Love and Relationships

The Psychology of Valentine's Day - Who Says 'I Love You' First and Who Really Means It?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

One theory as to why men in fact tend to say 'I love you' first is because men are expected to take the initiative in relationships. Also this verbal declaration may prompt women to reciprocate and commit. Perhaps men use this phrase first in a relationship as a tactic for sex.

Why Being Single Is Fabulous

Alexandra Massey | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Massey

Are you're single and having a panic attack at the thought of being the only one not coupled up in a love nest on the 14th? If so you've been watching too many re-runs of Sex and the City. Here some good reason why being single is the best. Read on.

"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...

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...

Three Simple Steps to Upgrade Your Relationship!

Jeff Brazier | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

Oh how we love to judge! Is it not good to give our love some home truths in the form of some advice or most commonly some harsh criticisms? The majority of anything said from one partner to another would go in one ear and out the other, no matter how much sense it makes to you, it's not their perspective therefore 90% of it goes by the wayside.

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 ...

Spooning V Starfish: What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Relationship

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

If you're worried that you and your partner sleeping back-to-back, on opposite ends of the bed, could signify some deeper troubles within your relatio...

Should You Take Her for Romantic Dinners?

Kezia Noble | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

Forget everything you've heard in recent years about how to impress a woman on Valentine's Day. It's time to update your romantic gestures and tactics.

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...

Feng Shui for Singles Looking for Love and Future Husbands

Patricia Lohan | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

Stop and think about your bedroom for a moment. What are the main words you would use to describe your bedroom? A sanctuary? A Healing Room? A Mess? Perhaps it's "just a bedroom" and you are unattached to it.

How to Have the Perfect Valentine's Day

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

The most romantic day of the year is almost upon us. Whether you are single, dating, or in a long term relationship, Valentines should be a day we can all enjoy. Here are my tips on how to make this Valentines one to remember.

How I Overcame Jealousy in a Relationship

Katie Palmer | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Palmer

When a girl experiences their partner even looking at another female, it can be a great punch to the gut. I have been with my partner for five years, and yes, he does make the occasional comment about another girl he has seen. The only thing is that now, I am more likely to say 'yeah, she's attractive'.

Pay Attention. Is This The Simplest Relationship Key?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know how wonderful it feels to have someone else’s undivided attention. But for some reason it becomes very easy to the pay least attention t...

A Letter

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

From the moment I was handed your death certificate, I have had to reluctantly crawl and claw my way back to what non spouse bereaved members of society would call 'normal' whilst crippled by nerves and anxiety, my physical and mental health continually hanging by a thread during a drunken haze of euphoric reflection.

From a Year of 'Us' to a Year of 'Me': Starting the Year as a Young Widow

Rachael Dickson Hillyard | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Dickson Hillyard

However, 2014 is over and 2015 has arrived whether it was welcomed or not. If 2014 was a year of 'us', it seems 2015 will be a year of 'me'. My focus has been someone else for so long and I'm not yet comfortable with this new solitary mind set.

15 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Her

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking for lavish gifts for the lovely lady in your life this Valentine's Day, then you've certainly come to the right place. No matter ...

12 Anti-Valentine's Day Cards For Those Allergic To Romance

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

No matter how much you want to bypass 14 February, there's no escaping it. Valentine's Day will soon arrive alongside endless bouquets, major PDAs...

How to Get Over the Love of Your Life in 24 Hours

Helen Keeler | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Helen Keeler

I was heartbroken. And then I accidentally got over him in 24 hours. Honestly. So here, based on exactly what I did, is a 20 step guide to curing heartbreak in just one day.

Ten Ways to Get Ready for Love

Patricia Lohan | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

The man of your dreams won't just arrive at your door, knocking and saying "Honey I'm here!" You must take inspired action! To attract the man of my dreams and meet my soulmate, I made small intentional changes that had a profound impact on my whole life!

Why Premature Ejaculation is a Sensitive Subject

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

Every man has an idea of how long he should 'last' in order to satisfy his partner - from a few minutes to 20 minutes or longer in some men's minds. One study found that, on average, penetration lasted five and a half minutes.

Have I Made a Mistake Choosing Divorce?

Sara Davison | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

After the initial January fresh start, how many people who are now in the process of divorce actually start thinking, have I made a mistake? Is it really worth it? How do I stay focused not he future? Will I ever move on?

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.

Becoming Teetotal: Just Like a Messy Break-up

Jon Young | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jon Young

When I speak to people about my sobriety, they imagine either that I am fighting a constant battle against temptation or that I no longer have any thoughts about drinking at all. The reality is somewhere in between. The best way to describe it is through the metaphor of something most of us can relate to - a relationship with an ex-partner, from the initial meet, to the aftermath of the break-up.

Lonely Man Is Trying To Crowdfund To Pay For His Dates

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lonely Tom Packer from Norwich is asking strangers on the internet to fund his search for a girlfriend. "There's a popular theory, which states th...

How Barbie Really Met Ken

Patricia Lohan | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Lohan

At sixteen, I moved to France on an Erasmus exchange, the Internet was brand new and email was going to be our main form of contact with people back home. I set up my first ever email account. I did loads of different searches for suitable id's for myself.