Parents

Parents, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Opinion

    “As an only child I’m feeling the weight of Christmas Day guilt and which parent to choose”

  • Woman with estranged parents
    Life

    This eye-opening therapy podcast is back for a second season

  • A woman standing at her window
    Life

    “I moved back in with my parents in lockdown – when am I meant to leave?”

Latest Stories

Estranged father
Opinion

What it’s like being estranged from a parent during a pandemic

One writer explains.

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Lydia Titman
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Martin Lewis
People

Martin Lewis recalls the real impact grief had on his childhood

He opens up on the latest Desert Island Discs episode.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lockdown mental health.
Life

Feeling like a child again during lockdown? An expert explains what’s happening

It could be happening if you're isolating alone or staying with parents.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Anyone with a difficult family will relate to Meghan Markle
Long Reads

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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Anonymous
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Emily Sargent
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An open letter from a “lazy, spoilt and self-obsessed” millennial

We're actually stressed, in debt, and hard-working.

Holding hands
Life

What they don’t tell you when your parent is diagnosed with dementia

And how to cope when you are given the news.

Posted by
Lynn Carratt
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honey bees in lavender
Long Reads

“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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Sandra Oh
People

What we can learn from Sandra Oh’s relationship with her parents

The actress revealed that they have no idea what Saturday Night Live is, but they still supported her anyway.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Reads

Men reveal what it’s really like to be a sperm donor

The UK now has so much sperm we're exporting it to other countries. Stylist speaks to the men behind the surge.

Posted by
Rhiane Kirkby
Published
Life

The hidden meanings behind the nation’s most popular baby names

Prepare for lots of girls’ names ending in ‘a’

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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People

What happened when Mindy Kaling revealed her baby’s sex to castmates

She made a beautiful observation about the connection between birth and death

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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The personality trait you're most likely to inherit from your parents

How far does the apple fall from the tree?

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan exposes the dangers of parental point scoring

“Enough of this parent worship”

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

Are you a middle child? We have good news for you…

Scientists have revealed the incredible trait that all middle children share

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

How it feels to be a ‘leftover woman’ in China

A powerful new short film is challenging Chinese perceptions of single women

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Science confirms the truth: parents really do have a favourite

Are you the chosen one?

Posted by
Amy Lewis
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Life

How often do you ring your mum?

How often do you ring your mum?

Posted by
Stylist Team
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