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Am I normal for hoping he could overcome his alcoholism?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted yesterday

21 February 2017 (F - I want to know if I am normal. I have been involved with an alcoholic on/of for ten years. I miss him deeply, like I am vexed. My mind knows the truth but my heart can not get the message. I weigh out the cons but the love I feel and felt outweighs ...

I feel like my boyfriend is making me chose between him and my daughter

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20 February 2017 (F - I have been dating my boyfriend for almost six years and my daughter recently moved out to go to college and tends to come home in the weekends. There have been several occasions where my boyfriend has made comments about my daughter getting ...

My family expects me to get married, but I'm more attracted to men and gay marriage isn't an option. How do I convince them I'm not the marrying kind?

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted today

16 February 2017 (M - Hi, I'm much more into men physically/sexually speaking. The hitch is that I live in a traditional and homophobic society.My family want me to get married any time soon. How can I "convince" them I'm not the marrying kind, without telling them I'm ...

Am I too old to make positive changes in my life?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted today

16 February 2017 (F - I'm just going to preface this by saying that I know I may receive answers that I may not want to hear, but I just need honest answers so that I can have closure. When is a woman too old to find someone, to get married, get into a profession or ma...

Will my life improve? What do I need to do? I feel so alone and scared.

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted yesterday

15 February 2017 (F - Am a 41 year old woman and I've asked for help and taken advice from here. Which is probably why I'm back. Asking for advice. I'm divorced from an alcoholic husband and with the advice given to me, I have even found the strength to end an affair...

Disappointed he couldn't see me Valentine's day. Am I being selfish? Should I try and make things work?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted yesterday

15 February 2017 (F - I'm 38 and have been dating a guy who is 38 as well. Our first date was Nov 5th last year and we've seen each other every weekend since then and sometimes during the week. He is part of a culture that does not honour pagan holidays...and I am fine ...

Is my wife secretly interested in a threesome?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted yesterday

15 February 2017 (M - So we've been married now for 3 years. And we have 2 beautiful boys. Our romantic relationship is starting to get better than it ever has been in the past and my wife(Bev) and I are really enjoying ourselves and each other. Bev only has a couple ...

How can I find out if we are more than friends?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted yesterday

14 February 2017 (F - I have known this guy for about 7 years now; we were good friends at uni but then we lost touch when we graduated. We recently reconnected at a mutual friends wedding, and have been messaging on and off ever since. For the past couple of months, we ...

I don't want to snoop through his phone but I think my husband is cheating

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted yesterday

14 February 2017 (F - I'm worried my husband is cheating. We've been married 7 years and have had the happiest relationship. He started a new job 6 months ago and his behaviour has changed. He's started keeping his phone on silent, or constantly on his person, somethin...

I'm tired of living under my brother's shadow! How do I get over this?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

14 February 2017 (F - My older brother has always been the centre of attraction to every family member including my parents. Every good thing I do I somehow get compared to him even if he is not good at what i just did. I feel like people like me because of him. Most ...

Boyfriend's grandmother died, should I go to the funeral?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

13 February 2017 (F - My boyfriend of 2 years grandma recently passed away. He's asking me to go to a funeral with him to comefort him. I told him I would feel out of place and not comefortable because I never really knew his grandma or other relatives besides his ...

My 16 year old sister is sexually active, without birth control. Should I just come out and tell my Dad what my sister told me ?

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

13 February 2017 (M - My dad is a single dad , he does a great job raising my sister and I but he's a little clueless in the age girl department. He believes everything my sister tells him. I've seen her come home drunk and convince my dad that she had food poisoni...

Relationship going no where. Am I just too accommodating, and maybe I should just not be like this?

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

13 February 2017 (F - Hi. Been in a relationship for a few months now, he comes here ever other weekend as we are about an hour and half away from each other. I have kids and it's all pretty cool with them too. We also try other bits of time, face time a lot and text...

My parents are very critical of friends and boyfriends.

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

13 February 2017 (F - I have 2 very loving and involved parents. My one complaint is that they can be too judgmental of the people in my life. I have always been very cautious and responsible. But I do have a history of choosing lousy boyfriends/ accepting way le...

I was an idiot to break up with her, now I see her all the time and she turns away ...

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

12 February 2017 (M - Hi I was with a woman who I fell madly in love with we were together a year I idolised her and could see myself spending the rest of my life with her and she also felt the same I finished with her after she had a miscarriage I was a idiot I know I ...

I fear our cultures will clash too much!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

12 February 2017 (F - Dear agony aunts Recently I have been seeing a guy that I really like and starting to have feelings for, we have been on several dates and been seeing each other for the last couple of months I like this guy so much but he is English living i...

My boyfriend doesn't like the picture of my (deceased) husband being on display

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

12 February 2017 (F - Hi,i just have a question, specially for a man out there. Please just let me know what can you really say about this, im a widow, i have a boyfriend now for almost two years. He is divorce cos his ex wife cheated on him. Thats not my point here. ...

