Recovering after a Relationship Breakup

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Breaking up is hard, but sometimes the relationship you were in just wasn’t working out for you. It’s not healthy being in a relationship that’s strained, emotionally hurtful or abusive, so if it’s time to get out of there, it can be a scary time. There is no one type of breakup, but there is one thing that every breakup has in common: it hurts. A lot. Here’s a few ways you can move on […]

Accidental Motherhood After One Night Stand

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Article I consulted on for ABC News by Kellie Scott When Tessa Dijkgraaf swiped right on a Tinder bachelor who caught her eye, it was the start of a “friends with benefits” relationship they were both looking for. Having just come out of long-term relationships, they weren’t chasing anything serious. So when Tessa’s suspected food poisoning turned out to be pregnancy not long into their mutually beneficial arrangement, it was a shock. “I remember bursting […]

Teenage Drama Queen

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You have a teen and they behave like a Drama Queen, join the rest of the parents experiencing the same. Article I recently wrote for Rescu.com.au While it is mostly girls who do this, there are some boys who join the ranks of being rather over dramatic when emotions overwhelm them too. What makes teens turn into a raving Drama Queen when things don’t work out the way they expect or want? Research tells us it […]

You Are Not Equal

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Equality – in What? Have you ever heard yourself saying things like: “Why can’t he just see how irrational he is being?” “What’s the reason he can’t understand what I mean, isn’t it obvious?” “He doesn’t realise how he sometimes offends and hurts me?” “Why can’t he listen to me the way I need?” The problem is you often expect him to think like you, a woman, but he can’t. His gender is different, his life […]