Following on from our introduction two weeks ago, today we get stuck into the theme of ‘Dealing with Differences & Triggers’. From the best to the most difficult relationship – no two people can always agree on absolutely everything – so how do we manage our differences and what can we do to minimise triggers? […]
Last time, we looked at this fairy tale phrase ‘Happily Ever After’ to understand what comes to mind when we think about the word marriage and if it is a Disney-like experience. Today we delve into the specifics of happiness in the ‘happily ever after’ of real life. Is constant happiness actually possible, can we […]
In popular Disney stories and fairy tales, ‘Happily Ever After’ always comes at the end of the story, when the villains have been defeated and every time, it seems that the couple are finally married and enjoy a very ‘Instagrammable’ style of wedding! So, what are the perceptions’ of modern culture regarding the ‘happily ever […]
Celebrities are often seen as successful, as though they’ve made it (whatever ‘making it’ really means anyway!). Yet, when it comes to marriage and relationships, they don’t have the best reputation for doing a particularly good job. Why is that the case and do you know how much greater the chance of divorce is for […]
The UK National Marriage Week has come to an end and it’s been a very exciting week! Today we reflect on all of the activity and discuss two pieces of research that have been released to coincide with Marriage Week. One of them leads us on to the cheeky title of this podcast!
Is being kind to your partner important to you or do you feel as though kindness is a sign of your weakness? Can kindness make a difference in your relationship? We consider these questions and reflect on how kind we are in our own marriage.