Media

Press and Media

We are keen to work with media outlets to help society better understand family estrangement.  Please e-mail b.bland@standalone.org.uk for press and media enquiries.

The Students With No Support Network

Times Higher Education

Breaking The Cycle: Starting Again with Family Dynamics

The Huffington Post

Reclaim your Christmas

BBC Breakfast

Estrangement from Family at Christmas: How we cope

The Telegraph

Divorcing your family

Radio 4: Woman's Hour

My parents won't speak to me

Marie Claire: September 2015

1 in 5 families affected by 'estrangement'

ITV evening news

Estranged

Radio 4: Shared Experience

I haven't spoken to my family in six years

The Telegraph - Shaheen Hashmat

How to parent when you don't talk to yours

The Huffington Post

Are there times when it’s right to walk away?

Christmas is isolating when you can't play happy families

The Guardian

Christmas is isolating when you can’t play happy families

What if social networks don’t understand estrangement needs?

The Guardian

Facebook folly: what if social networks don’t understand estrangement needs?

Can we really become estranged in the digital world?

BBC Radio 4

Aleks Krotoski explores the difficulties of unpicking our digital lives when they’ve become entwined with another’s.

I’m estranged from my family

The Guardian

Becca Bland no longer has contact with her parents and this time of year is particularly difficult.

Emotional abuse must be taken seriously, both in childhood and beyond

Becca Bland

Some time ago I wrote an article about estrangement for The Guardian newspaper.