That Strictly kiss: Is it cheating if you’re texting, flirting or dirty dancing?

A kiss between two Strictly dance partners has got everyone talking about what counts as infidelity. The psychotherapist and relationship expert Jean-Claude Chalmet explains what the dealbreakers are The Times   When you’re in a relationship, the consensus is that sex and passion with others is not OK. But how about a little flirt with […]

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High Investment Parenting — the HIP way to bring up your kids

Middle-class parents intent on giving their kids the childhood they never had may be putting their families at risk My husband and I were out for dinner; spruced up, child-free, and sipping from goldfish bowl-sized wine glasses. Optimal conditions for romance. But there was only one line of chat. Our seven-year-old had ripped his trousers, […]

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The therapist’s guide: How to survive the modern family Christmas

Whether it’s keeping stepchildren happy, getting on with your mum’s new boyfriend or dealing with those tricky in-laws, psychotherapist Jean-Claude Chalmet knows how to make the day work for everyone. Jean-Claude Chalmet December 16 2017, 12:01am, The Times How to make the most of a ‘blended family’ Christmas Day Begin from the principle that everyone […]

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