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Beyond Meet-Cutes: The Off-Screen Realities of Dating

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In movies, relationships often begin with a “meet-cute” — a serendipitous encounter — that ignites a “spark,” blossoms into a fiery romance, and ends with a happy ever after. They seem to make the point that relationships, done right, should feel thrilling and effortless at the same time.
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3 Reasons We Find it Hard to Help

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In an ideal world, we can be found with our sleeves rolled up, giving the community hall a good lick of paint. Or a friend popping by with our favourite meals when we’re sick.    Yet, when it comes to carrying those actions out in our own lives, sometimes it’s not quite as easy as we imagine it to be . . .  
Illustration of a book with a woman on it

A Mum’s POV: The Things She Says & Does

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But maybe if we could view things from our mum’s perspectives, we’ll start to see that there’s more to…. 
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Mourn With Those Who Mourn

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As much as we try to be there for our loved ones, sometimes the worst still happens—the one we love has taken their own life. What now for those of us left behind?
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10 Practical Ways to Love Your Spouse

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I soon came to realise that as much as my husband appreciated my efforts, he wasn’t a fan of reading or collecting figurines. Instead, he felt more loved whenever I spent time with him. Since then, we’ve made more effort to show love in ways that really meet the other person’s needs.