Ten tips for a successful stepfamily Christmas

Published on 22nd November 2016

Separation and divorce affects millions of families in the UK from every walk of life.  …

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Five tips to reinvigorate your relationship for 2016…

Published on 13th January 2016

Whether you have been together for three years or three decades, sometimes it can feel…

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Celibacy and women over 40

Published on 23rd October 2015

The women who haven’t had sex for more than a decade … Read my contribution…

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Gwyneth Paltrow and the ‘conscious uncoupling’ debate … How do you talk about divorce?

Published on 29th January 2015

When actress Gwyneth Paltrow described her split from Coldplay singer Chris Martin as ‘conscious uncoupling’…

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An introduction from Val

Published on 26th January 2015

Click play to hear me talk briefly about how I work …

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What happens to people left behind by a suicide?

Published on 22nd March 2014

The news that Mick Jagger’s partner of 13 years, L’Wren Scott, has committed suicide prompted…

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Why losing weight may help Matthew McConaughey win an Oscar … but won’t help his female fans

Published on 16th February 2014

In his journey from rom-com movie star to serious actor, Matthew McConaughey lost more than…

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Heidi Klum and the fear of ageing

Published on 31st October 2013

Pictures of the German supermodel Heidi Klum, transformed by a Hollywood makeup artist into a…

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Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi …. can we understand those shocking pictures?

Published on 12th June 2013

When a newspaper published photos of cook and TV presenter Nigella Lawson sitting outside a…

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Margaret Thatcher and The Ritz Hotel … Or what do we do with Granny?

Published on 15th April 2013

The news that Margaret Thatcher died in a luxury suite at The Ritz Hotel left…

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