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23 May 2016

Can a man with a long-term catheter obtain a hard on?

Hi Sue, I'm assuming this is your partner you're asking on behalf of. According to the NHS (Guy's and St Thomas'), if the man you're talking about (your partner?) was ...
19 May 2016

I want a dog for my kids but I may be allergic to them- what should I do?

Hi Les, It sounds like you might have a reaction to pet hair. If this is the case- it might not be the best thing for your health to get ...
17 May 2016

Why does my boyfriend have pictures of women in swimsuits on his phone?

Hi Lilian, It is possible that these were added to his photo album from Whatsapp. If he speaks to his friend over this app, or indeed with his other friends- ...
12 May 2016

Am I being paranoid about my long distance relationship?

Hi Kelly, It is important to keep in mind that he may just be busy which could be the cause of his lack of texting- not necessarily anything to do with ...
12 May 2016

How can I improve my long distance relationship?

Hi Twentysomething, This does sound very tiring and frustrating for you after doing it for so long. Perhaps you could make more of the time you do have together, rather ...
11 May 2016

My partner says I mollycoddle her, how can I stop?

Hi Danny, I would urge you to always be mindful of her divorce- this may make her wary about getting into another relationship too quickly. If she is still in ...
10 May 2016

How can I stop my partner's female friend driving a wedge between us?

Hi Angie, It sounds like them sleeping together meant more to her than it did him. She may feel jealous if she's currently single or if she hasn't found anyone ...
4 May 2016

Who's my real friend and who should I be careful of?

Hi Eve, It can be a lot easier to maintain friendships when you see the people at work because everyone is there already. You often don't have to put in ...
22 April 2016

Should I go to my best friend's wedding?

Hi Lucy, If you believe these guys won't bother you or bring it up, then maybe it shouldn't be any cause for concern. You might be able to get through ...
21 April 2016

Should I tell my boyfriend I saw his married friend in an STI clinic?

Hi AJ, Although it's easy to assume that he was going there for an STI test, this is something he might have contacted from his partner. Thrush can be passed ...
18 April 2016

Why won't my wife have sex with me anymore?

Hi David, Even though you are helping around the house and that is a positive gesture- what she may crave more is some intimacy again before you have sex. If ...
12 April 2016

Why do my friends want to buy her a gift when they didn't get me anything?

Hi Sue, You could ask yourself- would you have bought her a gift if you were all doing it separately? If you were- then it might work out cheaper to ...
5 April 2016

My girlfriend wants to have sex with another woman- how can I tell her I'm worried?

Hi Dan, Firstly I would say when it comes down to an individual couple- you do what feels right for you both. Some couples can survive having sex with each ...
1 April 2016

Why do I feel at war with myself?

Hi EB, It sounds like you may lack a support system here. You mention about being 'in your own head', perhaps it might help to talk to someone rather than ...
30 March 2016

How can I be more intimate with my partner?

Hi Richard, Perhaps the reason there is no spark is because you both want something that will last but can't envisage your relationship long term. Neither of you may want ...
29 March 2016

Did I make the wrong decision moving in with my partner?

Hi Aimee, Moving in with your partner can be a very stressful time. It might feel worse if this is the first time you have lived away from home or ...
17 March 2016

Why do I pass wind during sex?

Hi Sue, Humans pass wind throughout the day and night and it can happen when you least expect it too. It's not the sexiest of sounds but it's a natural ...
9 March 2016

How can I tell my needy friend to back off?

Hi Joanna, Perhaps it's time to sit down with her and tell her that it's all become too much for you and you don't want it to affect your friendship. ...
8 March 2016

We've been asked to leave our flat and I'm out of work- what should I do?

Hi Yvonne, It does sound like a lot has happened all in quick succession. What I would advise is to sit down, take a breath- think and ask yourself a ...
7 March 2016

My ex has got back in touch to apologise- should I let her say her piece?

Hi John, Perhaps her getting in touch has made you realise that you still haven't dealt with the feelings that arose in that time of your life? If you feel ...
6 March 2016

Why does my mother have no pictures of when she was pregnant with me and my sister?

Hi Julie, If you don't know why she doesn't have any pictures of herself while she was pregnant- why not ask her? There may be a perfectly good explanation for ...
6 March 2016

How can I sort out the relationship with my mother before I leave the country?

Perhaps the reason your mum is trying to push you away is because you are leaving. It might be her way of coping- the less close she is to you ...
6 March 2016

Why does my mother in law contradict my parenting skills?

Hi CM, It can be difficult for mothers when another woman becomes the centre of their son’s attention. There is a special bond between mother and son and sometimes that can ...

5 March 2016

How can I trust my partner's mother again?

Hi Kelly, Perhaps some relationship counselling would help you and partner communicate better over this issue. It sounds like there is a lot of blame being passed around here rather ...