I’m facing a difficult family Christmas juggling baby joy and heartache

I’m facing a difficult family Christmas juggling baby joy and heartache »

10 Dec, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I have a very tricky Christmas coming up. It should be wonderful, as my son and his wife have a new

Dear Coleen: ‘I just can’t cope with his kids and our own baby ‘

Dear Coleen: ‘I just can’t cope with his kids and our own baby ‘ »

30 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’ve been with my partner almost a year. When I met him he and his wife had split up two months

‘I’m a 70-year-old widow but I won’t give up on finding love again’

‘I’m a 70-year-old widow but I won’t give up on finding love again’ »

23 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I turned 70 earlier this year and I’m on my own after I was widowed four years ago.

It was

Who keeps the engagement ring after a break-up – what the law actually says

Who keeps the engagement ring after a break-up – what the law actually says »

22 Nov, 2018
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If you’ve been on any social media platform this week, you may have seen that Paris Hilton and her fiance Chris Zylka have

‘Help! I think I’m going to break my fiancé’s heart”

‘Help! I think I’m going to break my fiancé’s heart” »

22 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I got engaged a year ago, but not long afterwards I had to move abroad for six months to work on

‘I have big regrets about dumping my first serious girlfriend’

‘I have big regrets about dumping my first serious girlfriend’ »

21 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I ended things with my girlfriend a few months ago and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about her since.

‘I slept with stranger on work trip but don’t know if I should tell my husband’

‘I slept with stranger on work trip but don’t know if I should tell my husband’ »

19 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’m a married woman in my 30s and my husband and I have no children. A couple of months ago, I

Dear Coleen – ‘I find it impossible to say no but I’m struggling too’

Dear Coleen – ‘I find it impossible to say no but I’m struggling too’ »

18 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’m a single woman in my 40s with two grown-up sons and I’m the person everyone comes to for advice and

‘Local gossips down the pub all say my husband’s having an affair’

‘Local gossips down the pub all say my husband’s having an affair’ »

17 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’ve been married for 45 years to the love of my life and we have four ­children and seven grandchildren.

However,

Is your smartphone becoming the virtual third wheel in your relationship?

Is your smartphone becoming the virtual third wheel in your relationship? »

14 Nov, 2018
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Has your smartphone become the third wheel in your relationship? Is the very thing that once brought you and your partner together now

‘My husband hates talking about his affair – and it’s making me fear the worst’

‘My husband hates talking about his affair – and it’s making me fear the worst’ »

8 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’ve been married for nearly 20 years and my relationship is in a good place.

However, 10 years ago my

Since our whirlwind marriage she’s just sponged off me

Since our whirlwind marriage she’s just sponged off me »

8 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

Just over a year ago, I met a great woman – gorgeous, sexy and smart, and I fell hopelessly in love

I slept with the local flirt and my wife chucked me out

I slept with the local flirt and my wife chucked me out »

7 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

My wife threw me out recently and I desperately want her back, but she’s not having any of it. The long

How pregnant woman discovered husband cheating with their daughter’s teacher

How pregnant woman discovered husband cheating with their daughter’s teacher »

7 Nov, 2018
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A woman pregnant with her second child discovered her husband of six years was cheating with their daughter’s school teacher – and found

My boyfriend is jealous and unreasonable when I’m seeing my friends

My boyfriend is jealous and unreasonable when I’m seeing my friends »

5 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I have a boyfriend, but I’m starting to question the relationship. We’ve been dating for about three years, but I’ve always

Man who had sex with his bridesmaid explains why he continues to cheat on wife

Man who had sex with his bridesmaid explains why he continues to cheat on wife »

5 Nov, 2018
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A man who cheated on his wife with their bridesmaid, then had a long affair with another woman, has revealed his reasons for

I’m caught between mum and dad after their split

I’m caught between mum and dad after their split »

2 Nov, 2018
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Dear Coleen

My parents divorced a couple of years ago after mum found out my dad was having an affair with another woman.

I’m thinking of ending it all after I split with girlfriend of seven years

I’m thinking of ending it all after I split with girlfriend of seven years »

31 Oct, 2018
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Dear Coleen

After my wife died I was in a ­relationship with another woman for seven years. However we broke up a few

Woman breaks up with boyfriend – a few days later something unbelievable happens

Woman breaks up with boyfriend – a few days later something unbelievable happens »

28 Oct, 2018
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Break-ups are never easy, one person is always left crying and everyone feels rubbish.

And if it’s not a sad break-up, then it’s

‘My wife and I resent each other – but she went mad when I suggested separating’

‘My wife and I resent each other – but she went mad when I suggested separating’ »

14 Oct, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’ve been married to my wife for 20 years and we have two children, aged 13 and 15.

Our relationship has

‘I’m a woman of 44 and I’ve struggled for years to have a baby’

‘I’m a woman of 44 and I’ve struggled for years to have a baby’ »

11 Oct, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I’m a woman of 44 and I’ve struggled for years, without success, to have a baby.

My husband and

Woman brands her single sister-in-law ‘childish’ for Christmas present request

Woman brands her single sister-in-law ‘childish’ for Christmas present request »

9 Oct, 2018
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Christmas can be a bit of a nightmare if you have a large extended family to buy presents for.

If you

Furious woman ‘can’t accept’ reason partner had a vasectomy

Furious woman ‘can’t accept’ reason partner had a vasectomy »

9 Oct, 2018
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There are a few reasons men might choose to have vasectomies – and, in some cases, they’re reversable.

One woman says

Dear Coleen – ‘I am thinking of leaving my husband of 40 years for bingo fling’

Dear Coleen – ‘I am thinking of leaving my husband of 40 years for bingo fling’ »

7 Oct, 2018
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Dear Coleen

Over the past three years, my husband of 40 years has really started to grate on me.

He’s always been loud

Mum’s shock over ‘vile’ anniversary card sparks heated debate

Mum’s shock over ‘vile’ anniversary card sparks heated debate »

5 Oct, 2018
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When it comes to posts on Mumsnet, many of the topics can be incredibly personal but they often spark debate amongst users.

But

I’m worried my drunk soon-to-be father-in-law will ruin my wedding day

I’m worried my drunk soon-to-be father-in-law will ruin my wedding day »

4 Oct, 2018
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Dear Coleen

I don’t get on with my soon-to-be father-in-law.

I’m getting married just before Christmas and, while I should be looking forward

Woman sends genius text to every ex after break-ups – but replies may be brutal

Woman sends genius text to every ex after break-ups – but replies may be brutal »

4 Oct, 2018
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Knowing the appropriate way to behave after a break-up can be difficult.

Do you stay friends? Do you delete them off every social

Caitlyn Jenner's Partner, Sophia Hutchins, Wouldn't Call Relationship Romantic

Caitlyn Jenner's Partner, Sophia Hutchins, Wouldn't Call Relationship Romantic »

3 Oct, 2018
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Caitlyn Jenner and her rumored girlfriend, Sophia Hutchins, apparently have more of a mutual partnership than a true romance … according to Sophia

Mum’s despair as ‘satanic’ mother-in-law steals her shoes – but won’t admit it

Mum’s despair as ‘satanic’ mother-in-law steals her shoes – but won’t admit it »

29 Sep, 2018
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Getting along with the in-laws can be a real challenge.

Even though you’re now family, it doesn’t always mean you see eye to

Mum ‘mortified’ by husband’s inappropriate comment to waitress at restaurant

Mum ‘mortified’ by husband’s inappropriate comment to waitress at restaurant »

28 Sep, 2018
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Date night with your partner is supposed to be an opportunity for some quality time together.

But a mum claims her husband put