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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 older 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 children

    04 Jun 16:25

    Not everyone wants to be a parent. People have many reasons for not wanting a child: they may worry that they won’t be able to provide for a child financially, they may have mo... (continued)

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  • The effects of miscarriage on relationships

    02 Jun 11:52

    A miscarriage is an incredibly painful and emotional time for couples. A report written by OnePlusOne, featuring interviews with couples who had gone through one or more miscarriages... (continued)

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  • How IVF affects couples

    30 May 09:51

    Most couples who have regular unprotected sex are able to conceive a child within a year. However, for many other couples, starting a family can be a difficult and complicated process: ... (continued)

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  • Dealing with stress as a couple

    12 May 14:53

    Research suggests that a little stress can be good for you. Stress can help you perform better in job interviews or when speaking in public. It can also heighten your excitement when pa... (continued)

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  • Domestic abuse help lines

    22 Apr 15:44

    TheCoupleConnection is not a domestic abuse helpline or charity. However, time after time, our users will mention that there have been instances of domestic violence in their relationsh... (continued)

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  • Advice for young people in abusive relationships

    22 Apr 15:38

    A notable minority of young people experience some form of aggression from their partner in their early relationships. While the numbers vary from study to study, somewhere between 1... (continued)

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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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  • 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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  • 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: 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 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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  • Can this relationship be saved?

    29 Mar 14:14

    Relationship Therapist Andrew G Marshall provides answers to that all important question; 'can this reationship be saved'. You've caught your partner cheating on you,... (continued)

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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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