Long Reads

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

“I went to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop London summit – and it was one hell of a ride”

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    What is endometriosis? A gynaecologist answers our most common questions

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    What is HPV? An expert answers our most Googled questions

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    Why being ghosted is so painful, even if you barely know the person

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“What cheating on my partner taught me about love and relationships”

One writer explains what she learned from having a secret affair.

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Helen Fear
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Trump literally tweeted every 88 seconds during his impeachment trial

The president has now broken his own Twitter record.

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Nell Frizzell
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“My postpartum psychosis made me believe I was Cameron Diaz”

"I looked at my husband thinking, 'You lucky bastard. You get to have sex with Cameron Diaz.'”

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Jen Wight
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These medical breakthroughs could change smear tests forever

Could a cervical screening revolution finally be here?

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Sarah Graham
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“Why I had to cut my dad out of my life for my mental health”

“Family is a privilege, not a right.”

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The unexpected joys of becoming a godparent

“This is a life-long relationship. It’s a slow-burn, no flashes in the pan. I want to be significant in her life.”

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Beth Edwards
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Learning this skill could dramatically improve our romantic relationships

We're often told that communication is the key to maintaining good relationships, but how can we better listeners?

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Kate Murphy
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“I was stalked by my ex, but people mistook it for romantic flattery”

Rom-coms tell us that being pursued is the sign of true romantic love. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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Katie Bishop
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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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A guide to safeguarding your mental health at work

Advice on what you deserve, who to talk to and what to do.

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Megan Murray
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Australia bushfires: “I panicked when I couldn’t get hold of my family”

Australian woman Ruby Thomas recalls the moment she realised the bushfires had reached her hometown.

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Jessica Rapana
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True crime is changing, but is it for the better?

For far too long, true crime podcasts, documentaries, TV shows and books have told their stories from the perpetrator's perspective.

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“My miscarriages were traumatic, but we never talk about the loss”

Nearly a third of women suffer from post-traumatic stress after a miscarriage. We need to open up the conversation.

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Amy Swales
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“My flat is full of sentimental tat – and I have no desire to declutter”

If you remove everything that doesn’t spark joy right in this moment, you might just live to regret it.

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Rosie Mullender
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What a major breakup in my 30s taught me about female friendship

“I was 32, single and starting again. But I knew I wasn’t alone”

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Natalie Cornish
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Harriet Chavasse, 31, Retail Manager, Thakeham Furniture, Petworth, West Sussex
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Meet the millennial women dusting down the antiques profession

The world of antiques has long been a male-dominated industry – until now.

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Richard Ginger
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“I’m not having children, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a family”

The proportion of childfree women in the UK has doubled in a decade. Isn’t it about time we redefined what we mean by family?

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Kiran Sidhu
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“The day I found out my boyfriend was a murderer”

“I was physically sick when I found out he’d been lying to me. The person I was in love with was a monster.”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Lucy Scott
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9 rewarding ways to help your local community in 2020

Because it really is cool to be kind.

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How to resist the inevitable peer pressure to drink alcohol

Are you giving up alcohol for Dry January, or aiming to cut back on booze throughout 2020?

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Annie Grace
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