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Relationships

Why our intimate relationships hold the key to our growth

“We are born in relationship, we are wounded in relationship, and we must heal in relationship.” Harville Hendrix Whilst we might be living in an era of changing social attitudes, with more people cohabiting prior to getting married, nevertheless this year divorce rates have increased for the first time in a decade. The statistics attribute […]

Coercive control is the hidden side of domestic abuse

Coercive, manipulative and controlling behaviour can be insidious in a relationship and often goes unreported. At the turn of this year, a 51 year old woman was shot dead outside her house in Newport, Shropshire, by a man she knew. This type of headline is, sadly, all too common and is often the culmination of [...]

Relationships and our sense of self

Relationships are one of the most important things in a person’s life. Yet all relationships reach a difficult phase at some point. This is where couples therapy can really help. As human beings, a sense of connection is one of the ‘fruits’ of a happy life, vitally important to our happiness. We need connection No [...]