A guide to online dating as a single parent

You're a parent. You're single. You fancy meeting someone new. Bit doubtful that you'll find them at the school gate? Online dating could be just the ticket.

Arguing about housework

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Unfair divisions of domestic labour, bickering over money or disagreeing about more children test a relationship to the hilt. So how you can resolve your differences?

Unmarried couples: your legal rights

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Understanding your legal position as an unmarried couple can be tricky, so we've teamed up with Slater & Gordon Lawyers to help sort the facts from the fiction.

Sex after marriage

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You wouldn't be where you are if you hadn't fancied the pants off each other to begin with. But how can you get your sex drive back when parenting and familiarity quash your libido?

Domestic abuse

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If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, getting help can be a very daunting prospect. Read advice from expert organisations like Women's Aid, and Mumsnetters who have been in this situation, on where to start.

Divorce and separation

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If your relationship is in trouble and you're considering splitting up, get advice about the practical, financial and emotional consequences for you, your children and your ex.

10 worst dates ever

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Celebrate romance with a selection of Mumsnetters' worst dates ever. Also, Mumsnetters confess all to their other halves in the Mumsnet confessional.