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Sister didn't invite me to her birthday but instead asked me to watch her kids. Advise please.

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23 May 2018 (F - Sister didn't invite me to her birthday but instead asked me to watch her kids. Advise please. So recently, i got a text from my sister asking me if i could mind her kids on a Saturday night for her birthday (which at the time was about 6 weeks aw...

Has anyone completely moved and drastically cut everyone off because I want to do just that

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted yesterday

23 May 2018 (F - Has anyone felt this way in their thirties? I love in a major city in the east coast (US) and I want to so desperately leave my job my family my everything behind - I almost want to disappear and go missing - a lot of things in my life have turned ...

I just learnt that my girlfriend was sexually abused by her stepfather and his friend but I can't seem to move past this information

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted yesterday

22 May 2018 (M - I’ve been dating this amazing girl for two years. We took our relationship very slow because we both had been in long term relationships that ended badly. Our relationship is close to perfect we’ve actually talked marriage recently. We were talking ...

Recently there is a lack of trust from both sides!

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

21 May 2018 (F - I'm in a relationship and have been with the boy for 6 months. We had a very good start to our relationship other than a few anger issues he had where he would get too angry too easily. Beside this it was pretty much perfect. Recently he found out ...

My youngest children have fallen out with my oldest child!

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted yesterday

21 May 2018 (F - I have 3 children who are now young adults and 2 of them have fallen out with their eldest sibling. I have tried for almost a year now to get them to talk and they’re all willing to talk to each other as long as the other party says sorry first. ...

Please help to explain to my sister that I am not a monster for looking at porn!

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

18 May 2018 (M - I need the help of the people of DearCupid here. I have been trying to explain to my sister that all guys look at porn one way or another but she wouldn't listen and thinks I am a monster for looking at images of naked women. I have been a role ...

If I’ve fallen for him and my parents don’t approve of me being with someone, what do I do?

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

17 May 2018 (F - I met my friend when we were both just 10 years old. We kept in contact for years but were never close.. we just always make sure to wish each other on birthdays and chat to catch up and see how we’re both doing. But just last year in September, we ...

Should I keep in touch and message him from time to time? Or leave it to him? And how long are we on hold for?

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

17 May 2018 (F - i met someone in february at a friends party and we hit it off immediately, only he suffers from mental health issues because of a past abusive relationship anyway recently my mum had a go at him through Facebook for going to see his friend instead ...

Did my boyfriend snub my son by not saying goodbye to him?

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

17 May 2018 (F - Something is bugging me. I drove my boyfriend to work today. His car is in the shop and he doesn't live with me. My 13 year-old son was in the car too. After I dropped off my boyfriend, I was going to drop my son off at school. Well, my boyfr...

Should I send snapshots to his siblings and his mother?

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

16 May 2018 (F - Recently after another classic domestic between hubby (59) and me, I was at the end of my tether... I asked hubby how he would like me to talk about his mother in the same manner of profanity he speaks to me day in day out? Later I did apologize, ...

I wish he would look at me and see I'm drowning, instead of calling me lazy, or belittling my parenting, cooking, whatever.

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

15 May 2018 (F - I have a laundry list of concerns that I have really no one to turn to with. So I moved across the country to be with my bf and so our family could be together. 2 and a half yrs and 2 babies later, I'm unhappy. It hurts to admit. I have a roof ove...

I am upset at how he dealt with Mother’s Day! What would you do in my shoes?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

15 May 2018 (F - Hello. My bf and I are 35, cohabitating. We have kids but not with each other although I am quite close with his. I was really upset on mother’s day because I woke up to an empty, messy house but a gift and cards left out. Apparently he thought the ...

My 16 year old daughter wants to spend time with these older men! What do I do?

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

15 May 2018 (F - My 16 year old daughter has recently made some new friends. At first I let them come round to our house only. My issue is they are in their late 20's. They talk about music as my daughter plays guitar. But now she has been wanting to go see their ...

How can I deal with my upbringing ?

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

14 May 2018 (F - Hello aunts How can I forget my childhood? I come from a communist country (Europe) was basically raised here my whole life so I am Americanized but my parents had an arranged marriage - I still live with my folks as I am saving to buy a ho...

I was abandoned by my mom, my dad's girlfriend has managed to put a wedge between my father and I and I'm hurting

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

13 May 2018 (F - Hi I'm really upset, I hope you can help. My dad when I was younger was horrible to me and my mum, I won't got too into things but when he was drunk he took is anger out on me, I was 6 year old and constantly covered in bruises ( my body not my ...

