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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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  • 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: Dealing with a jealous partner

    24 Oct 15:40

    A jealous partner can place a real strain on relationships, but with work from both sides it is possible to overcome it. Check out these tips for advice on working it out together. ... (continued)

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  • Tips: Arguing better

    25 Oct 09:10

    Arguments are a normal part of every relationship, but they can be distressing. However you can learn to argue better. Why not try following these top tips to minimise the negative impa... (continued)

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  • Tips for managing the household chores

    25 Oct 10:37

    Most couples agree that household chores should be shared between partners, but many fail to find a split that works. Why not give these tips a try and see if you can put an end to a... (continued)

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  • Arguing at a Distance

    25 Oct 14:19

    If you and your partner are spending periods apart it’s likely you’ll rely a lot on technology to keep in touch. Texts, emails and social networking sites are great for help... (continued)

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  • Does She Still Fancy You?

    27 Oct 16:16

    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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  • Preparing for partings

    28 Oct 10:34

    Be prepared Whether you are spending just a week apart, a couple of months or longer, try to make the parting a good one. But what’s a good parting? A prepared one, tha... (continued)

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  • Deciding How to Bring Up The Children

    24 Nov 13:24

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  • The importance of relationship milestones and anniversary celebrations

    31 May 15:28

    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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  • Never had it so good? Changes to relationships and domestic life over the last 60 years

    01 Jun 14:59

    Whatever your view on celebrating the Queen's 60 year reign, the Jubilee is pretty hard to ignore. It seems everything from washing up liquid to teabags has been branded with a U... (continued)

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  • Loss of Intimacy

    05 Mar 15:48

    Part of being intimate is being sexual together. When there is a problem in the sexual relationship it can be very difficult for couples. This article looks at some of the reasons why a... (continued)

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  • Is your partner too controlling?

    20 Jul 15:04

    Feeling your partner is too controlling is a serious issue; often the warning signs are there very early on in a relationship but tend to get ignored. Possessive and jealous behaviou... (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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  • My Partner doesn't want to have sex any more - help!

    29 Jun 11:02

    On 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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  • Affairs and jealousy - The green eyed monster

    14 Aug 08:11

    Most of us will experience feelings of jealousy in our relationship from time to time. Some times we can laugh them off; other times they might cause us anxiety. Mild feelings of ... (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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  • Is this site for me?

    20 Aug 08:54 - is this site for me? Do you want to get back to how things ‘used to be’ with your partner? Are you worried about your relationship? Do you ... (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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  • What Other Couples Say About Getting on Better with my Partner

    14 Aug 14:26

    Do you ever find you and your partner just don't get along? Do the smallest disagreements sometimes turn into blazing rows? Living together and dealing with all the stresses and ... (continued)

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  • What mature couples say about happy marriages

    24 Jun 13:39

    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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