Virginia Ironside is an agony aunt, columnist and author. She writes the weekly Dilemmas column for The Independent.
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?
09 September 2013 03:27 PM
Whenever this reader's sister calls from Dubai the conversation quickly turns into an attack. She's tempted to cut off all contact, but this is her only living relative
02 September 2013 04:50 PM
I know I can’t force my mother to like her, but obviously I don’t want to hurt her
26 August 2013 05:56 PM
I've broken up with my son's father and fallen in love with another man. I want him to move in, but he has a poor relationship with my 5-year-old boy. What should I do?
19 August 2013 04:36 PM
I'm soon to give birth - but have the chance of starting work as soon as possible. My husband has said he could look after the baby. Shall I let him take control?
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