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Red Flag if the guy on first date does not pay for my food?
A guys asked me out to a dinner and picked the restaurant. Toward the end, when the waiter came to drop off the bill, the waiter leaned toward the guy and put the bill
I decided not to accept my friend calls the remainder of the year
I am fed up now with her rudeness when it comes to text messaging. She is married and we usually talk on the phone when she is on her way home from work. But
GF got raped, what do I do?
My gf got very drunk a few nights ago. She was wasted. Usually, her and another male co-worker come home together, so she waited for him. She was very drunk but
Am I not worth the drive?
Hi everyone, I feel like this is a somewhat common problem, yet I still need another perspective.
I have been dating my boyfriend for a year and a half. He is a good
Simple question or ungratefulness?
I've been dating a man long distance for almost a year and a half. His birthday was Saturday and we had already agreed to see one another in 2 weeks through New Year's
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One of the biggest causes of stress and unhappiness in life are failed relationships. Making a relationship work is one of the most important life skills a person can learn. If individuals cannot maintain lasting relationships, they, without any doubt
Young Couples Prefer Cohabitation to Marriage
It has been already known for some time that fewer and fewer individuals are willing to get married, and a new research just confirmed how much the marriage rate has dropped down in the last century.
Long Distance Relationships Can Actually End Up In Marriage
It has been universally acknowledged that having a long distance relationship is not such a good idea, especially if there is no known end-date to the separation. Endless phone calls, expensive plane tickets, low satisfaction
How To Survive A Partner's Betrayal
Some people say that when we deeply love or care about someone we automatically open the door to betrayal. I am not sure whether such statement holds true or not, but one thing I know for sure - relationships are never easy and, no matter what we might pi
Being Single During Holiday Season: What Can You Do About It?
Being single around the holiday season can get many people extremely sad and depressed. Everywhere you go, you see other couples doing shopping together or making out in front of shop windows, and when you come home all alone, you understand that you have
Michael B First, M.D.
Michael B. First, M.D., is Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and is a research psychiatrist in the Biometrics Research Department at New York State Psychiatric Institute. He was the editor of the DSM-IV text and criteria, and now maintains a private practice in Manhattan. ...
Talk me off the ledge of REVENGE
So, some know my background. Married with 2 kiddos. And some know that my husband has in the past texted a woman he went to H.S. in secret. He of course blamed that his friend and him were doing it as a joke, and he just didn't stop. The second time he