Parenting & Relationships

  1. Tell Me About It: He's not sure how to respond to 'I'm so fat'

    Relationships

     

    Q: The woman I love has some real issues with her appearance that I don't understand. The "ugh, I'm so fat" thing is just the surface. I tend to reflexively assure her, but she says that doesn't help at all. Then if I ignore the woe-is-me stuff, she just seems to wallow until I assure her, then it stops for …

  2. Tell Me About It:

    Relationships

    Q: I've spent most of my life working toward a certain career. Now, in my senior year of college, with acceptance to my grad school of choice and employment for when I graduate, I'm thinking about going a very different route.

  3. Tell Me About It: Husband's dishonesty threatens marriage

    Relationships

    Q: The first time I heard of my husband's good friend "Daphne" was when he added her to the wedding invitation list. He said she was his best friend, which seemed very weird to me since I had never heard of her in two-plus years of dating. She sent me a shower gift (very surprising) and traveled 200 miles …

  4. Tell Me About It: Be open when in-laws get you down

    Relationships

    Q: My husband invited his out-of-state family to his upcoming retirement ceremony. They have mistreated me for years, and about a year ago I ended my relationship with them.

  5. Tell Me About It: Don't think marriage will end your infidelity

    Relationships

    Don't rely on marriage to end infidelity

  6. Tell Me About It: Don't cut off your friend after his wife made a pass at you

    Relationships

    Q: I have a great friend whom I have kept some distance from, and sitting in my inbox is an email from him asking why.

  7. Tell Me About It: Consider possible consequences before trying to lose your virginity

    Relationships

    Think before trying to lose your virginity

  8. Tell Me About It: Don't hesitate to plan significant other time

    Relationships

    Make plans for you, not you and your beau