Category Archives: Direct Answers

Direct Answers – Weekly Relationship Advice Column

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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Direct Answers – Officially Not dating

A few months ago I started dating a great guy. We were polar opposites, but still found a way to click with no effort. I was the happiest I had been in a very long time. We had a great time together and seldom fought. Truthfully, I never experienced a connection like this...
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