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“I hate my needy girlfriend but I can’t leave her. Help.” Proper Advice for Real Change.

I am a 30-year-old man in a professional job. My career is going well, but the one thing in my life I am not enjoying is my relationship. My girlfriend, 25, has a beautiful five-year-old daughter, who I adore, and … Continue reading

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“I followed a pop star to his hotel when I was 15 and he abused me. I’m still angry.” Proper Advice for Real Change

“Recent investigations into Jimmy Savile and others make me want to tell you about what happened 38 years ago. At 15 I was ‘in love’ with a member of a glam-rock band. I’d never had a boyfriend but collected pictures … Continue reading

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“I’m an ex-pat in Spain being bullied by my aggressive Brit neighbour. Shall I murder him?” Proper Advice from a Psychoanalytic Viewpoint

I live in Spain, and my problem comes from people who have holiday homes here and think they own the place, ignoring and upsetting the permanent residents here (like me). There is a particularly obnoxious army officer who drops into … Continue reading

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