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Articles Tagged: relationships
My parents recently separated because my father had an affair. I love my dad but I am angry with him at the same time. I’m not sure how to deal with my feelings. What should I do?
It sounds like you’re going through a really difficult time. It also seems like you may be having some conflicting feelings and that is completely understandable given your situation. Your … read more
My parents are divorced and I hadn’t talked to my dad for several years. He just died. I don’t really know how to feel, and I don’t feel anything in particular. Is this normal?
Thank you for your question. It is perfectly normal to feel the way you do, particularly if you did not have close relationship with your dad. However, you may experience … read more
I’m 15 and my parents fight ALL the time and it really upsets me. I’ve seen them growing apart over the years and it seems like they want to get a divorce but they’re staying together for me and my sister. How do I tell them that it’s okay to split up?
Thank you for your question! It can definitely be upsetting if your parents are fighting all the time. There can be different reasons why some parents continue to live together … read more
How much time should I set aside for my girlfriend without coming across as clingy?
Having a relationship can be confusing, especially in your teens. One of the signs of a good relationship is for you and your girlfriend to talk and see how well … read more
How can I get better at not taking small situations and making them a big problem for no reason? It’s really getting in the way of my relationships.
This is a seemingly simple question, but actually is complicated. Chances are that there are many reasons that small situations become big, and also reasons that situations can seem small … read more
I really want to have sex with my partner. It’s both of our first times. Pregnancy protection aside, do we need to protect from STDs if we are both virgins? Could we get an STD from each other if neither of us have ever had the chance to get them?
Protecting against sexually transmitted infections (otherwise known as STDs or STIs) is very important when having sex, even if you are confident that it is your partner’s first time as … read more
I met this girl I really like, but I’m afraid to tell her because I’m a really shy person. I’m okay talking with most girls, but she’s different. Help!
It’s normal to feel shy around your crush because you care about what they think. You can start a conversation by finding something you have in common. Are you in … read more
There is this one girl who I can’t stop thinking about. I found out that my friends want to have sex with their crushes. But I genuinely don’t want to have sex with the person I like. I think that would be plain awkward. I’m 13. Is something wrong with me?
There is nothing wrong with you. It’s normal for some guys to want to have sex with their crush but it is also normal not to feel that way. Guys … read more
I am a virgin but I really want to have sex with my girlfriend. I am able to become hard when I watch porn, masturbate or think of my girlfriend in a sexual way, but when she is there in person, it’s like my body won’t work. Please help.
Having trouble getting or keeping an erection is a common concern among guys and is sometimes referred to as “performance anxiety,” which reinforces the notion that sex is like the … read more