Contributions

When it’s time to say goodbye to the family home

Leaving the house where you raised your children can be a wrench, but you can turn it into a positive, says Zelda West-Meads, Agony Aunt for You in the Mail on Sunday

Read more

Family/Relationships

Loving your age when you’re over 50

Zelda West-Meades, agony aunt for You magazine in the Mail on Sunday, looks at the positives as we get older.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Being mum when wedding bells chime

Zelda West-Meads weighs up the pros and cons of travelling with your other half or with your whole brood.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Holidays: two’s company, or with the family crowd?

Zelda West-Meads weighs up the pros and cons of travelling with your other half or with your whole brood.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Life in the empty nest

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You magazine in the Mail on Sunday, looks at the joys of newfound freedom, even when you miss the kids

Read more

Family/Relationships

Sharing your wisdom, listening back

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You magazine in the Mail on Sunday offers her insights on how best to help your children when they have babies of their own

Read more

Family/Relationships

Planning the Christmas you want with your family

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You in the Mail on Sunday, has four fab tips for juggling friends, family and me-time through the holidays

Read more

Family/Relationships

Keeping up your social life after retirement

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You in the Mail on Sunday, on making new friends and reconnecting with yourself when you’re free from the 9-to-5.

Read more

Family/Relationships

10 tips for keeping romance alive

Whether you’ve been married for years or in a new relationship, Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You in the Mail on Sunday, offers advice for spending quality time together.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Being there: coping with teenage heartbreak

Zelda West-Meads on how to support your child or grandchild through the emotional rollercoaster of first relationships.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Looking after yourself when you're looking after mum and dad

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for ‘You’ magazine in the Mail on Sunday, explores the challenges of parent care

Read more

Family/Relationships

Getting to know your partner's family

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You magazine in the Mail on Sunday, explores ways to connect when you’re becoming a bigger part of a new partner’s life.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Emotions after menopause

Changes happen to all of us at different times, and they’re not all physical. Zelda West-Meads talks us through the highs and lows of menopause.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Divorce: How to show your love and support as a good friend

Zelda explores the emotional demands of one of life’s biggest challenges and the positive ways we can be there for friends and family as they go through it.

Read more

Family/Relationships

How to re-build relationships after ‘festive stress’?

Is your family in post-Christmas recovery? Zelda West-Meads explores the causes of festive stress and what you can do about it.

Read more

Family/Relationships

How life can now be very good

Being over 50 can be one of the most fulfilling times of your life. It’s often a period of change and new opportunities and perhaps more freedom to do what you want to do after many years of responsibilities.

Read more

Family/Relationships

How to keep the love alive in your relationship 

Our Family & Relationships editor shares one of her key personal mantras: it’s always worth making time for the one you love.

Read more

Family/Relationships

Make every day as meaningful as Mother’s Day

One special Sunday might be about flowers and treats, but now Mother’s Day has gone for another year, we can still show our family how much we value them.

Read more

Family/Relationships

On(and off)line dating for singles over 50

Excitement, romance, love, a lasting relationship? Zelda explores the differences between what women are looking for and what men really want from dating.

Read more

Family/Relationships