Family

Family issues for women in midlife are distinct from the earlier challenges. Parenting teens brings a host of concerns, ranging from wrangling your almost-adult into doing chores to more serious problems like eating disorders and self-harming. And we often care for older family members as well. You’ll find stories and advice here that relate to the real problems we experience now.

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Teens and porn: School used to be about the three Rs – now it’s XXX

Teens are watching porn more than ever, changing their behaviour and identities in ways we need to address now.

Moongre: The Indian vegetable that reminds me of family

This vegetable that Minreet Kaur picked and ate in India connects her to her past

Understanding life without children

Julia Bueno understands the challenge of losing a child as well as grappling with feelings associated with a childfree life. Here, she gives her insight

I became a mother of twins in my 50s

Linnet Cotterill decided she wanted children and embarked on a journey of egg-freezing, genetic testing, using donor eggs and finally becoming a mother...

Being Punjabi and divorced shouldn't define my life

Aged 40 and divorced, Minreet Kaur had to overcome ingrained prejudice to regain her independence

Why I'm childfree by choice

It's a less typical road to choose not to have children. But it's a path that can be embraced, says Kerensa Jennings.

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How to divorce with dignity

Divorcing with dignity is a choice, and will make any divorce better.

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How to repot your life: Part 1

Have that nagging feeling that your life isn't quite right? You may be potbound. Here's how to repot your life so you can flourish.

Understanding my father after his death

Meriel Schindler was alienated from her father, who died penniless. In researching a book, she began to understand him.

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Thinking about splitting up? Divorce advice for midlife

When you're contemplating divorce, it's vital to think ahead. This dating advice from someone who's done it will help.

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Love in midlife can be complicated. Our expert helps you navigate it no matter your situation

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