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The fiance, the step daughter, the baby mama and possible cheating!

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27 April 2017 (F - Hello, I have been engaged for over 2 years to the man of my dreams. However,we dont get along all the time. He has a daughter and I have a son. Now, his babymother is in the picture and my son father is not. But he gets his daughter every w...

My partner versus my children. Am I over-reacting about it all ?

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26 April 2017 (F - I've had a big argument with my partner and I'm wondering if I'm in the wrong about it all. I have two children from a previous relationship who are 13 and 11 and I think they are well behaved. They do extremely well in school, at parents evening ...

On a break from boyfriend and have a job offer in another town

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26 April 2017 (F - My Bf and I are on a sort of break right now. We are still with each other but spending time with our own families to reassess what we both want. There is a job offer for Me far away from home but I won't be happy there (I will like the job just not ...

My girlfriend is promised in an arranged marriage.

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26 April 2017 (M - Hey guys, I desperately need some help. There is an issue in my relationship with my girlfriend. My Gf is 2 years elder than me and damn we love each other a lot. We intend to get married, but due to her family pressure (as we belong from an I...

Our relationdhip is boring and I am just noticing what a scruff he is!

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26 April 2017 (F - Hiya everyone me and my boyfriend have been together for 3 years we have a 1 yr old son together but lately my feelings have completed changed for him I notice all his bad habits and have now realised how boring the relationship is we never go out ...

I want to communicate more openly with my mother, but how? And once a girl is not a virgin, does one tell a parent or not?

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25 April 2017 (F - Hi I'm 17 and will be going to university this year. I've always been really independent and mature (so I've been told many times) and apparently act beyond my years. I guess I've always felt the need to be independent, considering my father being ...

The boyfriend, the receipt and not sure of the meaning behind leaving it out

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23 April 2017 (F - We went out with my boyfriend and my parents for lunch. My parents are visiting from another country. They have met 3 times.. At lunch I asked the waitress for the check, my father wanted to pay. My boyfriend quickly left and I saw he is paying the ...

He seems irritated, miserable and annoyed. Could smoking weed be affecting his moods?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 5 days ago

22 April 2017 (F - I've just been on holiday with my partner and children and we've come home and argued. I don't know what to say to him and I hope you could give me some advice. The first two days away he was smiling and laughing but then the third day he sai...

I am at the end of desperation with my relationship problem.

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22 April 2017 (F - I am a married man and I got involved with this super nice girl at work. I love her slightly more than my wife but I can't leave my marriage because of my children. I wanted to leave my wife until my children confronted me and I had no choice. When ...

I want to help my boyfriend but I know I'll leave him eventually because my relationship is dead but I'm terribly attracted to his brother

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21 April 2017 (F - Hello there, So I have been in a relationship for 9 years. We started out as friends with benefits and then when I got into trouble financially I moved in with him. He's nice and we get along...we would be great friends. I have occasionally tri...

An uncomfortable situation with boyfriend's sister and friend is causing us to almost break up

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 3 days ago

21 April 2017 (F - Hi I don't know how long this will be, but I desperately need opinions on this situation that has been getting me down for quite a while and im not too sure if it's worth staying in my relationship. So here goes.. I've been with my boyfrien...

I've got nothing in common with my family anymore

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

20 April 2017 (F - Lately I've come to realise that I'm drifting further away from my family. Here is the back story. I was diagnosed with major depression and anxiety at age 18, I'm now 21. Needless to say;things got really bad with my health and I was advised...

My husband pays far too much attention to his brother's chesty girlfriend

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

18 April 2017 (F - My husbands younger brother has this girlfriend she's quite pretty and has a large chest and everyone loves her and all the rest of it bla bla bla. My husband openly stares at her in front of everybody it's like he doesn't even try to hide it even ...

Boyfriend travels constantly and has friends and family he refuses to let me meet

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18 April 2017 (F - I'm 44 years old, my boyfriend is 53. We have been dating for 4 years now. He has 2 jobs. One job has fee flying perks. So far in 4 years he has gone to Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Philippines, Thailand, Japan, he went to Las Vegas and ...

My parents don't believe in boy-girl friendships but I need my guy friends in my life!

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

18 April 2017 (F - hey guys, i'm 19 years old, college is not far away from my parents' house, so i still live with them. actually they are strict, and they don't believe in a girl-boy friendship.. for them, a girl should only have girl friends. However, I have thr...

Is it weird that I am 19 years old and I still hang out with my parents ?

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

17 April 2017 (F - Hello, Well, i am 19 years old, i am studying in college, but still living with my parents. The thing is i don't hang out with my friends: i still don't drive and we live far away from the city, and there's no public transport nearby. So whene...

Ho do I deal with her speaking FOR my Dad all the time?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

16 April 2017 (F - Dad's girlfriend is always speaking FOR my dad. She comes off very possessive but in an enthusiastic way. Constantly bragging about how she is with my dad. I didn't think much of it at first but overtime I have seen more signs of her narcissistic ...

