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Resources for help on balancing your work and family life; ensure redundancy, unemployment, working long hours and retirement do not affect your work-life balance.

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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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  • Did you know this about work?

    14 Aug 10:41

    Did you know that in a recent survey for One Plus One when people were asked to identify different issues causing concern in their relationship, work and work life balance came out a... (continued)

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  • Working Nine to Five

    14 Aug 10:48

    Work-life balance is something we all talk about but many of us struggle to achieve. Couples in the UK spend longer working than anywhere else in Europe, so it's easy to see ... (continued)

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  • What other couples say about work

    14 Aug 13:16

    Work stress, redundancy and job hunting are just some of the work related issues that can spill over into our relationships. Talking to your partner can be wonderfully supportive whe... (continued)

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  • Understanding work issues

    14 Aug 14:38

    When we decide we want to improve our relationship we’ll begin by identifying the area of our relationship that isn’t working well or the issue that seems to cause troubl... (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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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • The impact of shift work on your relationship

    11 Jun 12:52

    Many of us find it hard to strike the right work-life balance in our relationships when we’re working nine to five, Monday to Friday. But when one of you is working from 9am to... (continued)

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  • The Couple Connection has re-launched its popular relationship insights animations

    18 Apr 14:56

    This month on thecoupleconnection.net we have re-launching our popular Relationship Insights. These short animations are based on a wealth of research. Each one should help you g... (continued)

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  • Working Together

    24 Nov 13:46

    Working together or not? A cartoon explaining working together as a couple.      

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • Working Nine to Five

    14 Aug 10:48

    Work-life balance is something we all talk about but many of us struggle to achieve. Couples in the UK spend longer working than anywhere else in Europe, so it's easy to see ... (continued)

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  • Juggling work and children – a balancing act

    15 Aug 14:09

    Life can be hectic when both parents combine jobs with looking after children. When a new mother returns to work there are big role shifts happening - sometimes there doesn... (continued)

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  • Stress Tips

    27 Oct 17:25

    Here are some tips to help you cope with stress and stay healthy through times of change. A problem shared Don’t be ashamed to talk about your feelings. Just being listened... (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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