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When one friend seems distant, what should the other friend do?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted yesterday

21 January 2019 (F - Is it better to wait or break friendship? Two people who were close now are drifting apart. One is ignoring the other and the other is waiting. One tried talking to see if there are any issues but the other didnt gave clear answer. Other just said ...

I’m sad and lonely and find myself masturbating too much. Any advice?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted yesterday

21 January 2019 (M - ive just turned 30 and I've been sad and alone recently. Every time i asked a girl out either: they're gay, not dating "right now", or see me better as a friend. recently things in my life haven't been going well. personal failures and lif...

Is he completely dense? Should we just give up trying to tell him he’s making the biggest mistake of his life?

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

19 January 2019 (F - Hi guys so firstly this us a follow on from a post at Christmas- thank you all for your excellent advice The situation was a mutual good friend had got himself involved with a girl we all knew was bad news- disrespected him, took money and gene...

Am I friendzoned or is there a chance she might change her mind?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

16 January 2019 (M - Met a girl from Bumble and here's how it's gone dating wise: Sat 29 Dec - went for a few afternoon drinks. Sun 30 Dec - Went out for a meal and more drinks, ended up staying over at hers kissing most of the night, slept together but we didn't h...

How do I deal with a friend who is demanding, irritating, needy, narcissistic and whiny?

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

15 January 2019 (F - Hi Aunts and Uncles! I often wonder what do people mean when they say that someone is a "good person" or a "bad one". That's why I hesitate to label anyone with just good/bad. My question today is: How to deal with a friend who's needy and na...

I'm separated and my friend of years is making subtle moves on me. What do I do?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted yesterday

15 January 2019 (F - im falling out of love with my husband do to his emotional and verbal abuse.Been married for 15 years but together for 25 there is no intimacy for the last year or so.Occassional hug here or there .However he is great with our daughter relationship ...

Is she The One?

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

14 January 2019 (M - Okies, I really need your help with this one. I want to make this the year I sort this out. So, I have known my female friend for 10+ years and I liked her from early on. We have lived together even shared the same bed (platonically) a...

I feel like the definition of a failure, any words of wisdom?

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

14 January 2019 (M - Hi all. I am 15 years old and have recently been challenged with some difficult feelings. I'll sum up the story: A decent while ago (about 4 months ago), after two years of having feelings for my close friend, who I've known for a long time, I fin...

Will I ever get the chance to massage her all over?

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

7 January 2019 (M - Hi, on the question of massages, I have a friend who will let me massage her back, neck, etc and feet, but not butt. She has also allowed me to see her topless, but she doesn’t fancy me and we also cuddle in bed a bit when she sleeps over. She ...

None of my friendships ever work out!

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

6 January 2019 (F - Feeling pained! Because I realize that none of my friendships are working out. I feel that people don't have any real respect for me and that I must be doing something so horribly wrong to keep ending up in the same position time after time. I cr...

Was I in the wrong to tell her to let my boss know? Is ending our friendship justified?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

6 January 2019 (F - So My husband works in the oil field industry and we live 12 hours away from home. We are alone in the state we are in, and have no family close by. In 2017, My husband befriended his coworker and wanted me to meet his coworkers wife so I could have ...

How do I get in touch with him?

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

6 January 2019 (F - Hello everyone reading; On Wensday (02/01), I had to get my hair braided at my hair dressers house. While I was there, the was his gentleman who came to the living room (Where my hair was being braided). He stood next to me trying to take someth...

Social and dating housekeeping - how to get things your way without being "intense".

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

5 January 2019 (M - I'm very triggered by people who unreliable, flakey, put you on the bench, in social and romantic situations. Say for instance people who keep their options open but keep you hanging. What is a chill way to call attention directly to the ...

We got into a fight and now my friend no longer wants to be friends

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

5 January 2019 (F - Recently i got into a row with one of my best friend. We have known each other for 9 months now and we used to be very close. We have had lots of fights and now she gets irritated on small small things. If i ask her to come out to meet, she ignores. ...

My b/f is spending so much time with his best friend that I think he'd rather be with him than me

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

4 January 2019 (F - Is this a sign that something is wrong? I've been with my boyfriend for 2 years but recently I feel like he doesn't want to be around me. He lives at home with his parents,aged 25 and me at home with my parents ages 24. We usually see each other 5...

How do I deal with this overwhelming friend?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 18 days ago

4 January 2019 (F - Hello there, I have this male friend in class. He liked me from the very beginning. Sweet guy but tries too hard to impress, is shallow in his approach to falling in love (may be due to lack of experience). I know for a fact he's smitten from att...

I would like to grow this new friendship by meeting outside of that one activity, but I’m worried she will think I am trying to put the moves on her

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

3 January 2019 (M - I was in a long distance relationship for about half a year. In that time, I felt lonely so I signed up for some things that interest me. During one of those things, I made a female friend who is also in a long distance relationship. Since then, we ...

