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I feel so alone and I'm so scared of being abandoned.

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted today

18 May 2019 (F - I'm wanting some advice about a few issues right now and a bit of perhaps on guidance on what to do next or how to make the next decision on the next chapter. I'm currently in a small city in the UK and I've been struggling with mental health is...

My boyfriend is very casual about his daughters' privacy and I find it very very odd

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted today

18 May 2019 (F - Ive been seeing a guy who's super awesome. We're both single parents of two girls each. They stay the night frequently. My girls are 9 and 13, his are 9 and 11. Despite having lived in an all girl house for the last 5 years or so, my daughters and ...

How can I stay grounded, protect myself and keep even firmer boundaries with an absolutely ghastly ex?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted yesterday

18 May 2019 (F - Today I realized that I am experiencing Crazy-Making with my ex, whom I split up with over 9 years ago. There has been a repeated pattern of him provoking arguments and there is no room for effective communication to take place; he chooses to ta...

We're both unhappy in our marriages and have a long history. Should we have sex?

This question has 18 answers - newest was posted today

18 May 2019 (F - When I was a teenager While visiting family i met a boy, through high school we crushed back and forth on each other secretly and living in different ends of the country made it impossible for anything to happen. As young adults be told me he liked ...

Is it ok to have sex with my aunt who's now divorced from my uncle?

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

16 May 2019 (M - My non-biological aunt and I are considering a sexual relationship. She divorced my uncle about 8 months ago and got completely cut off from my family until I messaged her. We have gone on a few "dates" and been sexual but only with our hands (i.e. ...

I don't want my ex to go back with his former ex!

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

15 May 2019 (F - My ex and I split up 3 months ago. We have 2 children together that he still sees regular;y. I didnt want to split and I still love him but we argued too much and our relationship became so toxic it had to end. But now his ex-fiance, who h...

How do I deal with his mind games?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 3 days ago

15 May 2019 (F - Hi guys, I've recently ended my 7 year marriage due to my husband being emotionally abusive towards me (constantly asking me where I've been, who I've been with, telling me how I should feel, gaslighting me, not letting me go to sleep until I've...

My boyfriend's live in grandfather is undermining me with my children. I don't know what to do

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13 May 2019 (F - We aren't married but we have two children together. A year ago, his grandfather came to stay with us after he became widowed an needs caring for. We didn't think it was right to put him in a home and he can't really live alone. My grandfather lived ...

What do you do when you feel like you are not enough?

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11 May 2019 (F - Hi what do you when you feel like your not enough for someone I’ve been with my partner for 5 years the last 2 years we’ve had sex maybe 4 times he sleeps on the sofa and is constantly checking girls out in front of me we have a 2 year old son ...

Is he backing off to give me space to deal with father's illness or backing away completely?

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

9 May 2019 (F - I met a guy 6 weeks ago and it was a bit of a wonderful whirlwind, he was very keen and just pretty damn perfect from the get go but things are now starting to feel different. About a month before we met my Dad was diagnosed with cancer and things a...

He says he loves me but doesn't respond to my texts

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8 May 2019 (F - I met a guy on a dating App about a month ago. We hit it off well - he seemed sweet and respectful. We met and there was a lot of sparks and chemistry. We both have complicated relationship statuses - he's divorced with a child from the marriag...

My step children's mother is still creating problems

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8 May 2019 (F - Hello - just wanted to know whether we are being selfish. I have a child who is 2 and 2 stepchildren who are gorgeous. My husband had to go to court to see the children and we have a very unreasonable ex. The children aren’t allowed to see a...

My mother does everything and yet when her mom passes away I know she won't be treated fairly. I want to speak up but don't know how to

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

5 May 2019 (F - Aunties! I need some family advice please. My uncle has lived in America for the past 30 years whilst me, my sister and my mum live 20 mins away from my grandma. My mum has done a lot for my grandparents over the years. When my grandpa was dyin...

Should I agree to move in with his parents or cut him loose and send him back to his mama?

This question has 18 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

2 May 2019 (F - I have been living with my 50 yo boyfriend for about 5 years and lately he keeps mentioning how much better things would be(financially mostly) if we moved into his parents house in the basement where he used to live when I met him 7 yrs ago. The ...

Do they really have these outrageous bills in Nigeria?

This question has 23 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

2 May 2019 (F - I have wrote here before. I had some good advice. It was about my Nigerian husband. I mentioned his mood swings , and I’m unable to ask any questions without his temper flaring up. Ai also mentioned his spending ways and his expections that ...

He says his affair was my fault. I am emotionally exhausted!

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

1 May 2019 (F - My husband and I have been married for nearly 7 years. I got married young (21) and he was 25. I knew at the time that he was a bit insecure but I guess I was young and naïve. The insecurity is getting worse and worse. A couple of years ago, I h...

Should I make him my friend with benefits

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

1 May 2019 (F - So I met a guy about 14 years ago and was instantly attracted to him. He had a girlfriend at the time and I had just got into a new relationship too. I’m not going to lie there was one or 2 nights we hooked up and did things we shouldn’t of ...

Why do people who know your struggles try and tear u down?

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

25 April 2019 (F - Hi everybody. So 2 years ago I was diagnosed with depression and body dysmophia i also suffer from social anxiety but i started medication and got myself out to the gym and i feel great 80% of the time which is amazing for me. Anyways, my body ...

How do you stop wanting something that you can never have?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 23 days ago

25 April 2019 (M - I guess I’ll start with a bit of a background. My cousin is the son of my aunt, my father’s sister, now he’s 18 and I’m 18. We spent a lot of time together when we were children because our families lived very close each to other. We were great ...

My partner is giving his children extra money and I'm not happy about it

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

23 April 2019 (F - So I have been with a man for a little over 2 years now. He has two children from a previous marriage. He pays child support for these children. Everyone gets along, there are no hard feelings about anything. On the children's most recent ...

My SIL is trying to cut me out of her children's lives saying I am the reason she has bad relationships with them

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

23 April 2019 (F - Hi all, I am really struggling. Since the day they were each born, I have been like a second Mom to my nieces. I have such special relationships with each of them, am the Godmother of #2 and I love them like they were my own kids. Throughout their...

What's wrong with me? I've always been conditioned to want certain things out of life but none of them fit my idea of my most honest self

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

21 April 2019 (F - How can I accept who I am? for the last 30 years all I have been conditioned to want is 1. Get married 2. Buy a house 3. Make babies and compete with your neighbor to show who is happier - fancier - richer etc . My family is quite dysfunc...

How do I avoid talking about my family when it comes to dating?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 29 days ago

19 April 2019 (F - How can I avoid my family or topics of my family now that I am back into the dating game ? My family is highly dysfunctional and untrustworthy; both my parents verbally abused me when I was younger and nothing was ever good enough. To this ...

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