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You Might Just Be In A Toxic Relationship, Find Out!…

You might just be in a toxic relationship, find out!…Here are detailed signs and vibes of a toxic relationship.

Ever felt the pressure of a one-sided relationship, the pain of putting in so much but getting so little. The pain of engaging in toxic relationships are usually quite depressing and tiring. In a world where so much is said about Mental healths and taking proper measures to ensure it is always in check, a toxic relationship is one to be definitely avoided and dissociated from if in any, we keenly acknowledge that there are no perfect humans hence no perfect relationships—hence constant effort is usually the distinguishing factor.

However, Identifying toxic relationships can prove difficult since people change and circumstances do also. But,’’ voila!’’ we’d be leaving no stone unturned and no truths are hidden as we discuss this; I swear on my honor LOL!. 

Toxic relationships can be in various level of relationships;

  • Romantic relationships
  • Platonic relationships
  • Family relationships

It exists in a whole lot of ways, but one definite thing is Toxic relationships are not any good

Now that properly established, it is worthy to know what exactly are the signs that point to toxicity in a relationship. There are a tonne of signs that could be very clear only if the right attention is paid to finding out. Some of the signs are;

Lack of trust; This is usually a signal to identifying a relationship that is becoming or that is already toxic. For a relationship in its early stages, this could be considered insignificant or not-so-concerning as trust is not considered to be given but earned.

However, as far as progress goes it is expected to smoothen out. Lack of trust in a relationship can cause real damages from Overthinking to Insecurities and when all of these are becoming quite dominating in a relationship—it gets pretty toxic

Hostile atmosphere; Constant anger and abusive approach are some of the clearest signs of an unhealthy and toxic relationship. It takes the relationship to a place of fear and raises doubts about physical safety in such relationships. Physical and verbal abuse creates a hostile atmosphere in a relationship which makes one unsure of the intentions of the other.

Lack of communication; As far as the signs go, this is the most easily noticed vibe of a toxic relationship. A relationship where communication is one-sided can be really problematic also a situation whereby the communication is forced. A healthy relationship is supposed to have free-flowing communication ‘’if there is no intimacy through communication there should be no intimacy at all’’.

Proper relationships have no issues expressing and communicating their feelings and desires, lack of communication is one of the earliest signs of toxicity in a relationship; usually, it sends the message of lost interest in either partner also results to over-thinking, presumptions, anxiety, doubts, fears, and worries. Also sends the relationship to a state of the afore-mentioned point; Lack of trust, coupled with insecurities as one cannot ascertain the reason for no communication.

Absence of respect; A relationship where there is an absence of mutual respect or a relationship with one-sided input of respect is an unhealthy one. It undermines and gives the feeling of un-worthiness to the party concerned. Lack or absence of basic respect is a huge sign of a toxic relationship

Unreciprocated efforts; This is the bedrock of toxic relationships toxic relationships are generally one-sided. In a relationship where one party gives all the love, care, support: without any valid reciprocation from the other is a glaring signal of toxic vibes. Toxic relationships are usually in the form of ‘’ALL TAKE, NO GIVE’’ if you find yourself in a relationship with this feature, you are most likely in a toxic relationship.

There are many more signals but these points shared to do a great job in listing the most accurate and concise signs in identifying toxic relationships.

It is worthy to note that not all toxic relationships are caused by toxic people, a couple of times it could be as a result of; Compatibility, individual differences, misplaced priorities, lack of understanding, intolerance, naivety, and no proper enlightenments and past experiences. These and more we would talk about on the next post. Keep refreshing the page, it’d be here soon!! 😀😀

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A Guide to Edinburgh’s Night Life

For those in the UK who are dreaming of a nearby getaway, this article will revisit to some of edinburg’s best spots to take a city break.

Apart from gorgeous cafes, historic architecture, and boutique hotels, Edinburgh actually has a wide variety of nightlife that caters to a wide variety of preferences. During the current pandemic, many of these places might still be closed to visitors but will hopefully be up and running again soon.

While this is by no means a comprehensive list of what the Edinburgh night scene has to offer, here’s a quick overview of some wonderful spots to help you plan an exciting nighttime adventure:

Grosvenor Maybury Casino

Housed in an original Art Deco building, The Maybury is located only a mile away from Edinburgh Airport. As well as traditional casino games such as American roulette, blackjack, three-card poker, the casino has a large selection of video slot machines, which Gala Spins notes have become a staple in brick-and-mortar casinos. The casino features £4,000-jackpot slot machines and hosts Texas Hold’em cash games and tournaments six days a week. If you’re feeling hungry, there are also some relaxed dining options such as the Charleston Restaurant as well as the Madison Bar which is a great place to watch live sports.

