You want to go to the cinema. But you and your partner have different tastes in movies. One of you wants to see an action film; the other a romantic comedy. There are no films showing that you might both like to see. You talk about it for a while, and it’s clear you’re not… Read more »
Posts By: Peter Law
Many couples experience different levels of sex drive at some point in their relationship. For some couples differences in sex drive may have been present from the start of the relationship. That’s common – and lots of people find ways of compromising that feel fine to both partners. For some people, their sex drive lessens… Read more »
More than a fifth (22 per cent) of people in the East of England are dissatisfied with their sex life and a third (33 per cent) have experienced a sexual problem, according to new figures from Relate Bedfordshire and Luton. The same study found that just over a fifth (21 per cent) of people living… Read more »
Want to train as a Relate couple’s counsellor? Here’s your chance to undertake the training for FREE. Relate Bedfordshire and Luton is offering two fully-funded training places for the Relate Certificate in Relational Counselling.
US website Huffington Post has been talking with divorce attorneys Stateside and come up with what it describes as ‘the eight biggest relationship killers’. Here are what the attorney’s clients, and what the attorneys themselves, say: My spouse rarely helps out with the kids “When I first meet with people, I often hear that the husband… Read more »
Local people will be lining the streets of Bedford to show support for our Armed Forces on ‘Armed Forces Day’ on Sunday June 25. The local Armed Forces Day parade (between 10.30am and 11am) is an opportunity for us to salute Forces’ personnel, their partners and their families, especially at a time of heightened security… Read more »
What’s ‘gaslighting’? It’s trying to convince someone they’re wrong about something – even when they aren’t. Most commonly, it’s when someone frequently disagrees with you, or refuses to listen to your point of view. Many of us are guilty of mild ‘gaslighting’ from time to time – refusing to hear what our partner has to… Read more »
We all know that talking to your partner and being open about how you feel is important. But it’s easy to let regular talking fall by the wayside — especially with the demands of a busy working life or when looking after children. Why is talking every day important?
Moaning can sound like a light hearted problem, or something that’s not that serious. And while there’s nothing wrong with the occasional moan, if it’s constantly happening in your relationship, it can begin to have an effect. On one level, constant moaning can create a negative atmosphere in a relationship. The person on the receiving… Read more »
Our new bespoke support for employers starting this month aims to help them improve their handling of customer queries and complaints over the phone or face-to-face. Relate Bedfordshire and Luton will work with managers in workshops to analyse their customer care and provide tailored strategies for improvements. “Customer care is at the forefront of business… Read more »