Relationships


Hump Day: The Set Up

Hump Day: The Set Up

As young professionals, we're pretty awesome at making things happen. I've made many an introduction in the past, connecting people and projects together. We trust each other’s recos and referrals. So when my mentor told me she was introducing me...
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Overcoming Perpetual Single Syndrome

Most young professionals opt to focus a few extra years longer than our parents did when it comes to settling down, getting married and having babies. Especially among us career-focused YPs, there is simply so much to do before the time comes to focus on someone else’s life (or lives) in addition to our own. Is this just a choice or perhaps a perpetual state of mind?
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Appreciate the Jerks: Finding the Positives in Dating Disasters

Remember the jerk who ruined your trust in everyone or the psycho that destroyed your social life? Yes, it may have been unbearable at the time, but these rough encounters are only helping you set up for a more fulfilling relationship in the future
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Couple Habits That Make Us Cringe

We've all been around that couple on the subway that seemingly sees no difference between behaviour in the bedroom and on public transit. Or had a night ruined because that significant other just had to tag along with your best friend. Here are some more couple habits that make us cringe
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If You Just Aren't That Into Them

You’ve been on a few dates with someone and realized that you just aren’t that into them. When dealing with a situation where the two of you have been dating for a long time, a face-to-face breakup is without question. But if it is still at the point of very casually dating and you realize he or she just isn’t the one, here are a few things to consider…
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How Not to Deal With a Broken Heart

There is no right way to deal with a broken heart. Much like grieving a death, everyone does it differently. There are, however, ways not to deal with a broken heart – tried and failed methods to dealing with the pain observed through members of young professional circles
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How to Maintain a Healthy Relationship With Your Ex

The amount of grey areas when it comes to seeing your ex are endless. Do you talk about past experience or avoid it altogether? Do you try to become friends with their new significant other and friend circle or keep it completely separate? Maybe it's just not possible to remain exclusively friends
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For Love or Career

The young professional life is all about balance, with love and career seemingly the two contrasting sides that are struggle most to coexist. Should you choose between the two or is it possible to have them intertwine?
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Building and Maintaining a Close YP Friend Circle

You probably have that close-knit group of girls or guys that closely resemble what the TV show "Friends" was all about. You can count on them for anything and can turn any situation into a fun and memorable one. But if you're new to a city, or simply didn't have the best social experience in high school or university, here's how to get there
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Five Reasons to Appreciate Being Single

As we reach our late twenties and early thirties, the prospect of seemingly being single forever starts to creep into our psyche with a mild panic here and there. Your certainly not alone, and you might be surprised how many YPs in relationships envy your position
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