Relationships

Relationship, love and dating news, advice, tips and trends. The latest news and trends as well as opinion pieces and features.

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    Relationships

    10 women tell us (honestly) how important sex is in their relationships

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    Relationships

    How to chat to your friends about sex (without feeling uncomfortable)

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    Dating

    The latest dating trend will save so many single people from disappointment

Latest Stories

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Dating

‘Honesty bombing’ is the refreshing post-lockdown dating trend we actually like

This no-nonsense attitude to dating after the pandemic might be a good thing.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Miquita and Andi Oliver
Family & Friends

Miquita Oliver: 'How cooking with my mum over lockdown transformed our relationship'

The broadcaster on cooking, community, and keeping connected during the pandemic

In partnership with
Dr. Oetker
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Dating

An Instagram-famous serial dater shares her advice on how to have great first date

Serena Kerrigan, host of a IG Live reality dating show, has some expert advice for us all.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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two women in romantic relationship discussing their sex life
Relationships

5 tips for having a comfortable (and productive) chat with your partner about sex

Being honest about your desires, wants and needs with your partner is essential to a healthy relationship - but where do you start?

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Alice Porter
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Charley Ross
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How to put yourself first, and stop saying “yes” to things you don’t want to do

A therapist guides us through how you can curb your people pleasing habit.

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Relationships

“The very best piece of advice I’ve ever been given about finding love”

Stylist readers reveal the hard-won wisdom that has transformed their attitude to relationships.

Posted by
Alice Barraclough
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Relationships

We’re adults now, so why do we still care what our parents think?

Stylist explores the perennial need for parental validation – and how to break free from it.

Posted by
Anita Ghosh
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Family & Friends

Tried-and-tested methods for building a friendship that lasts the test of time

Here's how to make sure your friendships are foolproof.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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First date ideas in London that don't break Tier 3 rules
Dating

6 first date ideas in London that you can do within current lockdown restrictions

Now that dinner and a movie is a thing of the past.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Dating

Sexting is on the rise – but how do women really feel about it?

Do you find sexting fun, sexy, cringeworthy - or all three? We asked women to share their true feelings and sexting experiences over the last 12 months.

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Lauren Geall
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Feeling overwhelmed by friends relying on you for support right now? Try this

Establishing boundaries is crucial during this strange time.

Illustration of couple separated by wall
Relationships

10 unexpected lockdown love stories (including the worst Zoom date ever)

Stylist spoke to 10 women about their lockdown love lives, to find out how they’ve navigated relationships old and new in a pandemic.

Posted by
Elizabeth McCafferty
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Relationships

Exploring the ‘couples’ identity trap’ – and how to avoid it

"You kind of lose who you are because you feel like in a relationship that’s what you should do."

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Relationships

“I became a young carer as a teenager and this is how my life changed”

"Getting out of the house to go to school was like escapism – even though I couldn’t keep up with it."

Posted by
Carly Lewis-Oduntan
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Dating

“How I deal with all the unwanted comments men make about my hair”

Dating men opened one young Black woman up to a host of unsolicited comments and 'compliments' about her hair. This is how she deals with them.

Posted by
Dahaba Ali Hussen
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Relationships

What Mother’s Day is like when you and your mum are not close

Today is Mother's Day, and it can feel inescapable at that this time of year especially if you and your mum aren't close.

Posted by
Michele Theil
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A young woman using smartphone in the city
Relationships

Pick up! What’s with asking permission before calling someone on the phone?

Telephonophobia is on the rise, but why and when did we all start to dread unexpected phone calls?

Posted by
Anita Ghosh
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Isabelle Jani-Friend
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“My mum died when I was a baby, now I wear her clothes to feel close to her”

How rediscovering her mother's old clothes allowed one 23-year old woman to get to know the mum she lost at birth.

Woman lies on sofa swiping and liking profiles on dating app
Dating

“I got a lifetime ban from a dating app – and discovered the sinister world of revenge reporting”

Dating apps are designed to be deleted, but what happens when they delete you first? We look inside the murky world of revenge reporting online.

Posted by
Anna Prendergast
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