Love & War

Here you’ll find all my stories relating to L.O.V.E.

From amicable separation, and impending divorce, to dating again. From managing my relationship with my ex-husband and co-parent, to facing life as a mid-thirties singleton and everything inbetween…

The Boy – Fourth Date

As Date 4 with The Boy approached I was feeling more and more nervous. Or maybe excited? I couldn't quite put my finger on what the feeling was.  I think it's because I'm pretty wide of my norm with this one. He's loud and confident and has no filter whatsoever, what's in his head comes […]


The Boy – Third Date

Dating – The Boy – 3rd Date – Tues 10th Jan It’s date three! Hurrah!! Now, after a pretty intense first week, I have high hopes for The Boy. He ticks a lot of my boxes, and quite a few that I didn’t know I had. I arrived at his flat, having had a pretty crummy […]


The Boy – Second Date

Dating – The Boy – 2nd Date – 5th Jan/8th Jan Does it count as a second date if it’s brunch the morning after a crazy passionate first night? Surprisingly, the morning after the night before felt totally natural. The Boy is very easy to be around, and a total gentleman. After a lazy morning […]


The Boy – First Date

Dating – The Boy – First Date – 4th Jan After my lovely time with Andy fizzled out, I had a bit more confidence in the whole dating game. He had been wonderful company, generous, loving and amazing in bed. We just weren’t compatible in the end, I think I was a bit too bonkers […]