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Casual sex in lockdown: what are the rules?

How the sex ban sparked a debate about “casual” and “established” relationships

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Hollie Richardson
  • Lockdown
    Dating

    What do the lockdown rules really mean for single people and dating?

  • Gizzi Erskine sex podcast on Spotify.
    Podcasts

    Gizzi Erskine’s new podcast is the sex education we need in 2020

  • I’m Thinking of Ending Things on Netflix
    Film

    Netflix’s new horror speaks volumes about dating so-called “nice guys”

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Race filters create a safer experience for Black women on dating apps
Opinion

“Why filters on dating apps make Black women like me feel safer online”

One writer explores the benefit of Hinge's new race filters.

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Habiba Katsha
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An image of a couple laughing in their new home
Life

Scientists say this is the secret to a successful relationship

It turns out personality doesn’t matter *quite* as much as we thought.

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Lauren Geall
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Charlize Theron
People

Charlize Theron’s discussion with her daughters about “dating herself” is a refreshing listen

The actor spoke on the InCharge with DVF podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lockdown
Long Reads

“How a lockdown romance helped me face my fear of dating”

Have our attitudes to finding new relationships really changed because of the pandemic?

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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The big problem with those Jodie Comer rumours

The hashtag #JodieComerIsOverParty recently went viral due to rumours the actor is dating a man called James Burke.

Two people holding hands
Life

There are 3 different types of attachment style. Which one are you?

Plus, what your attachment style could mean for your relationship.

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Lauren Geall
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Dating in lockdown.
Life

Lockdown dating: why people are feeling the fear over meeting up in real life

FOMU is the new dating buzzword many people are experiencing right now.

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Hollie Richardson
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A woman on a virtual date
Life

8 virtual date ideas for couples separated in lockdown

Make your next Zoom call one to remember.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“Last year I froze my eggs, but now my life is frozen, too”

One woman who froze her eggs before losing her job due to the pandemic discusses how she's having to adapt her plans.

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Georgina Hinds
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Life

How moon phasing is affecting our love lives

Are you moon phasing or star-cross eyed? These astrological dating trends are set to be big in 2020.

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Megan Murray
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Life

This is why the dating scene is actually thriving in lockdown

We're having longer conversations and more meaningful connections... is this what a generation of mindless swipers needed?

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Megan Murray
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Megan Murray
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Why love bombing is the most toxic thing to happen to dating in lockdown

It's back and bigger than ever in quarantine.

When is Too Hot To Handle released on Netflix?
Life

Netflix’s Too Hot To Handle looks bonkers, and we’re so here for it

It’s basically Love Island, but with more robots and far stricter rules about physical contact...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

“I feel lacklustre about love - why can’t I be bothered with dating apps right now?”

With dating app use soaring and first dates happening over video chat, it seems there’s still hope for love during coronavirus. So why can't I be bothered?

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Ally Sinyard
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Life

Soft ghosting is the online dating trend that just won’t quit

We now have a name for this all-too-familiar behaviour.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Mindful dating
Life

4 small things you can do everyday to benefit your relationship

Self-isolating with a partner? This technique could be what you need.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

How to keep the magic alive when you’re self-isolating with a partner

Working from home in your pyjamas and eight day old hair is hardly conducive to romance, is it?

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Megan Murray
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Life

Are these obscure dating trends getting worse while we self-isolate?

Coronavirus is changing the way we date, but old habits die hard.

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Megan Murray
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Ashley Manning
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Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

“As if the current dating landscape wasn’t bad enough...”

Why we need to shout about ‘green flags’ in relationships as well as red ones
Life

This is the secret to successful self-isolation with a partner

Spoiler: it's not going to be easy

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Aiden Wynn
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