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Enough of the gender wars! We’re meant to be adults. And the Gillette advertisement should be judged on its wider merits, not on whether it panders to women

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Marie Kondo wants us to change our lives, by becoming less messy - but does her new Netflix documentary unwittingly reveal that some things are better left just as they are?

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Our reliance on social media is increasing steadily, and with it our levels of anxiety.

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Women shouldn’t be told how to appear, whether it’s a glossy magazine asking us to slim down or Jameela Jamil telling us to look uglier for the benefit of of society

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In today’s enlightened climate, there’s no getting around it: a lot of our old favourite songs, films and books are going to have to go in the bin

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Luxury might come with an accompanying sense of guilt in its consumer – but there are times when we should learn to embrace the little indulgences in life

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If you would genuinely rather die than be dragged out of an audience to participate in whatever’s happening on stage, then you’re not alone

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The #MeToo movement has sparked a new dating trend: men are now asking their partners to record themselves giving consent ahead of intercourse. Sexy? Hardly. A defence against a possible rape charge? Not a chance

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Comparisons are odious – just don’t tell the Spice Girls, because they’re about to hear a lot of them

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These days, it’s all about being on brand – so it’s time to know yours well, and choose your language accordingly.

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Those who can ‘fake it till they make it’ might be more successful in life, but are they always happy? Our columnist has her doubts

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These days, people don’t expect to make it in the creative arts unless they’re Instagram-savvy, picture-perfect commodities – so Anna Burns’s Booker win is surprising and welcome news

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Let’s not be too hard on Pigeon-Head Man. His surreal act of aggression has gone viral and helped draw attention to the housing crisis in Ireland

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News of Orla Kiely’s fashion business troubles came as a surprise to many last week, but not to this columnist

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Ironically, the more openly we talk about sex in public, the more fraught our personal relationships are. We’re not short on discourse, but empathy