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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

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I'm sick of marriage... and it's only been three months

A woman writes into Ask Ammanda saying her marriage to her husband has been a real disappointment - and it's only just started.

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New study shows 18% of married or cohabiting couples are in distressed relationships

The new research, published by Relate shows almost one in five married or cohabiting couples are in distressed relationships: that's 2.87 million people across the UK*.

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Relationships benefit our mental health: join us to campaign for investment in relationship support

Many of us know from our day-to-day lives the impact that relationships can have on our mental health – both good and bad. And at Relate we know from our clinical experience, as well as wider research evidence, that relationships are vital...

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Email the Minister for Community and Social Care

Many of us know from our day-to-day lives the impact that relationships can have on our mental health – both good and bad. So we’re delighted that Mental Health Awareness Week this year focuses on the importance of friends, partners and...

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I feel isolated and lonely - and we've been married less than a year

A woman in her late twenties says her husband's controlling nature is making her doubt her new marriage.

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Running the London Marathon for Relate - meet Ellie!

With just under one month to go until the London Marathon we check in on our runner, Ellie.

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