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Why am I being ghosted? These are the personality types most likely to ghost you after a date, according to psychology

These are the 3 personality types that are most likely to ghost you

Posted by
Amy Beecham
  • Highly Sensitive Person: what it’s really like to have sex as a HSP
    Relationships

    “I’m an HSP – this is how being highly sensitive can affect your sex life”

  • Dating: why are so many women going on dates where men don’t ask them questions?
    Dating

    “I went on a 2-hour date and he didn’t ask me a single question”

  • Couple Holding Hands
    Relationships

    Are you dating an “emotionally safe” person? Here’s how to tell

Latest Stories

Relationship white flags: what are they and how can you identify them?
Relationships

Why every healthy relationship should have “white flags” according to a dating expert

Here’s how to recognise them in yours.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Shot of a young couple having a disagreement at home
Mental Health

5 ways to tell if you’re having a disagreement with someone or if they’re gaslighting you

Because the two are not the same.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Women looking at phone in bed at night
Wellbeing

Am I wrong for wanting to sleep in a separate bed to my partner when it’s this hot?

New research claims those who sleep together sleep better – but what about in the summer?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Ask Billie
Relationships

Ask Billie: “How do I get past the ick in my relationships?”

Is it an ick or is it a red flag?

Posted by
Billie Bhatia
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Morgan Cormack
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Going into the holidays with a broken heart? It’s time for Healing Girl Summer

For any of us going into summer with heavy hearts, this is the self-reflective trend for you.

How to tell if you’re being breadcrumbed in a relationship, friendship or at work
Relationships

8 toxic beliefs about friendship that could do more harm than good

From thinking you have to tell your friends everything to believing they should never disappoint you.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
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Annie Lord's Notes on Heartbreak
Relationships

Read an exclusive extract from journalist Annie Lord’s painful memoir on heartache

Annie Lord’s euphoric, painful and beautiful account of the end of a relationship.

Posted by
Annie Lord
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Lonely woman sitting in room
Mental Health

6 signs you’re afraid to be alone, according to a therapist

From staying in unhealthy relationships to avoiding confrontation at all costs.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
Dating tips: 5 “cool girl” pieces of advice we’re no longer listening to
Dating

5 pieces of “cool girl” dating advice we’re no longer listening to

Aloof and mysterious is over in our books.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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“I was married to a covert narcissist for 14 years – this is how I finally healed from his abuse”
Relationships

“I was married to a covert narcissist for 14 years – this is how I finally healed”

There’s so much we misunderstand about these lesser-known personality types, says one survivor of narcissistic abuse.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Couples therapist bbc show advice
Relationships

“I’m a couples therapist – this is how to stop arguing”

Relationship therapist Simone Bose is on hand with advice.

Posted by
Annie Lord
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Amy Beecham
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What is “semi-ghosting” – and why does it hurt more than the real thing?

It turns out there’s a name for when flaky goes too far.

Everything I Know About Love BBC
TV

BBC’s Everything I Know About Love taps into this important relationship conundrum

Should we ever treat our best friends like our romantic partners?

Posted by
Morgan Cormack
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Dealing with breakups
Relationships

“Relationship grief” might be the reason you’re struggling to get over your ex

Still mourning your last relationship? then this is for you.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
When you have a toxic friend but can't let her go
Relationships

“I’m in a toxic relationship with my BFF – but I just can’t let her go”

What it’s like when your oldest friend is also your worst one. 

Posted by
Rosie Gizauskas
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First Lady Jill Biden and U.S. President Joe Biden
Relationships

‘Fexting’: Jill and Joe Biden do it, but does it work?

And no, it’s nothing to do with sexting.

Posted by
Katy Harrington
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Being too "online" having a bigger impact on your dating life
Dating

Is being ‘very online’ eroding your dating life?

“I was talking to him in Twitterspeak – and he just wasn't getting it.”

Posted by
Meg Walters
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Feral Girl Summer — Feral Dating
Dating

Why “feral dating” is the perfect way to embrace fun on your dates this summer

Say goodbye Hot Girl Summer and hello to Feral Girl Summer – even on your dates.

Posted by
Meg Walters
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Annie Lord
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“I took a year off sex to work on myself – here’s what I’ve learned so far”

What happened when a twenty-something took an oath of celibacy.

The science behind the ick
Relationships

The real reason ‘the ick’ ruins relationships, according to science

And it's more complicated than it seems.

Posted by
Lotte Jeffs
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