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I’m having relationship problems
I’m going through a divorce/separation
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I’m trying to get contact with my kids
young person
I’m having trouble talking to my ex-partner
I’m having sex problems
young person
I’m under 18 and need someone to talk to

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Bryan Clark and Gerry Keegan: Make sure that you keep communicating when it’s time to split

By Rosanne Cubitt | March 3, 2020 |

It is beyond doubt that splitting up can be immensely difficult and emotionally draining. Throw children into the mix and the stakes get higher, with the potential to push warring parents to their limits. In the midst of this crisis, parents may find it impossible to keep communication channels open to take the best decisions…

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Kids have opinions too – listen to what they want when a family breaks up

By Rosanne Cubitt | January 17, 2020 |

Ensuring that the best interests of the child are at the centre of decisions that adults make which affect them is a key principle enshrined in Scottish law since the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. But how do parents agree what is best for children, particularly if they are splitting up under difficult circumstances and they…

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Little Voice

By Rosanne Cubitt | October 15, 2019 |

Article 12 of the UNCRC states that children’s voices must be sought, listened to, and taken into account in matters affecting them. Rosanne Cubitt explains how this right is being respected for children in cases of parental separation.  The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that children who are capable of…

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Annual Awards Ceremony at York Place – Di Farmer

By Relationships Scotland | July 24, 2019 |

On 22 June I attended the annual awards ceremony at York Place to celebrate the completion of 20 years volunteering for what is now known as Relationships Scotland. As the ceremony began, I recalled that day in 1999 when I began my 3 year training in what was then the ACICC (Advanced Certificate in Couple…

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