conflict

Does divorce always damage children?

A new study has just come out concluding that whether parents cooperate or not makes little difference to how children cope with divorce. So ‘Does divorce always damage children?’ became the rather loaded topic of discussion for the lunchtime show at a local BBC radio station today, to which I was asked to contribute. (You can listen again…

mindfulness

Is “Mindfulness” a new way of making marriages work?

No. But it covers similar ways of dealing with negative behaviours – such as STOP signs – taught in the best relationship programmes According to the lead article in Saturday’s Times Weekend (£), “mindfulness” is the new therapy buzzword. Mindfulness is about being self-aware. If you can recognise how your own feelings are sending you…