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"God knows, leaving a marriage is hard. It requires courage, faith, resilience, strength."

Is this the fear driving every relationship?

When I read the title of the article, I was excited. What Happened When I Left My 22 Year Marriage. I separated from my own husband five years ago, and it helps to read about other people's experiences. 

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"It's important to remember that there's no such thing as perfect parenting or the perfect baby..."

The mother's club no one admits to being in

When I became a mother last year I felt like I'd been granted access to a universal club. A club where stories of sleepless nights, tear-inducing frustration and cracked nipples were traded and sighs of relief and reassurance were breathed.

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Managing mum guilt is a daily struggle that I can't win

Being a mum is the hardest thing I've ever done. For most of my 20s, I didn't really picture myself as a mum. I was focused on building a career; I loved having the freedom to pick and go whenever I wanted; and I loved spending my own money on myself. But here I am, in my early 30s, with a small child (that it turns out I'm obsessed with) and a career that has grown more in the two years since he was born than ever before. How times have changed.

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