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Articles on Life transitions

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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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  • The myth of common law marriage

    19 Oct 16:07

    The myth of common-law marriage – that couples who live together have the same legal rights as married couples – springs from a time when there was uncertainty about what co... (continued)

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  • Buying a property and moving in together: what you need to know

    17 Oct 15:22

    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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  • Common problems for couples with a new baby

    11 Oct 16:04

    Having a baby is usually a happy event, but it’s also a major milestone that forces changes on your lifestyle and relationship. Adding a baby into your family dynamic can stir ... (continued)

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  • Shared parental leave

    08 Jun 10:29

    Shared parental leave could be the answer to a number of tricky issues like sharing childcare and other housework, but recent studies have shown that it may not be as straightforward as... (continued)

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  • How to be a happy young parent

    12 May 15:44

    As teenagers, we are still figuring out who we are, and what we want from life. We are forging our adult identities, and our romantic relationships set the tone for the future. Findi... (continued)

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  • What is a cohabitation agreement?

    04 May 14:25

    If you’re considering moving in with your partner, it might be worth making a cohabitation agreement – even if you’re just renting. A cohabitation agreement, someti... (continued)

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  • Coming out as asexual

    29 Mar 16:20

    For people in a sexual minority, coming out can be a huge part of self-definition. Letting people know that you identify as asexual can bring its own set of complications, but it can al... (continued)

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  • Breaking down relationship barriers for LGBTQ youth

    25 Feb 17:29

    Online meeting places and support groups are breaking down the barriers for young LGBTQ people forming early relationships. Early romantic relationships are an important learning pha... (continued)

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  • Write a thank you note to your partner

    16 Feb 17:01

    This is a guest blog from writer and filmmaker Will Darbyshire, seeking your stories for a new book on relationships to be published later this year. Write a thank you note to y... (continued)

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  • Your Brief Guide to Shared Parental Leave

    14 Apr 08:46

    You may have heard a lot about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in the last week. The new rights, which allow both parents/partners to share up to 50 weeks of leave between them after the bi... (continued)

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  • Long-distance relationships: surviving the change

    24 Aug 16:01

    If you’re in a long-distance relationship, you probably already have some ingenious ideas for making things work with your partner. But have you started preparing for the time whe... (continued)

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  • From teething to timesheets: easing back into work after a baby

    17 Sep 14:18

    After having a baby, going back to work might be the last thing you want to think about. But the better prepared and supported you are, the easier the transition will be. That doesn&... (continued)

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  • Is there a soulmate out there for you?

    05 Oct 11:50

    Is there one perfect person out there in the world for you? And, if so, what are the odds of finding them? What is a soulmate? When the idea of soulmates first emerged in the 1930... (continued)

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  • How to have a good breakup

    13 Nov 11:45

    How to end a relationship Is there a right way to break up with someone? Does it really make a difference how you go about severing the tie that once kept your hearts intertwined? ... (continued)

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  • The top ten articles of 2015

    18 Jan 11:18

    Here are the top ten articles of 2015 that you, our loyal readership, liked the most. 10. Plusbaby is OnePlusOne’s new service for new parents (March 2015) Our very own supe... (continued)

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  • One faith, both faiths, or no faith?

    25 Jan 12:22

    Interfaith parenting For many parents, faith can play a very important part in how you choose to raise your children. If you and your partner have different religious beliefs, you... (continued)

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  • Write a thank you note to your partner

    16 Feb 17:01

    This is a guest blog from writer and filmmaker Will Darbyshire, seeking your stories for a new book on relationships to be published later this year. Write a thank you note to y... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Breaking down relationship barriers for LGBTQ youth

    25 Feb 17:29

    Online meeting places and support groups are breaking down the barriers for young LGBTQ people forming early relationships. Early romantic relationships are an important learning pha... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Coming out as asexual

    29 Mar 16:20

    For people in a sexual minority, coming out can be a huge part of self-definition. Letting people know that you identify as asexual can bring its own set of complications, but it can al... (continued)

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  • Long-distance relationships: surviving the change

    24 Aug 16:01

    If you’re in a long-distance relationship, you probably already have some ingenious ideas for making things work with your partner. But have you started preparing for the time whe... (continued)

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  • Common problems for couples with a new baby

    11 Oct 16:04

    Having a baby is usually a happy event, but it’s also a major milestone that forces changes on your lifestyle and relationship. Adding a baby into your family dynamic can stir ... (continued)

    1 Comment Read more →
  • Your Brief Guide to Shared Parental Leave

    14 Apr 08:46

    You may have heard a lot about Shared Parental Leave (SPL) in the last week. The new rights, which allow both parents/partners to share up to 50 weeks of leave between them after the bi... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • From teething to timesheets: easing back into work after a baby

    17 Sep 14:18

    After having a baby, going back to work might be the last thing you want to think about. But the better prepared and supported you are, the easier the transition will be. That doesn&... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Is there a soulmate out there for you?

    05 Oct 11:50

    Is there one perfect person out there in the world for you? And, if so, what are the odds of finding them? What is a soulmate? When the idea of soulmates first emerged in the 1930... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • How to have a good breakup

    13 Nov 11:45

    How to end a relationship Is there a right way to break up with someone? Does it really make a difference how you go about severing the tie that once kept your hearts intertwined? ... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • The top ten articles of 2015

    18 Jan 11:18

    Here are the top ten articles of 2015 that you, our loyal readership, liked the most. 10. Plusbaby is OnePlusOne’s new service for new parents (March 2015) Our very own supe... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • One faith, both faiths, or no faith?

    25 Jan 12:22

    Interfaith parenting For many parents, faith can play a very important part in how you choose to raise your children. If you and your partner have different religious beliefs, you... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Write a thank you note to your partner

    16 Feb 17:01

    This is a guest blog from writer and filmmaker Will Darbyshire, seeking your stories for a new book on relationships to be published later this year. Write a thank you note to y... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →
  • Breaking down relationship barriers for LGBTQ youth

    25 Feb 17:29

    Online meeting places and support groups are breaking down the barriers for young LGBTQ people forming early relationships. Early romantic relationships are an important learning pha... (continued)

    0 Comments Read more →