Hello SIGs, I know, I know, I have been away for too long, well I have not been in the right place mentally and I knew writing could reveal emotions and feelings I was not ready to talk about, so I didn’t write. However, I am back and will have a new post on the … More WE FOUND LOVE IN A DISCO HALL
In the first part of this series, we established the fact that breakups can have a triggering effect on people who are coping with depression and if not well-managed can have a long-lasting effect on their mental health well-being. In this post, I’ll continue with a few more tips on how to deal with a … More DEPRESSION & DATING: HOW TO COPE DURING A BREAKUP (PT 2)
Breakups are hard and anyone that says otherwise should be asked to sit in a corner and think about their actions! Seriously though, it is hard and even harder if you have a history of depression or a mood disorder. Even when a relationship is no longer healthy or safe, breakups can be very painful … More DEPRESSION & DATING: HOW TO COPE DURING A BREAKUP (PT 1)
The response I have gotten from this series has been overwhelming! Imagine, someone made me cry when they shared how one of the posts helped them, I have been shocked to silence by the “Oh my God, I follow this series and I love it” comments and after the Single in Gidi Jazz & Wine … More TIPS ON DATING SOMEONE COPING WITH DEPRESSION
I’m back again with another post on our Depression and Dating series. Today I’ll draw from my experiences and also give some tips that I believe can help when your partner is having a depressive episode. As I mentioned in previous posts, dating while coping depression is a very tough mix but with the right … More DEPRESSION AND DATING: HOW TO DEAL WITH DEPRESSIVE EPISODES.
I’m back again with the depression and dating series, today I’ll talk about my experience; focusing on the relationships I’ve been in. I have also promised myself that I will be real and raw as much as possible.So please bear with me if I get a tad disjointed (I promise I’ll tie it all together … More DEPRESSION & DATING (PT. 2)
As I promised, I’m back with updates on my Tinder experiment, this time I have more observations as well as my somewhat quirky date with a man I’ve tagged the “Gingerbeardman”. So after my post, I had to immerse myself a little further into the app, you know as per undercover agent and researcher. I … More QUIRKY SINGLE GOES A-TINDERING: THE GINGERBEARDMAN
A couple of years ago I was officially diagnosed with Clinical Depression, Anxiety and Panic Disorder (me sef I know it is a mouthful). This diagnosis was made when I was still living in England, I was given medication and used to have psychotherapy sessions once a week for a while but a part of … More DEPRESSION & DATING: THE QUIRKY SINGLE EXPERIENCE.
So I joined Tinder…. for the third time. Oh the many things I do for you all. I know I’ve been MIA but let’s just agree that I was away on a secret mission to save the world and yes I succeeded!! See, I knew you’d forgive me..xoxoxo I previously wrote about online dating in … More QUIRKY SINGLE GOES A-TINDERING
Let me introduce you to Mr F; the first man I actively informed that I liked and wanted to date. Can I hear someone shouting Feminism goals? Hehehehe Mr F is “the one who had to go away”, this is my twist on the normal saying “the one who got away”. You know those relationships … More F IS FOR AMAZING