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Effective Communication Makes a Happier Relationship

The Importance of Good Communication The most common problem most couples is face poor communication and an avoidance of being honest. Many choose not to say what is bothering them, through a fear of conflict or a concern about upsetting their partner. However, pushing your feelings under the carpet means they begin to fester and …

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Relationship Difficulties

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Relationship Difficulties   Evidence suggests that the ability to form a stable relationship starts to form in infancy with our early attachments. A child’s earliest experiences with who reliably meets their needs for food, care, warmth, protection, stimulation and social contact. Ref: https:/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles Most theorists agree that it is these early relationships that form the …

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Why Online Couples Counselling Works

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Why Online Couples Counselling Works   Online couples counselling may sound like a misnomer. After all, isn’t counselling supposed to be face-to-face, with the counsellor sitting a couple of feet away? That’s the image that’s ingrained in us thanks to movies and the media. But online couples counselling works and it is becoming increasingly popular. …

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Are You Tired of Being Phubbed?

Phubbing in Relationships

Phubbing in Relationships   Relationships are often difficult enough but now there is a new obstacle getting in the way – known as “phubbing” – which is a merging of the words “phone” and “snubbing” ref; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phubbing The definition of phubbing is ‘snubbing someone in favour of a mobile phone’ Phubbing causes problems in romantic …

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How to Ensure Your Relationship Survives the Lockdown

Online Relationship Help   June Brogan is an experienced ‘Relate’ trained couple counsellor, now working for Online Couples Counselling. Below, June offers her expert advice on the best way to manage your relationship during the Covid-19 lockdown. Relationships Most relationships are improved by the time we spend apart as well as the special things we …

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