At seven months pregnant I want to feel loved and secure.

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

12 February 2017 (F - This question pertains to self esteem and insecurity. My bf and I are expecting. In the past, we've had issues concerning social media and the pictures I chose to post. I argue that my pictures were hardly provocative, but he was uncomfortable with ...

How am I meant to deal with these people ?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

12 February 2017 (F - A little background history; my bf and I got together when I was 16 and he was 17, broke up when I was 20 and got back together (with encouragement from his parents) when I was 23. Im now 24 turning 25, and he's 26. It's always been a long distance ...

A year after breaking it off with me he wants my phone number, should I give it to him?

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

12 February 2017 (F - So I have a question I'd like some help with. I'm really confused as to whether I should get back with my ex. I was with my ex for 9 years 15-24. There were no issues everything was great almost perfect but nothing is perfect I guess. I loved h...

His parents caught us in the shower together!

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

11 February 2017 (F - I've been dating my bf for 10 months, his parents really seem to like me. Yesterday his parents came horn earlier then we excepted and caught us in the shower together. I feel so embarrassed. My bf said that they were disappointed that we let ...

My husband cheated on me with his brother's wife and now she's saying her child is his. Do I stay or leave? We have children of our own.

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

11 February 2017 (F - i just found out my husband of 17 years slept with his brothers wife on his wedding night. This is the most disgusting thing I have ever heard or had to endure, the pain that i am going through is so unbearable. His brother met his wife 3 years...

Should I keep contact with my aggressive, hardline parents?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

10 February 2017 (F - For the past 33 years, I have had a very rocky relationship with my parents, especially with my Mum. I do believe my Mum is narcissist who is unforgiving and selfish and I've only realised this in the past 3 years, since I've been with my boyfriend. ...

I need help to deal with new found info about wife's past. What should I do?

This question has 27 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

9 February 2017 (M - My wife and I have been married for five years and have two kids. I have never asked anything about her past all I knew is she wasn't a virgin when we met. This past summer we were at a pool party and one of my best friend's from school was ther...

I'm 15 and I do not want to break up with A as I love her very much, but my mother strongly objects to our relationship. What are my options?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

9 February 2017 (F - So, I will give a bit of background first off. I have known this girl, I'll call her A, for three years. In early 2016, i started feeling different about her, and I begin to have romantic feelings about A. I already knew from asking before that she...

I miss my Mom. Is it normal to feel so bad and upset moving out from a parent ?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 4 days ago

8 February 2017 (F - I'm 22, married and having a baby in 6 weeks time. My father died a year and a half ago and at the time myself and husbands rent was raised sky high meaning we temporarily needed to move home for a few months however the few months turned into 15 ...

How can I encourage him to consider discussing with me, and choosing a baby boy's name with me, where we both agree together on the name?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

8 February 2017 (F - My husband and I don't live together because we don't have jobs. I live with my mother and she is supporting me financially for the moment. She will also be getting a house for my bf and us to live in as well. I see my bf once a month, we live a...

We have a 2 year old together. Recently he said no way does he want more children. How do I tell him that I'm pregnant?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

7 February 2017 (F - Hiya I've just found out I'm pregnant I haven't told my partner because just last week we were talking about kids and he said no way does he want anyone especially this time we have a 2 year old son I'm so scared of how he's going to react I would ...

I discovered that my 16 year old has had sex. Should I punish her by cancelling her "sweet sixteen" birthday celebrations?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 4 days ago

7 February 2017 (F - i recently found out by going through my 15 year old daughters phone that she has recently lost her virginity to an 18 year old guy whom is now dating another girl in the same area as us. When i first confronted her she denied it but eventual...

Should I tell the parents of my daughter's boyfriend that their son aged 17 is having sex with my 16 year old daughter?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

7 February 2017 (F - My 16 year old daughter revealed to me a little over a month ago that she and her 17 year old boyfriend have had sex. They have been dating for two years and I support their relationship and like her boyfriend a lot, so I am not really surprise...

Advice please on raising girls

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

6 February 2017 (F - Hi all, i just wanted to share my thoughts with you.. have you noticed people around us lately - the social media? People are all posing nude and doing sexy poses etc. Girls want to pose half naked. The butt (sorry) has become the women's most ...

We're on a break so he can deal with his issues and I need advice on how to manage this!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

6 February 2017 (F - My boyfriend has been depressed for a month now. At first, he didn't know as he'd never experienced it but as I have, I started noticing it and told him. His relationship with his father is strained and his father has been putting immense ...

Boyfriend's excuse didn't cut it with me

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

5 February 2017 (F - So my boyfriend of 9 months didn't come to my sister's wedding yesterday. I was annoyed to start when he said he couldn't come a month before the wedding but when I heard his excuse I was more annoyed. I don't get on well with my family and ...

