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Women are using the red flag emoji to air their dating frustrations – and they’re all so relatable

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    “What my favourite films taught me about being in love”

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    The cold hard truth about love at first sight, according to psychologists

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    How to tell a relationship red flag from an amber one – and what to do about them

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How to avoid carrying ‘baggage’ from an old relationship into a new one

A relationships expert shares her top tips.

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Lauren Geall
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This viral Instagram illustrator is turning our weird and wonderful dates into brilliant comics
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This Instagram illustrator is turning our weird dates into brilliant comics

“I decided to leave in the middle of the night, taking gallons of juice.”

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Amy Beecham
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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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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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Hollie Richardson
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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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The latest dating trend will save so many single people from disappointment

People are being more honest about their expectations.

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Hollie Richardson
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‘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.

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Megan Murray
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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.

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Alice Porter
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First date ideas in London that don't break Tier 3 rules
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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.

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Hollie Richardson
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“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.

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Dahaba Ali Hussen
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“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.

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Anna Prendergast
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“When can I see my partner again?” What the lockdown roadmap means for couples living apart

In the aftermath of Boris Johnson's announcement, Stylist takes a closer look at what the current plans mean for couples who live in separate households.

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“Are people really flirting with me more in lockdown?”

One single writer explains the power of eye contact.

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Hollie Richardson
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The subtle breakup sign people use all the time, according to science

It’s all to do with the way they speak.

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Lauren Geall
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“It was like romantic whiplash”: two women’s experiences of apocalypsing, the dating trend of 2020

Stylist looks further into the more troublesome side of dating every partner like it's your last.

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Charley Ross
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Netflix and astrology: the top conversations for virtual dates this year

Research by the network app Bumble reveals our go-to dating chat.

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Anna Brech
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Why this emoji sums up dating in the age of Covid-19

All hail the most-used icon on Tinder this year.

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Anna Brech
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This virtual activity has been hailed for securing a second date in lockdown

Would you try it?

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Megan Murray
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“Dear Black women, love exists for us too and I can prove it”

Author Lisa Bent on her search for love, via several dating apps, and how being single inspired her new book

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Dating in lockdown: what do the new tier 2 rules mean for single people?

“I’ve basically been banned from dating…”

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Hollie Richardson
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