||BREAKUPS & SEPARATIONS
- I could really use some advice - Nocturnal
...wonders how to win back his girlfriend's love, after a "temporary" separation
turns out to be a possibly permanent one.
- I Think I want her back - William
..has a magical first year in his first serious relationship, only to have things crumble
in the second year, after he discovers he has ADD and his girlfriend dumps him for a
- Finding it hard to leave - Ms secret
..wants to break up with her boyfriend of 3 years, but is scared to.
- Unsure of my relationship - Mel
..is confused about whether to permanently end a 14 year marriage, or hang on while
continuing in joint counseling.
- Letting go - Barry
..isn't sure whether sending a Mother's Day card to his recently estranged wife will be
taken the wrong way.
- Cold and unemotional - Barry
..finds himself feeling more and more down as well as financially strapped, as his ex-wife
becomes more emotionally cold with him and his child support payments increase to $520 a
- Boyfriend Says It's All Over - Trick
..is hurt and confused, after her boyfriend calls it quits for the second time.
- Broken Heart - WineGirl
..finds herself more devastated by the breakup of a 1 1/2 year relationship, than she did
over her earlier divorce from a 12 year marriage.
- Heart recently broken - taz
..is sad & confused & depressed, after being dumped by a man she loves "more
than life itself".
- Separation - Karl
..wants to know the stages a person goes through after a marriage separation.
- I still love my husband - lost
..wants to give the marriage another try, but her husband wants to "just be
friends" because he's scared of being hurt again.
- She says I'm holding her back - Barry
..is mystified when his estranged wife tells him he's "holding her back" from
getting on with her life.
- Burned twice - candy
..feels betrayed as her boyfriend keeps ping-ponging between her and his ex.
- Children and divorce - Cautious
..finds it hard to get a balance between taking care of herself, and her children's pain
in the aftermath of a divorce.
- Four year relationship gone? - DWN
...struggles with an on-again, off-again relationship - especially after his SO has a
relationship with a much younger man.
- What now? - Confused
...finds herself getting VERY mixed signals from her boyfriend of 7 years, after numerous
breakups in which he had other relationships.
- Lost in guilt and control - Barry
..feels he's in a "lose-lose situation", as anger from his estranged wife - and
his own pain over their breakup - increase.
- Kids and divorce - married twice
..wants advice on helping kids though divorce, after leaving a 20 year relationship.
- If Only Earlier - Lady "G"
..wishes she would have had the insights she needed to rebuild her relationship, instead
of leaving her son's father.
- What have I done? - Randy G.
..discovers his girlfriend has changed her mind about starting over, after they both
agreed to spend some time apart.
- Me again - Kim
...finds the pain of a recent breakup crushing in, and wonders "Why do all the men in
my life leave me?"
- I could use a hug - Claudia
..discovers her son is using drugs, while her divorce proceedings against her estranged
husband become even more difficult.
- Dealing with guilt - della
...feels miserably guilty, after her ex threatens suicide because she finally ended their
- Post-Divorce Transition - Jark
..still finds himself sobbing 5 years after the breakup of a very difficult and draining
- I set myself up for the fall - Dean
...gets a setback trying to mend a broken relationship, when he finds his ex has still
been seeing a former lover.
- Now what?- Dean
...wonders if he should make a first move in trying to repair an awkward relationship with
- We talked today - Dean
..sees some positive changes in his relationship with his ex.
- Still dealing with things - Della
...is struggling with painful doubt over whether she should have tried harder in her
- Will she stay or leave? - Cloakie
...wonders what his wife will do, after she tells him she's been unhappy during all of
their 6 year marriage.
- Another Long Day - Lenny
..is left suddenly without explanation by a woman he had hoped to spend his life with.
- Trouble with my girlfriend - Lonelyguy
..finds an incident at a wedding is the final straw for his girlfriend of several years,
who tells him she's "tired of your crap".
- What should I do now? - Unsure
..doesn't know how to handle the breakup of a 3 year relationship with his first true
- Trust, Fights, and the Quiet Game - Joe
..finds that past lies are contributing to current fights with his girlfriend, and a