Relationship Advice

Seven Signs You Are Dating a Player.

Katy Horwood | Posted 06.03.2015 | 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 03.03.2015 | 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 24.02.2015 | 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 16.02.2015 | 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 16.02.2015 | 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 13.02.2015 | 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...

The Moment That My Life Changed So That Every Decision I Made Would Have To Have Her Interests At Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In the chaos of everyday life, most couples don't focus on what drew them together and the special moments that led to the realisation that they'd fal...

Feng Shui for Singles Looking for Love and Future Husbands

Patricia Lohan | Posted 10.02.2015 | 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 10.02.2015 | 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.

These Are The Biggest Problems You Face In A Marriage

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Marriage week may sound cheesier than a Camembert, but the idea of couples taking time to pause and reflect on the state of their relationship is not ...

Ten Ways to Get Ready for Love

Patricia Lohan | Posted 30.01.2015 | 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!

The Breakup Survival Guide (That Doesn't Include Positive Thinking)

Karen Young | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Young

Being with friends and family feeds the primal human need for connection and boosts oxytocin (the happy hormone). Before they leave they'll stack the dishwasher and tell you about the salsa dancing classes they've organised for both of you. Don't argue. Just go.

Four Awkward Online Dating Moments and How to Handle Them

Liz Marie | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

A new relationship is the perfect breeding ground for awkward moments, especially when you're dating someone from the internet. While there is nothing you can do to prevent these awkward moments from happening, there are ways to handle them so they don't leave a lasting impression.

Have I Made a Mistake Choosing Divorce?

Sara Davison | Posted 26.01.2015 | 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 26.01.2015 | 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.

Why Do We Have Affairs?

Bridget Harrison | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bridget Harrison

Most affairs are rarely just about the desire to get steamy with someone else. They are far more often about people's inability to negotiate the relationship they are in. "People usually have affairs to cope with a marriage rather than end it," says Janet Reibstein.

Six Ways to Stop Her From Cheating

Kezia Noble | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kezia Noble

Both men and women will stay loyal and supportive to their partners for many years because of the deep rooted love they have for them, however, this doesn't mean that other elements of the relationship should be taken for granted.

Why Our Trust Issues Are the Key Sabotaging Ingredient When It Comes to Dating

Olga Levancuka | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

At the end, no one wants to get hurt again. Or no one wants to invest their time in romancing and find that only a few months down the line 'not to be chosen'. Rejection hurts. Bad relationships hurt as well.

The Five Dating Mistakes Everyone Regrets

James Preece | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Preece

The dating process is full of trial and error. Yet, the mistake that most people make is constantly going through the trial part and not learning from the errors that follow along. Reviewing these mistakes and not falling into them can be just what you need to increase your chances in finding love.

Why Changing Your Relationship Choices in 2015 is the Only New Year's Resolution You Need to Make

Katy Horwood | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Horwood

Being a week in, it's probably fair to say that most people will have broken their well-intentioned resolutions. With this in mind, it might be a good time to consider that, for a change, instead of giving yourself a list of things you are not going to do this year, why not start 2015 with a list of things you are going to do.