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Blended Families Part 1 – The Couple

Having a blended family is often a difficult and complicated journey that is high in conflict situations. However, it is becoming a more common occurrence. A blended family happens when two people marry and one or both of them have children from a previous relationship or marriage. The family will need to form a unit; however,

Understanding Marriage Counselling

Couples go through many ups and downs. We face difficulties in our lives that challenge us personally and challenge our relationships. We have different personalities, different needs and desires. Whether you have been in a relationship for 5 months or 5 years, you have likely found yourself at a crossroads, looking at your partner and

Put your needs first – not your partner’s

Take what you have learned about “compromise” and “putting your partner first” and chuck it out the window. Sometimes, we need to re-evaluate things from other perspectives, especially in the face of conflicts. The media, society and many relationship experts often push the idea that selflessness is the best way to achieve a happy relationship

Rethinking Infidelity – is an affair always the end?

Ted talk by Esther Perel. Rethinking infidelity and building a new relationship after cheating. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2AUat93a8Q  

This why couples should delete each other as Whatsapp contacts

I’ll bet you have most probably had a similar text conversation before: “I’m bringing takeaways, I’ll be home at 6.” “K” “why just k? Is something wrong? Should I rather be cooking for you?” It seems to be a piece of advice so often given but so rarely taken - do not communicate important issues

But what will happen to my vagina?

There they are, at the clinic or gynae’s office having their usual monthly check up - perhaps seeing that beautiful heartbeat on the screen whilst clutching their partner’s hand. Then the topic of childbirthing options comes up. Nervous glances are shared with their husband or partner and an all too uncomfortable thought flashes through her