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I'm very attracted to a man who has kids and is separated. I'm torn about whether to move forward with him

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted yesterday

24 March 2019 (F - Hi all - any advice or thoughts on the following would be much appreciated as I'm at a total loss, something very uncommon for me. A series of events happened in my life that caused me to relocate to a brand new city without knowing anyone. ...

How do I make real friends?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 3 days ago

21 March 2019 (M - I’m struggling to get through life without always being hurt or angry. I have no real friends that care. I have friends that use me when I have money and when they have money, they invite others and meet in secret to teach me a lesson. I recentl...

Is it normal to be a bit incompatible in your sex life?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

21 March 2019 (F - I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years and when we first got together, we had quite a lot of sex. Before him, I hadn't really found anyone that I "clicked" with so kind of went without. When we were first dating, we did it a LOT. Like, 2 times a ...

Why is my partner's brother so negative about us all the time?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 4 days ago

20 March 2019 (F - Hi there , so my fella and I are moving in together After 6 months of dating we both have a child each and all get on fantastic .. the issue is his brother is always negative about things .. our cars are rubbish ( his car is older than ours ) o...

Is the grief causing him to treat me badly?

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

19 March 2019 (F - Hello. Firstly just for some context I was in a on and off relationship for 10 years with the sweetest best friend of a boyfriend who was my high school sweetheart but his lack of ambition and lazy attitude I couldn't take anymore. We are ...

His priorities don't make sense

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

19 March 2019 (F - DEAR cupid, my boyfriend I and have been together for a year and 1/2. We have been living together for a year. We have been experiencing issues and decided to end our realationship to work on ourselves and our relationship. This is where it gets ...

Is this trainer being friendly or flirting?

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 5 days ago

18 March 2019 (F - I hired a female personal trainer to help me achieve my weight loss goals, and she is co-workers with another personal trainer who is male. I see him around often and a couple of times he has said hi to me, and when he was getting his client on the ...

She thinks there was a hidden message about being fat in my fruit and yoghurt comment

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

18 March 2019 (M - So I have been with this woman for 18 months. Our relationship has been perfect so far, no arguements, always get on. Today she had an arguement with a friend and was not very happy after. She sent me a message saying she was going for a walk and ...

I am not sure that I can be the support system I think my b/f needs

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

18 March 2019 (F - Hi all! I have been dating my BF for about 4 months now. The relationship was very fast moving and we basically were pretty "offical" after a few weeks of dating. He was pretty intense, But I felt like I had finally found someone who really cared...

I'm having doubts about my 5 year relationship

This question has 1 answer - newest was posted 7 days ago

18 March 2019 (F - I am in a 5 year relationship and starting to have serious doubts about it. I'm not sure if I want it anymore, and pressures are growing around marriage, mortgage and children. There's no apparent reason as to why I'm feeling this way... nothing ...

I'm growing concerned that my girlfriend is on the phone for hours with "friends"

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

17 March 2019 (M - Girlfriend oh phone with other guys for hours late at night..... So my girl and i have been together for a while. We like to fall asleep on facebook messenger videochat at night. Ive been getting worried because most nights I'll try to call her ...

How do I make our troubled relationship better again?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

16 March 2019 (M - I unintentionally insulted a girl I liked. She told me how she struggled with school in the past. I tried to care for her and said "It must be difficult for you". She misinterpreted my meaning, got angry and thought I looked down on her intellig...

He is trying to make it out like I’m overreacting, but why buy gifts for his female co-worker?

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

15 March 2019 (F - Hello, Looking for any advice on how to keep pushing forward and leave be okay with my decision. Last week I found out my husband purchased flowers for a coworker. He states he was just being supportive because she hosted a networking influenc...

Why am I kept separate from his family?!?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

14 March 2019 (F - Im not sure what to do. Ive been seeing a guy who i met from work for around 2 years, we dont work together now and we have separate places too. The relationship got off to a rocky start due to work colleagues gossping and me cheating with an...

I really like her but she's giving me mixed signals

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

13 March 2019 (M - Hi I really like a girl and get mixed signals, sometimes I feel she likes me and other times she is distant and feels like she is pushing me away. It's really a day by day thing. Some days she is clearly interested and then others seems to want to...

