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    5 signs that you are putting yourself first and no longer people-pleasing in your relationship

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Dating

Why ordering an ‘angel shot’ could help you if you feel unsafe on a date

Like ‘Ask for Angela’, this phrase is worth knowing.

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Leah Sinclair
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Relationships

What is “dawn dating”? Say hello to 2022’s cost-effective dating trend

Late-night dinners are out and early morning coffees are in.

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Leah Sinclair
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Relationships

“Why do I always feel the need to ‘fix’ people in my relationships?”

Having the urge to help others can be a wonderful thing – but it can also become a problem.

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Lauren Geall
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Where to go on a first date in London: your guide to the city’s best spots for romance, fun and adventure
Dating

Love in the city: your ultimate guide to a great first date in London

Where to go and what to do, explained.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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These are the subtle signs you’re in an enmeshed relationship – and what it really means for you

What to do when your friend, family member or partner goes beyond being “needy”.

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Relationships

7 signs you are expecting too much from your relationship

It’s time to get real.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Dating

Hold on, are people really vabbing to try to attract a partner?

Vabbing involves using vaginal fluids as perfume to attract a partner.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Are you becoming a screenshot friend?
Relationships

Why relying on memes could be jeopardising your friendships

We’re all guilty of it sometimes, but can an over-reliance on memes undermine your friendships?

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Katie Rosseinsky
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Manipulative relationships: how to spot them
Dating

8 signs you’re in a manipulative relationship

How to spot the signs of manipulation and what to do next.

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Meg Walters
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Dating

Decision fatigue could be messing with your love life – here’s how to combat it

From constant swiping on dating apps to second-guessing your choices, here’s how decision fatigue could be impacting your dating life.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Dating

Why you and your partner’s mental health might be ‘syncing up’ more than you realise

This takes a meeting of the minds to a whole new level.

Posted by
Meg Walters
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Lauren Geall
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Why a quick ‘check-up’ could be exactly what your relationship needs

A new study has revealed the benefits of “regular health maintenance” in long-term relationships.

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Dating

A practical, unsexy guide to dating after a long-term relationship

Nervous about putting yourself out there after a long break? Read this.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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How to make a holiday romance last longer, according to two relationship experts
Dating

Fallen in love on holiday? Here’s how to stop it from fizzling out

Holiday romances don’t *have* to be doomed. Here’s how to make them work.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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“Every friendship group has a middle person, this is what it's like to be one”
Relationships

“Every friendship group has a middle person – this is what it's like to be one”

The pressure and pride of being the ‘glue friend’.

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Relationships

Why it’s time to retire ‘punching above your weight’ as a concept

Obsessing over ‘imbalance’ could be damaging your relationship.

Posted by
Katie Rosseinsky
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Dating

Why developing ‘romantic nostalgia’ may be the key to long-term love

“Remember our first date?”

Posted by
Meg Walters
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Relationships

Ask Billie: “I’m so sick of dating apps – how can I meet people in real life?”

Dating app fatigue is real, but is it still possible to have a meet-cute IRL?

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Billie Bhatia
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Leah Sinclair
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8 signs you have an insecure partner, according to an expert

The signs you really should be looking out for.

Leo season 2022: the key to dating success throughout July, whatever your star sign
Dating

Welcome to Leo season: what the latest astrological shift means for you

Turns out, it’s the best time to date (even if you’re not a Leo).

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Amy Beecham
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