I waited 3 years to tell my LDR boyfriend that I have 2 children and now he's unsure of how he feels

This question has 18 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

16 April 2017 (F - I've been in a 3 year long distance relationship with my boyfriend. I'll admit I've been wrong in never disclosing to him that I've been married, divorced, and have two teenage children. I'm also 42 yrs old while he's only 33 yrs old. I've trav...

Money is tight. Lots of financial pressure. How do I get him to see that he doesn't have enough money to attend the car race ?

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

15 April 2017 (F - Been with my fiance for 3 years. Currently We are BROKE. Had to cancel wedding (was meant to be next month) can't even elope cause we have no money for that. I had celebrant asking when we are putting deposit down and my fiance said "we need to ...

I have my ex husband's last name. My current boyfriend wants me to change back to my maiden name. Should I?

This question has 22 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

14 April 2017 (F - My boyfriend does not like that I have kept the surname of my ex husband. It is just easier as my child's last name would be the same as mine. My boyfriend said it does not matter if my child's last name is different from his mother. I ...

I love my husband but don't know how long I can keep carrying everything on my back!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

14 April 2017 (F - Not sure if this is really a question or just needing to vent but I could use some advice. I'm just feeling very worthless in my marriage. I feel like he's always mad at me and my kids and nothing we do is ever good enough. Like I go shopping after ...

The father of my children is unwell. What strategies might help me cope with his behaviour, actions and his stalking?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

13 April 2017 (F - Relationship stArted 7-8 years ago sent peaches and cream but the first couple months were beautiful. I met him at a time of my life i was hurting and separated from my husband. Anyway I been recalling thinking heavy on our relationship. We...

Toxic, controlling, abusive and violent relationship. But I do love him. Plus I recently cheated. What should I do?

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

13 April 2017 (F - I met my current partner 3 years ago, we were dating and then I moved into his place and sub letted my place to my sister as she had moved to London. At the time, three years ago, when I met my partner, my grandad had just passed away and my dad w...

Large wedding or an intimate wedding that we can afford? How can this be resolved?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

12 April 2017 (F - “Dan” and I are both 27, living together, and recently engaged and married. We plan to have our wedding in 10 months time however have different approaches on costs and guest list, so we are brainstorming having two celebrations. I prefer an in...

My husband and his co-worker have feelings for each other. What should I do?

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

12 April 2017 (F - Let me start from the beginning if I may. About 2 weeks ago my husband said one of his supervisors at the factory where he works 3rd shift came up to him while he was loading a truck and harassed him about being too close to a girl who has a bad re...

It's now a reunion weekend instead of a romantic getaway, and I'm paying for it!

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

12 April 2017 (F - Dear Cupid!!!! I recently started dating this guy about three months ago,he's currently not working because he's training to be a police officer. I met him right before he went into the Academy and the things that they go through it is excruciati...

I don't really feel like a part of my boyfriend's family and I know his sister dislikes me immensely. How can I try to become friends with her?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

10 April 2017 (F - I have been with my boyfriend now for almost 2 years and I don't really feel like a part of his family. He isn't an only child and his parents work pretty much full time to support quite a large family, which I fully understand. Whenever I have spo...

I've been unemployed for 3 years, having a hard time getting out of bed in the mornings

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

10 April 2017 (F - hi all. I am a life science post graduate. I graduated three years before. And worse part is, I'm unemployed for last three years. I love shopping and used to do so in my college days. The problem is my mother used to scold me whenever I was abou...

15 yr old Daughter completely cut me out of her life without even a hint why.

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

10 April 2017 (M - Need some advice from the aunts, I hate these problems that you have to try and squeeze into a box, cause there's so much more to it, but I couldn't possibly address it in its entirety but leaving anything out u may not get the whole gist of it, so ...

I'm concerned about my sister's alarming weight gain. How do I gently let her know that I'm worried for her health?

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

9 April 2017 (F - Dear aunts. I'm after some advice because I'm seriously concerned about my sister. She met a guy two years ago and seems to be in a happy relationship but she has put on so much wait she is unrecognisable and seems unwell. I'm really glad she'...

Does my brother's friend likes me? 2

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

8 April 2017 (F - That day,my brother was messaging to his friend. Suddenly he said playfully that he wants me and his friend to date.Its very rare for my brother to say such thing.Did his friend said anything about me?Once,I gifted shoes for my brother and his frie...

I grew up with lots of sisters but I'm still nervous around girls

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

8 April 2017 (M - I grew up with 4 sisters, two older by a few years, and twin younger sisters a year younger than me. All my sisters are very pretty and get lots of attention from guys. However, I've always been very introverted, and socially awkward, and hav...

He wants to take me as his second wife but my mother doesn't approve

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

7 April 2017 (F - my name is mathapelo and im inlove with a married man and now he wants take me as a second wife and he has proofed himself to me he cant live without me in his lfe but my mom doesnt approves what do i do because i we really love each other pls help...

