Relationships

From asking someone out and all the way to marriage, on this page you’ll find links, tips and advice to support you in potentially one of the most important and complicated parts of our lives – relationships.

It’s normal and healthy to want to find someone to be in a relationship with, to share your time and experiences with. Every relationship is unique and there is also no hurry to get into a relationship until you feel you are ready.

It can be a great experience but sometimes it can also be a confusing or worrying time for many of us. Being with someone requires respect, compromise and communication about our feelings. Sometimes it is easy to forget how much time, patience and commitment we need to put in to make the relationship work.

You have the right to make choices in your relationships and shouldn’t be pressured to rush into anything. Remember, your feelings are what matter the most and if you need help and advice, always approach someone you trust to voice out your concerns.

Useful Links

Brook.org.uk has a huge section on relationships, highlights include:

The Mix is another site with loads of info and articles about relationships. Cherry-picking a few, there are things like:

iRelate has a boyfriend/girlfriend section. Check out:

Citizens Advice also has a relationship section, which focuses more on the law and your rights.

CLIC Sargent, which provides cancer support for young people, has an interesting article on relationships and sex.

Some National Organisations

Relate: UK’s largest provider of relationship support.

SupportLine: Scroll to bottom of this page for many helplines around relationships.

Welsh Women’s Aid: Provides direct services for women and children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.

The Hideout: helps children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it’s happening to you.

 


 

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