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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.

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.

Love bombing: The red flag that looks like romance
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Love bombing: The red flag that looks like romance

In a world that romanticises grandiose demonstrations of affection, it can be hard to recognise “love bombing” for what it is: emotional abuse. WILD Words Writing Competition winner, Isabelle Comber, explores why there is nothing romantic about this brand of “love”.

Finding connection in community
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Finding connection in community

When times are tough, we often fall back on community: on the kindness and strength of those within our neighbourhoods, networks and families. We look at what it feels like to be part of a wider community that’s making a difference through mutual aid.

Love and other lies the Beatles told
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Love and other lies the Beatles told

Being single is an important life stage and shouldn’t be willed away. Discover how to be comfortable being independent and happy in a world that tells single people they shouldn’t be.

Tiny Love Stories
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Tiny love stories

Love can be messy and chaotic, yet magical and charming. Here, six perfectly flawed humans try their best to navigate the tumultuous pursuit of love and happiness.