Relationship Tips

Relationship truths you need to know


Think back to your childhood.. what did you grow up thinking about relationships? Personally, I grew up with romantic fairy tales of knights in shining armour rescuing damsels in distress, followed by happy-ever after high school films and chick flicks and elaborate dreams of my wedding day. Relationships became something magical [...]

Relationship truths you need to know2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

It’s All About Daddy


Newsletter, Issue 18 This summer our 4 year old son wanted to spend time with daddy; in the mornings, evenings, at weekends, on holiday, just about any time he could! He acted up more when daddy wasn't back before bedtime or left early for work and regularly told me he [...]

It’s All About Daddy2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Early Parenthood Tips


Mums & dads are different! Here are a few tips for the first 3 months of parenthood to help you manage your relationship and the differences between you as parents, to make it easier to be a team together and enjoy this special time. 1) Chat about your experience. Sit down [...]

Early Parenthood Tips2016-06-06T10:22:12+00:00

Parenthood – A relationship Step. Part 3


Becoming parents is a time we want to feel happy and close, yet there is a deep undercurrent that brings change in our relationship with our partner, whether we want it or not. In the last newsletter we looked at how our expectations of parental roles has an impact on [...]

Parenthood – A relationship Step. Part 32016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Parenthood – A Relationship Step, Part 2


Newsletter, Issue 17 Change 2) New Roles and Expectations Our 'Mummy' and 'Daddy' Blueprint With the arrival of a baby comes the arrival of a 'mummy' and a 'daddy'. OK, pretty obvious! However perhaps not so obvious is that these new roles instantly bring new baggage with them. They bring [...]

Parenthood – A Relationship Step, Part 22016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Parenthood – A Relationship Step, Part 1


Newsletter, Issue 16 I believe our early years of parenting are some of the most challenging and full on both for us as individuals and in our relationships. I can vouch that this has been true for me and my husband, as well as for many friends as we have [...]

Parenthood – A Relationship Step, Part 12016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

A Vision of Relationship


Newsletter, Issue 15 I was touched last week to hear how a client and his wife designed a wedding week rather than a single day after exploring what they wanted from 'getting married'. It was a wonderful reminder of what is possible when we have a clear vision of what [...]

A Vision of Relationship2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Sexuality – What did our parents teach us?


Newsletter, Issue 14 Through my relationship training and supervision, I have learned and continue to learn a lot about sexuality that has helped me for the first time understand my own experience more and opened up a new potential for intimacy. I should emphasise the word potential before you conjure [...]

Sexuality – What did our parents teach us?2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Miscarriage – a common yet often hidden experience


When I suggested writing an article on miscarriage the response was surprisingly positive given the associated pain and grief. It is a common experience that is little spoken of considering its impact on women and their partners' lives. Getting pregnant, carrying a baby and giving birth is still an uncertain [...]

Miscarriage – a common yet often hidden experience2016-11-21T17:15:58+00:00

Romcoms Impact on Intimacy


Newsletter, Issue 12 I was very happy to read an article in Metro called 'Real love is not all about romcom laughs' by Bel Jacobs. Why? Because it's great to see articles in everyday press challenging the romantic vision of 'love' and relationships, and encouraging people to look beyond it, [...]

Romcoms Impact on Intimacy2016-07-20T11:56:18+00:00
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