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Love in the time of social media

Does oversharing online damage a relationship? Alyssia Birjalal asks experts for advice...

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AFP

Soulless substitutes in empty beds...

The Chinese sex toy market is booming - but it isn't making everybody happy.

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INDEPENDENT MEDIA

‘Help! I don’t desire my partner’

Rowan Pelling urges a woman to have a heart-to-heart chat with her upset and baffled lover.

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Will you marry me? Heck, no!

Four women reveal why they turned a proposal down – and share the meltdown that followed.

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STis: What you need to know
April 2 2015 at 11:13

Natika H Halil debunks some myths about sexually transmitted infections.

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You CAN survive a broken heart
April 1 2015 at 13:56

Scientists say people are ‘hardwired’ to overcome heartbreak and find new love.

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'Should I reveal my sister's affair?'
March 31 2015 at 07:00

Rowan Pelling advises extreme caution when thinking of intervening in someone else’s marriage.

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What women want: to get to sleep
March 30 2015 at 12:54

Why do women fake orgasms? Are they trying to spare their partner’s feelings or is something else going on?

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Stay in bed and boost your love life
March 27 2015 at 12:51

An extra hour in bed won’t just lift your mood – it could also raise your libido, researchers claim.

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'SA needs to talk about sex'
March 26 2015 at 13:05

Age-old questions on sexuality will be in the spotlight when the Conscious Sexuality Conferences come to SA.

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‘I’m tempted by my sexy trainer’
March 24 2015 at 06:51

Rowan Pelling advises a middle-aged woman to borrow a bit of erotic entitlement and say yes to a much younger man.

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For us, Google was language of love
March 20 2015 at 16:01

Mac McClelland met her husband in Haiti. She spoke English, he was French. Enter Google Translate...

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When breaking up goes bad
March 19 2015 at 13:38

In the age of social media, it turns out, breaking up is especially hard to do, writes Caitlin Dewey.

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Sex in your 70s may be good for brain
March 20 2015 at 13:25

A good sex life in later life won’t just improve your mood, it could also boost your brain power.

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