Couples

No Kids? You Must Be Loving It!

Matthew Sanders | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Matthew Sanders

The true reason behind not having children is illness related. It just can't happen. Mother Nature decided that cancer and a heart condition shall prevail and the ability to reproduce shall sit in the pile of 'what ifs' for the rest of our days. Even adoption is off the cards for the same reasons.

The UK's Couple Relationships: Happy, Or Swimming Against The Tide?

Anna Darnell Bradley | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK
Anna Darnell Bradley

Our research demonstrates just how crucial our couple relationships are. While good quality partnerships are hugely positive forces in our lives, they are equally not immune from pressure. Policy makers must do more to offset the impact of such stressors, and ensure we all have the tools and confidence to reach out for support when we need it.

Two's Company: Travelling In A Couple

Zoe Ambrozewska | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Ambrozewska

This Valentine's Day, my second with my current partner, it felt appropriate to look back on a year of shared travel trials and tribulations. We have had the opportunity to travel to some amazing places as a couple, with some big ups and downs, but hopefully you can learn something from our experiences!

Marriage: The Juggle Is Real

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lyndsey Stoner

I am standing on an unsteady conveyor belt, clutching 5 crystal glasses in one hand, the other is stretched out to catch a priceless bottle of red from smashing to the floor. On my back is one child, and on my front is the other.

One In Three People Have Caught An STI While In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

One in three Brits have caught a sexually transmitted infection (STI) while in a relationship, a new survey has revealed. Of those surveyed who said t...

15 Terrible Excuses Everyone Uses When They Get Back With Their Ex

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Going through a break-up is never easy - you wondered whether you’re making the right choice and in fact more than half (54%) end up not being able ...

How to Win in Your Relationship

Kathrine Bejanyan | Posted 03.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathrine Bejanyan

The key to changing this dynamic is a shift in perspective. Couples have to move from seeing their relationship from a competition mind-set - someone wins, while someone loses - to one of collaboration, we work together to ensure we both win.

Love and Tyranny

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 30.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

How then do couples overcome the tyranny of anger and abuse so they can feel safe to tell the truth and connect? It's of course never easy because the roots of anger and frustration go way back and they are habits learned in our family of origin.

Fascinating Photo Series Spanning 30 Years Captures How Couples Age

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A Swiss artist has documented the ageing process of couples over more than three decades. And it's safe to say that in that period of time, a lot has ...

Why 'D-day' Doesn't Always Stand for 'Divorce'

Penny Mansfield | Posted 23.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Penny Mansfield

It's no surprise that many couples fall out during the festive season: the longed-for break from work can suddenly feel like being under house arrest, minor issues become magnified, too much booze leads to loosened tongues which can lead to rows...

Couple's Who Cohabit Before Marriage Are Less Likely to Divorce

Sara Davison | Posted 24.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

The latest statistics show that the UK divorce rate has fallen by almost 3% between 2012 and 2013. The study shows that couples married after 2000 are less likely to get divorced than their parents.

How to Love Dangerously

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

There are so many reasons to be afraid of intimacy and love we can hardly begin to enumerate them. John Paul-Sartre opined that lovers want to possess the desire of the other to quell their fear of rejection and abandonment. In that way he believes that all love relationships are doomed to battles for independence and ever present dependency.

The Five Essentials for a Happy Relationship

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Healthy interactions require that you come at them from a neutral or positive place. If you take the time to cool off and think about it, you will have a much better chance of working the problem through.

Meet The World's Tallest Couple

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sun Mingming and his wife Xu Yan are a match made in heaven. The couple, who are from China, have made headlines recently after being crowned the t...

11 Signs You're Probably Too Comfortable In Your Relationship

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 23.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

After a while we start to get a little too comfortable. We realise that person isn't going to breakup with us for some of our tiny idiosyncracies and that they love us for who we are. Who we really are (ahem) right?

How To Get Someone Hotter Than You To Date You (According To Science)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've been ogling your hot co-worker for a while now but haven't made a move, we have news for you. Don't go in guns blazing just yet. Accor...

'A Tired Version Of Ryan Gosling': Couples Describe One Another To A Police Sketch Artist

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If ever we needed proof that we should put our phones down and pay attention to loved ones more, this is it. Distractify asked a handful of couples...

Man's 'Third Wheel' Selfies Are A Hilarious Reminder Of Single Life

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As anyone who's been stuck in third wheel hell knows, there's simply nowhere else to avert your eyes if the happy couple start canoodling. One man...

Fertility Experts Reveal Top Tips For Getting Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Parents

Emma Bunton has opened up about her fertility worries in an exclusive interview for AOL's Being Mum series. The former Spice Girl, who is engaged t...

'Bonkers' Couple REALLY Like The Minions

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Some people like to keep their weddings a subtle affair. But not Sam Finan and Bob Thomas - who went the whole hog and devoted their entire wedding...

#AnnoyYourPartnerIn5Words Is A Masterclass In Irritating Your Other Half

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you never get annoyed with your other half, then chances are you're doing it all wrong. But fear not - thanks to #AnnoyYourPartnerIn5Words which...

8 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Tattoo Your Beau's Name Onto Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new tattoo has recently cropped up on Lauren Goodger's wrist. And no, it's not of a pretty bird or a floral pattern. Instead, the former TOWIE s...

Exes Ask 'Did You Cheat?' While Hooked Up To Lie Detector

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Is there a burning question you wish you'd asked your ex before you went your separate ways? Well, these guys got the chance to do just that with t...

'Do You Want A Tic-Tac?' 31% Told They Have Bad Breath By Their Partners

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Looking to pucker up for National Kissing Day? If you've got even the slightest hint of rank breath, then be prepared to hear all about it from you...

Instagram Account Documents How Couples Met (And It's The Cutest Thing Ever)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Romance isn't dead. And this Instagram account sets out to prove just that. 'The Way We Met' tells the stories of how couples first met. From the a...