Monthly Archives: December 2020

Protecting Yourself Against Romance Fraud

Romance Fraud

In today’s digital world, online dating is big business. While the first online dating service was technically launched in 1959 – using a questionnaire and an IBM 650 to create matches – the rapid expansion of internet usage from the mid-1990s onward has seen exponential growth in the range of dating sites available. Since the […]

When Christmas Isn’t Merry: Dealing with Family Breakdown

Dealing with Family Breakdown

There are many myths and legends that surround Christmas. There’s the story of the red-suited man delivering gifts around the world in a single night. There’s the story of Rudolph, the ostracised reindeer, who rises to the challenge and earns the respect of his team-mates. Then, there’s the story of unhappy family members suddenly cheering […]