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I am sleeping with my housemate. This was a bad idea, but I am very attracted to him | Leading questions
This man has told you how low to set your expectations, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, so try to extinguish your crush

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11, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Should I be content with my engagement? Suddenly I’m nervous … | Leading questions
Making a big choice means declining an alternative future, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Is it the loss of possibility that’s troubling you?

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05, Aug, 2022 @12:10 AM

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My husband is perpetually grumpy and I’m desperate for some light relief. What can I do? | Leading questions
Bitterness can be a mood-setter, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, but you can separate your emotional experience from his

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29, Jul, 2022 @1:52 AM

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I can’t have my mum in my life any more. But how do I actually walk away? | Leading questions
Nobody cuts their mother out lightly, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. You’ve already shown bravery to get to this point

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21, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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My husband and I have separated. So why do I find it impossible to get a divorce? | Leading questions
You might have hit a comfortable stasis or maybe divorce feels hostile, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Whatever it is, you sound ready for a next chapter

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14, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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My best friend is stuck in a rut but I’ve grown up. Do I let this friendship go or keep trying? | Leading questions
Trying to change someone is a recipe for frustration, says advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Stop hoping for change and you could find a renaissance within your friendship

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07, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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I’m a recovering addict and my wife keeps telling our family and friends. Is she right? | Leading questions
Addiction has two victims, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith: the person using and the person supporting them. Your wife needs support too so both of you can recover together

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30, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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My wife and daughter boss me around. How do I deal with this? | Leading questions
Dominating people seldom realise what they’re doing, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. It can make for a dangerous dynamic – but dynamics can change

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24, Jun, 2022 @1:54 AM

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Stranded at an airport for 24 hours, the only spirit of Australia I saw was between passengers | Eleanor Gordon-Smith
As an Australian living overseas, my relationship with Qantas has always been exactly the one they want to sell. Not any more

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17, Jun, 2022 @4:45 AM

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I’m wondering if my mother has dyslexia. Should I tell her or let things be? | Leading questions
Loved ones aren’t in the position to diagnose each other, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith – but perhaps raise the general idea of different mental experiences

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10, Jun, 2022 @12:33 AM

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Staying in an emotionally sterile relationship for financial reasons is lonely, but is it the best I can hope for? | Leading questions
Caught between two bad choices, the best option might be to choose the pain you at least feel like you have authored, says Eleanor Gordon-Smith

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02, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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I cancelled my wedding because my fiance hid his weed use. How do I know if I can trust him again? | Leading questions
Having real trust is not the same as having proof, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith. You must choose which you want

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26, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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