All posts tagged: relationships

A kiss is just a kiss?

Cher told us that it’s in his kiss and she’s right. Relationships can begin and end with a kiss, and it can be the absolute clincher in the barometer of pursuing a romance. There are the good, the bad, the froggy, the adverts for washing machines and the downright wonderful on the scale of kissing glory, and they all mean something. Are we all born good or bad kissers? Can you improve? Why does it work with one person and go so badly wrong with the other person? Perhaps it’s all just a little luck and a lot of chemistry.   Here are some of the most important kisses I think you can have……… The knee buckler I was 30 before I experienced what this truly was. All the spotlights on the stage for that particular kiss placed their passionate fix on us on a cold evening in Dublin city. Our worlds collided like romantically dysfunctioning bumping cars, knowing and unknowing what might lie ahead. It was as if he was put on earth for …

A few things I wish I knew about boys when I was 16 (and 22……and 29)

1. It’s ok to be YOU You are you, in all your glorious good, bad and ugly. And it’s not only ok to be you, it’s bloody wonderful. The person you’re with should adore and cherish you for all your quirks and habits, madness and loveliness. The kind of person you want to be with will want to be with all of you. And that’s the kind of person who deserves you. 2. If they make you feel bad about your body/face/feet/humour/nose/teeth FORGET them Your partner should make you feel good about yourself. If he’s pointing out flaws that damage your self-esteem, do yourself a favour and say goodbye. 3. Take your own time It’s ok to wait six days, six weeks or six months to be a girlfriend, to have sex, to hold hands, to say yes or say no. You can be Dawson and Joey, or pawing at each other like wild animals, just as long as you feel happy and comfortable with the pace, forget everyone and everything else. 4. If you …