Posts Categorized: Relationships

Summer not so loving?

Counsellors at Relate Bedfordshire and Luton are preparing themselves for an anticipated spike in calls this September in the immediate post-holiday period in line with national trends. Relate saw a nine per cent increase in calls last year and is ready for a similar onslaught this year. Relate Bedfordshire and Luton wants couples to be… Read more »

My partner and I don’t talk any more – it feels as if we’ve drifted apart

Communication is at the heart of all relationships. Many couples coming to Relate say that communication breakdown is one of the main reasons they’ve decided to seek counselling. Most couples, after they’ve had some Relate counselling, report that communication between them has improved. What exactly is communication? Communication can be described as the way we… Read more »

How to fix a sexless marriage – When you haven’t made love for months or even years…

If you rarely – or never – have sex with your partner, you’re not alone. “It’s a very common issue,” says Wall Street Journal reporter and relationships columnist Elizabeth Bernstein. “Of course, a sexless marriage can signal that something is wrong in the relationship – but it can also be quite normal for busy people… Read more »

Relate Bedfordshire and Luton suggests relationship resolutions

Relate Bedfordshire and Luton is encouraging people to make a relationship resolution in support of Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place from 16-22 May and is on the theme of relationships. Relationships and wellbeing are closely linked – when asked by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) what matters most to our wellbeing, relationships… Read more »