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August 20, 2015 - Written by:

I am what I am.

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Recently I went on a date, which, although it started off well, ended badly. The problem was, that early on it became obvious that we had very different personalities. I’m quite stubborn and don’t like being told what to do. Whereas he clearly thought that I needed help to broaden my horizons. The problems started with the location of the... Read the rest of this post...


August 18, 2015 - Written by:

Choose Love, Choose Happiness

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Something that has been bothering my mind recently is how easy it is to feel silly or irrational when you keep forgiving someone continuously or consistently make an effort with that one friend everyone says treats you badly. We have all felt that major burn in our chest at one point in our lives when someone disappoints us beyond our... Read the rest of this post...


August 4, 2015 - Written by:

Ouch! Growing Pains and Why We Should Embrace Them

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Recently, someone who was a major fixture in my life has stepped down. It was a mutual decision, which was painful for both of us, but it had to happen. We simply weren’t able to give each other what we needed and so, with sadness and still a lot of love in our hearts, we parted. I’m not going to... Read the rest of this post...


June 30, 2015 - Written by:

Suzie Parkus Answers Your Dating Questions: Part 4


Sex on first date. Yay or nay? – From Anonymous  Oh gees, this is a pretty common question with a not so simple answer. First it depends how you met. Then it matters as to the build up conversation to the forthcoming date and whether you have been at all suggestive and creating an element of lust and desire. If... Read the rest of this post...


June 2, 2015 - Written by:

Dating Expert Suzie Parkus Is Going To Answer YOUR Questions!

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Dating dilemma? FEAR NOT. We have an actual bonafide dating EXPERT in the building people (okay we don’t have an actual ‘building’ but you know what I mean…)! Suzie Parkus, owner of Meet Your Match, is going to be answering your dating questions this June on Suzie has featured in The Guardian, Observer and The Daily Mail. Her ethos is clear... Read the rest of this post...


May 26, 2015 - Written by:

How to NOT Lose Friends and Alienate People (During a Breakup)


Let’s get real, when you go through a break up you might act like a bit of a douchebag towards your friends. Being the ‘best friend’ in someone else’s breakup situation is a privilege and a joy but it’s also EMOTIONALLY DRAINING, man! I know, I know, you don’t mean to. You’re NOT a bad person. You’re going through internal hell.... Read the rest of this post...


April 13, 2015 - Written by:

Cliques: Friends or Foes?


‘Can I sit here?’ ‘I’m sorry, that chair is for my bag.’ ‘Oh. Yeah sure. I’ll sit in the corner. By myself then.’ Def. Clique – a close knit group of people who do not readily allow others to join them.  I can’t stand cliques. What a load of bollocks. Tight insular inward facing friendship circles defined by their exclusivity. *Face... Read the rest of this post...