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Home alone with the baby… and gruesome Scandi crime drama

Parenting tasks are multiplied by two, banana pulp is everywhere – but at least there’s TV murderFor the first time since my son was born, I am parenting alone. My wife’s trip...

Pete Davidson is dating an older woman – why is the world shocked?

Misogyny is behind the criticism of the Saturday Night Live comedian’s relationship with Kate BeckinsaleQuiz time! Put your calculators away, please, I have a maths problem designed to test every inch of...

How we live together: the ‘life wives’

We’re on the same wavelength – it’s like she can read my mindZahra Jones, 40Amy and I have known each other for nearly 25 years. We met...

My Husband Wants to Hide Our Pregnancy From His Family

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group.Dear Care and Feeding,My husband is the...

Dear New Moms, You Don’t Have To Do All The Things Or Please All...

I was a brand-new mom, and my son, 4 months old at the time, had been sleeping horribly. He was a baby, so bad sleep is to be expected to some extent, but this kid seemed to be...

Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian: ‘Dating is caught up in ego, power and control’

Her short story was read by millions online – then things got weird. The writer talks about viral fame, power games and her new collection of twisted talesKristen Roupenian’s short story Cat...

Divorce, Islam and me: ‘I will for ever be the woman who left two...

When my arranged marriage ended, my parents decided to set me up again. But finding love isn’t that easy...Iwas 19 the first time marriage was mentioned. My mother told me about a...

The Transformation Of Dating Over The Years

Ever wondered how your parents and grandparents dated? You have seen their black and white couple photos in albums but never really cared what it was really like to date back then or if dating existed at...

Blind date: ‘He probably thinks I’m looking for an Irish passport’

Emily, 26, charity worker, and Barry, 24, maths teacherBarry on EmilyWhat were you hoping for?A laugh, good conversation and nice food.First impressions?She needs...

Surprising Dating Advice for Finding Love After 40

If you’re single and over 40, chances are your BFF, your parents, your siblings, and maybe even the stranger in the checkout line, are all offering you their unsolicited dating advice. While Aunt Debby may have a point,...

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