Relationships

Facebook, Instagram and texting

Why Facebook, Instagram and texting are hurting your relationships

Rachel Clun Australians are losing the art of communication, but there's a simple solution.

New research

Happier relationships for couples without children

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John Bingham Open University study finds that when people were asked to rate the quality of their relationship those without children emerged as happier overall.

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Never fear the Ghost of Relationships Past

Couple heart love

Katherine Feeney Nevert fear the Ghost of Relationships Past.

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Are romance novels as bad for relationships as porn?

Shades of grey audi

Katherine Feeney Forget 50 Shades, it’s Farmer Wants a Wife that is the real 'pornography' for women.

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"Forget monogamy and just shag" - One scientific theory on relationships

Sam Brett When monogamy becomes monotony, should we ditch commitment altogether? One author reckons so... Sam Brett reports.

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Is divorce ruining relationships?

Katherine Feeney CityKat.

Katherine Feeney Divorce is too easy and it's changing how we conceptualise relationships.

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Tricky subject?

How to talk to your children about sex

Matty Silver Young people are curious and they should have the right to accurate and comprehensive information about sexual health in order to make well-informed choices in sexuality and relationships, when they...

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The female orgasm as you know it does not exist

The female orgasm: not as we know it?

Sarah Berry The vaginal orgasm does not and cannot exist.

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Which country has the best men?

Men on the Menu: The woman who went on 75 dates with men in 22 different countries

Men on the menu: Looking far and wide for love.

MJ Angel For many women there comes a time in our lives when we fantasise about throwing caution to the wind, quitting our job, packing up, buying that one way ticket to freedom, jumping on a plane and flying...

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What to watch for

Four ways of communicating that are killing your relationship

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Livia Gamble While the lines might be well and truly open, it turns out that it’s not just what you say, but how you say it that matters.

'Left them speechless'

Australian couple explains the joy of sex to Pope Francis

Mavis and Ron Pirola have called for the Catholic Church to welcome homosexual couples and for married couples to recognise the importance of sex.

Jenna Clarke A devout Australian couple married for 55-years have explained the joys of sex to Pope Francis and senior members of the Catholic Church while calling for the inclusion of homosexual couples within...

New research

One in seven couples 'keeps their salary secret'

Dan Hyde Many of the couples questioned admitted they kept quiet 'in order to buy treats for themselves'.

Love it? Then don't make a habit of it

Love ice cream? Don't make it a habit, or you'll probably enjoy it less.

Rachel Clun If you really love something you should avoid making it a habit.

Sexual fantasies

What to do when sex feels like a chore

Josh Lawson and Bojana Novakovic in The Little Death.

Matty Silver Sexual fantasies and role play can help add playfulness and more fun in the bedroom.

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High-class prostitute Amanda Goff happy and unrepentant over Samantha X book scandal

Samantha Goff.

Sarah Berry "I'm probably the most boring woman in the world." This is what Amanda Goff says of herself.

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How Facebook sees love form

Facebook sees the writing on the wall.

Facebook, it seems, can predict the rise and fall of a relationship.

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'Sick of being in his shadow'

Linda Kozlowski opens up about divorce from Paul Hogan

Rachel Clun Linda Kozlowski has opened up about her divorce from Paul Hogan, saying she was sick of always being in the actor's shadow.

Happy news

90-year-old ladies marry after decades long relationship

Together forever: Vivian Boyack and Alice Dubes.

Rachel Clun After more than 70 years together, American couple Vivian Boyack and Alice Dubes have finally tied the knot.

The right thing

Jane Cadzow For more than an hour, Ross Cameron has been toying dejectedly with the blueberry bagel on the desk in front of him. Finally, he picks it up and tosses it into the bin.

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Can a man be romanced?

Why is it so difficult for a modern woman to figure out how to properly romance a man?

Katherine Feeney Why is it so difficult for a modern woman to figure out how to properly woo a man?

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