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

  • Drawing of a man and a woman
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    Emotional consent could be the answer to bad dating and time wasting

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

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Relationships

10 unexpected lockdown love stories (including the worst Zoom date ever)

Stylist spoke to 10 women about their lockdown love lives, to find out how they’ve navigated relationships old and new in a pandemic.

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Elizabeth McCafferty
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Woman lies on sofa swiping and liking profiles on dating app
Dating

“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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Dating in lockdown.
Relationships

“Why I’ve finally hit a brick wall with dating in this damn pandemic”

Despite her best dating efforts, Stylist’s Hollie Richardson has finally hit a brick wall in the third lockdown.

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Hollie Richardson
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Man and woman online dating
Relationships

“Hardballing, slow dating, astrolove”: we finally have some positive new dating trends

At last, some good news about the online dating scene.

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

One writer shares her concerns about dating this autumn.

Casual sex in lockdown: what are the rules?
Life

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

What actually makes a relationship considered to be “established”?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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.

Posted by
Habiba Katsha
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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?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Astrology

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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Posted by
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.

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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?

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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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
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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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