Posts Categorized: Press release

The Way We are Now – “Happy Families?”

Relate Nottinghamshire prepares for New Year peak in calls Local relationships charity Relate Nottinghamshire is preparing for a peak in calls this New Year as relationship tensions between families and couples come to a head over the festive period.  This comes as leading national charities, Relate and Relationships Scotland publish their Happy Families? report which… Read more »

The Way We Are Now – Impact of work on relationships

36% of people in the East Midlands feel pressure to put work before family life Relate Nottinghamshire calls for employers to offer flexible working and relationship support Research out today highlights the immense pressure felt by employees in the East Midlands and the rest of the UK to prioritise work ahead of relationships. More than… Read more »

Relate Nottinghamshire offers advice to separating families in the wake of Brangelina split

News of Hollywood A-listers, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce has “saddened” Brad Pitt and many who looked to the couple as relationship role models. One thing that parents, Brad and Angelina are both clear on is that they intend to do what is best for their children during this challenging time.   But if… Read more »

Summer not so loving?

Relate counsellors at Relate Nottinghamshire are preparing themselves for an anticipated spike in calls this September in the immediate post-holiday period in line with national trends. Relate saw a nine per cent increase in calls last year and is ready for a similar onslaught this. Relate Nottinghamshire wants couples to be aware that as well… Read more »

Clinical Supervisor at Nottinghamshire Relate, Peter Saddington interviews with The Times

“The new law of desire? Women are just as desperate for sex as men” Relate counsellor, Peter Saddington spoke to The Times about a new study which has found the female libido is bigger than its given credit for. The findings come as no surprise to therapists. Peter Saddington, a counsellor and sexual therapist for Relate,… Read more »

Breaking Point and Relationship Distress

Evidence shows that good quality relationships are central to good health and wellbeing – for adults and children – while distressed relationships are major risk factors for poor mental and physical health. However, until now, we have lacked detailed national data on levels of relationship distress. This report provides new analysis of data from the… Read more »

Relate Nottinghamshire suggests relationship resolutions Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

Relate Nottinghamshire is encouraging people to make a relationship resolution in support of Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place from 16-22 May and is on the theme of relationships. Relationships and wellbeing are closely linked – when asked by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) what matters most to our wellbeing, relationships with friends… Read more »