79% of people expect relationship pressures this festive season

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79% of people expect relationship pressures this festive season

Four in Five Adults in Northern Ireland (79%) say they are expecting something to place pressure on their relationships this Christmas,  while one in....Learn More

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Relate NI has reacted to the announcement of £500 million for family support as part of the Chancellors Autumn Budget & Spending Review

Announcing £500 million for family support as part of his Autumn Budget and Spending Review, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, stated that he has “a dut....Learn More

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Thoughts From An Adoptive Parent

Clare from Northern Ireland is a mother of three, including one adopted child. She has experiences of fostering and adoption both personally and profe....Learn More

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Moving Forward After Children Are Exposed To Pornography

In adults, viewing pornography can be a mental and physical pleasure, giving feelings of euphoria and intense excitement similar to other sexual activ....Learn More

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Relationship Support – Brief Encounters to Support Infant Mental Health

It is well documented that relationship quality between parents, including any unhelpful conflict, can have a negative effect on the development of ba....Learn More

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New Perinatal Counselling Service For Parents Launched With The Parent Rooms

It’s a proven fact that your face is the most interesting thing in the world to your baby and even during pregnancy your baby can sense and learn fr....Learn More

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Coping with Bereavement this Mother’s Day

Sadly, a large number of people in Northern Ireland are about to experience their first Mother’s Day since losing their mum, perhaps to Covid-19. Wi....Learn More

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Navigating February as a Family

For some weeks now, many of us will have returned to working and learning from home and it has now been announced that this will continue until at lea....Learn More

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Relate NI urging people to ‘Relieve the Pressure’ this Christmas following relationships survey results

Relate NI highlights pressure on relationships this Christmas in NI Relationships Survey and launches self-help e-books as part of first Winter Campai....Learn More

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Some Arguments Are Good

Relationships matter – and the current Coronavirus pandemic has brought that reality sharply into focus for us all over these last few weeks. As com....Learn More

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    Really enjoyed Relate NI and I'm actually going to miss counselling.  I Found it helpful to find myself again. Very fair and equal within our relationship.Service Attended Adult Relationship Counselling For Couples
    I appreciated the straightforward, helpful and informed observations about situations. It really helped me cope during Christmas which is a difficult time for usService Attended Family Counselling
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