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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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  • Health and relationships - how good do you feel physically and emotionally

    12 Sep 16:07

    The quality of relationships we have with friends, colleagues, family and our partner affects both our mental and physical wellbeing. Similarly how good you feel emotionally and physica... (continued)

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  • Supporting a partner with depression

    31 Oct 14:43

      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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  • Keeping your individuality in a relationship

    03 Apr 13:29

    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 11:38

    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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  • How offshore work affects couple relationships

    13 Aug 13:43

    Sometimes our jobs require us to work away from home for long periods of times. Oil rig workers and members of the Royal Navy can spend weeks or months working off shore or abroad in... (continued)

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  • Student Long Distance Relationship Tips

    10 Dec 14:45

    As mentioned in our Going to Uni: How it affects your relationship article, many students go abroad, or to the opposite end of the country in order to study and as a result, end up in l... (continued)

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  • My partner doesn’t want children

    04 Jun 15:25

    Not everyone wants to be a parent. People have many reasons for not wanting a child: they may worry that they won’t be able to provide for a child financially, they may have mo... (continued)

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  • Porn and couple relationships

    25 Nov 11:32

    Do you feel like your partner watches too much porn, or prefers watching porn to being physically intimate with you? You’re not alone. On theCoupleConnection, many of our users co... (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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  • Cuddles and cuppas: the importance of small gestures in relationships

    08 Jul 10:19

    This week, a new app-in-development is making headlines, promising to turn any man into a knight in shining armour. The app, called HeroBoyfriend, is the brainchild of Dan Groch, a 3... (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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