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‘Sick’ people out there  even in your own home

‘Sick’ people out there even in your own home


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...

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Learn how to love yourself

Learn how to love yourself


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 ...

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Overwhelmed by caring people

Overwhelmed by caring people


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. I saw your reply in the column Hard Time Coping With Dad’s Death dated Wednesday, May 12 ...

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Court clerks not helping situation

Court clerks not helping situation


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. There is a gentlem...

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Poor living conditions

Poor living conditions


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 ...

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Tired of being abused by the man I love

Tired of being abused by the man I love


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. Be it punching, kicking, mentally, emotionally and even s...

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SECRETS CORNER: Life after a ‘horn’

SECRETS CORNER: Life after a ‘horn’


CAN A COUPLE ever regain that trust after one of the partners has cheated? That was the question we asked readers last week.Well, to be precise, we asked: Can a relationship ever be fixed once an affair has taken place; and if so how? Well the reacti...

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I CONFESS: Women share similar tales

I CONFESS: Women share similar tales


The following are edited responses to the May 1 confession, Molested By My Mum’s Man: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 ...

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Hard time coping with dad’s death

Hard time coping with dad’s death


Dear Christine I am writing this letter with tears running down my cheeks. I don’t know if I am coming or going.Christine, I never knew how valuable life was until I lost my dad around Christmas time, and ever since I haven’t gotten over his death. I...

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Positive youth worth highlighting

Positive youth worth highlighting


Dear Christine, I have been listening  to all the talk about the youth who have gone bad. I have no doubt that much of what is being said is true, because I do know people who are in gangs and I know people who are lesbians – and I mean really young ...