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Madeleine Holden

Madeleine Holden is a lawyer and freelance writer based between Berlin and New Zealand. She writes about relationships, sex, gender and whatever the hell else she feels like for MEL.

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Why Women Have Sex With Their Bras On

We’re not trying to recreate PG-13 rom-coms. Sex with a little less self-consciousness is better for everyone involved

We Can’t Escape the Trope of the Breakup Dinner

Dumping her at a fancy restaurant is a scenario calculated for good TV. In reality? It’s a disaster.

The Trouble With Epigenetics, the Trendy Topic of ‘Inherited Trauma’

Is pain really ‘passed down through DNA’? The new trauma discourse rests on scant evidence — and, dangerously, glosses over the greater truth

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