Design for Life: I’m hurt because my ex is now with another woman

This week, clinical hypnotherapist Fiona Brennan advises a reader who feels humiliated by the aftermath of his break-up

I’m very supportive of LGBTQ+ rights, but I’ve been shocked at how humiliated and hurt I feel. Picture: Getty

Dear Expert,

I'm a 50-year-old male who spent ten years in a relationship with my ex. When we broke up three years ago, it was extremely painful. But I thought we did it for the right reasons – we had grown apart, and were being honest with each other about that fact.

In recent months, she has been everywhere on social media with her new partner, who is a woman. I’m very supportive of LGBTQ+ ...