Single mums

What triggers you to lose your rag

Are you able to list all the things that irritate you? Things like people talking loudly on their mobiles on public transport, or being stuck behind someone on a go slow on a national speed limit road? Or do certain accents or tones of voice push your buttons or the way the news gets reported

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Guide to first date conversation

First dates have the potential to be pretty awkward; especially if it’s the first time you’ve spent any real time together. After all, it’s not always easy to engage a stranger in conversation and there’s only so much time you can spend on small talk without coming across as being incredibly boring. But if you’re

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Being a happy and successful single parent

Being a single parent is a guaranteed challenge and whether you’ve just happened to find yourself solo parenting or if it was a conscious decision, sometimes the challenge is made harder by perceptions of the outside world. Comments like, “It must be so hard” or “Oh I’m sad for you that’s awful”, just don’t help.

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Creating a healthy relationship after sexual abuse

Sexual abuse The Rape Crisis Centre offers support to all women and girls who have been abused in any way whether the abuse is historic or current. They estimate that about 85,000 women are raped every year in the Uk, over 400,000 women are sexually assaulted each year and that one in five women in

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Parental Alienation

Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) is a deliberate attempt by one parent to distance his or her child/children from the other parent. The alienation process may take place over considerable time with the motivation to destroy the bond between the child and parent. It may sound fantastical that anyone should do this but very sadly cases

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How to get the family to help with chores

Between work, school, spending quality time together and doing homework, keeping on top of household chores can often take a back seat and frequently it’s left to one or two members of the family to get on with. But the increase the number of families where both partners go out to work full time means

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