Relationships

9 February 2021

Top lockdown Valentine's date night ideas to keep the spark alive

By Sami Wunder For many of us the pandemic means we’re not able to spend this Valentine’s day like we usually would - whether that be at our favourite restaurant, ...
4 February 2021

Relationships: Top tips for dating over Zoom on Valentine's Day

By relationship expert Karen Mooney of Sara Eden Introductions Who would have thought this time last year many couples would be meeting virtually to celebrate Valentine’s day with the aid ...
1 February 2021

How to cope on your first Valentine's Day alone after losing your partner

Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement at Sue Ryder, which offers online bereavement support, said: 'Your first Valentine’s Day after the death of a loved one can be a painful reminder ...
14 December 2020

How to introduce your partner to your family's Christmas traditions

Forget meeting the parents, introducing your partner to the family Christmas traditions is the next big move in your relationship. Every family has their own quirky Christmas rituals. There are ...
14 December 2020

Single all the way- why a couple-less Christmas is nothing to get stressed about

A couple-less Christmas is nothing to worry about and there are a few things that you may need to remind yourself of this Christmas as the films come on, family ...
7 December 2020

Five romantic traditions to start with your partner this Christmas

As the whole of the country has to adhere to different restrictions, it’s time to rethink old traditions you can do with your partner this festive season. Whether you are ...
5 December 2020

QUIZ: What do your partner’s Christmas traditions say about them?

It is your first Christmas together. You arrive at your partner’s house to discover a blinding display of multi-coloured lights, a sparse fake tree and golden tinsel. All, of which, ...
23 November 2020

It’s Coving Season ladies, and here are the exact dates you need to find a partner

Dating in a pandemic is a bit like being the love-struck heroine of a Jane Austen novel. You must be six feet away from your love at all times; a ...
15 November 2020

How to survive a long distance relationship while in lockdown

By @bethancasee Here I sit in my bed, watching Game of Thrones, tears in my eyes as one of the beloved dire wolves is dying; I realise my boyfriend is not ...
8 November 2020

Pandating, mask-fishing and quaranteams: A definitive guide to dating in a pandemic

Nothing screams romance like the stench of hand sanitiser and Boris Johnson droning on in the background of your Zoom date. Then again, ‘date’ seems like a strong word for ...
29 October 2020

10 Things you’ll know if you’re in love with a hermit

Today is National Hermit Day- a day to remember all the hermits and their poor partners that have to put up with their reclusive ways. Here are some behaviours you ...
20 October 2020

Got an anniversary coming up? Here are cheap and cheerful ways to make your special day perfect!

Anniversaries are always special, as a reminder of when you got together with your significant other (SO), or when you got married, it’s always nice to commemorate this day each ...
15 October 2020

Love in lockdown: Four ways to help your relationship thrive

2020 has affected us all, whether we’re in a relationship or not. During this time, some couples were lucky enough to power through the lockdown in March with one another, ...
14 October 2020

Warning signs you must know to avoid an abusive partner

One in four women and one in six men will experience domestic abuse during their lifetime. In this exclusive article, Sue Penna – one of the UK’s leading experts on trauma-informed ...
13 October 2020

Eight things you’ll recognise if you date someone from Yorkshire

Today is National Yorkshire Pudding Day and if you’re in love with someone from up north- you’ll know-they have some pretty distinct traits. Yorkshire folk say it how it is- ...
12 October 2020

10 Reasons to date a farmer

It's National Farmer's Day today, so we take a look at the top reasons to get frisky with a farmer! They're outdoorsy- Come rain or shine, they don't mind being ...

10 October 2020

10 Things you’ll recognise if your partner insists on a massive handbag

As today marks National Handbag Day, we take a moment to think of the women who voluntarily carry their entire world on their shoulders.  If they ask you to hold it- ...
5 October 2020

10 Luxuries couples look forward to in the Autumn

A recent study has found the ten things couples most look forward to when the nights become darker and the weather turns and it's pretty clear why they are so popular. ...
3 October 2020

10 Things you’ll recognise if you’re dating a Halloween killjoy

Halloween is generally a time for dressing up, eating sweets and watching scary movies- but not all couples can agree on this holiday. Here are a few things you might find ...
1 October 2020

10 Things you should know before dating a vegetarian

To celebrate World Vegetarian Day- here are some things you should know before heading out on a date with a veggie.  They are a cheap date- Veggie dishes are generally ...
29 September 2020

Seven relationship boosts when one of you has arthritis

There are 10 million people of all ages living with arthritis in the UK and its fluctuating, painful symptoms can bring emotional or physical challenges to a relationship. Here are ...

22 September 2020

10 Reasons to go on a break-up recovery retreat

By Sara Davison Divorce coach Break-up recovery retreats are a new phenomenon in the UK and are fast becoming a must-attend for those going through a challenging break-up. The ...
22 September 2020

10 Lessons of love we can learn from elephants

Today is National Elephant Appreciation Day, so we take a look at the lessons we can learn about relationships from the complex sets of social skills in elephants. Show your emotions- ...
21 September 2020

10 Reasons why every couple needs to experience afternoon tea together

As it's National Chai Day, there is no better time to celebrate the joys of tea, cakes and tiny sandwiches with your significant other, here's why... It keeps you both ...