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| SPLITTING UP| At breaking WORDS: Charlotte Maugham, Carly Rigley | PHOTOGRAPHS: Getty Images, PA Photos ENDING A MARRIAGE IS A DISTRESSING DECISION. WE LOOK AT COMMON TRIGGERS AND WHERE TO GO FOR HELP… 1 INFIDELITY ‘Finding out about an infidelity is searingly painful,’ says agony aunt, Suzie Hayman, a Relatetrained counsellor (www.agony-aunt. com). ‘But it’s not always a dealbreaker and couples can get back on track. A small fling sometimes even results in a stronger relationship, while a long-term affair may break up a partnership for good.’ 2 NOT TALKING ‘No communication is by far the biggest problem,’ says point relationship psychotherapist, Paula Hall, author of Relate guide How To Have A Healthy Divorce (£10.99, Vermilion). ‘Most difficulties can be overcome with decent communication skills. Being able to express yourself and hear your partner is very important.’ 3 A LACK OF COMMITMENT ‘Typical signs of a partner showing a lack of commitment include not listening to you, spending more time with others or on the internet. All this relates back to a lack of communication,’ says Suzie, ‘which can make you sad and unfulfilled.’ IT’S OVER IN 2012, 42% OF MARRIAGES IN ENGLAND AND WALES ENDED IN DIVORCE 4 WANTING DIFFERENT GOALS ‘Couples can find their personal and career goals represent deeply held values and it can be difficult to compromise,’ says Paula. ‘So if one of you wants to live in the country and be self-sufficient and the other wants to live in a bustling city like London and be a wealthy banker, > JUNE 2013 | 073

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of At Home with Carol Vorderman 2013

Editor's letter
Carol's hello
Summer days
Rear of the year
Shades of citrus
Maxi moment
Good for the sole
Razzle dazzle
Swing by the sixties
All shapes and sizes
Steal her look
The swimwear round
A moment with Carol
Beaming with pride
Loose women
Forever friends
What men want
The D word
Fear not
Keep your flirt on
Sex on fire
Culinary classics
Food glorious food
At a pinch
Oiling the meals
Flaming hot
Under the grill
Raise a glass
Water works
Weight-dropping wonders
Tuck in
Home improvements
Holiday hazards
Proceed with caution
Warning signs
Down to the bare bones
Back on track
A sorry sight
20 under £20
How do they do it?
Rewind time
Lacklustre locks?
Pearly brights
Good job hunting
Old timers
The golden years
Cash in a flash
Money guru
Foster the love
Child's play
Easy as 1, 2, 3?
Summertime accessories
Those in glass houses
On the tiles
Home safe home
Savvy traveller
Holiday honcho
Port of call
Here come the girls
It's a numbers game
Book it in
Up, up and away!
Last word

At Home with Carol Vorderman 2013