The week in celeb Instagrams

It may be their final season, but the Big Bang Theory cast is still all smiles.

This week, the Big Bang cast goes behind the scenes, The Rock enjoys a pony ride and the Spice Girls celebrate.

Bride calls out cheating groom

What would you do if you found out the night before your wedding that your partner was cheating on you? (File photo)

Instead of reading out her vows on her wedding day, this woman read out his cheating text messages.

Why aren't young people having sex? video

Stats suggest people in their 20s and beyond are having sex less frequently than previous generations were having at ...

The good news is young people are having sex later and less frequently. But that's also bad news.

We last had sex five years ago

I am getting on in years but still have an urge for sex. My problem is that my wife does not like to participate in ...

ADVICE: I love my wife very much, but she has just withdrawn from the physical side of our relationship.

Michelle Obama NZ's designer video

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's ...

The former US First Lady has chosen a New Zealand designer for one of her book tour outfits.

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30: New city, job, life

Will I ever get out of this city?

Bored with Auckland and sick of climbing house prices, I moved to the capital.

DIY: Upholstered headboard gallery video

Bring a luxe touch into the bedroom for less with this step-by-step project from crafting queen Clever Poppy.

Ex-state houses have potential

At home with Chris Parker

love & sex

I don't understand lesbian sex

A reader asks: is lesbian sex really "sex".

Is sex between women truly sex, or simply stimulation?

Why won't he lose weight for me?

ADVICE: He's a good husband but his weight problem turns me off.

"You want another date? Ask for it!"

Guys only ask me out once

ADVICE: How do I get asked on that elusive second date?

beauty

The problem with ponytails video

Ariana Grande has said her ponytail leaves her in "constant pain".

It may be Ariana Grande's signature style but it also leaves her in "constant pain".

Life's a bitch and so is my face

OPINION: What's wrong? Oh, that's just your normal face.

Modern balm cleansers are the way to go.

What our grandmas got right

When it comes to cleansing, I'm all for an updated version of an extremely old-school approach.

well & good

We tried run club

The social element is reason enough to try a running club. The group motivation is another.

Running with a group takes the boredom out of putting one foot in front of the other.

How to avoid conflict

Communication and forgiveness are powerful weapons in reducing conflict.

The life a new kidney gave me

Am I having a midlife crisis?

life

Grown women who love boybands

Plenty of women have been bitten by the One Direction bug.

"But you like them ironically, right?" Nope - these women are all in.

Mail-order books in the 80s

A catalogue book club delivered parcels – and crucial knowledge – to this small-town girl in the 1980s.

Non-binary finery

Refugee children's first snowfall video

luxury

A postcard from the royal OE

Medals for effort: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington.

OPINION: Dear Granny, the Kiwis went mad for us. Weird, eh? Love, Harry.

New distillery casts golden glow

Pristine spring water lures whisky distillery to country town and locals couldn't be happier.

Funeral directors Alistair Sowman, left, and Barry Holmwood have seen many different types of service over the years.

Diamonds from the dearly departed

It's often said that diamonds are forever and a Marlborough funeral home is using cremation ashes to create lasting memorials.

Video

Hockney makes a record splash

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) was the subject of frenzied bidding in New York.

Parenting

Raising boys in #MeToo age video

Vincent, 9, is growing up in the #MeToo era.

Girls can do anything, right - but what about boys? Why do parents still get sideways looks when their boys wear a dress, or play with a doll?

Am I having a midlife crisis?

Who am I? Am I the person I've always thought I was? What do people think of me? Am I happy? What does it mean to be happy?

Sophie Harvey, 4, takes Irish dancing, swimming and athletics classes each week.

Are toddlers' classes worth it?

Preschoolers can now take classes in soccer, rugby, yoga, hip hop, private tennis lessons and Irish dancing. But are they Just preying on busy parents?

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