Dear Janice, I have just had a dreadful thought that my boyfriend is going to propose on Valentine’s Day.

We have been together for five years and I do love him, but our lives are perfect the way they are.

We meet up at the weekend, he stays over a night mid-week and I don’t see any need for change.

Therefore, the thought of getting married and it all being different fills me with horror.

What do I do if he asks me the dreaded question? Suzie.

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Dear Suzie, I emailed you instantly as time is of the essence, but the likelihood is he will have already bought your engagement ring.

Relationships should evolve in so many ways, and most couples would feel that their lives had stagnated after a period of time if nothing ever changed.

There is a deeper reason you are against marriage and you must address this, not just because Valentine’s Day is looming, but for yourself and your boyfriend who clearly wants what you don’t.

You both deserve honesty and now seems like the perfect time to excavate your deepest thoughts and feelings and find out if this union has any longevity.

I really hope you find out you are on the same page, but if not, it’s kinder all round to move on.

Dear Janice, I joined a gym in January to get in shape as I overdid it big time at Christmas, but it is wall to wall with gorgeous babes. 

The good thing is, it inspires me to go every day, sometimes even twice a day.

I’ve chatted to a few (there are two crackers in particular that I really fancy) but it’s really difficult to strike up any patter because most of them wear earphones.

I thought it would be a good idea to hang about outside the changing rooms when they are leaving because they won’t be wearing earphones and that way I can start up a conversation.

What do you think? Dillon.

Dear Dillon, oh Dillon, where do I start?

You’re like a kid let loose in a sweetie shop (or these days, a vape shop)!

Friendly chat is usually welcome, but this sort of behaviour is unacceptable. Ogling women and hanging about their changing room is going to label you a sleezy gym creep.

Have you considered that wearing earphones might be their safety net keeping them from unwanted conversations or advances?

Take a step back and focus on the reasons you joined the gym. Lose the pounds you need, tone up and make your workouts all about you. This way you’ll have a better chance of attracting “the babes”.

But believe me when I tell you that if any of these so-called babes do want to chat to you, they will home in on you like an Exocet missile, and you might be the one reaching for your earphones!

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