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Your dirty not-so secret

It’s never been easier to have an affair . . .  and it’s never been harder to keep it secret. I have lifted those words from the brilliant Esther Perel, sex therapist and author, but I have found them nearly impossible to get out of my head. We live in a world where we are[...]
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Fur Babies: Who gets the pets?

In the case of relationship breakdown modern technology has saved a lot of fights – you can easily download that rare ELO bootleg and you probably don’t need to dig in over the actual CD. Seinfeld, Friends and The Simpsons are always playing on some channel somewhere so you can probably let go of the[...]
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Celebrating divorced style

I went to a fantastic party on the weekend. There were nearly 200 people at my old friend’s family home. There was lots of champagne, lots of speeches and lots of love. Guests covered three generations – the party girl’s kids and her parents, her husband’s kids . . . and her first husband, his[...]
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It’s soooo not fair

I probably hear this 50 times a week. “She got more them me!” “I did it last night!” “You get to stay up later than me!” This week it’s been on high rotation – first my daughter had to go back to school a full day ahead of her brothers, thus disrupting her Netflix Strawberry Shortcake[...]
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