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Love & Sex Q&A: Alcohol Problem Destroying My Life and My Relationship

Love & Sex Q&A: Alcohol Problem Destroying My Life and My Relationship

May 12, 2014

Dear Love & Sex Q & A Q I’ve messed up another relationship with my drinking.  I like to have a drink, I live in a city so after work I stop by my local bar for a couple of beers, and the weekends normaly go by in a haze of meeting friends and nursing a hangover.  Recently I’ve been having a nip of brandy from a hip flask during the day as...

Love & Sex Q&A: Will Love Come?

Love & Sex Q&A: Will Love Come?

Apr 28, 2014

Dear Love & Sex Q&A, Q I’ve been dating a guy for the last six/seven months, he’s a really nice guy and all my friends and family like him.  My last partner was dreadful to me, but I loved him and stayed with him for years, putting up with his bullying ways, repeatedly cheating on me, along with his alcohol and drug issues.  I eventually...

Coming Out in my 40s and Never Dated a Man

Coming Out in my 40s and Never Dated a Man

Oct 31, 2013

QDear Love & Sex Q&A, I’ve dated girls all of my adult life, with one experience in high school which has left me with the lasting impression that guys are really for me. I’ve been single for two years after the breakdown and resulting divorce from my ex wife.  For the last couple of months I’ve been chatting with guys in gay chat...

Lack of Sex with Older Boyfriend

Lack of Sex with Older Boyfriend

Oct 3, 2013

Dear Love & Sex Q&A, Q My boyfriend and I have been together for two and a half years now and although we are still in love, I am having a lot of doubts about our future. I am 33 years old and came out when I met my boyfriend. Obviously I experimented with men before taking the step to come out, but overall my experience is fairly limited. I fell madly...

Dating Scams

Dating Scams

Jul 24, 2013

Dear Love & Sex Q&A, QI’ve been very stupid.  I got involved with chatting a guy on line from overseas.  I developed an on-line friendship with him and went and visited him.  We had an amazing four days together.  I revisited him once more, met a few of his friends, and for me there were fireworks sexually and emotionally.   I completely fell for...

Love & Sex Q&A: Bad Behaving Boyfriend

Love & Sex Q&A: Bad Behaving Boyfriend

Jul 17, 2013

Dear Love & Sex Q&A: Q I’ve been seeing a guy for many years, he’s really nice and when we get together alone it’s lovely. However he’s rude around my friends, he constantly plays with his mobile phone, blanks the conversation he doesn’t like or agree with, and generally causes problems.  He has his own friends that...

Love & Sex Q&A: Open Relationship Stress

Love & Sex Q&A: Open Relationship Stress

May 22, 2013

QDear Q & A, I have been with my partner for nearly 8 years. For the last five we’ve had an open relationship, which I instigated because I felt things had got a little stale.  My partner accepted this, and apart from a few discreet affairs I’ve pretty much remained monogamous, and throughout the whole time my partner hasn’t gone...

Love & Sex Q&A: My In-Law’s Uncontrollable Children

Love & Sex Q&A: My In-Law’s Uncontrollable Children

Mar 29, 2013

QDear L&S Q&A, Five years ago my husband and I adopted our son, he is the light of our lives, he’s an amazingly gifted boy.  Very creative, and academically advanced. But hey, what parent wouldn’t say that?  He has also been bought up with manners and to be polite around adults.  We can take him out to restaurants and in public, and he is always...

Love & Sex Q&A: Recently Out at 45

Love & Sex Q&A: Recently Out at 45

Mar 22, 2013

QDear Love & Sex Q&A, Greetings! My name is Gregory. Recently I came out of the closet. I am 45 years old and feel that I did so rather late in life. Anyway, I just do not want a “hook-up” anymore, but I want to settle down with a significant other. I want to rush things and begin looking, but a friend says, No. He says that I need to let that special...

Love & Sex Q&A: Trouble with Combining Our Money

Love & Sex Q&A: Trouble with Combining Our Money

Mar 13, 2013

QDear Q&A I’ve been with my partner for nearly 10 years, we’ve lived together for the last 9 years, and until recently we had separate bank accounts. When we switched our mortgage to another bank we opened up a new account which was to pay the household bills, and we decided pretty much when we opened it that we’d pay our salaries into it...