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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. Valentine answers: 'Have clear boundaries.'

The situationship loop

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'Situationships' are more than friendships; but less than relationships. They are pretty popular, but not everyone knows how to identify them.

Men say ‘I love you’ first

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Men are often the first to say ‘I love you’ in a relationship. Almost 65 per cent of people think it’s women who first say the words, a US study found.

Better communication = better relationships

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How can I boost communications in my relationship? Because sometimes, silence emerges. Please help!

Top 7 facts about mixed race relationships

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Globalisation in our love lives has become a reality. The world and its people are closer than ever and interracial relationships are on the rise.

Does your sex life need a social media break?

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Let’s face it: we're all addicted to our phones. Is social media also entering our bedrooms? Could it maybe affect our sex life and connection with our partner? We weigh the evidence.

Do people look sexier when you are single?

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When you are single, that sexy stranger might actually not be all that attractive – it may just be your brain telling you to get into a relationship.

Love in the times of technology

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From romantic hand-written love letters to quick Whatsapp messages: since technology has transformed the way we live our lives, love is no exception.