Convention is killing your relationship

Today, my partner and I will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary. We’ve been together since teenagers when he asked me out on Myspace – romantic, I know. I lived in Blackpool at the time, a long hour & half train ride away from him. He’s supported me through my GCSEs, A-Levels, my degree, ill health, grief, friendship breakups and we’re definitely stronger together than apart.

Having said that, we don’t live together, we have no plans of getting married (ever, don’t @ me) and neither of us really know what the future holds.

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Be the Beyonce of blogging

Listen here, I keep seeing tweets along the lines of: ‘Once someone reaches 10K followers they never interact. Calm down, you’re not Beyonce‘. At first I laughed, because nobody likes a social media snob.

BUT THEN I realised how terribly slanderous this was against Queen B.

If anything, we should all aspire to be the ‘Beyonce of blogging’ and here’s why.

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Shit, I’m 25.

I never thought I’d be one of those people who cared about getting old. After all, they say you’re as young as you feel. However, I’ve scheduled this article to post on my 25th birthday (Oct 12th) and that scares me more than anything.

Whilst I’ve achieved a lot I feel like I’ve cheated myself along the way. There are so many things I thought I wanted that turned out to be the wrong choice. I can’t seem to help holding on to things I wasted time on, watching my life stagnate and straying further from life goals. Can you relate?

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The reality of paying off your student overdraft

When was the last time you checked you bank balance? If you’re anything like me, you probably avoid looking at it at all cost. You see, for the past few years I’ve been slowly paying off my overdraft… then suddenly working my way back into it.

Sound familiar?

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Bloggermail from Soaprise.Me!

It’s rare that I get surprise parcels, but this week I received something extremely exciting! These goodies are from a new online bath&body company called Soaprise Me. A few weeks ago they got in touch to say they’d be launching their September batch soon and I jumped at the chance to try them.

As soon as this bloggermail landed on my desk, you could smell the contents throughout my whole office. I had no idea what was in the box, but I was so eager to find out! I’ve decided to break down this review piece-by-piece so you can really get to know the range.

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