How to Use Facebook to Find Romance


In the current day and age, more and more people are turning to the internet to find romance. While internet dating was once looked upon with snorty derision by many, today it has become widely accepted and if you’re between 20 and 35 and single, there’s a high chance you’re using at least one of these sites. Dating websites are a great way to meet people when you don’t...

The Five Love Languages


The way we communicate with others can vary greatly from person to person. While this is largely part of what makes interactions with others so interesting (variety is the spice of life after all), it can also be something of a problem when it leads to misunderstandings – particularly in relationships. And miscommunication between partners really is the stuff of legend. All of us have at some...

The Benefits of a Long Distance Relationship


I met my long term girlfriend in the final year of university. Of course this is a great place to meet people and also a great place to get to know someone when you have few responsibilities and your whole life ahead of you. There is just one downside which is that come the end of your time there you will likely be returning to your respective homes which may be miles apart. In our case we were...

Bonding Activities for Fathers and Sons


Being a parent is not just about making sure your children grow up to be strong and healthy, and it’s not just about giving them a good education or sense of discipline. If you want to be a truly great parent then it’s also about being their friends and bonding with them. Not only will this give them a sense of friendship and love that they can rely on throughout their life, but it...

How to Help a Friend Through a Breakup


Having good friends is something that can greatly enrich life and help us to have more fulfilling and enjoyable experiences. At the same time our friends also operate as a very important support network of people who can help us through our darkest moments and most stressful life events, which can often be the difference between giving up and carrying on stronger and more determined than before...

How to Deal With Negative In-Laws


Having an in-law that constantly goes out of their way to cause hurt in either an emotional or a physical sense can seriously affect your marriage. You need to find some form of coping mechanism that enables you to not only protect yourself from their repeated attacks but also ensure that your marriage has a future. How to Avoid Conflict There are a number of things that you can do to avoid any...

How to Identify and Let Go of Toxic Friends


A friendship can be a deep and meaningful relationship that can span decades, providing you give it the right amount of care and attention that it needs, however they can also be fragile, tricky and often fleeting. By paying attention to the way that a friendship develops and what both parties both put into it and get out of it will give you some idea of a friendship that is worth keeping, and...

What to Do When You’ve Cheated on Your Partner


Cheating on a partner is of course a betrayal of trust and a terrible thing to do that will hurt them and damage your relationship beyond repair. As such, cheaters are often viewed as the bad guys or girls and as people who don’t deserve any sympathy or help. While this may or may not be true however, normally if someone cheats then they do it for a reason and it’s important to get to...

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship


It has been said that ‘out on the turbulent seas sails the relation-ship’ and it’s not far wrong. Relationships are full of ups and downs, good times and bad times but most of the bad times can be overcome because the binding thing that holds your relationship together, trust is still intact. Healthy relationships are based on mutual understanding, respect and trust and when the trust within a...

Fake Friends vs. Real Friends – How to Tell the Difference


A friend is always a friend, right? Well no, not exactly. There are different levels of friendship which are never really obvious on the surface; it is only when you reach a crisis point in your life that you find out just who your true friends are. Of course we have our best friends who are often closer to us than family; they share all of our secrets and know us inside out. We all have ‘fair...

Laura Ginn

Laura Ginn

Laura Ginn is the founder of the article writing service Ink Elves and the extreme sports magazine Extreme Sports X. Originally born in Leicester, England she now lives in Greece and spends her days doing what she loves best - writing.

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