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“The Perfect Christmas” – An unbearable strain on any relationship?

There are points in every year where relationships come under extra pressure: Summer holidays, new school terms, Valentine’s Day of course, Christmas.  According to the mental health charity, Mind, one in three of us actively “dreads Christmas”.Ruth…
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Pornography in your Relationship – Harmless Distraction or Ruinous Addiction?

Pornography has never been so easy to get hold of.  Internet porn, offers images from the mildly titillating to the hard-core, at the click of a button, free to lap-tops, smart phones and tablets.  A recent study into on-line porn addiction…
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Loss of desire – Dare we talk about it? What happens when one partner loses interest in sex?

It is estimated that one in five couples in the UK (British Association of Sex and Marriage Therapists www.basmt.org.uk) experience difficulty with “loss of desire” or “decrease in libido”.  At LoveRelations, we notice couples saying…
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We were quoted in an article on office relationships in the Sun newspaper

https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/4583298/work-marriage-office-romance-spouse-relationship/
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Jealousy, Insecurity & Unbearable Anxiety

“Every time he checks his phone, I’m convinced it’s another woman”.  “When she says she’s going for a drink after work, I start to feel sick with dread…” “I used to be quite independent.  Now I can barely concentrate for…
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Romance and communication

With Valentines day now passed, I start to wonder if those husbands, wives and partners sigh in relief at another one gone?The media whip up the importance of romance and love all wrapped up in red roses, chocolates and candle light dinners.…
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Radio Marlow Interview on Relationships

Radio Marlow Interview on Relationships - Today I spent a pleasant hour being interviewed by my friend Diarmaid Fitzpatrick who I've got to know through the ManKind Project. Diarmaid presents mid morning matters on Radio Marlow, a UK based community…
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One Wish

I have often thought over the years that if I had just one wish what would that be? What would I change, do different or ask for?Many times I've daydreamed about one thing or another and thought my life would be better, more complete, happier,…
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Mid life transitions and mid life crises

A mid-life crisis, transition or transformation is usually experienced around the age of 40 plus or minus 20 years. One of the first to write on the subject was the psychologist Carl Jungwho struggled in his own mid-life and came up with the…