All Sex & relationships articles

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    Opinion

    Dating while Black: ‘Anyone who says they don’t have a physical type is either incredibly open-minded or is lying’

    2021-10-22T16:31:00Z

    An OkCupid survey found that white, Asian and Latino men were 19% less likely to interact with a woman who was black. Tibz Adeniyi told Lauren Windle about her experiences of dating as a black British woman.

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    Opinion

    ‘The pain of miscarriage was probably worse than full-term labour pains’

    2021-10-13T12:08:00Z

    To mark Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October) Tammy Tunnah shares about her traumatic miscarriage and how mentally agonising her next pregnancy was, and we look at the place of art therapy in processing baby loss

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    Opinion

    ‘Violence against women is a chronic situation that must be rejected’

    2021-10-12T11:03:00Z

    Hannah Baylor says it is time for ‘women to claim their worth’ and ‘men to challenge and change their own, and other men’s, behaviour’

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    Opinion

    Sexual soul ties are real - and dangerous

    2021-10-08T12:00:00Z

    The time of year when singles rush to couple up ahead of winter – known as ‘cuffing’ – is upon us. However, Candy-Ellie Graham warns us that it isn’t worth cuddling up to just anyone

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    Opinion

    The dos and don’ts of dating, according to four famous Bond girls

    2021-09-30T10:28:00Z

    With the latest Bond film, No Time to Die, out on 30th September, Rachel Pearce looks to her favourite Bond girls for some hot dating tips… For Your Eyes Only!

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    Opinion

    Could a Christian go on Married at First Sight?

    2021-09-22T13:37:00Z

    Lauren Windle questions whether Christian contestants could appear on this controversial reality TV show without compromising their faith

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    Opinion

    If you are considering a career in porn…don’t

    2021-09-20T11:41:00Z

    Former topless model Susie Flashman-Jarvis was mortified to discover that one in five Brits would consider a career in pornography. Having seen the devastating effects porn can have, her advice is to stay well away

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    Opinion

    Support for singles of all ages

    2021-06-14T00:00:00Z

    Whenever there is provision for singles in churches it is often targeted at young people. Rev Eleanor Jeans is author of a course called Securely Single, which aims to help those of any age live life to the full, whether singleness was something they chose or not. She shared about her own experiences of being single with Premier’s Maria Rodrigues.

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    Opinion

    We need to talk about sex in church!

    2021-05-25T00:00:00Z

    When many Christian couples get married they are ill-equipped to navigate sexual intimacy. Premier’s Maria Rodrigues spoke with psychosexual nurse therapist Emma Waring, who longs to see churches talking more openly about the struggles couples face in the bedroom

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    Opinion

    ‘I thought my wife would be better off without me’

    2021-05-13T00:00:00Z

    Premier’s Maria Rodrigues spoke to Patrick and Diane Regan about the physical and mental health challenges he faced, and how they affected Diane too.

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    Opinion

    Why ‘Naked Marriage’?

    2021-05-11T00:00:00Z

    It is UK National Marriage Week (10–16 May). Here, its coordinator, Michaela Hyde, explains the idea behind this year’s theme.

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    Opinion

    Healing after an affair

    2021-05-11T00:00:00Z

    During UK National Marriage Week, we’re inviting couples to consider having some tough conversations, whether that be about sex, making a will or handling money well. Steve and Claire Musters spoke to Premier’s Maria Rodrigues about the way forgiveness saved their marriage, as documented in their new book Grace-Filled Marriage.

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    Opinion

    My final love offering

    2021-05-10T00:00:00Z

    At the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week, Ann Clifford shares the importance of preparing for death well – and how she made her own preparations this year.

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    Article

    What does the Bible say about sex and relationships?

    2021-05-05T00:00:00Z

    There is much wrong in what our culture teaches us about attitudes towards sex and relationships, but also many wrong perceptions about what the Bible says about these vital topics. Elaine Storkey unpacks why this is and reveals what it truly says

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    Article

    I'm in love with a non-Christian...

    2021-04-23T00:00:00Z

    It’s all very well to talk about not being yoked to unbelievers, but what do you do when a non-Christian steals your heart?

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    Opinion

    Life after a Christian divorce

    2021-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Steph Gutmann grew up as a pastor's kid and prayed for her marriage to be blessed by God, but when it turned abusive she was challenged about how to make things work. She shared her story with Premier's Maria Rodrigues.

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    Article

    Finding love online

    2021-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Two couples tell Clare Blake how their love stories began online

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    Article

    A second chance at marriage

    2021-02-26T00:00:00Z

    ?Gilly, 73, was married to Gordon, 64, for 16 years until they divorced. They were apart for another 16 years but here Gilly explains why they remarried in 2019

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    Reviews

    Married at first sight, can it ever work?

    2021-02-09T00:00:00Z

    Can a marriage be arranged by relationship experts? Ruth Sax takes a look at a TV show that takes puts two people together who don’t actually meet til their wedding day. Yes, really.

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    Opinion

    Is divorce okay for Christians?

    2021-02-02T00:00:00Z

    Dr Zina Arinze is a lawyer, so why did she go into the field of helping those who have been through divorce find healing and restoration? Premier radio presenter Maria Rodrigues spoke with her to find out more about her story