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  • Casual sex in lockdown: what are the rules?
    Life

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

  • 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”

  • Lockdown
    Long Reads

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

Latest Stories

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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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.

Posted by
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?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

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

It's back and bigger than ever in quarantine.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Ally Sinyard
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“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?

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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Life

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

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

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Long Reads

Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

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

Posted by
Ashley Manning
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More daters are concerned about the planet
Life

“Thunberging” is the latest dating trend

OkCupid coins dating term "Thunberging" after seeing a 240% increase in mentions of climate change

Posted by
Heloise Wood
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Life

Stashing is the terrible dating trend no one asked for

Another day, another dating trend.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Life

Whelming is the narcissistic dating trend we love to hate

Getting the feeling your disposable? Maybe your potential date is ‘whelming’ you.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Jessica Rapana
Published

Arm yourself: all the dating trends you need to know for 2020

“I’ve been glamboozled.”

Life

This is the day of the year you’re most likely to download a dating app

‘Dating Sunday’ is fast approaching.

Posted by
Natalie Cornish
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Life

First it was ghosting, now we're being glamboozled. What is this latest dating trend?

All dressed up with nowhere to go?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Life

Why men don’t message first on Tinder, according to science

Researchers set out to discover why men and women use dating apps differently

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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modern dating shelby lorman
People

Hilarious illustrations perfectly capture the stress of modern dating

Cult illustrator Shelby Norman is a woman after our own hearts.

Posted by
Shelby Lorman
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Intuitive dating: the answer to dating burnout?
Life

What is intuitive dating, and why are so many people talking about it?

The new approach will help to take the stress out of your search for love.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Dogfishing: the latest millennial dating trend
Life

Dogfishing is the new millennial dating trend

Beware those puppy dog eyes...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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These are the best (and worst) UK cities to be single in, apparently

Do you agree with the results?

Life

Should a relationship be based on your apocalypse strategy? Tinder thinks so

Swipe Night could be the way forward...

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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