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Meet the DTL BFF of the year!

We Found the World’s Best BFF…. For International Day of Friendship, Ditch the Label went in search of the world’s best best friend. We called for people to nominate their BFF for the chance to get kitted out in the latest DTL merch…. and the winner is…   Chloe Roper, 26 from London Leigh and

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

School’s Out… So, its a pretty exciting time right about now if you’re finishing school: exams are over, there’s nothing you can do now but wait for results day. You have 6 weeks of uninterrupted adventures and lol-worthy excursions with your mates before you have to start adulting for real. No matter what you have

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11 LOLworthy GIFs That Sum Up You and Your BFF

In preparation for World Friendship Day, we came up with 11 sure fire ways to know if you and your BFF are stuck with each other for life… 1. You basically have two sets of parents because you spent half your childhood at each other’s houses. 2. The need to pee is no reason to

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Nominate Your Mate for the DTL BFF Award

We’re on the hunt for the World’s best friend… Ditch the Label are celebrating International Day of Friendship on the 30th July 2017 by conducting a search for the world’s best friend. Do you have a BFF who you can trust with your life? Do you have a BFF who has shown immense courage through hard

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10 Things We Can Learn From 13 Reasons Why…

Whether you like it or not, the show 13 Reasons Why can teach us some seriously valuable lessons when it comes to school life, bullying, friendships and relationships. There’s a lot of talk going around about the show sensationalising issues faced by people under 20 so we thought it was about time we addressed some

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10 Things You Need to Know About Dating

We’ve all had our fair share of shoddy dates, here are 10 tips to help make dating a lil’ easier and full of genuine romance instead of embarrassment and awkward silences….💔💔💔 1. Everyone is nervous on a first date. It doesn’t matter how old you are or how many dates you’ve been on, this one never

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6 Things You Can Do If You Are Being Bullied By A Sibling

Research from our Annual Bullying Survey revealed that 11% of young people asked, had experienced bullying at some point or another from a sibling. Being on the receiving end of bullying from a sibling can be extremely difficult to cope with as it is often dismissed by other family members as ‘sibling rivalry’. Additionally, it

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10 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date

10 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date There is plenty of advice on what you should say on a first date… but how about the things you should never say when you first meet? 1. I love you. It’s a nice sentiment but it’s too soon babe. Too soon. You are in

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