772 posts tagged with relationship by Anonymous.
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The Case of the Ex

How do I separate my ex's rejection/betrayal from my post-coming out anxieties? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 18, 2010 - 18 answers

I can't keep up with the happy-happy-joy-joy

Please give me some external validation that my supervisor's need for reassurance is really not ok, and advise on how to disguise my extreme discomfort. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 15, 2010 - 14 answers

Reality check, please!

Mother in law invited herself on vacation, I'm not happy. Am I being unreasonable? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 14, 2010 - 34 answers

Shut the door.

How to handle possible romantic interest from my boss? (Complication: I'm interested in him too but have no desire to wreck my career or relationship.) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 2, 2010 - 31 answers

Help for a Very Late Bloomer

I am a guy who is inexperienced with relationships. I like a girl who has been my friend for couple of years. I don't know what her feelings are. We sometimes hang out together, but usually with other people. I want something more but don't know how to proceed. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 29, 2010 - 16 answers

Where's the sex drive?

My fiancé has almost not sex drive. Am I screwed? No pun intended. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 28, 2010 - 29 answers

Boyfriend is scared to think about the future. Should I be patient or leave?

I'm in a new relationship that's going great, but he's scared of thinking about a future together, and we have different views on kids and marriage. Should I be patient, or is it better to cut my losses? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 23, 2010 - 27 answers

My partner has developed agoraphobia, what do I do?

My SO is housebound by agoraphobia. What should I expect of his recovery? How can I help and how can I avoid hindering his recovery? And how can I best reduce any detrimental impact on my life and our relationship? Nice big snowflake enclosed. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 20, 2010 - 13 answers

Is it okay to date a student once the semester is over?

Is it okay to date a student once the semester is over? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 17, 2010 - 64 answers

How should healthcare professionals act when they (or their loved ones) are patients?

Health-care workers of MeFi: how do you act around doctors when you or a family member is receiving care? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 17, 2010 - 19 answers

melodrama, fade-out, third option?

How do I dial back a friendship before my heart gets trampled any more? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 10, 2010 - 32 answers

Is it possible to refurbish this mess into a more reasonable friendship? If so, how?

At baseline, I'm terrible with keeping in touch even with uncomplicatedly good friends. This situation is far from uncomplicated, though. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 9, 2010 - 21 answers

Need help dealing with SO's depression

Need help dealing with my SO's job-related depression. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 8, 2010 - 10 answers

Break up, yep.

Break-ups and the future: how to proceed? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 4, 2010 - 17 answers

Can you marry, date other people, and stay sane?

Married and dating? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 4, 2010 - 58 answers

How do I handle a divorce with geographical complications?

I'm seriously considering asking my wife for a divorce but need help figuring out how to deal with the logistics. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 1, 2010 - 15 answers

healthy relationship unsupportive parents

I still want my parents' approval and support, but that's just not going to happen. How do you maintain your relationship with your unsupportive parents? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2010 - 32 answers

Is it a crush or just being nice?

I think a friend of mine may have feelings for me, but I'm not sure how all that works nor what to do about it. Can you help a romantically clueless girl in the right direction? Details below. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2010 - 18 answers

Dealing with GF's Relationship OCD

My girlfriend's OCD and anxiety causes her to get stuck in loops of obsessive thought that really mess with our relationship. How can I deal with this better, and can therapy help her? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 19, 2010 - 26 answers

Non-Psycho Approach for New Relationship Issue

New relationship: Is it appropriate to ask who boyfriend is hanging out with and if so, how does one approach the topic without coming off as a psycho-control-freakazoid girlfriend? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 8, 2010 - 24 answers

I screwed my new boss. Now I want to date him. Help?

One week into my new job, I slept with my boss. Now what? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 5, 2010 - 40 answers

I Dread This Visit

How do I deal with a new boyfriend's new look? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 29, 2010 - 35 answers

I don't know, he's just sort of faceless.

The person I'm going out with claims they have no sexual imagination, essentially. Can this be true? What can I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 24, 2010 - 46 answers

How to repair a business relationship after a lawsuit?

How should I repair my relationship wth my former employer after a lawsuit? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 21, 2010 - 6 answers

How do I rebuild trust and relationships with my family?

How can I rebuild my relationship with my SO and my parents when someone seems set to undermine it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 10, 2010 - 6 answers

Is her excessive temper a red flag for our wedding or can it be overcome?

I am months away from a wedding with deep reservations about my future wife's temperament, which often becomes physically violent. How do I persist? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 31, 2010 - 371 answers

Friend sexually abused his girlfriends.

