Breakups can actually churn up the same emotions as grief so you might be feeling lots of different things day to day. It’s totally okay if you just need to throw the duvet over your head and demolish a family bag of crisps. Call the people who make you feel good and remember, it might feel like you can’t get through it, but you will.
Menopause is typically experienced by women in their 40s and beyond and can greatly impact both physical and mental health. Despite celebrities such as Davina McCall and Meg Mathews using their platforms to share their experiences to open up conversations and reduce the stigma surrounding it, there is still work to be done.
An alcohol abuser is someone who begins to take their alcohol consumption too far. Their social drinking becomes more frequent, often with heavy to extreme consumption. An alcohol abuser’s drinking habit may become physically harmful to themselves and others around them. They may begin to put work and family obligations to the side.
"This family were very tight lipped historically about their ‘private’ affairs and in many ways still are, Charles and his mother come from a generation that prided themselves on putting aside personal needs for public good, as men culturally they are trained to withhold around psychological distress, they all went through education systems (residential/collective childcare) that are known to make kids more reserved about their internal worlds as success was seen in terms of attainment in exams etc.”