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Dating: “I went on a two hour date and he didn't ask me a single question”

“I went on a two hour date and he didn’t ask me a single question”

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Amy Beecham
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    Relationships

    This is the subtle control tactic narcissists often use to control their relationships

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    Relationships

    What does the pandemic mean for the future of friendships?

  • Shani Silver single
    Relationships

    “We’ve been groomed to believe being single is wrong – here’s why we need to rethink it”

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Family & Friends

How to be honest with your friends when they ask how you’re doing

Opening up can feel scary, but it’s also incredibly important.

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Lauren Geall
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Dating

Women are using the red flag emoji to air their dating frustrations – and they’re all so relatable

Twitter has seen a 616% rise in the use of the emoji over the last week in the UK.

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Lauren Geall
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Dating

“What my favourite films taught me about being in love”

“I yearned to be like the movie heroines, to have weak knees and be giddy and in love.“

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Fopé  Ajanaku
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Gaslighting
Relationships

Why “don’t take it so personally” is the ultimate gaslighting insult

It sows the seeds of crippling self-doubt.

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Anna Brech
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Amy Beecham
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Here’s what to expect from the third and final season of BBC's The Split

Watch Nicola Walker as a divorce lawyer navigating her own separation in season three of the tense drama.

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Relationships

Is your friendship “starving” to death? Here’s how to tell (and how to save it)

Yes, a good friendship often can survive long periods of inactivity – but it still needs nourishment from time to time.

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Kayleigh Dray
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My First Threesome: the internet’s reaction to Channel 4’s latest documentary is missing the vital point it raises
Entertainment

The internet is divided over Channel 4’s controversial My First Threesome

“It’s a lot to process.”

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Amy Beecham
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Try entering a running race with your partner.
Workouts

Couple running: is running and racing as a couple a good idea?

If you’ve been training with your housemate, partner or friend, it may be time to start entering races as a pair.

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Miranda Larbi
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Celebrity

The 1 moment that should never have happened in Adele’s Instagram Live

Why on earth is the idea of a woman’s “number” still floating around in 2021?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Angela Black
TV

Angela Black couldn’t feel more timely with its portrayal of domestic abuse

ITV’s six-part series expertly adds to the current cultural conversation around domestic abuse and women’s trauma.

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Susan Devaney
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Relationships

“How sleeping with my ex during lockdown helped me finally get over him”

Can sex with your ex close the chapter for good?

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Anonymous
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Morgan Cormack
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Is it normal to be devastated after even a short relationship ends?

“I realised after a year of masking the pain that I wasn’t healing”

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Relationships

They talk about themselves but never ask how you are: how to deal with the ‘reply only’ friend

Are you always the first to message friends who never return the courtesy? We ask women to share their ‘reply only’ friend experiences and get expert advice.

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Morgan Cormack
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Weddings

12 of the most awkward things we ever witnessed at a wedding

Including the bride who had it off with the guy from the wedding band.

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Anita Ghosh
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Parasocial relationships
Life

Feel like you ‘know’ your favourite celebrities? Then you may well be in a parasocial relationship

There’s a deeper reason we feel *so* invested in Bennifer et al.

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Naomi May
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Dating

The cold hard truth about love at first sight, according to psychologists

No one believes in love at first sight until that special someone comes and steals their heart – but what do psychologists make of the romantic phenomenon?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Burnout archetypes
Mental Health

Which burnout archetype are you, and what can you do about it?

Could you be an overdoer or an overthinker?

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Amy Beecham
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Relationship red flags: how to spot them, and understand when they’re amber flags
Dating

How to tell a relationship red flag from an amber one – and what to do about them

Is it the ick or a toxic behaviour?

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Amy Beecham
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Bexy Cameron
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“Smart women join cults too – and I should know, I grew up in one”

What it’s like to grow up in, and escape, a dangerous cult

How to deal with a friend breakup: should you ever go back to an ex-friend?
Relationships

Should you ever go back to an ex-friend?

“I broke up with my best friend and now I want her back.”

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Amy Beecham
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