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I want to take up playing the drums like my dad but my mom will refuse because dad wasn't really the best role model for us. What do I do?

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18 August 2014 (F age 18-21 - This is an unusual question but- I'm a 15 year old girl and I want to take up playing the drums. I've been thinking about this for a while so it's not a 'spur of the moment ' thing. The only problem is that my dad is a professional drummer and he left me, Mum and my sister 6 ... (117 words

I was bullied in school and can't seem to let go of my anger!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 22-25 - As a child, I was bullied at primary school, and my first years of secondary school. I am an adult now, and yet I still seem to be harbouring a lot of anger for the childhood bullies. I frequently get feelings like how dare they have treated me like that, and what was it about ... (151 words

I want to get married soon but don't know how to tell my mum

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 1157 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - How do I tell my mum I want to get married soon? So I've been seeing my bf for a year now. He's really sweet and totally into me and wants us to get married in a few years soon. I love him and we make each other happy. He's now ready and wants to meet my mum but... (206 words

My partner has had enough of moodiness and wants to move out. How do I convince him not to end things?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 1157 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 41-50 - I've been in a relationship for 3.5 years and living together for 2.5. I've just been dumped and I am devastated ! For months we've been arguing about money and a lack of quality time together...he has four children from a previous marriage and I work away a lot. Recently i'd ... (185 words

How do you get over the disappointment of not being able to do what you want for a few years?

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 1157 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 30-35 - My boyfriend and I are both in our early thirties. We've been together nearly two years. We both would love to buy a house, get married and start a family. However, we both started out late in our careers. We lived together for a year, but recently moved home to our parents ... (290 words

Why do people have issues with adoption?

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18 August 2014 (F age 36-40 - I grew up in a household that was very strict and very religious. When my school taught sex-ed, they separated the boys from the girls in grades 6-12. Now, that makes sense because when you're young, puberty is scary and embarrassing and you're more likely to ask certain ... (991 words

Is everyone guilty of victim blaming in some way?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 1156 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 30-35 - I know this is controversial, but I've been discussing it with my boyfriend and some female friends that I have. It's hard to get insight from guys I know because they just "leave it alone". I would LOVE to get insight from social workers or police, but of course, that's not ... (900 words

I think he likes me but then he'll just leave me and high and dry. What's the deal?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 1157 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - So Aunts and Uncles, here it goes. I met my best friends brother while he vacationed down here in Texas from New Jersey. We got on well, I thought. But he wouldnt make eye contact. Wouldnt stand close to me or even walk by me. He took my son and I out and spent the day wi... (429 words

What can I do with this rather odd employee?

This question has 15 answers - newest was posted 1155 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 30-35 - Hello. I am a manager for a small store that has about 20 employees, most of whom are full-time. They tend to have consistent shifts/days, and most people have been there for 2-3 years so they are a pretty tight-knit group. I have hired some new people, but my turnover is low ... (969 words

Flirting and Dating Ends Too Soon

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - I have this pattern in my relationships that's driving me crazy and really upsetting me. I will meet a guy either randomly, through an activity I'm involved in or in our group of aquaintences. So we'll start off flirting and it's fun and I like it. He'll take me on a few dates ... (404 words

Worried that stretch marks are going to ruin my body, even after I've dropped 3 stone. Advice?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 1156 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 18-21 - This is quite a common problem and I need some advice on it. I am a young teen girl verging on being 18, and some of you may of read from my previous questions that I am trying to lose weight. Its going very well I have gone from 13 stone to almost 12 in le... (422 words

He said his ex was better than me and then said he only said that in anger! What should I do?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - I met a guy via facebook 1 and half years ago. he becomes friend with me .almost from the first he wanted to do phone sex with me. He said he had no girlfriend. we met few times. then one day he told that he had few time did sex with a girl with whom he had relation. but he now ... (246 words

I want to move on from my crush!

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18 August 2014 (F age 22-25 - Hello everyone! Thank you for taking your time out to read this. I'm a 17 year old girl, and basically...I'm pretty sure I'm straight but there's this one girl in my entire social circle that I am madly in love with. I'm not interested in girls at ALL, (not that there's ... (352 words

Is it possible to get tested for cold sores when a sore isn't present?

