Posts By: Peter Law

When different sex drives in a relationship become a problem

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 »

Want to train as a couple’s counsellor?

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.

The biggest relationship killers?

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 »

How you can help the Armed Forces

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 »

When disagreeing becomes abuse

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 »

When moaning starts to have an impact

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 »

Tailored strategies for making improvements to your customer care

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 »