Category: Solo September

Solo September: Breakups suck

Posted September 2nd 2019 by The Faerie Queen in Solo September /
Solo September: Breakups suck

September 2019 is all about self-love here on Love in a time of Feminism! Inspired by a year of recovery post-breakup and learning how wonderful it can be to be single, the Faerie Queen (along with friends) now wants to share the many things that helped her to not only heal her broken heart, but also set her off on a path of self-discovery and – quite frankly – better mental health. Today, we’re talking about… breakups! Let’s not dance around this. Breakups suck. Today is one year since the breakup that really shocked my system. It was unexpected, following our first proper holiday away, plus both being there to welcome his sister’s baby into the world just a few weeks before. Sure, things weren’t perfect, but we loved each other. We loved each other a lot. I don’t doubt that for a moment. I know he loved me more […]

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Solo September: A primer

Posted September 1st 2019 by The Faerie Queen in Solo September /
Solo September: A primer

Welcome welcome welcome! Today, September 1st, marks the start of a month-long series of posts about the joys of being on your own. I know, this is isn’t what you’d expect from a blog about romance novels, but it feels right to me. You see, tomorrow, September 2nd, will mark one year since the end of my last relationship, and it’s been a very tough but incredible year for me, during which I think I’ve grown a lot as a person. Romance novels have played a big part in my “recovery” and continuing journey towards happiness. Romance novels are all about finding that special someone who supports, respects, and celebrates you. That’s why I love them! They show what relationships can and should be like. Why should we settle for someone who doesn’t do those things, right? But let’s take that one step further… Why can’t we be that special […]

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