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Hilary Freeman

Hilary Freeman has been an agony aunt for 20 years, working for newspapers, magazines and websites, as well as appearing on TV and radio. She is an award-wining national newspaper newspaper journalist and has written seven novels for teenagers and young adults, which have been shortlisted for several awards. She also lectures in journalism and works as a media consultant. Hilary lives in Camden Town with her partner and their daughter.

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Features

What does a Jew look like?

When the mainstream press publishes a Jewish story, how do they illustrate it? With Charedi Jews photographed from behind

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
What does a Jew look like?
'What’s most important is that you talk to each other about your feelings, and that you go through this whole process together. '
Family

Ask Hilary: Will breast op affect my marriage?

Our Agony Aunt advises a woman scared about her preventative mastectomy

Thursday, August 31, 2017
Ask Hilary: Will breast op affect my marriage?
There's no need to be jealous of an au pair just because she's young, pretty and nice
Family

Ask Hilary: I'm jealous of the au pair

Our agony aunt advises a mum with low self esteem

Thursday, August 17, 2017
Ask Hilary: I'm jealous of the au pair
Family

Ask Hilary: I’ve lost my faith

Our agony aunt advises a woman struggling with grief

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Ask Hilary: I’ve lost my faith
Abigail Morris
Interviews

‘I love this job so much’

The Jewish Museum in Camden has just been granted National Portfolio status by the Arts Council. Hilary Freeman met its boss, Abigail Morris

Monday, August 7, 2017
‘I love this job so much’
Family

Grandma's forcing Barbies on my little girls

Contrasting values lead to a Barbie broigus

Friday, July 21, 2017
Grandma's forcing Barbies on my little girls
Will an ultimatum make him propose?
Features

Ask Hilary: Why won't he propose?

Our agony aunt advises a woman who thinks it's time for her boyfriend to make a commitment.

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Ask Hilary: Why won't he propose?
Family

Ask Hilary: My son ate treif at a party

Our agony aunt advises a mum whose son was served non-kosher nuggets, and a wife struggling with her husband's ill health

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Ask Hilary: My son ate treif at a party
North or South?
Features

Ask Hilary: Why won't he move north?

Our Agony Aunt dispenses advice to a worried newly-wed and a barmitzvah boy with bickering parents.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Ask Hilary: Why won't he move north?
At war over politics?
Features

Ask Hilary: We're arguing about politics

Agony Aunt Hilary Freeman advises a warring couple and a woman with a flirtatious friend.

Friday, May 26, 2017
Ask Hilary: We're arguing about politics