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What is stalking

What is stalking?

Often when we consider stalking, images of creepy loiterers and shadowy strangers are brought to mind, however in real life this is often not the case. 40% of those who contact The Stalking Helpline are stalked by ex-partners and a further third have at least met their stalkers previously. This can often lead people to

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Could a sexless marriage work

Could a sexless marriage work

There is an assumption that sex forms an essential part of any marriage or long term relationship. Books, magazine articles and endless web pages have devoted text to the subject. But for some couples, getting busy between the sheets is way down the list of relationship priorities and sex, is at best, occasional and sometimes

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Ten signs of OCD

Ten signs of OCD

We all have our little quirks, whether it’s organising cupboard space or triple checking you turned the cooker off before leaving the house. Generally, these are nothing to worry about but in some cases they could turn out to be a symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). What is OCD? As the name would suggest,

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Staying sane when trying to conceive

Staying sane when trying to conceive

Trying to conceive can feel overwhelming. If you are experiencing difficulties or things are taking longer than you expected, you can find yourself spiralling into a riot of emotions. Whilst you can’t determine the outcome, there are steps you can take on staying sane when trying to conceive! Team You and your partner are in

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Adjusting to weight loss

Adjusting to weight loss

When you are trying to lose weight, your focus is on driving down the pounds. But when you reach your weight-loss goal, the recognition of the transformations that have occurred in your body and in your life, can come as a bit of a shock. Many people who have successfully shed excess weight report feeling

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The facts about abortion

The facts about abortion

An abortion is the process of ending a pregnancy, and is also known as a termination. It’s a sensitive subject, and one that many people don’t like to talk about. But abortion is a fact of life for some women and, leaving aside the often very divided opinions on the subject, it’s essential that the

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