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Dear Fifi: I keep trying - but how do I help my girlfriend with her career?
Dear Fifi: I found my boyfriend on dating apps but he said he was just bored... What do I do?
Dear Fifi: I committed major fraud at work - but I stand by what I did
Dear Fifi: My boyfriend has joined a new political party and I'm struggling to understand it
Dear Fifi: I think my boyfriend gave me an STI but he won't admit it
Fears of getting old and boring, plus when exactly girls become women - it's Dear Fifi
Fear about 'cancel culture', plus how to cope with seeing a former close friend around - it's Dear Fifi
Dear Fifi: How do I get over not being asked to marry him?
Dear Fifi: I'm still a virgin, how can I get it over with?
Dear Fifi: How do I cope with homesickness?
How do I ask my housemate to stop going to town on himself in the shared shower every day? It's Dear Fifi
Dealing with a scabby friend and a man who finds his new mot irritating - it's time for Dear Fifi
Secret wedding woes, making pals, a commitment-phobic long-term fella, keeping the friends after a breakup - it's Dear Fifi
Dear Fifi: I'm worried that my boyfriend enjoys taking drugs too much - what can I do?
Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?
Explaining a CV gap, the etiquette to refusing a date, and getting too comfortable being single - it's Dear Fifi
Getting f*cked around while dating, bad breath, shifting a mate and being noticed in a group - it's Dear Fifi
Dating someone who is extremely online, macking on a shy person and climate change anxiety - it's Dear Fifi
A flaky boyfriend who won't meet the parents, difficult friendship break-ups and skincare regimes - this week's Dear Fifi
Missing a bad ex but not the nice lad, losing a 30 year friendship, dealing with a wagon at work - it's Dear Fifi
Defining cheating, a husband in leggings, travelling, dating a co-worker, pics of the ex - it's Dear Fifi
Dear Fifi: My friend with benefits is messing me around - and unfortunately I'm in love with her
Dear Fifi: Even after six years, I'm convinced my fiancé isn't over his ex
Dear Fifi: Should I take a big pay cut to stay in the UK with my boyfriend?
Dear Fifi: A not-quite work affair, rebuilding confidence and getting dumped twice in quick succession
Dear Fifi: Does her cheating mean my relationship was just a lie?
Dear Fifi: I feel a lot of pressure to have a white wedding
Dear Fifi: I hate my sister's new fella
The Fear, confidence, a hen party headache and a mate's offensive tattoo - it's Dear Fifi
Dear Fifi: I'm still waiting for an apology from my ex - is this stupid?
Dear Fifi: I cheated on my husband - and honestly? I'm not sorry
Dear Fifi: How do I deal with 'imposter syndrome'?
Dear Fifi: I fear my life is going nowhere
Dear Fifi: Am I bad at sex?
A love triangle, the ethics of sending nudes and getting over jealousy - it's Dear Fifi
Dear Fifi: Is my generation doomed to be miserable?
Workplace WhatsApp groups, dating ruts, dodgy flatmates and a fear of commitment - this week's Dear Fifi advice column
Dear Fifi: My boyfriend wants to keep our relationship a secret
Dear Fifi: How do I deal with people who just really f*cking annoy me?
Dear Fifi: It’s time for another rapidfire round!