Long Reads

All of the long form articles from Stylist to bookmark and read on your commute

Essential advice for anyone worried about being isolated while in a toxic relationship

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    “I had an abortion just before the pandemic and this is how it made me feel”

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    Worried about your parents getting coronavirus?

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    “I lost my job to coronavirus, and I didn’t react the way I thought I would”

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Feeling lonely? Here’s how to beat the 4 types of loneliness

Over nine million Brits say they feel lonely. Here, an expert shares her advice.

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How to curb your spending if lockdown has you shopping for unnecessary things

“I got a child’s teepee for my kid which looked so cosy that I ‘added to basket’ an adult one for myself...”

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From dating to work: how life will change after coronavirus

Will things ever be the same again?

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3 easy vegan recipes that rely on store cupboard essentials

From baked beans to an irresistible lazy dahl.

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“I got ‘the text’ – here’s how I really feel about 12 weeks in isolation”

“I’m confined to my house until mid-June – at the earliest. I can’t even go for a walk. No one can step inside the front door.”

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“I’ve worked from home for 8 years. Here’s my advice on how to stay sane”

“The first thing I need to tell you is that I am writing this in bed…”

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Daisy Buchanan
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Could Animal Crossing be the answer to your coronavirus anxiety?

It’s time to talk about the psychological benefits of playing video games…

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Kayleigh Dray
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The reality of moving in with your partner during coronavirus

“I told myself I’d wait longer this time before I even considered moving in with another partner...”

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Charley Ross
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Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

“As if the current dating landscape wasn’t bad enough...”

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Ashley Manning
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Here’s how you can help small businesses out during the coronavirus crisis

We can all do our bit to contribute, here's how.

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Anna Hart
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“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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How to cope with Mother’s Day if you don’t have a mum

One woman shares her coping mechanisms for getting through a difficult day.

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“What happened when I let my mum take over as my life coach for a week”

Would you ever hand the reins of your life over to your mum...?

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Nicola Appleton
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“I was terrified of becoming a mum – until my son was born”

One writer wasn’t sure she wanted to become a mother – until it actually happened.

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Lucy Fry
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The powerful impact a walk has on your mental health

The National Trust has opened all of its parklands and gardens for free during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kate Leaver
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“Self-isolating with symptoms of coronavirus was nothing like I imagined”

Boris Johnson has declared that people with symptoms, and those they live with, must self-isolate for 14 days.

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Lisa Smosarski
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Women share powerful essays on managing their mental health

Remember: you are not alone.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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22 brilliant articles to read while working from home

Don't say we never treat you.

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7 easy ways to be a kinder person during the coronavirus outbreak

Now more than ever, we need kindness in the world

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“How it feels to be planning a wedding while my mum recovers from cancer”

“What if my mum isn’t here for my wedding?”

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Celia Jones
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