Guest Post: Christina and the Perfection Seekers

Guest Post: Christina and the Perfection Seekers

Today’s guest post comes from a lady who wishes to be known only as Christina.  Once upon a time…. Long before Moana spent a whole hour and 53 minutes not giving a hoot about whether she found a husband or not, a horde of sweet princess-types played with kittens and… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 13 – Decision

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 13 – Decision

For over a year Lucy’s been dating a non-monogamous man named Charlie. If you’ve missed all of this, you’ve got a shit tonne of catching up to do. Start from the beginning here, or just catch up on last week here. Lucy’s tried her hardest to accept the deal she’s… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 12 – Decline

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 12 – Decline

A year ago, Lucy went to a house party and met a devilishly sexy non-monogamous man named Charlie. Despite the fact that Charlie’s not only in an open relationship but also actually getting married to another woman, Lucy’s somehow ended up in a relationship with him. Which is (a) lovely,… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Being Friends With Boys

Lucy Overthinks… Being Friends With Boys

If you follow Lucy on Twitter, you may be aware that she recently went for drinks and dinner with a former colleague – let’s call him Ryan. Not in itself a noteworthy event, but for one thing: Ryan has a girlfriend. Lucy doesn’t know Ryan very well. He was one… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 11 – Judgement

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 11 – Judgement

If you’ve been following this story for a while you’ll know that Lucy’s somehow managed to end up, quite by accident, in a sort-of relationship with a polyamorous man named Charlie. If you haven’t, here are links to the very beginning and what happened last week. In many ways this… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 10 – Parallel Universe

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 10 – Parallel Universe

A few days after her last date with non-monogamous Charlie, Lucy goes for a drink with her mate Phil. If you haven’t caught up on the Charlie story yet, start from the beginning here or click here to read what happened last time. As a chronic oversharer Lucy normally likes… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Infidelity

Lucy Overthinks… Infidelity

Lucy has two friends. Their names are Helen and Mina. Helen’s in her mid-forties, married with a 10-year-old daughter. Mina is 35, and single… technically.  Helen’s husband has been having an affair for the past fifteen years.  For the last ten, Mina’s been in a relationship with a married man. Two… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 14 – Aftermath

Mr No-Relationship, Part 14 – Aftermath

After a whirlwind romance, an angry fight, and a total meltdown, it’s all over between Lucy and the man who stole her heart in the African sunshine. If you’re just joining us now, what the hell took you so long, dammit?!  But you’re very welcome, so make a cuppa, find… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

It’s a humid Saturday night in Nairobi, and Lucy’s on an intoxicating second date with Bradley, a 36-year-old Australian guy she met on Tinder just the day before. If you missed it, you can catch up on last week at Part 3 – House Party, or start from the beginning… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 3 – House Party

Mr No-Relationship, Part 3 – House Party

Three days after her arrival in Kenya, Lucy went on Tinder and came across Brad, a 36-year-old construction manager from Australia.  From his photos she couldn’t see herself ever wanting to be thrown roughly over a table and banged from behind by him, but since she’s only looking for friendship… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 2 – Uber

Mr No-Relationship, Part 2 – Uber

Lucy’s now in Nairobi, where she’s going to be working for the next three months.  If you missed this important detail, you can catch up by nipping over to read Lucy Goes To Africa. Three days into the trip she fired up Tinder as a way of making new friends… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 1 – Match

Mr No-Relationship, Part 1 – Match

Those of you who follow Lucy on Twitter may remember a handful of recent tweets about a man who came to be known as Mr No-Relationship. This is his story. Before you get started, you should probably read last week’s post, Lucy Goes To Africa.  It explains how, after deciding she… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.