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18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - AKA HSV-1. I don't have any symptoms now, but in the past I had a few things that I thought could be a cold sore but I was never 100% sure that it was. Like I had a sore or pimple on the edge of my lip before; never knew what it really was I think I popped it. Then I've had ... (193 words

I love my boyfriend but feel like something is missing. Is this normal after the honeymoon phase has passed?

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18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - I've been dating my boyfriend for a little more than a year now. We've had one disagreement but it was very civil, we got over it, and it wasn't what I would consider a "fight" Long story short, I feel like I love him very dearly and could easily spend forever with him... (204 words

Our marriage is growing apart and I think he may want a younger woman.

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 1153 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 41-50 - My marriage is falling apart i have been married to my husband for 5 years and the last 18 months we seem to have grown apart there is no sexual contact if he kisses me to say goodnight or goodbye its like he doesn't want to kiss me on the lips i think we have had sex about 4 ... (212 words

A guy I work with doesn't get nervous when he talks to me. Does that mean he isn't as attracted to me?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 22-25 - Ok there's this guy I work with a few years older to myself, who is also single, who I get the impression may be attracted to me. He is only at my work place twice a month - he works at another store. He always tries to talk to me and I feel he looks right into my eyes when ... (258 words

They say your first kiss is your best, how do I get over the fact that I'm not my boyfriend's first?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - This is driving me insane....can anyone help please? So me and my bf are in love but recently I've been getting really insecure about his past especially the fact that I wasn't his first kiss but he was mine. It never bothered me before but I accidentally stumbled upon some stu... (151 words

Boyfriend hardly wants sex anymore!

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 30-35 - I have been with my boyfriend for almost 5 months now and lately I feel our sex life had already gone downhill. When I first started dating him, I made him wait to sleep with me after a couple weeks and once we did it was amazing, he told me that his sex drive is very high and ... (533 words

The girl I like hardly replies to my texts, but once I stopped texting she wanted to know why I was ignoring her! What does this mean?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (M age 22-25 - I Like this girl very much! and its been almost 3years i haven't admittd it....yet!I think she knows that i have a crush on her. we 'used' to chat a lot, but then after a while she hardly replies to my text! so, i stopped texting her for the past 2 months..... and 2days ag... (96 words

My recovering drug addicted boyfriend has gone AWOL .... again!

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 1156 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 30-35 - Hi everyone I come here in despair, hoping to gain some insight from objective people. I have been dating a guy who is a recovering drug addict. We have been together for just over three months. At the beginning of our relationship, he disappeared for almost a week. I... (432 words

High school, girls, and phobias, Oh my!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (M age 18-21 - Hello aunts and uncles, long time no see. Like, 2 months. Well, I have a new problem, and this is going to annoy me until I get an answer, so your support would be appreciated. In about a week, 10th grade is starting for me, and by God, I got thing left and right waiting fo... (352 words

He gives me stability, but there is a 30 year age gap!

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18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - Dear cupid, I need help , I was talking to a much older man without any real touchy it could be more then friends but i think in catching feelings and I'm afraid to be judged since he is so much older i am 26 he is 55 I might also mention i have a child who in raising alone ... (78 words

We agreed to be exclusive, she says sex with another woman doesn't count!

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 1157 days ago

18 August 2014 (M age 26-29 - I've been with a woman for about a month, we just recently had the talk and decided to be exclusive but not official. Deciding to take things slow. Last night she decided to attempt to see if she could do anything sexually with another woman. She said she couldn't and that ... (85 words

My ex boyfriend wont pay back money I lent him!

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 1150 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 36-40 - I recently asked my ex to payback some money he owes me. It's not much (150 dollars) but still, I think it is only fair he pays me back. I know he is strapped on cash and I am doing much better financially, but I don't understand how someone could think it is okay to borrow ... (137 words

Why is my married coworker so hot and cold with me?

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 1145 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 22-25 - After 8 months, I finally returned to the place I used to work. The last time I was there, I became good friends with a man, let's call him Mike. Mike pretty much taught me everything I knew when I first started the job. He is about 10 years older than me, married with one ... (545 words

I really like him but I don't want to text him again because I don't want to look desperate!

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 1158 days ago

18 August 2014 (F age 26-29 - I saw this guy on my brothers engagement cause he was the photographer. He knew that day I was his sister and he is a really nice guy. He became my friend on Facebook after that but we never spoken. After 2 years he became friends on instagram and I liked his photos and he ... (260 words

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