Divorce and separation

loneliness

Loneliness

Loneliness is part of the human experience and can be felt on a spectrum, from a slight pang to a deep unremitting ache. Most people experience it at some point in their lives, but for some, it’s a recurring reality that strongly colours the day to day experience of their lives. Despite its common occurrence,

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Being a new single dad

Being a new single dad

Being a single parent is a tough role. For newly single Dads it can be doubly hard – the social support systems available to men in this situation are simply not as common as they are for women. And, any single parent knows that one of the crucial elements of success is having friends to

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help and support for single parents

Help and support for single parents

It is a rare parent who actively elects to bring up their children alone. In most cases, single-parenthood comes as a result of a relationship breakdown. Whatever the reasons behind your status as ‘Single Parent’ the reality is stark – you are alone, either completely, or largely, responsible for bringing up your children on a

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My Ex Wants To Move Away With The Kids

My Ex Wants To Move Away With The Kids

Even if you’re on the best of terms with your ex, relationships can easily become strained if s/he decides to move away taking your children with him/her. What’s best for the kids? Although you will probably be upset at the fact your children are moving so far away from you, you have to ask yourself

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Are yon in a co dependent relationship

Are you in a co dependent relationship

Co-dependency is a word that has increased in use in therapy circles. In essence, it means that a person is dependent on another’s approval in order to feel a sense of worth. This need for approval can play out in a variety of ways. Spectrum As with everything, there is a spectrum along which you

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Learning to trust again after an affair

For most couples, an affair is the utmost act of betrayal and if you have discovered that your partner has been unfaithful then you might feel like you will never be able to place your trust in anyone again.  It is natural to feel distrust and suspicion if you’ve been cheated on and lied to

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