I've seen another side to my girlfriend since she moved in and we're always arguing

DEAR DEIDRE: SINCE my girlfriend moved in I’ve seen another side to her.

She’s a massive drinker and downs two bottles of wine every night.


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I’m 47 and she’s 39.

I have a daughter who my girlfriend hates.

Every time I get in from work, my partner begs me to go to the shop to buy her more cheap wine.

Sometimes I go but on occasions I say no because I’m tired.

Then we end up in an argument.

My daughter is going to university near where we live and she has said she wants to live with us.

But my girlfriend says she can’t face having my daughter living here for three years while she studies.

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DEIDRE SAYS:  In a quiet moment, explain to your girlfriend that her drinking is worrying.

Urge her to get some help by contacting charity We Are With You (wearewithyou.org.uk).

You deserve to be with somebody who has more respect for you and your daughter.

Only you can decide who lives with you. If your girlfriend doesn’t like it, perhaps it’s time to move on

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