Tag Archives: Relationships

How to unplan your wedding

Katrina Clarke | May 23, 2017 | Toronto Star Ashley Aseltine had the ring on her finger, dress in her closet and “save the date” magnets on friends’ fridges. But seven months before the big day, she didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Prince George can’t have a best friend – should your child?

Katrina Clarke | April 30, 2017 | CBC Life If the future King of England can’t have a best friend, should your child? Depends on who you ask. The question comes after news last month that Prince George will attend … Continue reading

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Co-parenting after a split: focus on the kids, say experts

Katrina Clarke | April 29, 2017 | CBC Life Watching Erin Silver hike along a trail in Arizona with her kids and their dad, it’d be easy to assume they she was a happily married mom. She’s happy – but divorced … Continue reading

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Does a musical match mean a couple is in sync?

Katrina Clarke | February 28, 2017 | Toronto Star On Katie Nestor’s first date with Gareth Williams, she gushed about the bands she’d see perform at the WayHome music festival just north of the city that weekend. Williams stared at her … Continue reading

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The real science behind falling in and out of love

Katrina Clarke | February 16, 2017 | CBC Life Dry mouth. Butterflies in your stomach. Weak knees. What better time than Valentine’s Day to try to figure out why being in love feels similar to a bad case of the nerves! … Continue reading

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What I did on my grown-up family vacation

Katrina Clarke | January 10, 2017 | Toronto Star Wedged in the middle seat between my parents on a flight to Ireland, I turned to my mum and asked to take a look at her guide book. “Oh now you want … Continue reading

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Andrew Henderson, who tattooed strangers’ secrets on his body, dies

Katrina Clarke | October 26, 2016 | Toronto Star Andrew Henderson, the terminally ill man who tattooed his body with strangers’ secrets, has died. This past weekend, Henderson hosted two living funeral/performance art events in Winnipeg called Taking it to the Grave, during … Continue reading

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Conscious recoupling: the secrets of reunited couples

Katrina Clarke | October 11, 2016 | Toronto Star Alie and Jamie Francis’ love story is bittersweet. The two met on New Year’s Eve in 1998 when they were both 14. Alie was hanging out with her then-boyfriend and his friends … Continue reading

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Israeli same-sex couple in Toronto asks Bunz for wedding help, overwhelmed by support

Katrina Clarke | October 4, 2016 | Toronto Star Two hours before the wedding, plans hit a snag. Einav Morgenstern and Tamar Yahel were set to tie the knot, legally, at city hall when they found out the two friends who … Continue reading

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The dark side of being a people pleaser

Katrina Clarke | May 10, 2016 | Toronto Star One of the defining moments in Michael DeCorte’s life came in 2003 after visiting a sick friend in the hospital. “When I was at her beside, I thought to myself, ‘It’s … Continue reading

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