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# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: Is my generation doomed to be miserable?
When I say “Dear” you say “Fifi”.
# lgbt love
Lesbian love story is banned in Kenya - but a hit in Cannes
The director went from being a national hero to accused of corrupting Kenyan youth.
# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: How do you deal with the anxiety of social media?
The snow is gone, but you still have Dear Fifi’s cold heart to cling to.
# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: How am I meant to flirt with women in the #MeToo era?
# bad date
This lad's awful behaviour on a first date has totally transfixed the internet
# happy relations
12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least
There had been questions over whether the agreement would be terminated.
# out of style
Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston have split up, and the internet's all 'TOLD YOU SO'
Who’s getting his ‘I <3 TS’ vest top?
# Valentines
WATCH: Can two people already in a relationship go on a date? employees sat down and settled it once and for all.
Just started dating? Here are some ways to casually mark Valentine’s Day
You’ve only started dating, so what are the Valentine’s Day ‘rules’?
# Domestic Abuse
Pauline Tully describes being stabbed 13 times on Christmas Eve by garda-killer husband
Pearse McAuley is now serving 12 years for the attack on Pauline Tully.
'My illness does not define my relationship. I have schizophrenia and he loves me for who I am'
Nicola Hynds says her relationship is the same as any other, but because of her struggles with her mental health, she has to deal with the stigma.
Should you be friends with your ex?
Similar to the age old question, can men and women really be friends, the answer is, of course, yes. But, only if there are literally ZERO romantic feelings on either part.
The J1 was a rite of passage for me. We're not all party-animals
There’s fear that the J1 Visa programme could come to an abrupt end, but Catherine Devine says she spent her summer engaging in American culture, not partying and acting out of control.
# on the stage
Oedipus? He's not just a guy who married his mother...
The Sophocles play is getting a new outing on the Abbey stage. Its director and musical director tell us what to expect.
# freedom
11 reasons why being single is actually the best
Like you needed telling.
# Cheaters
These are the countries that care most and least about cheating
It’s really not that big a deal in France.
# love hate
Manuel Pellegrini has taken a dig at Jose Mourinho
The Chilean coach says he is the polar opposite of the Chelsea manager.
# listen up
10 things Irish girls need their boyfriends to know
Pay attention.
# Anger
'I’m very irritated by this question' - Van Gaal hits out over Giggs relationship
The Welshman was unmoved by the Dutchman’s celebrations following Manchester United’s win over Newcastle United.
# Cash
England's Dublin-born cricketer subject to blackmail plot over messages
A “five-figure sum” was demanded to prevent details being revealed about a relationship Morgan had with an Australian woman.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: A miracle phone battery, updating your relationship status and the kitchen of the future
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
Ryan Tubridy and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin release statement confirming split
The couple are “no longer together”.
# what's mine is yours
Living with your boyfriend/girlfriend? Here's how they could get maintenance after you break up
Shacked up with your other half? You need to read this.
# Your Say
Poll: Is three months too soon to get married?
Singer Cheryl Cole recently got secretly wed to her boyfriend after a three month romance.
# it's complicated
Couples reach Facebook low 85 days after declaring "in a relationship"
It’s Facebook’s world. We just live in it.
# his take
We went speed-dating in Valentine's week. Here's 7 things we learned...
The humanity.
# give peas a chance
Woman files for divorce over the way her husband eats peas
Apparently the little things really do count.
# issues
Guy live tweets neighbours' breakup, with hilarious results
No but seriously, are they getting pizza?
# right there
Watch an entire relationship... in five minutes
With the obligatory Facebook stalking.
# troubled water?
Joan Burton: ‘Eamon Gilmore has always been supportive of me and I am for him’
Recently there has been speculation that the relationship between the leader and deputy leader of the Labour Party is turning sour, but she says this is not the case.
# North Korea
Kim Jong-un's ex-lover executed by firing squad
The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think proposals should be in public or private?
Does the idea of a public proposal fill you with dread, or would you love the world to know about your love?
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Respect
'I wasn't surprised. He has made the right choice' - Keane on Ferguson
The former Manchester United captain feels “privileged” to have played under the Scot.
Column: 11 ways to handle your child's first teen disco
Are the scare stories about teenage discos really true? Sheila O’Malley has some advice on how to navigate this rite of passage.
Column: Ireland’s relationship with Britain has moved on. Let’s not fall back
We should be over our outrage at petty jibes by now, writes John Verling. Both countries have grown up.
Column: Body language – can it tell us what people are thinking and not saying?
Non-verbal communication is key at the beginning of a relationship, but it should be kept up, writes Lisa O’Hara.
# celeb split
Stevie Wonder and wife to divorce
The legendary singer is to divorce from his second wife, Kai Miller Morris.
# modern lovers
VIDEO: Couple meet for the first time… after five-year relationship
Apparently this is how love works for the kids these days.
Treasury Holdings calls for mediation to secure sale of NAMA loans
It is seeking a third party to negotiate with potential overseas investors in Irish property and loan portfolios to “secure the best deal for NAMA and the taxpayer”.