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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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    “I am a survivor of narcissistic abuse. This is my story”

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    “I can’t look them in the eye”: women on how body confidence affects their sex lives

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    A relationship expert’s advice on how to break up with your partner

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Relationships

The cold hard truth about PDAs, according to psychologists

It feels as if we’re witnessing *very* public displays of affection at every turn, but what do they really tell us about the couples involved?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Dating

How to understand your attachment style and improve your relationships

With advice from clinical psychologist, Dr Soph.

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Alice Porter
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Relationships

A therapist’s guide to curbing your people-pleasing habit once and for all

Including getting better at saying “no” and putting yourself first.

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Charley Ross
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Relationships

6 simple ways to be a sober ally if a friend has given up alcohol

From the founder of the Sober Girl Society.

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Alice Porter
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Hollie Richardson
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Is it OK to share screenshots of dating app conversations?

Badoo has just banned its users from taking screenshots, and we have questions.

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Relationships

Hate arguing with friends? 6 techniques to successfully deal with conflict

These are the best ways to deal with conflict within friendships.

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Alice Porter
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5 women describe their bittersweet post-lockdown reunions with their friends
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Friends reunited: 6 women describe their bittersweet post-lockdown reunions

The lifting of certain restrictions means that gal pals can reunite.

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Charley Ross
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“Deleting my dating apps because...”: what this viral meme really says about us

People have had enough with dating apps, but can we really meet someone IRL?

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Hollie Richardson
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Relationships

Emotional consent could be the answer to bad dating and time wasting

It’s time to speak up about what you want and set some boundaries.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Portrait of two mom women embracing their newborn baby.
Relationships

How pregnancy really feels when you’re in the role of the ‘other mother’

“I experienced a disconnect that I knew I’d have to reconcile as the pregnancy progressed,” says Lotte Jeffs of her wife’s pregnancy.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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How to be a real LGBT ally
Relationships

How to be a (real) ally to the LGBTQ+ community

Not everyone in the world is straight, cis-gendered or even gender binary. Here are some simple ways we can all be better allies to the LGBTQ+ community.

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Emma Goswell and Sam Walker
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Kayleigh Dray
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Relationship in crisis? Watch out for these 4 red flags, says TikTok user

A viral TikTok video has revealed the “four horsemen of the apocalypse” that all couples should watch out for.

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Relationships

8 tips for making new friends when you’re an adult

It doesn't involve friendship dating apps.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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Family & Friends

How to know when it’s time to break up with a friend

Managing our friendships is an important form of self-care

Posted by
Alex Sims
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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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Relationships

So, are we really about to step into the next summer of love?

“People are overestimating how well we’ll all adapt to getting back to dating…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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

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

From masturbation to orgasms to kinks, this is your guide to opening up about sex with your closest friends.

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Alice Porter
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Hollie Richardson
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The latest dating trend will save so many single people from disappointment

People are being more honest about their expectations.

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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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