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  • Your Brief Guide to Shared Parental Leave

    14 Apr 09:46

    You may have heard a lot about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in the last week. The new rights, which allow both parents/partners to share up to 50 weeks of leave between them after the bi... (continued)

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  • Relationship status? It’s complicated

    09 Apr 16:56

    Relationship status? It’s complicated When people list their relationship status as “it’s complicated”, you may wonder what could be so complicated about it. ... (continued)

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  • Two thirds of men would be happy to be a stay-at-home dad

    30 Mar 16:09

    Despite mums traditionally dealing with the majority of childcare, a new study has revealed that three quarters of men would be happy to quit work during their son or daughter’s f... (continued)

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  • Want to learn more about your relationship? Get LoveSmart!

    25 Feb 11:26

    Where do you go to learn about relationships? To help young adults get more information on the realities of being in a couple, relationships charity OnePlusOne has launched LoveSmart. ... (continued)

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  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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  • How to convert your civil partnership to marriage

    01 Dec 16:56

    As of 10 December 2014, previously civil-partnered couples will have the option to convert their union to marriage. There are two ways to convert your civil partnership into a marria... (continued)

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  • Porn and couple relationships

    25 Nov 11:32

    Do you feel like your partner watches too much porn, or prefers watching porn to being physically intimate with you? You’re not alone. On theCoupleConnection, many of our users co... (continued)

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

    29 Jun 12:02

    On 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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  • 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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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of 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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  • I love you but I'm not in love with you

    30 Mar 16:11

    Extracts from Andrew G Marshall's best selling book on the seven steps to saving your relationship    

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Most Commented

  • 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 - 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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