Archives for Relationships - Page 4

My Life Is Falling Apart

I am in a relationship with a girlfriend and she is pregnant with a kid I’m not sure is mine. I have been in a relationship for 10 months. Recently I have found many things to make me believe she is cheating. First I found a text to her ex boyfriend… he said he was moving back to Bloomington, her reply was “Does that mean you are single?? I know Bloomington like the back...
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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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How to Kick Out an Abusive Partner

My partner of 6 years is an emotionally abusive alcoholic, who is currently on probation for his fourth DUI. He has no car, no driver’s license, and only recently got a part-time job after more than 2 years of self-imposed unemployment. Even though he is now making about $1,000/month, he still refuses to chip in for the rent or monthly bills. (His money goes toward beer, fast food for himself, and paying off his...
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Why Do I Always End Up with Emotionally Unavailable Men (Married or Not)?

Since the time I was 19, I have been involved with men who end up being emotionally or otherwise remain married and unavailable who ended up lying to me and I want to know why? Lots of people tell me its low self esteem but I feel pretty good about myself most of the time. Some of the guys I’ve dated throughout my adult life started out single, but they ended up either going...
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In a Controlling Relationship and Don’t Know How to Get Out

I have been in and out several times of a controlling relationship. Full of lies and hurt emotionally. Everytime something goes wrong, he comes running tell me sorry with open arms and he blames everything on me and makes me feel Im in the wrong with everything. And he is easily jealous. And I find myself shutting my family out. I know this is a harmful relationship but I don’t know why I can’t...
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I Just Had a Baby and I’m Not Happy

I just had a baby with my boyfriend, I’ve been really angry for no reason, when ever he gets home I’m all of a sudden angry, and he gets mad cause I complain to much about everything, I try to be happy, I don’t know what’s keeping me from being happy, I feel horrible because he does everything for me and the baby and I’m still not happy, I don’t want to lose my...
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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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Emotional Connection & Relationships

I feel that I am struggling to form emotional connections in my relationships. My girlfriend ended a three year relationship seven months ago; since then I have taken steps to move on. Steps such as seeing other people, getting a new job, even moving to a different city. Despite my efforts, and being intimate with other people, I do not feel the same connection I did previously. While physically gratifying, emotionally my relationships with...
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Wife Is Hurt by My Sister and Can’t Get Over It

My mother and sisters have long interfered with my life. Now that I have my own family (wife and daughter) I want to create our own experiences. They have always blamed my wife for us not seeing them as much as they want. We live 4 hours away and were expected to do all the traveling. In the spring, my one sister lost it on my wife and started yelling at her for something...
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