Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
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
16 September 2013 06:29 PM
From punishment to praise, this reader has tried almost everything to stop her son performing badly at school. But nothing's worked so far. What to do?
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
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Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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