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    Father's Day and why dads matter

    14 Jun, 2013
    Feature

    Cynics will no doubt think of Father's Day as just another commercial con, created by retailers to make unwitting consumers part with their hard-earned cash. But the origins of t... (continued)

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    Keeping your individuality in a relationship

    3 Apr, 2013
    Feature

    We’re all different. Each and every one of us has multiple passions, hobbies, personality traits and habits that define us and make us who we are. Yet sometimes when we ent... (continued)

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    How to prevent an argument from escalating

    28 Feb, 2013
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    We all have little arguments with our partner from time to time. Someone forgets to clean up after themselves, someone loses the remote control to the TV or someone still owes money for... (continued)

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    Think sensual not sexual

    21 Feb, 2012
    Feature

    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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    Does She Still Fancy You?

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    When you are in a long term relationship it easy to stop making an effort about how you look. Both men and woman sometimes feel they don’t have to try anymore now you are not out ... (continued)

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    Supporting your partner during pregnancy

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Becoming a Dad for the first time can be scary, especially if you weren't planning on giving up your swinging bachelor lifestyle quite this soon. But don't worry, it's not a... (continued)

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    Becoming a Dad

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Some dads talk of ‘falling in love’ with their baby as soon as they see them. But if that’s not your experience, don’t panic. Let’s face it, ‘Love at... (continued)

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    Being A Stepfather Is Tough

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Being a stepdad is tough. Really tough. For starters, the child isn’t yours, and his or her mum will already have a much closer relationship with them than you. At first it'll... (continued)

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    Arguing Better

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Arguing Arguing with your partner happens – even though you may be soulmates, you won’t always agree on everything, but in the end that’s probably a good thing. The... (continued)

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    Work Life Balance...Juggle Juggle

    28 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Many couples find that, after they have children, it is easy to fall into gender stereotypes. Even when, before becoming a family, they were in an equal partnership and supportive of... (continued)

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    Jealousy and Trust

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Some jealousy is normal in a relationship – it’s one of those things that tend to come with having a heart. However, there is a point when jealousy can become toxic, or e... (continued)

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    Stress Tips

    27 Oct, 2011
    Review

    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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    Three is sometimes a crowd

    27 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Your life’s never going to be the same; and your relationship with your partner has changed too. Be warned that this is a much, much bigger hormonal change than her monthly per... (continued)

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    Love Actually

    28 Oct, 2011
    Feature

    Romance and intimacy means way more than sex – intimacy is really about bonding in a way that goes beyond words or fancy meals. Sometimes it can feel like you’ve “l... (continued)

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    The power of positive thinking: putting some ‘spring’ into your relationship

    3 May, 2012
    Feature

    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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    The importance of relationship milestones and anniversary celebrations

    31 May, 2012
    Feature

    Here at the CoupleConnection we’ve recently been thinking about anniversaries and the importance of marking milestones. Most couples remember the important moments in their rel... (continued)

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

    29 Jun, 2012
    What could be going on

    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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    Avoiding arguments on your summer holiday

    3 Jul, 2012
    Feature

    The build up to a summer holiday is often long and intense. The list of potential stresses can seem never-ending: money; tickets; passports; overweight baggage; bickering children. And ... (continued)

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    Getting it Right for Children when Parents Part - New Free online programme for separated parents

    13 Jul, 2012
    Feature

    Most mums and dads want what’s best for their children whether they are together or apart. Very few set out to deliberately put their children in the middle when they separate,... (continued)

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    When relationships end

    9 Aug, 2012
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    After a break up, it’s normal for both partners to experience a range of emotions as you come to terms with the fact you’re no longer a couple.  Sad, angry, exhauste... (continued)

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    Getting on better with your partner - How to improve your relationship

    6 Sep, 2012
    Feature

    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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    Confident parenting equals happier relationships - bringing up children together

    2 Oct, 2012
    Focus on

      All couples will argue about the kids, sometimes it might feel like they’re coming between you, at other times it may feel like they are playing one of you off again... (continued)

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    Commitment phobia - why people may fear commitment

    4 Oct, 2012
    Feature

      Picture this scenario. You’re in love; maybe even living together.  You cook, clean and take twice-weekly trips to Tesco together. To the outside world you look... (continued)

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    Supporting a partner with depression

    31 Oct, 2012
    Feature

      Everybody feels down now and then, it’s only natural. Unfortunately, for the one in five Brits who suffer from some form of depression, these periods of feeling sad, anx... (continued)

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    How to argue better - New free online course - Articles - Couple Connection

    31 Jan, 2013
    Feature

    Growing up, many of us are taught that conflict is something to be avoided at all costs.  As a result, our brains are programmed to think that it’s safer to walk away from an... (continued)

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