dear diana

  • 'She said she dated me to make someone else jealous'

    I was in love with a girl for a very long time and, eventually, she told me she felt the same way about me. We were together for around two years, after which she broke up with me

  • 'I have a crush on a guy at work, but I'm his boss'

    'I have a huge crush on someone at work, but he reports to me and this could cause a number of serious issues at work. Should I still tell him how I feel?'

  • 'He comments on women even when he's with me'

    My boyfriend likes commenting on every woman he sees, whenever we are out together. These are disparaging remarks about their looks or what they wear...

  • 'He used to harass me, but says he has changed'

    I was married for a year until things began to go wrong. My husband began harassing me for all kinds of things, then began threatening to divorce me

  • 'Is it wrong that I'm 27 years old and still a virgin?'

    I am a 27-year-old virgin. Is this okay at my age? Does it affect one's health? Marriage is not on my mind

  • 'I caught my boyfriend snooping on my Facebook'

    I left my Facebook page open a few weeks ago, and returned to find my boyfriend scrolling through my timeline. I haven't spoken to him since. Should I?

  • 'He's moving to another city; should we break up?'

    My boyfriend is moving to another city for work and I don’t know if it makes sense for our relationship to continue. I have asked him to end it, but he thinks I'm being pessimistic for no reason

  • 'We're hurting, but we don't know how to end it'

    I wanted to make my relationship last for at least a year, because the earlier relationships I had didn't ever go beyond six to eight months. The thing is, I know this isn't going to work out because my girlfriend and I have almost nothing in common

  • 'I want friends in India to watch her at all times'

    I live in Dubai while my girlfriend lives in India. We haven't seen each other for six months and, even though our relationship still feels strong, I can't shake the feeling that she may be cheating on me

  • 'She won't send me risque pictures on Snapchat'

    Is it wrong for me to ask my girlfriend to send me pictures of herself on Snapchat? I send her risque pictures all the time, but she is wary of doing the same thing. Doesn't she trust me?

  • 'She checks my phone, but won't let me see hers'

    My girlfriend checks my messages on WhatsApp. She doesn't like me using passwords because she thinks I shouldn't keep any secrets from her. What makes me extremely angry is the fact that she always refuses to show me her phone whenever I ask

  • 'Should I go out for coffee with my college crush?'

    I was in love with a guy for two years while we were in college. He was dating someone else at the time though, so we didn't even consider going out. Recently, I ran into him at an office I was visiting and we began chatting

  • 'After our break-up, our friends are taking sides'

    I belong to a tight circle of friends and we have been together since childhood because we live in the same locality. A year ago, I began dating a girl from the same circle. We broke up after a few months because things didn't work out, but since then, some of my friends have begun taking sides

  • 'How can I make her see my point of view?'

    We have been dating for a year now but have never been able to have sex for some reason or another. She says she wants to, and I do too, but it's always a lack of privacy or some issue that prevents her

  • 'I feel as if my husband is rejecting me'

    My husband doesn't like cuddling after sex. What can I do about this? I feel as if he's rejecting me

  • 'My boyfriend is uncomfortable with my friends'

    My boyfriend doesn't come to dinner when my friends are around because he says they make him feel uncomfortable. How can I convince him to turn up?

  • 'My girlfriend wants me to use WhatsApp!'

    I don't use WhatsApp, which annoys my girlfriend. I have told her repeatedly that I don’t trust messaging apps, but she accuses me of not wanting to stay in touch. How can I resolve this?

  • 'My best friend and I are in love with the same girl'

    I am a 16-year-old boy in love with a girl. We were in the same school and know each other well, and she is also a part of my circle of friends. We go out together often. I love her, and I think she has some feelings for me, too

  • 'How do I tell my boyfriend he has bad breath?'

    How do you tell your boyfriend he has bad breath without offending him?

  • 'I apologised, but she continues to be resentful'

    My partner and I recently had an argument. I felt awful about it soon after and apologised to her, but her body language towards me continues to be resentful. She says it's okay, but makes me look desperate all the time. How do I stop this?