Keay Nigel

Bio

Keay write sad things on https://medium.com/@keaynigel /\/\ Tweet him @keaynigel, stalk his life on Instagram @keaynigel, see his other works at www.loveiscollective.com, and write to him at nigel@loveiscollective.com /\/\ Keay also writes on Buzzfeed, Lifehack, Medium and Thought Catalog.

It's Not You: The 5 Brutally Honest Reasons Your Ex Broke Up With You

By Keay Nigel
A few days ago, I received fan mail from a guy who had read my last Elite Daily piece, “The Difference Between Needing, Wanting And Loving.” What caught my eye wasn't the length of his email, which was over 2,000 words, but the way he poured his…

When Hate Wins: What It Felt Like Losing You To Your Homophobic Parents

By Keay Nigel
You don't deserve me. You didn't fight for me how I would have fought for you. Not hard enough, at least. You never stood up for us in the face of your menacing parents when they found out about our relationship. When your mother chased me out of…

Here's The Difference Between Wanting, Needing, & Loving Somebody

By Keay Nigel
Recently a close friend called to tell me that she's breaking up with her fiancé, who she has been with for six years. They got engaged just last year and were even planning to buy a new house together. I was surprised because her relationship…

6-Year-Old Girl With Genetic Disorder Teaches Us How To Overcome The Impossible

By Keay Nigel
When Eden Grace was 6 months old, she was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder that was expected to compromise her development; doctors didn’t know if Eden would ever become strong enough to move around on her own. Yet, her parents weren't…

Having A Type Might Be The Reason You're Single This Valentine's Day

By Keay Nigel
Brace yourselves, people. It is the time of the year again, where all your online social networking platforms -- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and etc. -- get flooded by pictures of bouquets, teddy bears, love notes, beautifully packaged chocolates…

Let Go Of The Friends Who Don't Make You A Better Person

By Keay Nigel
We all have a couple of people in our lives who are unhealthy for us, but still, we keep them around so no one has hurt feelings or feels offended. There’s the nosey friend who only cares about gossip, the one who only comes to you for help, the one…

Study Reveals Homophobic Men Are, In Fact, More Likely To Be Gay

By Keay Nigel
Does homophobia have anything to do with homosexual tendencies? Apparently, the answer to this age-old question is an unabashed “yes.” A past study, published by the American Psychological Association, was designed to "investigate whether homophobic…

5 Simple Truths You Need To Keep In Mind As You Embark On The New Year

By Keay Nigel
Most of us look forward to the New Year because we believe it promises new things, new beginnings and new opportunities. A positive outlook is always good. We should always be looking forward. But before you obsess over your 2014 New Year’s…

The 11 Signs Your Boyfriend Is Extremely Low Maintenance

By Keay Nigel
The assumption that men are all low maintenance (or at least, that they’re not as high maintenance as women) is totally invalid, especially in today’s world. Many men are embracing ideals that seem to appeal to feminine concerns: facial creams,…

The 11 Ultimate Rules To Triumphing Workplace Politics

By Keay Nigel
Despite what you may have naively believed, drama doesn't cease the moment you leave school and enter the working world. In fact, it balloons to a greater scale, and metamorphoses into what is known as office politics. The power struggle in the…

The 4 Questions To Ask Yourself When Faced With A Difficult Decision In Life

By Keay Nigel
I think we can all agree that life can be a real b*tch at times, as it puts us in situations that require us to make difficult decisions - decisions that, no matter what, would entail heartache, headache, or both. Some of them require a true…

Trevolta: This Service Will Let You Travel Around The World Via Crowd-Funding

By Keay Nigel
Want to travel all around world but haven't set aside enough money yet?  Well, I have great news for you. Trevolta is a new start-up that aims to help you attract and gain sponsorship for your dream travels. This novel concept is based on the…