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Suggestions please on how to help his aim

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19 August 2017 (F - I got a question and it's not drama and I think it needs to be answered guys my husband iS a hunting man so I ask guys how can you hit a deer at 300yards and miss toilet seat at 3 feet...

How can I manage my wedding envy?

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19 August 2017 (F - First let me tell you that I know how utterly ridiculous I sound, but here's the story. I am 29 and have been with my partner for 9 years and we are engaged. We have travelled together and have good jobs. We were going to get married this year bu...

Family problems blighting my future with him

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19 August 2017 (F - Me and my fiancé have been together for over 2 years now. During his past relationship with his ex' this women had already had a child by someone else. This child was very little when they started dating. During the time they were together he got ...

Should I invite my estranged dad?

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18 August 2017 (F - Hey Guys! I'm engaged and am due to have a small intimate wedding in January. My issue is that I don’t want to invite my dad. My dad and I don't have a relationship whats-so-ever. My mom passed away when I was 1 1/2 and didn't step up to take care ...

I feel guilty for having feelings for my wife's sister!

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17 August 2017 (M - I am very happily married but I think I love my wife's sister. She is married to my friend who has changed over the years and treats her terrible. We were always close but now she confides in me all the time. She is always hugging me and rubbing my ...

My boyfriend of 8 months is going on vacation with his almost ex wife and their kids! Is this normal? Is this okay?

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17 August 2017 (? - I have been in a relationship with a man (in recovery from alcohol) for 8 months. A few months back things got a little rocky as hes still not fully divorced that's not final for about 2 more months. I have not met his children, nor him mine. Hi...

Have I done the right thing in leaving this relationship?

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16 August 2017 (M - I've been in a relationship for 7 years. The relationship transpired from my girlfriend having an affair. She promised when separated that we would spend more time together. 7 yeas on and she hasn't told her children about me and her ex is around ...

What is the point of this relationship? Unbiased advice requested!

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16 August 2017 (F - I am so angry and upset. I am honestly considering if the better option is to just walk away from my five year relationship. I am really sorry but this is going to be quite long. I need some advice, or just pointed in the right direction. I wis...

Career or relationship? On the cusp of a big decision, I would like your advice!

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15 August 2017 (M - So life has finally slowed down a bit. Its been roughly two months since graduation and my folks think that I should move on with my life. Ive been dating my girlfriend since January last year and its been a roller coaster of emotions that I wouldn...

Should I continue with plans to visit family?

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13 August 2017 (F - Hi there Happy Sunday everyone and thank you in advance for any forthcoming advice. This is a family matter and I am just not sure how to handle it. I am a little older, divorced, no kids and have lost both my parents. I have siblings wh...

I cant break up with her because she threatens self harm.

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13 August 2017 (F - Hi, So I've been dating my girlfriend for about 3 years total now with some time in between here and there. I've been on the fence about breaking up with her for the entirety of this summer but I haven't been able to act on it because she is s...

My fiance has stopped trying to make me happy. Its making me not want to marry

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11 August 2017 (F - I think my husband to be is taking me for granted and he doesnt really care about my feeling now. He no longer try his best to make me happy. When we meet he talk with me like im annoying him or like he is bored. He seems to lose passion toward me ...

Is my sister trying to control everything realating to our ageing parents!

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11 August 2017 (F - Is this my younger sisters way of being in control of things, ie about my ageing parents? Im the oldest Younger bro and sis who have families, I have noone, no family or partner Parents are 70 and 74, active and ok health, live indep...

I've concerns about this LDR.

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10 August 2017 (F - This guy has just asked me to be his girlfriend but dropped the bombshell that he's moving to Edinburgh for at least a year. We sorta agreed that we would try Long distance and everything was as good as it could be. However, the last few day...

My brother is about to be taken for a ride by an online Romanian stripper!

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10 August 2017 (F - My older brother is marrying a 21 year old stripper from Romania to bring her to the US. He met her on a webcam girl site. It is likely a romance/green card scam. He is really in a mid life crisis (48) and this is totally out of character for him. ...

My husband refuses to acknowledge my children from a previous relationship

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9 August 2017 (F - Am 39 years married to my husband for six years. I had two children before marriage. On of them her dad is alive but is not interested in financially supporting her or co parenting. The other his dad passed on. I hve two more kids with my husband ...

Should I feel flattered by this older man?

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9 August 2017 (F - I just started seeing a man who is 23 years older than me and I need tips and advice and insights into how a man that age is used to dating in comparison to how I'm used to dating. The truth is our dating experiences are definitely going to differ ...

