Relationships

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    Life

    Scientists say this is the secret to a successful relationship

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    People

    Charlize Theron’s discussion with her daughters about “dating herself” is a refreshing listen

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    Long Reads

    International Friendship Day: “What a breakup in my 30s taught me about friendship"

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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?

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

This Hocus Pocus board game is going to put a spell on you

A tabletop game themed around the Sanderson sisters? Bubble, bubble, we’re in trouble...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Courteney Cox boyfriend in lockdown.
People

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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Happy single woman
Life

New study confirms your relationship history doesn’t affect overall happiness

But we already knew this, right?

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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How to deal with that friend who brings their partner to everything

Without hurting anyone’s feelings.

Life

“Am I the only one not having sex with my partner in lockdown?”

We spoke to relationship experts about why being around each other more than ever in lockdown isn't necessarily good news for your sex life.

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Megan Murray
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How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’
Life

How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’

Lockdown’s Zoom chats and Skype calls have changed the way we talk to one another, and not necessarily in a good way.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Estranged father
Opinion

What it’s like being estranged from a parent during a pandemic

One writer explains.

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Lydia Titman
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We are so preoccupied with searching for red flags in relationships that we miss the green ones
Opinion

We need to shout about ‘green flags’ in relationships as well as red ones

When we’re too preoccupied with finding or seeing the ‘bad’ in people, it can at times cause us to overlook the good.

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Toni Tone
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A man and a woman on their phones
Life

How to recognise (and deal with) a competitive friendship

Trapped in an unspoken competition with your friends? Read this...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
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Life

This absorbing Netflix documentary has scored 100% on Rotten Tomatoes

Step into the world of legendary astrologer Walter Mercado.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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The big problem with those Jodie Comer rumours

The hashtag #JodieComerIsOverParty recently went viral due to rumours the actor is dating a man called James Burke.

Two people holding hands
Life

This is how small gestures can make a big difference in your relationship

A new study has revealed the significant impact even the tiniest of gestures can have.

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Lauren Geall
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People

Jada Pinkett Smith sparks vital conversation about the reality of long-term relationships

It's not always the fairytale we imagine, and not enough people acknowledge that.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Long Reads

“Why lockdown made me want to move out of London”

As lockdown eases in the UK, three women explain why living in London isn't as appealing as it used to be.

Posted by
Katie Bishop
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Stateless - Yvonne Strahovski
Life

The troubling true story that inspired Netflix’s “best new series”

Yvonne Strahovski’s timely tale seems poised to become the platform’s next Unorthodox-style hit.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
A virtual date in lockdown
Life

What do the latest lockdown rules mean for couples living separately?

A number of changes to the lockdown restrictions came into place yesterday.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Turbo relationships: why this weekend will mean a dynamic change for couples in lockdown

After months of lockdown, how will the opening of bars and restaurants change quarantine relationships?

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Megan Murray
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Kayleigh Dray
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Kate Beckinsale brilliantly responds to age-gap relationship critics

Top tip: don’t accuse Kate Beckinsale of dating men young enough to be her “children”. Ever.

A still from Normal People on BBC Three.
People

Normal People’s Paul Mescal gets real about his “instant chemistry” with Daisy Edgar-Jones

“My version of Connell totally slots into Daisy’s Marianne.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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