Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: The stats are staggering

Couples are using the internet and mobile technology to communicate with one another, to keep up-to-date with information and news about others. Combined with the ease of access to these communication mediums and their instant and constant influence over couple relationships, its presence and impact cannot be underestimated or ignored. Research suggests that the impact … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: The stats are staggering

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: Do a self assessment on why you are using online sites

The internet, mobile phones and social media have become key players in the life of couples, with many claiming they have had an impact on their relationship. In less than 5 years, digital technology has made itself felt in most relationships – in how couples communicate, grow closer, plan, fight and make up. Whilst most … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: Do a self assessment on why you are using online sites

Make it your New Year’s resolution to grow as a couple

It's easy to get wrapped up in the idea that New Year's resolution should result in a "new you." But it's our unique personality quirks that attracted us to our partners in the first place, and those traits are unlikely to change. By focusing your time and energy on creating positive growth in yourself and … Continue reading Make it your New Year’s resolution to grow as a couple

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Couples: Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Active Listening is not easy to learn and do, but once it becomes a habit, it can transform your relationship forever. By listening and understanding your partner - by truly listening, your relationship can be renewed, and intimacy will follow. Be patient and seek to understand... you will get your chance to express your thoughts … Continue reading The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Couples: Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Identify and build relationship strengths: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

A major goal of the Couple Checkup is to provide a tool that allows couples to proactively enrich their relationship. There are several other distinct goals of the Checkup that a couple can achieve by taking the online assessment and discussing their results together. In addition to a personalised Checkup Report, there is also a … Continue reading Identify and build relationship strengths: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

Finding time to really talk about your relationship: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

A major goal of the Couple Checkup is to provide a tool that allows couples to proactively enrich their relationship. There are several other distinct goals of the Checkup that a couple can achieve by taking the online assessment and discussing their results together. In addition to a personalised Checkup Report, there is also a … Continue reading Finding time to really talk about your relationship: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Children

Finances, Work (in and out of the house), Sex, In Laws and Children are the five big areas that dominate conflict in most relationships. Ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to discussing issues that arise will ensure our relationship is sustained for the long-term. All Relationships including those with your spouse and children … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Children

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: In laws

Often our extended families can have a significant impact on our relationship and in some cases completely dominate it. Having a shared understanding of the role of your extended families is crucial for the long-term success of your relationship. Establishing boundaries and ensuring appropriate time with and time without others is important - and sticking … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: In laws

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Sex

Finances, Work (in and out of the house), Sex, In Laws and Children are the five big areas that dominate conflict in most relationships. Ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to discussing issues that arise will ensure our relationship is sustained for the long-term. This series of blog posts explores each of the … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Sex

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Work (in and out of the house)

It is easy to get caught up in the demands of life to find we are living our lives narrowly focusing on work or home, and we forget or neglect ourselves and our marriage. Don't allow the daily grind to become the focus to the exclusion of your marriage. Finances, Work (in and out of the … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Work (in and out of the house)