Entries by The Glitter Bug

Riding Solo

Last night someone cancelled on me about an hour and a half before we had arranged to go to the movies. We had the tickets and all. Without skipping a beat, I grabbed my jacket and headed to the car. I was riding solo. The drive there On the drive there I felt sad. I […]

5 ways I’ve learnt to open my heart

So, it seems it’s been raining men for me recently…my favourite kind of weather…but when I considered that I’ve not been on the dating apps for several months now, I had to stop and think about ‘why’ this was the case. The extremely interesting thing though? The calibre of choice was breathtaking. These men who […]


In 2018 we seem to be coming up with new dating terms faster than apple is releasing updates. Is this because we’re getting our creative on? Or is it because there’s so many fuck wits around doing horrendous things on the reg that we need to name them all so we can keep up with […]

Why every woman needs to book a professional photoshoot

Being a woman is a hard job. We have to worry about self-grooming, body image issues (although, the male statistics for this same epidemic are frighteningly and rapidly increasing), breaking through corporate glass ceilings, popping out a few kids and keeping house. But as we evolve and change, and life happens, how often do we […]


Disclaimer: Before I begin this post, I would like to state that I emphatically and wholeheartedly agree with the concept of Monogamy. In theory. What is monogamish? Monogamish as a term is exactly what it sounds like – being mostly monogamist. We haven’t heard it much til now… but be prepared…this open relationship model is […]

The catalyst

She sunk to the cold floor of her half empty wardrobe, involuntarily shaking; feeling herself spiral. ‘I’m sorry, Chris, I just miss you.’ ‘I know. And I know you had a bad day today. I know. But I try to be there for you and you think it means we will get back together. I […]

Spoilt for choice

Too much of a good thing is never good. Or so they say. In a world full of dating apps, social media, incredible technology, global economy and travel – is too many choices in the dating world really a good thing? Too many flavours I recently read ‘Modern Romance’ by Aziz Ansari. Apart from the […]

Rejection in 2018

As a 29 year old woman who’s spent the majority of the past 12 years dating, I know a thing or two about rejection. We’ve all been on the receiving end of one of those texts before. Wether it’s as harsh as getting dumped publicly (read that one here), as gentle as the ‘sorry – it’s just […]

The best date spots on Smith Street

It was super hard for me to come up with a top 3 list of my favourite date spots, so I tried to stick to Smith St – this made things a little easier. Going from the chill to the classy, check out my faves in this article: The Best Date Spots Smith Street Has […]