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    ...helping you to be happy and peaceful after childlessness

    I’d had as much as I could take. I’d forgotten that it was Mother’s Day when I went to church that morning, and by the end of the service I just couldn’t stop myself from crying.   On that morning five years ago I wasn’t only crying for myself: I felt so sad, too, for a couple of my friends who’d...
    It was Mother’s Day, and as I walked through the door of the central London restaurant, the Manager pushed a bunch of daffodils into my hand, and he said, “Mother?” …and, feeling very startled and put on the spot, I said, “No” - and I handed them back.   I then proceeded to point out to him the...
    When we find ourselves childless after we’d wanted to have a family it can be really saddening and upsetting - and it can be difficult to know how to ease that pain. I’m a therapist who supports people who are “childless not by choice”, and in my experience there are a number of ways we can...
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