Family & Friends

Exploring the nature of our relationships with family and friends, advice, news trends and features.

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    Noticed friends breaking Covid rules? Here’s how to talk to them about it

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    How to tell your family you’re changing your Christmas plans (without hurting their feelings)

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Mother and her son
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Did you grow up thinking your mum treated your brother differently to you?

And expert explains what really happened.

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Hollie Richardson
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Brother and sister.
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“The surprising lesson I’m learning while living with my big brother in the pandemic”

One writer shares the reality of moving in with an older sibling.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kelly Clarkson on divorce and family therapy.
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Kelly Clarkson just shared the reality of family therapy after her divorce

“I definitely want to do it right. Everyone’s sad and it’s okay to be sad.”

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Hollie Richardson
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family holidays
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How to cope with Christmas if you have a difficult family

Because, let’s be honest, the perfect family Christmas doesn’t exist IRL.

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Emily Reynolds
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Lucy Miller
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How to cope with your first Christmas after the death of a parent

A writer who lost her mum three years ago shares her advice.

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22 joyful Christmas traditions to start with your friends

Because there's no one we'd rather celebrate this time of year with

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Megan Murray
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