What Everest (& My New Tattoo) Taught Me About Love

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What Everest (& My New Tattoo) Taught Me About Love

As you may know if you’ve been following my social feeds, a few weeks ago I went trekking with my dad & boyfriend in Nepal.

It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done in my life.

It also taught me more about love & relationships than all the self-help books I’ve ever read put together...

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Are You A Woman Who Loves Too Much?

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Are You A Woman Who Loves Too Much?

Recently, a client of mine shared that she feels totally addicted to her boyfriend and their relationship.

It’s something I can very much relate to myself, which is why - before I set off for travelling with my boyfriend for 6 months - I was a regular attendee at Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous...

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5 Things Not To Do When You See Your Ex With Someone New

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5 Things Not To Do When You See Your Ex With Someone New

“I hope you enjoy shagging your craggy-faced girlfriend. I wouldn’t.”

 … Is what my friend Becky text her ex after learning he was in a new relationship just a few short weeks after they’d broken up.

But, to be fair, that was a damn sight more sophisticated than when I was in a similar situation in my late teens, and found myself outside my ex’s parent’s house at 3am on my hands and knees, screaming bloody murder... 

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The Secret To Getting Him To Commit

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The Secret To Getting Him To Commit

I think we can probably all agree that the modern dating landscape often feels like a bit of a battlefield.

Whilst technology has made it so much easier for us to ‘put ourselves out there’ and connect with potential love interests (lots of them!) it can also create a fair amount of anxiety and overwhelm...

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7 Signs You're Dating The Wrong Person

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7 Signs You're Dating The Wrong Person

Ever found yourself questioning the compatibility of you and your partner, and wondering whether you might be dating the wrong person? Having once been a serial cheater and self-confessed love addict, Persia Lawson spoke to Marie Claire about how she beat her addiction to dysfunctional relationships, and how you can tell if you’re dating the wrong person....

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The Secret To Healing Your Heartbreak

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The Secret To Healing Your Heartbreak

Of all the predicaments that leave us feeling trapped and desperate in this day and age, what could be a more under-estimated affliction than that of having your heart broken?

Truly, I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy - it’s that horrific...

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Without **This** Your Relationship Can't Survive

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Without **This** Your Relationship Can't Survive

I’ve just moved out of the home I’ve shared with my boyfriend for the last year.

Until we go travelling next month, we’re technically homeless – save for the generous friends and family who’ve offered us beds and sofas for the times I have to be in London for work...

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5 Ways To Stop Having Bullsh*t Relationships

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5 Ways To Stop Having Bullsh*t Relationships

Today, I feel an urge to call ‘bullsh*t’ on something that’s been bothering me for a while now:

The concept of ‘Authenticity.’

It’s a word that gets bandied around a hell of a lot in wellness circles these days.

“Just be your authentic self babe!”...

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What To Do When You're Being 'Ghosted' / 'Haunted' By Your Ex

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What To Do When You're Being 'Ghosted' / 'Haunted' By Your Ex

Let’s face it – dating’s always been hard enough at the very best of times.

Back in ye olde days (as in, pre-social media and Tinder), my friends and I would often find ourselves jumping up from the sofa every time the landline rang (remember those?!), desperately willing it to be our paramour inviting us out for another night of fun-fuelled passion....

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The Painful Truth About Relationships

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The Painful Truth About Relationships

Most mornings start the same in my home.

My boyfriend, who chooses to arise precisely two minutes before he has to be out the door for work, zooms through the flat like a tornado.

As soon as he’s satisfied that testicles, spectacles, wallet & watch are all aboard, he rushes over to the confused little mole that is me and plants three pecks on my unwashed mouth....

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5 Ways To Know If You're Really In Love

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5 Ways To Know If You're Really In Love

I’ve claimed to be in love more times than I care to remember.

For me, no other high can top the feeling of falling in love - it’s completely intoxicating, which is why I think our culture’s so obsessed with new relationships.....

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How To Know If You're A Sex + Love Addict

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How To Know If You're A Sex + Love Addict

In ‘The Inner Fix’ -  the book I wrote with my friend Joey, I rather brazenly shared how I’ve done some pretty unsavoury things in the relationships department over the years.

I cheated on every boyfriend I ever had, I had multiple one night stands, and I hooked up with (and ended up dating) men who were already in relationships, to name but a few.

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How Not To Make A Baby

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How Not To Make A Baby

There’s no pleasant way of saying this (Lord knows I’ve tried to find one…)

The other night, I accidentally pulled out my Mirena coil, thinking it was a tampon.

> Insert green vomiting-face emoji here <

*There’s an important reason I’m sharing this ghastly tale with you, though, so I hope you’ll stick around and hear me out....

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