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  1. Tell Me About It: Woman trying to get pregnant is frustrated

    Relationships

    Q: I've been trying to get pregnant for over a year, with many doctor visits along the way. We are finally heading in the right direction but this has really taken a toll on me, both physically and mentally.

  2. Tell Me About It: Tween is calling out family's white lies

    Relationships

    Q: My 11-year-old daughter is going through a phase right now of extreme, black-and-white thinking. Right is right and wrong is wrong. This is challenging sometimes.

  3. Tell Me About It: Grandpa is the creator of the family drama

    Relationships

    Q: I am at my wits' end with family drama. I will spare you the ugly details and start with the most recent heartache.

  4. Tell Me About It: Dying mother-in-law seeks forgiveness

    Relationships

    Q: My mother-in-law has terminal cancer. She is undergoing her second round of chemo, and it's unlikely that she'll be around for much longer.

  5. Tell Me About It: Mom's social media feed is nauseating

    Relationships

    Q: My husband and I have a 4-year-old grandson. His mother, our daughter-in-law, is a professional photographer who posts photos of her boy on social media at least once every day, stating how exceptionally wonderful, smart, special, you-name-it he is.

  6. Tell Me About It: She's consumed by boyfriend's ex drama

    Relationships

    Q: My boyfriend is divorced and the relationship with the ex is contentious and bumpy. I struggle when I hear the things he has to go through; I can't imagine how he feels. I am the type to get super emotional when I hear about what I see as injustices.

  7. Tell Me About It: Responding politely to unwelcome gifts

    Relationships

    Q: If someone does something nice for you but it turned out to be more of a hassle or you didn't appreciate the gesture, how do you politely tell them that you truly wish they hadn't? For example, someone gave you some chocolates or cupcakes when you are trying to lose weight. Or the baby sitter folded and put …

  8. Tell Me About It: Mom-to-be should practice letting stuff go

    Relationships

    Q: I am six weeks pregnant; we confirmed it last week. My husband then told two of our closest friends without my knowledge. He told me he wanted to get me a gift and was at a loss at where to start, so reached out to them for advice.