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

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“I’m scared my relationship won’t survive another lockdown”

The pandemic has been hard on many couples and the government's latest announcement could be worrying for those who have found lockdown tough.

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Courteney Cox has some relatable words for anyone who still hasn’t seen their partner in lockdown

“It’s been 133 days since we were last together…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Thinking of breaking up with your partner is lockdown? Read this first

Has quarantine made you question your relationship? You're not alone.

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Megan Murray
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Best TV shows of 2020: Unorthodox on Netflix
Long Reads

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.”

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Jennifer Lipman
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Megan Murray
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How to talk to your partner about your mental health in lockdown

It takes us on average nine months to talk to a partner about ill mental health.

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“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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Long Reads

Do we really need to get married to have a committed relationship?

Married couples and those in civil partnerships continue to receive more payments from the government than unmarried ones.

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Caroline Corcoran
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Long Reads

“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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Long Reads

“I have a wife and a girlfriend”: is polyamory the biggest dating trend for 2020?

Can you love more than one person at once? Charting the surprising rise of polyamory in 2020.

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Lucy Fry
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“I lived with my ex for a year – and I don’t regret it”

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?

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Natasha Gregson
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Long Reads

“What spending a year cooking with grandmothers taught me about love”

From Italy to Germany, India to Spain, the women I met had invaluable advice to share about relationships

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Anastasia Miari
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“Why I had to cut my dad out of my life for my mental health”

“Family is a privilege, not a right.”

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Long Reads

The unexpected joys of becoming a godparent

“This is a life-long relationship. It’s a slow-burn, no flashes in the pan. I want to be significant in her life.”

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Beth Edwards
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Long Reads

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

Rom-coms tell us that being pursued is the sign of true romantic love. They couldn’t be more wrong.

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Katie Bishop
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Long Reads

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

If you remove everything that doesn’t spark joy right in this moment, you might just live to regret it.

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Rosie Mullender
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Long Reads

“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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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.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Verity Sullivan
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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.”

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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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