Should I tell my parents I am sexually active?

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

13 May 2018 (F - Okay, I’m 17 and I just lost my virginity about a week ago. My parents don’t know and I’ve had a few of my closest friends tell me that I need to tell my parents. The thing is, I’m terrified that they won’t let me talk to my boyfriend or be with him ...

At what age would young couples move in together?

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

13 May 2018 (F - Hello. I am 21 years old and already wanting to settle with my boyfriend. We have made plans in the future to settle and live together as in get an apartment and eventually a house. I am in university full time and seeking part time jobs. We both ...

Why did he invite me, then say nothing about me going with him?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

11 May 2018 (F - I’ve been seeing a guy for almost 4 mths. I’ve met his friends but not yet his family. From what he has said they know about me and he’s tried to introduce us before, however that was about 2 mths ago, which I felt to soon. He has met some of my f...

Will the intimacy return? Do other new parents feel this way?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

10 May 2018 (M - Okay, to put a little background into this for better understanding, my wife and I have 2 kids. One was born at the end of January this year, but with the way I am, I don't handle the infant stage very well. I have quite the temper and crying ...

Husband cheated on me with my cousin

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

9 May 2018 (F - Hey everyone something is really bothering me, I've been marries now for 5 years we have 2 little boys and just recently I found out while I was marries my husband had sex with my cousin 3 times so he was overseas when that happened see I brought ...

Is 19 years old an age where it is appropriate to stand up to parents?

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

9 May 2018 (F - My question is fairly simple.. Is 19 years old an age where it is appropriate to stand up to parents? Here's my situation... I'm the type of daughter that literally does everything my parents say, for as long as I remember. Of course, being ...

I tried so hard to give my parents a better life but it's all wasted on them and somehow I'm the black sheep

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

9 May 2018 (F - Hello Friends, I am Indian, aged nearly 40 years. I live with my parents as I have never been married. My parents are not financially sound but have regard in family/friends circle. My younger brother is working in India but not in same state. I...

My boyfriend and his cousin sister's behaviour made me sick to my stomach. Am I overreacting?

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

9 May 2018 (F - Please tell me if I'm being overly conservative. My boyfriend and I have been dating for four years, and this is the first time his aunt and two cousins, one 12yrs old, the other 14yrs old came to visit. Since this is my first time meeting the...

How do I distance myself from my toxic siblings?

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 15 days ago

8 May 2018 (F - Okay so, it all began about a year ago. I've been having issues with both my elder and younger sisters. Before my younger sister came along, my elder and I were super close. Atleast we were, about a year ago. Now my you get sister is 12, an...

He’s taken to sleeping on the sofa! How do I approach this?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

7 May 2018 (F - Hi I’ve been with my partner for 5 years our relationship has always been good we rarely argue but just lately he has taken to sleeping on the sofa it started out cos our daughter was poorly with a virus so I put her in bed with me so I could look ...

My boyfriend says it’s time for me to give him my virginity!

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

6 May 2018 (F - My boyfriend tell me it's time to give your virginity I cannot wait it's has been 10 months we are together I know he is my boyfriend and has the right but am scared of my parent if one day know about it ?? my boyfriend don't have a good job my ...

Is having a child something that you can end up thinking wow this is the best thing I have ever done or do you stick with your gut feeling?

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

5 May 2018 (M - My girlfriend and I have been together for 5 years and are just in the process of buying a house. She is wanting to have children in the next 2 years. The problem is I have never really been interested in having a child. I have a good job which I ...

Our teenager's actions are causing problems in our marriage

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

4 May 2018 (M - I guess what we are experiencing with our 15 year old son is not much different than what every parent of teenagers has been since eternity, but it is still stomping us, and leaving utterly frustrated. Our son has stopped being interested in ...

How do I deal with pregnancy envy?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

4 May 2018 (F - How do people deal with pregnancy envy?Im a single women and my last serious relationship ended last year. During my relationship with my ex we talked about children and he always said he felt we weren’t ready but he did want to try within t...

Am I being irrational for wanting him to show me a picture of his bedroom?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

3 May 2018 (F - So I have been going out with boyfriend for 9 months, and have been introduced to his parents. His parents are really weird about having people over. They don't like to. So I'v never been inside my boyfriend home. Yesterday we were going to the ...

