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  • Couple privilege
    Long Reads

    “Why does couple privilege punish me for being single?”

  • Long Reads

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

  • Emily Atack
    People

    Emily Atack just nailed the big problem with the way society talks about single women

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ghosting someone
Long Reads

Why being ghosted is so painful, even if you barely know the person

Have you been ghosted by a date? Don’t beat yourself up over it – read this advice instead.

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Tiffany Philippou
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People

Lena Dunham just showed she’s not afraid of clichés about single women

She was walking to the refrigerator at 3am in her mustard-stained nightgown, carrying an armload of cats.

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

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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Moya Crockett
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how to be happy single
Long Reads

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

Single-shaming season is upon us.

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Ella Jackson
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Why we need to stop feeling sorry for Jessie J after her split from Channing Tatum

The singer knows that there is so much more to life than relationships, and it’s time we respect that.

sologamy
People

“I got married to myself; I was ridiculously happy and the vibe was amazing”

Ever wondered what it’s like to marry yourself? Here, a Stylist reader explains how and why she opted for self-marriage.

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Sophie Tanner
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People

Emma Watson’s response to the “self-partnering” debate exposes a huge problem

This is what the actor thought to the huge reaction.

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Hollie Richardson
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Single at Christmas
Life

This is why you should embrace being single at Christmas

Because dashing across the country to keep your in-laws happy is exhausting.

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Chloe Gray
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Toxic relationship
Life

The real reason we stay in relationships that are bad for us

It’s time to take off those rose-tinted glasses…

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Megan Murray
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Home For Christmas: Watch on Netflix
Life

This Netflix series tackles every ‘single woman at Christmas’ cliché

Home For Christmas is a six-part Norwegian series.

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Hollie Richardson
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Bella Mackie
People

Bella Mackie’s advice on finding love after 30 is something every single woman needs to read

“Your 20s are a time of experimentation, you should have fun with it and don’t waste it.”

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Jessica Rapana
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Stylist Team
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Illustrator perfectly captures the beauty of being single

“I like to show women who exist in solitude but do not suffer.”

Opinion

Why is the internet shaming Jennifer Aniston for spending Thanksgiving with her friends?

The actor celebrated with Courteney Cox, Jason Bateman and her ex-husband Justin Theroux. But the online reaction has been deeply disappointing.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Do you really have commitment phobia, or are you just better off single?
Life

Do you really have commitment phobia, or are you just better off single?

Newsflash: it’s OK to not want a relationship.

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Lauren Geall
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Woman at Disney World
Life

A message to anyone who thinks that child-free women shouldn’t go to Disney World

Excuse me… What?

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

14 signs that gin is actually your one true love

How do I love G&T? Let me count the ways…

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Kayleigh Dray
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Travel

How I reclaimed Paris, City of Love, for myself after an earth-shattering break-up

And how you can make it a single sanctuary for you, too

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Megan Murray
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Life

Over 26 and single? Society has a new name for you…

Forget spinsterhood: this viral Twitter thread has redefined what it means to be unmarried in a boringly patriarchal society.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Sophia Bush just perfectly summed up how it feels to be single

Speaking to Anna Faris on her podcast, Bush’s comments about the highs and the lows of being on your own were super relatable.

Life

Science says this is the one incredible benefit of staying single

It seems as if staying single may be the best route to a happy-ever-after…

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Kayleigh Dray
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