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  • Long-distance relationships: surviving the change

    24 Aug 17:01

    If you’re in a long-distance relationship, you probably already have some ingenious ideas for making things work with your partner. But have you started preparing for the time whe... (continued)

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  • Letting the in-laws interfere a bit

    05 Aug 16:01

    Though it might hurt at first, letting your in-laws interfere a little with your parenting may have a positive effect on you, your relationship, and your children. In-laws are often ... (continued)

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  • Healthy relationships for healthy bodies

    23 Jul 17:24

    New research suggests that having a caring partner could be good for your physical health as well as your happiness, and may even help you live longer. It’s been known since th... (continued)

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  • Having a baby doesn’t have to hurt your relationship

    20 Jul 10:02

    It’s no secret that having a baby is a massive life-changer. You may have heard all manner of scare stories about how your relationship will suffer after the birth of a child, but... (continued)

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  • Cuddles and cuppas: the importance of small gestures in relationships

    08 Jul 11:19

    This week, a new app-in-development is making headlines, promising to turn any man into a knight in shining armour. The app, called HeroBoyfriend, is the brainchild of Dan Groch, a 3... (continued)

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  • Sexting laws could land young people with criminal records

    13 May 14:57

    Civil liberties campaigners have spoken out against laws that could see young people added to the sex offender register for taking explicit pictures of themselves. The law, which is ... (continued)

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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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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  • 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)

    15 Comments Read more →
  • 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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  • 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)

    13 Comments Read more →
  • 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)

    37 Comments Read more →
  • 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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  • Secrets and lies

    17 Mar 13:22

    By Kate Figes It’s easy to think that good communication in a relationship means telling your partner everything. But there are ways in which small secrets help to preserve a p... (continued)

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