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Officially on the dole

I am officially an unemployed statistic. I have been to the job centre and I have 'signed on' although they don't call it that anymore now that everywhere has gone live with this Universal Credit thing. I had to meet with a work coach and accept my list of commitments. These commitments include regularly searching… Continue reading Officially on the dole

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Supporting someone through rape and/or sexual assault

It can be quite daunting trying to provide support for a friend/family friend/work colleague who has been a victim of rape or sexual assault. Being attacked is something that won't ever go away. You can move forward with your life but you will always remember it. It's always there. You'll remember it at times when… Continue reading Supporting someone through rape and/or sexual assault