Relationships

Supporting a Partner with Depression

Supporting a Partner with Depression

Depression is a common and serious mental illness that impacts many Australians. Research shows one in seven Australians will experience depression in their lifetime.   Many...

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Strengthening intimacy in your relationship

Strengthening intimacy in your relationship

Intimacy is words and actions and sharing feelings and experiences ‐ pain and sadness, as well as happiness and love, hard work and humour Intimacy is...

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Encouraging your partner to communicate more

Encouraging your partner to communicate more

To encourage open communication, each person must first accept responsibility for their own feelings.   It is important to be honest, as honesty is at the...

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Positive and respectful relationships

Positive and respectful relationships

Positive and respectful relationships are good for you and good for your family. It’s never too late to start working on improving your relationships.   People...

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Reviving Romance

Reviving Romance

When you’ve had the same partner for a long time, it’s natural to feel comfortable with them, and even feel bored sometimes. The initial rush of...

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When is it time to get professional help?

When is it time to get professional help?

Noticing early warning signs of relationship breakdown can help couples resolve conflicts. Some early warning signs include: Recurring arguments that are never resolved. Feelings of dissatisfaction...

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Starting a new relationship

Starting a new relationship

What is a ‘good’ relationship? We know that a good partner in life can make all the difference to our feelings about ourselves and our overall...

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Warning signs of a relationship breakdown

Warning signs of a relationship breakdown

Having differences in a relationship is normal and unavoidable. Stress and pressure can come from everyday life; health, work, family, children or money can all contribute...

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Dealing with a breakup

Dealing with a breakup

After a breakup, it may seem as if nothing in your life is stable: your home, your finances, your routines can all be turned upside down....

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Guide to a Healthy Marriage

Guide to a Healthy Marriage

Having a connected, happy and long-lasting marriage requires your continued willingness to work on yourself while courageously showing your vulnerability. It is important to remember all...

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Are children affecting your relationship?

Are children affecting your relationship?

Many couples experience conflict related to child rearing. Couple conflict related to children or step-children is common, though cannot be blamed on the children. As both...

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Ending a relationship

Ending a relationship

Ending a relationship is a very stressful event in anyone's life. If you have ended a relationship, you may have a confusing range of painful and...

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Enriching your relationship

Enriching your relationship

Good relationships are good for you and good for your children. It’s never too late to start working on improving your relationships. People in supportive, loving...

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