Never settle for this kind of toxic love. Love can be quite the puzzle even when it doesn’t really have to be. For a lot of us, love shouldn’t be so complicated right? Then why is it that a lot of us have to go through really complex and challenging relationships if love is supposed to be simple and natural? That’s because love really isn’t as simple as people make it out to be. While it can be easy for us to feel love, it can be incredibly challenging to manifest that love into something...

by School Of Life on 20 June 2017

Keeping a happy and healthy relationship isn’t a walk in the park. There are things you need to say and do on a daily basis to keep the relationship intact. Check out this article on the things you should tell your partner every day. 1. I Respect You Respect is a very important and mutual requirement for every relationship. By telling them you respect them, You’re letting them know that they always have a supportive partner and a person who is proud of them even At their smallest of achievements....

by School Of Life on 19 June 2017

What does it take to be a great life partner? It takes a lot of effort. It takes a lot of patience. Apart from the basics, it requires a lot of more important things that will be listed here that should be found in you too, because my fans are amazing individuals. This is going to be a self-assessment, if you don’t see eye to eye with any part of this article, you need to work on that part because it’s very vital if you want true love in your life. Let’s begin. 1. You know you’re...

by School Of Life on 19 June 2017

A toxic relationship is best described as a relationship which is emotionally and most of the times physically damaging, it hurts your soul, your mind and your body, it is wearying over all. It is the worst form of a dysfunctional relationship. They are pretty much like the dementors in Harry Potter movies who suck all the happiness out of a person, leaving them in despair. So in order to keep your sanity, here are some ways to help you identify a toxic relationship. 1. If you aren’t yourself...

by School Of Life on 18 June 2017

If you’ve found this level of chemistry, it’s worth keeping forever! While being the most fantasised moment of our lives, marriage is also one of the  most dreaded experiences and hey, why not? It is one of the biggest decisions of our lives, changes almost everything, with the right person these changes will be for the better and long lasting. So, how do we know if we have found the right one, they sure don’t come with  flashing red lights or a halo on their heads, if only...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

Emotional manipulation is a tool that allows someone to get their way through unscrupulous and deceptive methods. I have experienced my fair share of emotional manipulation, and I can testify that it is not pleasant. They say anticipation and uncertainty are the essence of romantic courtship, but that does not, under any circumstances, should be taken to understand that you may allow yourselves to lay open to your another’s underhandedness or negativity. Retaining your happiness and stability...

by School Of Life on 17 June 2017

Expectations are bound to hurt you, be it from people or things, as neither of them are under our control. We’re always telling ourselves to stop expecting anything from anyone, yet we can’t help ourselves. In relationships as well, be it a blood, platonic or a romantic one; we tend to have certain expectations from the next person. Even in that case, the expectations should not be unrealistic. While it’s natural to expect love, respect and attention from your partner, you should stop expecting...

by School Of Life on 16 June 2017

Insecurities are natural and acceptable to an extent. But when you’ve been in a relationship long enough, there shouldn’t be any room left for them. They tend to make you needy and fussy. Even if your partner isn’t planning on leaving you, you might possibly be driving them away. Even though you think that it’s something they are or they aren’t doing that gives rise to these insecurities, it’s only you that conjures up all these negative thoughts. So it’s because of YOU and not them...

by School Of Life on 16 June 2017

Marriage is one of the biggest decisions of your life, to decide to spend the rest of your life with one person, to share everything with them and to give them all of you. It’s kind of scary but it’s also pretty exciting. We all have to get married at some point or the other, it’s a part of life like everything else that takes you forward and helps you grow. I’m not going into the depths of marriage right now, that would be a different article altogether. I’m simply...

by School Of Life on 15 June 2017

The more you overthink the less you will understand.” – Habeeb Akande Before I even begin, I’ll talk about myself. I’ve been an overthinker for as long as I can remember. It developed overtime due to my past and I’ve been fighting it ever since. I’ve gotten much better with time because it was only damaging my life and my relationships. Overthinking is like a disease, it only gets worse with time if left untreated. I’ve been doing a lot of things to make sure...

by School Of Life on 15 June 2017