Is it strange to be 'vetted' by your partners family?

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

8 August 2017 (M - Does anyone else think this is a little odd, basically I am in a new relationship with a lovely woman and she has told me that a certain person that she knows (I don't know if it is a family member or friend) has 'vetted' me to make sure I am who I ...

I ended the affair but he keeps contacting me

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8 August 2017 (F - I have been involved with a married man for over 5 years....he said he's in a sexless marriage and his wife doesn't show him any affection....he can't leave her yet as he feels he would be abandoning his kids even though they are in their late ...

Savings for our house keep getting taken away by Mum in law

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8 August 2017 (F - Hi cupids... I'm in a bit of difficulty at the moment and don't know if I'm being selfish...me and my boyfriend live together at his mums at the moment.. we are trying to save to buy a house together.. my boyfriends mum lost her job a few months ...

I am in love with my brother's best friend

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

8 August 2017 (F - Ok so I really need advice!!!! My brother has been best friends with this one guy for like ever. His friend M. Has known me his entire life and I never thought of him as anything else but like a second brother. But my brother and his friend drifted ...

My partner shows little empathy when I am upset

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

8 August 2017 (F - My brother died in a bike accident and the third year anniversary is next week. I dread this time of year. My mum is still heartbroken. My partner shows he cares through practical things like cooking a meal or walking my dog. I am tactile, warm and ...

What makes a person act like my ex did?

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8 August 2017 (F - I was dating a guy for about two years. Around April of 2017 he breaks off the relationship. I was being needy and angry during that time because I was in my senior year of college and it was finals. And my father had stage four cancer he got really ...

How do I fix things and apologize in order to reconcile?

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

7 August 2017 (M - My ex who I broke up with about 5 months ago asked me if I wanted to hang out yesterday with her and her kids and we spent the whole day together playing in the pool and stuff at the house and cooking dinner. We have been good friends the last ...

How do I say no to my niece without destroying our relationship?

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7 August 2017 (F - Great site with good advice. I thank all in advance who help me out here. My neice is an actor...kind of well known and I am looking forward to seeing her when I am in her part of the country at the end of August. I have sent her a few emails a...

Boyfriends parents ignore me

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6 August 2017 (F - Boyfriend's family makes me feel like a burden? I am cordially invited, but when I am there, I feel like I am in the way....

Boyfriends parents don't like me

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

6 August 2017 (F - Boyfriend's parents likes other girlfriend better? Why do I get upset when my boyfriend's family always has the other brother's girlfriend tag along? I feel like I am missing out and it sucks....

My mother has had custody of my son. I want him back and I've changed but she won't allow me to have him!

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

6 August 2017 (F - [Mod note: flag should be USA] Some background information on me and my situation.. I want to know what others would do, or feel if they were in my position. I had my first daughter when I was 16. I then got married as a minor and we had a son shor...

My controlling father loves that I am dependent on him financially and I'm afraid he'll ruin my college time

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

5 August 2017 (F - Hi, I have a problem and I was hoping to get some advice. Ever since my mother had married my father; he had been what you call 'manipulative,vindictive,controlling and unbearable' person. As the years went by he became worse. Now that I've finally ...

My boyfried wont communicate!

This question has 14 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

5 August 2017 (F - My bf and I took a long break but decided to try it again in Dec.My issue is he lives and works 2 hrs away. I haven't seen him in 3 months.I told him I need some form of communication (text,call,video chat)atleast once a day.Not for hrs at a time ...

My boyfriends suggestions are illogical and dangerous.

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4 August 2017 (F - I had to travel for good to find a better life but he convinced me to comeback and live as a real couple with him. Back then our relationship has been starting we shortly met, no details , no long conversations, the looks and decent shy approach ...

Our family holiday has upset partner's ex!

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4 August 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I are taking his son, (6) from a previous relationship on holiday with us in September, along with our son (19 months). My sister, brother in law and two nephews (3 and 4) will be there too. I thought everything was good between ...

I need to rephraze the question to my boyfriend

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4 August 2017 (F - Me and my ex got back in contact September last year we split as he started too work away more then me finding out he met someone else and had a kid with her. Long story cut short he has split with this girl and we have started hitting things o...

I'm worried about the problems I will face with my soon to be mother in law

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3 August 2017 (F - In the next couple weeks i will be marry to my longterm fiance. We had a weird and unique relationship. Everybody envy me because they think that he spoilted me too much. What others dont know is,our relationship is kinda odd because we keep ...

