Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
09 December 2013 05:51 PM
I'm single but live in a small town where the eligible men aren't for me
25 November 2013 06:43 PM
The situation isn’t helped by your telling him what a genius he is all the time
Virginia Ironside's Dilemmas: I know my friend's dad, and doubt the flashbacks of child abuse she's now suffering
18 November 2013 06:26 PM
My friend went to a therapist for cystitis, now she's remembered all kinds of abuse
11 November 2013 06:32 PM
She was in a car crash, and we were fighting at the time. Now I'm finding it hard to forgive myself
04 November 2013 05:50 PM
This reader's wife can't stop apologising, and it's putting a strain on the marriage
28 October 2013 07:31 PM
14 October 2013 06:30 PM
I keep thinking this little boy could have been mine
08 October 2013 12:20 PM
My daughter tells me her friend has been taking all kinds of drugs - What should I do?
30 September 2013 05:39 PM
My half-sister is too strict on her children. But I don’t know whether to speak up.
23 September 2013 05:05 PM
There’s a fine line between street prostitution, which implies powerlessness, and the role of high-end escorts
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