Couples

Men And Women Want Sex At Different Times Of The Day

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Have you ever felt in the mood for lovin' only to find your partner would sooner turn over and go to sleep? This may be because your sex drives just a...

The Love Vote - How Your Partner Swings the Election

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Raj Persaud

Which single individual is going to influence you in how to vote in the general election more than any other? Recent research suggests voters will be most swayed by a spouse.

This Is Why Modest Men Will Always Do Better In The Relationship Stakes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Looking to make your relationship go the extra mile? Then humility is key - or so says science. In a study examining modesty in romantic relationsh...

Guidance for the Naive Undergraduate - Part Eleven: Love and Relationships V.2

Thomas Hurdsfield | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Hurdsfield

I'm not very experienced with dating, I have been on around eleven dates and ten of those were with my now Girlfriend. I hasten to add that two of the aforementioned ten were one of my stand-up comedy gigs and the latter, a drive-in cinema, watch and learn boys, watch and learn.

Five Stages Of A Relationship

Alexandra Massey | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Massey

Why do some couples break up after a couple of years yet others last a lifetime? Here's a model that's considered pretty accurate amongst psychologists when it comes to the stages that all relationships go through. It's not rigid but there are many aspects that most of us recognise.

"My Husband Tells Me That He Loves Me And That I Am His Best Friend Every Day"

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to relationships, being close to someone physically doesn't necessarily mean we're feeling close to them emotionally. Daily distracti...

Can You Cut The Chatter And Just Be With Your Partner?

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When we're with our partners, all too often, we're not as present as we should be (even when we're sitting right next to each other). It's easy to...

Could A Digital Detox Help Your Relationship?

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us enjoy doing things with our partners: going out to our favourite restaurants, binging on box sets on the sofa, embarking on exotic getaways...

Why Are Brits Afraid Of Branching Out When It Comes To Sex?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Forget Fifty Shades of Grey, Britain's bedroom antics currently resemble something far less wild. New research has found that despite Fifty Shades ...

Honest Answers: Couples Tell How Well They Truly Know Their Other Half

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You may live under the same roof, be raising children together and have an intimate connection with one another's dirty sock collection. But do you re...

Do You Really Know Your Other Half As Well As You Think You Do?

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When embarking on any relationship, sometimes it's tempting to put on a facade to protect yourself from feeling vulnerable - it can feel easier than r...

The Moment That My Life Changed So That Every Decision I Made Would Have To Have Her Interests At Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In the chaos of everyday life, most couples don't focus on what drew them together and the special moments that led to the realisation that they'd fal...

How to Have a 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Relationship In Your Real Life

Liz Marie | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Real life is, at times, boring, censored and totally predictable. I'm surprisingly okay with that, but it seems that most women aren't. If you're a woman reading this right now, chances are high that you've read Fifty Shades of Grey, or if you're an overachiever, the whole trilogy.

Top Ten Most Romantic Safari Lodges

Jane Anderson | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

It's not just the wildlife and the vast African skies that will put romance in the air - some of today's safari lodges are incredibly stylish and intimate, with luxury tents, roll top baths and game drives that finish with dinner beneath the stars. Here are 10 of the most romantic lodges in the world.

Rules, Power, Anger and Control: How to Deal with Difficult People

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Many of us have been involved in work or family interactions with very difficult people and there is, at times, no real way out. What to do? Can we confront them, try to be more difficult than they are, fight the good fight or can we simply go to the boss or the person we are having a conflict with, report the problem and get justice?

Aren't You Sick Of Those Toxic Relationships Yet?

Martyn Stewart | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Stewart

Whenever there's mention of a toxic situation, we all know someone who springs to mind. You know the types; from the jealous and controlling to the self-centred and insecure. Like a soap opera, they fuel conversation when gossiping about others or when we are genuinely concerned.

#MakeSexAwkwardIn5Words Will Kill Your Sex Drive

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's the stuff of sexual nightmares, but #MakeSexAwkwardIn5Words is trending on Twitter - and some of the responses are just too darn gross to not sha...

Ten Hot Honeymoon Trends for 2015

Jane Anderson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

If you're planning to tie the knot in 2015, your first thought might be a luxury hotel on a beach. But in a world where many couples have already travelled extensively, there's a search for something with more pizazz. More of a "wow" factor.

Planning a Beach Wedding? Here Are Seven More Authentic Ideas

Jane Anderson | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

Long gone are the days when overseas weddings were just about being somewhere hot and on a beach. Today's couples are seeking out authentic experiences that incorporate at least a nod to local culture and sometimes a total immersion.

How to Be Better at Rowing

Sarah Berry | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Berry

Most couples have rows. Even therapists who know a lot about relationship dynamics row with their partners (yes that includes me!) But if you feel you're always rowing, you spend a lot of time feeling resentful, or you never really make up following a row, then here are few ideas that might help you.

Man Sends 15 Chicks To Ex Girlfriend In The Post...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Break-ups bring out the worst in us (and our exes). Once upon a time your relationship was all fun and games, and suddenly you both become utter weird...

The World's Best Spas for Honeymoon Couples

Jane Anderson | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

Over 15 years of writing about honeymoons, I've visited and experienced many fabulous hotel spas. During that time spa and wellness holidays have moved on apace. They are no longer regarded as faddish or niche, but mainstream and fashionable.

Five Romantic Gestures That Your Man Will Actually Appreciate

Liz Marie | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Romance shouldn't be only reserved for the ladies. Men need to be wined and dined too, only their idea of romance generally tends to look a little different than rose petals on the bed. Here are five romantic gestures that will sweep the man in your life off his feet.

Marriage License or Lease?

Dr. Bill Cloke | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bill Cloke

Don't Forget to Be a Good Friend. Marriage is first and foremost a friendship between two people. If you want your marriage to last it's important to make sure you show up, be interested, put the time and effort into it and don't take it for granted. Remember that the adage "Treat you family like friends and your friends like family" is actually true.

Best Early Booking Deals for 2015

Mark Hodson | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

Most people know it's possible to bag cut-price travel bargains if you wait until the last minute, but you can also make considerable savings by taking advantage of early booking discounts. It's better for your peace of mind and gives you plenty of time to look forward to your trip, savouring the delicious expectation of getting away.