Category Archive: relationships

Be the bonobo. Should a fight be resolved with a shag rather than a screaming match?

A few years back I was asked to write an article about whether sex could ever be used to end an argument. At […]

Love isn’t enough when you’re overinvesting in someone who doesn’t care

Loving someone is not a good enough reason to stay in a relationship. Dorothy Black explains. I love when ‘hopeless romantics’ try to […]

Relationships, Chapter 2 :: What the hell were we thinking?

An extract from The Dot Spot – Adventures in Love and Sex, Jacana, Feb 2016 Have you ever looked back at a particular […]

The Office Party – A relationship litmus test

Is your year-end do saying more about your relationship status than your career? Dorothy Black thinks it might… Okay. I’m going to offer […]

5 Dating tips to keep you sane (ie NOT The Rules)

Still don’t feel like you have a handle on the dating game? Dorothy Black offers her top tips for enjoying the ride… I’ve […]

Would you take a spit test to find love?

Dorothy Black is unsure of a new company that promises to predict the long-term happiness of your relationship. I’m an old-fashioned gal. I […]

Would you pay for a date? Would you sell a date?

I’m going to say right off the bat that this is a paid-for post in that a company paid me to post about it. What […]