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Why, Because I Am Excited About Becoming An Auntie, Does Everyone Now Ask Me If I'm Broody?

Kate Appleton | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Appleton

You have no idea whether I am infertile, had countless miscarriages and/or abortions or had a child adopted. It's a personal question and it's not your place to ask. The same goes for the marriage query as well.

11 People In Sexless Marriages Reveal The Reasons Why Intimacy Diminished

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Couples stop having sex for a variety of reasons - whether that’s low libido, poor mental health, conditions causing painful sex or simply drifting ...

This Is The Biggest Strain On Couples In Relationships

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Relationships are full of ups and downs, but there’s one area causing couples more stress than most. New research reveals that money worries are pl...

People Who Married Or Dated Their Ex's Sibling Reveal How It Turned Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You can’t help who you fall in love with and for some families, that makes life a little complicated (to say the least). On Reddit, people who have...

People Involved With Open Relationships Explain How It Works

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An open relationship or open marriage is where both partners agree they can have sexual relations with other people outside of the relationship. Some ...

Men Explain How They Felt When Their Wives Walked Down The Aisle

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Weddings can cause a roller coaster of emotions, especially for grooms who have to patiently wait for their brides at the altar. On Reddit, happily ma...

Dog 'Who Brought Couple Together' Becomes Bridesmaid After Owner's Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Caters | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A pooch who brought her owners together was chief bridesmaid at a last-minute wedding planned after the bride was diagnosed with terminal cancer. Gues...

9 Dos And Don'ts For Living With A Partner

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Marriage rates have dropped severely since the early 90s, but that’s not to say that love has evaporated into thin air. According to relationship s...

I Left The Priesthood For The Woman I Love

Dan Murtah | Posted 15.03.2017 | UK
Dan Murtah

life less ordinary banner Those conservative Catholics aren't happy with me and I have received many messages telling me so: from "Good riddance," and "Shame on you," to "You are damned to hell fire for eternity". The irony of these un-Christian attacks.

When All Your Friends Are Getting Married And Having Babies, And You're Still Single AF

Tristen Lee | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tristen Lee

People's lives naturally progress at different rates; some of your friends will choose to get married and have children, whilst others will remain children themselves, stuck in a constant cycle of f*ckboy flings, day drinking and making terrible, wine-based decisions.

Couple With Down's Syndrome Who Were 'Banned From Kissing' Get Engaged On 'This Morning'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A man with Down’s syndrome has melted hearts around the world by proposing to his girlfriend on ITV’s ‘This Morning’. Niki Wyatt had previous...

Independent Dependent: Confessions Of A Modern Expat Wife

Emily Abbey | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Abbey

What do you think of when I say expat wife? An easy life of G&Ts with the gals post-brunch? Supportive of the spouse whilst also having a hot tennis coach on speed dial? Shopping habits to rival Carrie Bradshaw?

Kissing Joy As It Flies

Izzy McRae | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Izzy McRae

But there is also a little fear behind the happiness and excitement. What if this feeling doesn't last? What if there are problems and sadness ahead? What if I don't always feel like a fairytale princess?

Extremely British Muslims - Love, Dating And Marriage

Adam Deen | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Adam Deen

The strain between conservative Islamic practices and more progressive, broadminded approaches to dating and marriage are perhaps best demonstrated with the visible struggle of Extremely British Muslims' 28-year-old Ash.

Civil Partnership, Civil Wedding, Marriage: Many Words But One And The Same Meaning?

Mary Banham-Hall | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mary Banham-Hall

I think people will always want what they can't have - it is part of the human condition. What we could and should have done a few years ago is avoid all this with the simple expedient of the following law:

You're Engaged! Now What? Seven Things To Do Before Anything Else

Holly Poulter | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Poulter

Your other half has probably just spent the past few weeks or months sweating at the thought of asking you this question, with a ring possibly burning a hole in his pocket. It's likely they will want a bit of a breather too! Go out and celebrate and revel in the moment.

Husband And Wife

Henning van der Hoeven | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Henning van der Hoeven

One of the cornerstones of our union is; "honesty." "No reservations"; If either side cannot be honest and trust on the honesty of the other, if honesty fades away, so will the respect and soon after the love will die, and the relationship will cease to exist.

Why Doesn't This Straight Couple Want To Be Like Everyone Else When They Can?

Sarah Ismail | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Ismail

Personally, I can't understand why they would want to have a civil partnership in the first place. They have no idea of the struggle people in same sex relationships faced to be allowed to get married. Many people in same sex relationships did not see civil partnerships as a positive thing. Civil partnerships were their compromise when they could not have marriage by law.

10 Small Things You Can Do To Avoid Falling Into A Sexless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The idea of a marriage going through periods without sex isn’t unheard of, but we all know when things go beyond the norm in our relationships and p...

Emotional Moment Bride Overcomes Stammer To Read Vows At Wedding

PA Real Life | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bride who overcame a stammer to read her vows on her wedding day is now teaching her baby daughter to speak. Jennifer Vaughan, 29, believed a man wo...

Heterosexual Couple Lose Court Of Appeal Battle For Right To Civil Partnership

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Heterosexual couple Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan have lost their Court of Appeal battle for the right to enter into a civil partnership. Rebec...

My Personal Story Of Domestic Violence

Lauren Derrett | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Derrett

Domestic Violence can happen to anyone, I know that now because it happened to me. We were living a middle classed life that from the outside was enviable. The whole time I was at war with the man I had invited in mine and my kids' lives.

13 Men Reveal Their Dream Wedding Scenarios

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Stereotypically, we think of brides-to-be as being in charge when it comes to wedding planning. But that doesn’t mean guys don’t have grand plans ...

Couples Who've Been Together More Than 60 Years Share Tips For A Long-Lasting Relationship

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

With 42% of marriages ending in divorce, we can sometimes feel a little pessimistic about finding long-lasting love. But five couples have proven it c...

Living With Someone Who Has Depression

Jaki Jelley | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jaki Jelley

Living with someone who suffers from depression is hard. Really hard. Yet personally I feel like it's not discussed as openly as depression itself. No we are not the ones directly suffering but depression doesn't come with an instruction booklet.