How to handle situation with my ex husband/children

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

2 August 2017 (F - My ex husband and I have been divorced for over 8 years. We have two children one teenager and one pre-teen who I have been taking careof full time since the divorced. I've provided an excellent living condition for both children, living in a new ...

Was substitute dad trying too hard or did he overstep the mark?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

31 July 2017 (F - So my ? is Can substitute dad put down ground rules on date night when i am 19 and will not graduate high school until January. My father is no longer living with us-Due to my dads meanness we have never been close. anyways, my step mom is now ...

How do I break my news to the family?

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30 July 2017 (F - My bf and I have known each other since high school, he have been dating for 10 months. We have talked about marriage a lot and have started looking at houses together. Three weeks ago I found out I was pregnant. I was using bc but recently switched ...

How can I get out of this horrible relationship?

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

30 July 2017 (F - I am in live in relationship with my boyfriend from past 3 months though I got committed to him 3 years back. I was staying in a different apartment before but not with him but he told me to move in with him. He used to hit me even before moving in ...

Family members bring dogs to gatherings knowing our son is terrified of them

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29 July 2017 (F - My 12-year-old son has autism. Both my sisters recently got dogs. They are small breeds. My sisters and their husbands KNOW that my son is TERRIFIED of dogs yet still bring them to family functions and gatherings fully knowing that my...

My boyfriend is dealing with the loss of his brother. He's blaming me and shutting me out

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28 July 2017 (F - My boyfriend recently lost his brother to suicide 6 weeks ago. For the first 4 weeks I tried to support him and his family as much as I could. Then 2 weeks ago he turned and started to blame me for what happened and told me he wished I was dead. He ...

Do tell her to put family before anything else?

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28 July 2017 (F - I am 19,n really want to give my sort of step mom some good advice caz shes been askin my opinion. You see we are like best friends, shes been there for me for 5 yrs.She married her 1st boyfriend right outa high school, is now devorised n has been ...

Why do I want him so much? With no cares about who gets hurt?

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26 July 2017 (F - The below is a story about, love, betrayal, cheating, and fate... In order for you to understand my story, I have to take it back TO THE BEGINNING. 6 years ago I met my now ex-boyfriend. After a year of us dating, we both moved across the count...

Any suggestions on how to get someone that's been your best friend to see you as more?

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25 July 2017 (F - I'm 15 and I like a guy that's 17 and turning 18 in a few months. I am slightly concerned about the age difference. If we don't *do anything*, there wouldn't be anything from keeping us together, right? I've liked him for years now haha! Any ...

Mother in law caused trouble

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

25 July 2017 (F - I am looking for advice into relation to my partners mother who has caused a great big argument turning up uninvited at our home, okay it shouldn't be a big deal but it actually was, To cut a long story short she lives 5 minutes from our house, I...

Have I missed my chance to find a man, settle down and have a family?

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

23 July 2017 (F - What do you do if you want to find someone to share your life with and get married so much that your heart hurts, but you are in your thirties and feel like you missed your chance? I've had lousy luck with guys all of my life. All I want is to...

How do I address these problems? Has anyone out there dated a partner with children, while having no children themselves?

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22 July 2017 (M - I need some advice. I met a divorced woman with 2 beautiful kids over a year ago, and we first started meeting only for sex, but somehow, we have developed a very strong friendship and I think we are both very fond and loving of each other. Ou...

How do I appraoch being a step-father?

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21 July 2017 (M - Hi There is this girl which we have a lot in common with...she is single mother to 4yr old girl but her dad has nothing to do with them from day she was born. What're your thoughts about being a step dad? I don't have kids of my own either, ...

How do I handle my critical dad? He's given me poor self-esteem!

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20 July 2017 (F - I've been struggling w/this for years w/my dad. My dad does love me, I do know that. When it comes down to me, he has always been negative w/about 95% of everything. For the last 10 years he has been convinced that I'm overweight and will be ...

I'm ready to walk, am I just being used as a babysitter?

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20 July 2017 (M - hey, my partner sits on her phone all day does the odd chore round the house i mean when one of the babies does a dirty nappy she doesnt get down to cleaning it up she tells me babies pood so i end up doing it and been like that for years im a stay ...

I'm lost in feelings about my cousin. What do I do?

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20 July 2017 (M - Well as my title states I'm lost on my feelings about my cousin. It first started out when we were kids and we were both very close. Then we both learned out sex. We experimented quite a bit. To tell you the truth it made us even closer. From there ...

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