Conflict

Conflict

I was in the shopping mall the other day and as I was going down the escalator, a young couple with two little boys was heading up – well, almost. The mum and two boys hopped onto the escalator and the dad refused to move from where he was standing at the...
When love is not madness….

When love is not madness….

Are you going a bit crazy being cooped up with your partner in isolation?    Some days I truly wonder if I’m going mad! Maybe not so much because of love, but because of the unusual circumstances we find ourselves living in. I feel like I’m chained to my...
Connection in challenging times

Connection in challenging times

We are indeed living in challenging times amongst the need to self-quarantine and self-isolate.  However, this doesn’t mean we have to self-implode. It means maintaining social distance from friends and loved ones for our health and theirs but we most certainly...
Are You a Touchy-Feely Type?

Are You a Touchy-Feely Type?

Touch is of course one of our love languages. Some people are very touchy-feely and others are not really into touching. However if your partner loves to be touched and yet you don’t especially like it, it’s worthwhile exploring how you can incorporate...
Set your Intentions

Set your Intentions

My husband and I have recently come back from a glamping retreat. The idearly app had sent me a prompt to organise a weekend away, and I thought, ‘You know what? Let’s do it’ and the universe provided just the right retreat. Whilst at the retreat, we...
True Love

True Love

I believe that a long-lasting relationship with true love requires unconditional love. And what exactly does that mean? It means…. well, to love without putting any stipulations on the giving of love. Too many times we want to change something about our partner, or...
Keep your Heart Open

Keep your Heart Open

Unconditional love is key to a long-term happy relationship. It is perfectly normal to feel irritated by aspects of our partner’s characteristics or habits at times – nobody is perfect and life stressors can impact our tolerance. We’ve all heard the saying...
Celebrate!

Celebrate!

Happy New Year and may 2020 bring you health, wealth and happiness and a deep sense of fulfilment in your relationships.   Christmas and New Year can be extraordinarily joyful times for people, and can also be tinged with sadness or tragedy, depending what’s...
Sailing the Seven Seas

Sailing the Seven Seas

New and shiny always seems so exciting – a new bike, a new pair of shoes, a new house. What about relationships? They start out new and shiny too. And over time, relationships can have their ups and downs just like everything else in life and the shine can wear...
Communication is the key

Communication is the key

Communication is key to any relationship. When we get annoyed, it can be so easy to rant and rave or alternatively to punish via the silent treatment. But what if we explained to our partner that we feel angry/hurt/upset and that we need some time to gather our...