Healthy Relationships

Relationships Must Be Put at the Heart of the NHS

Ruth Sutherland | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK
Ruth Sutherland

Long term health conditions such as dementia, cancer and depression affect 15 million of us in the UK today, making up the bulk of increasing demand on the NHS. With our most cherished institution struggling to meet the costs, it is clear we need to find new and different ways of preventing and managing ill health.

Your Perfect Boyfriend... or Your Female Friends? When the Gender Differences Stab You Through Your Heart.

Olga Levancuka | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

We women, stopped trying to bring our remarkable female qualities that can only benefit our relationship, our career, our social circles, our community. We think of our unique qualities as something to be ashamed of, given our inner beauty and our female nature held us captives in a male world... only decades ago.

Everyone Is Falling In Love With This Video And You Will Too

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A new video released by the American Ad Council has people everywhere smiling. It begins by showing a large crowd some skeletons on a screen, befor...

Nine Signs of Toxic Relationships

Malminder Gill | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

Emotional abuse can cause more harm than physical beatings, and the wounds do not always heal, at least not completely. They can fester and adversely affect every aspect of life. It is important to recognize the signs of a toxic relationship before suffering extensive mental and emotional damage.

Why Love Is Better Off the Internet and Out of the Spotlight

Libby Blanchard | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Libby Blanchard

What will you be doing this Valentine's Day? Posting photos of the flowers your boyfriend sent? Inevitably, there will be an onslaught of such expressions of love shared on social media, labeled with statements like "My boyfriend loves me so much!!!!!!"

Why Retirement Can be a Tricky Time for Relationships

Penny Mansfield | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Penny Mansfield

Historically, over 60s have always been far less likely to divorce than the rest of the population. But trends are changing and the first decade of the twentieth century has heralded a rising number of over-60s separating - often after years of marriage.

Is It Better to Wait for Marriage? There Is No Rush!

Stacey Lucas | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stacey Lucas

Are you in your 20's or 30's and loads of your friends are getting married or planning to get married? Do you fear you will never be a bride or groom? Then fear not. Get married later in life and your chances of divorce are lowered.

Five Signs You're in a Dead End Relationship

Liz Marie | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Every relationship goes through normal highs and lows, but if you seem to be stuck in the lows more often than not, it might be time to consider if you're in a dead end relationship. Here are the top five surprising signs that you're romance isn't going anywhere, fast.

'How To Poo On A Date' Book Answers Urgent Dilemmas

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget dating techniques, who kisses who on the first date and how to make comfortable small talk. Tackling the often-taboo topic of 'to poo or no...

Three Steps to Ridding Yourself of Energy Suckers

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne de Janasz

Simplistically speaking, there are three types of people: those who suck the energy from you, those who give you energy, and those who have a neutral effect. Ideally, we choose to be with energy-givers, after all, in our manic, live to work, always-on world, we optimize when and where we can.

Top 15 Signs of a Commitment Phobic

Annie Ashdown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

If you want marriage and children and/or a commitment and you are dating or living with a CP, I suggest you question yourself as to why you would find it acceptable behaviour and continue on in a relationship with someone who is not showing you the respect, and love you SO deserve?

Five Reasons You Are Still Single

Annie Ashdown | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Annie Ashdown

You never step back and take a look inside yourself and ponder your shortcomings, instead you minimise, alter or deny them. You are not vigorously honest with yourself. You never pause and observe your behaviour without judgement. You are too busy taking everyone else's inventory, yet not willing to take your own.

Psychologists Find Female Success Is Bad for Romantic Relationships

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

Your romantic partner experiences a huge success; a big pay rise or their first novel is accepted for publication - how does that make you feel? If you are a man, you would be feeling worse about yourself, according to the latest psychological research.

What If All "The Talkative Ones" Went Silent?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Liberty Forrest

There are two kinds of people in the world: The Quiet Ones and The Talkative Ones. You know, those who blend into the background and the more gregario...

Brave Communicado

Carrie Lloyd | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Lloyd

The word 'confrontation' terrifies the Twinings out of the Brits. I believe us not bravely communicating our feelings is a gigantic reason for divorce, illness and a plethora of bad behaviour.

Gut Feeling & Relationships - How To - Video 2 - 7 Top Tips To Use It

Sam Owen | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Owen

So you want to know how to tune into your gut feeling/intuition, do you? Then you're in the right place! Video 1 mentions the empirical research tha...

How to Fix a Friendship - Five Top Tips

Sam Owen | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Owen

The fact that people will seek out relationship counselling or relationship coaching to repair their friendship shows how very important fixing a friendship can be for some people. It can be like losing a member of your family when you're not on good terms with an important friend.

Hands Up Who Wants to Marry a Bllionaire?

Endeavour Press | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Endeavour Press

Despite your degree from Cambridge or your MBA from Harvard, as soon as you marry your billionaire, everyone will call you a scheming gold-digger anyway.

Feeding the 'Hungry Heart' With Health and Happiness

Tony Lobl | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Lobl

Researchers in Switzerland found those who viewed their health negatively at the beginning of a 30-year surveillance period proved more likely to fall ill or die during that time span than those who felt the opposite.