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Educating our children to correct our mistakes

Edited by Jill Wright,

One of the fascinating things about being a grandparent is the opportunity it gives you to watch young people develop skills and interests and indeed entire personalities. So often they amaze me with their intelligence. They are so much smarter than I remember being as a child. And just as often I tell myself that they will have to be...

Expectations a threat to marriage?

Edited by Jill Wright,

expectations a threat to marriage?

Having spent a couple of decades as a marriage and relationships counsellor - and possibly more to the point, many more years than that in a successful marriage - I am continually bemused by mass media snapshots of the latest trends and theories in the field. The Guardian, for instance, recently assured its readers that high divorce rates and low...