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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.

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Does she want more than friendship?

Every time we see each other, she gives me a hug that seems more than casual.

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‘My friends think I’m crazy and stupid for waiting around’

I really like him and am fully aware that I may end up hurt in the end, but I want to be with him.

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Having dreams about another man

Ever since he messaged about his girlfriend, I’ve been weirdly jealous, and I keep having sex dreams about him.

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I lost my BFF to my ex

The divorce and co-parenting were going fine until my good deed for a friend turned sour.

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She hooked up with her friend’s ex

“I always told myself I wasn’t the kind of friend who does this, but I did.”

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Strung along and then ghosted

I’d ask him to call, and he’d say “right after I finish this” . . . but then no call.

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Her boyfriend downloaded Tinder

I did not find any conversations, but it broke my heart just to see that app.

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Is his mansplaining a reason to break up?

Plus, a woman secretly pines for one of her best friends. Should she confront the situation?

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When can they get back together?

We are currently not contacting each other, but have promised to maintain a close friendship.

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Family tragedy leads to a broken relationship

He noticed questionable things about her after her father died, such as strange behavior or her deleting texts. Turned out she was dating his cousin.

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How to break up before college

Last week, he told me that he wanted to end our exclusive relationship early, and that there wasn’t really a point to it if we’re just going to break up in September anyway.

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After sex, his ‘behavior instantly changed’

After sex, his ‘behavior instantly changed’

Is her sex drive too high?

Now when I press him for sex, he tells me I am putting too much pressure on him. He says I nag him. He says I’m ridiculous and that as a woman, my sex drive is too high.

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He compares everyone to her

I am angry that one day she wanted to meet my family and kids and the next she wanted no part of them. Where do I go from here?

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My crush connected with me — on LinkedIn

Is it a sign he is looking for something deeper?

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Taper off or end it now?

He claims to still want to be friends, but at this point we can only really send each other memes or dog photos because any conversation beyond that leads to a fight.

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Can’t stop thinking about her cheat

No relationships really make it from the ages we started going out, and I know she needed space. So why am I struggling so much here?

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He lied about friendship with a woman at work

When I confronted him he said, “Yes, I have spoken to her multiple times and I have lied about it.”

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Why do my ex and I still use the ‘L’ word?

We broke up, and for good reasons, and I moved away. But she still says I love you every time we talk.

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Turns out, he has history with her friend

Anna has had a boyfriend for a year, but I still can’t help but worry.

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We realized we were living together and I ‘freaked’

I want to be clear: this is not a case of “I am not feeling it” — quite the opposite. There’s no one I’d rather spend time with than her.

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He’s out until 6 a.m.

I want to believe him but I have this horrible feeling that he’s lying to me.

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How long is too long to wait for my ex to take me back?

He’s rejected my attempts to reconcile. But he didn’t completely close the door, and I’m left hanging.

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She doesn’t call him back

I waited but she didn’t call. I called her, didn’t get a response, and then sent a bunch of frustrated messages.

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He voted for Trump, she wants to save the world

It’s easy to say we shouldn’t talk politics, but these days, it’s less about politics and more about moral foundations.

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He wants ‘fun.’ This isn’t fun.

I was super jealous and upset. He became defensive and distant. He told me he just wanted “fun,” and I was heartbroken.

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My boyfriend wants me to stop eating lunch with the guys at work

She’s had lunch with male colleagues for years, but now her boyfriend says it’s time to cut it out.

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He wants to plan the next step

While at a wedding a few weeks ago, she admitted she was afraid I would propose soon, before she’s ready.

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She says she’s too old for a nonrelationship

I fear I’m sticking around for an easy confidence boost instead of taking chances in the scary world of dating.

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She’d like a label, please

I tend to live by the self-help book/dating guide “The Rules,” if you can’t tell.

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Sorry buddy, I don’t want to be friends after breaking up

What’s the point, after a short relationship with a bitter breakup, of trying to be friends?

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A karaoke night crush

Even though we circulate separately to talk with other people, we always end up talking to each other by the end of the night.

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Should they move in after long-distance?

He wants to live together, and I am leaning toward it, but I’m worried about taking this step too soon. The two-week periods of living in each other’s apartments were easy, but I don’t know if that means we’re ready.