Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
20 January 2014 05:57 PM
'There is something creepy about him and we fear she’ll get in too deep'
Virginia Ironside's dilemmas: Why should my stepmother be able to prevent me seeing my father at Christmas?
13 January 2014 03:35 PM
"The stepmother is always the easiest person to blame"
30 December 2013 07:00 PM
I have cancer, but have started to dread the assistance of one friend
16 December 2013 05:40 PM
It’s too late for them to have children, but it’s not too late for him to have children by another woman.
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
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
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