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Of Boys and Men by Richard Reeves review – the descent of man
A thoughtful analysis of alarming evidence of a male malaise avoids the culture wars, arguing for structural and societal change

Andrew Anthony

03, Oct, 2022 @6:01 AM

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A new start after 60: I became a mother at 62
In her first year at university, Martha Einerson gave her son up for adoption. Forty-three years later, he got in touch

Paula Cocozza

03, Oct, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Two children, one night to survive as a solo parent… What could possibly go wrong?
My wife’s off to her sister’s hen night, leaving me holding the baby. By Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

02, Oct, 2022 @8:30 AM

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I can’t come out to my conservative family. I feel so lonely | Ask Philippa
Find a safe place to explore your feelings and know that there are plenty of people who would welcome you, says Philippa Perry

Philippa Perry

02, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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My brain is shrinking – and so is my world. Could I find out what’s wrong with me?
First, the veteran Guardian foreign affairs correspondent found himself lost for words; then he started falling while out jogging. He and his wife Helen Harris try to make sense of a life-changing year

Ian Black and Helen Harris

01, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘We are expected to be OK with not having children’: how gay parenthood through surrogacy became a battleground
In New York, a gay couple fighting to make their insurers pay for fertility treatment have found themselves in the middle of a culture war. What happens when the right to parenthood involves someone else’s body?

Jenny Kleeman

01, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Why do clocks spin clockwise and what are teeth made of? Try our kids’ quiz
Five multiple-choice questions – set by children – to test your knowledge, and a chance to submit your own junior brain-teasers for future quizzes

Molly Oldfield

01, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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I secretly contacted my father – now my mother refuses to speak to me | Ask Annalisa Barbieri
You did nothing wrong in seeking out your father. Love is not about declaring total loyalty

Annalisa Barbieri

30, Sep, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Get off the hamster wheel! How to quiet quit absolutely everything
Sure, you can strive less in the workplace. But what happens when you dial down bigger things, like parenting, relationships and even showering?

Zoe Williams

30, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Tim Dowling: bills are rising, and everyone’s leaving the fridge door open
Finally, a crisis has arrived, and I am belatedly stepping into the role I’ve prepared for all my life. So why is the heating on already?

Tim Dowling

30, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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You be the judge: should my husband stop removing the sink strainer?
She says it prevents clogging up the pipes. He thinks it attracts unwanted pests. You decide who’s responsible for this domestic blockage

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

30, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Parents ‘eating cold meals’ to save on UK energy costs
Quarter of adults with at least one child under 18 have also cut back on food shopping, study finds

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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