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Healing After A Breakup Means Facing Your Pain Head On

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Healing after a breakup takes time. It isn’t easy. BUT, there is one thing that will prolong your sadness, and might even keep you sad forever. Let me explain… HAVE YOU EVER LOST SOMEONE YOU LOVE? Someone who touched you at the core of your being and who in your wildest dreams, you never thought about living without? Have you experienced a loss so painful that you couldn’t imagine how you would put one foot in front of the other without that person by your side? Suddenly, they are out of your life and you are faced with a reality [...]

Baggage is OK! The Benefits of Dating Someone Who Is Divorced

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Dating someone who is divorced is complicated. Very complicated. You’ve got an ex in the picture, you’ve got his ex, you’ve got the kids, you’ve got his kids, you’ve lifestyle changes, you’ve got financial issues and child support payments… Let’s be honest. In dating someone who is divorced you’ve got baggage. Both of you. It’s not an insult. I myself am divorced and I have baggage. Everyone does. Even people who aren’t divorced. All that said, there are benefits to dating someone who is divorced. Here are 5:   1. Divorced people are real. The person I am today and [...]

5 Lessons we learned from their celebrity custody battles – All4Women

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Celebrity splits are common in Celebville but things often turn ugly when children are involved From fighting over child support to arguing over visitation rights, custody battles can turn into a nightmare. There is always a lesson to be learned, not only for the families involved, but also for onlookers who might be going through something similar. Here’s a look at famous custody battles and the lessons we can all learn from them. Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian: Put your child’s needs first Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian’s custody battle over their daughter Dream tuned ugly very quickly. (article continues [...]

How the crisis in UK retailing is reshaping employment

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Almost 60,000 retail jobs were lost in the UK over the past year, prompting calls from industry bodies for more action to help high streets, despite evidence that many of the people affected found alternative employment.  Retail employment is difficult to measure accurately because it is highly seasonal, but the British Retail Consortium, the retail trade association, estimates that a net 57,000 jobs were lost in the year to June.  The number, which was based on an analysis of the latest Office for National Statistics figures, contrasts with the wider picture of almost full employment in the UK, and the [...]

UK’s biggest EuroMillions winners who scooped £161million divorce after 38 years – Mirror Onli…

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The UK's biggest ever lottery winners have divorced eight years after bagging a £161 million jackpot. EuroMillions winners Colin and Christine Weir were granted a quickie divorce by a judge at the Court of Session in Edinburgh just days after they put their £3million former home on the market. They had reportedly been living in separate mansions for several months after they 'drifted apart' when Colin, 71, went to Partick Thistle games while Christine, 62, attended charity events. The couple's split come after lottery winners Adrian Bayford and wife Gillian broke up just 15 months after their £148million win in [...]

Careful now, UK court ruling says email signature blocks can sign binding contracts – The Register

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Your work email signature block can be used to form a binding and legal contract, the Manchester County Court has ruled – costing an unfortunate land seller £25,000 from her hoped-for sale price. In a 2016 property dispute over a boat jetty and linked plot of land by Lake Windermere, one side's solicitor sent a reply to the other side's lawyers agreeing to a suggestion they made while negotiating the contract. The dispute was between a pair of Windermere locals, Stavros and Kalliroy Neocleous, and Christine Rees. The Neocleouses owned a jetty that could only be accessed by crossing Rees' [...]

Coping Support Is Needed for Children of Divorce, Particularly in High-Conflict Situations

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  A study of children of divorce has found that differences in children’s coping styles during the first three years after the divorce predict the degree to which they experience mood/anxiety problems (“internalising”) and behaviour problems such as delinquency (“externalising”) when these are measured six years later. On this basis, the researchers recommend that children of divorce should be given specific support with coping techniques, particularly those in high-conflict situations. The study identified three different types of coping mechanism among 240 children of divorce, assessed by means of checklists that the children were asked to complete five times over six [...]

Couple discover they can’t remarry as their divorce was never actually successful – Daily Mail

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A couple who rekindled their romance after a decade a part discovered they couldn't remarry because their divorce was never completed. Cindy Cassin, 57, from Erdington, Birmingham, restarted her relationship with former partner, Dave, 62, after nine years apart in 2015. The pair had applied for a divorce in 2006, but it wasn't until they booked to remarry in Zante, Greece, on August 22 this year that they realised it had never been finalised. Cindy Cassin, 57, from Erdington, Birmingham, with her husband Dave, 62, at their blessing ceremony this year, pictured left, and their marriage in 1979, right The [...]

Sir Philip Green's Miss Selfridge slumps to £17.5m loss as sales plummet

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Sir Philip Green's Miss Selfridge slumps to £17.5m loss as sales plummet Sales fell by more than 15% to £102m in the year to September 2018 The firm took a £12.1m hit to get out of leases on loss-making stores  By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 22:00, 29 September 2019 | Updated: 22:00, 29 September 2019 Sir Philip Green’s Miss Selfridge chain slumped to a £17.5million loss last year in the latest blow to his struggling Arcadia empire.  Sales fell by more than 15 per cent to £102million in the year to September 2018 while pre-tax losses [...]

Meet the 23 fintech startups ready to scale up

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London startups dominate the list of 23 fintechs that have joined government-backed Tech Nation’s 2019 growth programme. Sixty per cent of the new cohort of financial technology firms hail from the capital, while 40 per cent boast at least one female co-founder, Tech Nation revealed today. Read more: Fintech is all the rage, but is the bubble finally about to burst? Over the course of six months, the startup body will work with the companies to grow and scale their businesses at speed. The companies who made the cut for the latest programme were handpicked by fintech superstars including Starling [...]