Relationships

by

I have herpes and my partner and I have lost our libido

She insists I wear a condom and is going through the menopause, leading to dryness, and I am experiencing premature ejaculation My partner and I have been together for 15 years but the sex has always been a bit hit and miss. I get occasional bouts of herpes and as she is, understandably, worried about

by

Blind date: Hes an I and me conversationalist

Eugenia, 27, project manager, meets Thomas, 34, freelance journalist Eugenia on Thomas What were you hoping for?That hes not so beautiful that I clam up and cant talk. First impressions?He wouldnt have been my first choice, but maybe hell be cool. What did you talk about?Politics. And we touched on books, music and family. Any

by

Im angry that my partner is not invited to my cousins wedding

Mariella Frostrup says a woman irritated her boyfried has been excluded from a family wedding must accept that decision or decline the invitation The dilemma My cousin and I were extremely close growing up as neither of us had brothers or sisters. We spent summer holidays together and went away abroad together with our families,

by

Blind date: She thinks Im a sad, naive hipster

Did 24-year-old student Tom and headhunter Willow, 23, hit it off? Tom on Willow What were you hoping for?A story for my friends to embarrass me with at parties. First impressions?She was gorgeous, in that effortless, graceful way. What did you talk about?Older men, the Guyliners blog. Any awkward moments?Probably when I told her she

by

How the Trans-Siberian railway became the love train

Ann OLoughlin set off across the Soviet Union nearly 30 years ago, looking for adventure and a chance to practise her Russian. Instead, she met a fascinating stranger in a leather jacket in the next carriage The glasnost and Gorbachev. I had stocked up on notebooks and pens to write a journal of my travels,

by

Blind date: There may have been a peck or two

Ben, 26 advertising product manager, meets Samantha, 21, actor Ben on Samantha What were you hoping for?Someone to have a good laugh with. First impressions?Cute, and I liked her nose ring. What did you talk about?Favourite music, recent travels, our shared love of Love Island. Any awkward moments?None at all. Good table manners?Impeccable. Best thing