Building and Repairing Trust

As we watch with varying degrees of disbelief the goings on between the Conservative candidates vying for the job of Prime Minister, it’s very difficult to believe that we can trust any of them to fulfil this important position. Being able to trust your partner is one...

Let’s have a good row

Couples coming to counselling will usually describe communication problems as one of the main reasons for seeking outside help. A magnetic twosome that starts in a glowing bubble of love, fuelled by a powerful cocktail of chemical reaction is likely to have some...

Difficulties with Commitment in your Relationship

January is a month where we were bombarded in the press about the need to make new year resolutions, make changes to our work life balance, loose weight and go to the gym more, eat less sugar and more complex carbohydrates. In my counselling room recently, I have been...

Technology and Humans.

For many years I have been struck by the similarities between technical frustrations and difficulties which can arise in a couple. If we look at the comparison of a computer’s hard drive and a human’s unconscious, we can see an example:  If you put the wrong software...

Wedding Season

Over the next few weeks thousands of weddings, both of heterosexual and same sex couples, will be taking place up and down the country. The summer has been the most popular time to get married for many decades and with the British weather, that’s unlikely to change....