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Modern Romance

The One about the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

The One about the Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

“Yesterday I had dinner with my best friend and his crazy girlfriend”, he says nonchalantly when I ask him what he’s been up to during the weekend.

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The One About Other Halves

The One About Other Halves

Soul mates. Other halves. Isn’t it funny how in a world that champions the individual, we were potty-trained to believe that we’re incomplete and have thus to spend our lives looking for the person that will make us feel whole again?  

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How Many More Romantic Quotes Can We Handle?

How Many More Romantic Quotes Can We Handle?

Life is too short to fall for people who don’t love you loudly, or for relationships that don’t set fire to your soul. Our time on this earth is impermanent and in those years we must love fearlessly. The person you’re meant to be with […]

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Is Food The Sixth Love Language?

Is Food The Sixth Love Language?

In the realms of Greek culture, food is the sixth love language. From the extended family coming together around the table for a Sunday feast to celebrating life’s milestones with friends over dinner, from my grandfather offering me the ripest, juiciest tomato of his crop […]

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Tips for Remembering Names

Tips for Remembering Names

I’m really bad at remembering names. There are times when I look at a friend (my friend, not just someone that I met one time) and literally cannot recall their name. Luckily that’s pretty rare… but it does happen. I can’t remember celebrity names, athletes’ […]

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Book Review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Book Review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari is a book that I keep revisiting over conversations with friends. Ansari addresses the pleasures and perils of modern romance in an honest, humorous, insightful and quintessentially millennial manner. His references expand from celebrities and Reddit threads to […]

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Dating Etiquette: Are Mobile Phones a Faux Pas?

Dating Etiquette: Are Mobile Phones a Faux Pas?

We’re having drinks in a somewhat low-key, dimly lit Italian place in the heart of Soho. There’s mainstream jazz music playing on the background and I’m halfway into narrating a funny story. He listens attentively, leaning against the bar, head tilted with interest – or […]

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The Translated Files: The Starfish Position

The Translated Files: The Starfish Position

With this post I would like to introduce a new ‘column’ in this blog! Every now and then I come across an article that resonates with me or prompts me to think but is written in Greek. So I decided to do what I do […]

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The Athens Diaries

The Athens Diaries

Despite an ongoing, torrid love affair with Manchester and flirting with the idea of moving to either Berlin, Brussels or Barcelona (the alliteration is purely coincidental), Athens has always been and will continue to be my one and only true love.

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10 Types of Guys You’ll Find On Tinder

10 Types of Guys You’ll Find On Tinder

I have a love-hate relationship with online lists. Every now and then a promising (and from a SEO perspective carefully crafted) title pops up in my blog- or newsfeed: 10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity Over Summer, 9 Books That Will Inspire You to Do […]

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