Stay with my Sugar Daddy to help my financial issues, pursue a real relationship, or both?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

3 May 2018 (F - I have a really sensitive issue that leaves me in a dilemma and a lot of guilt... There's this guy I've been dating for awhile, let's call him M. He really likes me for who I am, he's very serious about me and very appreciative of me. He's been...

I’m 19, nearly 20, and my parents object to me dating anyone!

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

2 May 2018 (F - Awhile ago, I posted a question and well another issue has arisen. I'm a 19 year old trying to get my parents to start letting go now as in loosening their grip on me a little. I know for a fact that I really started growing up since I was 15 y...

Is it okay to delete from your life a parent (father, in my case) that has never cared for you?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 18 days ago

2 May 2018 (M - Long story short - my parents separated (my mother and I got kicked out of the house) and later on divorced when I was 1. My father never paid a dime of child support. Times were different and it was very hard for my mother to legally force him to ...

Should I report a teacher for teaching 7 year olds about sex?

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

1 May 2018 (F - 3 days ago my 7 year old daughter came to my house asking me about why guys can only wear condoms, she was too curious to know more about sex and the male genital. I was shocked how she knew the word condom, from who and why she is asking me this ...

My uncle says I remind him of my abusive father

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

29 April 2018 (F - I feel like ive caused a massive family rift by asking a silly question. Ive had a difficult relationship with my uncle for many of my adult years. He is often very sullen and angry around me. I get short snippy answers to anything i say. He is 48 ...

Should I trust her on birth control?

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

26 April 2018 (M - I'm 32 years old, dating my 22 old girlfriend for 3 months and days ago we had sex without condom and it was amazing, I almost forgot how good it feels lol, last time I had unprotected sex was with my ex wife who I divorced three years ago. Since ...

Married man damaging my reputation.

This question has 17 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

26 April 2018 (F - Previous Post: http://www.dearcupid.org/question/i-want-out-of-this-relationship-with-a.html About a month ago I ended an affair with a married man that I was having. We texted and called daily and we slept together on the weekend but I told it ...

We've split up,he wants me to move out.

This question has 13 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

26 April 2018 (F - Hi Dear Cupid. I have been in a relationship for three and a half years and my partner split up with me once more and said we are done and that we can still be friends....does friends work? We still live together, are sleeping separately and ...

My confidence is shot, I know I'm better off but I want him to realise it.

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

26 April 2018 (F - My ex of 8 years dumped me 4 months ago, he was and still is an alcoholic and takes heroin and crack and blues and pregabs plus antidepressants ( bought of the streets) I tried helping him and loved him so much , in the past year before the break up ...

Partner's dad flirting with me

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

26 April 2018 (F - I've been with my partner for 4 years. I have noticed in the past few months that his dad may be 'flirting' with me. We get on pretty well and I find it easier to chat with him than his wife. We tend to laugh and make jokes. Sometimes, I notice him ...

I have feelings for a man 20 years my senior

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 23 days ago

26 April 2018 (F - I have this weird question I'm hoping someone can help me with, I have romantic/sexual feelings for a much older man and I've recently told him this. What I want help is should I roll with it or try to move on? He's an old friend of the family and I ...

I want out of this relationship with a married man but he is making it difficult.

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 29 days ago

24 April 2018 (F - In September I moved to a new area for work, shortly after I started my job i had a coworker that started flirting with me. He is really cute and sweet only problem is he is married. He like me moved to the area for work, his family is actually four ...

I'm tired of being the other woman but love him too much to let go.

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 29 days ago

24 April 2018 (F - I have been seeing A married guy for nearly 8 months. He spending every free moment with me we do things we go away sometimes, we talk on the phone multiple times a day every single day. He has been great fI me, He’s caring, attentive, Generous ...

Every relationship ends the same way ....

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 31 days ago

23 April 2018 (F - Hello, I'm 23 years old (f) suffering with anxiety and bipolar. In my childhood and teenage years, I suffered from emotional and physical abuse, and it's affecting my relationships with people right now. My dad was one of the people who made me feel ...

Their Grandma wont drop the subject, what do I do?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 30 days ago

23 April 2018 (M - A few years ago, my sister-in-law's grandmother and her boyfriend went to Alaska on a vacation (the boyfriend is now decease). We talked about Alaska and I mentioned to her that Alaska is my dream vacation. I did my research and realize how much...

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