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Why is Dolly Alderton so good at reflecting our lives?

In my opinion, Everything I Know About Love is the perfect book to gift. It is timeless, and can be enjoyed by absolutely anyone. Written in memoir-style, Alderton reminisces over…

Examining the ‘situationship’ era

In the baseball game of hookup culture, first base is a kiss on the lips and fourth base is having sex (we don’t need to go over the technicalities of…

Are we too Involved in Celebrities’ Personal Lives? Exploring Parasocial Relationships

In 2023, our lives are unusually fixated on the breakups and personal opinions of virtualstrangers. Fuelled by our relentless use of social media, we find ourselves closer to celebritiesthan ever…

The Heteronormative Pressures On Today’s Young Women

The median age to graduate university in the UK is 22 years old, which for our grandparents’s generation was the average age for a woman to have her first child.…

What brings you the most love in your life?

A few months ago, I read Natasha Lunn’s book ‘Conversations on Love’ which discusses various types of love, including friendship, parenthood and romantic relationships. In the book she vulnerably shares…

Are Soulmates Real?

The idea of soulmates dates back to Ancient Greece. The philosopher Plato believed that the god Zeus split human souls in half to punish humans for their egotistical nature. Therefore,…

Dear Agony Aunt: they ended things with me…now they’re in a relationship with my friend

I was seeing someone some time ago. It wasn’t exclusive, we both were just taking things as they go, but my feelings were definitely involved and I saw this potentially…

Microaggressions in dating: Love Island and the ‘reality’ behind reality TV

Ex-Islander Georgia Steel is under fire for calling Shaq ‘Zak’ on Love Island Aftersun, claiming she couldn’t pronounce his name. Host Maya Jama corrected her, but Georgia proceeded to go…