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Coping with a separate Christmas

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This week we bring you a guest blog by our friend Suzy Ashworth, a local family mediator, coach and counsellor. — Christmas – time of joy, peace and love, filled with the sounds of choirs of angels and the laughter of happy children? Or a dreaded season of stress, grief, and hard work? Some of us will have a festive time closer to one end of the scale than the other, but for most of us there will be elements of both. Christmas is, after all, just an extreme version of real life. But for those facing their first Christmas as…

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The first Noel – apart

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At this time of year, it seems the whole country is in the throes of pre-Christmas excitement and preparation. Concerns about the annual visit from Auntie Dot, getting things sent off before last posting dates, and how to make budgets stretch in the teeth of the recession are at the forefront of most people’s minds. For those facing a first festive season as a separated family, we at CFLP understand that there’s a whole extra layer of stress. Just before Christmas last year we wrote about the difficulties which often face separated families in the run up to the festive…

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