Category Archives: Direct Answers

Direct Answers – Weekly Relationship Advice Column

Direct Answers – Audacity


Here’s the deal. I just broke up with my girlfriend of a year and a half because I sensed she was losing interest in me. Later I found out through her girlfriends that she wanted to be single and unattached. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Oceans Apart, Not Worth The Wait

Oceans Apart

I think I’ve found the right people to ask this question. To get straight to the point, I am in love with my best friend. A girl. We’ve been close friends since we were sophomores in high school, and now we’re both 18. When we are by ourselves, one of us may come out of...
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Direct Answers – The Price Of Service

The Price Of Service

My wife of 13 years and I are, according to the counselor we started seeing recently, in the final death throes of our marriage. I have emotionally neglected her for years, and though the signs were there as plain as the nose on my face, this has been a shock and devastator....
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Direct Answers – No Returns or Exchanges

No Returns Or Exchanges

Hi. My name is Whitney. I am 23. I have been dating a 29-year-old doctor who is doing his fellowship. He is Asian, by the way, and I am an American. Six months ago he called his parents who live in Korea and told them he was going to marry this great...
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Direct Answers – Not in Kansas Anymore

My husband and I have been married 40 years. During that time he has had an affair on three different occasions, always with the same woman, his childhood sweetheart. The last time was eight years ago. Each time they broke up because he would not divorce me. Read more

Direct Answers – Deadwood


So much has happened in less than a month since I last wrote. I told my husband I wanted a divorce. He doesn't want one but agreed we shouldn't be married if I'm not happy. We settled on a three-month timeline for him to move out. Obviously there's much more to decide. Read more

Direct Answers – Fishing in a Teacup

I'm a high school student at a small private school. And when I say small I mean like 21 people in my grade! Out of the 21 people, only six of them are guys! Out of the six guys, only one of them kind of has my heart. Read more

Direct Answers – Insufficient Funds

Insufficient Funds

I cheated on my husband of less than a year by texting this guy constantly, going out of my way to see him, even saying I love you. About two weeks ago, we kissed. This all happened within the span of two months: so seemingly innocent at the very beginning, until it wasn't. Read more

Direct Answers – Not The Bunny Slope

Not The Bunny Slope

In January my application for an internship at a multinational was accepted, and I started as a trainee. The first week went smoothly. The next week everything changed. How? I fell for my manager. He’s single. (more…)...
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