Divorce and separation

leaving an abusive relationship

Leaving an Abusive relationship

All relationships have their ups and downs, highs and lows, but being in an abusive relationship is different. It is destructive, demoralising and dangerous. It would never be recommended to stay in an abusive relationship but many people feel trapped for differing reasons. Leaving is imperative but you have to leave safely and planning the

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Online dating scammers

Online dating scammers

If you are looking for your Mr/Mrs Right via online dating, you need to take steps to make sure that you are potentially hooking up with people that are what and who they say they are; and they are not purely trying to prey on your passion to find love. Online dating scammers cost the

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how to thrive under stress

How to thrive under stress

How do those people who seem energised by stress do it? They zip about like hyperactive pinballs and seem to thrive when the dial is turned up and the pressure increases. Wears me out just thinking about it. Stress is a part of life for us all and a landmark study back in the 1980s

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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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child maintenance

Are trial separations a good thing

Marriage can be tough. For some couples issues can be worked through but for others there is little point in flogging a dead horse. If your marriage is leaving you less than inspired but you’re not sure which camp you fall into, then trial separation may be something you’re considering. But is it really a

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