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Marriage Myths

Marriage Myths

  Marriage Myths 1) Happy couples never argue Even the happiest and most stable couples have their fights. What makes a good marriage is not simply ‘chemistry’ but how the partners handle conflict. 2) You can influence your partner to be more in line with […]

Secrets of a long lasting relationship

Secrets of a long lasting relationship

I am a couple counsellor and I have observed many types of relationships over the years. Good ones, bad ones and inbetween ones. There are certain patterns that emerge in most relationships and there are definitely characteristics that are present in all types of relationships. […]

How to improve your relationships

How to improve your relationships

  How to improve your relationships Think of the acronym: GIVE to help you to easily remember the four things you can do regularly to keep your relationship fresh and happy. Gentle Be gentle with your partner. Don’t shout or ridicule them. Treat them with […]

Ultimate Relationships

Ultimate Relationships

Ultimate Relationships Ultimate relationships don’t just happen. They require effort and attention to bring out their best potential. If you would like extra help to take your relationship to the next level, keep on reading… True fulfillment can only be found in one thing: the […]

The perfect stranger

The perfect stranger

  The perfect stranger When we feel dissatisfied with our relationships, it can be tempting to fantasise about what life could be like with someone that was more like us, was more loving, more supportive etc It’s easy to fall into the trap of the […]

5 Things confident people do in relationships

5 Things confident people do in relationships

  5 Things confident people do in relationships   They assume all is fine in the relationship unless told otherwise Instead of focusing on what might be wrong and allowing insecurities to get the better of them, confident people assume that everything is going well […]

Push Pull relationships

Push Pull relationships

Push Pull relationships You may be wondering what a ‘push pull’ relationship is and whether you have ever experienced one. It’s a common dynamic that emerges in many relationships and is a typical example of game playing. One partner gushes over the other, full of […]

How to know you are loved

How to know you are loved

  How to know you are loved Relationships are funny things. We can bumble along and somehow, a relationships that was good turns into something that just isn’t what it used to be. We get distracted with work and other life issues and if we […]