Pilgrim Bar

Located in the Cowgate area, Pilgrim Bar is a vintage-inspired bar that features a totally unique interior. The highlight of the space is the bar lined with old school suitcases, along with 1930’s cinema seating along one wall and original 1950’s sinks in the women’s toilets. There are also walls lined with vintage wooden doors and reclaimed wood, alongside quirky lighting fixtures. Depending on the week, they also host quiz nights and karaoke events for those looking for additional entertainment. If you’re feeling up to it the next day, you can visit some nearby vintage shops compiled by The Green Editor, as Edinburgh is also known for its extensive secondhand scene.

Checkpoint

As one of The Times’ ’25 Coolest Restaurants in the UK’, Checkpoint is a hybrid resto-bar and coffee shop that’s inside a beautiful church dating all the way back to 1899. If you’re a fan of minimal furniture, some of the tables are located inside a converted shipping container and illuminated by industrial lighting. The menu is inspired by dishes from around the world, as well as an interesting twist on local favourite, haggis-stuffed pork belly. Depending on your needs, it’s a versatile space for both day and night that offers seating for up to 120 people.

The Bongo Club

If you’re planning to dance the night away, The Bongo Club is a melting pot for creatives of all types. It’s been operating since 1996, under the local arts charity Out Of The Blue. Expect electric performances from live bands, notable DJs, along with the occasional films, theatre events, comedy shows, or art and music events. Prices tend to be lower throughout the week, so it’s well suited for those who are travelling on a budget. It’s decorated with stunning street art installations and graffiti, but it’s truly known for its eclectic mix of reggae, rock, hip-hop, soul, and pop music.

For those who are looking for something more low key, the Royal Observatory offers astronomy evenings for the public to gaze up at the night sky. Group sizes are limited to 10 participants or less and are available throughout the whole year.

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Six Things You Didn’t Know About Jay-Z

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Shawn Corey Carter, aka Jay-Z, has consistently been one of the greatest rappers in the game for more than 20 years. In that span, he’s also established himself as arguably the greatest business success in modern music history. And if that weren’t enough, he’s probably best known to some at the point as Beyoncés husband (and the inspiration for Lemonade).

But with Jay-Z seemingly moving into a quieter phase of his career, we thought now might be a good time to look back on some of the things you might not know about the 22-time Grammy Award winner.

  1. He’s Okay With People Not Recognizing Him

In 2012, a video went viral of Jay-Z having a conversation with an older woman, identified as 67-year-old Ellen Grossman, on a subway. When she asked if he was famous, Jay-Z gave a humble answer.

“Yes. Not very famous, you don’t know me,” said the rapper, smiling sweetly.

Ironically, the video made Grossman herself somewhat famous, at least for a short time. But for fans, it was great to see Jay-Z adopting such a humble and reasonable outlook on his own celebrity status (and its limits!).

  1. He Was Inspired By Marvin Gaye and Donny Hathaway

Jay-Z loves his classic R&B. In 2009, The rapper revealed to MTV that he has been influenced by the likes of Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye since he was a child.

“I grew up around music, listening to all types of people,” explained the producer. “I used to listen to old music like Donny Hathaway, Marvin Gaye and things like that. I’m into music that has soul in it, whether it be rap, R&B, pop music, whatever. As long as I can feel their soul through the wax, that’s what I really listen to.”

It’s a nice reminder that a lot of the most successful people in the industry have widespread appreciation of music history, well beyond their own genres. And frankly it’s no surprise to hear that Jay-Z was so inspired by such talented figures, even if they weren’t hip-hop artists.

  1. He Wrote A Memoir

If you’re a fan, this is probably something you found out about one way or another. Generally though, it’s somewhat surprising how little attention Jay-Z’s memoir seemed to get. He wrote it in 2010 to share his unlikely and remarkable life story, and titled it “Decoded.” It would be nice to see an updated version or fresh book if and when Jay-Z retires from the game altogether, but in the meantime this is a fascinating read for anyone with an interest in the artist.

