How to be a better partner

Family therapists Jean-Claude Chalmet and Caryn Nuttall say we can all improve our relationships. Here’s how . . . Don’t nag Nagging is a passive-aggressive way of not tackling the real issue. And the real issue is usually the lack of intimacy in a relationship. When a partner is constantly sniping at the other — […]

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How to be a better parent (and a better partner)

Family therapists Jean-Claude Chalmet and Caryn Nuttall say we can all improve our relationships. Here’s how . . . Don’t bully your children Some parents put intolerable pressure on their children. Their attitudes can be very bullying: “I’ve given you everything, you’re lazy and ungrateful, just work harder!” They want their children to follow in […]

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How to stay married: the psychotherapist’s guide

Original article: https://www.thetimes.co.uk With 42 per cent of marriages failing, according to the Office for National Statistics, we need to pose the serious question: how can we make our long-term relationships better? In addition, a new report by Relate says that one in five couples are living in “distressed relationships” where they feel at breaking point: […]

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