Do you ever actually need to 'test' your relationship?

Thursday night’s episode of Love Island, which saw Toby repeatedly state a need to ‘test’ his relationship with Chloe by chatting to Abigail and Hugo branding the idea ‘b******t’ in front of everyone in the villa, was a doozy. Aside from the sheer drama of it all, this idea of

Seven signs you're dating an emotional abuser and what to do about it

IF YOU'VE ever felt like you’re constantly walking on egg shells or can’t be yourself around your partner, you could be in an emotionally abusive relationship. Emotional abuse chips away at a person’s identity but knowing the signs can help you to protect yourself. We spoke to Emma Davey, narcissistic

Love Letter: P.D.A. Is Back!

After many months without physical connection, a post-vaccination summer has led many New Yorkers to usher in the season with a full-fledged return to public canoodling. While a P.D.A. sighting might have been off-putting before the pandemic, some see the increase in couples kissing, touching, hugging and grinding on the

I’m dating my step-brother after being with his best mate for 7 years – we don’t care if people think it’s weird

WHEN you're in a long-term relationship, it's totally normal to develop crushes from time to time – and secretly having a soft spot for one of your partner's friends isn't exactly unusual. But you know what is? Lusting after your boyfriend's best friend who also happens to be your STEP-BROTHER.

Tiny Love Stories: ‘Nothing My Husband Did Helped’

Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words. Ella and Venus The closest thing my daughter, Ella, could get to a pandemic pet was a Venus flytrap (named Venus). Ella won a scholarship to boarding school and left last August. I lit candles for Venus

Dating coach reveals most preferred personality trait

What traits make someone ‘magnetic’? Relationship coach reveals the most ‘irresistible’ personality type – and the two that have trouble with dating Dating coach Louanne Ward revealed what makes someone irresistible She said there are ‘certain character traits’ that attract us to partners But what is desirable in the early

Tom Cruise 'dating Mission: Impossible 7 co-star Hayley Atwell'

Tom Cruise is said to be dating his Mission: Impossible 7 co-star Hayley Atwell. The two stars are currently working on the Mission: Impossible sequel, with filming taking place all over Europe, including Norway and Italian cities Venice and Rome, and have reportedly ‘hit it off’ on set. It’s claimed

If Your Partner Just Came Out As Non-Binary, Here’s How To Support Them

If you’re a cisgender person and your partner came out to you as non-binary, congrats. Coming out takes a lot of guts from your partner, but the way you’ve shown up in your relationship has let them know you’re a safe space. Maybe you’re cisgender and heterosexual, but you’ve always