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Direct Answers – Weekly Relationship Advice Column

Direct Answers – Breaking Tradition

Breaking Tradition

I am a follower of your articles because I think that you give honest answers to the questions given to you. My daughter, who is 30, is to be married next year. She is living in New Zealand, our homeland. I am her dad and have lived in Perth, Australia for eight years. Her mum...
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Direct Answers – Lawyer Time

Lawyer Time

My husband of 10 years is divorcing me. We have three young children. He says the past two years have been hard on him because I didn't care about him, which is a lie. I love him. I have always loved him. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Horse Sense

Horse Sense

I’m a girl, 17, and I have known this guy my whole life. The boy I’m talking about is dealing with a lot right now. Four months ago his mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and recently started treatment. (more…)...
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Direct Answers – Meaningless Tears

Meaningless Tears

My daughter and her husband have been married seven years. Childhood sweethearts. They have a 6-year-old child. They own their home, are financially secure, everything looks good. A couple of days ago, my husband and I received an email from her telling us she has been in an affair for three years with a friend...
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Direct Answers – A Hard Truth

A Hard Truth

I find myself mid-40s and single. I've never been married or engaged. I tend to stop relationships pretty quickly when my gut tells me the person is not right for me. Twice in the last few years I've found your column of great help. On both occasions I felt great pressure from family,...
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