Found out a good friend sexually abused his girlfriends. Paralyzed. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 29, 2010 - 26 answers

It isn't over, but it is.

I'm ending an awesome relationship because I'm moving to a different city for a much better job. How to make the best of our last few weeks together, and what's the "healthiest" level of contact to maintain? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 22, 2010 - 6 answers

Forgive someone who stole from you?

Is it possible to forgive and go on loving someone who stole from you? (Long-winded story inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 19, 2010 - 40 answers

Breaking up: yes, hard to do.

How can I do this break-up right? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 16, 2010 - 12 answers

I lost my virginity and got herpes (maybe)

Yet another herpes post. There's been so many of these lately it's like an ominous sign. My boyfriend has genital herpes. I might have contracted it from him. I have already gone to a doctor and am awaiting test results. Help me/us prepare mentally and emotionally. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2010 - 9 answers

Now or later?

Break up today or next week? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2010 - 33 answers

Should I choose between my boyfriend or my career....2 years in advance?

Should I choose between my boyfriend or my career....2 years in advance? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 4, 2010 - 24 answers

Tough decisions regarding my dog

I adopted a dog a few years ago and now I'm considering the possibility of giving her up. I feel awful about it and I'm not sure what to do. Good reason for doing it: starting med school. Not sure if it's a good or bad reason: Boyfriend hates her. Really long, but if you can handle it, I'd love some insight. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2010 - 54 answers

Oral sex - how risky is low-risk?

Unprotected oral sex outside my relationship: is this risky enough to warrant a confession? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 22, 2010 - 26 answers

Is it ethical to encourage someone to cheat?

Is it ethically sound to encourage a friend to cheat on her abusive partner as an excuse to leave the relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 17, 2010 - 44 answers

The internet is for porn, and it's driving me nuts!

Porn. Guys love it. It drives some girlfriends nuts. I am apparently one of them in my current relationship, but not in the past. I know this is a subject that has been discussed over and over again. Somehow I feel like I'm losing my mind and need advice on where to go next with this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 17, 2010 - 46 answers

It bothers me way too much that my wife has stopped reading for fun

My wife has stopped reading for pleasure. I'm a writer. This is really starting to bother me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 15, 2010 - 91 answers

Should I cry over you-Filter

Help me turn the light on please. LDR boyfriend is active on adult sites, through live encounters, with real people. I am willing to understand, yet there is more to it. Where to draw the line ? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 7, 2010 - 34 answers

Weathering the relationship doldrums

How do I fall back in love with my girlfriend? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 6, 2010 - 16 answers

Carry-on baggage

Relationship issues involving long-distance and extended vacations. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 5, 2010 - 10 answers

Friends and lovahs?

Transitioning from friends to something more—good idea? How to do it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 1, 2010 - 6 answers

James and Mary we're not

Help me navigated the political differences between me and my spouse! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 28, 2010 - 42 answers

He's moving, I'm not. How do we ride it out to the end?

Help me make the best of the last two months we have together? He's moving, not dying. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 26, 2010 - 13 answers

Calling all Aspies

Dear Metafites who have been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, If you are in a romantic relationship (or hope to be in a relationship in the future), what would you like your girlfriend/boyfriend to know about AS? Are there any books on AS that you would want your girlfriend/boyfriend to read? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 25, 2010 - 6 answers

Cheated in a relationship, what to do next?

Looking for a way to deal with the bad feelings, both within me and coming from the ex, after a relationship ended. Problem: I am a massive tool and it was all my fault for cheating on her. How do I say sorry? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 22, 2010 - 30 answers

My entire life is up in the air

I feel empty and unfulfilled in every major aspect of my life. Please help me see a way out. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 21, 2010 - 12 answers

Friends 4 now benefits later?

How to tell a friends with benefits that you dont want the benefits for now but perhaps may want them later? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 15, 2010 - 10 answers

I want goo-goo eyes, not "goo-goo-ga-ga".

When I met my boyfriend, he was dry and witty, but now that we're comfortable, he has started to cutsey-talk constantly, and I don't like it. I wonder if this babytalking softie is who he really is on the inside, and the dry jokes were just a social defense mechanism for the rest of the world. Obviously in a relationship you'd want your partner to be their true, vulnerable self; but what if you might actually like their tough, social front better? How to deal? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 14, 2010 - 40 answers

wandering into a poly mess! i'm down

A couple for me, poly for her -- how does entering into somebody else's polyamorous context 'work'? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 11, 2010 - 10 answers

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