7 episodes

This series is a guidebook to love, life and law. We’ll be busting myths, revealing risks – and finding out if it’s legal to force your husband to do the washing up. Relationships can be complex and our changing world has affected every aspect of them. And the law isn't always quite what you'd expect. We’re here to help. To read more please visit www.modern-relationships.co.uk

Mariella Frostrup on: #ModernRelationships Mariella Frostrup and Withersworldwide

    • Relationships
    • 4.9, 94 Ratings

This series is a guidebook to love, life and law. We’ll be busting myths, revealing risks – and finding out if it’s legal to force your husband to do the washing up. Relationships can be complex and our changing world has affected every aspect of them. And the law isn't always quite what you'd expect. We’re here to help. To read more please visit www.modern-relationships.co.uk

    Ep 6. How to Separate Well

    Ep 6. How to Separate Well

    Can you ever really end a relationship well? In this episode we set out the practical steps you can take to make the process better for all concerned. Read more at www.modern-relationships.co.uk

    • 35 min
    Ep 5. Mythbusting Divorce

    Ep 5. Mythbusting Divorce

    There are a number of ways in which a couple can deal with their separation in court or privately. For many the options can cause confusion, and we explain here how to select the best method for your family. Read more at www.modern-relationships.co.uk

    • 31 min
    Ep 4. Living Together

    Ep 4. Living Together

    Did you know that English law offers no protection to unmarried couples? The dangerous illusion that there are common law wives and husbands means that many people are unaware of the risks they face if they separate. Read more at...

    • 34 min
    Ep 3. How to Talk About Money

    Ep 3. How to Talk About Money

    The last thing most people want to do with a new partner is to start discussing finances. But talking about money and making plans can provide the best 'insurance policy' for your relationship. So how do you do it? Read more at...

    • 31 min
    Ep 2. How to argue better

    Ep 2. How to argue better

    Arguments are unavoidable but the outcome is not.  Listen to our experts' advice on how you can break the cycle of toxic quarrelling and learn to argue better. Read more at www.modern-relationships.co.uk

    • 31 min
    Ep 1. Modern Families

    Ep 1. Modern Families

    Family structures have changed over the years, with the growth of unmarried couples, dual income families, civil partnerships and same-sex marriages. Has the legal system kept pace with these changes in society? Read more at www.modern-relationships.co.uk 

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
94 Ratings

94 Ratings

Lisa Lee Smith ,

Great series

I enjoyed listening to all these podcasts. Great series.

Penchard ,

No mention of COVID

Directed mediation: a way to settle finances WITHOUT contested proceedings. At last a 21st Century solution putting clients’ needs first. Another very easy to listen and informative podcast. Well done Mariella and Withers!

dmbgmb1 ,

Mariella On Living Together

How come the risks of living together (unmarried) are so poorly known? This is not about supporting the institution of marriage, but protecting all those people who don’t fancy it.
A really informative, useful and passionately presented podcast!

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