Relationships

15 June 2022

Father's Day 2022: How to support a partner who has just lost their dad

By Bianca Neumann, Head of Bereavement at Sue Ryder Grief affects everybody differently and coming to terms with losing a parent can take a long time. For some of those ...
12 May 2022

Seven things you’ll recognise if you’re in love with someone who’s obsessed with Eurovision

It’s the Eurovision Song Contest this Saturday, but I guess you already knew that, didn’t you? Because your partner has been gearing up for this event for weeks. As soon ...
21 April 2022

Celebrating people on National High Five Day

Today marks National High Five Day. High-fives are widely used between pairs or groups of people to celebrate a win, big or small. It’s a shared, physical compliment. What if ...

20 April 2022

Why we all need an intergenerational friendship in our life

By Nicky Main  Everyone is still talking about the Will Smith / Chris Rock incident at the Oscars a few weeks ago, but for me there was another standout moment. ...
20 April 2022

Relationships: Everything you need to know about a cohabitation agreement

Brooklyn Beckham and Nicola Peltz tied the knot in a star studded, lavish wedding on 9th April 2022. What stormed the media in advance of their luxury nuptials, however, was ...
7 April 2022

April's no fault divorce: When is a good time and how can you do it well?

British divorce courts are expecting a surge in demand following the change to the law allowing a ‘no-fault’ divorce for the first time. But when is a good time to ...
7 April 2022

Why single shaming needs to stop: The most triggering things you can say to single people

I’ll never forget the sheer disgust on a waiter’s face when I dared to ask him for a table for one during a busy lunch service. If I’d had the ...
4 November 2021

Campaign launched to call time on cyberflashing and allow safer digital dating for women

A few decades ago, you were probably told: "You need to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince." But on dating apps these days, you need to spot ...
26 July 2021

How to navigate a relationship when your partner is depressed

I told my partner about my battle with depression and anxiety on our third date. I showed him my battle scars and shared my experience with counselling and antidepressant medication. ...
22 June 2021

Why you should date a gamer

Video games are now more popular than ever before among all genders and age groups. Thanks to the internet and the development of communication technologies the old image of a ...
15 June 2021

Three things to consider before moving in together

When you’re in love it’s easy to think the other person is perfect and you want to spend every waking moment with them. Moving in with someone is a big ...
3 June 2021

10 Things you know to be true if you date someone with smelly feet

Sadly, not everyone is blessed with sweet smelling soles so here are just a few things you might find familiar if nothing covers the nauseating niff of your partner's feet.  ...
19 May 2021

10 Ways to celebrate May Ray Day with your partner

May Ray Day is about being outside and enjoying the sunshine- soaking up those rays and celebrating the joy of being able to embrace the outdoors after winter. We have ...

16 May 2021

To hug or not to hug: Match’s dating expert shares her advice on dating in a pandemic

For the first time in fourteen months, we are allowed to hug people. After a year of social distancing, masks, hand sanitiser and isolation – hugging feels a little alien. ...
3 May 2021

10 Things you should know before dating someone who believes in the paranormal

As today is National Paranormal Day, we thought we would take a look at the things you should expect if you're about to date someone who gushes over ghouls. Any ...
2 May 2021

Minimalism: Seven things you should know before dating a minimalist

If you’ve just started dating someone who is a minimalist, there are some things you should know before you get too serious- so be warned- they don’t do things the ...

29 April 2021

How to date after the pandemic: Dating expert Hayley Quinn shares her advice

Lockdown restrictions are lifting, the pubs are reopening, and our dating lives are in for one hell of an awakening. After a year at home, singletons across the UK have ...
20 April 2021

Relationships: 10 Ways volunteering can help your relationship

Today is Volunteer Recognition Day so we take a look at how volunteering can help not only those who benefit from people giving up their free time but also your ...
14 April 2021

Tips for finding love this summer

Summer is a great time to find love, no matter your age. So, if you are ready to take advantage of the warm weather and sunny days that are ahead, ...
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 ...