15 Things Lankan Girls want in a Guy

Apart from having so much fun writing what Guys wanted in a Girl, I was inspired to write this because someone triggered me by asking w...

What Lankan Guys Want in a Girl

I remember seeing a very popular meme on social media on the extent of their knowledge about the opposite sex – and it was a blank bi...

The Dating Do-Nots in Sri Lanka

If you have had to use a public toilet at Majestic City, you will realise how Sri Lankans need a manual for just about anything. Is the...

How Lankan Couples go Official

I think I’ve finally figured out why Sri Lankans find local cuisine a complex challenge. Can anything be cooked without adding sevent...

The Seven Sri Lankan Exes

As a female, I feel that sometimes I am more biased towards my own kind – today, I am going to side with guys as I take on the Types ...

Dating for the 30 Year Old Sri Lankan Girl

My 27-year-old colleague was complaining that she had nine weddings to attend during the remaining 5 months.

Dating for the 30 Year Old Sri Lankan Girl

You know how the popular adage goes, ‘single and available’? Well, I was a little over the top.

Sri Lankan Dating Advice

If you have met a Sri Lankan who doesn’t dish out relationship advice like the chap who vends out kadala on the pavement in Nugegoda,...

When Sri Lankan Couples Break Up

Sri Lankans are a funny bunch. Isn’t it strange that we have the highest number of hits on local news media sites that feature abysma...

The Seven Sri Lankan Guys You will Date

You might be thinking, ‘Just seven? Is that all?’ Absolutely not! These are the most popular types that you and I have would possib...

Types of Lankan Mothers in Law

A few weeks ago, Facebook was filled with ardent posts wishing both Mothers and Mothers in Law for Mother’s Day. For someone who love...

What it’s like to Date a Sri Lankan Girl

To start with, Sri Lankan girls are like the delicate balance between a moist konde kavum and a lunu dehi chutney – and if you are a ...

How Sri Lankan Guys Say ‘Sorry’

Let’s face it, whether you are from Sri Lanka or in the Bolivian wilderness, guys find it hard to utter this word to the opposite sex...

The Good, The Bad, The Casual

Globalisation brought one thing into Sri Lankan culture – it normalised casual sex. I’ve really no intent to discuss my opinion on ...

Lies Every Girl is Tired of Hearing

There are times I dream of éclairs from Tasty for weeks – the distance isn’t in my favour, so I settle for whatever comes my way. ...

Relationships in Your 20s Vs. 30s

If I had to compare my relationships in my 20s versus those in my 30s, I’d say they are two extremes. While my 20s would be a spicy A...

Thankful for My Thirties

I remember thinking that I would never live to be 30 – how could one possibly be that old? I always imagined that life would end at 3...

Cheat Me Not

Recently, I was going through my Facebook feed and I caught sight of a very good-looking female colleague. Like many, she tirelessly up...

Social Media for the Singleton

Let me confirm that the world conjured the term ‘social media’ at the brink of my years as a Singleton. Circa 2010 I imagined the f...

Axing the Exes

The Boyfriend and I have fun conversations where we speculate what our lives would have been like if we had met each earlier - when we ...

Why Flings Are So 2003

If I were to Google the most significant happenings in 2003, I would come across the occasional flood, victory in a game, and a change ...

The Female Bro Code

It’s the third week of 2017 and I am feeling rather philosophical. I’ve been off green tea for a while, so that can’t be the reas...

What They Don’t Tell You About Being Single

For something like three and half years, I met people who seemed to envy my single status. They would say, You are so luck-eeey; after ...

Relationships you need to lose in 2017

The Millennium will soon be an adult

A Single Girl’s Guide to 2017

As 2017 is fast approaching, it’s only fair Singletons avoid sitchuations in the year ahead. Having said that, be warned that there a...

Ten Times a Single Girl Says I Like You

Yes, I could actually think of ten times I’ve said I like you without having to say the words. One of the longstanding jokes I have w...

Questions for the Newly Coupled Girl

Let me just start by saying that questions *never* end. Even if it meant you’ve been single for years, you’re asked why; when you...

The Dos and Don’ts Of Relationships

When I am asked what I loved most about being single and how it has changed over the last two months with The Boyfriend, I readily say ...

Dear Future Boyfriend

As I contemplate how blissful my current single status is, I thought there might come a time where I might revel in the realms of a rel...