Category: It’s Complicated

Depression: Why men struggle to seek help & how to recognise symptoms in your partner

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 by Claire Warneke

Men and depression: October is mental health awareness month. While this topic is certainly far less ‘taboo’ than ...

He charmed everyone & made me feel like I was crazy – How my addict-partner manipulated me

Posted on Sep 28, 2020 by Al-Anon

Over the course of our relationship he obviously binged on alcohol and did stupid reckless things, but he ...

Should you worry about a drop in your libido?

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Low libido is a general lack of interest in sex. Without desire, there is very little biological motivation ...

Abuse, assault & addiction – How Isla Stone found hope & regained control over her life

Posted on Sep 20, 2020 by A4W Contributor

In her debut memoir, “The Art of Determination,” Isla Stone discloses personal, profound  journal entries that chronicle her ...

The Zodwa Wabantu treatment: Things you need to know about vaginal tightening

Posted on Sep 17, 2020 by Zethu Sithole

Zodwa Wabantu is not the only woman concerned about the tightness of her vagina, the growing number of ...

Afraid to be alone? Here’s how it can actually HURT your love life

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by Rachael Pace

The fear of loneliness may cause us to make poor decisions.

Struggling to reach orgasm? You’re not alone

Posted on Sep 10, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Many women struggle to reach orgasm, and there are numerous factors which can affect a woman’s journey to ...

I was raised by an alcoholic, then I married one – How I found the strength to seek help

Posted on Sep 7, 2020 by Al-Anon

My childhood was fraught with problems around my dad’s drinking, and my earliest memories of him mostly have ...

Let’s talk about vaginal dryness – You’re not alone, and it can be treated

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 by A4W News

Did you know that 63% of women over the age of 30 will experience some form of sexual ...

Blocked your ex on Facebook but still seeing painful reminders? Here’s why

Posted on Aug 24, 2020 by The Conversation

Before social media, once the messy details were sorted, it wasn’t too difficult to create the physical, mental ...

5 Undeniable signs that you’re his rebound girl

Posted on Aug 24, 2020 by Unwritten

Rebounds scream regret, confusion, and insecurity — and mixing these things together is disastrous for everyone involved.

Fallen in love with a married man? Will he ever leave his wife?

Posted on Aug 20, 2020 by Claire Warneke

You fell for a married man. You never meant for it to happen. You started out as friends. ...

Former alcoholic who downed 24 bottles of beer a day conceives through IVF after getting sober

Posted on Aug 19, 2020 by Magazine Features

A former alcoholic who downed 24 bottles of beer and two bottles of wine per day has had ...

Does porn have a place in relationships?

Posted on Aug 18, 2020 by Leandie Buys

Although porn can play a role in certain relationships, it also poses some dangers.

Brain scientists haven’t been able to find major differences between women’s and men’s brains, despite over a century of searching!

Posted on Aug 18, 2020 by The Conversation

Many people assume human brain sex differences are innate, but this assumption is misguided.

Starting over after divorce: How to grieve and finally move on

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by Leandie Buys

“Sometimes when our hearts are broken, we want to find someone new to love us as soon as ...

This South African negotiated lobola via Zoom! Here’s what happened

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by A4W News

Dlamini wanted to begin lobola negotiations, but the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa put a stop to all ...

This couple have 10 kids! And they love their life of “beautiful chaos”

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by Watch This

Tracee told The Sun that she never expected to have such a big family, but is thrilled with ...

How menopause can affect your sex drive, and what to do about it

Posted on Aug 11, 2020 by A4W News

Clinical sexologist and relationship counsellor, Leandie Buys says that the “decrease in female hormone levels during menopause may ...

Living with an alcoholic? How Al-Anon saved this reader’s marriage

Posted on Aug 6, 2020 by A4W Contributor

If you're living with an alcoholic, and are feeling desperate and alone, we hope that this reader's story ...

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