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Strauss and Pieterson enter relationship counselling

 I am not a cricket fan but have heard that these two gentlemen do have a problem in their relationship.  Here is an article (I assume spoof from the King Cricket website) A bland, featureless room. Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Strauss sit side-by-side facing a desk, behind which sits a…

115 year relationship ends

 Giant turtles call time on their 115 YEAR 'marriage': Despite couple counselling the husband has been forced to move out  I just read this article from the Daily Mail After 115 years together, two giant turtles - Bibi and Poldi - have called a day on their relationship No one…

Divorce predictors

 I heard an astonishing fact in today's computerised world.   As we know, online agents are now capable of analysing date and inferring things from it.  Google analyse our e-mails and then adverts appear that seem to have something to do with what they have found.  Facebook does the same.…

Meetup for singles

 For those of you coming out of a relationship, and wanting to make new social contacts without 'dating' in mind, you might try your local Meetup group http://www.meetup.com I was told about this by a friend who says there is a new group in Winchester, aimed at 40-50 year olds. Yes, there are…

Grieving the death of courtship

Relationship researcher Dr John Gottman has said the first casualty of an organised life is courtship. It is common after marriage to get busy raising children, running a home and pursuing careers. When we observe that couples have stopped courting each other and ask about that, they will often say…