Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
14 April 2014 04:55 PM
"He probably genuinely wants to be caring towards his old mum, and imagines that your offering to help him move is some kind of penance"
07 April 2014 06:19 PM
"You can’t just leap from being adoring lovers to being friends overnight"
31 March 2014 02:14 PM
"If you make a deliberate attempt to smile at people in the street – you’ll be surprised how many people smile back"
24 March 2014 05:12 PM
'He's said he'll kill their cats and poison their children's minds unless she returns'
17 March 2014 05:18 PM
"I suspect that these old friends, to whom you both used to be so close, remind you of behaviour that you now find somewhat reprehensible"
10 March 2014 05:39 PM
'He takes us out and spoils us rotten, but sometimes I'd just like the cash'
24 February 2014 05:16 PM
"Each day he lies I despise him more and more"
17 February 2014 05:56 PM
"We are on top of each other all the time and we’re often arguing"
10 February 2014 06:02 PM
"He goes into his shell when I mention anything like this to him"
03 February 2014 06:33 PM
"There was so much about how thoughtless I was. How can I stop feeling guilty?"
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