In Australia on September 15, we were encouraged to ask others who may seem to be unhappy or depressed, how they were feeling. RUOK? Day is a wonderful initiative that highlights the importance – and potentially life-saving power – of caring for others. However, it seems to me that an equally vital yet all too often overlooked question, and one that we should be encouraged to ask ourselves is Am I OK? Continue reading
Assume that you’ll meet that special man and raise a family, once you have established your career?
In a committed relationship, focused on career and delaying having children?
For ever-increasing numbers of women today, the achievements gained over recent decades have come at an unexpected cost. There’s a lot of grief and enduring disappointment because they do not have the children they’d assumed would be theirs one day.
As a human relationship consultant I’ve heard hundreds of women in their forties and fifties tell of their feelings of sadness and loss because they will never have a child of their own. Continue reading