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Readers of Love Matters tell of their own experiences – from when they got dumped or when they found a lump. And feel free to share your stories.

I wanted to see my ex suffer!

I wanted to see my ex suffer!

Njugush and I dated for three years. Fine Dude. A full package! When he walked into a room, his presence was felt. He exuded confidence and assertiveness. He was a kind, polite, and considerate guy. Rough around the edges yes […]

Ladies, how often do you wash your bras?

Ladies, how often do you wash your bras?

Recently, a social media user said that she washes her bras once every 6 months. As you can imagine, many were shocked; twice a year?! How on earth can you confidently walk around with a bra with 6 months old […]

10 questions women have about penises

10 questions women have about penises

Answers to questions like ‘what do we call the fear of beards?’ or ‘what is eigengrau?’ will not change your life or put food on the table but you won’t mind knowing, right? In the spirit of searching for such […]

Do disabled men get erections?

Do disabled men get erections?

You assume all men can get erections, but that isn’t always the case. And what happens when you’re having sex with a disabled man?

Falling out of love

Falling out of love

How are you supposed to dislike someone you have loved for years? Is it ever that easy to flip the switch from unconditional love to hate and spite?

How to get out of an abusive queer relationship

How to get out of an abusive queer relationship

The term Intimate ‘Partner’ Violence (IPV) was created because same-sex relationships have the same problems as opposite-sex ones. Can victims find their way out of a situation that isn’t acknowledged?