Love, sex and Relationships
How to tell if someone's single
DOM KNIGHT 11:59pm Dom Knight laments the end of a time when a theme party could make this blissfully obvious.
Olivia Fane Many of us believe arguments spell trouble in a relationship. But they can be an essential part of intimacy.
S.A. Jones One female writer thinks it's time we re-invented our wedding traditions.
Alice Williams Forget the rom-com clichés -- falling in love can be totally terrifying for someone with depression.
Privacy v secrecy
PIP DOYLE Newlywed Pippa Doyle on the (very important) difference between privacy and secrecy.
REBECCA GOLDEN Life inside a relationship with a man in an 'open marriage'.
CANDICE CHUNG Why couples are spending more on elaborate engagements than the actual weddings.
CLEM BASTOW *And why they're arguably healthier than real-life unrequited love.
ANDREW P STREET Andrew P Street on why the chance to be married (whether you choose it or not) is still worth fighting for.
JEAN HANNAH EDELSTEIN Or perhaps weddings now only exist to be documented.
Men faking it
CLEM BASTOW A new book challenges our notion of how sex between a man and a woman is “supposed” to happen.
Alexandra Carlton A growing number of women are leaving their marriages after the '20 year itch'.
TARA MURPHY There was no 'my day, my way' for this super relaxed bride.
Lying in relationships
NICOLE ELPHICK How much honesty should you practise and require from your partner?
CANDICE CHUNG The real reason why guys don't read about relationship problems.
Making love last
ANNIE STEVENS A new version of 90s best seller The Rules was published this year. Should it have been?
Making couples happy
KATE WILCOX For couples wanting to find happiness, TV could be the answer.
Pippa Doyle That awkward moment when you realise there is nothing left to organise.
ANDREW P STREET ANDREW P STREET would like a more realistic timeline, please.
KATE FRIDKIS KATE FRIDKIS is sick of sounding like a fake for saying she’s happily married.
ANDREW P STREET ANDREW P STREET knows depression is hard. But it's also hard on the people who care about him most.
ANNIE STEVENS Reaction to news of a third book has been v. v. mixed. Is our favourite singleton cut out for being a woman in these times?
Rules of engagement
CHRISTOPHER SCANLON Why are we still hung up on who pops the question?
ANDREW P STREET That guys apparently don't quite grasp.
Wedding season 101
Pippa Doyle One bride-to-be's handy guide on what you should (and shouldn't) say before the big day.
KASEY EDWARDS What are the most common lies we tell in our online dating profiles?
Paul Connolly Naomi Wolf, 50, is an author in a relationship
Facebook 'couples pages'
JEAN HANNAH EDELSTEIN The new Facebook couples page gives us pause to remember: your relationship is only interesting to you.
ALECIA SIMMONDS Why aren’t there more disabled women on the big screen?
KASEY EDWARDS Should a ‘boring attitude’ to sex be counted as ‘unreasonable behaviour’?
SARAH MACDONALD Why we admire men who are with smart, strong woman.
Amanda Robb Sex therapist Amanda Robb explains why you should (or shouldn't) consider drafting one with your partner.
Women and sex
ANNIE STEVENS Because an awful lot of surveys appear to suggest so.
Going it alone
DOM KNIGHT There's an art to flying solo at an event solely focused on making your friends a permanent couple.
Pippa Doyle Is there a guaranteed way (besides tequila shots) to turn the forced fun in to actual fun?
The end of love
ELLY TAYLOR Research reveals why the end of a relationship literally hurts.
Sex and relationships
Amanda Robb Is there really a difference?
CLEM BASTOW Why Amy Poehler and Will Arnett's break-up is almost as excruciating as our own.
RUBY HAMAD The new vaginal tightening product that promises to make women feel “18 again”.
ELLY TAYLOR Relationship counselor and the author Elly Taylor explains why infidelity can be a form of domestic abuse.
The urge to snoop
Amanda Woodard Why snooping on your partner may reveal more about you than them.
Pippa Doyle STDs (Save the dates) and other things you never thought you'd worry about.
Sex and love
Amanda Robb Everything you've ever wanted to ask a 'sexpert'.
CLEMENTINE FORD CLEM FORD'S fail-safe advice.
Robyn Doreian Running with Scissors author Augusten Burroughs reflects on the significant men in his life.
Pippa Doyle Are the best wedding proposals YouTube-worthy? Or just low-key?
JEAN HANNAH EDELSTEIN Is electronic snooping on your partner OK?
The wry bride
Pippa Doyle *And why they are turning into a sartorial trend.