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  • Supporting a partner through depression

    23 May 14:01

    One in five people will experience a form of depression at some point in their lives [1]. If your partner is depressed, you can play an important role in helping them get better. Dep... (continued)

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  • Getting help for alcohol addiction

    04 May 10:11

    Many people with alcohol addiction and alcohol use problems can function well enough in society. But, if you or your child’s other parent are struggling with alcohol, it’s i... (continued)

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  • How to be understood

    21 Mar 15:06

    Picture this: you’ve had a long day at work and you’re glad to be home. There’s some washing-up left in the sink from last night and you want to get it done so you can... (continued)

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  • Helping your relationship heal if you’ve had an affair

    28 Feb 14:50

    If you’ve had an affair, there may be a question mark hanging over your entire relationship. If you and your partner have decided to work things out, the following tips can help y... (continued)

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  • Supporting a partner with an eating disorder

    21 Feb 16:21

    If your partner has an eating disorder, you may be feeling lots of guilt, frustration and stress. You may also feel pressure to keep an eye on your other half’s eating habits and ... (continued)

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  • Dealing with debt in a relationship

    26 Jan 16:44

    Whether it’s a credit card or a bank loan, help from a family member, a quick dip into the overdraft, or even a payday loan, almost everyone has some experience of borrowing money... (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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  • 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 14:31

    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 11:27

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

    29 Jun 11:02

    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 16:17

    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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  • Tips: Sex and building intimacy

    25 Oct 09:24

    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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  • Tips: Overcoming jealousy

    24 Oct 15:34

    Jealousy is a normal emotion experienced by many people in relationships, but it’s important not to let it get out of control. Our top tips will help you manage jealousy and wo... (continued)

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  • Tips: Creating a Work - Life Balance

    25 Oct 09:31

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

    03 May 14:05

    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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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 12:18

    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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  • Think sensual not sexual

    21 Feb 10:39

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

    06 Sep 12:35

    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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  • Housework- domestic bliss and household chores

    14 Aug 07:52

    Who does what around the house in your relationship? Nearly all men and women say that when you both work full-time, you should both share household chores between each other as ... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 13:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

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  • Fancying and Flirting with Other People

    17 Oct 15:27

    Unsurprisingly, many couples argue about flirting and fancying others. You don’t start affairs without fancying. It’s an article of faith that partners should command eac... (continued)

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  • Secrets and lies

    17 Mar 13:22

    By Kate Figes It’s easy to think that good communication in a relationship means telling your partner everything. But there are ways in which small secrets help to preserve a p... (continued)

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  • Tips: Overcoming jealousy

    24 Oct 15:34

    Jealousy is a normal emotion experienced by many people in relationships, but it’s important not to let it get out of control. Our top tips will help you manage jealousy and wo... (continued)

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  • Friends and family - Family matters

    14 Aug 08:21

    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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  • Getting on Better with my Partner - The Trouble with you is...

    14 Aug 14:27

    All couples argue, and while some do it more than others, it's usually about similar things. Who does what at home? How should we bring up the children? Why are they always wor... (continued)

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  • Facebook proof your relationship

    29 Feb 12:34

    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 che... (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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  • Tips: Finding Time for Each Other

    24 Oct 16:07

    Juggling friends, family and work commitments often leaves partners struggling to find time for each other. Check out these tips for a bit of help putting ‘couple time’ b... (continued)

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