Should I try to help him understand his brother's psychological problems?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

7 April 2017 (F - So I have been seeing a guy since December and recently we got closer and I started to have strong feelings for him , he tells me he loves me despite I don't really feel he does, but I always say that people express it differently and I don't wanna ...

How can I stop him from needing my attention when I'm busy with friends, son or volunteer work?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

7 April 2017 (F - My partner and I have a fun filled life we have a boy of 10yrs , we do lots of things as a family and also as a couple however my partner works so I often fill my time with my friends or going out with my son which I get so much joy out off Yet 9 ...

In love with my online friend but my parents want me to marry my childhood friend!

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

7 April 2017 (F - Hi there! I started to fall in love with a guy who is totally opposite of my dream guy. I found him in online. In short period of time I realized I love him. I don't know how to tell him. I'm scared that it might spoil my friendship. At the same ...

My fiance, my toddler, my crush and my life... I am looking for advice!

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

7 April 2017 (F - Myself and my fiancé have been together for over ten years. To start off with things were great, I felt like everything was perfect and he was amazing and always looked out for me. He'd help if I struggled with anything we would share the load for ...

What should I tell her? I don't want to meet all her family and friends just yet

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

6 April 2017 (M - Girlfriend already wants me to meet all her family members (uncles, aunts, cousins, grand parents, etc)? We're dating for only 3 months and she wants me to drive 150 miles to a small town with her to meet the rest of her family. I don't want to go...

How do we or I take this LDR relationship further? 2

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

6 April 2017 (F - Warning: VERY LONG on LDR In October, last year, I met this wonderful guy (25/M) on OkCupid of all places. He is literally a diamond. We’ve texted each other every daWy since we exchanged numbers. We met in person in February this year and by our f...

I prefer staying home to attending his family gatherings! Is this going to be a problem?

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

6 April 2017 (F - Dear all, I am married to a wonderful guy and yet I've always been a bit of a loner. We always joke that we love being loners together. He comes from a large happy family and they meet every now and then for a huge meal. I have no issues with his ...

His sister is so negative, how can we put a stop to this madness?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

5 April 2017 (? - i have been with my current boyfriend for 16 yrs. his sister calls from time to time and when she does she always dumps her problems on him, always negative for as long as i have known her, he gives her advise on how to better her life but she ...

Can this turn into a real relationship despite the small amount of time we actually get to spend together?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

4 April 2017 (F - I have a ten year old daughter, her dad not around. I'm seeing a guy who as two kids that are 18 and 17 his 17yr old lives with him but he sees the 18 regularly. We started dating in December, at the moment we only see each other once a week norm...

Want a new relationship but having children is out of the question am I wrong or not?

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4 April 2017 (F - Dear Cupid,I have been a single parent all of my children's life now they are fully grown I want a relationship but Im hoping that he doesn't want children that part of my life is history.Am I being selfish for this or not. Help...

I feel lonely in this relationship! Should I accept this is as good as it gets with him?

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

3 April 2017 (F - I have been dating a divorced dad with joint custody of two younger teen children I get on great with, for 9 months. He works away three days a week and we only have two free week ends a month. I also see him on a week night. He puts a lot into his ...

My mother controls my life and I need to get away

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3 April 2017 (F - I'm 22 years old, i live with my Mon, but we don't have a relationship, rather no relationship at all, one of the reasons is that mom never trusted me since i was small and the other one is that she is pushing herself through to make a relationship ...

How can I shake off what my ex said about my family?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

2 April 2017 (M - My ex-girlfriend has really messed with my mind about my family and the people that I've been closest to my entire life. She comes from a broken home, her mother has been through 2 divorces, and her father is gay. At my uncle's wedding, she was very ...

I want to stop comparing my life with others. How do I learn how to slow down?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

2 April 2017 (F - How do I learn how to slow down? I have been with my partner for a long while and we want marriage. But all of my friends are getting married left right and centre and I can't help but want everything at the same time as them and I put all this pre...

I have a tiny group of friends. I find it difficult to bond with people. How can I learn to enjoy life more?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

1 April 2017 (F - I have a tiny group of friends from school consisting of 3 girls... One of them has had a baby and rarely comes out which I totally understand and I visit her when I can. The other two work or go to uni and tend to go out a bit I found lately ...

I want to release my creativity but fear keeps taking over. What can I do?

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

1 April 2017 (F - I want to release my creativity by doing things and possibly making a youtube channel. But every time I attempt any type of art, I overthink it, make it more than what it seems. I let my fears take over and weigh me down. Singing makes me hap...

I don't trust him and I'm worried he'll give me a STD. Is it time to break up with him?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

1 April 2017 (F - Should I end this relationship? Me and B we were friends for years and I had my boyfriend who I was stable for 4 years and we have a kid, me and him and B lived together for 9 months. One year ago he kissed me and we made love. Before letting ...

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