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6 October 2019

How do I deal with the disappointment of letting myself down?

Iona Russell, Life coach says, first off let me say you ARE Worthy! Please do yourself a favour and drop the label and feeling of being Miss Never. Everything is in perfect ...
1 October 2019

If he loves me as a friend first- will he ever love me as a partner?

Congratulations on meeting someone whom you obviously adore via online dating. I also really applaud your success because while we know there’s been a surge in so-called ‘silver dating’, we ...
30 September 2019

Have I scared him away with my talk of a serious relationship?

First off, I’m really sorry to hear you’ve had this painful experience, particularly as you felt things were going well. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been dating for one evening, ...
29 September 2019

How can I get over someone I fell in love with at first sight?

Decoding your email, I wonder if you’re prone to an all too familiar syndrome – being attracted to unavailable people. This means you get to bypass dating someone who will ...
28 September 2019

How can I deal with my boyfriend's insecurities and jealousy?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “Why are you still with this guy? He sounds like a complete nightmare.  You haven’t pointed to a single reason why the relationship ...
27 September 2019

How do I regain the trust in my relationship after my boyfriend lied to me?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “You are not going to want to hear this but sometimes it is best to brutal: you are in love with a liar ...
26 September 2019

How do I tell my boyfriend that I have found somewhere else to live?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: ”Well done - you are doing exactly the right thing and I congratulate you on taking decisive action and walking out on what ...
25 September 2019

Should I be worried about the relationship my wife has with her male friend?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “I feel great sympathy for you and I can understand why you are unhappy about your partner’s meetings with this widower. “First of ...
25 September 2019

How can I encourage my partner to bring in some cash?

I’m having a hard time working out whether you’re in a love relationship or whether it’s more a commercial arrangement, because everything in your eyes is about the money. To ...
24 September 2019

Should I give my ex back the jewellery he bought me while we were together?

Lucy Beresford says: A gift is a gift and, in an ideal world, is given with no strings attached. I don’t think gifts given in good faith need to be ...
17 September 2019

Should I end my relationship after what my boyfriend called me?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “The first thing to stress is that you have done absolutely wrong and you right to call your boyfriend out over his ‘disgusting ...
16 September 2019

Is it unfair to ask my partner for help with our new baby?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “There is no polite way of putting this - your partner is behaving appallingly and his sexism is like something out of the ...
15 September 2019

How can I find out if she likes me too?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “This girl sounds like a great catch - ‘attractive’, caring (putting a drunk man to bed she barely knows) and really friendly (introducing ...
14 September 2019

Is the guy at the gym just teasing me?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: “There is only one way to find out - introduce yourself to him and get to know him better. I can only assume ...
13 September 2019

Why was I excluded from their family holiday?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni: “You are right to be angry and I can see why this has cast a shadow over how you see your wife’s family. As ...
12 September 2019

Why does it feel like I can't do or say anything right these days?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni: “First of all, let’s look at the positives: it sounds like you have a very loving and considerate boyfriend who has a lot of ...
11 September 2019

Why do I feel so hurt by his past experiences with women?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni: “This is a tricky one and I can fully understand your feelings of hurt. Online relationships can be enormously fulfilling and almost as intimate ...

10 September 2019

Why is he ignoring me after we agreed we were exclusive?

I am so sorry to say that you have been duped.  This guy has said what he needed to say to get you into bed and now run for the ...
9 September 2019

How can I stop my old relationship from damaging my new one?

It’s a brave first step to reach out for advice, especially when feeling so confused.  The harsh reality is that we date at the level of our self-esteem, which in ...
8 September 2019

How can I get my family to butt out of my wedding plans?

Oh my goodness, I’m glad you got in touch, the next two years could be a nightmare for you.  It sounds as though you’ve made a really good start knowing ...
26 August 2019

How can I get on with my life after him?

Thank you for your message. It sounds like you had a different expectation of the relationship to the man. He has been clear with you that he wants you to ...
25 August 2019

Is it unfair of me to put my friends in the middle of an argument?

Hi, Firstly thanks for writing in. There seems to be a lot of drama and it sounds exhausting as the friendship group has been established for a long time. The ...
24 August 2019

Do I need to tell my boyfriend that I kissed someone else?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: "What a mess! "Let's start with your boyfriend. He has trust issues because he has been cheated on in the past and he ...
23 August 2019

How can I stop myself from thinking my girlfriend is going to leave me?

Sex and relationship expert Jessica Leoni said: "You have been through a bruising experience in your previous marriage. Your ex-wife cheated on you. Understandably, you have trust issues with your ...