Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

In my opinion, there are two types of people. The first kind of people are those who own up to their faults and who they are as people, even when and if they are in the wrong. The second kind are those who not only posses double standards, but would never own up to having […]

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

By: Rana Awadalla

When you’ve been dating your boyfriend for a while, and you feel like it’s time to take the big step, a serious conversation is often due and necessary. You have to be prepared, however, that  – once you have this conversation – you may very well realize that the two of you are looking to […]

Signs That It is Definitely Time to Break up

Signs That It is Definitely Time to Break up

By: Rana Awadalla

If you are reading this right now chances are, you are thinking about leaving the person you are in a relationship with. Break ups are a part of life, not a very pleasant one, but no one is exempt from the harsh reality of break ups.   Sometimes they are even necessary in order for […]

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

by Nadia Aly

Women have come a long way since the dark ages, but for some weird reason, even in this day and age, it is still frowned upon for a woman to ask a man to marry her.   Whilst interacting with my proximate and distant circle of female acquaintances, I learned that a lot of them […]

5 Struggles All Couples Face During Ramadan

5 Struggles All Couples Face During Ramadan

Whether you are married, engaged, or casually dating, Ramadan is not the most couple-friendly season out there. So here they are: the five struggles all couples can relate to in Ramadan.     Getting your schedules in sync     From your family 3ozomat to his, from your work Sohoor to his, from your friends […]

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

3 Ways a Long-Distance Relationship Can Actually Be Good for You

Long-distance relationships is perhaps one of those topics that has been exhausted.   From articles giving people tips and tricks over how to handle long-distance relationships to guidebooks on how to handle your long-distance lover, and finally, to articles outlining all the ways in which long-distance relationships are awful and emotionally exhausting; everything has been […]

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Things I Learned to Watch out for When Dating My Best Friend

Now that a number of people know that we got together after he bravely suffered 8 years in the friendzone, I think it is appropriate to do this as a follow-up piece.     I always read a lot about how it is so important for you and your significant other to be best friends. […]

Egyptian Couple Share Their 7 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship

Egyptian Couple Share Their 7 Secrets to a Healthy Relationship

Our 7 habits for a healthy relationship! Nabil Rostom Posted by Norshek Fawzy on Friday, December 30, 2016   Maintaining a healthy relationship is a no walk in the park. You have a career (that’s probably not stable at the moment due to the market in Egypt), you have a partner to tend to, you […]

Divorced Under 30: The Egyptian Stories You Never Heard

Divorced Under 30: The Egyptian Stories You Never Heard

By Nadine Omar

  In the past few years, rates of divorce keep increasing at a noticeably high rate in Egypt. The average age for men to be married has been reported to be between 25-30 years, whereas it has been estimated for it to be between 20-25 years for women. That sadly leads to a large number […]

6 Destructive Unrealistic Arab Relationship Expectations

6 Destructive Unrealistic Arab Relationship Expectations

By Mariam Abdel-Rahman

In relationships, having expectations is a normal thing. Love makes you willing to meet each other’s expectations, of course. However, some of us may have unrealistic expectations that can never be met. We may think they are realistic and that love can make anything possible. And that’s exactly why so many relationships are ruined. Real […]