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Direct Answers – Freedom of Speech

Freedom of Speech

I am an adult child of a violent alcoholic, and I resent my father and every other alcoholic in this world being referred to as a drunk, as Wayne and Tamara did in their recent response to the letter from Kitty... (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Censorship

Censorship

I am an adult child of a violent alcoholic, and I resent my father and every other alcoholic in this world being referred to as a drunk, as Wayne and Tamara did in their recent response to the letter from Kitty. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Far from Perfect

Far From Perfect

I felt in my gut not to marry him. At the time I thought it was just nerves, but now I realize it was the nudging of the Holy Spirit. You see, he and I are not of the same faith. He does not believe in God and never did. Yet I married him...
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Direct Answers – Unvarnished Truth

Unvarnished Truth

A few years ago I learned my father was cheating on my mom. I was sleeping in my parents' room, and my younger siblings and I had just come home from school. Because my parents' room is the most comfortable, I decided to nap there. Read more

Direct Answers – Lifting The Fog

Lifting The Fog

I have a problem that is probably all my own doing though I think it is largely caused by my family. I have a stable job, a good income, no major debts, and my wife looks after the house. I am unhappy, even resentful, my wife has made no effort to find even a...
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Direct Answers – Happy Ending

Happy Ending

After 25 years of marriage, I found out my husband was cheating on me with an employee at our company. I was overwhelmed with fear, hurt beyond words and confused as to what to do next. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Residual Burn

Residual Burn

Guys, if you can kindly offer a word or two, I'm grateful. You see, I can't get my ex out of my head. I think about him every waking moment, but they're not pleasant thoughts. They're memories that leave me with an explosion of anger and anxiety...every time. Read more

Direct Answers – Irreconcilable Differences

Irreconcilable Differences

I don't know where to start. I'm meant to be getting married in six days. My fiancé and I have been together three years, and in that time we've only had sex twice. Yes, twice. Despite this, he cheated on me a year ago. He says it was a moment of madness and he...
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