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Agony Aunt

A general term for an advice columnist for a periodical or media program. "Agony” refers to personal problems and "aunt” refers to a trusted person who offers comfort and advice.
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While some feel Aamir is merely playing Agony Uncle for the sake of TRPs even as the channel rakes it in using his Bollywood stardom to grab eyeballs, others feel at least someone has made a start in a desirable direction.
He was known as an Agony Uncle because people would come to him with their problems.
His career as an agony uncle came about when the agony aunt on Just Seventeen magazine started receiving letters from male readers.
ZOO magazine has issued an unreserved apology after a heartbroken man was advised in celebrity agony uncle Danny Dyer's column to cut his ex-girlfriend's face.
The Life and the Soul of the Party is the seventh book from the Birmingham-based author who has also worked as an agony uncle.
I know you are not that sort of agony uncle, but I have got myself into a bit of a pickle and could do with some advice.
Shock-jock Jeremy Kyle has become Britain's most controversial agony uncle as he dishes out no-holds-barred advice to listeners who pour out their hearts on Virgin Radio.
And it's Todd who surprisingly turns agony uncle, reminding her how devastated she was when she lost baby Billy.
oa gi Alex Hooper-Hodson, our teen agony uncle and author of The Boy Files, gives his view on Stacie's situation VE wF VERY few of us worry about whether we're girls or boys.
We've teamed up with Bobby Lane, business agony uncle and an accountant at Shelly Stock Hutter LLP, to help you get it right and give you the answers to the questions your bank is most likely to ask.
I'm currently hooked on Jeremy Kyle, an Agony Uncle who earns a very good living from shouting at chavs.