Love & Friendship

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My ex rang me and now I feel the love for my new wife fading fast. What can I do? | Leading questions
Marriage is not an audition, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. If you stay, stay with commitment – and you won’t be the last to have complicated feelings for an ex

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

26, May, 2023 @1:47 AM

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The culture of mistrust is bleeding into our personal lives. No wonder there’s a sex recession | Van Badham
The allure of digital relationships that can be curated and controlled comes at the expense of mutual vulnerability

Van Badham

13, May, 2023 @8:00 PM

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As Catherine Cawood well knows, sometimes a cup of tea is all that’s needed to say ‘I love you’
In my family, a Sunday roast is a happier alternative to mushy verbal outpourings. And, goodness knows, we all need a bit of kindness on a plate these days

Rachel Cooke

18, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Tell your partner you love them – not just on Valentine’s Day, but every day | Susanna Abse
Years as a therapist have taught me that silence ruins relationships, says couple psychotherapist Susanna Abse

Susanna Abse

14, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘A sexual destiny mindset’ – and the other red flags of romantic chemistry
We’re all looking for that elusive ‘spark’ – but what really ignites a long-lasting relationship? Science is closing in on the answers

David Robson

12, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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When I went through a breakup in my late 20s, I became a walking cliche
I became the person who listens to podcasts called Heal your Heartbreak. I Googled the ages of celebrities when they had their first kids

Caitlin Cassidy

09, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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A new start after 60: ‘I met the love of my life at 72 – and suddenly came alive’
After a lonely childhood and two less than perfect marriages, Virginia Lynch was still hoping to find her soulmate. Then a man called Alan invited her for a drink …

Paula Cocozza

04, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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I’m a man of facts and science, but I know this – what dogs feel is not just attachment, it’s love | Jules Howard
Yes, I used the L-word. How else to put it, as evidence stacks up for the inherently social nature of our closest companions, asks zoologist and author Jules Howard

Jules Howard

11, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Nudge, nudge: could a couples’ app revive your relationship?
First came self-care. Now it’s all about relationship maintenance. But can texts, prompts and emojis really bring you and your partner closer?

Tracy Ramsden

08, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The pandemic has taught us all that love can bend without breaking | Gaby Hinsliff
When the history of the past two years comes to be written, relationships will deserve their own chapter, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

14, Feb, 2022 @12:19 PM

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Romantic love isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. Here’s why we don’t need it
For increasing numbers of people finding ‘the one’ is no longer the ideal, and there are different, equally valid, ways to connect

Anna Machin

13, Feb, 2022 @8:15 AM

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My winter of love: Scrolling through sperm banks wasn’t sexy – but it was surprisingly intimate
Donor profiles sparked long conversations about the values we wanted for our child. The guys who wanted to ‘spread their genes’? Definitely out

Arwa Mahdawi

23, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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