Marriage

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My husband wants a manual car. I’d feel calmer driving an automatic. Should he change gear?
Johnny’s after the cheapest option, but Julia says an automatic will give her more confidence. You decide who needs to make a U-turn
Find out how to get a disagreement settled or become a juror

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

14, Jun, 2024 @3:22 PM

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You be the judge: should I have to tell my husband who I’m voting for in the general election?
Mandy does not want to discuss politics with Barry, while he is irritated by her evasiveness. But you get the final vote in this dispute

Georgina Lawton

14, Jun, 2024 @7:00 AM

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‘I’m like a single parent for months while he trains’: the partners of fitness fanatics who are left holding the baby
Spending your weekends watching the kids while your other half heads out on another training ride? You’re not alone. Meet the Lycra widows and widowers picking up the slack

Rhiannon Evans

07, Jun, 2024 @10:00 AM

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My husband and I haven’t had sex for months. I feel undesirable and ugly
Everything ground to a halt when I injured myself. And although the physical pain has eased, I’m still hurting

Pamela Stephenson Connolly

05, Jun, 2024 @4:08 PM

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Four Little Adults review – polyamory drama shows a Finnish couple working through their issues
Alma Pöysti stands out as a feminist politician in this irritatingly cosy portrait of a very complicated relationship worked out all too easily

Peter Bradshaw

05, Jun, 2024 @12:00 PM

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I’m a recovering perfectionist. Here’s how I embraced the joy of ‘good enough’
The pursuit of perfection is a kind of prison. As a psychotherapist, I know how it can drain a person’s world of colour, light and spontaneity

Moya Sarner

03, Jun, 2024 @9:00 AM

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This is how we do it: ‘After my affair, he won’t come back to the bedroom’
Jess’s fling six years ago has led to her and husband, Rob, sleeping in separate rooms – and they are struggling to reconnect

As told to Elena Angelides

01, Jun, 2024 @11:00 AM

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The moment I knew: she left $50 on my bed and a note that said ‘buy yourself another bottle of wine’
Will Stubbs was eager to impress Merrkiyawuy, but couldn’t put a foot right. Then one humiliating evening, she saw the humour in his missteps

Will Stubbs

25, May, 2024 @8:00 PM

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My wife has put on weight and I’m no longer attracted to her. What should I do? | Leading questions
It’s one thing to struggle with finding your partner attractive, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. It’s another to feel contempt for them

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

23, May, 2024 @3:00 PM

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‘We got more viewers than some royal weddings!’ Five decades of reality TV marriages – all still together
What’s it like to share your big day with millions? From Blind Date to Married at First Sight, reality TV couples relive the thrills, fears and regrets – and reveal what’s made their relationships last

Michael Hogan

21, May, 2024 @2:48 PM

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My wife and I used to love sex – but now I’m out of shape and she has painful knees
We’re both losing interest in sex as it’s not as satisfying as it used to be. How do we make it fun again?

Pamela Stephenson Connolly

21, May, 2024 @7:00 AM

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No matter how I tried, I couldn’t get my stepchildren to accept me. So I stopped | Lucretia Grindle Lutyens
Being left out of family events, sending gifts that went unacknowledged – I took it all so personally, until I realised it wasn’t my problem, says writer Lucretia Grindle Lutyens

Lucretia Grindle Lutyens

20, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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