Homie, lover or friend: Which do you want your partner to be?

We all have different needs in a relationship. For some, sharing common interests is a must; others need their partner to always have their back; and for some, being sexually compatible is imperative. R&B star R. Kelly famously sung of having a lady who fulfilled all his needs in his hit song Homie Lover Friend….

Thou shalt not judge?

Could you overlook the ‘flaws’ of a potential partner in order to pursue love? We know from Biblical teachings that we should “judge not, and ye shall not be judged” (Luke 6:37). But how easy is it to put that into practice when it comes to finding love?     We all have standards and…

How do you feel about change?

What do you make of this statement from Alicia Keys, who is 34 today? If you’re in a relationship, is it inevitable that both of you will change? If so, would that be a problem for you? Or do you welcome change in a partner? Share your thoughts. And remember, if you’re looking for a…

Goodwill to all men?

How many kinky requests would you oblige for your partner in the spirit of new year cheer? It’s the time of year when hopes are high. People are looking to 2015 with optimism – and those who are coupled up may hope that a new year will bring new excitement to their relationship. It got…

What ‘gifts’ must your partner possess?

It’s the season when gifts are given and received – some we love, some we wish we could give back! But shop-bought presents aside, we all have ‘gifts’ – in this instance, personality traits – that make us who we are, and there are characteristics that we find appealing in others. With this in mind,…

Your friend is cheating: do you keep their secret?

It’s an unenviable position to find yourself in, causing a horrible moral dilemma: Your friend is cheating on their partner and you know the partner. Do you tell said partner that they are being betrayed?   Many people are in this very situation and according to a new survey, the majority of them would not…

Forbidden fruit: Have you ever fancied your best friend’s partner?

We always want what we can’t have – or so the saying goes. And according to a new survey, 65% of cheating women are attracted to their best friend’s husband. Not content with being unfaithful to their own spouse with a stranger, this large percentage of women admitted that they liked the idea of having…

Lusted for or listened to?

Is it more important that your partner finds you sexually desirable or listens to your opinion? “My husband is forever squeezing my bum! He thinks it’s my best asset and it often feels like he can’t get enough of me. I’m not complaining; I love knowing that after two years of marriage, almost 11 years together…

Would you be happy to punch above your weight?

A newly married British couple recently hit the headlines after the groom won a competition titled Punching Above Your Weight.   After years of being teased for his appearance in comparison to that of his girlfriend Kate, Darren Donaghey (pictured with Kate, below) from Newcastle upon Tyne decided to turn the situation to his advantage…