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Relationship Advice

This page lists all my latest advice columns in all categories.

There are three main categories of advice. Click on any of the following links to see a summary of articles in that category:

Relationships Dating Sex

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Oct 15, 2013
Relationship Advice
Dear Dr. Love, I recently briefly dated one of my closest friends. We clicked really well and had feelings for each other and decided to give it a go. We are both in our 40s. After a few months, there were a lot of complications that we had not foreseen, perhaps because of the fact that we were such close friends and knew everything about each other. In any case, it reached a point where we could both see if was not going to end well. While I wanted to discuss this with him and end it nicely,...
Oct 15, 2013
Dating Advice
its been approximately 2 days since i last ate or slept. I woke up 4am in the morning just to post this as my heart is aching in ways i have never felt before. I think i screwed up on one of the best things that ever happened in my life. Before this, Since a teen, i have been in and out of numerous relationships up until recently when i broke up with my ex who i dated for 5 years. The break up was necessary because both of us were very unhappy and sometimes we treated each other like ****. Some...
Oct 15, 2013
Relationship Advice
My wife and I have been together a total of 8 years. There were a few rough spots where one or the other of us may have been going through something and our communication dropped off, leaving her feeling unappreciated or unloved. There were three instances that stand out in my mind. I could see her gravitating towards other men who were giving her attention, the attention she was wanting. I realize this much is my fault for not being more sensitive to her needs at the time, but I figured it was...
Oct 15, 2013
Dating Advice
Dear Dr. Love,    I just read the letter of July 9,2011, where a 27 year old lady says she is in love with her surgeon. She said everything that I could say about my surgeon!  I had a gastric bypass surgery on Dec. 11, 2012, to lose weight.  Today is Saturday October 5, 2013, and I have lost 120 lbs so far. My surgeon is 60 years old and I am 58.  I am a white female, and he is a white male.  He is divorced, has 4 adult children, and 3 grandsons that he...
Sep 30, 2013
Sex Advice
Hello,   I stumbled upon your website while searching for an answer to my condition. I am a 25 year old man and a virgin. I have had brief affairs in the past but none of them led to any physical intimacyAn intimate relationship is a particularly close interpersonal relationship. It can be defined by these characteristics: enduring behavioral interdependence, repeated interactions, emotional...(Click for full definition.): I haven't even kissed, to be exact. My primary problem is that I am...
Sep 30, 2013
Relationship Advice
Hi, I have a stepson who lives with me and he's fourteen years old.  I have to admit that my relationship is not the greatest right now with him.  I've been his stepmother for most of his life but lately he's been getting really out of control.  My husband is a truck driver and is away and so most of the time it's just the two of us.  The neighbor girl ( who i dont trustMutual trust is a shared belief that you can depend on each other to achieve a common purpose....
Sep 30, 2013
Relationship Advice
Hi, I have read many other posts but none relates directly to my problem as my husband insists he never had that "spark" for me.  My husband and I have been together 32 years, 27 years married.  It has been far from perfect since we come from different backgrounds and have disagreed more times than not.  The bottom line is that he announced that he wants a divorceDivorce is a legal dissolution of the marriage bond. Many couples divorce themselves from each other on an...
Sep 30, 2013
Sex Advice
I'm a 25 year old educated male. My girlfriend is a gorgeous 22 year old. We are madly in love and know that we will be spending the remainder of our lives together. We are generally very happy with our lives and our relationship. We compliment each other in every way. We have been together for 19 months. Initially her sex drive was very high and there was much experimentation and exploration of each others sexuality. She can generally orgasm within a few short minutes and she can sometimes...
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