Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
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?"
27 January 2014 02:41 PM
There’s no right or wrong when it comes to dealing with alcoholism
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more