Blog Posts - Couple Therapy

Relationship challenges can come from all kinds of places.  You may have to deal with the challenge of feeling your partner has let you down in some way. Or the challenge of resolving a big difference of opinion. Or more practical challenges...
by retool your relationship on May 6, 2016

Relationship support and children’s life chances: why parenting isn’t a private matter

“They fuck you up, your mum and dad / They may not mean to, but they do / They fill you with the faults they had / And add some extra, just for you.”So begins Philip Larkin’s famous poem, This be the Verse. Larkin’s representation of famil...
by retool your relationship on Feb 11, 2016

5 top tips to enjoy great sex this Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day and all the expectations that come with it can make you feel like you should be having all kinds of passionate and adventurous sex with your partner. But the reality is it can be pretty difficult to keep things fizzing, especiall...
by retool your relationship on Feb 5, 2016

New Year Resolutions

How are you doing with your New Year resolutions? Are they working out well for you, or have the January blues been sapping your energy levels?Maybe one of your resolutions was to sort out those niggling problems in your relationship...
by retool your relationship on Jan 13, 2016

10 Tips for a Happy Relationship

1. Talk constructively How you say things is as important as what you’re saying. If you and your partner are having a disagreement, don’t just attack them or go all-out criticizing. Why not try using ‘I’ statements? By saying  ‘I fe...
by retool your relationship on Nov 11, 2015

6 Ways To Peacefully Cohabit With Your Patner

Moving in with your partner can be a great way of expressing your commitment to one another, but it comes with its own set of challenges too. Some people suddenly find themselves feeling a little suffocated by all the time they’re spending with...
by retool your relationship on Jul 23, 2015

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