Relate Guernsey

Category: Advice

5 of the biggest myths about Relationship Counselling

These days, people have a much better understanding of what Relationship Counselling is and what it involves than ever before.  But there are a number of myths that continue to pervade around the subject that we think it’s important to debunk. These myths are unhelpful because they can cause people to misunderstand and, ultimately, be put off […]

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YOUR “LOVE LANGUAGE” – HOW YOU EXPRESS AFFECTION

One of the biggest reasons that couples come to counselling is one or both partners feeling unloved. Lots of people – particularly those who’ve been with their partners for a long time and have been doing things the same way for a while – come for help because they feel their partner never expresses appreciation […]

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THE M WORD – WHY WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT IT

  Do you find it difficult to talk about money? If so, you’re certainly not alone. According to new research commissioned by Lloyds Bank*, half (50%) of UK adults believe that talking about personal money matters is taboo. More than two fifths (44%) of people have avoided discussions about money and over a third (37%) […]

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AN EVENING WITH A RELATE COUNSELLOR

  Below is an article written by a counsellor to illustrate what a typical working day at Relate might be; She begins; “To be honest, there is no such thing as a typical day for me, because people and relationships are not typical.” I could be working with a same sex couple, an individual man […]

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RELATE’S 80 TIPS FOR LONG LASTING & FULFILLING RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships  1. Talk openly and honestly with your partner – if you’re not sure whether you’re doing this, why not try the relationship MOT quiz on Relate National’s website. 2. It’s really easy to be critical of your partner. Instead, try to tell them what you love about them and all the things they do that you appreciate.  3. When you talk to your partner do […]

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