Relationship Advice

I Wish I Had Got Divorced Years Ago

Sara Davison | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

I hear so often that people are too scared to leave and decide to settle for what they know. Sometimes there are good reasons to stay. However in some cases there are better reasons to leave.

Why Women in Their Thirties Need to Lower Their Expectations

Katy Horwood | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

When it comes to finding love, women in their thirties need to lower their expectations. They need to compromise, stop being so fussy and realise that the older you get the less of a position you are in to start making wild demands about what you expect from a partner. There, I've said it.

Speed Up Your Break-Up Recovery

Sara Davison | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

Have you ever noticed how good it feels to help someone? It's strange how helping others can give you a boost too. Even the little things you do can make a huge difference to their day but it can also have a positive impact on your day too...

Why, When You Lie Online, You Are Only Fooling Yourself

Katy Horwood | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Having online dated since time began, it is fair to say that I have had my fair share of both good and bad dates - as a by-product of this I am not someone who expects miracles, far from it in fact, I'm quite happy with half a lager and a packet of salted peanuts these days.

Heal Your Broken Heart

Sara Davison | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Davison

It's important not to "stuff down" negative emotions and to face then head on. The more we face our fears the faster they will dissipate and the quicker we can be free from them. It's not always easy to do but there is a lot of help available these days to help us through these times.

Hollywood I've Got a Bone to Pick With You (Part 2) - Hollywood Fairy-tale Brainwash - Harmless or Damaging?

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 07.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

One of my clients had a kind, loving, sexy boyfriend, yet she couldn't work out if they should be together. She expected a Disney moment - they would look at each other, the sun would set at that moment and then she would just know that he was 'the one'.

Is Saying 'I Do' the Reasons So Many Relationships Fail?

Katy Horwood | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Some predict that marriage will soon be a thing of the past, and people will no longer see the need to legally bind themselves together. I find this unlikely. Most people don't marry because they fundamentally believe in the institution of marriage itself, they marry because it's the most socially acceptable way to 'keep someone'.

Why Everyone Should Have A Relationship MOT.

Sacha Knop | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

If you buy a car, it has usually been serviced so it runs wonderfully smoothly for a while. And we so enjoy it when our car drives effortlessly. When it develops a problem, a fault, which the things we use do, we take it to the garage where an expert fixes it

Do You Need a Sabbatical From Your Relationship?

Susan Leigh | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

The reasoning behind taking a sabbatical is that it provides a breathing space to reflect on your life, what your relationship means to you, ponder the good and the bad, really consider what it is you want. But are there other ways of reaching that same level of insight and awareness?

Am I a Heartless Biatch?!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I hate to admit it but as the second baby came along, delivering us with two Tiny Humans under Two, which, as grateful as we are for them, they have filled every corner of our lives, minds and pre occupations squashing me and thee to the other sides of our new universe, with no time to spare and no spare energy to spare for each other.

Five Stages Of A Relationship

Alexandra Massey | Posted 12.05.2015 | 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.

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.

Mum's Important Message To Boy Who Likes Her Daughter: No Means No

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

This mum has some wise words for a boy who won't take her daughter's 'no' for an answer. Lindsey Doe is the mum behind the DoeEyes YouTube channel,...

Our First And Last Love...

Amy Anka | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

Like Jean-Paul Sartre, the French Philosopher once said "If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company". I truly believe that until you are content within your own company, you are always going to be attracting someone into your life that is lacking something in some way.

Seven Signs You Are Dating a Player.

Katy Horwood | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Men - you think you know them and are reading the signals correctly when suddenly, out of the blue, you realise that, who you thought you were dating, was a pure figment of your imagination - and that, actually, you know as much about men as you did when you were fourteen and fancied the boy who worked in the chippie on the corner.

Toxic People: 10 Things They Do and How to Deal With Them

Karen Young | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Young

Their damage lies in their subtlety and the way they can have you questioning your 'over-reactiveness', your 'oversensitivity', your 'tendency to misinterpret'. There are plenty of things toxic people do in an attempt to manipulate the world to their advantage. Here are ten of the classics.

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!!!!!!"

Seven Top Dating Tips For Men

John Dredge | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Comedy
John Dredge

Wit and humour are invariably the key to a good night out, so remember to ask your date if she knows any jokes. If none are forthcoming, simply laugh as loudly as you can throughout the evening.

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...

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...

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...