I keep thinking about my ex-boyfriend and I am worried I will fail my degree

DEAR DEIDRE: IT is impossible to concentrate on my studies.

I’m a 19-year-old girl and have always worked hard.

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But lately, I haven’t been able to focus.

Some parts of my course are very difficult for me.

I sit for hours just staring at my books or a blank screen, thinking about the past, people who’ve hurt me – like my ex-boyfriend – and worrying about the future.

If I don’t sort this out, I’m worried I’ll flunk my university degree.

Please help me get back on track.

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DEIDRE SAYS:  You’ve got yourself into a vicious cycle.

It’s important to talk to someone about the things that are worrying you, so they don’t distract you when you try to study.

Please contact The Mix for under-25s (themix.org.uk, telephone 0808 808 4994) for confidential help.

Talk to your tutor too and ask for extra time and support.

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