Why is he not respecting my boundaries and allowing me to move on? Does anyone have any advice about how to move on and stop loving the father of your children?

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

13 March 2019 (F - My ex broke up with me after 4 years together. We had a toxic relationship with many rows and turbulence. Saying that, we had ALOT thrown at us in the 4 years we were together, much more than what a normal couple would go through in their lifetime. ...

I don’t know how to deal with his awful moods!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

12 March 2019 (F - Hi, i just wanna ask someone here if you have this kind of experience. Im living with my bf. Yes i do love him and i think he love me too. But this everyday dealing with his i dont know how i can call it " sometimes he is fine, he is happy he is in ...

Divorced guy asked me for drinks then backtracked and said that we should stop before things get complicated!

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

10 March 2019 (F - Theres this guy that ive been talking to via email. We know each other well due to his son going through school with my brother. Ive always liked him, but never really said anything. So recently I decided to send him a message to see how he was. We ...

Am I just paranoid/jealous or is my boyfriend's cousin really weird with him?

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

8 March 2019 (F - Hi I've been having weird gut feelings. Ever since I've started dating him his cousin seems to have a problem with me. She's accused me of changing him when I haven't done anything and sent me hate messages which caused tension between me, her and ...

She said yes to the date...but her female friend wants to join us as well!

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

8 March 2019 (M - I asked a girl on a date and she said yes. but we were not sure what day we were both free. A few days later i suggested two dates, the first she was busy and the second she said maybe. A few days later we were chatting and I asked her to remember ...

She blocked me on facebook because I looked her up

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

8 March 2019 (M - Been seeing this woman for four months, have a lot of fun going out dancing movies places to eat, the sex is great, but she only has time to see me once a week,I told her I looked her up on Facebook, she got really mad,she said that's personal, so ...

I can't let go of what my boyfriend did

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

7 March 2019 (F - Hello, I recently posted about my boyfriend crossing the line. http://www.dearcupid.org/question/i-think-this-is-not-acceptable-and-he.html Him and I talked about it and he says he understands how I see that he crossed the line and that he will...

How do I cope with the end of this on-off relationship?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 18 days ago

6 March 2019 (F - I am having a hard time dealing with my situation.. I have been on and off with a guy for 6 years. I believed we had a connection and that was why we always came back to each other. He was always the one to call me and come back, I would go about my...

He is letting the landlord make our garden smaller! Am I wrong to be annoyed?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

5 March 2019 (F - hi am I being unreasonable with this my partner and I have been in a private rented house for 5 years I was at work the other night and a neighbour came to the door to tell us he had phoned our landlord about buying some of our garden for his nanna ...

I want to settle down he wants to date for a few more years

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

5 March 2019 (F - Hello, I just got out a two year long relationship because my boyfriend won’t commit to me. I’m not blaming him, I respect what he’s dealing with and I miss him A lot. But there were some flaws that I couldn’t ignore. We have been in a long dist...

I feel confused and anxious about him not speaking to me except by text Saturday evening!

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

4 March 2019 (F - I have been in a relationship for 18 months with a great guy.This is an intensely passionate but in my opinion emotionally healthy relationship.We have hurdles but we have overcome them.Apart from one massive issue which is my fears of abandonment ...

I don't want a one sided friendship but that is all I seem to get from the women in my life

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

3 March 2019 (F - I only have 3 close friends and one of them is really upsetting me. Actually, it's gone on for some years now and I don't know what to do. I don't want to cut off from her or upset her, but I also don't think I can stand her behaviour any more and I ...

How should I handle this situation with my boyfriend?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

3 March 2019 (F - I apologize in advance for the length:) I have been with my current boyfriend for almost 7 years( lived together for almost 5!)I am 42 and he is almost 50! His parents have never been very nice to me( the first day I went over to meet them I b...

I feel broken. Why couldn't my girlfriend have been there for me when I needed someone to listen.

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

2 March 2019 (M - I dont even know what to do anymore or how to feel. I feel so alone. I have many people around me, my parents, my gf, my best friend, my close friends, my colleagues. But no one actually knows the reality. I lost my new job I got due to not b...

