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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 — …

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Make It Stop: “All The Guys I Date End Up Being Really Self-Absorbed”

Wendy Stokesby:

I’m 31 and live in Brooklyn. My problem: I keep attracting perfectly nice, smart, but utterly self-absorbed men. I’m a giver and a nurturer. I like …

Love & Sex

Make It Stop: “How Do I Find Someone To Date In Real Life, Not Online?”

Wendy Stokesby:

I’m discouraged about dating right now. I ended a five-year relationship when I moved to a new city four months ago. I now live close to …

Love & Sex

Make It Stop: “My Sister Is Pregnant & She’s Stealing My Baby Name”

Wendy Stokesby:

Like every other person who writes to you seeking wisdom, my story requires so much context and nuance I could write a novel but will try …

Love & Sex

Make It Stop: Should I Tell My Brother His New Girlfriend Sucks?

Wendy Stokesby:

Should I tell my younger brother “Sean” that I think his new girlfriend “Jasmine” sucks? They’ve only been dating for a few months and I’ve met …

Love & Sex

Make It Stop: “My Self-Absorbed Friend Treats Me Like Her Therapist”

Wendy Stokesby:

My friend, who I’ll call Sophie, is driving me nuts. She’s a sweet, but also incredibly self-absorbed. I’m introverted, so I don’t mind being a sounding …

Love & Sex

Make It Stop: “My Best Friend Won’t STFU About Her New Boyfriend”

Wendy Stokesby:

My best friend is in a new relationship. I’m really happy for her, but it seems like she ONLY wants to gab about this new fella, …

Relationships

Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Pays More Attention To His Phone Than He Does Me!”

Wendy Stokesby:

My boyfriend “Jack” is always on his phone. Despite my repeated pleas to focus on me when we’re together, he brushes me off. If he’s awake, …