Couple Communication 2

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Learning how to communicate respectfully with your partner is something most of us are not taught. While we expect it to become natural, I wonder why there are so many couples struggling with this exact issue. We learn to communicate usually from our parents. If we had parents who spoke respectfully, demonstrated compassion, love and kindness, and resolved any issue with a calm level of mediation before reaching an agreement, then congratulations, you have learned […]

Sleepovers, should or should not?

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Would you allow your child on sleepovers? It remains a very individual choice if your child is ready or should attend a sleepover or not. This, of course, is dependant on the child’s age, child wishes, where they are staying, how well you know the people, who is going to be present, how far away they are located. and how much free contact you will have during the evening. Have a read of both sides and […]

Love Notes

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My gorgeous husband and I were recently interviewed about how writing Love Notes to each other allows us to continue a rich, happy and fulfilled relationship. The story is about taking a moment to write a note, an expression of love, of appreciation and recognition for the person you love. I hope you enjoy reading and I encourage you all to participate in this little act of kindness for the person you love. The way […]

Couple Communication 1

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This is the 1st part of the information I will post regarding communication counselling. Communication seems to be the main reason couples attend counselling. The main issue I hear is ‘we can’t communicate’. Couples often want to rekindle their love, that spark they initially felt after meeting, when life was wonderful, joyous and exciting. As time proceeds and life takes over, demands creep in, and we think we know this person so very well, issues […]