Month: September 2018

Authentic Self

It’s All About Me and My Authentic Self

For many people, finding love, someone you want to be with, and share your space, life, and yourself with, is a huge accomplishment.  The temptation to let the time you take for yourself slip away when you’re in a relationship can be very enticing.  So, how do you balance the different aspects of your life, and still have time to be your authentic self? Continue reading

Divorce Statistics

Divorce Statistics

In New Zealand, 42% of marriages end in divorce.  Is this statistic correct?  That means that almost half of all marriages end in divorce.  Surely that can’t be right.  I decided to investigate this alarming statistic to find out if this really was the case.  Continue reading

Infinity plus one

My 40 Year Old Love – Infinity Plus One

Tuesday 10th June.  Today I am studying.  I’m attempting to write 700 words about rites of passage.  With a quick distraction courtesy of FB, I came across this:  You don’t have to watch too far into it before you get the idea. It’s a sweet story of a man still loving his wife after 75 years of marriage and he writes a simple song about it one month after she died.

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Post Natal Depression

How my relationship changed through Post Natal Depression

My husband (Ryan) and I met in February 2007, we got engaged in December 2008 and we were married at the end of November 2010.  Almost nine years together and five years of marriage, during these five years we have had three children.  Sadly our firstborn son was stillborn at 27 weeks of pregnancy in June 2011, the following year we were blessed with our daughter and in April 2014 we had our second son.  Here is my account of how my relationship changed through Post Natal Depression. Continue reading

Wedding Consultant

The team here at Romantic Gestures™ would like to take this opportunity to explain what a Wedding Consultant is and how hiring one can save you time, money and stress when planning the most important day of your life. Continue reading