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I miss his friendship – not sure what to do

Hi Dr. Patty Ann, I like this boy and he likes me, or at least I think so. The thing is I know him through my friend, a girl. He told her he likes me and has a soft spot for me. We (I and the boy) used to talk a lot, he made me […]

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How old is too old?

Hi Dr. Patty Ann, I was wondering your thoughts on how old is too old. He is 12 years my senior, and I do notice differences in our reactions to certain situations. We’ve discussed “what we are” and both decided we weren’t in favor of labels, but we are “dating.” I recently discovered he has […]

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How do I get a relationship off to a good start?

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, I am a single 39 year old man that has been divorced for 5 years now. I was married for 13 years and truthfully my ex-wife was the only long term relationship I had as we were married young. It was the “do the chivalrous thing because you’re pregnant wedding.” Since […]

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My wife shows no interest in sex anymore

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, My wife tells me that our marriage is fine, but she shows no interest. We never have sex unless I initiate it and when I talk to her about it, she tells me that she does not need it like I do. We have been married for 14 years and I […]

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Our relationship was amazing before…

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, My boyfriend and I have been together for four years now. We are both currently in our 20s and in a long distance relationship because I moved away for school. But I always return for the summer and holidays. In November his best friend passsed away in an accidental death. He has been […]

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Husband’s inappropriate behavior has hurt family relationships

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, My sister is asking me to allow her husband to attend an 8th grade grad party at my home for my daughter – friends, extended family and neighbors will be all be there. For many years he stalked women, was recently arrested for this involving prostitutes. My sister is adamant he […]

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My best friend is trying to guilt me into a fight with my husband

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, About a year ago my husband fixed my best friend’s car (he owns his own business) and charged her about $1500 (it was a big job). She went in to pick up her car and gave him $400 toward it saying she would never not pay him because of our friendship. […]

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Should I be able to just get over my husband’s affair?

Dear Dr. Patty Ann,   My husband and I have been happily married for 23 years – or so I thought. A few months ago my husband, Steve, told me he had an affair with a colleague 21 years ago. This news has ripped my heart apart. I want to forgive Steve, I really do, […]

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No time for sex anymore

Dear Dr. Patty Ann,   We use to have sex all the time but now, with 3 kids, 2 jobs, the dog and running the house – we hardly ever have time for sex anymore. What should we do Dr. Patty Ann? -Sexless but in Love Dear Sexless but in Love, All you have to […]

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My boyfriend worries I will try to take the kids away

Dear Dr. Patty Ann, I have been with my current boyfriend for 4 years and we have been living together for about 3 years now. I have a 5 year old from a previous relationship and a 1 year old from this relationship. We get along great and rarely fight but when we do fight […]

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