Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
14 July 2014 06:52 PM
"It’s better to be as much on her side as possible than to take a stand against her"
07 July 2014 07:46 PM
"As I write this, my heart sinks as I witness the inner hippie coming out in me"
Virginia Ironside's dilemmas: Am I wrong for telling my goddaughter about her mother's first marriage?
30 June 2014 06:41 PM
"Those pictures were taken in order for them to be seen by all her friends"
23 June 2014 06:37 PM
"It has hardly anything to do with you whether the other person gets better or not."
16 June 2014 06:52 PM
"He is obviously a very damaged, sad little man, and anyone who has a close relationship with his wife seems to him to be incredibly threatening."
02 June 2014 06:26 PM
"You’re the one who matters in all of this, so don’t even think twice about it"
26 May 2014 03:50 PM
"I suspect that if you went back to drinking “moderately”, before you knew it you’d be back on the two bottles a night"
19 May 2014 05:54 PM
12 May 2014 06:29 PM
"I wouldn’t let her know how angry you are – expressions of emotion give away your vulnerability – be icy cool instead"
05 May 2014 06:18 PM
"I know that in an ideal world we should be able to dispense sympathy and kindness to everyone, but some people are more difficult to help than others"
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