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    A ripped red paper heart on a dark blue background with the scrabble letters 'Not yours'.

    How to find the ‘good’ in ‘goodbye’: moving on and breaking...

    We choose who we trust. Sometimes, we just pick wrong. We kiss the wrong people, hold the wrong hands. When you realise you aren’t...

    Literary Loves: What fictional romance has taught me about real-life relationships

    For the first 17 years of my life, I felt like everything I knew about love I learned from books. Sure, as a self-conscious...

    Requiem for a marriage

    'I wanted you, all the more because I knew / Someone else was getting you. / What does that mean now?'

    Wine and Weather Forecasts

    Back in my childhood bedroom, I am stuck in an unpleasant time-warp, sixteen again and agonizing over awful boys, listening to utterly miserable Smiths songs. It’s the deja-vu experience no one wants.

    Review: The Places I’ve Cried in Public

    "The book tackles abusive relationships in a way that allows younger (and older) readers to realise the many forms abuse can take."

    KitKat

    Lying down like an upset wine bottle, smeared across the floor

    Personal History

    You want to understand how someone could be two people. Why you failed to recognise it at the time.

    How to have the perfect relationship (and other lies)

    Often, Men seem Martian. They just baffle me. And I’ve got it on good authority that despite our best efforts, they’re regularly just as...

    Opinion – The Staff Student Relationship Rules Need to Change

    TW: Sexual harassment, sexual abuse, child pornography ‘Would you like a date?’ my tutor asked me plainly as our tutorial drew to a close. Stomach dropping...

    Review: Conversations with Friends

    At one point in Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends, the protagonist, Frances, tells her best friend and former girlfriend, Bobbi: ‘If I could talk like you...