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Mental health, dating and relationships

Today is World Mental Health Day. Let’s help to reduce the stigma around mental health issues by thinking about how to manage our mental health in dating and relationships. Good relationships promote well-being and reduce loneliness, but we need to work at them. Let’s communicate more honestly about our difficulties Nadiya often suffers high levels […]

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How you answer the trolley problem can affect your romantic prospects

In a recently published study by Brown and Sacco (2017),[1] how others answered a classic moral dilemma affected how participants saw them in three areas: how suitable they were for a long-term relationship, how desirable they were, and how likely they were to stray. This dilemma is called the trolley problem, first introduced in 1967 […]

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Mixed race dating: Meghan and her white fiancé and #Hashtag Lightie

Mixed race dating If you haven’t been to see #Hashtag Lightie at the Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London it runs until 2nd December 2017. Written by Lynette Linton and directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, it’s a funny, moving play with some great acting and characterisation, all about the experience of being mixed race in London, with some interesting insights […]