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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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Surviving an emotional / limerence affair

Emotional / Limerence affairs When dealing with emotional affairs, without fail when we are working with the betrayed and or the betrayer in our affair recovery practice, when we mention limerence and its symptoms, there is invariably a light…
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Limerence - How to recover from it

The one thing i can't stress more than anything is limerence is all about us. Our LO's are just catalysts. They are mirrors that show us our own difficulties in forming healthy relationships. There is no magical other, no quick fix through…
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A video on treatments for limerence, co-dependency, other addictions

Thanks for watching our video about treatments for limerence, co-dependency and other addictions at loverelations.co.uk!
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Love Relations welcome video

Thanks for watching our welcome video at loverelations.co.uk!
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Let Me In

Let me in! What do you need from me to show you that I care? What can I do for you to say I will be there? How can I explain to you the love that fills my heart? How do I make you see, that I've felt it from the start? Why do you question…
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Understanding Our Emotional Needs is NOT easy - but it CAN be -

I rarely publish other blogger's articles unless I feel there is some value in doing so. The following article penned by  psychotherapy colleague Peter Mullhall is one of these rare gems. It is an excellent article describing how our emotional…
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Should I go? Should I stay? - Separation

Separating with SenseWe use this term because for many relationships where one or both partners wish to go their separate ways, all rational thinking and sense goes out of the window!!The reality is that understanding the dynamics involved…
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Becoming more self-aware

From our own perspectives of supporting people through crises over the past 20 years, We have experienced first hand how a high level of self-awareness of that person directly impacts how they weather the storm.We are all in relationship…
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On being parented by the “victim”

My father has been away for a few weeks and I’ve been feeling good. When he is away my joints don’t ache. Last night he called and our conversation was pleasant as they often are. We have rebuilt bridges over the past two years, including…