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Sister Pulled My Daughter’s Loose Tooth

My 7 year old daughter and nieces had just finished practicing being flower girls. My kid was still nervous about the wedding. She comes up to me and shows me her top front tooth is bleeding. This isn’t the first time so I’m not concerned by it. My sis, the dental hygienist, asks to see the tooth. My kid doesn’t want her to, but I tell her to let my sister take a look....
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How to Tell if Male Coworker Likes Me

I like a younger coworker. (4 year difference) I’ve known of him for almost two years but he officially introduced himself to me at the office holiday party just last year. We hit it off and we have a lot in common. Sometimes he stops by my desk and we have long conversations. We’ve brought in food for each other and he did invite me on lunch date once. We get along so well....
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Bipolar Boyfriend

After 25 years my high school boyfriend contacted me via FB, we talked extensively on the phone and live hours apart after all these years. He visited me, we connected decided to be exclusive again. We spent a lot of time talking on the phone and 2-3 days visits at a time. He said in passing that he’s bipolar, separated 15 months and final divorce soon. After 6 weeks I saw a photo...
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I Can’t Stand Myself Any More

I am married for a year and a half, I found out that my husband is cheating on me like 3 months ago, recently also I discovered that he is cheating on me before we got married like for four years and not with one girl. I don’t know how he can manage all of them at the same time none of us knows this my second marriage am shocked he does not know...
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I Think I’m Going Crazy

For the last few months, specifically starting on November, I’ve been feeling very depressed and confused. Something happened in November that made me feel worthless and horrible. I lost interest in everything, and lost motivation in life as well. So, that depressive state stayed for a week or two and then my mind started getting all muddled and crazy. I don’t know if this is normal, but for a few days, I’m happy and...
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Younger/Older Gay Relationship

I’m gay and I have a preference for older men. I’m putting that out there first. I met a man who was a very nice, handsome man who I truly do care for. We’ve only been in a relationship together for 7 months, but we’ve had so much done together within that time. He promised to propose to me after I graduate from college. And for the first 2 months of our relationship, it...
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Lack of Socialization?

I feel like there’s something wrong with me but I don’t know what it is or how to possibly resolve this. I am 16 and have been homeschooled my whole life. I have never had a friend or even have spoken to someone my own age. I may have had opportunities, but I wasn’t aware. I feel so uncomfortable and awkward whenever I am around someone my own age. I even feel that way...
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If I Could Bottle My ‘Nervous Energy’ I’d Be Rich

From the : Ever since I can remember, I have had people telling me to sit down and stop fidgeting. I had thought if I could bottle my “nervous energy,” I’d be rich!! Both my parents are dead and I dropped everything to care for them and was the only one with them in passing. They both drank a lot, always. Dad died from it and actually it took my mom too, but pancreatic...
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Genophobia

From Lebanon: More than a year ago I suddenly started experiencing painful penetrations. A few days later I found out I’m pregnant. Doctor advised not to have sex during pregnancy because of pain. Now my baby is 6 months old and I still cannot have sex. Doctor said it’s a phobia or vaginismus. any recommendations? I think that my OB underestimated my complaints in the first place, if he had treated the issue back...
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After a Full Lifetime I am Left Asking: ‘Is this All There Is?’

I have had amazing life. I am happy and content and love the sun and rain, the breeze that blows in the window at night. I have lived fully and passionately and well. I make a daily inventory of the things I am grateful for. My life has had great highs; 3 loving relationships, a son, great family and more friends than I can count. Multiple successful careers accomplishing everything on my “bucket list”;...
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