The four festive ‘Fs’ — finance, family, food, and fantasy — are responsible for much of the tension in the run-up to and during Christmas, according to a relationship counselling service.
Sun, 18 Dec, 2016
Marriage counsellors have warned that Euro 2016 could trigger the final whistle for hundreds of rocky relationships across Ireland, as tensions among couples reach an all-time high.
Tue, 03 May, 2016
Wed, 03 Feb, 2016
September has proved to be the unhappiest month of the year for married couples, as mounting debt and post-holiday blues combined to put relationships under massive strain.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2014
There are many ways to cheat on your partner. But paying attention to your relationship can help you avoid falling into the affair trap, says Áilín Quinlan.
Sun, 14 Sep, 2014
Are couples who chose not to have kids happier than couples who are parents? Sharon Ni Chonchuir finds out.
Sun, 20 Apr, 2014
Sex, honesty, going for coffee together — take some tips from the stars.
Sun, 16 Feb, 2014
IT’S all about love and romance when couples first move in together. They are eager to spend more time together and get to know each other in new ways. They also believe they are making a good financial decision.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
WE’VE all heard the saying that opposites attract but, according to relationship experts, there are some fundamental topics which couples should agree on.
Sun, 24 Feb, 2013
Chris O’Dowd’s tweet put his wife on the spot, writes Arlene Harris.
Sun, 16 Sep, 2012
Financial woes and changing responsibilities are putting pressure on Irish couples, says Áilín Quinlan
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
MORE Irish women are single than ever before. Statistics show that the number of women aged between 25 and 44 living alone here has soared.
Sun, 19 Aug, 2012
While the traditional flashpoint for couples tends to be the dreaded in-laws - sisters in law, fathers in law, brothers in law, and mothers in law have featured in family discord forever - another point of contention can be your partner’s friends.
Sun, 22 Jul, 2012
The “always-on” nature of Facebook, Twitter and email is wreaking havoc on Irish relationships as couples forget how to engage in one-to -one communication, according to research.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
“WE have been sold a myth about monogamy; we have not been told the truth. Monogamy does not, and almost always cannot, provide a lifetime of rich sexual excitement for human beings.”
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
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