Why forgiveness is one of the most important parts of your relationship
Forgiving your partner if they’ve done something to upset you can be one of the hardest things to do in a relationship. When you’re feeling disappointed, angry or betrayed, the idea of forgiving someone can feel a little bit like giving in...
Second marriages can their own have their own unique problems. We look at how you can address these and have a happy second marriage.
Are you getting your relationship 'five a day'?
Are you getting your five a day when it comes to the good stuff that will nourish and sustain your relationship? Magic five Award winning marital therapist, researcher and author Dr John Gottman made a key observation of couples who stayed...
How to make a long distance relationship work
Being in a long distance relationship can make it hard to maintain a connection but there's a lot you can do to feel closer when you're living apart.
Why communication isn't always the most important thing in a relationship
There is a popular belief that ‘communication’ is the most important thing in a relationship. When couples come to counselling they often say their problem is with ‘communication’. And the thing they want to fix about their relationship is...
Feeling lonely in your relationship
Feeling lonely can leave you wondering if there's something wrong with your relationship but finding a way to talk about how you feel can help to bring you both closer.
The top 5 skills for a happy relationship
What are the skills you need to keep your relationship strong? Here are five of our counsellors' top picks.
Learning to trust in a new relationship
We often worry that a new partner won’t accept us warts and all – that they won’t like and accept us once they’re familiar with our quirks and faults. But trust is an essential part of any relationship. It’s the foundation block upon which...
Talking to friends about relationship problems
Asking for help with your relationships can be really difficult. But talking to your friends or family about your relationships can be really important. It can give you new perspectives on what you’re dealing with, help you realise that...