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Married Men’s Group Facilitator

Posted on Tue-09-2020 by Cecily Stevenson

Carl Marshall, the first facilitator of the Married Men’s Group, talks about the group and its history.   How did the group come about? Well, in 2002, I left my marriage of 20 years as I realised that I was gay. I was very distressed, disoriented, and in need of support, and a friend directed […]

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Turning the Tanker Around V2.0

Posted on Wed-09-2020 by Maria Hughes

Today’s guest blog is brought to you by Noël Fanthôme. At the end of my last article, I left you with the image of my extensive sexual exploits having caused a computer to raise its electronic eyebrows, together with the sworn commitment to remaining celibate in order to maintain the principles of lockdown. My developing […]

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Social distancing doesn’t have to mean socially distant

Posted on Wed-07-2020 by Maria Hughes

By our Ageing Better Network Enabler (community development worker), Maria Hughes. Lockdown, self-isolation, shielding . . . if your job is to facilitate bringing people aged 50 and over together in social groups, to combat social isolation, a global pandemic can severely hamper your efforts. Research has shown that being socially isolated and lonely lead […]

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