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Women who don’t drink tell us what “dry dating” is really like

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Leah Sinclair
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    Is decision fatigue messing with your love life? Here’s what to do about it

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    This is the toxic personality to avoid dating – and we know how to spot them

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    “What happened when I found out my boyfriend was the Tinder Swindler”

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5 expert tips on forging (and maintaining) a healthy relationship with dating apps

Dating apps can be a great place to meet new people – but they can also take their toll on your mental health.

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Lauren Geall
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Ever wondered why opposites attract? this therapist breaks down why

Dr Krista Johnson breaks down the 2 core personality types – and why one dating the other could be the key to relationship success.

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Leah Sinclair
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Sitting on the fence in a relationship is easy – but here’s why it’s more dangerous than you think

Here’s how to identify and do something about it.

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Meg Walters
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The 3 reasons why more people are choosing to stay single in the UK

Do you find yourself avoiding relationships? There may be a reason.

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Meg Walters
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Katy Harrington
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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.

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“We never argue!”: why it’s time to stop seeing disagreements as a bad thing in relationships

Arguments can spell the end of a relationship, but they can also be an important part of one, too.

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Lauren Geall
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7 major deal-breakers that could spell the end of a relationship

New research has unveiled the most common undesirable characteristics people *aren’t* looking for in a partner.

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Lauren Geall
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Found yourself stuck in a dating rut? This helpful trend could give you a fresh perspective

Refresh your approach to dating this Valentine’s Day with the help of ‘reincar-dating’.

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Lauren Geall
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How the gamification of online dating could actually be hurting our chances of finding love
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The one thing about online dating that could be keeping you single

They say love is a game, but should it be?

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Amy Beecham
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A comprehensive glossary of all the dating terms you need to know in 2022 and beyond

With so many dating terms circulating on the internet, we’ve listed them all to keep you in the loop.

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Leah Sinclair
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The Tinder Swindler: this million-dollar scam might be Netflix’s juiciest true crime yet
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The Tinder Swindler is love bombing in action – here’s how to identify it IRL

Dating expert Abi Blears breaks down the 5 ways to spot a love bomber – and they’ll shock you.

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Leah Sinclair
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Leah Sinclair
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The dating app that’s changing the landscape for people who don’t want children

Kindred is a new dating app that aims to offer a “fresh solution to those seeking kid-free relationships”.

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2 women share what it’s really like to deal with shyness while dating

“I’m always overthinking about how I should behave and I’m never completely present in the moment.”

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

If you’ve ever wondered why an ex is still watching your social media after they’ve ghosted or broken up with you, then this TikTok is for you.

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

Swiping left and right will never be the same.

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Leah Sinclair
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Dating in 2022: “Oystering” is the new relationships trend singles are embracing for the new year
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This clever new dating trend promises to help you shake the post break-up blues

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

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

‘Dating Sunday’ is just around the corner.

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Priyankaa Joshi
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Why am I being ghosted? These are the personality types most likely to ghost you after a date, according to psychology
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These are the personality types that are most likely to ghost you

These are the toxic traits to watch out for.

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Amy Beecham
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Amy Beecham
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Why it’s time to stop dating the person that’s done everything

“It was all about showing how much better he was than me.”

Dating: how to navigate the pressure of ‘cuffing season’ as a single woman
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4 women on how they really feel about being single during ‘cuffing season’

“I start second-guessing myself when it comes to dating.”

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Amy Beecham
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