A Maldon counsellor has agreed with some eye-opening research on divorce.

A survey by website Adults.co.uk found that, after the emotional pain, the financial impact of a divorce was rated the second most difficult thing to deal with, even over things such childcare.

John Webb, who does hypnotherapy and counselling, has said that it is the financial side of a divorce that is often the most stressful.

Read more in the Standard.