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General tips on dating, Long distance, cross cultural, and the dating process.
How to handle your first date and the second. And all the days after that.

When to let go in a relationship, or take some distance?

When to let go in a relationship, or take some distance?

When is it time to step back from a relationship and take some distance? Or even say goodbye? How to define whether or not you should continue or let go? Do you need to solve relationship problems or accept that both of you want something else? For me it is always hard to let go. I enter a relationship to make it work, not to give up. But sometimes it is best to stop and move on. My current relationship…

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Dating a man with a special need child

Dating a man with a special need child

In the Philippines there are a lot of single moms, but there are also single dad’s. My BF lost his wife just over a year ago and was left behind with an 8 year old girl. Not just a regular 8 year old, but a special child as they are called here. In the west we would say: a special need child. His daughter is blind and most likely she will never live on her own. I knew this from…

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Five things NOT to do on Facebook while in a Relationship

Five things NOT to do on Facebook while in a Relationship

In Readers Ask Questions today a question about Facebook versus relationships. How a simple Facebook post can destroy trust in a relationship and the effect of seeking likes on your emotional status update on your significant other (SO) The question is: My GF changed her relationship status to ‘it’s complicated’ after an argument with me.  Should I be worried? To be frank: Yes, you should. Not so much about the complicated status update but about the behaviour of your GF…

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Sex and Travel, how do I as a solo female traveller stay safe

Sex and Travel, how do I as a solo female traveller stay safe

Exotic men, strange places, incognito status, maybe even, starry nights and a full moon….all ingredients for a romantic night are there when you travel. Travel takes you out of your comfort zone and right into your dare devil state of mind. After all as a solo female traveller you know your way around? Too much confidence and too much lonely nights can be very complicated to handle as a single on the road. Well at least for me it is….

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Bloggers and Language Barriers in Love Relationships

Bloggers and Language Barriers in Love Relationships

As a blogger I love to express myself, I use words, I paint imaginary pictures with words. I’m world famous for my long sentences and I take words literally, since that is what words mean, right? A lesson learned by me at the moment is that speaking too many words is rapidly diminishing the value of what is said. In my relationship i struggle with a language barrier. A huge one. And it frustrates me. So I did some research:…

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Nomads and friendship, love and sex

Nomads and friendship, love and sex

I’ve written articles about the nomad lifestyle. Why you should or should not start a life like mine. The pro’s and con’s of being always on the move and living out of a suitcase. I think for me the hardest one is the ‘always being a stranger’ and ‘no one committing to you because you leave anyway’ is the hardest parts of a nomadic life. I’m not a 24 year old backpacker fucking my way across the planet, in no…

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Why doesn’t he text me back?

Why doesn’t he text me back?

We women sure know how to go over a mans actions, don’t we? In our eagerness to be loved the same way we want to love a guy we feel connected with we can really get lost in our search for the true meaning of his actions and deeds, words and gestures.  Specially when you are in a cross cultural relationship it is difficult to read ‘the signs’ if there are any. And when being in a long distance relationship…

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