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Rebuilding Trust After An Affair

Is it possible to rebuild trust in a relationship after an affair? Dr David Perl, specialist couples psychotherapist and founder of LoveRelations, believes this is one of the biggest challenges a couple faces. “Over a third of the couples…
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Jealousy and Insecurity - What's ruining your relationship?

It is a common misconception that jealousy is a sign of love.  Shakespeare, writing about “the green eyed monster” knew as much when he created Othello.  Othello, filled with jealousy and suspicion, fuelled by Iago, goes on to murder his…
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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.…