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“The one piece of advice from my mum that changed how I date forever”

“She planted the seed for a resilience that’s served me well.”

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“Why I refuse to anglicise my Polish surname in a post-Brexit world”

“I never imagined feeling rejected by the country I was born in, and yet, Brexit has managed to bring out the ugly side of Britain.”

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Caroline Saramowicz
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“I panicked when I couldn’t get hold of my family during the bushfires”

Australian woman Ruby Thomas recalls the moment she realised the bushfires had reached her hometown.

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Jessica Rapana
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Jess Phillips reads out a letter to the woman who inspired her the most

Jess Phillips, Rose McGowan and Bonnie Greer share their personal letters.

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Sometimes, leaving your family is the right thing to do

“The idea that The Family should be preserved at all costs endures. But families can be and do terrible things,” says Lucy Mangan.

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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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The unexpected joys of becoming a godparent

“This is a life-long relationship. It’s a slow-burn, no flashes in the pan. I want to be significant in her life.”

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Beth Edwards
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“My flat is full of sentimental tat – and I have no desire to declutter”

If you remove everything that doesn’t spark joy right in this moment, you might just live to regret it.

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Rosie Mullender
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Christina Aguilera’s “blended family” photo reminds fans of a timely message

The singer is redefining what “normal” looks like.

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Hollie Richardson
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“I’m not having children, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a family”

The proportion of childfree women in the UK has doubled in a decade. Isn’t it about time we redefined what we mean by family?

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Kiran Sidhu
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Life

Find out how a therapy session really works with this new podcast

How Did We Get Here? is the new podcast by Claudia Winkleman.

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Hollie Richardson
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Meet the women who changed careers to pursue a healthier work-life balance

Trading higher salaries for a richer life? We’re convinced.

Life

How to cope with difficult relatives this Christmas without falling out

Sidestep the feuds this festive season with these expert negotiation tips.

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Anna Brech
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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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How to talk about your mental health with friends and family this Christmas

Two experts share their tips for starting this important conversation.

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Lauren Geall
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The 5 most common regrets of the dying – and what we can learn from them

People on their deathbeds share these 5 common regrets.

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Bronnie Ware
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Star Wars is coming to an end – but Princess Leia’s feminist legacy will never die

“Leia inspired countless earth-bound little girls everywhere to shoot for the moon,” says Stylist’s Kayleigh Dray.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to go home for Christmas without regressing to an angry teen

Worried you'll revert to your teenage self over the holidays? Follow these tips to ensure you get through Christmas without throwing a strop.

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13 of the best board games to play with friends and family this Christmas

Just don’t blame us when the bad loser ruins everything.

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Lauren Geall
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