Relationships

On anger and adolescence – thoughts inspired by Stephen King

CakeSun 7th June 2020

CW: menstruation, adolescence, trauma, c-ptsd, mention but no detail of abusive behaviour As part of a recent period...

Read more

C-ptsd and me – How the pandemic helped me tune into how tuned out (and triggered) I was

CakeSun 24th May 2020

CW: C-ptsd, alcoholism, parenting, conflict, trauma, menstruation As someone who has actively avoided all of the “The silver...

Read more

Honesty

CakeWed 15th January 2020

Love and the four key values In my TEDx talk, I mention four key values which I believe...

Read more

Food, change and hope – thoughts on Veganuary

CakeWed 1st January 2020

I used to think that the big changes in my life started with stopping drinking but, before that,...

Read more

TEDx talk on relationships

CakeSat 28th December 2019

I gave a talk about what we might think of beyond happy ever after when it comes to...

Read more

Boundaries – the foundation of self-consent

CakeFri 6th December 2019

I’m done. What was the final straw? I’m not sure that any emotional process can be reduced to...

Read more

New words and old feelings – values based living and loving

CakeMon 18th November 2019

I was lucky enough to speak with Martha Lane-Fox at the TEDx Open University event in November 2019....

Read more

Co-habiting complexities

CakeFri 25th October 2019

Co-habiting and what it can teach us about how we relate to others in partnership I have, in...

Read more

Relationship snake oil

CakeWed 2nd October 2019

There was this article in The Guardian recently. It is about the Gottmans’s new book: Eight Dates. John Gottman is...

Read more