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What Makes Love Last?

Submitted by Richard on Mon, 04/08/2013 - 13:31

what-makes-love-lastThis article is about ‘What Makes Love Last?’ based on some of the ideas in Gottman’s book of the same name. Putting words around what makes love work helps us improve our relationships.

Understanding Loving Attachment

Relationship Counselling - Why it's a good idea

Submitted by Richard on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 16:45

The Stages a Relationship goes throughRelationship Counselling Provides A Structure

Relationship counselling provides a structure for you to nourish and build on what works in your relationship and have a safe place to work through issues.

Relationship Counselling - How To Communicate Better

Submitted by Richard on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:01

Communicate Better By Setting time aside For Regular Talking

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Communicating better starts with having the intention to spend regular time together with your partner. 

Change In Relationship Counselling

Submitted by Richard on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 11:29

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Relationship Counselling Helps You Be More Yourself

Relationship Counselling gives you the skills and experience of re-connecting to the 'Me' feeling as you communicate helping you find the clear expression of who you are.  It shows you how you can be yourself while being in a connecting relationship

Couples Counselling Tip - Avoid Being Right.

Submitted by Richard on Thu, 10/17/2013 - 15:23

This article offers suggestions on how to avoid the trap of  "needing to be right".

The Problem of "Needing to be Right"

Cheating - Why do Men and Women Cheat?

Submitted by Richard on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 14:36

cheating The reason men cheat isn't simply because they want sex. Men often cheat because they miss the feeling of being admired and feeling a woman positively responding to them. Usually with their partner they feel criticised and undermined. Men need to feel they can make their partner happy and to feel admired and trusted. Men are motivated by knowing 'they can get things right' for their partner.

All About Love

Submitted by Richard on Thu, 06/07/2012 - 09:26

Expectations Of Love In Relationships

A good place to start is to look at our  expectations of love. love written

At the start of a relationship there can be strong attraction and heady feelings of love for each other. This ‘falling in love’ is called limerence. Our romantic culture feeds the us images of “limerence” lasting forever and builds our expectation of it  is how a relationship should be.

Couple Intimacy Exercise

Submitted by Richard on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 11:32

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In my Outer Body, In My Inner Body..

This is a couple exercise to be done when you are both relaxed and in a good space to give some attention to each other. It's a structured exercise. What you learn from it you can take into your everyday commuication. 

Relationship Counselling - "Be here Now"

Submitted by Richard on Wed, 06/06/2012 - 08:44

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“Be Here Now” Exercise

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This exercise below is a great technique to reconnect and soothe yourself . It does take a little practice to get the hang of it. Just try each stage for a minute at first .Accept your mind will hate this at first ! Start with low expectations and persevere.

Stuck Relationship Patterns

Submitted by Richard on Sun, 06/03/2012 - 16:45

Untangling Relationship counselling patterns

relationship counselling patternsWhen you are in the thick of arguing or can’t talk issues through it can be hard to see what is going on. Relationship Counselling helps you step back and untangle the feelings.

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