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a newspaper columnist who answers questions and offers advice on personal problems to people who write in

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The agony aunt suggests the fan should listen to his wife and hold off from naming the child after Agbonlahor or Benteke - in case they get trransferred to another club.
AGONY AGAIN: The | |series was reborn on the BBC in 1995 The opening series was co-created and written by real life agony aunt Anna Raeburn, known for her late night phone-in on Capital Radio in London.
I've been an agony aunt for 40 years," says Denise, "and I've seen human behaviour and human predicaments change over those 40 years.
Maybe she wanted to be out of this world and I've stopped her, and I think that was the moment when the fearful responsibility of being an agony aunt really hit me for the first time.
The 79-year-old, who has been dishing out advice from the This Morning sofa for more than 20 years, told Desert Island Discs host Kirsty Young it made her realise the "responsibility" of being an agony aunt.
Fellow agony aunt Virginia Ironside says: "She was a celebrity - a star and a big personality.
The People's Rachael is the most up-front agony aunt in Britain.
Letters sent to the Agony Aunt column in the first half of 2005 were compiled, they were examined using content analysis of qualitative methods, and it was tried to reveal the self-disclosure skills in these letters.
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The finalists, who also feature an agony aunt and a former Welsh soap actress, will face the public vote for the first time next Saturday.
Since then she's written an autobiography, become an after-dinner speaker and been the agony aunt for men's mag Zoo.
Unlike other print sources used, the Agony Column provides a highly structured set of data, since each Agony letter involves a problem, an Agony Aunt, and a "solution.
District Court Central District of California lifted a temporary injunction obtained by the radio agony aunt that had forced IEG to remove the pictures within hours after they went on the Internet last Friday.
Denise Robertson will be sharing her life experiences - and unrivalled advice - on her home turf in March Sunderland-born Denise Robertson is perhaps best known as the resident agony aunt on the ITV show This Morning, appearing since its first ever broadcast on October 3, 1988 - but the writer and broadcaster's credentials go back even further.
30PM Loose Women Record agony aunt Coleen Nolan, left, is back on the panel of a new series of the topical show, discussing the issues that matter.