Where has 2019 got to? It’s hard to believe we’re already into June, nearly halfway through the year. And yet, as the months race by, here I am still getting caught up on sharing updates about the work I did in April and May! The first of these articles tells the story of Dafina, a […]
Relationships were a pretty big theme of my work in October – from looking at the minefield of boy-girl friendships when you’re a teenager, to picking apart the complexities of dating, monogamy, and family planning in the modern world.
It’s been a while since my last work update – August has been as busy as always, with work including my first health feature for the i newspaper, and a native content collaboration with Closer and the British Army, which I’ll share more about in an upcoming blog post. I was also delighted, earlier in the month, […]
Dating is an emotional rollercoaster at the best of times – but how do you stop your mental health defining your love life? The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week was relationships, with a focus on how important good relationships can be to maintaining good mental health. I wrote for The Debrief about […]
For The Debrief, I spoke to sexperts and women in long-term partnerships to find out what it’s like to be in a relationship where your sex life has all but disappeared, and how much sex is really ‘normal’ when you’ve been together for a while. Click here to read the article in full.
For The Debrief, I interviewed a young woman and her trans boyfriend about the unique complications of dating a trans guy – covering everything from the impact of gender dysphoria on sex and intimacy, to hurtful reactions from friends and family. Click here to read the article in full.
Originally published at The Telegraph: Rachel Hills was 24-year-old when she started writing a book on sex. She was also a virgin. At the time, she says, “the dominant story you’d hear around 20-somethings and sex was similar to now in many ways – everybody was more sexually promiscuous than ever, girls were wearing […]
Last month I interviewed performance artist Bryony Kimmings for The Debrief, about what to do when your boyfriend has depression. She and her own (non-performer) boyfriend, Tim Grayburn, have spent the last eight months touring a collaborative show based on just that: their experiences, as a couple, of Tim’s depression. Following huge acclaim in Australia, last week […]
For The Debrief, I interviewed performance artist Bryony Kimmings about how she coped with discovering her boyfriend has depression – ahead of her latest show Fake It ’til You Make It, which addresses men’s mental health and depression. Click here to read the article in full.