Posts By: Paul Dunnery

New Year peak in calls and Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Counsellors at Relate Nottinghamshire are preparing themselves for an anticipated 20 per cent increase in calls from couples, families and individuals this January, in line with annual trends.* The charity says it hears from many couples and families in the New Year whose relationship issues have come to a head over the Christmas period. It… Read more »

Christmas opening hours

Relate Nottinghamshire will close on December 23rd at 2pm and reopen on January 4th 2016 at 9am We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Ten tips for a happy relationship

1. Talk constructively How you say things is as important as what you’re saying. If you and your partner are having a disagreement, don’t just attack them or go all-out criticising. Why not try using ‘I’ statements? By saying ‘I feel’ rather than ‘You always…’ you’re taking responsibility for your emotions and your partner won’t… Read more »

Alcohol Awareness Week – parenting troubled teens

Alcohol Awareness Week- Relate Nottinghamshire issues advice for parents worried about their teenager’s drinking Most teenagers have begun experimenting with alcohol by their mid-teens but this doesn’t make it any less worrying for parents. With the Christmas party season nearly upon us, the chances of your teen being offered a tipple or two are even… Read more »

National Stress Awareness Day

National Stress Awareness Day (NSAD) Wednesday Nov 4th 2015 The 17th National Stress Awareness Day, which is held to celebrate helping people to beat stress will take place on 4 November 2015. The theme this year is “Employee wellbeing as a worthwhile investment in your business”. Do you know the main reasons for stress at… Read more »


GroceryAid has partnered with Relate to provide free relationship counselling and support for grocery colleagues in England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Relate has over 75 years’ experience of providing relationship support to individuals, couples and families and they help over one million people in the UK every year. Relate counsellors and therapists are… Read more »