In 2015 It’s goodnight sweetheart and hello tiger, according to one analysis of Australia’s most popular pet names. While Darling remains a firm favourite, there are some unusual pet names gaining popularity.
If you’re looking for something a bit different to do this Saturday, you might want to consider one of these these quirky, romantic, fun and relatively inexpensive, date ideas for Valentine’s Day.
It’s tradition in many countries to hold the the engagement party in the home of the bride’s parents and while this is a suitable option for many, others prefer something a little different to celebrate their engagement.
Australian researches and authors Louise Howland and Keith Lamb are the brains behind The Art of Conversation game series and this February, they have launched a new edition – The Art of Couples’ Conversation.
You know inside how much love you had for the person who has sadly departed but it makes for a final fitting tribute to arrange a grave monument that gives an insight into the person they were.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there were 49,917 divorces in 2012. Interestingly, it was couples aged between 40 and 44 years of age that had the highest percentage of divorces.
It’s time to try reigniting the spark you had when you first started dating. Instead of sitting in a no-talking-permitted theatre, do something unique on date night. Here are five unique date night (or day) ideas.
As part of the Australian Government’s Stronger Relationships trial, you and your partner can access a $200 subsidy to put towards relationship education or counselling, up until June 30 2015.
While many people will find ‘true love’ on the internet this year, thousands of Australians will be ripped off by online dating sites and their more unscrupulous members.
Sexologist and Ambassador for We-Vibe, Nikki Goldstein, says there are a few things women need to consider when making love after menopause.
The peak body for specialist domestic and family violence sector organisations in NSW, Domestic Violence NSW, has launched the “No Excuse” campaign highlighting that there are never any valid excuses for domestic and family violence.
It’s human nature to get nervous before a date, which probably explains the plethora of pre-date pep talks that have been committed to film over the years. While the content might change, the message is broadly the same.
Did you know that time in bed with your partner is the best way to kick your metabolism into gear during the colder months? Regular sex in the context of a healthy, respectful relationship, is good for your health and well-being.
Nearly 70% of Aussies live within an hour of the coastline, making the outdoors an integral part of the summer experience. There is nothing more romantic for a date than taking advantage of the beautiful weather in summer by dining outdoors. Impress your latest beau by making the experience perfect, right down to the table setting.
It may seem obvious that a good marriage is beneficial to your health and well-being, but surprisingly, science is now backing those claims. According to a longitudinal study recently published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, happy marriages are correlated with good health, while marital problems are correlated with declining health. That’s not all: […]
Relationships take a lot of work. For long-term success, two people with different values, ethics, lifestyles and goals in life must see eye-to-eye on major life decisions – or at least reach a formidable compromise. Even if that sounds challenging in theory, it is even more difficult in practice. It is no small wonder that […]
The return to work after the Christmas/New Year holidays is traditionally the start of Australia’s peak online dating period. Starting on 6th January 2013, love is in the air in the lead up to Valentines Day on Thursday 14th February. Although there are no geographical boundaries in our search for love, dating site RSVP has […]
It’s the dating website proud to have never been responsible for a single wedding in the United Kingdom. But according to ‘Forget Dinner’ it’s not sleazy – it’s just a bit of harmless adult fun – and this ‘revolutionary’ idea for a dating website is coming to Australia. Now before you get too excited ladies, […]
According to research commissioned by ratings agency Canstar Blue, one in six Australians have used an online dating site in the last 6 months. The survey of 2500 people asked Aussies to rate their overall satisfaction with the free and pay for use online dating sites. The research also revealed how the different generations – […]
When we find ourselves falling for a man, it’s normal to start feeling that if we don’t show enough interest in him he might get the wrong message and drift away. We want to make sure he knows we like him. So we might do things like: Calling him because you heard or read about […]
If you’re at all like me, a predictable thing happens to you when you start dating a new man you like. At first, you’re all excited, there’s a spring in your step, and you feel all aglow. People ask you what you’ve done differently. But then, as you get to know him and become even […]
When it comes to the financial fallout from divorce, it seems that splitting up and dividing assets go hand in hand. But having the right financial plan can help steer women through the financial strain that often comes about after a divorce. Research from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) shows that divorce can […]
I know what I instinctively do when I get angry. I sit on it. I want to think about it. I want to think about what to do with it. If the person who just said or did something that got my anger started, especially if it’s my husband or my daughter, I most especially […]
Unfortunately, there’s really no such thing as a cheap divorce. And before you ask, even a quick divorce is going to take quite a while! But although most people find that getting divorced costs a lot of time and money, that doesn’t mean that you won’t have any control over how much it costs you. […]
Love and Passion: The Ultimate Relationship Program Whether you are seeking to spark more passion in your intimate life, to find the partner of your dreams, or to improve any of the relationships in your life, the ULTIMATE RELATIONSHIP PROGRAM is designed to give you the tools and strategies to create sustainable excitement and lasting […]
As the kids head back to school it may be time to do some relationship revision. Will your relationship get an A+? The uniforms have been ironed, pencils sharpened, books at the ready, lunches packed – school is now back in session! Now that the kids are organised it’s a good opportunity to do some […]
Australia’s number one dating site, RSVP.com.au has launched a new relationship matching service for single Australians who are serious about meeting compatible partners and finding a long term relationship. MyType.com.au, was built and designed in consultation with leading Australian academics, psychologists and relationship experts, and matches singles on a range of compatibility and lifestyle factors. […]
Aussie singles know about condoms, but when it comes to talking about birth control, they don’t raise the topic, according to research completed in July 2009, involving 1,000 women and men aged 18 to 45¹. A national Contraception, Relationships and Sexuality survey, commissioned by pharmaceutical company Schering-Plough, in association with online dating site RSVP, shows […]
On the eve of Mothers’ Day, Australia’s single mothers have spoken out about the challenges they face in looking for love when time is scarce and children are a major consideration. A survey of single mothers who are members of Australia’s biggest online dating site, RSVP.com.au, has found that a “lack of time” is their […]
Social researcher Mark McCrindle gives a statistical analysis of Australian marriage and relationships in the new millennium. MARRIAGES ARE UP The number of marriages registered in 2007 (116,322) was the highest in nearly 30 years (1990). DIVORCES ARE DOWN Similarly, 2007 also saw the lowest number of divorces (47,963) in 25 years (1992). WE’RE MARRYING […]
Over 116,000 marriages were registered in Australia during 2007, according to new figures released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). This is the highest number of marriages registered in a single year since 1990. Although the crude marriage rate (marriages per 1000 population) has however, decreased in the last 20 years from 7.1 […]
Respected Australian demographer, Bernard Salt, says there is an increasing difference between the supply of men and women in one of the key reproductive age groups in Australia. In 1976 Australia had 54,000 more men than women aged in their thirties, but by 2006 the excess of young men had turned into a deficit of […]
Eden Platell works as the Executive Manager for Communications and Membership of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) Queensland and her husband Jim is a Dairy Farmer. The High School sweethearts (pictured) have been married for just over a year and live in Tamrookum, 25 kilometres south of Beaudesert in Queensland. Eden Platell may […]