Amanda Cassidy

Contributor to IMAGE.ie
divorce

SELF

A dad’s divorce diary: ‘See you in court is an expensive phrase’

A dad-of-one speaks to us honestly about the things he wishes he knew before getting divorcedIt’s late on…

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‘Suddenly alive again’: The heartbreaking joy of finding a deceased loved one on Google Maps street view

A viral Twitter thread revealed bittersweet Google Maps images that people revisit, seeing lost parents gardening in a…

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husband cheating

SELF

‘I realised I’d been packing my husband’s suitcase as he holidayed with his mistress’

Seven years ago, Sarah stumbled upon information that pointed to her husband of five years cheating on her.…

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REAL-LIFE STORIES

‘My sister won’t allow children at her wedding. Should I insist?’

The should-I-have-kids etiquette when it comes to the Big Day can be divisive. Amanda Cassidy speaks to brides…

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PARENTHOOD

Trust me. You don’t need that for your baby

Push presents, baby moons, cribs that rotate, NAPPY BINS. As the list for what baby "needs" grows ever…

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CULTURE

Why we love a good celebrity feud

From rowing royals to salacious celebrity fallouts, what is with our infatuation with those in the spotlight who…

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SELF

Menopause? There’s an App for that

For years, we've had Apps or online communities for every life stage. There's even a digital community dedicated…

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SELF

‘Everyone thinks my narcissistic mother-in-law is amazing. I feel so alone’

Narcissistic traits are often an under-acknowledged problem when it comes to family relations. But what happens when ego…

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EDITORIAL

What is ‘kaizen’ and how can it change my life?

Wasting your time might just be the key to a more successful life, writes Amanda Cassidy Fifty years ago,…

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PARENTHOOD

What happens when you don’t have a village to raise your child?

It's said that it takes a village to raise a child. But what happens when you find yourself…

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FOOD & DRINK

‘Hanger’ (anger because of hunger) is a real thing, according to a new scientific study

European scientists have found evidence that there is a link between hunger and negative emotions. Using smartphone apps…

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REAL-LIFE STORIES

When mothers kill

Filicide is a poorly understood phenomenon, partly because of its complexity, and partly because it is so rare…

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