Tag: advice column

Relationships

My Ex Won’t Stop Liking Every Thing I Post On Social Media

Tamara Vlahovicby:

My ex, who I’ll call Tom, favorites all my posts, tweets, and Instagrams and it’s driving me crazy! I don’t know if he’s doing it to …

Mind & BodyRelationships

Make It Stop: “Ugh, Getting Older Is Depressing”

Tamara Vlahovicby:

I’m turning 30 next week and it feels like a dark cloud is descending upon me. I feel old, like my best days are behind me. …

Mind & BodyRelationships

Make It Stop: “I Hold Grudges”

Tamara Vlahovicby:

I hold grudges. If someone does something thoughtless or rude or mean, I’m like a dog with a bone that won’t let go. I don’t like …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Rich Roommate Is Cheap About Paying His Bills!”

Tamara Vlahovicby:

My roommate inherited a ton of money from his parents, but every time he has to pay a utility bill or rent, I basically have to …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Sister Totally Ignores Me On Social Media”

Dragana Stepicby:

Unlike last week’s question, my older sister doesn’t interact with any of my posts on social media. Not one “like”, favorite or comment from her on …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “I’m Afraid My Parents Will Hate My New Boyfriend”

Dragana Stepicby:

I’ve introduced my parents to my boyfriends in the past, with mixed results. They loved my high school boyfriend “Alex,” a varsity athlete with a good …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Best Friend Always Invites Her Boyfriend To (What’s Supposed To Be) Our Lady Dates”

Wendy Stokesby:

My best friend, who I’ll call Fiona, doesn’t ask me first if it’s okay to bring her boyfriend along when we have plans. I’m not a …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My BFF Won’t Stop Competing With Me And Copying Everything I Do!”

Wendy Stokesby:

My best friend from college is a total copycat. Everything I do, she does a weird half-assed version of it a little bit later. It’s not …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Just-Dumped Friend Needs More Of My Time Than I Can Give”

Wendy Stokesby:

My friend “Lana” recently got dumped by her boyfriend. I’m happy to lend an ear and be a shoulder to cry on, but now she wants …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “I Feel Like My Chances Of Finding Love Are Hopeless”

Wendy Stokesby:

I’m 31 years old and I’ve never been in relationship, nor have I ever been in love.  I look at couples — married, cohabiting, dating — …