Daughter

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    “My dad may no longer be here, but please don’t forget me on Father’s Day”

  • fathers day 2019
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    An open letter to all the single dads, from a woman who was raised by one

  • photo of grandmother in the sand
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    “The surprising truths I discovered from tracing my grandmother’s footsteps in Ibiza”

Latest Stories

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“How growing up in nature helped heal my childhood broken heart”

When her mother mentally abandoned her, Meredith May turned to honey bees for comfort. Here, she shares her story.

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Meredith May
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This is what it’s really like to live in a cult

There are estimated to be at least 1,000 cults operating in the UK. Here, a former cult member shares her story

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Alexandra Stein
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“What I learned from two years of joint therapy with my mum”

After DNA tests revealed she wasn’t related to her late father, Georgina Lawton found therapy was the only way to heal the rift between her and her mother

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Georgina Lawton
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How to cope with Mother’s Day if you don’t have a mum

One woman shares her coping mechanisms for getting through a difficult day

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Catherine Renton
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“How my mother’s career change at 30 shaped the way I view work”

As she approaches her 30th birthday, writer Kasia Delgado and her mother Anna reflect on what it means to be a working woman

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“How mother-daughter twinning brought me closer to my mum”

As the twinning trend takes over Instagram, one woman explains why she has been co-ordinating her look with her mum for years

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Gwendolyn Smith
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“Why I had to cut my dad out of my life for my mental health”

“Family is a privilege, not a right.”

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Stylist Team
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The story behind my tattoo: a symbol of someone I loved very much

The meaning behind my sunshine-yellow bloom

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Amy Lewis
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“What losing my dad taught me about the right to die”

Dianne took her dad to Dignitas to die. Now, she is campaigning for assisted suicide to become legal in the UK

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Stylist Team
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“How it feels to inherit a mental illness”

“It is possible to overcome the worst experiences of your life, whilst still hoping for the best.”

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Amy Molloy
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Love, loss and a PHD: our mums on life before they were mums

We asked our mums to choose their favourite photos of them from before they were mums. Here’s what they had to say about them…

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

From Millie Bobby Brown’s Stranger Things to Madonna’s out of this world adventure

Life

You absolutely need to listen to Pink’s feminist VMA acceptance speech

A lesson in self-love

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Megan Murray
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Life

Daughter sells everything she owns to pay for mum’s cancer treatment

“My mam means more to me than anything I could ever own”

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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People

Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds’ rare bond explored in Bright Lights

“I’m my mum’s best friend. Far more than I would ever want to, I know what my mother feels and wants”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Debbie Reynolds, mother of Carrie Fisher, dead at 84

The Hollywood legend's last words were: "I want to be with Carrie"

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Kayleigh Dray
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