IN A HAPPY MOMENT: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and husband Chris Martin in January 2014. (Getty images)

What is ‘conscious uncoupling’?

Like any world unto itself, Hollywood has its own vocabulary. But Gwyneth Paltrow’s use of the term “conscious uncoupling” to describe her breakup with Chris Martin this week had even Hollywood veterans scratching their heads and reaching — metaphorically at least — for a dictionary.

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Valentine’s dates to remember

Whether you consider Valentine’s Day the most romantic day of the year, or a dreaded commercialised custom you can’t escape, a little inspiration is often welcome. Let the professionals handle the details and take your partner to one of these exciting romantic events

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Love Notes: Tunnel vision

During the years when teenagers are dealing with rollercoaster emotions, bodily changes and new social interactions, letting your kids know you’re there for them is crucial as they make their way through the journey of self-discovery known as “the tunnel”.