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Family squabble upsetting my new relationship

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18 October 2017 (F - My boy friend and I r relatively a new couple. He lives with his twin brother and a friend. I was staying in their place for the first time and just to clarify. Before that night me and his brother were getting along real well that I would call him ...

I'm being taken for granted and wonder if I should marry him!

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18 October 2017 (F - I have been with my bf for 9 years now and we both dicided to get married, and we had registered. Just lately I have been very uncomfortable with my fiancee, i dont fee like i am being loved, i am only his comfort. It has been probably my faul...

I'm struggling with taking care of my ailing mother!

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15 October 2017 (F - I'm struggling right now. I'm feeling guilty and I just don't know what to do. About 8 months ago my mother suffered with gout. During the time she suffered from anxiety and depression. She found it hard to get out of bed. She self diagnosed herself ...

Family problem has just got worse

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15 October 2017 (F - Hi, I posted previously about a fall out I had with my sister due to her not being able to take responsibility for a flat she shares with me and also that I didn't want her drug addict boyfriend round. Anyway she has taken it to extremes and I ...

Torn between my man and my family

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15 October 2017 (F - I understand that this is a difficult topic for strangers to give me advice on, but worth a try. I came on holiday to Australia  from England 4 years ago and met a man. Being only 25 at the time i took the 'go with the flow approach' and we have had...

How to tell him I don't want children?

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13 October 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been together for two and a half years, he is 32 and I am 24. We are moving in together in a few months (into his house), but I am worried about out future- I don't want to have children. I have several reasons for the fact...

My mother in law is an egoist and evil woman!

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

12 October 2017 (F - I hate my mother in law. She is an egoist and evil woman. She is a cynist and speak badly about me behind my back. She keep posing a sullen face whenever im around. She used to be nice woman several years ago. But since this recent year, she changed ...

Does this age gap between us matter?

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

11 October 2017 (F - I am 27years old and the love of my life d one I wanted to marry is 37years old by age.we both love each other so dearly and he is a man every woman would wanted as a husband because he has d attribute he is loving,caring,calm,hard work and lastly ...

We are getting married soon and I'm tired of family living with us

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11 October 2017 (F - Hello, I've been with this man for almost 6 years we have a solid ground relationship as to knowing to take care of the important things like bills and kids. He proposed to be in 2016 and we haven't actually started planning our wedding together, ...

Am I falling for the wrong guy?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

11 October 2017 (F - I liked my brother's friend for 1 year.I never seen him or talk to him before.But I developed feelings for him when my brother tell about him.I started to talk to him a few days ago without telling my brother.I told him that I like him.He said he ...

I overshared family information about my heritage with a professor and am now feeling very anxious

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11 October 2017 (F - I overshared information a week ago with my university tutor and have had severe anxiety since! I was showing my tutor some of my work for the class which included a reference to Aboriginal Australians. I then blurted out that my father is ...

My son's father is in jail. My 6 year old is starting to ask questions. What should I tell him?

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

10 October 2017 (F - Aunties and uncles here is my question.. I have a son who is fixing to be 6. His father has been in jail since he was 2. He doesn't get out until 2020. He is in fir a 2nd sex charge. My question is pretty vague I guess.. I'm jist not sure what to ...

How to move on after a bad relationship?

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

10 October 2017 (F - Hi my name is Danielle and I am 24 years old I am currently single and living with my parents. I am writing this because I do not know how to go on and to move on with life. About a year ago I left my ex boyfriend.. I thought we were soulmates and ...

Why do I put up with my sister in law's rubbish?

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

10 October 2017 (F - Hello all, Could someone please tell me the meaning of when something is on the up and up? I am so angry right now and thank goodness I love my husband enough to put up with his family's crap albeit we do have arguments before I go out with t...

I can't wait to get married - but family issues putting a dampener on it.

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

9 October 2017 (F - Hi, I'm looking for some advice. My fiancé and I are engaged and are soon to start planning our wedding. I have an extremely difficult mother, and because of that she has pretty much damaged all family ties I have with aunts/uncles/cousins. ...

I'm pressured to get married how can I cope?

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

8 October 2017 (F - Is it too late to have kids in your 40"s . I am 31 and single and not dating - I have chased men for the last decade and have only LAnded on abusive men. I don't know why family puts pressure on me to get married and do things by the book but they ...

I want to build better relationships with my family

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

8 October 2017 (M - I have an unusual issue that I've not really heard of many people discussing on this site before, I've asked questions in the past and received good advice but never on this topic. Basically, I feel like I don't really have a great relationsh...

I need advice on a difficult stepchild!

