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.
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 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.
What happens when you’re not willing to settle for anything less than perfect? We explore how to let go of unhelpful expectations and enjoy the process of dating.
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”.
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.
Discover how to incorporate eco-friendly practices into your planning and still have the wedding of your dreams.
The way we identify ourselves can change over time, along with the language we use to name it.
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.
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.