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I CONFESS: Betrayed by my lover

05 June 2010

MY FATHER WAS an alcoholic and sometimes when he drank heavily, he would "start a noise" with my mother and beat her. I always hated him for that. I despised him so much that I never told him that I loved him - because I didn't. As for my mother, I never could understand... Read More

SECRETS CORNER QUESTION: Dishonouring departed partner?

05 June 2010

NEXT WEEK: Would you be dishonouring the memory of your recently departed partner if you became involved with his best friend, given the fact that the family left behind to support is a young one? Share your views by commenting below or by calling or texting your comments... Read More

Think before you ditch mum for man

03 June 2010

Between mother and man is where Torn found herself recently. The dilemma prompted her to write to Dear Christine, asking for advice on how to balance her duty to her elderly and ailing mother who lives with her and her nearly year-old relationship. Read More

Don't punish all for the actions of some

02 June 2010

I am a student of one of Barbados Secondary Schools. I am writing this letter to give you my opinion about the picture of the school girl in the newspaper, dated March 13 and about the banning of the school children from catching the  ZR vans. Read More


01 June 2010

We welcome your feedback for this week's SECRETS CORNER question which is: What should you do if you're attracted to someone you can never be with, Read More

Struggling with children that aren't mine

01 June 2010

Dear Christine, I am writing to you because I have seen how you give good advice to people who share their problems with you. Now to my problem. My boyfriend has a seven-year-old son living with him. I also have a two-year-old son. The mother of his children had another... Read More

DEAR CHRISTINE – Caring for mum straining relationship

31 May 2010

Dear Christine: I live with my mother who is old and ailing and needs round-the-hour care. Read More

SECRETS CORNER: Minding your business

29 May 2010

THERE ARE STRONG VIEWS on both sides as to whether a partner should search the other’s cellphone directory or Facebook account. Those who see nothing wrong with doing this argue that if the person has nothing to hide, then they should not mind such searches. They ask,... Read More

I CONFESS: Let down by married lover

29 May 2010

I’M IN A DIFFICULT situation and not sure what I can do to get  out of it. My problem is that I am seriously in love with a married man. He got married only two years ago, but we were involved a few years before then. Read More

Go get a job, readers advise

27 May 2010

It’s a case of the old adage - missing the water when the well runs dry. That’s the situation LF has found herself in when she wrote Dear Christine last Monday. Read More

Saddened by husband's hatred

26 May 2010

I am a woman in my 60s. I have been married  for  26 years and we  have four children.  The trouble Christine  is that my husband does not love me. Read More

Don't give up, people care

24 May 2010

Dear Christine, My heart goes out to the lady who wrote to you about her dad’s death Read More


Missing the money from ex-boyfriend

24 May 2010

Dear Christine, I have a problem. I broke up with my boyfriend of three years. Read More


'Sick' people out there even in your own home

22 May 2010

We continue to receive confessions from women on how they were molested as girls. This is in response to our column on May 1, Molested By My Mum’s Man. The following is an edited version of one such response. MY EARLY YEARS were horrible. I lived in a home of extended... Read More


Learn how to love yourself

20 May 2010

ON Monday, May 17, 2010, a letter writer to Christine described to Christine how she felt. “I feel like a pack of bread on a shelf that everyone squeezes, but never wants,” she said. She explained that she had been dating a man for a few years and he was nice in... Read More


Overwhelmed by caring people

19 May 2010

Dear Christine, I can’t believe there are so many people who care. I wrote to you about two weeks ago, about my dad’s death and how I just couldn’t cope with it. Read More


Court clerks not helping situation

18 May 2010

Dear Christine,I hope that you are fine as this letter leaves me.I am a bit annoyed  at some of the clerks  at the Courts. Some of them give out information to persons who are pretending to be the person collecting money from court. Read More


Poor living conditions

18 May 2010

Dear Christine, Please can you help us by sending someone to prove what I am writing to you is the truth. I am renting a room at a house. When I first saw an ad in the paper for the room, I said that it sounded like a nice place to live. The landlord told me to pass... Read More


Tired of being abused by the man I love

17 May 2010

Dear Christine,I am a woman of quite a few problems. You see I’m a bad judge of character. I say that because almost all the men I have dated have abused or battered me in one form or another. Read More


SECRETS CORNER: Life after a 'horn'

14 May 2010

CAN A COUPLE ever regain that trust after one of the partners has cheated? Read More


I CONFESS: Women share similar tales

14 May 2010

I KNOW THE feeling you are going through as the same thing happened to me. I was molested. I told my grandmother about it, and she did not believe it because it was my aunt's husband who did it. Read More


Do you believe the Rock Hall squatters should be entitled to a $25 000 grant or a loan to move out of the area?