Category Archives: Direct Answers

Direct Answers – Weekly Relationship Advice Column

Direct Answers – If I Can’t Have Him

If I Can’t Have Him

I started a new job in April 2016 and met a man who works in another department on the opposite side of our building. In August we started dating. In December I learned he had been seeing a woman who sat on the other side of his cubicle. He said they were...
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Direct Answers – A Line From Hamlet

To be or not to be. That is the question. After years of bad luck in relationships and seven years of being single to avoid further heartache, I met a lovely young man and started a relationship once again. Everything about him is great, the best thing being that he truly loves me and treats me...
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Direct Answers – When All Else Fails

During my sophomore year of college I met the most beautiful girl I'd ever seen. I built up the courage to ask her out, and to my amazement, she said yes. I was smitten. But after a few weeks of seeing each other, she drifted away. One night I saw her at a party with...
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Direct Answers – Where Do I Stand?

I've been living with my man eight years in a common law marriage. I love him. He has two girls, teenage twins, and he is a great dad. They live with their mother, who uses them as pawns to hurt their dad. She doesn't buy them anything, so he, in addition to paying child support,...
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Direct Answers – Alphabet Soup

I don't know how to deal with my mother. She is 70. Old age and smoking since she was a teenager have taken a toll. People get old and get sick. Their kids should take care of them. Understood and accepted. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Two Wrongs

I am 20 and have been in a relationship for two years. It is my first serious relationship. We love each other very much but have been having problems because he lost his job and finds it hard to get back on his feet. (more…)...
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