Category: Relationships

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How To Make A Long Distance FIFO Relationship Work

Long distance relationships can be the ultimate test for couples. Disruptions to family life, parenting challenges, missing each other and then adjusting to be together again are just a few of the difficulties Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) families face. The choice to become FIFO is not an easy one as career opportunities and attractive

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Dealing With a Breakup

Are you currently dealing with a breakup? Or maybe you’re breaking up with someone you love? Relationships end for all sorts of reasons and it can be hard to accept it and move on. However, there are lots of positive steps that you can take to ensure that you deal with a breakup in a

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What Do Healthy Relationships Look Like?

Are you in a healthy relationship? Do you know how to distinguish between unhealthy and healthy relationships? Not everyone understands what a positive relationship is and what signs to look out for that indicate your relationship isn’t good. Knowing what a good relationship looks like will help you to develop closer bonds and longer lasting

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The Importance of Self Awareness in Relationships

Self awareness is a crucial part of a healthy relationship. If you are not aware of your own strengths and shortcomings, you will find it difficult to share these parts of yourself with another person. Self awareness can be extremely beneficial to our mental health and overall wellbeing, but it takes practice to get into

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Signs You’re In A Codependent or Interdependent Relationship

Do you think you may be in a codependent relationship? Codependency and interdependency may seem similar, but while codependent behaviour can be damaging to both parties, an interdependent relationship is a healthy partnership of equals. If you think you may be a codependent person, you can overcome these patterns of behaviour and build more constructive

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Setting Personal Boundaries In Relationships: How To Do It

Setting boundaries within relationships is important to ensure we maintain our personal space and sense of self. Good personal boundaries help us to feel comfortable and safe within our relationships, while a lack of boundaries in relationships can lead to problems in communication, feelings of resentment, and a lack of trust. What Are Personal and

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What Is Codependency? Recognising codependent relationships

Codependency can prevent people from living fulfilled and independent lives. Codependent relationships display an unhealthy dynamic that is caused by a person’s sense of worthlessness and low self-esteem. However, with counselling and therapy, many people can overcome their codependent behaviours and pursue healthy and rewarding relationships. Defining Codependency Codependency refers to a reliance on another

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