Requiem For A Scream And Flee Market Capitalism
July 8 2015
WEDNESDAY, July 8 — Q: I’m a 28-year-old woman in a relationship with a really great guy. The problem is, it started as a hookup, and I faked my orgasm. I didn’t announce I was having...
Emotion Sickness
July 1 2015
WEDNESDAY, July 1 — Q: Last week, my girlfriend was all annoyed about something (something relatively unimportant). I’m normally not a bad listener, but I was getting stressed out just hearing...
Crowd Mary And Grin Acres
June 24 2015
WEDNESDAY, June 24 — Q: I’m trying to take a break from dating and work on myself because I keep ending up with really jerky guys. I’m an extrovert — very social and outgoing —...
Beyond Thunderdomes And Tinder Mercies
June 17 2015
WEDNESDAY, June 17 — Q: I have a great circle of female friends, but one of “the group” has a way of making backhanded comments about my appearance that make me feel bad about myself....
Dork Matter And Break Room With A View
June 10 2015
WEDNESDAY, June 10 — Q: I’m just out of a bad relationship and ready to start dating. I recently met a guy I liked at the mall. There was definitely a physical attraction, and we had a lot...
Owe, Baby, Baby
June 3 2015
WEDNESDAY, June 3 — Q: My girlfriend always cries that she’s “broke.” I just ended up buying her groceries and paying to have her car fixed, and then I discovered by accident that...
Rise And Spine And To Boldly No Where No No Has Gone Before
May 27 2015
WEDNESDAY, May 27 — Q: My fiance is good friends with his ex-girlfriend from college. (We’re all in our 30s.) She isn’t a romantic threat, but she’s become a source of stress. Long...
The File High Club And Feral Hugs
May 20 2015
Q: A year ago, a co-worker I had a crush on made moves on me after hours at work, and we stopped just short of having sex. I saw him as a potential boyfriend, and I emphasized that I was not interested...
The Shoo Must Go On And Socks And The City
May 13 2015
WEDNESDAY, May 13 — Q: I’ve been dating this guy long distance for six months. He’ll often fail to return texts for an entire day or even a few days. I keep breaking up with him, but...
Smells Like Bean Spirit And Meet Joe Blank
May 6 2015
WEDNESDAY, May 6 — Q: My girlfriend of a year is 51 and lovely in most areas — except one: She often passes gas and recently started belching audibly. She is a psychotherapist, dresses nicely,...
All The Single M’ladies And Hitting Rocker Bottom
April 29 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 29 — Q: I read your manners book and loved it. I just feel that for most men, chivalry is dead. Maybe feminism killed it, and maybe men have just gotten lazy. Well, I was staying...
Eat, Pray You’ll Shut Up, Love And Toad Rash
April 22 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 22 — Q: I’ve always been a feelings stuffer, but I’ve been reading about vulnerability creating intimacy, blah, blah, blah, so I’m trying to be an open book. Though...
Shake It Till You Make It
April 15 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 15 — Q: I'm new to online dating. I'm a nice, good-looking guy with a good job, but I have a muscular condition that causes me to shake a lot. I’m not looking to fool anyone,...
Malice In Wonderland and Two Brokeback Girls
April 8 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 8 — Q: My boyfriend has a crazy ex-wife who can’t let go. She is the meanest, most vengeful and manipulative person, initially convincing the 15-year-old son she has with my...
Flee Circus
April 1 2015
WEDNESDAY, April 1 — Q: My mom left when I was young, and my former husband left me, too. Maybe because of this, I’ve noticed that I’m quick to assume that any man I’m seeing is...
Wane Of Terror And Baby Got Backpack
March 25 2015
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25 — Q: I’ve been seeing this guy long distance. I haven’t really been feeling it and kind of let it drop off, thinking he’d get the hint. He keeps texting and...
Eyes That Light Up A Womb
March 18 2015
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 — Q: I’m a 35-year-old guy who’s doing online dating and who’s against having kids for moral reasons. Don’t get me wrong; I love kids. I just don’t...
The Sociopath Of Least Resistance and Dear In The Headlights
March 11 2015
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 — Q: My girlfriend has been hurt, cheated on, and even ripped off in past relationships, and I’m paying the price. If I don’t text back immediately, she is convinced...
The Taming Of The Spew and Wait Management
March 4 2015
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 — Q: This guy I’m dating usually texts back when I text him. But sometimes, like last night, he doesn’t write back. And I’m just texting stuff like “How...
Hope Fiend and Boys Will Be Decoys
Feb. 25 2015
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25 — Q: I met this man a few years ago, and it was like a thunderbolt struck us -- the stuff movies are made of. He told me that his female roommate was just a friend. We went on...

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