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Me and You and That Guy

I can't stand my sister's boyfriend. He's coming for Christmas. They're inseparable. Now what? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 14, 2013 - 47 answers

What steps can I take to meet a family orientated partner?

I'm an early 30s male, I have spent the last few years living a very self-centered life, hopping around short term casual relationships. I recently had a change of priorities, and want to prioritise starting a family. The gist of the question is about compromise. What kind of traits should be prioritised in a partner? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 18, 2013 - 37 answers

How can I respond to questions I don't want to answer without hurting peoples' feelings?

After posting this question, I asked out a guy that I was interested in. It's going pretty great, except that my friends won't leave me the hell alone about it, and I want to think about something else! [more inside]
posted by windykites on Nov 25, 2012 - 8 answers

I mean I sure wouldn't want to know how often THEY get it on.

As an adult, how honest should one be with parents? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 24, 2011 - 41 answers

How can we reasonably intervene in our Grandpa's plans to remarry?

How can we reasonably intervene in our Grandpa's plans to remarry? [more inside]
posted by angsolom on Oct 4, 2011 - 48 answers

Single mom's teenager disapproves of boyfriend

Single mom's teenager disapproves of boyfriend - does it ever get better? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 26, 2011 - 27 answers

How do I stop wanting gorgeous woman who aren't my wife?

I'm a mid-thirties man, committed relationship, wonderful kids, good job, great life, but I can not stop chasing attractive women. And it is wreaking havoc. How can I stop this, and why don't I want to? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 25, 2011 - 69 answers

How Do I Make This Kid Go Away?

Completely awkward and odd dating conundrum.. My fiancé's teenage son has a crush on me. [more inside]
posted by xbeautychicx on Aug 11, 2010 - 63 answers

Rules for a Parent in a New Relationship?

It's been almost three years since my mother died, and my father has slowly been working himself back into seeing new people, but it's starting to cause major family drama. I'm 23 and live on my own in a different city, so this doesn't bother me much. But my 17 year old sister still lives with him, and she's really upset that this is going on. To make matters worse, the latest person he's seeing is my sister's favorite teacher from school. What can my dad do to ease this transition for my sister? What do both people deserve here? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 1, 2009 - 34 answers

I want to have my cake and eat it, too!

Posting for a friend: Is it possible to go to law school, find the "one", and have a family, or do I just have to pick one? [more inside]
posted by bolognius maximus on Jul 30, 2009 - 31 answers

Am I doomed to be a doormat forever?

Are relationships a zero sum game? Is there such a thing as a happy compromise? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 17, 2009 - 28 answers

Big, bad wolf

How to handle my boyfriend's father? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 2, 2007 - 54 answers

How do you know when to settle down and make a life for yourself?

When do you know that it's time to move on to a new stage in life vis-a-vis settling down with one person and starting a family? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 30, 2006 - 12 answers

I don't talk to my family. Does that make me a freak?

I've been estranged from my family for 3+ years. How can I explain this to a girl that I'm dating without seeming like a nutcase or weirdo? [more inside]
posted by Jake Apathy on Oct 21, 2006 - 32 answers

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