By: Nour Jumma We always talk about draining, toxic, and downright terrible relationships (and how you need to get out of them or work to make them better ASAP). But maybe it would be more constructive if we pointed out … Continue reading So, What Do Healthy Relationships Actually Look Like?
By: Neda Ahmed Touch Starvation, Skin Hunger: these are the names of the condition which describe the longing of touch which isn’t conditioned to be sexual 一 the touches we are longing for are merely kind. We? Yes, we. Probably, … Continue reading We Were Touch Starved Before the Pandemic, How Are We Doing Now?
By: Lina El Saie Thinking of shooting your shot, huh? You see this person, you like them, and they might like you back? Or you think this person likes you back at the very least and you know them well … Continue reading What to Do (and Not Do) When Asking Your Crush Out
By: Nour Jumma Let’s not even call it dating. We need a shorter word for “sneaking around your parents’ back to get your heart broken by someone you would be probably punished for talking to in the first place.” Am … Continue reading Dating as an Arab Girl: of Religious Guilt, Car-lationships, and the Proverbial Bawab
By: Nour Jumma I always talk about grey areas, about how not everything can be broken down into binary 1’s and 0’s. There are a few exceptions to the rule, ofcourse. The first one? Consent. Perhaps the most (theoretically) straight … Continue reading “Are You Lost Babygirl?” On Predator Male Tactics and How to Recognize Them
By: Neda Ahmed Texting, calling, the occasional casual date and that’s it. Maybe all of this is tremendously fun because spending time with your partner is bound to be enjoyable, but this will get old. If this article caught your … Continue reading 7 Tips to Help You Bring Back the Butterflies in Your Relationship
By: Zeina El Bakry In 2020, many of us took a vow, no more toxic relationships; just Toxic by Britney Spears. However, like most things, it is so much easier said than done. Toxicity can be in any of our … Continue reading Here’s How Your Past Toxic Relationship Might Still Be Messing With You
By: Lina El Saie Why do all my relationships leave me drained? Is that something you often ask yourself? Well maybe you’re constantly going after people who aren’t worth your effort. The cliche saying of “oh they’re not worth it, … Continue reading Why Are You Constantly Chasing After Damaged People When You Always End Up Heartbroken?
By: Mahmoud Salah El-Din To err is to human; we all mess up every once in a while, then wish we had an undo buttonafterwards. What I’m trying to say is, chances are you probably have said something youshouldn’t have … Continue reading Your Simple Guide to Apologizing to Someone You’ve Hurt
By: Lolwah Many people in the region interpret “hookup culture” as a culture in which casual dating and short-lived relationships are encouraged, simply so we can go to sleep with someone living in our minds rent-free. In the Arab world, … Continue reading Why Our Understanding of Hookup Culture is Shit, and It’s Not Even Hookup Culture