VIEWS/DATING: How to be your ideal self

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“Loving yourself sets expectations on how you want to be loved by others” BY CHRISTINA MITCHELL. PHOTO BY FELIPE BALDUINO Do you remember the first time you scribbled down all of the attributes you wanted in an ideal partner? She had to be educated, assertive, beautiful, patient and kind, obviously. In any of those times, [….]

Comedy couple Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth launch new podcast

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You’ll Do will “try and debunk the myths of #CouplesGoals” BY SOPHIE PERRY. IMAGE YOU’LL DO/BBC SOUNDS Comedians and real-life couple Catherine Bohart and Sarah Keyworth are releasing a new weekly podcast – You’ll Do – which will focus on the ups and downs of relationships. In a post on Bohart’s Instagram, the pair describe how the [….]

6 ways to spend Valentine’s Day (when you don’t do Valentine’s Day)

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Be your own Galentine 💕 BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE  Ah, Valentine’s Day. I’ve already seen three lots of people rushing around, a bunch of roses pressed protectively against their chests, each with a look of mild worry in their eyes – did they only just remember? Have they got more than one Valentine to squeeze into [….]

Heartbroken? Check out these top 10 break-up survival skills

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Because sometimes life can throw you unexpected surprises… BY FRAN HAYDEN  Sometimes life can throw you some unexpected surprises. One minute you’re settled in a committed, wonderful, long term relationship and the next? Boom. Everything you thought you knew is thrown into the air (metaphorically or literally, depending on how angry you get). This happened to [….]

Flirty Dancing: how the date went down

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DIVA caught up with Faye and Sarah to get the gossip from their first date  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you didn’t catch Flirty Dancing on Channel 4 last week, we advise you to come back to this once you have – spoilers are up ahead.  Trust us, it’s worth the watch. It’s made TV history [….]

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Flirty Dancing is the UK’s first dancing show to feature a same-sex female couple and we are here for it

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The dating series is back for a second season, this time featuring queer couples BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Just when you think you’ve seen it all when it comes to dating shows, Flirty Dancing came along last year and changed the game completely.  Rather than judging someone on their naked body or how well they can [….]

Ask For Clive: Everyone is welcome here

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The inclusivity campaign changing British pub culture from the inside out BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK On 19 September, Ask For Clive hosted a screening of Ashley Joiner’s Pride documentary Are You Proud? at the Odyssey Cinema in St Albans. Initiated by Hertfordshire Police, Ask For Clive is a campaign founded by Danny Clare and [….]