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

8 October 2017 (F - Hi all, I could really do with some advice on a difficult stepchild. I've been with my partner 2 years and I'm pregnant with my first. He has a 5 year old son from a previous relationship. At the beginning of the relationship he had great time for ...

Other people have forgiven him, so why cant our children?

This question has 19 answers - newest was posted today

6 October 2017 (F - One year ago my husband of 23 years was arrested, he had been looking at underage pornography. 45 counts of category a amongst other. Myself and our family were totally shocked as he had always been a very good person who helped all the family and ...

Should I move out?

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

6 October 2017 (F - Hello, everyone! I am here to ask something and hear your opinions. I am a romanian girl which moved to Germany about 5 years ago. I am in school and to be honest, is going pretty well. But my problem has got nothing to do with my school. I turned ...

My boyfriend said he wouldn't call me names again, but is this method still not acceptable?

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

5 October 2017 (F - Me and my boyfriend have been together for a year, and in some cases it has been hard for me, having come from a emotional abusive relationship before hand, my insecurities are all over the place, and occasionally find it very hard to trust. But ...

This married man is only interested when his family are out of town

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

5 October 2017 (F - Hello here, the thing is I met this married guy around august 2015,though he didn't tell me he was married until almost a month and then I was already in love with him I don't know why but I remember all I could say to him was know problem and don't ...

Should I attend my Son's wedding?

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

5 October 2017 (M - I am a dad who doesn't get along well with his only son. He is getting married in a couple days and have chosen a non cleric, non blood related family member to officiate the ceremony, a man I totally despise and have never gotten along with. I like ...

I feel like I have leprosy and no one told me

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

4 October 2017 (F - I know there’s only so much advice you could give but... I’m having some birthday anxiety. I’ll be 25 in the next couple weeks and I feel like I’m not where I want to be, especially romantically. I knew I would be panicked over my birthday but it’s...

I don't trust my husband and he thinks I am cheating!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

4 October 2017 (F - Are I met my husband 5 years ago back when I was in high school it's been tough throught out these years... I have 2 kids of my own and he has 2 of his own ever since we got engaged and moved in we've been working a lot his baby mommas call him all ...

How do I handle his awful younger sister who assumes she's one of my bridesmaids?!?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

3 October 2017 (F - Hello everyone, I am not sure how to ask this question. My boyfriend and I are getting married (yay!!) but have one small problem. I hate, and I mean *hate* his younger sister. She has been an absolute mess to deal with our entire relationshi...

Help me fix this situation with my sister

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

3 October 2017 (F - I have a serious issue with my younger sister. I recently left a violent and abusive relationship and rented a flat I really wanted after three months of hell going through turmoil and alcohol. Anyway, as the flat has 2 bedrooms, I asked my siste...

How do I go about being just her cousin again?

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

2 October 2017 (M - I am just 20 and I hate to be called inexperienced because I have been in two solid relationships before. I grew up in the city of Abuja. so early this year I went to my hometown with my dad where I met my first cousin once removed. after a while we ...

Will men care if I live at home?

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

2 October 2017 (F - Will men care if I don't have my own place? I am 31 years old and I have been hit with a financial hardship in life at the moment. For the first time in my life I am trying to not care what people think and focus on solving my financial situation ...

My boyfriend flirts with his employees and it's annoying me!

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

1 October 2017 (F - I've been exclusive with this guy for the last few weeks, its going OK but I get really jealous when he flirts with his employees (he runs a v popular Indian restaurant and has a lot of really pretty Indian girls working there). He moans at me...

I feel excluded by boyfriend's decision to visit alone...

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

30 September 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost six years--on and off--but consistently now for the past three years. I suspect that he’s a bit emotionally unavailable because of his compartmentalization tendencies and the fact that he’s told me he’s ...

Why am I the one suffering when all I tried to do was help my family?

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

29 September 2017 (F - I am in some real need of help here. Or maybe just a little support. Its a long story but here goes... ok so after 25 years my husband left me, my kids were 18 and 23. My daughter moved in with her then boyfriend. My son,who was my best friend i...

Am I lacking backbone?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

29 September 2017 (M - Hi there, I wonder if you can help me a little further. I am fundamentally unable to deal with mood swings from my wife. They are rare and for the majority of the time we’re absolutely fine. Then suddenly, out of the blue she will descend into wha...

We want different things in life ... should I just let it go?

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

28 September 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been together for about 2 years now. I’m 20 and he’s 22 so we’re still pretty young and we don’t plan on getting married or having kids any time soon. Especially since we’ve only been together for 2 years. But we have com...

I am exhausted and my boyfriend is no help.

