Relationships

7 Tips for Overcoming Social Anxiety

Everything you need to know about social anxiety We live in an age of anxiety. With a combination of countless disasters in the news whilst being bombarded by constant ads, it comes as no surprise that the number of people in the UK being diagnosed with anxiety is at an all-time high. In ordinary, everyday

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7 Reasons Why Seeking Revenge Is A Bad Idea

When someone hurts or betrays you, you might feel the urge to cause them distress in return, but take it from us – that is never a good idea. Here are 7 reasons why seeking revenge is a bad idea: 1. It won’t make you feel better. It was Shakespeare that said, “If you prick

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My Parents are Emotionally Bullying Me

Is it bullying? The very fact that you’ve sought out this article to get some advice on your parents bullying you says that yes, it is definitely bullying and you’re definitely not overreacting. Emotional and mental bullying by parents is not uncommon and can take many forms. For example: Constantly commenting on your weight or

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7 Reasons Why Virtual Relationships Are Not As Bad As You Think

In our Valentine study, 55% of young people admitted to having had a virtual relationship. This statistic comes as no surprise when you consider that the vast majority of our time is now spent roaming the internet and communicating with others via various social networks. While online relationships have gained some bad press – blamed

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13 Tips for Coming Out as Bisexual

The things you need to know when coming out Are you ready to come out as bisexual? We know you’ve probably spent countless hours wondering if bisexuality best describes you– so let us be the first ones to congratulate you! This identity is so powerful. You’re ready to be open and honest about something you

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7 Tips for Combating Loneliness

So this week is Loneliness Awareness Week. Even though it might seem like we’ve all got hundreds of friends and followers on social media, it is still really common to feel alone, or have friends or family who are dealing with it. Thanks to keeping social media in our pockets, it’s super easy to connect

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5 Tips on Opening Up to Someone About Your Past

Sometimes in life, we aren’t very lucky. Bad things can happen and we can all go through stuff in our personal lives that can have a lasting effect on us. Once the dust settles, however, one of the scariest things about life after trauma can be understanding how to tell someone about what you have

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9 Tips for Coming Out as Lesbian, Gay or Bisexual to Your Parents

Coming out to your parents as lesbian, gay or bisexual naturally brings up a lot of questions. How will they react? Will it change anything? Can I say it without getting upset? How should I say it? When is the best time? Telling your parents is much bigger than them simply knowing your orientation. It

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Worried About a Mate?

It’s not always easy to tell when someone’s going through a hard time. Especially if they’re purposely trying to cover something up. As humans, we have become experts at pretending we’re ok, even when we’re not. We’re often too proud, or too scared to ask for help. We’re so quick to assume that people have

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What to do When Your Naked Selfie Leaks

Many of us will have sent a not so PG photo, whether it be to your boyfriend, girlfriend or just someone you’ve been chatting to online. In fact, 4 in 10 of us admit to sending a naked photo of ourselves at least once, so it’s actually pretty common. Revenge porn is a form of

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