Relationships

9 Tips On How To Survive Long Distance

Long distance. Something that most people will probably attempt at some point. Whether for a few weeks, months or years, making a relationship survive the miles can be pretty tough. So much so that we figured we couldn’t be the only ones to give out the advice on this one! That’s why we took it

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Self dating, Self love and Valentines

February 14th…. Valentines day…. V-Day… Galentines Day…. Whatever you want to call it, it’s here. Some people ignore it, others celebrate it, for some it makes us feel sad, others happy or some people have no feelings towards it at all. Whatever your view on Valentines today, it’s important to remember it’s just one day

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7 Reasons Why Seeking Revenge Is A Bad Idea

When someone hurts or betrays you, you might feel the urge to cause them distress in return, but take it from us – that is never a good idea. Here are 7 reasons why seeking revenge is a bad idea: 1. It won’t make you feel better. It was Shakespeare that said, “If you prick

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10 Things You Need to Know About Asexuality

Hi all! I’m Yasmin Benoit, a British fashion model and asexuality activist. I’ve known that I was aromantic-asexual from a young age, but didn’t come out publicly until 2017, when I decided to use my platform to raise awareness and dispel misconceptions about asexuality. It’s LGBT History Month, and I’ve comprised a list about 10

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9 Tips for Surviving Your First Valentine’s Day After a Break-Up

Break-ups are literally the worst. The first Valentine’s Day after a relationship ends can often be a struggle, one that so often ends with a teary phone call to the ex, or a new hair colour you will be begging your hairdresser to fix the following day. When suddenly couples seem to be everywhere and

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7 Valentine’s Day Ideas that Won’t Break the Bank

Valentine’s Day can be great, but when it’s not long into the new year and everyone is still just about sticking to budget, it can be a super annoying expense. Well, if you want to treat your other half to something that shows your love but don’t have the bank account to go with it,

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Dissociative Disorder – What it is and how to help someone with it

When the mind is under intense stress it can dissociate as a way to cope.  If someone has experienced physical, sexual, or emotional trauma in the past then it’s possible that their body and mind dissociated in the moment.  Dissociation is a normal response and can help the mind switch off from the very scary

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Banter or Bullying?

We all engage in a bit of friendly ‘banter’ with our mates from time to time but do you know when to stop? Banter can be described as playful teasing between friends, usually an equal and generally funny exchange. Whether it’s at school, at home between siblings or in the locker room, there will always

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Dealing with your Family at Christmas

It’s coming to that time of year again! Cold dark evenings, Mulled wine, Christmas markets, Tacky jumpers and the hope that your nan won’t try and regift you the socks you gave her last year. Christmas can be a magical time of year, spending time with your loved ones and hoping that gift you bought

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Nobody To Hang Out With You During the Holidays?

So the most magical time of the year is finally upon us and here at Ditch the Label, we couldn’t be more excited. But, we know this year might be a little different. Well, we think that we should always be able to laugh at ourselves when we get stuck in situations like this, which

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