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How to get dates after college

I think I’m a dateable person; there are certainly more attractive and charming gentlemen out there, but I believe I have things to offer.

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Her mother hates him

“I don’t really know what to do, because my ex-girlfriend wants to come visit me and have fun as friends, but her mom simply won’t allow it.”

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She refers to her late boyfriend as her current ‘boyfriend’

She has said that her “boyfriend” would approve of me and that he is happy for her.

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Her ex is up for a ‘booty call,’ but she wants more

They split over her drinking, and now he says he can’t commit to more than dinner and hooking up.

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We slept together over Thanksgiving

“I know, I’m an idiot.”

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She didn’t want to host Thanksgiving

But he invited his family anyway.

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They are dealing with the fallout of an STI

I have been in a relationship with a wonderful woman for a year. However, I recently found out that she passed a permanent STI to me (she did not know she had it), and it has left me reeling.

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She asked for some space. Is writing her a letter a bad idea?

He’s filled with regrets. He wrote a letter of apology and commitment. Should he send it?

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Seven-year affair gives her ‘50 Shades’ of excitement

My close friends who know of this claim he is a narcissist and just using me to make himself feel good. But I just can’t quit him.

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Rejected at the gym

“The next time I saw him he was very friendly, but I pretended to be indifferent. The time after that, he noticed my presence and started flirting with other women.”

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He wants to date one woman at a time

So many people seem to be dating three or four people at once instead of focusing on getting to know one person.

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I’m married with kids but still pining for the one that got away

Twenty years after our breakup, I’m back in touch with my old boyfriend and feeling confused.

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Is he busy? Like, really busy?

He said there was an illness in the family, and that he had a lot going on at his job for the next two weeks, so he wasn’t sure when we could see each other.

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Have they been talking too much?

One day, my messages were delivered but not read, despite him being active on WhatsApp. It was the first time that had happened.

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Advice: What’s the right way to critique a friend’s writing

My friends ask for comments on their writing, but they never seem to like what I say. Is there a secret?

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She wants flowers. Not running shoes.

My boyfriend is not a romantic at all, to be quite honest. He’s loving and kind, but he’s not one to buy me chocolates and flowers or express how much he’s in love with me.

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When will she trust him again?

I think I have forgiven him, but now every time he calls drunk, I get really uneasy.

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Surviving at work, after dating the boss

Her boss broke up with her, and the office got frosty. Should she let things heat up again?

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They have different financial priorities

I wouldn’t mind how he spends money, but I’d like for him to have a plan.

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Tinder showed up on my boyfriend’s phone after a drunken night with the guys

Her boyfriend can’t remember what he’s done after hanging out with his pals. Can she trust him?

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‘He has told me he sees no reason to get a divorce’

I’m not clear on why, although it appears to me that he just doesn’t want to pay for an attorney and go through the process when it doesn’t matter to him.

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Was it wrong to suggest dinners at home?

I don’t want to make that suggestion again in my next relationship if it was a mistake.

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‘For three years, I’ve yearned for more’

He has taught me the California lifestyle; I like some of it.

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It bugs me that my boyfriend’s ex is always in the background

She keeps up with my boyfriend and his family on Facebook, and wants to connect with me, too. What to do?

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She never returned

She is my person. I am willing to take drastic measures to demonstrate my love and commitment to her. Please help.

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Her husband was on Ashley Madison — then Flirt.com

How do I confront him? I already gave him a horrible profile update.

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She has to ask boyfriend for romance

I have given him specific suggestions — like he could plan a night out and just say, “Get in the car, we are going somewhere!”

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Does she have to break up with her work friend?

She found out his girlfriend is pregnant. As happy as she is for them, her heart instantly broke. She thought they were very close. Why didn’t he tell her earlier?

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He ignored me for a day, and I may have overreacted

She responded to his silence with some immature breakup texts. Is there any coming back from it?

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He’s the landlord now

This makes me extremely hesitant to date other men.

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He got someone else pregnant

“I got angry because it’s something he should have told me.”

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He’s angry I sexted someone else

Mind you, J and I were not sleeping together at that time.

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Did her boyfriend sleep with his roommates?

They have told me how funny he is, how good looking he is, and how lucky I am, and the girls themselves are all pretty attractive.

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She’s stood by her philandering man for decades. Time to stop?

She’s endured years of affairs, but worries that their adult children will think less of their father if she leaves him.

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Should she cut contact?

“I feel like I’m kind of holding on to this idea of ‘us’ instead of moving on completely.”

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She fell for her boss during her internship

This past winter, I started an important internship. It went smoothly for a week and then everything changed. I started bonding with my manager and couldn’t help but fall for him.

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He kicked her out

Why won’t she come back?

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What do you do when your partner doesn’t want to move with you?

He was ready to propose but my grad school plans could derail all that.

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In an almost-relationship with a roommate

He doesn’t want to hurt me, but I’m just confused because he does seem to want to be with me.

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He has to be pushed

I love him and he’s a great guy, but even with the strong family support, he just can’t commit to life decisions.

He says something’s missing. Do they have to break up?

Despite the good changes, his feelings haven’t grown the way they should have by now.

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Our house ties my husband to his ex, and I need out

I don’t want to divorce him, but I want to leave until we can settle it.

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He gave her best friend a virtual kiss

Since then, I feel like I can’t trust him as much.

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She’s ready to trade six-packs for dad bod

Let’s just say that this guy was not physically my type whatsoever, so I turned him down. (Yes, I was the worst.)

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Her boyfriend hangs out with her ex

Is it wrong for me to get mad?

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He booked a trip without me

When I got upset, he bought a ticket for me. But now I don’t know whether to stay or go.

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One year in, they hit a six-month lull

He tells me that he loves me, which I believe, but there’s no action to back that up.

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Is it weird for him to sleep in bed with his female friends?

She is a bit older than him, and they have always been “just friends,” but I don’t care. I find this to be completely insane.

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He wishes he’d talked to her at the wedding

I was wondering how weird it would be to send her a message on Facebook. Is that something I definitely shouldn’t do?

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He wants to hit pause on their relationship

They’re in their late 40s and essentially living together. But now he says he needs time to think, and she’s confused.