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Breaking up: Help and advice

She's going into an arranged marriage, unhappy with the man. Please help!

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21 September 2017 (F - I am an Indian. In our culture arrange marriage system is prevalent. Recently my best friend got engaged to someone. Her parents found that guy for her. Its been an year but not a day passed when she didn't complain about him. She always tells me ...

Is this something I can fix by correcting a few actions in our relationship? Do I give her space and trust that she will end up with me? What do I do?

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted today

20 September 2017 (M - My gf of 1.5 years recently told me that she likes a guy from work as as more than friends but is unsure about what to do. She said she loves me and she doesn't love him because it is too early to tell. She said she recognizes that it is unfair to ...

Heart says carry on, head says we are now toxic! Advice needed!

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted yesterday

19 September 2017 (F - Hi. So my 8 year relationship seems to be at its end and I've been given an ultimatum. We split up or we stay together and try to make it work. Some background, we are a young couple, we have been together from a young age and have been through ...

We've had rough times but seem to want only us! But his marijuana use is a problem for me!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

19 September 2017 (F - Hi, everyone. Hope everyone is doing well. I have been with my boyfriend for almost 5 years now. And we seem to love each other so much. And i sat seem becuz we say we love each other to the max but we do many things to hurt each other. And find it ...

I want to marry this woman and find it hard to let her go! Please help!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted yesterday

18 September 2017 (M - Help help help. In a previous column I told everyone about how my x dumped me after 3 1/2 years by text. I also found that she had a dating profile. We talked on the phone. She says she feels like a horrible person for what she did and we had long ...

My girlfriend wont cut ties with her ex!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted yesterday

17 September 2017 (M - This might be a bit long. After a few relationships, i decided to try and get together with a girl recommended to me by my friend's girlfriend. I'll call her Agnes. This happened great, especially the first 3/4 months - we had our issues to ir...

My ex came back into my life only to leave again!

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted yesterday

17 September 2017 (F - He reached out to me after about 6 months of not speaking, during that time he was dating someone else. We ended up meeting up to talk, and we had great conversation. He apologized for things that wet wrong with us and opened up to me that "he just ...

Ex-boyfriend (considerably older) left me for someone else while being on holiday. I don't understand it and am now thinking of asking for closure.

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

14 September 2017 (F - Hi, will try to keep this as short as I can. A little background: A few months ago I met a charming older man (49 years old) and what began as a short romance started developing into something more serious and longer, with him (he lived in a diffe...

Will this breakup mend?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

13 September 2017 (F - I've just split with my ex a week ago over argument. I have an 11-month-old baby. When I asked if any chance getting back together he says don't know. Then when I ask well would u like to he says I ain't saying no. Maybe down the line. I'm so con...

Feeling the pain but finding it hard to let go

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 7 days ago

13 September 2017 (M - Hi, I went through an extremely bad breakup lately and it has left me reeling worse than any other breakup and has shaken my confidence, as well as my desire to date. But the worst is that I still contain feelings for the girl even though she did ...

Am I wrong to draw a line under this?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

13 September 2017 (F - I was dating a guy for almost two years and in March of this year my father got really sick from cancer. He passed away sadly at the end of April. The guy I was with was a complete ass towards me when my father had passed away. And during April I ...

Am I moving on too fast? And how and when do I tell the new guy about my past and the fact that my ex still lives in the same house as me?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

13 September 2017 (F - I have recently split with my partner of 8 years , we have fallen out of love and we both thought it was the best decision to cut it off. He still lives in the same house as me though in seperate rooms and he still helps with shopping/lifts etc - ...

What's this guy trying to say?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

12 September 2017 (F - What's this guy playing at? I've been seeing a guy for about 3 months as a no strings attached, it's sort of become FWB as we've gotten to know on another. I've never thought he's wanted more as he's never suggested a date or anything. We hav...

