Relationship Advice

Is This Killing Your Relationship? It Is For Other Brits...

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A study of UK relationships has unearthed some interesting facts about being with another person in 2014. Aside from the fact that a quarter of th...

The Four Best Pick Up Lines

Kezia Noble | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

The truth is, there is no magic line that fits all occasions and caters to every type of woman, however, there are FOUR effective 'Opening structures' that can be used in any situation and allow enough space for a man to add his own character stamp to them.

Five Reasons Men Might Think You're 'Needy'

Liz Marie | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

A man will run screaming for the hills if he is afraid he's met a stage five clinger. However, many times a woman will project that she's needy without even knowing it, when that might not be the case! Here are five of the top things women do that scare men into thinking she's needy.

Three Keys to Keep Jealousy at Bay

Sacha Knop | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

Jealousy is exactly like the water spilling over the bathtub. Unless you be that team that fights the actual problem, it'll keep spilling over and over, creating paranoia and more mess leaking into other areas of your relationship, meanwhile damaging the trust and fun you have.

Why Women Love Bad Guys

Kezia Noble | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

In this blog post, I will be as transparent and honest about my own personal experiences of being one of those women who CHOOSE to never learn their lesson, and hopefully, I will be able to give some clarity to why this is such a common predicament, and why it always will be.

Hollywood, I've Got a Bone to Pick With You

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

When we were little girls we listened to fairy tales like Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty. As we grew up, we watched movies like Pretty Woman. All contribute to fairy-tale brainwash, the belief that the right man or woman will just show up in our life at the right place and right time, without us having to do anything to make it happen.

The Big Orgasm Debate - To Fake or Not to Fake

Katy Horwood | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

I have news for you boys. It happens all the time. In fact, it has been estimated in a 'recent survey' that around 70% of women have faked an orgasm at some point in their life. (And the 30% who haven't are still virgins.) I have strong views on the subject, having screamed out in faux bliss a few times myself.

The World Cup Relationship Survival Guide

Mike Taylor | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Taylor

It's here, whether you're a fan or not, the World Cup is upon us, and it's probably about to take over your partner's life. But like any stressful time for couples such as Christmas or the family summer holiday, forewarned is forearmed.

Stop Being That Annoying New Girlfriend

Malminder Gill | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Malminder Gill

So you are in love, that is great news, good for you! You may have spent years dreaming up this new guy in your life and finally it has all come true and now life is just wonderful. However, you may have noticed some other changes developing in the background like none of your friends share your enthusiasm or you are starting to do things that you normally wouldn't.

Is Dating Your Friend a Good Idea?

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

The biggest risk was telling each other that they liked each other, in that way. Because they were friends the risk and impact of rejection is much higher. At the other end of things, if the relationship doesn't work, particularly if it ends badly, you run the risk of ruining the friendship.

Communication: Are You Getting What You Want?

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

The right communication can drive the world to talk, but the wrong interactions can severely challenge a person's world. With social media and modern technology driving opinions, we often forget to work on person to person interaction which is the foundation of communication. It is great to be heard on such a global scale but for most of us daily connections can prove a mine field.

Don't Lose Your Friends Over Love

Sloan Sheridan-Williams | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sloan Sheridan-Williams

The three most common reasons why people's friends don't like the latest love interest provide insight into understanding where your friend is coming. Smoothing over any potential ructions before they occur can keep your friendship intact during your relationship.

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.

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Katy Horwood | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

In a situation where a person finds themselves 'dumped' the chances are they are unlikely to be of sane enough mind to walk down the street without collapsing in a crumpled heap, much less, select a suitable aromatherapy treatment. They will feel rage, they will feel fury, they will feel a burning resentment and bitterness for every man walking the planet.

Do You Really Want to Save That Relationship?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Scary or ugly or not, the only way to save a relationship is to save the relationship. Full stop. You have to be brave, rip off the bandaid and look at what's festering underneath. It's not for the faint-hearted. It's miserable painful dirty work but it's the only thing that will put it right.

Time - Friend or Foe?

Vivienne Smith | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vivienne Smith

They say that time is a wonderful healer; I know for sure that even if it does not heal all wounds, through time we learn to live with them and only when some time has passed can we learn from them.

Five Ways to Spring Clean Your Relationship

Elizabeth Sullivan | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elizabeth Sullivan

Well, since we can't change other people, the only way to change your partner's behaviour is to change yours (we give out what we receive). Why not review the following five areas to see where you could put the spring back into your relationship?

Should Relationships Really Be Effortless?

Toni Rae | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

I have always said that relationships should be effortless, and that there should be an unstated mutual respect and understanding for one another. For the most part, I still believe this. Relationships can be effortless, and the majority of the time it should be.

Yet Another 25 Men You Should Never Date

The Guyliner | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

What do you look for in a man? Nice eyes? Bright smile? Good taste in footwear? Ability to make you laugh? We all have tick-boxes and black markers at the ready when it comes to finding a mate. I can't tell you who you should date - that is simply none of my business - but I can certainly advise you give this quarter-century of drips a wide berth.

7 Reasons Why Your Co-Worker Blanks You In The Hallway

Huffington Post UK | Libby Banks | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us spend more time with out co-workers than with our partners, kids and friends—and as office hours continue to creep up, it’s no surprise...

The Modern Way of Dating

Toni Rae | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Toni Rae

Online dating is a bit better than dating apps, because sites like Match and eHarmony match people with you in a systematic way regarding your personality and circumstantial expectations for a potential partner.

Forget Conscious Uncoupling, How About We Try Conscious Coupling?

Claire Brummell | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Brummell

Conscious coupling is about being conscious about whether you want a relationship, what are the important values for your ideal partner to have and what kind of relationship are you looking for?  Are you just interested in something casual?  Do you want a long-term partnership?

Conscious Uncoupling, Exposed

Miranda Wilson | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Miranda Wilson

We've formed an illogical connection between love, and anger, fear and drama. Our minds believe that less demonstrative behavior means we love each other less. Yet, when partners behave without fighting and jealousy, it speaks of their own self-love and security in the relationship.

What Ever Happened to Plain Old Honesty?

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

At the end of the day everybody wants to know whether the person's into them or not, right? As a guy we're no different. If a girl doesn't like me, I just want her to come out and say she'd "rather be friends" or "please stop hanging out in front of my flat, I've already notified the police". In this day and age, though, it's never that simple.

Spring Fever: Five Ways to Open Up and Find New Love

Julie-Anne Shapiro | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julie-Anne Shapiro

Spring is here and love is in the air! Flowers are blooming, trees are turning green again, birds are building their nests and we all naturally become more interested in love, sex and romance. With longer, lighter and brighter days, you have a spring in your step as you start to think about new beginnings.