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    Dating

    “Are people really flirting with me more in lockdown?”

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    Relationships

    “Why I’m still celebrating Valentine’s Day as a single woman in lockdown”

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Latest Stories

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Relationships

“I’m single but I want to be in a relationship – why does this feel like a weakness?”

One single writer shares her mixed thoughts about looking for love.

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Hollie Richardson
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Dating in lockdown.
Relationships

“Why I’ve finally hit a brick wall with dating in this damn pandemic”

Despite her best dating efforts, Stylist’s Hollie Richardson has finally hit a brick wall in the third lockdown.

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Hollie Richardson
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Man and woman online dating
Relationships

“Hardballing, slow dating, astrolove”: we finally have some positive new dating trends

At last, some good news about the online dating scene.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Home For Christmas on Netflix
TV

Netflix’s Home For Christmas is back to tackle those ‘single woman’ clichés

The series was a surprise hit last year, and the second season is set for similar success.

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Lothian-McLean
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“Vapid, sexist, fatphobic: why Bridget Jones and I will never be best friends”

One writer explains her non-love affair with the eponymous singleton.

First date ideas in London that don't break Tier 3 rules
Dating

7 first date ideas in London that don't break Tier 3 rules

Now that dinner and a movie is a thing of the past.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Dating in lockdown: tier 2 rules.
Dating

Dating in lockdown: what do the new tier 2 rules mean for single people?

“I’ve basically been banned from dating…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Woman reading a book in bed
Books

This is the book single women are reaching for again in lockdown

Single women share their reading recommendations.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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First date ideas in London that don't break Tier 3 rules
Dating

What do single people really think about “cuffing season” in the time of Covid-19?

Because things are a little different this year.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Lockdown
Dating

What do the lockdown rules really mean for single people and dating?

One writer shares her concerns about dating this autumn.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Charlize Theron
People

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

The actor spoke on the InCharge with DVF podcast.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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“How a lockdown romance helped me face my fear of dating”

Have our attitudes to finding new relationships really changed because of the pandemic?

Happy single woman
Life

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

But we already knew this, right?

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Support bubble for single people in lockdown.
Life

Support bubble: “I feel guilty for choosing a fling over my mum and mates”

Single women respond to the latest lockdown rules.

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Hollie Richardson
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Being single during quarantine.
Opinion

Single in quarantine: “I can’t remember the last time I hugged somebody”

One writer shares the realities of being single during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Long Reads

Is it OK to ghost someone you're dating because of coronavirus?

“As if the current dating landscape wasn’t bad enough...”

Posted by
Ashley Manning
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Long Reads

“Stop single-shaming me – I don’t need a partner to be valued”

Women who are single and childless are reportedly the happiest.

Posted by
Ella Jackson
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Maya Jama
People

Maya Jama expertly shuts down the expectation for newly single women to feel sad

She chatted on The Reality Tea podcast.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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“Why does couple privilege punish me for being single?”

“Every single day, I notice the practical things in life that are literally easier and cheaper to do when you’re in a relationship.”

Long Reads

“Last Valentine’s Day I was dumped. This February I’ll be celebrating a year of self-love”

Following a disastrous breakup, one woman set out to be relationship-free for a year.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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