Posts Categorized: Relationships

The hopes and tears of the most romantic day of the year

How important is celebrating Valentine’s Day to you? Is it all red roses or just a thorny issue in your relationship? Relate MTB relationship experts say that our expectations for romantic occasions – such as Valentine’s Day or anniversaries – are actually shaped in our childhood years by the actions of the adults around us…. Read more »

Our ACE role model in support of Couples Therapy

We’re feeling inspired by the great Billie Jean King who talked about the benefits of Couples Therapy on Desert Island Discs (listen on BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b9vgdj) Billie Jean is a role model in so many ways as winner of 39 Grand Slam tennis titles, 20 Wimbledon titles and for equal rights for women. Did you… Read more »

Summer not so loving?

Relate counsellors at Mid Thames and Bucks 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. Relate wants couples to be aware that as… Read more »