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Monday 11 November 2013
Culture Featured Life

sponsored post : how do you know when you’re ‘in a relationship’?

Zoya J. Patel
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(Image: Hojusaram) This post was sponsored by eHarmony.com.au. If you have a question about sponsored posts, please contact Zoya at editor@lipmag.com. It’s coming up to the two-year mark for my relationship with my boyfriend. Two years feels both very long, and very short. On one hand, I feel like we’ve been together forever and can’t…
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Thursday 3 October 2013
News

in brief: online dating website charges users to filter by body type

Sarah Iuliano
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Dating website OKCupid has begun charging users $4.95 per month to filter fellow matchmaking hopefuls based on their physique. The choice to charge for the filter reportedly comes down to allowing fairer interactions on the site. ‘If everyone could sort through attractiveness – which is crowdsourced by users on the site – only very attractive…
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Thursday 3 October 2013
Culture Life

a dating dilemma – where do you meet new people these days?

Zoya Patel
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(Image via Flickr) This post was sponsored by eHarmony.com.au. If you have a question about sponsored posts, please contact Zoya at editor@lipmag.com. The past year has been full of milestones for my social group, most of them tied to the fact that most of us have now graduated university, and are either in or are…
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Wednesday 11 September 2013
Culture Life Sexuality

sponsored post : are women becoming more confident in the bedroom?

lip magazine
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(Image via Jean KOULEV) This post was sponsored by C-date. If you have questions or concerns about sponsored posts, contact Zoya at editor@lipmag.com. There is a narrative about sex that I think we all have come to believe, somewhat subconsciously, without really examining it. It’s that in the bedroom (and in a heterosexual context), men…
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Friday 30 August 2013
Culture Featured Life

sponsored post: how to get through a long distance relationship

Zoya J. Patel
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Image via Winter Pearl on Flickr   This post was sponsored by eHarmony.com.au. If you have a question about sponsored posts, please contact Zoya at editor@lipmag.com. Last year, I spent six months living in one city, while my boyfriend lived in another. We were separated by 659km, very different working hours and the kind of…
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Thursday 8 August 2013
Culture Featured Life

sponsored post : can women make the first move in dating?

Zoya J. Patel
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This post was sponsored by eHarmony.com.au. If you have a question about sponsored posts, please contact Zoya at editor@lipmag.com. **This article is written with an assumption of heteronormativity, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t keen on hearing about other sexualities also!** You know the rules – when it comes to dating, men do the asking,…
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Wednesday 3 October 2012
Culture Featured

www.woo-you

Chloe Wheeler
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Internet dating. The idea of being physically swept off your feet by a tall dark and handsome stranger replaced by the virtual sweep of a…well any persona the alter-ego is capable of conjuring. For someone of a natural over-analytical disposition, the thought of plating myself up for the picking by every love-lusting Tom, Dick or…
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Wednesday 24 November 2010
Culture Opinion

the myspace shot.

Emma Schenk
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Photographs are nothing like they used to be. They were once a luxury, where you only had twelve shots on the camera roll so you had to make them special. Now, everywhere you go there is a person with a camera, and people always crowd around and smile their fake smiles, no matter how happy…
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Wednesday 10 November 2010
Culture Featured Opinion

love out loud: world wide weird

Dunja Kay
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Like most people (probably), I like to think of myself as rather open-minded. But one stigma I’ve never quite managed to shake is that of online dating. Still, I was curious, so when my friend suggested that I sign up to a dating site and write a column about the experience, I figured I would…
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