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Paid leave for sex in Sweden?

Sweden already offers 480 days of parental leave, now they're encouraging people to lift the local birth rate.

A Swedish town is considering giving people an hour off during the work week to have sex.

Secrets to the female orgasm

Faking it: Soon to be a thing of the past?

You only need to do three things.

Do mums prefer sleep or sex?

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what Aussie mothers prefer between the sheets.

A survey of behaviour in the bedroom reveals what mothers prefer between the sheets.

Why isn't the pill free, already?

Men aren't coughing up their hard-earned Hillary's to shove a daily dose of hormones in their face.

OPINION: Men aren't coughing up their hard-earned Hillary's to shove a daily dose of hormones in their face.

Looking for love on Buy & Sell

A woman sought a date for the Wanaka Festival of Colour on Facebook.

She didn't want to go to the Wanaka Festival of Colour alone. So she bought herself a date.

E-dating: what you're doing wrong

According to new research, although most people start online dating with a set of criteria for prospective partners, ...

A new Australian study has revealed the one major mistake we make when using online dating sites.

Why I'm done playing hard to get

Is it better to play hard to get or be more direct?

When it comes to love, playing hard to get landed me nowhere - so I tried the opposite.

Cycle speed dating

17022017 Photo: Dasha Kuprienko. MIR News: For a 60-minute-challenge Mirror reporter Dasha Kuprienko did cycle speed ...

How does one single female spend a Valentines Day evening, what is there to do for a mouldly.

Trash television at its worst

Give The Lie Detective a miss - it will add absolutely nothing to your life.

REVIEW: Why TV's The Lie Detective is lazy, tired and cynical stuff.

Strange new way to improve sex

A bizarre new bedroom trend sees couples getting hot while cooling down

People are willingly subjecting their privates to temperatures of -160 degrees Celsius.

'I caught my boyfriend lying to me'

Is normal for him keep lying? Or is it time to end this relationship?

Q&A: Is his behaviour a major red flag or am I just being too sensitive?

On our 2nd date, we went to church

After discussing the taboo topic of religion during a first date, one woman took a leap of faith.

After discussing the taboo topic of religion during a first date, one woman took a leap of faith.

'I caught him watching porn'

'I'd been thinking over the past six months that I just don't do it for him any more.'

Dear Mrs Salisbury: 'I'm feeling really upset: hurt, betrayed and confused. But am I being oversensitive?

Woman confronts cheating ex video

"What did you do?" she asks to his face, before breaking down in tears in heartbreaking video.

"What did you do?" she asks to his face, before breaking down in tears during heartbreaking video.

Kiss-cam makes beautiful statement video

Mixed-race friends, same-sex couples and everyone in between embraced to show love has no labels.

Mixed-race friends, same-sex couples and everyone in between embraced to show love has no labels.

Fifty Shades of Confusion

Attention paid to Fifty Shades of Grey is muddying the waters of erotica, and porn.

Erotica is a very different proposition to porn, but the attention paid to Fifty Shades of Grey is muddying the waters.

In online dating, grammar matters

Everyone is smart in a different way, so it's important to decide if someone's initial "flaw" is really a deal-breaker ...

OPINION: Most people think that writing an online dating profile is a one-time affair.

I am re-choosing abstinence

The decision to re-embrace abstinence is an empowering one.

COMMENT: Abstinence for me is now a choice of belief rather than fear.

Single, treading a different path

I knew what lay ahead for us: marriage, children, a white picket fence.

COMMENT: Marriage, children, a white picket fence laid ahead of me, now I'm living a carefree life and it's right.

3 dating mistakes to avoid

Don't want to end up in an unhappy relationship? Avoid these mistakes.

Dating doesn't get any easier with age - but at least you can try to steer clear of these 3 mistakes.

No roses on Valentines Day?

Prepair NZ's #LoveEveryday campaign is all about the journey to self-love, and recognising how important it is.

No roses, no worries as Wellington women campaign to promote self-love, every day of the year.

Naked is normal for Playboy

Playboy magazine's January/February 2016 edition cover featuring Pamela Anderson was supposed to be the final nude edition.

OPINION: Sure, our ancestors spent a lot of time nude. But it's clothes that maketh the human being.

Museum dedicated to jilted lovers video

A peek inside the the Museum of Broken Relationships.

Apology cards, a wedding dress in a jar, a promise ring: Broken-hearted visitors come here so they don't feel so alone.

Romance alive in rest home

Michael and Pat Gow, who have been married for 60 years, at the Lady Allum retirement village's Valentines Day ...

"He said 'ugh'" - elderly couple who met as toddlers celebrate Valentines Day in Auckland retirement village.

Q&A: Should I confront him?

It looks like he's sleeping with someone else. Should she confront him about it?

She found something disturbing while snooping at her new date's house. Should she bring it up?

How to find your true love

You never know who you'll fall in love with.

There's plenty of fish in the sea. Here's how you can land one that's just right for you.

The one relationship you're stuck with

All you really need to know is that feeling good about yourself is helpful because it can protect you from life's slings ...

Love it, hate it, or pour scorn on its shameless commercialism, Valentine's Day can do you a mighty favour — if you let it.

Why first date outfits are memorable

Although sometimes for all the wrong reasons, first dates are generally pretty memorable.

You're pretty much always wearing something. But people seem to always go the extra mile to meet someone special.

What type of love do you feel?

Love hits hard at first, then gradually fades into "companionate love".

Whether it's intense and fast, slow and steady or just a game, people experience love in many ways.

Do oysters really turn you on?

Oysters will be gracing many menus on Valentine's day, but are they really an aphrodisiac?

"One in five people should get an effect regardless."

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