||INTIMACY & COMMITMENT STRUGGLES
- How do men want women to love them - dove
...is in love with a man who has Huntington's Disease, who is balking at any real
- Dealing with a Divorcee - Juggler
...feels he's being dissuaded from spending time with a divorcee he's in love with,
because of her fears over how their relationship will affect her kids.
- Confused - Confused
...is feeling strong attractions for another man, after getting back together with her
boyfriend of 4 years following a breakup.
- Having difficulty dealing with our problems - MN
...struggles with insecurity, confusion, hopelessness and pain in a second marriage for
both partners, after ongoing problems with ex-spouses die down, and the couple begins
dealing with problems in their own relationship.
- Separated by 3000 miles - Totally Confused
...gets the impression her boyfriend wants to end things, after a 4 year on-again,
- Scared of Marriage - Rusty
..wonders someone knows when they are ready to "take the plunge", after her
fiancÚ cancels the wedding plans.
- What do I do now? - Asia
..is unsure how to turn a friendship with a woman into a romantic relationship, after
getting mixed signals from her.
- How do I go on? - Rookie
..wonders about dating others or hanging on, after her boyfriend breaks up with her for
the second time in a 7 year relationship.
- Hard Letting Go - Lula Truelove
..can't let go of a relationship where the man is unwilling to commit to anyone.
- Coming to an end, maybe - Down and Drained
...fears his relationship is coming to an end, after several near split-ups.
- Husband dragging his heels - luise
...finds herself resentful at her husband's belated and ambivalent agreement to get
involved in joint counseling.
- Advice needed - Strella
...is confused about where to go from here, after a period of living together with her SO
- Hang on or let go? - Freedom
..wonders if she should hang on to a "nice guy" whose says he cares but makes
little effort to show it.
- Confused - Dave J
..finds he and his wife have drifted apart in their 4 year marriage, but is frightened
over the thought of taking time apart to sort out things.
- Could someone help me - Faith
..is hurting because her boyfriend of 3 years wants to take a break in the relationship to
see if she's "the one".
- Confused and hurting - Jess
..finds her boyfriend is spending a lot more time with her sister than with her.
- When to marry.... A question for women - corny
..wants to get married to a 21 year old girl he's been dating for 3 years, but she's not
ready to commit.
- At a crossroads - Jan
..is unhappy with the lack of emotional closeness her husband of 18 years is giving her.
- Helpless - 3-D
..feels torn apart, because her boyfriend wants to slow things down, while at the same
time saying he wants a long-term commitment.
- Need Advice on Ultimatum - Amberle
..wants to tell her boyfriend of 9 years "Marry me or get lost, because I'm tired of
- Guidance - Stamford
...has a hard time deciding whether to stay of leave, in an increasingly stormy
- So it goes - Steve
...is in a 19 year marriage and receives little intimacy from his wife, who is on
- Filling holes - Cautious
..finds increasing closeness in the relationship triggering fears and self-doubts.
- Love or companionship? - Anne
..has a good partnership with her husband, yet feels emotional closeness is severely
- What do I do - Rose Me
..feels shortchanged by a fiancÚ who spends a lot of time out with his buddies after
- Fear of Being Alone - Claudia
...is afraid her fear of abandonment is causing her to react in ways that might make it a
- How do you know when a man does not love you? - Anne
..finds an internet love affair has suddenly changed, after the man begins acting distant.
- It's my turn - I need help - wolfie
..struggles with her own increasing obsessive behavior, in her relationship with her
- Women and Inner Peace - Peace
...finds his wife having major doubts about many aspects of their 4 year marriage.
- The pain of dysfunction - Claudia
...finds it painful when her boyfriend withdraws into a protective shell, as their
- Against the clock - Diane
... feels threatened by the increased attention her fiancÚ's ex-girlfriend is showing
him, complicated by the nearness of their upcoming wedding.
- Just married! - Diane
...is confused by feelings of sadness and depression right after getting married.