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Self-pleasure is just as important

Making room for self-pleasure in our daily life is the key to creating fulfilling relationships with ourselves and others — and it doesn’t need to start and end in the bedroom.

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Why teaching consent matters

We have moved beyond the over-simplistic “no means no” mantra of consent towards a more inclusive approach. The conversation around sexual assault is louder than ever, but how can we ensure every child grows up knowing their boundaries and respecting others’?

Falling in Limerence
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Falling in Limerence

Have you ever felt lovesick? A desire so strong for someone that thoughts of them take up every waking moment of your day? Welcome to the world of limerence. We explore the complexities of love and limerence, life as a “limerent” and how to form healthy relationships.

Are you experiencing dating fatigue
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Are you experiencing dating fatigue?

The pandemic put the brakes on singles looking for love, but after months of navigating apps and Zoom drinks, are singles ready to date in-person again? One writer describes his anxiety-provoking return to the dating scene.

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Let’s talk about postnatal depression

When Jessica Elise Bull confronted her postnatal depression, she realised she had been struggling in the dark. Eighteen months on, she asks what it will take for new mums to feel supported during the momentous transition into motherhood.

your guide to friendship breakups
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Bye bye baby: A guide to friendship breakups

Your 20s are a tumultuous time, packed with parties, pandemics, career moves, wake-ups and breakups. It’s also often a time when you realise who your true friends are. So what happens when you start to feel trapped in a friendship? We chat to Dr Hannah Korrel, neuropsychologist and author of How to Break Up with Friends, about the pillars of good friendship and how to break up with a mate.