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Do Marriages Need an MOT?

  I read this interesting article in the Saturday Telegraph today.   Marina Fogle – Why My Marriage to Ben Needs an MOT In 2009, when I was newly pregnant with my first child, we spent a week in France with three other married couples. In those heady days before children…

The Mathematics of Love

I watched this fascinating talk by Hannah Fry, a 'Complexity Theorist.' Have a look at Ted Talks at    Hannah Fry: The mathematics of love | Talk Video | TED.com   Posted by Neil  

It begins with 'S' and rhymes with 'lorry'

This article came from Rin Hamburgh for the Guardian. We find it can become a point of contention if one partner doesn't ever apologise when the other does. Here are some strategies for defusing this: Do you find it hard to say sorry, or to have your apologies accepted? These…

I wasn't treating my husband fairly, and it wasn't fair.

Here's a blog posted by MissFranJanSan on Reddit.  It was shared on Facebook, and is one of the few relationship posts that I have seen that attracted only male responses.  I have come across cases where this behaviour has applies to men as well, but as MissFranJanSan points out, it is…

What kids of divorced parents really want this Christmas

It's been the right thing for a number of our clients to split up.  And some have come to us to build new relationships having already survived a divorce (or two). At this time of year, it's about the giving the kids the best Christmas possible. Christina McGhee has some excellent…