Relationships

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 ...
21 September 2020

10 Things you'll recognise if you’re dating someone who hates tea AND coffee

We thought we would take a look at what partners have to endure if their loved one hates anything warm in a mug.  Your family and friends think they are ...
16 September 2020

Was it the pressure of lockdown or is my relationship over?

By Match’s dating expert Hayley Quinn Whilst it may have kept us safe from COVID-19, lockdown has put inevitable pressure on relationships. If your relationship is currently on the rocks, you ...
14 September 2020

10 Reasons to be creative in your relationship

Here are just some of the perks of thinking outside the box in your partnership.  It keeps your date nights fresh- Rather than relying on the good old trip to ...
11 September 2020

12 Real signs of true love in a relationship

Whether you're single or dating, all of us are looking for the same thing – true love. Some research suggests that love is considered to be a collection of three circumstances: ...
7 September 2020

10 Things to do with your partner when it’s raining outside

Welcome to September- surprise, surprise- it's raining. As it shows no sign of stopping- here are some ideas to prevent you from going stir crazy when you're trapped in the ...
6 September 2020

10 Reasons to read when you're in a relationship

You may think that reading only benefits you as it’s a solitary activity- but can actually do wonders for your relationship too. Here are just a few reasons why... It ...
4 September 2020

10 Things you should know before dating a wildlife enthusiast

As it's National Wildlife Day, we thought we would come up with a few things to expect if you start dating someone who finds wildlife wondrous. Their enthusiasm can be ...
4 September 2020

Breaking up in lockdown- one woman's account of heartache during a pandemic

By Fern Tolley  At the beginning of lockdown I remember seeing so many posts on social media about couples and quarantine. Love in lockdown was trending, and quotes about ‘couples ...
3 September 2020

Eight reasons to go bowling with your partner

Today is National U.S. Bowling League Day so here's why bowling is a great date night idea for you and your lover.  It's fun- Bowling is not necessarily the first ...
12 August 2020

10 Things you should know before dating a woman who’s into vinyl

Today is National Vinyl Record Day so we reflect on what it’s like to be in love with someone who can’t resist a record.  Date nights are a doddle- She ...
11 August 2020

Seven things you should know before dating someone with coeliac disease

By Coeliac UK www.coeliac.org.uk If you’re dating someone diagnosed with coeliac disease, it means that they can’t eat gluten – ever! Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and ...
7 August 2020

The Domestic Abuse Bill That Sacrifices Migrant Women

Many people are actively working day in and day out to make the world a better place. While some people are doing it by spreading love, support, and kindness, others ...
29 July 2020

How to rediscover your dating mojo after a bad experience

We’ve all had our share of heartache, including singlehood consultant Sara-Jayne Mcleod. The important thing, she says, is to not let those negative dating experiences define who you are and ...

28 July 2020

Why dating an incompatible star sign is not a deal breaker

By Match’s dating expert, Hayley Quinn Cancer and Sagittarius should never mix. Virgo and Taurus get on great. Watch out for Scorpios? For some having an incompatible star sign is ...

21 July 2020

Love after lockdown, how do we heal?

There is no question that lockdown has pulled on already taught elastic bands for many couples. The intensity of having your normal life stripped away to then be faced with ...
31 May 2020

5 Ways to Distract Yourself from the Pain of Heartbreak

Ugly breakups can teach us a lot of lessons about what we want from a romantic relationship and our personal boundaries. But, when you’ve just ended a relationship, probably the ...

22 April 2020

Dating safely – how women can stay safe and still have fun when dating online

Dating online isn’t a new thing, but it highly evolved from where it started. Some find it similar to shopping. You choose a website you like, select the category you’re ...

10 April 2020

Why silence is poisoning your relationship

Researchers have said that silence is one of the most common ways couples use to deal with any conflict that there is within their relationship. This is due to the ...
8 April 2020

How to use virtual dating to ease feelings of loneliness

Social-distancing, self-isolation and quarantine – the new guidelines that have entered our 21st century vocabulary. What has become our new normal can be lonely and for those who are single ...
8 April 2020

10 Things to be grateful for with your partner on All Is Ours Day

Today is All is Ours Day. A day to appreciate everything you have with your partner. Don't dwell on the things you don't have together but more the joint blessings ...
6 April 2020

How is the Coronavirus pandemic affecting long-distance couples?

Being in a long-distance relationship (LDR) can be difficult on a good day. Now, throw in a deadly virus that's sweeping the globe, and you can definitely feel the stress ...