The Tiff Weekly

A newsletter about love, loss, finding meaning and some of the messier sides of life.
Created 02 May 2019
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  • My book cover is here and PRE-ORDER
    17 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 4 4
    Do you have a story that you are scared to tell? From today, you can pre-order mine. In the introduction, I called it ‘the story I don’t want to tell’. Yet, it’s a story I’ve wanted to tell very badly...
  • Dear Tiff: I'm sooo unhappy in my job
    10 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 4 4
    Dear Tiff, I am soooo unhappy in my current job. In fact, I’ve decided I want out of my current career altogether and make a career transition. This of course doesn’t happen overnight and I am in the ...
  • The thought of getting ill so I can't work fills me with terror and that's not ok
    03 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 7 4
    It all started yesterday with the slightest soreness in the throat and I panicked as I felt the tingling beginnings of a cold. I told my dad (an avid ‘skimmer’ of this newsletter) that perhaps I won’t...
  • Dear Tiff: How do I rebuild my social life after a break up?
    27 Oct 2021 • 7 min read • 5 0
    Dear Tiff, My boyfriend and I broke up recently. This is not about him but about the realisation that the break up has led me to have about my social life. I'm a sociable person and not short of frien...
  • Got a problem?
    20 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Sorry not sorry that the newsletter is later today than usual but I was writing my first ever article on the subject of sex 🍆 😉 for The iPaper. I love writing opinion pieces for The i and see what e...
  • I'll forever be a younger sibling
    13 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Welcome new subscribers! It’s lovely to have you here. As I suspect many of you are here because Shani Silver was kind enough to have me on her podcast, here’s some previous newsletters you may be int...
  • 3 things that make looking for love suck
    06 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    My days of writing about single life may be numbered and I wrote about how no longer being single felt like a loss, but I’m not done with the topic yet. It’s always tempting to romanticise the past an...
  • The vulnerability of admitting you don’t want to be alone
    29 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 9 0
    I’m back from my break and a warm welcome to my new subscribers! It’s a joy to have you here. I’m struggling a bit with the cold and being back from my holiday in Greece, but I’m also pumped to be wri...
  • Out of office
    01 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    In the spirit of this newsletter’s love of a counter-narrative, while it’s customary to take August off, I’m choosing September as the time to take my break. I abandoned office life many years ago and...
  • I’m a hypocrite
    25 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    There are lots of problems that come with writing about your life on the internet, but today I’m going to talk about the problem of when you’re a hypocrite. Here’s my confession… In December 2019, in ...
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