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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

    “The films have it all wrong, this is what it’s really like to experience heartbreak”

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    Dating

    Have you been “orbited”? This annoying dating trend takes ghosting to another level

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Dating as an highly sensitive person: 3 ways being a HSP can affect your love life
Relationships

3 ways being a highly sensitive person can affect your love life (in a good way)

Dating as an HSP is an all-round deeper experience.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Family & Friends

What is ‘dry socialising’? Meet the women ditching alcohol to save their friendships

What happens when alcohol starts to creep into our friendships?

Posted by
Lola Christina Alao
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Dating

“Negging” is everywhere on dating apps, here’s how to spot the toxic trend

Swiping left and right will never be the same.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Dating

Women who don't drink tell us what ‘dry dating’ is really like

Drinking alcohol on the first few dates is a thing of the past for these women.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Leah Sinclair
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Not all narcissists are the same – here are the 5 different types to look out for

From overt to parasitic, this TikTok breaks them all down.

Dating in 2022: “Oystering” is the new relationships trend singles are embracing for the new year
Dating

This clever new dating trend promises to help you shake the post break-up blues

“Oystering” is all about reconnecting with what you want.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Narcissistic relationships: how to identify the 4 subtle steps a narcissist takes before invading your life
Relationships

These are the 4 subtle steps a narcissist will take before invading your life

A psychologist explains the covert phases of narcissistic control.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Relationships

This is the best way to respond to someone gaslighting you, according to a therapist

Shut them down with these responses.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult – according to psychology experts
Relationships

Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

It sows the seeds of crippling self-doubt.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Relationship psychology: a neuropsychologist explains why feeling bored in your relationship isn’t a bad thing
Relationships

Why feeling bored or jealous in your relationship is completely normal

A psychologist dispels the relationship myths that aren’t as unhealthy as we think.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Women share the most important advice they have been given on break-ups
Relationships

8 women share the best advice they ever received about breakups

“Let go of the need for closure” and other pearls of wisdom.

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Anita Ghosh
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Bec Oakes
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“Is it normal to miss old friends this much or am I too emotionally attached?”

Psychologists explain why we still reminisce about old former friends.

People in relationship embracing
Relationships

Is it really that important to have lots in common with your partner?

Are shared values, goals are hobbies necessary for a harmonious relationship? Here, Stylist readers share their thoughts.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
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Dating

Tinder says this is the best (and busiest) day to be on a dating app in January

‘Dating Sunday’ is just around the corner.

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
Published
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Relationships

“How sleeping with my ex during lockdown helped me finally get over him”

Can sex with your ex close the chapter for good?

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Anonymous
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Relationships

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

"If I had it my way I just wouldn’t have sex at all"

Posted by
Amerley Ollennu
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Relationships

Brace yourself for the return of whirlwind romance because it’s coming in hot

Dating in 2022 is all about fast-forwarding the early stages.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Family & Friends

Why we still need to watch out for trauma dumping in families, even at Christmas

If you’re the family member always charged with keeping the peace, read this.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Leah Sinclair
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What it’s like to be betrayed by your best friend

“It’s just scary to think you can have someone like that who’s close to you.”

Friendship ghosting: “I haven’t replied to my friends’ messages for over a year. Now I want to get back in touch”
Relationships

“I’ve ghosted my friends for over a year – now I want them back”

Looking to repair the digital rifts of the past year? Read this.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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