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  • Finding a balance in your relationship

    28 Nov 12:12

    In every relationship, there’s a balance of power – how you manage this will affect how you feel as a couple. The more equal and balanced your relationship is, the happier y... (continued)

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  • Working out how to be a parent together

    04 Nov 16:21

    In stressful times, couples can often find it hard to communicate and may feel misunderstood or ignored by their partner. During pregnancy and the first few months of a baby’s ... (continued)

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  • Relationship problems after a baby arrives

    27 Oct 15:31

    When you feel like things aren’t what they used to be in your relationship, it can be a sad time. Having a baby can bring this feeling on overnight, so it’s important to rec... (continued)

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  • Protect your child’s inheritance money by making a will

    21 Oct 12:27

    Making a will ensures that your money and possessions will be distributed according to your wishes. When a person dies without having made a will, it is called ‘dying intestate&rs... (continued)

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  • The myth of common law marriage

    19 Oct 17:07

    The myth of common-law marriage – that couples who live together have the same legal rights as married couples – springs from a time when there was uncertainty about what co... (continued)

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  • Buying a property and moving in together: what you need to know

    17 Oct 16:22

    Moving in together is one of the biggest decisions you can make as a couple. Whether you are buying or renting, there are a number of things to consider and it’s important to get ... (continued)

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  • Money and finances: planning for the future as a couple

    13 Oct 16:22

    Although money isn’t the most romantic topic, it’s an unavoidable part of any relationship. Your financial situation as a couple differs depending on whether you are married... (continued)

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  • Common problems for couples with a new baby

    11 Oct 17:04

    Having a baby is usually a happy event, but it’s also a major milestone that forces changes on your lifestyle and relationship. Adding a baby into your family dynamic can stir ... (continued)

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  • Relationships evolve over a lifetime

    06 Oct 17:08

    Relationships aren’t born fully formed. After you and your partner get together, you continue to grow as individuals and as a couple. There will be ups and downs and all couples g... (continued)

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  • Being in a sexless relationship

    05 Oct 15:18

    A 'sexless' relationship is defined as one in which sex happens 10 times or fewer per year. However, research shows that many couples aren’t even achieving that. S... (continued)

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  • Friends and family - Family matters

    14 Aug 09:21

    Family You can choose your friends, but not your family - we're all familiar with the old jokes and stereotypes about the in-laws. When we fall in love with someone, their family... (continued)

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  • Tips: Arguing better

    25 Oct 10:10

    Arguments are a normal part of every relationship, but they can be distressing. However you can learn to argue better. Why not try following these top tips to minimise the negative impa... (continued)

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  • Tips for managing the household chores

    25 Oct 11:37

    Most couples agree that household chores should be shared between partners, but many fail to find a split that works. Why not give these tips a try and see if you can put an end to a... (continued)

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  • Deciding How to Bring Up The Children

    24 Nov 13:24

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  • Health and relationships - how good do you feel physically and emotionally

    12 Sep 17:07

    The quality of relationships we have with friends, colleagues, family and our partner affects both our mental and physical wellbeing. Similarly how good you feel emotionally and physica... (continued)

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  • Finding the Time and Space to be Together and Apart

    14 Aug 13:25

    When we first get together with someone it's normal to want to spend all our spare time together. But as time goes on, at some point, time apart is usually needed. Some couples n... (continued)

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  • Preparing for partings

    28 Oct 11:34

    Be prepared Whether you are spending just a week apart, a couple of months or longer, try to make the parting a good one. But what’s a good parting? A prepared one, tha... (continued)

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  • Sexting: how to do it right

    08 Mar 13:08

    Sexting can be fun, but there’s a lot to consider if you want to get it right. Learning about the risks can help keep you and your partner safe and free from undue pressure. Wh... (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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  • Did you know this About Becoming a Parent?

    14 Aug 13:19

    Did you know that in 2006 over 150,000 women became mums for the first time. The changes that occur during this time can have a huge impact on all our relationships, not least on the... (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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