Girls in Liverpool are more anxious after the pandemic. Can a support group break the cycle?
‘It’s about recognising what you have around you, but they often have the answers within themselves’
Dear members — today we have a lovely piece about a support group for young girls on Merseyside. Potential understatement of the year: puberty is not always a great time for mothers and daughters. The group — the only of its kind in the North West! — aims to bridge some of the emotional distance that can emerge from free-flowing hormones; a sudden yen for independence versus your mother’s instinct for protection, etc. Mollie met the group leader in New Brighton to talk about the importance of supporting young girls after the pandemic.
In our Post Picks this week, we recommend a new BBC documentary exploring the death of Adam Ellison, a 29 year old who was fatally stabbed in Prescot four years ago, and the renewed appeals to find his killer. Plus, two great cultural events in Birkenhead and the New Yorker write about the importance of the “fifth Beatle”.
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