Relationship

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    The unexpected joys of becoming a godparent

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    “I was stalked by my ex, but people mistook it for romantic flattery”

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    “My flat is full of sentimental tat – and I have no desire to declutter”

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best-friends
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What a major breakup in my 30s taught me about female friendship

“I was 32, single and starting again. But I knew I wasn’t alone”

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Natalie Cornish
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divorce
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“What getting divorced before I turned 30 taught me about relationships”

42% of marriages will end in divorce. Here, one woman shares her story.

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Natasha Bell
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Careers

Meet the women who changed careers to pursue a healthier work-life balance

Trading higher salaries for a richer life? We’re convinced.

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Anna Brech
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“This alternative approach to Dry January made me happier and healthier”

After one writer discovered that cutting out alcohol could harm her health, she tried an alternative method...

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Rosie Mullender
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Jennifer Lipman
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Inside the secret lives of the UK’s “chained wives”

“My husband didn’t want to remarry, and he was never going to allow me to, either.”

living with an ex
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“This is what it’s really like to live with an ex”

Nine million Brits have ended up living with an ex after a breakup, but what is the reality of cohabiting with someone you need to move on from?

Posted by
Natasha Gregson
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gaslighting in relationships
Life

Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

We all encounter toxic people at some point in our lives. These tips could help you cope.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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world aids day
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This is what it’s really like dating with HIV

“I’m not a victim. I’m an ordinary, happy person who happens to have HIV.”

Posted by
Verity Sullivan
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coping with grief
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This powerful open letter proves there is no right way to grieve

It’s completely valid to feel disenfranchised grief. Here’s some advice on how to cope.

Posted by
Catherine Renton
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help sleep better
Life

This is why some people sleep better when sharing their bed

Need help falling asleep? Science has the answer.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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robot boyfriend
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Meet the woman building her own robotic boyfriend

Fei Liu is building a robot called Gabriel, coded with messages from her (human) ex-partner.

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Georgia Lewis Anderson
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Deborah Cicurel
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8 ways to move on from a toxic relationship

It can seem impossible to break free – but here's some advice on how to start.

People

FKA Twigs’ reflections on her exes perfectly sum up why break-ups can be empowering

Her comments are a must-read for anyone going through a separation.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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ivf baby
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“I’m starting IVF but I’m not sure if I really want children”

“Why should I give up a career or downgrade for a part-time job because we, as a couple, decide to have a child?”

Posted by
Lyndsey Hunt-Slade
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body dysmorphia
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Living with body dysmorphia: “I don't see myself the way others do”

Like Billie Eilish, writer Millie Milliken has been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder. She shares her story with Stylist.

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Millie Milliken
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Bridget Jones in the rowing boat
Life

The four red flags that will spell trouble in any relationship

A divorce expert has revealed the four red flags that all couples should watch out for.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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polyamorous relationship
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“I have a wife and a girlfriend”: is polyamory the new dating norm in 2019?

Can you love more than one person at once? Charting the surprising rise of polyamory in 2019.

Posted by
Lucy Fry
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People

Selena Gomez’s new song is a self-love anthem for anyone healing after a break-up

The singer has released a new track, and fans think it's her final goodbye to Justin Bieber.

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Jessica Rapana
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Uma Nayer
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“I’m a feminist, but I’ll be fasting for my husband this week”

The Punjabi tradition of Karva Chauth sees women fasting in order to bless their husbands

Pure OCD channel 4
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What it’s really like living with OCD: “I saw danger and possible harm everywhere in my flat”

“Exhausted and unable to sleep one night, I finally admitted to myself that I needed help.”

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Lucy Donoughue
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