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

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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

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

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Relationships

Brace yourself for the return of whirlwind romance because it’s coming in hot

Dating in 2022 is all about fast-forwarding the early stages.

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Amy Beecham
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Relationships

The death of ‘situationships’ is among the top 4 dating trends set to be big in 2022

Your dating life is about to get a whole lot more interesting after reading this.

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Leah Sinclair
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Hard-ball dating: why being direct about what you want is 2022’s biggest relationship trend
Relationships

“Hard-ball dating” will save you so much precious time on dates

This trend may be the solution to all those mismatched relationships.

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Amy Beecham
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Relationships

A new dating trend is changing how people feel about being single

According to Bumble, more people are remaining consciously single and being more mindful and intentional about how they approach dating.

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Leah Sinclair
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Leah Sinclair
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5 women on the weird, inappropriate and boring questions they hate being asked on a date

The questions range from the banal to the bizarre and everything in between.

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Relationships

‘Voicefishing’ is a thing – and it’s happening on some of your favourite dating apps

We spoke to three relationship experts about what it is, how to detect it, and how you might be doing it without realising.

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Leah Sinclair
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Life

Have you been soft ghosted? Here’s how to tell

The disappearing act is back with a vengeance.

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Megan Murray
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Relationships

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

People have had enough with dating apps, but can we really meet someone IRL?

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Hollie Richardson
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Relationships

Emotional consent could be the answer to bad dating and time wasting

It’s time to speak up about what you want and set some boundaries.

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Hollie Richardson
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Relationships

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

“People are overestimating how well we’ll all adapt to getting back to dating…”

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Anna Prendergast
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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.

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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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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Lockdown
Dating

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

One writer shares her concerns about dating this autumn.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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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

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.

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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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Hollie Richardson
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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.

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.

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Megan Murray
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