I Wish I Knew by Donna Ashworth

I wish I knew, from the start, that self-esteem is a home grown virtue. And that you should never plant those precious seeds, in someone else’s garden. I wish I knew, at every step, that all those seeds really require, in order to bloom, is approval, from yourself....

I Missed You Today by Donna Ashworth

I missed you today but that’s nothing new, I missed you a million times yesterday too. I picked up my phone to tell you the news, then realised, again, I can’t text it to you. I saw your bright smile, at least twenty times, and then I remember, it’s all in my mind. I...

I saw it all, the day after I left. I saw my family, my friends, bereft. I saw their pain, confusion, their shock. I realised my demons had run amok. Of course I mattered, of course I was loved, of course I was not better off above. Because being above, means seeing...

It’s Good to Talk in Family Mediation

Do you wish you could have a discussion with your ex-partner about the arrangements for the children which made some progress towards a resolution? Many people find communicating with their child’s other parent hugely challenging. Difficulty in communicating might...