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Friends & Family

Family support resources to help resolve family conflicts, problems and feuds, and advice to help avoid strain placed on your relationship by friends and family.

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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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  • 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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  • Did you know this about friends and family?

    14 Aug 09:34

    Our friends and family can be an amazing source of support during tricky times. But sometimes the interference of loved ones can cause rows. Although the interfering in-law might be a s... (continued)

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  • What Other Couples Say About Friends & Family

    14 Aug 13:04

    Having a good friend can be a massive source of support during tricky times. Someone to chat things over with can make a problem seem much easier to deal with. But sometimes as parents ... (continued)

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  • Understanding friends and family

    14 Aug 14:54

    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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  • What other couples say about Christmas

    12 Dec 11:04

    Christmas is supposed to be a time of good cheer, but as many couples know, the festive season can sometimes be anything but! In the quotes below, other couples talk about the issues... (continued)

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  • Relationships in later life: New relationships

    14 Oct 14:46

    As the number of older adults who are single continues to rise, it’s never been more common to start dating in later life. Whether you’re recently separated, bereaved or ... (continued)

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  • Dealing with disapproval as a same-sex couple

    26 Feb 14:57

    Although it appears attitudes towards LGBT individuals and same-sex couples are becoming more positive, many LGBT people still face a considerable amount of stigma, discrimination and p... (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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  • Spending Christmas with the family

    05 Dec 10:55

    For many families, Christmas is seen as the one time of year when everybody, from your granny to your great uncle Jim, comes together to eat, drink and be merry. But when you&rsq... (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)

    5 Comments Read more →
  • 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)

    5 Comments Read more →
  • 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)

    3 Comments Read more →
  • What Other Couples Say About Friends & Family

    14 Aug 13:04

    Having a good friend can be a massive source of support during tricky times. Someone to chat things over with can make a problem seem much easier to deal with. But sometimes as parents ... (continued)

    2 Comments Read more →
  • Spending Christmas with the family

    05 Dec 10:55

    For many families, Christmas is seen as the one time of year when everybody, from your granny to your great uncle Jim, comes together to eat, drink and be merry. But when you&rsq... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →

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