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Deciding: Relationship Help – Individual vs. Couples Therapy

In navigating relationship challenges, prioritising both personal growth and nurturing the bond between partners is paramount. Couples therapy offers a tailored approach, fostering lasting unity and individual fulfilment.

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3 Warning Signs of Fear in Your Relationship

For married women in midlife grappling with relationship challenges, fear and anxiety can be significantly pronounced, especially when compounded by the complexities of menopause, the demands of adolescent or adult children, careers, and a pervasive sense of lost identity.

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12 Steps to Handle Conflict and Help Improve Your Relationship.

Learn the steps to managing conflict in relationships and weather the storms of emotions as they come and go. Follow the steps to handle conflict with your partner, friends, colleagues, or family.

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Counselling and Coaching: Support For Couples Beyond The Books

Discover the difference between counselling and coaching to navigate your relationship challenges effectively. From resolving underlying issues to enhancing personal growth, explore each approach’s unique benefits. Choose expert support for lasting positive changes in your relationship journey.

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The Major Difference Between Needy and Needs

I have met many women terrified of being labelled as needy in their relationships. The problem is that the more they resist the unhelpful judgement that goes with labels, the more they deny they have any actual needs.

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How Self-Awareness Strengthens Your Marriage

I wonder if we ever really get to know ourselves fully.

When I consider the intricacy of all it means to be a human being, I am not sure we do. But we can for sure become more self-aware.

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Taking Ownership: The Transformative Power of Responsibility in Marriage

Healthy responsibility plays a fundamental role in building a strong and thriving relationship, but what does responsibility in a marriage mean?

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How To Communicate Better In A Relationship

Effective communication is the key to any healthy relationship, but it’s not always easy, and couples want to know how to communicate better with each other.

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7 Essential Books to Help Heal A Broken Relationship

Being in a committed long-term relationship is one of the most significant and rewarding things you can do in life. It’s also one of the hardest. For couples looking to communicate better or for tools to improve their marriage, reading a good marriage book together can help open you to new possibilities. 

How Understanding Childhood Experiences of The Past Can Strengthen Your Relationship - Woman with hands lovingly around a man's shoulders - Sandra Harewood.

How Understanding Childhood Experiences of The Past Can Strengthen Your Relationship

We take for granted many things we do in our adult lives, so many things that we learnt or experienced growing up, good or bad. As a therapist, people can get wary when asked to talk about their childhoods. But understanding your partners and your childhood experiences can strengthen your relationship.

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The 3 Stages Of Intimate Relationships: Romance, Conflict and Commitment

We are well and truly in autumn: a new season but a familiar pattern. Every year the seasons come and go. It’s nature’s predictable and yet often unpredictable cycle. Relationships are the same. They, too, have their seasons.

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Shadow Work: How To Strengthen Your Relationship With Yourself And Your Partner

Today I’m going to explore the Jungian archetype of the Shadow, everything we can’t see in ourselves, and the importance of shadow work in relationships.