Ask Gerri

Welcoimageme to my Ask Gerri Page.

I just want to say this is not a counselling or advice page.  This is a page for people like you to write to me with your problems and see replies that are informative, rather than advisory, based on general counselling principles.

Please feel free to write to me at with the subject heading  “Ask Gerri” or use the form on the right.

All letters are posted anonymously.  I’m sorry but I can’t send any personal replies.

Electronic Devices and Christmas

I’m organising a family Christmas at my house this year; there will be fourteen of us including four teenagers. I’m ...
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We Can’t Agree On a Holiday

My partner and I are trying to arrange a holiday for next year. The problem is we can’t agree on ...
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My Best Friend’s Boyfriend is Cheating on Her

Last week I saw my best friend’s boyfriend with another woman. This woman’s been trying to get her hands on ...
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The Expectations of Others at Christmas (Or Any Time of Year)

I’m worried because my husband’s parents are coming for Christmas and my mother in law likes everything to be perfect ...
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Boxing Day Family Row

Boxing Day was terrible because my auntie and my sister had an enormous row. My mother had been in tears ...
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Christmas and Stress

I love Christmas but we have two kids and we both work full time. There’s so much to do and ...
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My Man is Depressed

I think my man’s depressed but it’s difficult to talk to him about his feelings. Every time I try he ...
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What Other People Think

I worry too much about what other people think... I know we're not supposed to care and just 'be ourselves' ...
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My Partner Overworks

My partner overworks. She’s happy doing what she does and she’s so fulfilled but it’s all she talks about outside ...
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