Single parent dating

Introducing stepchildren to each other

When single parents with kids start a new relationship, it can lead to the blending together of two families. The concept of extra-playmates for your kids sounds ideal, but the success of the long-term merger will depend in part on how the introductions are made. If you are knee-deep in the unification process, then consider

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Falling in love with a friend

They say that partners come and go but a good friend is forever. But now and again the two overlap and you find yourself falling in love with a friend. It can happen suddenly or you may come to realise that your feelings for your friend have gradually been growing stronger. Falling for a friend

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Let go and trust in life a little more

Are you are worrier? Or a control freak? Do you live under the illusion that the control of your life is in your hands? How would it be to step aside and let life do its thing? Being human is an uncertain business, the only surety is that we will all die, but the details

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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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what is parental responsibility

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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