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

28 September 2017 (F - I know I'm right but someone please knock some sense into me. I'm in a relationship, we don't live together but I spend a lot of time at his house. Work everyday and come home to him sitting on the couch everyday watching tv and has done nothing ...

What should I do as I see my husband is not using his own proportion in his family? Should I support him to keep independent and works extremely hard like this?

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

28 September 2017 (F - I need honest opinion. My husband is the youngest and only son in his family. Got 2 older sisters. We are asian. We just married for a couple months ago. I found out recently that his sister has a glamourous lifestyle eventhough she keep borrow ...

Fiances mother is refusing to come to our wedding unless we change our plans

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

27 September 2017 (F - firstly, thank you for taking the time to read my post. I'm having problems with my fiancées mother. Backstory: me and him met in school, at15, we've been together ever since. We got engaged may 2016 in Fiji we had originally planned a two wee...

My boyfriend's mother came over and rearranged our bedroom, I can't find anything!

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

27 September 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been together for over 2 years now and we live together. He is 22 and I’m 20. Let me start off by saying, I think family is super important and I would never want to come between my boyfriend and his family. But it bothers ...

Tough love or does my dad mean it when he says it?

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26 September 2017 (M - I have a job which I'm not enjoying and parents who flip out at me, I suffer with depression and find that when I'm backed into a corner, I lose my anger and have to defend myself, ive been in trouble with the law, had partners who have cheated on ...

Hard to love a man's children like my own.

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

26 September 2017 (F - I've been dating a man for 7 months. I have no children, he has 2 daughters ages 9 and 7. He doesn't see them very often (once a week) on the weekends. I have spent almost every weekend with him and when he gets them. They are great kids don't get ...

I know I could have an amazing life with mistress but don't want to hurt my wife and children

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25 September 2017 (M - Hi. I am really confused and need advice. Here goes with a bit of background and my position. I am an almost 49 year old man and have been married for almost 25 years.we have 3 Kids.one of which has now left home. My wife gave up work 17 years ag...

My parents don't know about my relationship till I am 18. A parents advice would be nice

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

25 September 2017 (F - I am currently 16 and live in Victoria Australia and my boyfriend is 20 from punjabi india.All aspects of our relationship is legal We have been together for just under a year and my parents don't know i plan on telling them when i am 18 but his ...

Mother-in-law is interfering

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

24 September 2017 (F - Ive been married to my long term fiance for just a month. He treats me amazingly sweet. Especially in front of his family. Its been almost a decade and at first i can feel that they find it strange with how he treated me. I mean his mom and sister. ...

My ex had a baby and am sad, but I don't know why

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23 September 2017 (F - My Ex had a kid and now I'm depressed and I don't know why. We dated from 2012-2013 and I would have to say he was my first love. We ended our relationship horribly, he cheated twice and picked the other girl over me and we haven't spoken since. ...

I dated one guy, then his cousin and am now going back to the first man because his cousin was a cheater and a liar

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

22 September 2017 (F - Im a 25 year old female. I was dating A from 2006-2009 , then communication got lost between me and him , so in 2012 i got close to B which resulted in me dating with B. A and B are cousins. I stayed with B for a period of 1 month and i discovered...

My wife's sexual past has become a sticking point for me

This question has 16 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

22 September 2017 (M - OK this might be a bit long winded but here we go. So I have been happilyish married for nearly ten years now. I met my wife in 2003 while on my OE in London and we got together and started dating and then eventually the "how many people have you ...

I desperately want to reconcile with my ex husband. He had sex with me after he had broken up with his girlfriend but hasn't contacted me since

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

22 September 2017 (F - This is a long story and I apologize but I really need some advice from some neutral parties here. I am wanting to reconcile with my ex-husband. We were married for 4 years. He was and still is the love of my life but he left me for another ...

Need help/ideas/advice I have a controlling guy friend... He is a friend forreal.

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22 September 2017 (F - I have a contolling guy friend...i mean controlling in ways that i dont believe are healthy at all... Prob the worst hardest controlling techniques ever... And yes to me very odd and differant because he is my friend... in that sense i feel its ...

I am unhappy at home, and flirting with my ex boyfriend

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21 September 2017 (F - I am married for nearly 4 years and lived together for 5 years . Since having my son last year , everything has changed . We both very good with looking after our son but My partner seems to be on the phone so much , which has been locked fo...

I had an affair with my ex husband's cousin and don't know what to do with the feelings I have

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21 September 2017 (F - I am married, my husband is my best friend and I really don't deserve him. This is my second marriage to the same man, we married,divorced cos he left me for someone else and we were both very young first time anyway. We got back together and were...

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