A Situationship – The Valentine’s day Trend

Situationship means a romantic or sexual relationship that is not considered to be formal or established. This concept will leave you between a rock and a hard place. The sentiments surrounding a situationship is the fact that both parties are aiming for what could be and working with a none existing contract that is neither written down in stone with actually terms and conditions. For instance, you would have to do away with expectations under a situationship, it is just “vibes”. The whole notion of two individual subscribing to friendship, however make leeway to getting into acts that are outside of the boundaries of friendship, for convience,

Courtship has evolved over the years and the pressure to be in a romantic relationship looms on all individuals once you have finished your first degree and you have been making a living for yourself and curving your own path as a valued citizen in society. This pressure, created by society, may to certain extent cause you to unconsciously open the situationship gates and sometimes we consciously get in a situationship because we feel lonely and a hoax relationship is a nice to have at the moment in time. What a situationship will do is make you seem desperate if you are that one that is come off as “too much” and how we measure the metrics of that is entire on the next person feelings really and not fair if we are being honest.

Compromising your boundaries for someone that is not sold out for you, is a sign of self-sabotage and self-hate. Life has a myriad of situations that one has to deal with, extra unnecessary situations are a huge no.

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Khanya Mali is a marketing and brand communications enthusiast with a penchant for building brands on both client and advertising agencies and a “creative” in his own right. “Insights are the bark to every wondering creative work”