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  • 'She doesn't like talking to me anymore'

    My girlfriend and I have been together for a year. We used to have a great time initially, but over the past four months, she doesn't like speaking with me for more than 20 minutes

  • 'How do I tell her it's over without hurting her?'

    I don't love my girlfriend anymore. We have been together for a year now, but I don't feel as if we connect...

  • 'My best friend is cheating on his wife'

    My friend told me that he was having an affair with a subordinate who is married and has a child. He said she was involved with her previous boss too, who was his predecessor at the company...

  • 'How can I rekindle the passion in our marriage?'

    We have been married for 10 years, with three kids. I am 36 years old and my wife is 35. Lately, my wife says she has no romantic feelings for me...

  • 'I don't trust my lying, cheating husband'

    Four months ago, an anonymous caller informed me that my husband had been having an affair with a childhood friend's wife for three years...

  • 'My Russian wife wants us to move back to India'

    I was born in India but have lived in Russia for many years. My wife, who is Russian, has been asking me to move to India but I don't want to because it is not a safe country for women, especially foreigners...

  • 'Your life shouldn't revolve around him'

    I have been in relationship with this guy for 4 years. We loved each other a lot, but he changed after I went on a trip with classmates this January. Since that time, he has fought with me often and attacked my character...

  • 'Is it safe to pleasure myself in a public loo?'

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  • 'I hate it when he posts my pics online'

    My boyfriend has a habit of putting up risqué images of me on Instagram. I have told him repeatedly that I am not comfortable with it, but he doesn't seem to get it

  • 'I can't stop obsessing about her past'

    I married the girl I love, even though it was an arranged marriage. I live overseas and when we first began talking to each other, we realised we had a lot in common. I finally came down to India to meet her, which is when she told me about an earlier relationship...

  • 'How can I help if he shuts me out?'

    My boyfriend doesn't open up to me about anything. He doesn't say much, doesn't tell me how he's feeling and expects me to guess what he's going through which can be very frustrating after a while

  • 'Help! My temper ruins all my relationships'

    I am an extremely angry person. I have been told this by a lot of people for years, but have only begun to take this seriously over the past year or so because every relationship I have been in has ended on account of my behaviour. How can I change that?

  • 'He keeps pushing me to drink with him'

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  • 'He's perfect, but I am not happy'

    My boyfriend is almost perfect. That sounds strange, but it's true. He's sweet, considerate, kind to animals, respectful to my parents and other people, honest and attentive to my needs. The funny thing is, I'm not happy with this relationship

  • 'My husband is rude to me'

    I have been married for 6 years now. Things have been bad for the past 2 years because my husband and I enjoy absolutely no quality time

  • 'Reality check: Mr Irresistible is a myth'

    Is there any foolproof way of being irresistible to women? I don't mean dressing well or using the right perfumes. I mean any behaviour that makes men seem cool to women?

  • 'I'm still not over my ex-boyfriend...'

    Is there a specific period of time after which we lose our feelings for people we have been in a relationship with? My boyfriend and I broke up over two months ago, but I can't seem to forget him

  • 'We can't even agree on what movie to watch'

    My girlfriend doesn't like watching any of the films I like. She insists on documentaries, which I find boring. If we can't agree on watching something together, can this relationship last? Should I ask her to try harder?

  • 'Birthday girl, you have some growing up to do'

    It's my birthday next week and I want my boyfriend to take me to dinner but he says he can't because he has an important meeting at work and may be fired for leaving early that evening. What do I do?

  • 'My girlfriend wants me to graduate'

    My girlfriend wants me to graduate, but I think I should start working so I can earn money and take her out to better places. She doesn't get this