How do introverts and those living with social anxiety make friends?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

3 January 2019 (F - So I haven't posted on here before, and I guess I'm just hoping for some ideas or thoughts on how to make friends when you have social anxiety. This is a bit long-winded, so please bear with me, but I wanted you to get a bit of an idea about my ...

Has anyone experienced fake friends?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

3 January 2019 (M - Has anyone experienced fake friends? Ones that will do enough to be there but on their own terms. So I have a friend I have known since child, and he is actually very negative. If I don’t say something right, he will jump at it to steer it in a...

Was my friend manipulating us to look good on front of my family and didn't really intend helping me?

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

2 January 2019 (F - Thank you Aunts and Uncles for the advice you gave me last time I posted on this subject: I've had a friend since we were born - my father's best friend's daughter, who's been using my inability to tell her "no" for a few decades... Anyway... I di...

I had unprotected sex with a friend and now I am worried

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 21 days ago

1 January 2019 (F - I had unprotected sex with a friend . I don’t know what I was thinking but I’m so worried now. I thought he had a condom but I got carried away when he said he doesn’t . I had to ask him after a couple of days and he said he doesn’t have any...

My friends are all so busy enjoying themselves they forget about me.

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

1 January 2019 (M - 2018 was a difficult year but unfortunately I have realised I have no real friends. What would you do in the situation when you feel like you have no true friends. 2018 has been tough time with family issues, and finances however I feel like beca...

I feel like the laughing stock because I want boundaries

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

31 December 2018 (F - I'm wondering if this situation is worth breaking up over. Right now we're on the brinks because I'm mad about it. The guy I've been seeing for almost a year now is a hippie, I'm not, though i like to party with hippies sometimes. We had a brief ...

Accused of being antisocial for turning down a guy?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

30 December 2018 (F - My dad loves to accuse me of being anti social and saying "that's why you have no friends". We were at a friends place and there is a single guy there who I see a couple times a year. We aren't friends (acquaintances) and we do not share interests. ...

My new job demands much more of my time! Any advice?

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

28 December 2018 (F - Three weeks ago I started a job in my career path that I’ve been praying for for a long time now. Great location for me, benefits, union, pay is good, the whole nine yards. I feel so overwhelming blessed for me and my family. The only downside to ...

Should I stay friends with her?

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

28 December 2018 (F - My close friend really confuses me sometimes. When we get too close she pushes me away...when i go far, she pulls me close. Intially we used to talk a lot over phone chats etc. Now she says she doesnt like it. She used to get jealous of other people ...

I think this guy is holding back from me.

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 22 days ago

27 December 2018 (F - got into online dating. Had a couple of dates with a fab guy. i could see him as the one. maybe early but theres something so different in a fantastic way we have also taken it slow we chatted for 2 month before meeting. we have both deleted our ...

Does he still like me? Am I over thinking?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

27 December 2018 (F - I ve been seeing this lad for a couple of months. We spend hours talking and he always asks about my life. On nights out he will.stay with me all night in the club rather than his friends. When people ask us what we are sometimes he says I m his mrs ...

She sent me a text saying "lets break up" but I didn't even know we were in a relationship???

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 28 days ago

25 December 2018 (F - My close friend keeps refering to our friendship as "Relationship". Recently we had a fight and she texted me saying "Lets Break Up".Does that mean we are into a relationship?...

Should I even try to remain friends with her after the way she acted?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 27 days ago

25 December 2018 (F - The other day I went to dinner with my friend who I actually considered one of my best friend so we were having dinner and it w and We ordered our food and both of ours took a long time to come but hers came before mine and she ate hers and she ...

Male friend wants to discuss sexual fantasies ....he has a girlfriend!

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

25 December 2018 (F - No, I am not looking to make him my boyfriend Just want to know if its normal for men with girlfriends to want to talk to their female friends about their sexual fantasies? he even asked if i had a boyfriend and when i asked why he said because...

My close relationship with my friends has changed ever since they had a baby

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

24 December 2018 (F - Not sure what to do with my friends. We've been friends for a few years and we got on really well always having dinner together and drinks. Celebrating birthdays, Christmas's and new years together. We were really close. Then they announced they ...

My friend has gotten himself involved with a bad girl and I want to help him but unsure what to do

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

24 December 2018 (F - I'm worried about a guy friend as he's got himself involved with a girl who is bad news. Hes started distancing himself from everyone who's warning him and is distancing himself from close friends She's a complete bitch sorry to say - take a mon...

I'm really sad and discouraged with my life

This question has 14 answers - newest was posted 26 days ago

23 December 2018 (M - Anyone have any advice for someone in late 20’s. I have studied to high level, but don’t have job anymore. It’s been half a year, and I simply cannot afford anything. Friends kindly ask why I don’t have work yet,l. I guess that’s their way of ...

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