What Do We Know About Relationships That Work?
What makes the difference between a terrific relationship and a miserable one? Experienced couple counsellors share their wisdom. We have a look at what relationship researchers and writers can tell us.
Good relationships important for satisfying sex
New Zealander’s relationships are thriving, and a satisfying sex life is an important contributor, according to a survey just released by Relationships Aotearoa. Down load the report on this survey.
Couple Disagreements are Normal
Our research shows that ongoing disagreements are a normal part of 77% of relationships. Find out more about how New Zealand couples deal with disagreements.
We've done some of our own research about relationships. We surveyed 1000 NewZealanders about their experiences. This survey gives us a picture of what is working well in our relationships and what causes tension. It also gives us some ideas about what helps people to get through the rough patches in their relationships.
Lend Your Partner An Ear
After working with many couples, Hal Kennedy suggests that the quality of your listening is vital to your relationship. Hal has been counselling couples and individuals working on their relationships for more than ten years.
Everyone has an opinion about relationships, but does advice help?