Divorce and separation

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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maintaining a healthy relationship

Maintaining a healthy relationship

Relationships can sometimes be tough but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should throw in the towel and split up. One of the tricks to maintaining a healthy relationship is arguing effectively. If one partner always ends up getting their own way then the other can be left feeling like the relationship is unbalanced. Here is

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survival tips for single parents

Survival tips for single parents

Even with all the rewards it offers – and there are plenty – parenting can be hard work and this is doubly true if you’re bringing up children on your own. Parents who live together can pull resources and lean on each other for support but for single parents, getting through the challenges parenting brings

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Are children living with one parent as happy as those living with both

Are children living with one parent as happy as those living with both

Children living with only one of their biological parents can be just as happy as those living with both, according to a recent study by the London-based social research group NatCen. The study focused primarily on 12,000 seven year olds from 3 distinct groups – those living with both biological parents, those living with one

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child maintenance

Advice on becoming a single parent

Most people don’t have kids with the intention of single parenting. But life often has other ideas, and for a host of reasons, many Mums and Dads find themselves left holding the baby alone. Being a single parent can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming – suddenly it’s all on you. If you find yourself in

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What do women want in a man

What do women want in a man

What do women want in a man? If I knew the answer to this question I’d write a best-selling book and put my feet up for the rest of the century. Sadly, I don’t know the answer, but I have a few ideas, and some interesting findings to share from a very scientific study. It

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