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“I had an abortion just before the pandemic and this is how it made me feel”

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    Worried about your parents getting coronavirus?

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    Life

    Fearne Cotton has an important message for step-families during isolation

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    Long Reads

    “I’ve worked from home for 8 years. Here’s my advice on how to stay sane”

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5 ways to talk about anything other than coronavirus

Suggestions for maintaining vital contact without focusing on the C-word.

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Alicia Lutes
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Celebrating Mother's Day during coronavirus.
Life

Why you shouldn’t feel guilty about not seeing your mum on Mother’s Day

Try these ideas to celebrate instead.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Life

4 practical ways to support someone worried about the coronavirus pandemic

Because we need each other more than ever.

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Lauren Geall
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Catherine Renton
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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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“What happened when I let my mum take over as my life coach for a week”

Would you ever hand the reins of your life over to your mum...?

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Nicola Appleton
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“I was terrified of becoming a mum – until my son was born”

One writer wasn’t sure she wanted to become a mother – until it actually happened.

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Lucy Fry
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Life

“I was single at 40, so I decided to become a single mum through IVF”

There has been a sharp rise in single women having babies through IVF in the UK.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Life

“Self-isolating is helping my friendships in these surprising little ways”

I’m certain that each and every little pick-me-up message is what’s going to get us through this...

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Hollie Richardson
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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How to stay calm when everyone is losing their minds around you

“I’m basically an emotional support animal nowadays, and it’s wearing me down.”

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“I make £10,000 a month running online courses – here’s how you can do the same”

Annie Ridout’s online courses are so successful that her husband has quit his job to support her business.

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Annie Ridout
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“Don’t limit yourself”: read Laura Dern’s beautiful letter to her daughter

“Life is scary, and it’s glorious. You’re never going to get it all right.”

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Laura Dern
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People

Diane Kruger discusses the complicated but beautiful relationship she has with her mother

“We missed many years of bonding and becoming ‘friends’…”

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Hollie Richardson
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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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People

Why Bob Geldof's comments about the “infinite” abyss of grief are so important

Nearly six years ago, Peaches Geldof died of a drug overdose. Her father, the musician Bob Geldof, has spoken of how he will be dealing with her loss forever.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This landmark divorce case could change things for working women who start a family

A woman has won compensation for pausing her career.

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Hollie Richardson
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“Taking my dad to Dignitas was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but I don’t regret it”

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

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David Schwimmer shares his refreshing take on fatherhood on the Table Manners podcast

He joined Jessie Ware on the Table Manners podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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