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Miss Piggy and Kermit the frog split

In happier times - Kermit and Miss Piggy arrive at the premiere of Muppets Most Wanted in 2014.

Hard on the heels of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale's shock split, another Hollywood power couple bites the dust.

Can love develop if I don't feel it?

Is it possible to fall in love with my husband?

I am married to a wonderful man, but mentally I can't help but compare him negatively with others.

The worst sex advice ever?

Whip him up a quick post-coital snack: the key to relationship success.

You sometimes have to wonder whether relationship advice from magazines is designed to help or humiliate.

Make your marriage 'mindful'

The key to lasting relationship joy? A mindful marriage. And no, that doesn't mean meditating at dawn together every morning (although that surely wouldn't harm - well, depending on what time you got to bed the night before).

When your spouse leaves dirty laundry two feet from the hamper, this is what you should do...

Couples kiss for freedom video

Johnsonville couple Matt and Becs Peel were among 100 people to recreate a famous victory day photo, 70 years after World War II ended.

Dozens of lovers pucker up in Wellington, to turn their French kisses American to recreate iconic photo.

Can adultery sites save a marriage?

The benefits of extramarital affairs may include making a marriage last longer.

OPINION: The effects can be devastating, but without this outlet many unions may have dissolved years ago.

Couples describe each other to artist video

"Are you kidding me? I did so much better than you," this guy exclaims.

Cue lots of creative insults, such as "his face is shaped like an upside-down house".

Sisters expose 'sexting' cheater

Two sisters exposed a wife for her alleged cheating after they saw her sending racy texts while sat next to her husband at a baseball game.

When two women caught a wife texting her lover while sat next to her husband, they decided they had to let him know.

The sex myth of generation Y

"I mean, sex is fun, and relationships are fun. I get jealous hearing about other people's interesting love lives, and feeling like I'm missing out on that."

'Bro culture', 'hooking up': we're seemingly consumed by sex, but society seems ready to forge a new path.

Is it ok... to break up by text? video

Breaking up by text - clean and kind, or cruel and cowardly?

Clean and kind, or cruel and cowardly? Kiwis discuss dumping their date via SMS.

Key to happy love life? Humility

The secret to everlasting love? When both partners are naturally humble.

If you want a loving, long-lasting relationship, you need to be humble. It may be that simple - and that hard.

Is casual sex good for you?

Amy Schumer and Bill Hader hook up in the comedy Trainwreck. But is casual sex a laughing matter?

These days "friends with benefits" are as common as platonic friends ... and they can benefit your self esteem too.

Adulterers' identities at risk

Hackers claim they have stolen data from cheating website Ashley Madison and are threatening to release it.

Hackers threaten to expose identities of the tens of millions of people who use hookup website Ashley Madison.

My gut told me he was cheating

"I promise you I had nobody here. Stop this. I've never been with anyone else." I believed him, and yet I knew.

When I returned home from holiday, our apartment felt different, ever so slightly off-kilter.

Loud sex 'scaring the kids'

When is sex too loud?

You know your loving's loud if it wakes the neighbour's children.

What are your deal breakers?

What characteristics would immediately shoot up a red flag and have you hightailing it in the other direction?

Imagine your ideal mate. What would he or she look like? Do for a living? Be passionate about?

The best age to get married

Age doesn't save your from divorce.

The older you are when you get married, the lower your chances for divorce? Turns out that's not quite true.

Why Charlize Theron is a ghost

From coupled up at Paris Couture Fashion Week to not responding to his texts ... the art of ghosting.

Ever stopped responding to texts, calls and emails from a lover? Then you're an impolite ghost.

Man's awkward third wheel selfies gallery

That Coke advert is really rubbing it in for this self-confessed third wheel.

We've all been a gooseberry - but this poor fella has played 'plus one' to his best mate's relationship for years.

How you stand can affect your feelings

Finding stability: With this study's findings, balance practice in yoga takes on a whole new importance.

Holding a cup of coffee makes you warm, while standing on shaky ground makes you feel unstable.

Research-proven flirting tips for guys

Like a girl and want to let her know? You can start by spending time with her.

Basically, start by acting like a decent human.

Is this a threat to your manhood? video

We can all appreciate the glory that is Joe Manganiello's physique.

I was mocked for going to the movie featuring Channing and his cheese-grater abs with my wife. I shouldn't have been.

Woman live tweets worst date ever

Anne Thériault has shared a painfully bad first date with the world by live tweeting it.

She could overhear the date while out for coffee. It was really, really bad.

Miranda Kerr's new billionaire

Miranda Kerr is in the Greek Islands with a fresh billionaire.

Depending on how you look at it, the model has either upgraded or downgraded her taste in billionaires.

He'll pay $14,800 for a girlfriend

American man Ren Lu You has set up a website that offers $14,800 to whoever can set him up with a girl he dates for more than six months. He's received thousands of responses.

If you find him a lady, he'll pay up: "I think a lot about how markets can make things more efficient."

Tinder adds 'verified' profiles

As fake celebrities go, 'Amanda' seems nice.

Dating app introduces new way for you to get rejected by celebrities.

I hate dating

Absolutely no thanks. I'll take my sleep ins, independence, and having my food exactly where I left it.

I don't date because I don't want to. Being alone is fantastic.

A Tinder date told her she was too fat...

A Tinder date told Michelle Thomas she was too fat for him to continue dating her. Her response? Epic.

His nine-paragraph fat shaming text was the worst. Her response was the best.

Taylor Swift is moving Calvin Harris in

A little summer lovin' for Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift.

Love moves fast in celeb land and it seems pop's favourite couple are about to shack up together.

Young Indians embrace dating apps

An Indian girl checks her mobile phone at a party hosted by "TrulyMadly," one of India's online dating apps in Gurgaon, India.

The apps are changing a deeply conservative country where arranged marriage is still the norm.

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