Healthy relationships with family, friends and colleagues is something we all want, but at home or work, supportive, fulfilling relationships don’t come automatically. If you’re becoming a parent or if you're having problems in your family or work life the information in this section maybe of help
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Becoming a parent
Becoming a parent often puts a strain on relationships, regardless of what they were like before. This link provides practical advice and online videos.
Work and family life
Family Lives is a charity helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life. Their website provides a range of information, telephone support and online videos and resources.
The Childline website provides a range of information on many aspects of family relations, including if you are a young carer, divorce, step-families.
Mumsnet offers parents the opportunity to share practical advice and experiences with each other through their website and online forum. The link below is specifically for parents with teenagers but their site covers a range of ages. http://www.mumsnet.com/teenagers
Jealousy is a normal emotion, but it can be painful and difficult to control. This link contains information and advice on dealing with jealously in relationships
BullyingUK is part of Family Lives UK and provides a wealth of resources on all aspects of bullying
Abuse includes domestic violence, rape and sexual assault. Find out where to get help, how you can support a friend and how to recognize the signs of abuse.
For further information in relation to Domestic Abuse, the Hampshire Constabulary website also provides advice and information of how to report it.
Last Updated: 17 October 2023