Family relationships and children’s mental health in Wales

We know that there is a strong link between happy family lives and better mental health Evidence indicates rising demand for children’s and young people’s mental health services. Children and young people therefore need to be able to...

Read this post

Let's talk about sex in Wales!

A fifth of people in Wales are dissatisfied with their sex life Over a fifth (22%) of people in Wales are dissatisfied with their sex life and over a third (36%) have experienced a sexual problem according to new figures from Relate Cymru...

Read this post

Gareth’s story. Domestic Violence Perpetrator Programme.

My name is Gareth and I have attended Relate’s Choose2Change for the last 18 months. I think the best way to describe my situation is to give you a brief account of my life and what changes have happened to me over the last 18 months. When...

Read this post

Strengthening families to tackle poverty in Wales

I was interested to read the new report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, We can solve poverty in the UK.  It describes how almost anyone can experience poverty. We at Relate know that unexpected events such as bereavement, illness,...

Read this post

Summer (not so) loving?

  We at Relate Cymru are preparing ourselves for a spike in calls this September in the immediate post-holiday period in line with national trends. Relate saw a nine per cent increase in calls last year and is ready for a similar onslaught...

Read this post

We need new ways to tackle child poverty in Wales

It is widely acknowledged that good quality relationships are important for preventing poverty, which is one of the three key themes of the Welsh Government’s Tackling Poverty Action Plan. Research indicates that poverty is both a cause...

Read this post
Ask Ammanda

My husband of 42 years says he wants a sex change

A woman writes into Ask Ammanda saying she feels lost and betrayed after finding out her husband is considering a sex change

Read this post