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  • Relationships in later life: overcoming sex and intimacy issues faced by mature couples

    15 Oct 14:44

    Most of us are aware that the frequency and intensity of sexual contact in a couple relationship tends to reduce over time. But it’s not as dire as you’d expect. Research... (continued)

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  • Relationships in later life: New relationships

    14 Oct 14:46

    As the number of older adults who are single continues to rise, it’s never been more common to start dating in later life. Whether you’re recently separated, bereaved or ... (continued)

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  • Relationships in later life: the impact of retirement on mature couples

    09 Oct 14:36

    For many older couples, retirement is a long-awaited event where they can finally fulfil life-long dreams. While this transition can be exciting, retirement comes with its own set of... (continued)

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  • Take the work-life balance pledge

    22 Sep 15:19

    The modern day workplace can feel like a highly pressurised environment. Demanding workloads, long and uncertain hours, plus the general stresses associated with work can easily spill o... (continued)

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  • Disabled dating: Sex and intimacy

    12 Sep 12:25

    There are countless types of disability and physical impairment in the world. And just as no two people are the same, no two people go through the same experience of living with a disab... (continued)

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  • Tips for couples having a second child

    10 Sep 17:14

    Couples tend to get a lot of attention when they make the transition to parenthood. But when couples decide they want to have more children and extend the family, they don’t get t... (continued)

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  • Body confidence and self-esteem in relationships

    22 Aug 12:01

    When you’re planning a beach holiday with your partner, nothing can strike more fear in your heart than the thought of having to walk around half naked in front of strangers. B... (continued)

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  • Your first summer holiday together

    11 Aug 12:43

    For many couples, going on that first holiday together is considered a major milestone in the relationship. Like any holiday, your first romantic trip together requires a lot of plan... (continued)

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  • How does football affect couple relationships?

    01 Jul 11:47

    In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a big sporting event happening in Brazil at the moment. Quite a few countries are participating, and it involves kicking a ball for 90 mi... (continued)

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  • What mature couples say about happy marriages

    24 Jun 14:39

    Finding someone to love and stay with for the rest of your life is something many of us aspire to. Here, couples who have been married for 30 years or more talk about their relations... (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (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 yo... (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Is your partner too controlling?

    20 Jul 16:04

    Feeling your partner is too controlling is a serious issue; often the warning signs are there very early on in a relationship but tend to get ignored. Possessive and jealous behaviou... (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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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (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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  • 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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