Jamaica Observer http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/ JamaicaObserver.com, the most concise and in-depth website for news coverage on Jamaica and the Caribbean. Updated daily 7 days a week, 24 hours a day en-us copyright Jamaica Observer, 2011 Post break-up analysis http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Post-break-up-analysis Let’s face it, break-ups are tough! But what’s even tougher is the aftermath of the break-up – dealing with the questions, the loneliness, can be a bit overwhelming at times. But psychotherapist Craig McNally says there is a light at the end of the tunnel. All Woman Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:44:26 GMT 5 things you should never give up for a relationship http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/5-things-you-should-never-give-up-for-a-relationship When entering a relationship you will be told that compromise is important. However, some compromises are not possible. Craig McNally, local psychotherapist, shares five things that you should not be willing to give up once you have entered into a romantic relationship. All Woman Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:24:41 GMT Young & Green http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Picture-Perfect_19221043 Introducing Sidonny Folkes, three, and Rittane Stewart, nine months. All Woman Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT We want guardianship of this child in need http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/We-want-guardianship-of-this-child-in-need_19219717 Q: Dear Mrs Macaulay, All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Vows - Right by Your Side http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Vows---Right-by-Your-Side_19219918 I found a dream that I can speak to; All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT The places predators are likely to be hiding http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-places-predators-are-likely-to-be-hiding_19219786 SUMMER is in full swing and the children are relishing every moment of it. But in the midst of all the fun that kids are having, parents must understand that security measures for their children need to be stepped up, as the supervision they would have while in school is far less, making them easier prey for paedophiles and other predators. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Laurette Adams Thomas - The change agent http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/LAURETTE-ADAMS-THOMAS---The-change-agent_19220134 SHE can't stomach the idea of monotony, and she's innovative, creative, loves the performing arts, has a passion for the social services, and is committed to being an agent of change. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT Blind date horror stories http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Blind-date-horror-stories_19219874 IF you haven't been on one, at some point in your life you would have heard about someone who has, or resisted being convinced to go out with or meet someone you know zilch about. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT The kinds of guys who aren't worth your time http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/The-kinds-of-guys-who-aren-t-worth-your-time_19219078 SOME people advise when dating that you should give each guy who approaches you a fair chance of expressing himself to try and win you over. But while balance is always good, there are some men you should never waste a second of your time with, because they're simply not worth it. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT I just need to be loved http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/I-just-need-to-be-loved_19219718 Q: Dear Counsellor, All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Struggling with monogamy http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Struggling-with-monogamy_19219953 PENGUINS are deemed to be largely monogamous, and mammals like gibbons and wolves mate for life. However, humans seem to have great difficulty staying loyal to their mates, and many struggle with monogamy. The divorce rate is high and often you hear of infidelity being the main reason for couples breaking up. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT How safe are roots tonic drinks? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/How-safe-are-roots-tonic-drinks-_19219158 Q: Dear Donovan, All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT What causes missed periods? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/What-causes-missed-periods-_19219117 WOMEN have different attitudes towards their monthly periods; some hate it because of the inconvenience and the associated side effects, while others don't feel whole without it. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT Can you reshape your body? http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Can-you-reshape-your-body-_19219987 BACK in the 90s it was all about the Coca-Cola bottle shape, and today many women seem to be obsessed with the idea of a muscular body like that of Serena Williams. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT On becoming a woman http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/On-becoming-a-woman_19218552 When can I expect my daughter to have her first period? I read somewhere that it will happen about two years after she gets breasts. Is this true? I had mine at 12. I just want to be prepared. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT Cervical incompetence http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Cervical-incompetence_19219993 RECURRENT miscarriages in the second trimester of pregnancy can be a result of cervical incompetence or weakness. All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT Trending: Minimalism http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Trending--Minimalism_19219598 Whether it's for closet therapy or a wardrobe rejuvenation, we look to the fashion capitals each season for inspiration and hot new trends. Black, white, and blush are the dominant shades of summer, and for those of us who must have colour, pastel hues and exuberant colour schemes are making a case for the months leading up to Fall. In addition, luxurious fabric themes that include chic chiffons and lusty lace form the perfect frame for these polished designs. With a keen eye for worldly trends, and the determination to compete with the giants, our local designers prove we can do it too. With figure-flattering looks from the runway, and designs to rival the best of the best, AW Fashion wraps our CFW runway recall. Local Lifestyle Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT Little People Pix - July 27 http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Little-People-Pix_19220278 Miracle baby All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT AW Feedback - July 20 Issue http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Feedback_19219925 Zahra Burton's metamorphosis All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT AW Poll Results - Haters http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/AW-Poll-Results---Haters_19220260 We asked: All Woman Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:00:00 GMT Caribbean sex workers trained in advocacy for health care rights http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Caribbean-sex-workers-trained-in-advocacy-for-health-care-rights Thirty sex workers from six Caribbean countries are now better equipped to advocate for their right to appropriate health care and to help their peers to do the same. All Woman Fri, 24 Jul 2015 01:08:22 GMT Women with Alzheimer's may face faster decline than men http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Women-with-Alzheimer-s-may-face-faster-decline-than-men Women with Alzheimer's may face a swifter mental decline than men with the same condition, but researchers are not sure why, according to a study released this week at US a medical conference. All Woman Fri, 24 Jul 2015 01:17:59 GMT Honeymoon from hell http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/Honeymoon-from-hell YOUR honeymoon is supposed to be one of the best times of your life, after all you’ve publicly expressed your unending love to your partner, vowed to spend eternity with them, and now it’s time to start life together with a bang. All Woman Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:46 GMT Dealing with a jealous ex http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/How-to-deal-with-a-jealous-ex As nasty as the break-up was, you still found the strength to move on. But wait, your ex is not quite ready to do the same! Not only are they not willing to turn their back on the relationship, but they are also jealous of the new man in your life. We all know that jealousy is a powerful emotion, and Craig McNally, psychotherapist, shares three ways you can deal with that jealous ex of yours. All Woman Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:51:27 GMT 5 things men do after you break up with them http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/magazines/allwoman/5-things-men-do-after-you-break-up-with-them Despite popular belief, women are not the only ones who react negatively after the dissolution of a romantic relationship. Richie Drenz, romance author, shares the ways men deal with break-ups. All Woman Wed, 22 Jul 2015 05:40:11 GMT