Why do many lesbian relationships end by going on the rebound?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

12 September 2017 (F - I've got a general question about relationships and wonder if anyone else can relate to what I'm going through. I am a 33 year old lesbian. I've dated women since I was 18, but one thing I have never understood about women, particularly lesbians, is ...

I moved to be nearer to her, now she has broken up with me.

This question has 25 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

11 September 2017 (M - I'm fifty years old and moved over a year ago to be near my girlfriend she is 48 and I thought she was the love of my life. Suddenly she started saying she was busy all of the time and tired So I havnt seen her in two weeks. Tonight she broke up ...

My crush is being weird!

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

10 September 2017 (M - last week I ended pulling a gorgeous female while I was out with my friends, and we seem to have a lot in common with each other, she always liked me at school, but for some reason we didn't end up getting together, now we are, she sent me a friend ...

I had a friend check on what he told me and he cut ties with me. Did I do something wrong?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

10 September 2017 (F - I met a guy online 4 months ago. All along he has been telling me about the particular company he works for and has talked about work at great length because he works really long hours. I have a friend who works for the same company. I told her ...

I 'almost' had a relationship, what's going on, s he being cautious?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

10 September 2017 (F - I am very confused. An "almost relationship" probably best describes what we were. We were close friends prior to any feelings developing. We were not physically intimate, there was a lot of cuddling and closeness when he invited me over. But he ...

Heartbroken even though I dumped him and now I want him to chase me and get me back

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

9 September 2017 (F - I need your help folks. I was seeing a guy who was coming out of a marriage. He was single for about 8 months and we started seeing each other. Both of us knew each other locally and we were both surprised when we got to know each other and ...

I often think fondly of my ex but don't want to get back with him

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

9 September 2017 (F - Hi everyone. So I'll start with my ex. He was a lovely guy but there was no sex or passion. we were together a number of years but broke up a while ago now. i was okay. we are 'friends' but don't ever talk. I'm now with a new partner and thin...

I feel always destined to be different, to be alone, and on the periphery.

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 13 days ago

8 September 2017 (F - Please can ask your thoughts on something aunts? I'm a lady in my mid 30s, professionally accomplished and financially independent. At work I'm well respected and I get on well with most people. In fact I get on well with lots of people outside...

Job not how I thought, girlfriend dumping me

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

7 September 2017 (M - I'm having problem at work and I'm not enjoying it currently, ive had time off because of the stress it's caused and my assistant boss doesn't seem to want to leave me alone and he's up my backside every five minutes. I work for a sports company and ...

Should I be honest about kissing my friend, or leave it in the past?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

6 September 2017 (M - I can't tell if I'm over reacting about this situation and I'd really appreciate some insight. Here's a bit of a back story... Late '16, early '17 I met this guy and we really liked one another to the point where we started developing a sem...

My girlfriend broke up with me but now wants back

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

4 September 2017 (F - My girlfriend broke up with me a few weeks back but couldn't give me a reason for wanting out. We have been in a gay relationship together for 5 years with many ups and downs and this was just another time of her saying she didn't want the relation...

A fight, zero contact for 3 weeks. He should apologize, not me. What should I do?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

3 September 2017 (F - I left my BF 3 weeks ago after a fight. There's been zero contact since I left. I haven't contacted him and he hasn't contacted me. Yes, I'm the one who left, however he was the one who was in the wrong and should apologize. I'm not sure how to ...

What does my boyfriend mean by all his confusing statements?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

3 September 2017 (F - Hello Aunts and Uncles!!! So I'm in a bind. A month ago my bf and I had a huge disagreement with one another. We did not talk sometime after. About a week ago he contacts me apologizing and giving me confusing signs. First he says I want to be with ...

Does he want to get back with me because he couldn't find anyone else?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 18 days ago

2 September 2017 (F - Hi aunts, and thank you in advance for any advice you give. I was in a relationship which finished some four months back. We were together just over six months prior to the break up, and the break up was painful but amicable with no nastiness. ...

