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'Quitting' Is Perfectly Normal

Ben Clarke | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Clarke

I've been called a quitter. By friends, by parents... by a resentful drum teacher whose sole motive appeared to be to drain the money from my parents' bank account like a balding, middle aged vacuum. However, I strongly disagree with them...

Why We All Need to Talk to Our Children About Responsible Drinking

Inge Plochaet | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Inge Plochaet

Children, and particularly teenagers, don't often admit that they listen to their parents. So when they tell us that it is not their friends but their parents who have the most influence on their attitudes to alcohol, we should listen.

Adult Education: The Strain of Grown-Up Pressures on 'Childhood Sweethearts'

Claire Reid | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Reid

Twelve per cent of the divorces which we deal with feature couples who have been in long-standing relationships, often since their school days, going their separate ways while still only in their twenties and thirties. In short, they no longer feel the same way about each other.

I'm Giving Sobriety a Chance

Ronnie Joice | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Ah, alcohol. It's the mainstay of hundreds and thousands of years of culture. The discovery of late Stone Age beer jugs has established the fact that purposely fermented beverages existed at least as early as 10,000 BC.

The Perception of Self Harm in Schools

Nick Watts | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Nick Watts

The reality is that self harm is just another coping mechanism, which may be maladaptive but none the less people are using it to cope with deeper problems. It is not a suicide attempt, it is not attention seeking and it is not something confined to younger people.