IVF during Coronavirus

There are many hidden and private tragedies that seem almost to be sub plots of the worldwide drama that envelops us all in this strange time of Covid19.  All the news we get appears to revolve around the worldwide pandemic and its traumatic...

A Healthy Relationship involves Acceptance

Creating A Safe Couple Relationship with Your Partner Entails Finding a Way to Accept the ‘As Is’ (Ella Fitzgerald: ‘My Funny Valentine)     ‘You’re my funny valentine, Sweet comic valentine, You make me smile with my heart… But don’t change a hair for me, not if you...

Holidays – A Dream or A Nightmare

Holidays are usually seen as a break from the stresses and strains of everyday life, a chance to take a deep breath and have a change from everyday routine. Going away with your significant other can be joyful and a great time to spend more time together to relax and...

Getting a better understanding of the problem

When a couple starts relationship counselling the therapist spends time trying to get a clear idea of the issues that are causing strife. Often the couple is stuck in a repetitive pattern of blame and complaint and feel frustrated that they have not managed to break...

The Course of Love Alain de Botton

‘Love means admiration for qualities in the lover that promise to correct our weaknesses and imbalances; love is a search for completion.’ This quotation, which in many ways both expands and focuses Plato’s search for your other half as described in his...