Any ideas how I can at least get him to talk about us having another child together?

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

4 February 2017 (F - Hi My partner and I have a 2 year old daughter together I would love another as I have never wanted my child to be a only child We live together and are in a happy relationship we just recently got married we have been together 5 years. Just ...

Coming out for both of us is out of the question. Should I try to make both relationships work concurrently?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

4 February 2017 (F - I am married with two children but in love with my bestfriend who is a girl My husband is not aware that i am bisexual...but he suspects...and knows that my best friend is weird..but he is the most understanding and loving man..i love him and wan...

What happened to my dream girl? Do I just go along with her? Or call off the wedding and be done with her?

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

4 February 2017 (M - Sorry if this is long just bare with me because I need help. My girlfriend has ruined our relationship and I feel like she just wanted me for money. I need to know what other people think. I can't talk to my family or friends because they all...

We have Skype online sex regularly. He is my first cousin and separated from his wife. Is this OK?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

4 February 2017 (F - Im having skype sex with my first cousin. Im 34, he's 32. I just got out of a 10 year relationship 6 mths ago, and been feeling very sexually frustrated. He's separated from his wife for 3 years now. He lives in Canada, and im from Cali. We ...

My partner doesn't do any parenting with our two year old.

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

3 February 2017 (F - Hi I've got a 2 year old son with my partner of 4 years we live together but we had a disagreement yesterday over something stupid to which he replied he goes to work for 8 hours a day the disagreement was because I asked him to wipe his hands and ...

One of my parents is a bully!

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

3 February 2017 (F - Since I was young, I have pretty much always felt generally low in confidence and down/angry around 1 of my parents in particular. They still live at home with me and my other parent, and are my biological parent. This parent has acted rather con...

I don't want my sick and twisted mother around when I have children.

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

3 February 2017 (F - Myself and my sister have started talking after 10 years no contact. I'm 29 now and she is 34. We're both very happy in our lives and we have been getting on great. When I was 16 my mum had left me homeless and moved to a different country. I've ...

I've tried talking about our problems but he doesn't listen ... what can I do?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

2 February 2017 (F - Hiya me and my boyfriend are both 30 we've been together for 4 years we have a 1 yr old daughter together the problem is ever since we got together we don't do anything together I've talked to him about it and we planned a date night once a month ...

His mother threatened to kick him out if he didn't break up with me.

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

1 February 2017 (F - Recently, I broke up with my ex. This was because his mother had threatened to kick him out if he didn't. We're both under eighteen and it was going really well, but then that happened and now, although we still want to talk to each other like we ...

Should I end things with this man?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

1 February 2017 (F - hi, so I have been seeing this guy for 5 months now. we where friends first and I confided in him and then one day we had this connection and since then we been together. at one stage he was staying and spending nights with me and I have kid...

How be a warmer person to my Dad and ask for his forgiveness?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

1 February 2017 (M - I am staying at my mother and father's house this week and it has brought up a lot of reflection upon how I used badly I used to treat my parents as a teenager. I especially feel guilty about treating my father poorly. As a teenager I resen...

My husband can't see the problems with his ex wife ...

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

31 January 2017 (F - My husband and his ex have not spoken in years because of all the trouble she caused at the beginning of our relationship. She called begging him to come sleep with her, she kept asking to come over claiming she needed closure (she was the one who ...

Will I ever move on, get over everything and meet someone?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

31 January 2017 (F - Hello everyone, I hope you're all well. So basically I feel and think that I will seriously never meet anyone who I feel a close connection and chemistry with. A few years ago was the worst time of my life. I had no confidence and was very u...

Dad told me if I dated this guy he would kick me out

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

31 January 2017 (F - I am 19 years old. Im a college student. There's a guy I like who is 24, I get along with great because we share the same interests. He likes me back. Though I can't date him for two reasons: 1 were related by marriage (no blood) 2 my dad said if...

Do I have a realistic chance with her?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

30 January 2017 (M - So, here's the situation: there's a girl I've known about 8 eights that I've just received starting seeing as more than a friend. I met her at church about 8 years ago and we weren't especially close then. She went off to school and I saw her very ...

He gets my hopes up talking about having kids and then changes his mind!

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

29 January 2017 (F - hello all of you, I'm Lauren, I would like you all to know my name. I need some advice. I have just come out of a 16 year relationship, my now ex was a lot older than me and had his fill of life experience, married, 4 kids, divorced and th...

I'm 39 weeks pregnant and my husband is causing me anxiety as he prefers drinking and socialising with his friends. I feel unsupported. How should I handle this?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

29 January 2017 (F - I'm 39 weeks pregnant and married for less than a year so we are pretty new. We are currently waiting for the D day and I'm extremely anxious as this is our first child. The problem is that he just isn't there for me. He prefers hanging out ...

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