Do you want friends, as in autonomous human beings, or do you want an app that provides daily affirmations and asks no questions?
#1392: Doom or Consequences? The Case of The Transmisogynist Missing Stair…Who Bites
"They bite, and are a total asshole with no home training, but I love them anyway" is for adorable cats you adopt out of the trash, not for friends. And when friends come over, those cats go in a nice room with water and a litter box and a door that closes.
#1390: My wife wants a divorce but I don’t want to go to court.
Think of a lawyer as a divorce expert who takes care of business so you can take care of feelings.
#1387: “I’m dating a married man, help!”
Another day, another disappointing man who deserves neither wife nor mistress.
#1385: “My wife says she isn’t cheating. Should I believe her?”
"Is it technically cheating?" vs. "Even if the answer is no, is this the kind of relationship you want?"
#1384: “Was I stating a boundary, or was I abusing?”
When someone is consistently mean to you, and you say "if you keep being mean to me, we might have to break up," may I humbly suggest that you are not The Problem.
It Came From The Search Terms: 33rd of August
It's that time! Sex, breakups, saying no to stuff you don't wanna do, red flags, Darcying
Should you stay or should you go?
Convert "What should I do?" questions to "How will I do the thing I'm most afraid of?" and see how you feel.
#1378: “I want to be her guard dog, but I’m more of a thunder-vest wearing puppy.”
When in doubt, remove pressure and think of learning a new skill as "practice." Content Note: Brief mention of kink in the question. If you're a child and/or the concept of D/s relationships irks you, skip this one.
It Came From The Search Terms: It’s Gonna Be May
Search strings, snap judgments. Comments are on, for a change!