DIY: Special Couple Coupons!

Fancy a cute gift idea? This past Christmas, my SO and I agreed not to spend any money on presents, so we had to make them. I made him a playlist, and designed a DVD case cover for it. Z, my boyfriend, made me a stack of affection and date idea coupons! It was adorable. Here’s how to make your own.... ____________________________________________________________________________________________ There are two different ways you could make these coupons: one being a little more work and one being way, way easier. I'll focus on how to make them yourself for now but keep reading to the end...

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Storytime: Coming to terms with my boyfriend having a female housemate….

So, this is something I’ve struggled with for about a year and I’m sure some of you may experience similar if your SO is in university or can’t afford to live alone and has a housemate of the gender you are. A little note: Vic (his housemate) identified as female when they met and moved in, but has preferred to use they/them pronouns for a few months. To make things clearer in this article, when referring to Vic alone, “they”/“them” will be in red and the plural version, talking about Vic and Z together, will stay in black. Vic has...

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How To: Make A Memory Book!

Want to make a really unique, entirely personal present for your SO (significant other)? If your SO is the sentimental type, they’re definitely going to love this. Essentials and Optionals: A Scrapbook (plain or patterned cover) Sequins, Stickers, Ribbon, Coloured Paper Pens, Pencils, Ruler, Eraser, Sticky Tape, Glue, Scissors Photos, Drawings, Cards, Tickets     First Step: Plan, plan, plan... Before starting, it’s a good idea to figure out if you would like to have it as an ongoing project, that you will add to as time goes on and you have new experiences, or if you would like to do it...

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Telling People You’re in an LDR

Telling people you’re in an LDR can be really nerve-wracking, some people may be happy for you, even if they’re a little worried about the distance, and some may be dismissive or completely against it. I asked my SO how he told his parents and how they reacted, he said he was lucky because they asked him who he was constantly on the phone to and saw that he was happy, so they never really questioned the distance. My experience telling people was slightly different, though the topic came up in the same way. My mum was accepting of it,...

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