Divorce and separation

Believe In Yourself

Believe In Yourself

Self-belief is one to the most powerful personal development tools we possess. Yet it can be an elusive beast and tricky to hold onto when life gets tough and it seems like the world is against you. When I was growing up my Mum had various motivational and positive mantras pinned up on the fridge.

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Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Violence And Abuse

Domestic Abuse occurs when one person in a marriage or otherwise intimate relationship seeks to dominate and control the other person. Where the abuse involves violence, it is known as Domestic Violence. Abusers use fear, shame, guilt, manipulation and intimidation to exert control over their partners, wearing down their defences and often threatening to hurt

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Possessive relationships

Possessive relationships

When you first start seeing someone it can seem romantic when they want to know everything about you: who your friends are, what you’ve been doing all day, who you spend time with and so on. However, after a while what was once cute can become taxing and exhausting. What Is A Possessive Relationship? Possessive relationships

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Are You Controlling

Are You Controlling

Hands up those of us that have a secret or not so secret control freak aspect to their personality?! The reality is that this is a very common human characteristic; one that pops out for many of us during times of stress and strain and one that, left unchecked, can cause difficulties in family and

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Troubled Families Programme

Troubled Families Programme

The Troubled Families Programme is a government initiative that aims to help families facing a number of complex problems. David Cameron introduced the Programme in 2010 with the goal of transforming the lives of ‘troubled families’. Following the London riots of 2011 a larger emphasis was placed on the scheme with £448million being shared between

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Dealing with more than you can handle

Dealing with more than you can handle

There is a saying that life only throws what you can handle at you, but there are times when it seems something has gone awry and you have been dealt a much tougher hand that you feel you can deal with. The natural response at a time like this is to resist what is happening

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