Relationship

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

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    Psychologist reveals 3 coping strategies for dealing with toxic relationships

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    This is what it’s really like dating with HIV

Latest Stories

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.

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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.

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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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toxic relationship
Life

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.

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Deborah Cicurel
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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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.

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?”

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Lyndsey Hunt-Slade
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divorce uk
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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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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.

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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.

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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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Life

When does a boyfriend or girlfriend become a ‘partner’?

Your age can say a lot about how we choose to describe our relationship

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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30 before 30
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“30 things I still don’t know, despite being 30”

The milestone age of turning 30 should really come with an instruction manual...

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Alexandra Jones
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antidepressant withdrawal symptoms anxiety depression
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“How I came off antidepressants”: 5 women share their stories

4 million people are at risk of experiencing side effects when withdrawing from antidepressants

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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not getting married
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“Do we really need to get married to have a committed relationship?”

Fewer women than ever are getting married. I'm not surprised, says writer Caroline Corcoran.

Posted by
Caroline Corcoran
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friends with an ex
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Being friends with an ex: “In a moment of crisis, I called my ex. Here’s why”

“The cliché goes that to love someone you set them free. But my ex does more than that...”

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Rowan Hisayo Buchanan
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Anna Brech
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Meet the women who left successful careers to pursue a healthier work-life balance

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

Long Reads

This is why we’re all so obsessed with bridezilla stories

Whether they’re making outrageous financial demands or exploiting bridesmaids, bridezilla stories have us hooked...

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Lauren Bravo
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