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Why Are We Scared Of Falling In Love And Relationships?

Falling in love for the first time is a combination of excitement, nerves and naivety all boxed together by an enthralling fear of the unknown. Some marry their first love and others are very glad they didn’t, but regardless of how that first love came to be or how it ended, they impact all of us, be that positively or negatively. Dr Nikki Goldstein is a sexologist and relationships expert. She told HuffPost Australia that while falling in love can feel wonderful for some people, for many it can actually represent the possibility of getting hurt and losing a new love. “If your first love was quite traumatic and there was a lot of hurt involved and drama… it might scar you later on in life and you become a little more hesitant when it comes to getting into relationships and opening up because you are fearful of getting hurt,” Goldstein…

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Should You Be Friends With Your Partner On Social Media?

We’ve all heard of the ‘should you be friends with your ex on social media’ debate. It’s a risky decision — there might be photos of a new flame, posts about single life or the dreaded relationship status change. But what we don’t hear that much about is whether or not it’s a good idea to befriend your current other half in the digital world. You might think — why not? Afterall, social media is a part of everyday life. But it turns out there’s a split debate and it may be worth thinking twice before accepting a friend request from your significant other. According to Dr Nikki Goldstein, sexologist, relationship expert and author of Single But Dating, it takes time for a sense of security to develop, which means if you’re new into a relationship, avoid merging your virtual worlds. “If it’s a new relationship, you need to get…

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