Rebuilding relationships impacted by pandemic

A RECENT survey from Relationships Australia revealed that a large percentage of people felt their romantic relationships were negatively impacted by coronavirus. Story by Cassandra Glover 9 June, 2020. Retrieved from The Chronicle Subscriber only Psychology and counselling lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland Raquel Peel said the survey showed 55 per cent of […]

Singles turn to digital love in time of isolation.

It would seem the last thing anyone would be doing during COVID-19 isolation is setting up a dating profile, but according to new data, dating apps experienced a surge in users. Story by Samtui Selave 15 May, 2020. Retrieved from The Queensland Times In April the average number of messages sent daily across dating apps […]

The coronavirus lockdown could test your relationship. Here’s how to keep it intact (and even improve it).

A Queensland relationships expert who has researched extensively into “why individuals get into a cycle of continually failing at relationships” believes she has identified a key reason.. By Raquel Peel 14 February, 2020. Retrieved from The Conversation With the raft of social distancing measures in place to control the spread of coronavirus, you may be spending more time […]

Valentine’s Day: Psychology researcher outlines possible reasons for relationship failures.

A Queensland relationships expert who has researched extensively into “why individuals get into a cycle of continually failing at relationships” believes she has identified a key reason.. By Warren Barnsley 14 February, 2020. Retrieved from 7 News Psychology researcher Raquel Peel, from the University of Southern Queensland, believes many of those unlucky in love are “self-sabotaging”. […]

Relationship self-sabotage may be affecting your quest for love and happiness

Relationship self-sabotage may be affecting your quest for love and happiness.

ABC. (2020, February 14th). Relationship self-sabotage may be affecting your quest for love and happiness Retrieved from https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-14/valentines-day-relationship-self-sabotage-study-raquel-peel/11914010 ABC.net.au Article By Shelley Lloyd For some, Valentine’s Day is the day to smugly celebrate your couple status with overpriced flowers and saccharine sweet cards. For others, it is the day to ridicule the commercialisation of a […]

Dating apps only reinforce bad relationship habits.

Written by LACHLAN MCIVOR 23 January, 2020. Retrieved from THE QUEENSLAND TIMES   WHETHER you meet through friends, at a bar or on a dating app, it makes no difference to how a relationship will pan out, according to an Ipswich romance expert. Love doctor Raquel Peel said people genuinely looking for love through dating […]

9 Ways We Self-Sabotage Our Relationships And How To Stop.

By Women’s Health Interactive 4 December, 2019. Retrieved from WOMEN’S HEALTH INTERACTIVE Written By: WHI Featured Writer Medically Reviewed By: Christie Hartman, PhD, Psychology   Lead researcher Raquel Peel shares exclusive insights from her study on the 9 ways we self-sabotage our romantic relationships and how we can stop this behavior. It was the Fourth […]

Are You Sabotaging Your Relationship?

A new study suggests nine ways people put their romantic relationships at risk. By Amy Green 19 September, 2019. Retrieved from PSYCHOLOGY TODAY   It’s no surprise that difficulties with romantic relationships are a common reason people seek therapy. Because let’s face it, relationships are tough. For some people, finding and getting into relationships is pretty easy; it’s staying in relationships or […]

Why we sabotage romantic relationships — and what we can do about it.

By Daniella Balarezo 16 May, 2019. Retrieved from TED.COM By examining our actions and attitude, we can start to break the cycle, says psychology researcher Raquel Peel. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from someone in the TED community; […]