Sparklife one year review – every article listed

Believe it or not, sparklife in its current form is officially one year old, woohoo! It has been an immensely enjoyable year, where I’ve continued to develop many of my theories regarding dating and relationships. I hope you’ve enjoyed what I have published so far and here’s to many more years! Read more

Connecting in a relationship and interacting using frame theory

When someone is questioned about their reasons for ending a relationship, a common response is that they are just not compatible with the person in question.

The truth is that compatibility is created and we can learn to be compatible with almost anyone. Read more

Compromising in a relationship

Two pieces of general advice I give when dating or in the early stages of a new relationship are “lead and guide the interactions” and “bring them into your world”. Some people take this advice far too literally when they are actually in a relationship. Doing these two things relentlessly runs the risk of becoming a selfish, unreasonable partner. Read more

Valentine’s Day advice

The day of the year that some people loathe and others adore! Valentine’s Day may well be overhyped and anticlimactic at times, but it is still a great opportunity to show your other half what they mean to you, or to get a foot in the dating scene if you are single.

This article will share a few ideas for February 14th, whether you are single, in a monogamous relationship, or anywhere in between… Read more

Should I stay or leave my relationship

January is a busy time in the world of relationships. It is a month that is traditionally teeming with resolutions and renewed self-discipline, meaning the cities are filled with singles determined to take control of their dating lives and couples wanting to refresh, enrich and repair their relationships.

It is a common period of reflection too and so over the last month I have been working with both men and women who are going through the process of reassessing their relationships either independently or with their partner. Read more