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Relationships: is social media fuelling discontent in our relationships?

This is the impact social media is having on our relationships

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This free STI test kit is a game-changer for busy women

STI screening has never been so easy with this free, at-home testing kit.

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There’s a scientific explanation behind all your bad (and good) relationship habits

Feel like you’re repeating yourself in each new partnership? Well, there’s a reason for that.

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“The day I found out my boyfriend was a murderer”

“I was physically sick when I found out he’d been lying to me. The person I was in love with was a monster.”

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Gillian Anderson just explained why our relationship needs should be “non-negotiable”

The actor and activist spoke ahead of the release of Sex Education season two.

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How technology is enabling perpetrators of domestic abuse to continue their behaviour

New figures have revealed how widespread the problem of tech abuse is in the UK.

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Women who became single in their 30s and 40s reveal what they learned

“I was told I was boring and old. In reality, I’m none of those things.”

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Maya Jama shouldn’t have to respond to false dating rumours. And yet…

The presenter has responded to the rumours in the best possible way

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Arm yourself: all the dating trends you need to know for 2020

“I’ve been glamboozled.”

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People have been sharing their worst first date stories from the last decade, and it’s so good

You know what the say about a bad date, at least it makes a good story.

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History’s most powerful and poignant break-up letters

“I shall miss you with passion and wild regret”

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Jessie J’s self-care advice is a vital read for anyone nursing a broken heart

“Walk away from people or situations that trigger parts of you that are unhealthy,” advises Jessie J.

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“Why I don’t want, or need, sympathy for choosing to be alone”

Single-shaming season is upon us.

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Why asking for closure after a breakup can benefit you both

Relationship breakdowns are painful, but finding closure can help you both heal more quickly.

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How to cope with difficult relatives this Christmas without falling out

Sidestep the feuds this festive season with these expert negotiation tips.

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Time to break up? Here’s 4 surefire signs you’re dating the wrong person

Forget finding The One – spotting Not-The-Ones is a much more valuable skill, says Nell Frizzell.

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This is the day of the year you’re most likely to download a dating app

‘Dating Sunday’ is fast approaching.

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How to cope with Christmas if you have a difficult family

Because, let’s be honest, the perfect family Christmas doesn’t exist IRL.

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How do you talk about a long-term partner you’re not married to?

“‘Boyfriend’ makes me think I’m in year seven and arranging a date to McDonalds.”

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Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

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The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

People on their deathbeds share these 5 common regrets.

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