We're on an experimental break for two weeks given the LDR and my gf seems fine but I'm miserable and paranoid that I'm going to lose her

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

1 September 2017 (M - Sorry for asking again so soon, I just have nobody to talk to anymore and my problems are bothering me a bit. My life's in a focal point right now and I need blunt non friend and family advice.Thanks. Long story short my Girlfriend for over 1 and a ...

At what point am I allowed to ask to be friends with an ex?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

1 September 2017 (F - I broke up with a long distance boyfriend I had for 1 1/2 years about one month ago. The distance wasn't going to change and I was going through a difficult emotional time where I needed him to if not physically be there for me, emotionally be there ...

I can't get over a guy I dated for a month?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

30 August 2017 (F - Hi aunts and uncles. I still have feelings for an ex that I was only with for one month and it's really troubling me. He wasn't my first boyfriend, and it wasn't my longest relationship, but I've never felt this way before. We had a lovely ...

Our fighting has gotten worse, could this be the final breakup?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

28 August 2017 (M - My long-term girlfriend and I have had many ups and downs over the years. Unfortunately, we're both hard headed and when we disagree, we fight. More unfortunately, those fights usually result in her breaking up. Within a few days I am always the ...

Break-up, Make-Up Cycle and After a Loving Weekend, He Hasn't Called. Why?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

28 August 2017 (F - I recently left my boyfriend two weeks ago, and now we aren't talking. My purpose in leaving wasn't necessarily to break up,but because I wasn't going to tolerate the verbal and emotional abuse. He can be extremely controlling and gonon tirades. ...

He finally admitted he didn't have an ex-girlfriend, he has and ex-BOYfriend!

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

28 August 2017 (F - When we first started going out, my boyfriend told me that he had an ex-girlfriend and that they broke up because she was horrible to him. I believed him and chalked up his refusal of talk about his past relationship to it being too painful. We have ...

My LDR says we are just prolonging the inevitable end.

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 23 days ago

27 August 2017 (F - I have been in an LDR for 8 years, and in that 8 years, we have only been physically together for a total time of 3 months on 4 occasions. The rest of the time has been spent talking almost daily on video skype and various chat apps. In recent...

Broke up with girlfriend after her dad died, what should I do now?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 18 days ago

26 August 2017 (M - Hi, So.. I was with my girlfriend for 3 years and her Dad died about 7 months or so before we broke up. She wasn't close to her dad and hadn't seen him in years. She called me up when it first happened and I told her I was sorry etc and told h...

Boyfriend dumped me but when I date someone new he wants me back again

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

26 August 2017 (F - So I've been dating this guy for a month but I've been starting to have dreams about my ex who I dated for a year and a half, he was a guy i could never forget but he dumped me but he keeps trying to get back together all the time and when I'm with ...

I'm shocked at being ghosted by him! How did you get over a situation like this? Advice?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

25 August 2017 (F - Hello everyone After 3.5 years of a LTR, my ex dumped me over the phone because he said it would be easier and that his mind was made up. He said he didn't want to see me upset or risk going back on his decision. The only thing he kept saying w...

What is your interpretation when a guy says that you are what he needs in a relationship, but he is scared that he is not what you need?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

25 August 2017 (F - What is your interpretation when a guy says that you are what he needs in a relationship, but he is scared that he is not what you need? His interpretation of need is that the girl is stable, respectable and knows what she wants in life and how to ...

How do I fix this verbally abusive relationship?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 23 days ago

25 August 2017 (F - Hi, I'm really am confused by my relationship. I am 27 and my boyfriends 29. I've been with my boyfriend for over 4 years. It's not been an easy four years tbh. When we met I just finished university. He was living with his parents, getting...

I'm ready to leave, but how do I take my dignity with me?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 29 days ago

22 August 2017 (F - Ive been seeing a 34 year old guy for two full months now. He treats me well, takes me out to nice places well until i saw him texting other girls on social me. I caught him once flirting with girls the one time we went shopping together. I told him ...

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