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How to show affection

Posted October 31st 2012, by Psychologies

We all want to keep romance flourishing, but sometimes our affection can be fuelled by selfish or narcissistic impulses. Psychoanalysis suggests there is a dark side to our desire to take care of each other. Our subconscious communicates what we really feel and our partner may get sick of being emotionally blackmailed. Becoming more independent […]

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How to flirt

Posted July 24th 2012

The key to being a successful flirt is to keep a playful, relaxed perspective and be truly interested in the other person

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The 6 affair triggers

Posted July 19th 2012

Author and psychotherapist Philippa Perry offers her analysis of what can lead to an affair

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The seven essential relationship skills

Posted June 26th 2012

Dr Robert Epstein’s research shows that seven basic skills are essential for building happiness in long-term love relationships

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Understand your couple sexual style

Posted June 18th 2012

If we have a less than perfect sex life, the advice is often to focus on our own desires – but a new approach looks at how couples can work together to rejuvenate a low-sex or no-sex relationship. By Erin Kelly

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Be comfortable with your body during sex

Posted May 10th 2012

There’s nothing like sex for exposing our physical hang-ups. Relationship psychologist Susan Quilliam explains how to forget our faults and enjoy the moment

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