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How to talk to your partner about your mental health while self-isolating

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

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    Why do married couples receive more government payments?

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    “30 things I still don’t know, despite being 30”

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“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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“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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Beth Edwards
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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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“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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“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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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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“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.”

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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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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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Verity Sullivan
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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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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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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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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.

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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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