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    How to cope with your first Christmas after losing a parent

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“How my parents’ bravery, love and strength got us through the Windrush scandal”

What was it really like growing up with parents from the Windrush generation? One writer shares her story.

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Pregnant then fired: women share shocking stories of maternity discrimination at work

Every year, 54,000 women lose their jobs for getting pregnant. This has got to end.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Charlotte Church has something to say about media coverage of her dad's illness

"They have shamelessly sensationalised it"

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Emily Reynolds
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“How a therapist helped me through my mother’s suicide”

“When I turned 30, a decade of stoppering my grief caught up with me.”

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10 years of Stylist: what has the past decade taught our cover stars?

Fearne Cotton, Lauren Laverne, Nadiya Hussain – 10 women reflect on what they’ve learnt over the last 10 years.

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Anyone with a difficult family will relate to Meghan Markle

That tired old “apple never falls far from the tree” narrative is incredibly damaging – something which I know better than anyone...

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“Why turning 30 should no longer be our benchmark for success”

So what if you haven’t got everything sorted by 30? Life is a journey, and it’s time we learned to enjoy the ride.

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Elizabeth Sulis Kim
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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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Travel destinations for people who need a break from other people

Need some inspiration for an autumn break? Look no further…

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So, is The Farewell actually as good as everyone says it is?

Spoiler: Awkwafina’s new film may just be her best performance yet.

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Kemi J Williams
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“Why everyone needs to stop asking me when I'm going to have a baby”

It’s one of the most personal decisions a person could make, so why won’t people stop asking about it?

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Deborah Cicurel
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Postnatal depression: 4 women on how it really feels to live with the condition

“In public, I put on my best face. In private, I cried and screamed.”

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Meet the women who left successful careers to pursue a healthier work-life balance

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

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Anna Brech
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“How it feels to be planning a wedding while my mum recovers from cancer”

“What if my mum isn’t here for my wedding?”

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Celia Jones
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“Celebrating Eid alone this year didn’t feel like a celebration at all”

Salma El-Wardany was alone for Eid 2019. The isolated experience inspired her to make a change... for the better.

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Salma El-Wardany
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Fearne Cotton reveals reality of living with debilitating panic attacks

Her first panic attack left her unable to drive and terrified about what was happening

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Kayleigh Dray
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Moon landing 1969: the gripping true story of the Apollo 11 astronauts’ wives

“You think going to the moon is hard, try staying at home...”

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Marisa Bate
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People

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher respond to divorce reports in spectacular fashion

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher’s marriage is over, according to lazy tabloid journalists. Too bad nobody told the couple in question...

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

“He was here once,” writes Erin Cardiff, “and that, I think, is worth celebrating.”

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

Single fathers are often overlooked. That needs to change.

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher
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