December 12, 2018
Sophie Aubrey for Mamamia
It took more than 20 break-ups for Melissa Meagher to realise her six-year on-and-off relationship with her ex had to end for good.
With each make-up and break-up, the pair would go through the same dips and troughs, the same tangled transition from honeymoon period to...
September 24, 2017
Hailee Walker For The Big Smoke
With love being a battlefield, how important is the size of the mental guns you bring? Is intelligence just a number, or is it the root equation that will multiply your issues? Well…
As a relationship counsellor, I am very privileged to be allowed access to the intimate...
July 27, 2017
There is a kiss that holds the potential to strengthen your relationship!
Dr. John Gottman recommends that couples share a kiss that lasts for 6 seconds each day.
A six second kiss releases a powerful chemical cocktail of oxytocin, norepinephrine, epinephrine and dopamin...
July 20, 2017
Your phone use may be slowly destroying your relationship.
An increasing number of couples are reporting that they are dissatisfied in their relationships. The reason for this is their partner’s iPhone or smartphone habits.
Couples are ignoring their partners in favour...
July 18, 2017
For my money, Channel 9's juggernaut reality show "Married at First Sight" is equal to Tinder in damaging our perception of what love actually is.
Many Australians can simply not look away from the Nine Networks' trainwreck reality drama, Married At First Sight. For th...
A whole bevvy of revamped statistics has made the idea of finding love on a date all the more unlikely, but also rather more interesting. J’accuse, sex interview!
Dating is confusing. It always has been an emotional minefield, however it just got a whole lot more compli...
A Harvard University study declared job loss the biggest factor in divorce. Here's what our resident relationship counsellor makes of the findings.
According to the findings of a recent study, the kiss of death for your marriage is job loss. Harvard researcher Alexandr...
July 13, 2017
Couples who are having great sex do these simple things!
Raise your hand if you want to have great sex! Okay, put your hand down, people are staring at you!
70,000 people in 24 countries completed and online survey conducted by Chrisanna Northrup, Pepper Schwartz and Jam...
March 23, 2017
The read receipt: the function that allows others to see that you've seen their messages. The next great (read: destructive mind-game) tactic in the dating world.
We live in a world where we are ever-connected. Communication in 2017 is really a sight to behold...
Date night ideas scientifically proven to strength...
November 20, 2017
You should be kissing your partner each day, here...
Is your phone destroying your relationship?
Do you want to have great sex? Do this...