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Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am
I’m a guy in my late 20s. Two years ago I started a friends-with-benefits thing with a woman, which honestly has turned into one of the most relaxed, comfortable relationships I’ve had. Unfortunat
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Thursday, May 5, 2016 12:00 am
 I’m a happily married 30-year-old woman. A co-worker pointed out a senior trainer at work constantly sneaking lustful glances at me. I was later assigned to his section. We quickly became clos
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Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:00 am
My boyfriend of a year used to fly into rages. He and his ex had huge, ugly screaming fights. He now uses “mental tricks” to stay calmer. Obviously, rage is a bad thing, but it’s also a passiona
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Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 am
I’m a woman in my 20s, and female friends and I find that, generally speaking, once a guy gets into a relationship, his texting dwindles into brief news bites, like “fell asleep!” or “phone di
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Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:00 am
My boyfriend mistakenly sent me a text meant for somebody else – a real estate agent with my same first name who’s showing him apartments. This made me feel like I’m unimportant – easily confu
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Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 am
When I got remarried, I inherited a stepdaughter. Though she and my husband had been estranged for many years, I was instrumental in getting them to reconcile. I’ve come to regret this. She is a rag
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Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am

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 My boyfriend travels a lot, and when he’s away, he wants to video call over FaceTime. Well, I look absolutely hideous on FaceTime, and I don’t want to do it. And really, who doesn’t look s
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Thursday, March 17, 2016 12:00 am
My boyfriend is going to a dinner out of town to get an award for a film he made, and he didn’t invite me. When I told him I felt excluded, he said that he was embarrassed because his parents are pa
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Thursday, March 3, 2016 12:00 am
I’m in a new relationship with the sweetest, most generous girl, but I’m hesitant to let her do nice stuff for me. In my previous relationship every single nice thing my ex did was held against me

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