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Making a Commitment

making a committment with your partner can be stressful, deal with any fears or issues by using the available articles, exercises and relationship forum.

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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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  • Hopes And Dreams - Do We Want The Same Things?

    05 Jun 10:05

    Ambitions, hopes and dreams How much do you know about your partner’s vision of the future? Are you able to chat openly about where you see yourselves in five years, ten years ... (continued)

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  • Keeping your individuality in a relationship

    03 Apr 14:29

    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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  • Preparing for marriage – legal fees and documents

    09 May 12:38

    If TV shows and movies are to be believed, in order to get married in a church or registry office you simply turn up with your partner on your arm, say ‘I Do’ and walk out t... (continued)

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  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to be more independent in your relationship

    28 Jul 13:13

    It might seem like making a commitment has to mean letting go of some of your independence, but couples who retain a sense of personal independence may be quicker at resolving arguments... (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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  • A psychologist's perspective on trust

    04 Nov 16:00

    Psychologist, Janet Reibstein, discusses trust and relationships. To view a text only version click here.

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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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  • Making a Commitment - Managing conflict and difficult conversations

    05 Jun 10:47

    From little irritations to big rows Everyone has a good side and a bad side – there are things we love about our partner and things we hate. As you’ll have seen in &... (continued)

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  • Preparing for marriage – legal fees and documents

    09 May 12:38

    If TV shows and movies are to be believed, in order to get married in a church or registry office you simply turn up with your partner on your arm, say ‘I Do’ and walk out t... (continued)

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