When I was young if my father spoke quietly with me and said he was disappointed in me, it had a very powerful effect. I could feel the full weight of his disappointment and felt awful for letting him down.
Jane and her partner were out together for a meal, something that they had been looking forward to for ages. Theirs was a complex relationship as they both had children from previous relationships and so these times together as a
In 2011 public awareness of the importance of mental health got greater awareness when Antonio Horta-Osorio, the Lloyds bank CEO, took eight weeks off with the consent of the board. Anxiety over the precarious position of the bank was affecting
Your daughter (although I use daughter throughout this article it could also be your son) asks to speak with you alone. You go into the living room and within minutes she’s very distressed. She bares her soul, revealing a deep unhappiness.