Relate: 75 years of marriage guidance

By: Juliet
On: Saturday, 26 October, 2013

The National Marriage Guidance Council has been helping couples for 75 years. Stuart Jeffries reports on how it’s changed more than just its name – to Relate – and talks to Susan, who let her counselling session be recorded for a BBC film

The National Marriage Guidance Council was founded in 1938 by Dr Herbert Gray and it’s a safe bet that the Presbyterian minister could not have imagined what it would become 75 years later. In his day, you couldn’t LiveChat with your counsellor about whether it was acceptable to masturbate as part of a loving relationship. You couldn’t Skype …read more

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