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In-laws: how to deal with the other people your partner loves

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‘In Africa, a person doesn’t marry an individual. You marry an entire family.’

Single on V-Day: getting through the day of love

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I've spent Valentine's on both sides of singlehood: first as a 'forever single person' at peace with spending it alone, then as someone used to being with a partner.

No more deadbeat men

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No luck in the dating department? Are the men interested in you either straight-up losers or show their deadbeat side once you've gone on a few dates?

Who pays on a date?

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Compared to their older counterparts, women our age are more empowered. Privilege is being questioned, including the burning query: who gets to pay on a date?

Friends with an ex: do’s and don’ts

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Being friends with someone you know very well can be fun and feel comfortable. But beware – old feelings and jealousy can get in the way.

The logic behind open relationships

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Open relationships are hip, especially among the young people. For those of us who don’t understand the concept, let’s get down to what they are all about.

Love and more: what you need for a great relationship

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It’s easy to get carried away in the warm glow of new love. But love isn't the foundation on which to build a healthy long-term relationship. There are far more important things.

Friends with benefits: is that possible?

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I want to have sex with my friend. She wants to have sex with me. But we don't want a relationship. Is that okay? a reader asks.