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'I asked MAFS star Lucinda Light to solve 3 relationship dilemmas, and her answers did not disappoint.'

This season of Married At First Sight gave us many gifts: too many cheating scandals to count, ongoing jokes about Jack's omnipresent nipples, and above all, the gift of Lucinda Light.

From her flowery vocabulary (or Lucinda-isms) to her cheeky humour and banter with experiment partner Timothy Smith, Lucinda became a highlight of the 2024 season.

She departed the experiment at the last Commitment Ceremony which means the show will lack a bit of Lucinda's magic until her return for the two-part reunion. 

Until then, we've chatted with the wonderful woman herself to get her priceless advice on some relationship lessons she's learned. There's a reason she's rumoured to be joining the expert panel (a claim she addressed with us in another interview) because the MC and celebrant is truly a flowing fountain of knowledge. 

Lucinda Light on the key ingredients needed for a healthy relationship:

"A big one that comes to mind is to cherish each other," she said. "When I say cherish, I mean be really grateful for each other, accept each other, continue to look for the best in each other, support one another, and have each other's back. 

"I think loyalty and celebration of one another, they're all really pivotal ingredients to any relationship and I can only speak from my long-standing friendships and family members. That's one of the pivotal pieces that keeps relationships flourishing.

Lucinda and her newfound bestie, Timothy. Image: Nine. 


"I still haven't been successful in finding that long-standing soulmate in love. I know that's coming for me. I've been on a deep soul search. But what I've come to realise is that it's very hard to hold that space for somebody if you haven't built it for yourself. You have to love yourself, cherish yourself, be your own best friend, all of that, before you can do that for another.

"Although I think you can learn to do that through each other, it shouldn't stop you from being in a relationship. But it does need to be at the core something that you come back to, learn about acceptance of yourself, acceptance of one another."

Lucinda Light's advice for someone dealing with divorce or a breakup:

"I've had plenty of heartbreak in my life," she said. "I've seen my parents go through a messy divorce. I think the most powerful journey you can go on — after a huge goodbye and severing of a relationship — is to really explore and come to peace with yourself. It's the most marvelous revenge to go be your fabulous self. 

"I recommend a soul-searching journey for anybody that has said goodbye to a long-standing relationship. Go find yourself, go make peace with yourself, go love yourself, and go be as fabulous as you possibly can be."


She is the moment! Image: Nine. 

Lucinda Light's biggest red flags in a relationship: 

"A big red flag would be somebody that hasn't really made peace with themselves, they're not on their passion path, and they're projecting out rather than looking within. 

"Somebody that is not in celebration of me or whoever they were [dating]. I can think of a million red flags to be honest. I think genuinely it's somebody who just doesn't know who they are. That's the biggest red flag for me." 

Feature image: Nine.