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Helping someone who is suicidal

There is a taboo that exists around the idea of suicide that makes people wary. But turning your back on it is not the answer. If you become aware that someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, that individual is probably reaching out to you for help. After all, none of us are mind readers.

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How mentally strong are you

How mentally strong are you

It can be very hard to be objective about ourselves, and in particular our strengths. It is common for people to judge themselves harshly and create a negative and limited perspective of how they are. Sometimes it can be helpful to have some guidance on what defines being strong or resilient so here are a

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Does A Large Age Gap Matter In A Relationship

Does A Large Age Gap Matter In A Relationship

Celebrity Marriages are always hot news in the gossip columns. The recent ceremony between Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer was not exception, not least because of the 30-year age gap between the couple. I find it fabulous that the civil ceremony joining two men in marriage, which in its own right would have been the

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eating problems in children

Eating problems in children

Show me a parent who, at some point has become exasperated at their child’s eating habits. As parent’s we all worry about our children and being aware of a food problem can be hard to detect. How do you recognise the signs of an eating problem in children and teenagers? Is there a problem? Kids

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Dating guide for single mums

Dating guide for single mums

The dating scene can always feel a bit daunting, even nerve racking – all that getting to know someone again. And you can feel even more exposed when there are children involved as everything has to balance perfectly. Whether your children are young and at home or whether they have flown the nest, the kids

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Beware Of Online Dating Scams

Beware Of Online Dating Scams

The online dating game is a great way to meet new people, but sadly not everyone out there is genuinely looking for love. Scam artists have identified online dating as a way to gain the trust of others as a means of exploitation. Unsuspecting victims have been conned into parting with personal information, money and gifts.

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