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  • 'My ex-boyfriend is sabotaging my future'

    I am in love with someone but I'm scared. My ex-boyfriend told my family about my current relationship, so we had to break it off. I love my boyfriend though. What do I do?

  • 'Help! I can't stop watching porn'

    I think I am addicted to pornography. I spend hours watching it and often skip meeting my friends so I can watch more of it. Is there anything I can do to stop? I have tried stopping it for months, but it hasn't happened

  • 'I jerk off four times a day... Is that too much?'

    I masturbate around four times a day. Is this normal behaviour? I think I should cut it down a little but I don't know how to

  • 'I love her, but she can't leave her husband'

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  • 'Finding a girlfriend is not all song-and-dance'

    How do I get a girlfriend? I've been trying for a long time...

  • 'I want more sex, but she's not interested'

    Q. I want to have sex as often as possible because I like it. My girlfriend refuses more than half the time though, saying she's not interested. Is there any way of convincing her?

  • 'How do I get girls on Facebook?'

    What's the best way to attract the attention of women on Facebook? Should I put up photographs of myself doing cool things?

  • 'Not sure if he likes you too? Just ask him!'

    I am in love with a guy but I don't know what his feelings for me are. We are good friends, so I am afraid of expressing myself and losing a good friend. What should I do?

  • 'Girlfriend going away? You can make it work'

    My girlfriend is moving to the US in a few months. We don't want to end our relationship, but I don't know if it will work. Do long-distance relationships usually work?

  • 'My girlfriend was flirting on Twitter'

    I think my girlfriend was flirting with someone on Twitter last week. I confronted her and she said she wasn't, and added that she doesn't even know the person. What should I do about this?

  • 'Communication starts with the small things'

    I am often told that communication is an extremely important part of any relationship. Are there things I can do to make sure my boyfriend and I communicate more?

  • 'My husband never responds on WhatsApp'

    My husband never responds to messages on WhatsApp. He says it's distracting. Should we speak to a counsellor about this?

  • 'I love my friend's kids, but my family doesn't'

    I am a 46-year-old bachelor, with no siblings. I lost my parents recently, so I moved to my aunt's place in my village where I have a piece of land. I am undergoing some treatment, so I took a break from my career...

  • It's 2016 - if you like him, just make a move!

    I can't stop thinking about this particular guy. Maybe I'm just infatuated with him. I've tried ignoring him, but it just gets worse. Should I talk to him about it? Will that scare him away?

  • 'I love my girlfriend, but not her temper'

    I love my girlfriend a lot but she sometimes loses her temper with me. I have managed to deal with it for a while now, but her anger tires me. What do I have to do to maintain this relationship?

  • 'I'm in love with him, but he is just using me'

    I was in love with this guy for a very long time when we were both in college together. After we graduated, we went out for a month and had sex a few times at a hotel. He then dumped me saying he didn't think we were good together...

  • 'You don't need anyone else for pleasure'

    My boyfriend pleasured me recently. I didn't know what to call it at the time, but it felt good. I asked him to do it again the next day, because I can't do it myself. Is this harmful?

  • 'What's more romantic than quality time together?'

    I want to surprise my girlfriend with a romantic gesture. I don't want to take her to a fancy restaurant, an awful action movie or a walk along Worli seaface. What do you suggest I do?

  • 'My girlfriend never has the time to meet me'

    I have been dating this girl for two years now. I don’t know if there’s something wrong with us now though, because over the past three months, she says she never has the time to meet me...

  • 'My girlfriend snoops on my mails when I'm out'

    I think my girlfriend reads my emails when I leave my computer unlocked. I find this disturbing, but there’s no way of proving it. Should I just ask her?