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Five Years of Marriage!

Five years ago today Drew legally signed up for a lifetime of my bullshit. So far, he's hanging in there. He even told me that the years have flown by, and I agree. I feel very lucky that we found each other and that we took a risk on long-distance love and that I moved [...]

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From the forums: I have been with my husband for about four years, and we've been married for about a year now. It was apparent very early in our dating that his father is quite a character. He is able to make a good living at his job, but he wastes all of his money [...]

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I met a guy online over the summer. We had three PG dates and had a really great time together. We went away for a weekend on our fourth date, and he asked me to be his girlfriend that weekend. Four weeks later, after lots of relationship talk and his being super keen, he called [...]

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I have been with my boyfriend for a year and a half now. I'm 20 and he's 40. My family doesn't approve because of his age. My whole family hasn't been together in forever and we finally had the opportunity to get everyone together for a family reunion in Brazil this past weekend. My boyfriend [...]

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“He Dumped Me Before Our First Date”

I went to my aunt's funeral last week and ran into a guy I hadn't seen since high school, 26 years ago. We talked for a minute, and he asked me to lunch so we could catch up on everything. When I passed my phone number over to him through my mom, he immediately gave [...]

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“Should My Wife and I Let Someone Watch Us?”

My wife and I are a young Indian couple. I am 33 and she is 30. We have been married for seven years now and we do not have any kids. We both love each other very much and cannot stay without the other. Now our sex life is good, but recently we were talking [...]

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“My Husband Keeps Cheating On Me”

My husband and I have been married six years. We are happy and have fun together. However, off and on over the course of our relationship he has chatted with women online behind my back on various hookup sites. He has even texted a friend of mine flirtatiously, and she immediately told me. Now he [...]

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It’s time again for Shortcuts. For every question, I’ll give my advice in just a few sentences because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great that being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. I am a teenage [...]

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Reader Recs: Lyra’s Loves

Dear Wendy readers are some of the most intelligent, stylish, super cool people around (it's a proven fact), so, when a commenter suggested I create a regular feature for them to recommend some of their favorite products, it was a no-brainer and Reader Recs was born. Today's recommendations come from Lyra, who is a 20-something [...]

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“My Husband Isn’t Fighting For Me”

I just read your response to the woman being upset about not being invited to her sister-in-law's party. I was Googling info because I'm in a similar situation. My husband and I recently separated — nearly divorced — and are currently back together trying to rebuild our marriage. He was invited to his best friend's [...]

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I have been married for 28 years but the love is dead. I have been having an affair for two years and am madly in love with this woman and she with me. We were making plans on one day getting married after my divorce. I have been going to school full-time along with working [...]

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The following essay is a guest post written by my friend, Emily Morris. When I was 21, I moved to Berkeley, CA to be a nanny. I didn’t know anyone there except my friend and her husband, who were both in their early forties at the time. I had a car to use and weekends [...]

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I have been dating my boyfriend for 10 months now. We have a great relationship, but he has problems with communication. He doesn't really like to deal with issues, and he would rather avoid them by sweeping them under the rug. But that's another story. What I'm really writing you about is his mother. His [...]

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“His Family Won’t Give Me the Time of Day”

My fiancé and I have been together for two years and got engaged six months ago. He's from a different state, and, to be near his family, we moved from my home state to his right after we became engaged. All I have received since living here for the past six months are a lot [...]

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It’s time again for Shortcuts. For every question I’ll give my advice in just a few sentences because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the need to hear it so great that being as clear and frank as possible is simply the best way to go. I recently started dating [...]

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