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Blog: Relationship Coaching

Do you Cringe at Displaying Emotion?

What if sharing how you feel about someone actually enhances your chances of a relationship forming? If you think anything emotional is cringe-worthy, I would like to invite you to consider sharing the odd feeling and seeing what happens.

Is Date Coaching for Me?

We all have our own unique coping mechanisms to deal with the various pressures, but sometimes they can actually weaken over time. Our resilience reduces and we find ourselves struggling to cope. This can also extend to our dating lives. But how can you tell if you could do with some date coaching?

Fundamental Attribution Error: Could This Psychological Phenomenon Be Holding Your Love Life Back?

He tried to be a little too funny, a little too outrageous, and accidentally went over the line. But can’t it happen to the best of us? You tell yourself 'No, I would never make that mistake"

What is Micro-Cheating? And How to Avoid It.

Micro-cheating relates to behaviours which are considered inappropriate to the fidelity of your romantic partnership. They are those small actions that by themselves aren’t quite enough to make you end the relationship, but big enough to make you feel hurt or angry and unloved. They ultimately contribute to the erosion of your relationship and that loving feeling.

Social media: the new online dating

Since the advent of online dating, the way we date has changed beyond all recognition.

Mind the Gap – The Age Gap

Men and women tend not to want to date someone older; could you ever be open to reconsidering your age boundaries? Is our mindset possibly getting in the way of finding love? The age gap prejudice is definitely something to re-examine.

Happy National Singles’ Day

So February highlighted Valentines' Day and you probably noticed more than ever that you don’t have a significant other to snuggle up to or do ‘date night’ with. Well enter March. Spring... and National Singles Day!

New Dating Lingo – Part 2!

Just as you are getting familiar ‘ghosting’ , ‘benching’, ‘breadcrumbing’ and ‘cuffing season’, can you believe there are more terms that have been coined that are related to poor dating behaviour?

When Love Languages Don’t Align

Do you find yourself tripping up in the effort to express love? As a professional psychologist, I delve into how to move forward in a relationship when your love languages do not align.

The Real Rules of Dating

Humans like certainty, and, when it comes to dating, we want to know exactly how to get that perfect relationship. Enter the rules for dating.

Common Relationship Problems

Life isn’t perfect and the idea of having to face relationship problems is a common reason why people sometimes avoid committed relationships. The reality is, that there are hurdles you can overcome if you work together to sort them out.

Is Your Date Into You?

When we are on that first date, the anxiety can fly high, a mix of trepidation and excitement. "Will they find me attractive?" "Will there be a spark?" "Is this the one?"
Mainly people just want to know whether their date is into them. It's to reduce the anxiety. I often get asked “How can I tell on a first date that my date fancies me?” It’s a tricky question.

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