He's doing weed yet again despite all my ultimatums

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 20 days ago

1 March 2019 (F - Hi So me and boyfriend will have been together for 3 years (March 11th) and are in the process of looking to buy our first home. However, throughout the relationship he has struggled with an addiction to weed. He has repeatedly told me he's q...

I asked my mother not to say negative things about my father and now she isn't speaking to me

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

28 February 2019 (F - My parents are divorced and I live with my mother and younger brother. The break-up between my parents was extremely sour. My father was never really the "#1 dad" type of figure because he had his issues with a drug addiction. My brother and I never ...

Could these have been semen stains ... is he cheating on me?

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

27 February 2019 (F - Hi guys. I just need some advise. I’m driving myself mad and keep toying between am I just being super paranoid or is my gut instinct trying to tell me something... basically I want to know show I be weary of my partner! We have been together ab...

I'm pregnant and work part time. My husband wants me to get another job to pay his parents debts.

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

27 February 2019 (F - My husband's parents owe a large amount of money to a family member which they can't pay. They have asked my husband to pay the money on their behalf, we are talking £500 per month for the next 10ish years. My husband works 9 to 5 and I work part ...

I'm 64 but still frightened of my dying mother.

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 24 days ago

27 February 2019 (F - My elderly narcissistic mother is dying in hospital and after a violent abusive childhood, I hate having to see her. She's an embittered, difficult, hard to please woman and I feel very nervous in her company. I'm 64 now, yet still frightened of ...

My bf just got tattoos for his deceased ex wife!

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

27 February 2019 (F - I'd like to have some opinions about my situation. My bf just got huge tattoo representing his dead ex wife. We became couple after he was separated from his ex but shortly after she passed away and he was the one found her dead on the floor at...

I have a crush on my lecturer, I think he likes me too.

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

26 February 2019 (F - Hi, I have a huge problem... I've been married for four years now. I love my husband and he loves me. We are both so busy so we sometimes don't have time for each other. But we still love each other and we know it. In the meantime, I'm st...

My new friend critizes my hair and clothes! How do I get her to back off?

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

26 February 2019 (F - I am 53 years. and 6 months ago I was in a shop and met a lady who is 43 years old, she asked for my number after chatting to go out for coffee. She then asked for us to go out in the evenings, I have serious medical conditions and not in posit...

I am so confused..looking for insight about this relationship..

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 27 days ago

25 February 2019 (F - I met someone 6 weeks ago. Im in my mid-40s and spent too long in a loveless, abusive marriage. Ive been alone for 3 yrs and was resigned to being done w men for good. I have trust and abandonment issues and have settled for weak, passive ...

I don't know what this man wants from me

This question has 12 answers - newest was posted 25 days ago

25 February 2019 (F - I am a lady in my 60s and have been in an on/off relationship with a guy of similar age for 5 years. We usually fall out because I get hurt that he has not included me in his family get togethers or not bothered to get me anything for my birthday. ...

How can I help this relationship survive?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 27 days ago

24 February 2019 (F - I am 40 F,3 years ago I met a 21F College student that was on a internship.(Asia)- I Never dated woman before. At the time I was in a leadership role within the college. She made passes and I resisted, because I was nervous, scared and becau...

Somebody keeps hacking my boyfriend or is he cheating?

This question has 18 answers - newest was posted 27 days ago

24 February 2019 (F - I keep finding my boyfriend on multiple dating/cheating sites and find his search history is filled with things like: Women near me to have with tonight? I have asked him about it and he says he didn't do it. Tat someone is hacking him. Is that ...

I try very hard to acieve at university but my parents think its nothing

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 27 days ago

23 February 2019 (F - At the moment, I'm a little upset with what my parents have said. Not exactly sure how I should approach the situation. So it started off by discussing how I'm already in my 2nd year of university and that in a blink of an eye, I would be in my f...

Why would my friend make a remark that she knew I would overthink and possibly be hurt by it?

This question has 16 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

23 February 2019 (F - Recently, I was crossing paths with a friend whom I haven't seen for a while. I was walking on footpath and she was driving by. I messaged her today to see how she was doing and mentioned that I'd been busy and had a'lot going on, so felt more...

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