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  • Tips for Celebrating Mother’s Day as a new parent

    21 Mar 11:19

    Mother’s Day used to be simple. But now that you’re a parent you not only have to worry about what to get for your mum, but you have to think about your partner as well. ... (continued)

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  • How becoming a mother affects your relationship

    20 Mar 16:28

    Becoming a mother is one of life’s big events. The transition to motherhood is not easy and nothing can fully prepare you for the changes that will happen not only to your body bu... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about mothers?

    20 Mar 16:22

    Mothers - where would we be without them? When we’re little, they’re there to feed and clothe us, kiss our bumps and bruises and scare away any monsters hiding under the ... (continued)

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  • Dealing with disapproval as a same-sex couple

    26 Feb 14:57

    Although it appears attitudes towards LGBT individuals and same-sex couples are becoming more positive, many LGBT people still face a considerable amount of stigma, discrimination and p... (continued)

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  • Being in your first same-sex relationship

    19 Feb 15:10

    Being in your very first relationship is an exciting time. But when you’re gay, lesbian or bisexual, your first relationship can be difficult. Same-sex couples face unique diff... (continued)

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  • Same-sex couples: Becoming a parent

    18 Feb 14:40

    Deciding to start a family of your own is a huge decision for any couple to make. For heterosexual couples, the path to parenthood is typically more straightforward. But for same-sex... (continued)

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  • Did you know this about same-sex relationships?

    17 Feb 12:03

    Did you know that same-sex partners are happier with the quality of their relationship than heterosexual couples? According to a survey by the Open University, same-sex couples are also... (continued)

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • New Year New You – Making healthy changes with your partner

    07 Jan 13:59

    New Year’s resolutions are pretty hard to keep. Research by the University of Scranton suggests that just 8% of people actually stick to their New Year’s goals. So when y... (continued)

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  • Student Long Distance Relationship Tips

    10 Dec 14:45

    As mentioned in our Going to Uni: How it affects your relationship article, many students go abroad, or to the opposite end of the country in order to study and as a result, end up in l... (continued)

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  • My Partner doesn't want to have sex any more - help!

    29 Jun 12:02

    On theCoupleConnection.net forum we see lots of posts about sex, or lack of it. Lots of you worry that your partner doesn’t fancy you anymore because they never initiate sex. The ... (continued)

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  • How to save your relationship on your own

    27 Mar 17:17

    Whenever I tell someone that they don't have to wait for their partner to commit to saving their relationship, I always get a quizzical look and sometimes downright scepticism: Does... (continued)

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  • Affairs, jealousy and Facebook

    11 Jan 12:21

    Most of us are guilty of looking up an old flame on Facebook and having a good old nosey at their new life without us. But at what point does common curiosity turn into plain old cheati... (continued)

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  • The power of positive thinking: putting some ‘spring’ into your relationship

    03 May 15:05

    The new season is finally here, and as you get ready to clear out the wardrobe, dust round the skirting boards, and look towards the uplifting summer months ahead, why not take some ... (continued)

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  • Tips: Overcoming jealousy

    24 Oct 16:34

    Jealousy is a normal emotion experienced by many people in relationships, but it’s important not to let it get out of control. Our top tips will help you manage jealousy and wo... (continued)

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  • Tips: Creating a Work - Life Balance

    25 Oct 10:31

    Couples in the UK spend more hours at work than those living anywhere else in Europe and many feel their time with their partner and children has suffered as a result. Check out these t... (continued)

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  • Think sensual not sexual

    21 Feb 10:39

    Sex is not just about penetration or orgasms it is a sensual experience that involves all your senses and your whole body. Thinking sensual removes any performance anxiety and leaves... (continued)

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  • Health and relationships - creating better physical and emotional wellbeing - relationship advice

    30 Aug 12:05

    Is your relationship affecting your health? Have you ever heard that a good relationship will benefit your health? The great news is recent research has found this to be true. But he... (continued)

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  • Getting on better with your partner - How to improve your relationship

    06 Sep 13:35

    How well do you know your partner? For most couples there are parts of their relationship that work really well and other parts that don't. When couples have been together a ... (continued)

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  • Tips: Sex and building intimacy

    25 Oct 10:24

    When you’re no longer in the first throws of romance, it’s normal for sex to fall off your list of priorities. But you can rebuild intimacy. Check out the tips below for som... (continued)

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  • Loss of Intimacy

    05 Mar 15:48

    Part of being intimate is being sexual together. When there is a problem in the sexual relationship it can be very difficult for couples. This article looks at some of the reasons why a... (continued)

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  • Affairs and jealousy - The green eyed monster

    14 Aug 09:11

    Most of us will experience feelings of jealousy in our relationship from time to time. Some times we can laugh them off; other times they might cause us anxiety. Mild feelings of ... (continued)

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  • Is this site for me?

    20 Aug 09:54

    CoupleConnection.net - is this site for me? Do you want to get back to how things ‘used to be’ with your partner? Are you worried about your relationship? Do you ... (continued)

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  • How to save your relationship on your own

    27 Mar 17:17

    Whenever I tell someone that they don't have to wait for their partner to commit to saving their relationship, I always get a quizzical look and sometimes downright scepticism: Does... (continued)

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  • What Other Couples Say About Getting on Better with my Partner

    14 Aug 15:26

    Do you ever find you and your partner just don't get along? Do the smallest disagreements sometimes turn into blazing rows? Living together and dealing with all the stresses and ... (continued)

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  • Housework- domestic bliss and household chores

    14 Aug 08:52

    Who does what around the house in your relationship? Nearly all men and women say that when you both work full-time, you should both share household chores between each other as ... (continued)

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  • Getting on Better with my Partner - The Trouble with you is...

    14 Aug 15:27

    All couples argue, and while some do it more than others, it's usually about similar things. Who does what at home? How should we bring up the children? Why are they always wor... (continued)

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  • A psychologist's perspective on trust

    04 Nov 16:00

    Psychologist, Janet Reibstein, discusses trust and relationships. To view a text only version click here.

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  • Fancying and Flirting with Other People

    17 Oct 16:27

    Unsurprisingly, many couples argue about flirting and fancying others. You don’t start affairs without fancying. It’s an article of faith that partners should command eac... (continued)

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  • Tips: Overcoming jealousy

    24 Oct 16:34

    Jealousy is a normal emotion experienced by many people in relationships, but it’s important not to let it get out of control. Our top tips will help you manage jealousy and wo... (continued)

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