Category Archives: Love & Relationships

5 Factors That Predict If a Marriage Will Last, According to Divorce Lawyers

Here are some fascinating facts about the likelihood of a marriage lasting. Obviously when I work with clients that are having relationship issues, it’s typically a build up of behaviour, changes in circumstances, etc. However these 5 points can all

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8 Reasons You Need To Dump Your Man Today

This short little article pretty much summarises the things to look out for in a relationship that is in it’s death-throes but you don’t want to admit it. Although this is written from a female perspective, it also applies the

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Hypnotherapy Helped Me End a Toxic Relationship

Toxic relationships can be helped with Hypnotherapy

This article from Cosmopolitan describes how Hypnotherapy can create change, and for the writer it was to escape a bad relationship. Change can also mean applying for that new job, building bridges with family or friends, breaking that cycle of

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How It Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

Living with someone with depression

This rather refreshing account is written by someone who was in a relationship who was suffering with depression. Many articles are written about the sufferer, yet in my therapy room I work with many people who are simply trying to

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“Genuine love for successful relationships” by Kahlil Gibran

This wonderful poem sums up how a relationship in perfect balance works. Read this and read it again, then pass it to your partner.
Comment by Mark Jones

Happy senior couple portrait over blue background.

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A beautiful metaphor for life & how Solution-focused Hypnotherapy works

An Autobiography in Five Chapters

Chapter 1

I walk down the street.
There is a deep hole in the pavement.
I fall in.
I am lost…I am helpless.
It isn’t my fault.
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Loneliness/ Poor Social Interaction? – Don’t suffer in silence, take action now!

With the weather as it currently is, all cold and rainy, we all have a tendency to hide away, cover our faces with our scarves and generally keep ourselves to ourselves.

I did an experiment this morning on my 40 … Read the rest “Loneliness/ Poor Social Interaction? – Don’t suffer in silence, take action now!”


Coping with a Narcissist – A Friends Story

Within my therapy room, and indeed in my own life and the life of people I am proud to have shared with, I understand the damage that people who are narcissistic (ego-centric and one end and sociopaths & psychopaths at

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New UK domestic abuse law comes into force

This is an issue very close to my heart, having witnessed  the devastating effects of domestic abuse, both physically and domestically.

In a well-needed update to protection of individuals within relationships, UK law has now added the ability to charge

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Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

Mature couple looking at each otherIn this rather enlightening (albeit rather long) article you’ll read why certain couples enjoy a health relationship that lasts and why other couples fail. I think the research is a great re-enforcement of what we encourage within the therapy room.

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