These days, a relationship breakdown is something that a lot of people have to cope with. People working in pubs and bars often face the added stress of working long, antisocial hours too. This stress can make it even more difficult to devote time and energy to family life.

When you split up from your partner or family, things often just seem a mess. You can find yourself facing urgent practical problems when you don’t feel in a state to cope with them.

The following helpsheet will help you think about some of the main things you will need to consider and suggests ways of coping with your immediate and longer term situation