  1. He’s An Avid Poker Player

It seems we don’t hear as much about celebrity poker these days as we used to, perhaps because poker in general has moved out of the spotlight and onto the internet. With live dealer casino available from Canada, as well as parts of Western Europe, it’s easy enough for people to play online now as well – and it’s easy to imagine some celebrities appreciating that anonymity.

That said, Jay-Z is one of the few modern mega-stars we know to appreciate his time at the tables. He’s been known to bump elbows with some legitimate poker pros, and haas been associated with some celebrity and high-stakes poker games over the years.

  1. He Has a Nightclub in an Airport

You’ve probably heard of the 40/40 Club before – Jay-Z’s famous Manhattan nightclub that generated about as much buzz as any nightclub in history when it opened over 15 years ago. What didn’t get as much attention, however, was the opening of a follow-up club in 2014 – in the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, no less. It’s a new 40/40 Club, combining lavish lounge space with some sports bar-like areas.

  1. He Probably Dated Rosario Dawson

While Jay-Z and Queen B are today’s ultimate power couple, the rapper had a series of flings before settling down. While it was never confirmed by either party, Jay Z was reportedly romantically linked with Rosario Dawson – an actress who’s now rumored to be nearing marriage with New Jersey senator and presidential candidate Cory Booker!

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Swizz Beatz Says He Was in the ‘Wrong Space’ After Calling Out Drake

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June 20, Swizz Beatz appeared on the Zone Radio with Busta Rhymes and spoke about Drake.

He spoke about a song that Busta Rhymes and Drake worked on a long time ago. Swizz Beatz said that the record remained unreleased because Drake could not communicate well enough with Busta Rhymes.

Swizz Beatz said that at the same time he has nothing personal against Drake and if he had anything against Drake he would shoot Drake’s plane out the sky. Busta Rhymes tried to ease the tension by saying that there was no rivalry between him and Drake. He said that Drake really wanted to work with the producer J Dilla.

The song that Busta Rhymes and Drake worked together on is called “Stay Down” and it leaked over a week ago. The next day Swizz Beatz apologized for what he had said about Drake. He said he was drunk during the interview with Busta Rhymes and was in the “wrong space“.
Fans hope for Drake’s tour in 2021


The COVID-19 pandemic hit hard every sphere of life, every industry, and just everyone all over the world. The music industry is no exception. Many singers including Michael Buble, Justin Bieber, Drake, and others, were forced to cancel their tours and shows.

Drake canceled all his concerts and shows for 2020. However, the fans hope that his return to the stage in 2021 will be grand! He released his sixth studio album this year. A new mixtape “Dark Lane Demo Tapes” has 14 songs and is a big hit in Canada and the United States.

He has many new songs that the fans would love to hear in 2021. But before the big venues are open again and before the fans can fill up stadiums to see stars as Drake performs, rumor has it that he might be doing little shows for VIP audiences in Canadian casinos.

Many countries entered phase one of reopening after the pandemic and venues are allowed to accommodate a certain number of people. Reportedly, big stars like Drake will be performing on VIP shows.

Canadian casinos are known for organizing concerts with celebrities and surprising their special guests with great performances. During the party, VIP guests can attend Drake’s performance and play casino games for real money

The parties are said to be wild, fun, and extravagant.

The shows have very strict dress codes, however, the themes vary from classic nights, where the guests show up in tuxedos and nightgowns, to comic book-themed nights where the VIP audiences can dress as their favorite characters. So not only you will see an exclusive performance by Drake, but you might meet Batman, Spiderman, and other iconic characters.

As if this was not enough to be content and have a great time, the organizers go as far as to offer all gambling forms. So, while dressed up as Batman you listen to Drake perform, you can also play poker, roulette, slots, or anything that you wish.


Why Drake’s stellar debut ‘Thank Me Later’ was overshadowed by his own success

There are always people who are discontent with everyone. Drake too has followers who think that these days, he is only good for memes. They say Drake’s social and personal life often overshadows his music and work. Yet, even people who complain about him being “too active” on social media say that the fans should not forget what a great musician he once was.

He became very popular with his song his song “Thank Me Later” in 2010. This song showed the audience that he was capable of more than just Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Drake is one of the founding fathers of new-gen pop-rap and challenges the preconceived notions of what a rapper should be like and sing about. He even has a song without rap ‘Find Your Love’.

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