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'Trump broke my marriage'

Lynn Aronberg with US President Donald Trump (aka President Homewrecker).

She's aboard the Trump train. Her husband's a Democrat. It was never going to end well.

Sex talks with small people

As a schoolgirl, Amie Richardson caused upset in the playground after explaining that babies aren't delivered by the stork.

OPINION: Talking about sex with your kids can be awkward – and "the right age" seems to be up for debate.

Housewives star makes sex doco

Julia Sloane (left), stands with other Auckland housewives Anne Blatley Burton and Angela Stone.

Julia Sloane, who was accused of a racist remark on reality doco, trying to reignite her on-camera career.

Snooping couple can't let it go

Is it right to ask your partner to remove Facebook photos of his ex?

He snooped on her phone, she's miffed about his Facebook photos. Now what?

Couple finally meet after 3 years

Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas finally met three years after they matched on Tinder. Their slow burning flirtation ...

It wasn't probably the meet-up of their dreams, but it was still pretty cute.

Can it work if you can't agree?

Can a relationship really work when you have vast ideological differences?

OPINION: Do relationships with fundamental differences in beliefs really last?

Why we need to talk about the cervix

"It will catch on here eventually and that will cause the whole topic to feel a lot safer."

Many women have a numb cervix, according to Wellington sex expert Olivia Bryant.

Why do we think love is easy?

Maybe if things are too easy, it's a sign that the relationship isn't so good after all.

OPINION: Most people don't want to admit it, but relationships are bloody hard work.

Get a cleaner, improve your marriage

The secret to a happy marriage? A cleaner.

OPINION: Don't feel guilty - getting a cleaner is good for you and your relationship.

I want to get married, he doesn't

What happens if only one of you wants to get married?

Q&A: It's been 7 years and he's still not keen on marriage. So now what?

Prince Albert's advice for Meghan Markle

Prince Albert of Monaco says Meghan Markle's work as an actress will go some way towards preparing her for the media ...

Monaco's heir and Grace Kelly's son says Prince Harry's girlfriend should "keep calm and carry on."

Why I adjusted my 'husband list'

Does it really matter if one of you is more educated than the other?

OPINION: I never thought I'd be open to dating someone with less education.

Can you stay friends with ex's family?

They say when you get married, you marry your spouse's friends and family, too. So what happens after a divorce?

They say when you get married, you marry your spouse's friends and family, too. So what happens after a divorce?

Are you dating a psychopath?

Things may start out great, but keep an eye out for certain danger signs.

The relationship might start out great but keep an eye out for these 14 danger signs.

The WoF test for relationships

Does your relationship need a tweak or an overhaul?

Are you in a fit and healthy relationship? Here are seven questions to consider.

The problem with lauding 'normal' girls

Ben Affleck with "regular girl" Lindsay Shookus in New York.

Ben Affleck's new girlfriend isn't Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Lopez or Gwyneth Paltrow. That doesn't make her "normal".

No, men aren't always up for it

Despite common belief, men aren't always up for sex.

OPINION: The idea that men think about nothing but sex is a myth, says Lee Suckling.

How do I teach my kid about sex?

Young children are much more open to talking about sex than teenagers.

Q&A: "I'm starting to feel anxious about how to raise our children without the hang-ups we had."

Dating mistake smart women make

Why can't a woman be with a man less educated or intelligent than herself, asks Kerri Sackville.

OPINION: Why can't a woman be with a man less educated or intelligent than herself?

How sex ed failed NZ women

Are teenage girls learning enough in sex ed at schools?

OPINION: "I was absolutely petrified. I thought I was hemorrhaging and bleeding to death."

Cancer sufferer's miracle wedding

Kiri Reynolds married Grant Collins at a ceremony in Rangiora on July 8.

Kiri Reynolds lost her home in the Christchurch earthquake. Then life got much worse but her friends wanted to help.

Why you need to be cheated on

Everybody needs to be the victim of infidelity.

OPINION: Being cheated on makes us stronger, because we're otherwise too naive.

Do men really move on faster?

Ben Affleck debuted his new relationship with SNL producer Lindsay Shookus.

Recent celeb breakups beg the question - are men better at getting over relationships?

My partner doesn't initiate sex

It's both of your jobs to initiate sex, says psychologist Robyn Salisbury.

He says he "wants to be wanted", but so do I. So, what do we do?

The secret lives of sex addicts

Sexual disorders had a fraught history of medicalising sexual appetites.

'I would go to dark places', says Joshua* of his sexual behaviour, but a diagnosis doesn't exist.

A princess too young for trolls

Princess Charlotte celebrated her second birthday in May.

Just because you can say something it doesn't mean you should.

Tinder couple to meet after 3 years

Josh Avsec and Michelle Arendas are set to meet three years after they matched on Tinder. Their slow burning flirtation ...

They're finally going on a first date — in Maui.

Jay-Z: Marriage not 'built on truth' video

Jay-Z: "We built this big, beautiful mansion of a relationship that wasn't totally built on the 100 percent truth and it ...

"We got to a place where in order for this to work, this can't be fake. I'm not saying it wasn't uncomfortable because it was."

When exes crawl out of woodwork

Once you change your relationship status on Facebook to single, men long buried in your past start popping up.

OPINION: A funny thing happens when you become single after a relationship: men long buried in your past start popping up.

Sex-ed for rest homes

Researcher Dr Catherine Cook, left, and Age Concern Nelson Tasman manager Sue Tilby in Nelson before the start of a June ...

Age Concern is thrilled to see more people talking about sex in rest homes.

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