5 Things You NEED To Talk About Before Getting Engaged


Getting engaged is exciting, and it should be one of the happiest times of your life. But before you start planning the guest list and deciding on a colour scheme, there are a few things that every sane couple really needs to talk about before the engagement is official; and no, we don’t mean the size of the diamond or the venue for the engagement … [Read more...]

Blind date etiquette for men

Blind Date

Make no mistake:  a blind date can be a minefield of potential disaster areas. You just know that you’re going to be judged – in some cases against a checklist of desirable attributes your date has been working on for years – and you don’t want to mess up. Here are a few tips to stop your date becoming one of those never to be repeated “It was nice but … [Read more...]

A Couple’s Guide to Amicable Divorce

amicable divorce

Getting divorced is never a pleasant experience, but it can be made considerably easier (and cheaper) if it is conducted in an amicable fashion, rather than being a battle between the parties. So, how can a couple achieve an amicable divorce? Reasons for Divorce You will need to prove to the court that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. … [Read more...]

How to win favour with your other half


Are you in the dark as to how to keep your lady smiling? Wonder why she seems to be looking at you and sighing all the time? We look at ten simple tips to help you win serious brownie points with your other half.   1. Listen to her How often do you really listen to your partner? Nodding your head while playing a computer game really doesn't … [Read more...]

7 Things You Need To Know About Civil Partnerships


The enshrinement of civil partnerships into law was an important stage in the advancement of gay and lesbian rights. The UK government introduced the Civil Partnership Act in 2004 to bring the rights of gay people into line with those of heterosexual couples. However, many people are still unsure of what specifically a civil partnership entails, and how it … [Read more...]