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[Two Pronged] Are my mom's actions considered sexual abuse?

Oct 12, 2017 - 8:00 PM

This week, Two Pronged reader Michael asks our duo about certain experiences he had growing up

[Two Pronged] My boyfriend prefers his sister to me

Oct 01, 2017 - 9:35 PM

A woman says her boyfriend's sister is too close for comfort. She also seeks advice on his erectile dysfunction.

[Two Pronged] Seeking closure

Sep 24, 2017 - 8:20 PM

This week's letter sender asks for help on how to fix her long-distance relationship with her boyfriend

[Two Pronged] Reduced to quickies

Sep 17, 2017 - 4:35 PM

Are quickies really important in a marriage?

[Two Pronged]: Friends without benefits

Sep 11, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Toni seeks advice about her relationship with her husband

Illustration by Alyssa Arizabal

[Two Pronged] A brother-in-law's temptation

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:37 PM

Anna s brother in law confides in her about his sexual temptations

[Two Pronged] Depression and my career

Aug 30, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Cora writes to our Two Pronged duo asking what to do about her future in light of the mistakes she s made in the past

[Two Pronged] Should I leave my wife or my girlfriend?

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:57 AM

After marrying his girlfriend because she was pregnant Anon asks if he should leave his wife and unsatisfying marriage for another woman

[Two Pronged] How to get over my online alter ego

Aug 13, 2017 - 7:15 PM

A reader asks how to escape his online alter ego as it nearly cost him his long term relationship and may even cost him his career

Illustration by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Gay and impotent

Aug 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM

I m attracted to some women but I ve only had sexual encounters with men – am I gay?

Illustration by Raffy de Guzman

[Two Pronged] Experiencing pain during sex

Jul 30, 2017 - 8:25 PM

This week s letter sender Elena asks how to be intimate with a man who is well endowed

Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Getting over jealousy after emotional infidelity

Jul 25, 2017 - 2:05 PM

A wife asks if she should still trust her husband after discovering his history of emotional infidelity

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Performance anxiety

Jul 17, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Al says he s having problems with his erection because of his wife s harsh words

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[Two Pronged] Should I continue seeing my boy toy?

Jul 12, 2017 - 7:50 PM

A married woman asks for advice on how to handle her illicit affair with a younger man

[Two Pronged] Trust and a philandering husband

Jul 04, 2017 - 5:37 PM

A woman asks how she can restore trust in her cheating husband

Illustration by Nico Villarete

[Two Pronged] Penis size problem

Jun 28, 2017 - 12:51 PM

Are penis enhancement methods safe and effective?

[Two Pronged] A married woman and her close male friend

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:08 PM

Cora who has been married for 12 years asks why she still has feelings for her closest male friend even though they haven t seen each other in a long time

[Two Pronged] 'Momol' to prepare for potential heartbreak?

Jun 13, 2017 - 10:40 PM

This week s sender wants to know if making out with different men is good practice for when she finally gets a serious relationship or suffers heartbreak

[Two Pronged] Dealing with a difficult mom

Jun 06, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Tina seeks advice on how to deal with her mother who she says is narcissistic and controlling

[Two Pronged] My partner is HIV+

May 30, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Art asks our Two Pronged duo if he should continue his relationship with his HIV positive boyfriend even if his love for him is less than before

[Two Pronged] Selfish in bed?

May 22, 2017 - 8:29 PM

In this week s Two Pronged Lia says when she tries to initiate sex her husband rejects her

[Two Pronged] Threesome gone wrong

May 14, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Carl s wife left him for the man they had threesomes with He writes to our Two Pronged duo asking for advice

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Is it worth it to stay in this relationship?

May 07, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Bel a reader asks our Two Pronged duo if she should stay in her unhappy sexless second marriage

[Two Pronged] Am I gay?

May 02, 2017 - 1:13 PM

A Two Pronged reader asks if a past experience has affected his sexual orientation

[Two Pronged] Asking the wrong questions

Apr 24, 2017 - 12:08 PM

Roseanne asks Should I feel guilty all throughout my life and believe that I was all alone to blame for why I became a wayward spouse?

[Two Pronged] My panty-sniffing habit

Apr 18, 2017 - 2:35 PM

Michael says he has a habit of sniffing women s underwear and asks Do I have a problem?

[Two Pronged] What do I do about my disloyal friend?

Apr 11, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Nina feels her ex boyfriend s sister – who happens to be her friend – betrayed her What does she do in this situation?

[Two Pronged] Depression, comparison, and competition

Apr 02, 2017 - 1:36 PM

Jeremy Baer dishes some tough love in this column – but Dr Holmes has another perspective in this Two Pronged column about a successful student going through some tough times

[Two Pronged] Virginity and uncertainty

Mar 26, 2017 - 4:24 PM

I have to find out what really happened that night whether Jamey put his thing in me or not But he said he would respect me So I don’t think he did

[Two Pronged] Am I still a virgin?

Mar 19, 2017 - 8:49 PM

My mother told me men just want one thing from a woman and once they get that they leave her Is this why he is behaving this way?

[Two Pronged] Should I mind my own business?

Mar 12, 2017 - 4:33 PM

When your friend asks you to interfere directly in her problems with her husband should you do so or leave it between them?

[Two Pronged] The distance between me and my sister

Mar 07, 2017 - 6:15 PM

It s sad that we allow this foreigner to get in the way in a supposedly beautiful relationship between me and my sister

[Clinical Notes] Stepmoms and their new families

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:30 PM

I can t understand why my stepchildren hate me

[Two Pronged] I'm cheating on my long-distance fiancee

Feb 26, 2017 - 3:39 PM

I asked for time off in our relationship and also our marriage because I cannot take what I am doing I cannot tell her

[Clinical Notes] Are first marriages really better?

Feb 25, 2017 - 3:06 PM

Margarita Holmes talks about the impact of second marriages on kids and the effects of the non legalization of divorce on a family

[Two Pronged] Am I selfish if I want to postpone my wedding?

Feb 19, 2017 - 5:17 PM

I want to explore the world Travel meet friends and do silly things He is now looking forward to start a family have kids and settle But what about me?

[Two Pronged] My kids don't like my second wife

Feb 12, 2017 - 4:08 PM

How can we convince them that my wife is not the gold digger their mother portrays her to be?

[Clinical Notes] Keeping secrets, self-awareness, and change

Feb 10, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Margarita Holmes examines two situations and determines whether there is hope for change

[Two Pronged] My first boyfriend broke up with me

Feb 05, 2017 - 5:44 PM

How do you forgive someone who is not even sorry?

[Clinical Notes] Secrets and Lies

Feb 04, 2017 - 1:48 PM

Can a marriage be saved after someone cheats? What factors would indicate better success at saving a marriage after infidelity?

[Two Pronged] I'm inadvertently his 'mistress'

Feb 01, 2017 - 12:19 PM

I haven t had any boyfriends yet but I m already the third party A mistress if you will

[Two Pronged] My boyfriend has a secret wife and child

Jan 27, 2017 - 10:02 PM

Lidia asks whether or not she should stay with her boyfriend of 3 years after she finds out that he is married and has a son with another woman

[Two Pronged] Can I sue my abusive girlfriend if she leaves me?

Jan 19, 2017 - 6:15 PM

A man loves his abusive girlfriend and refuses to leave her but wonders whether he can file a case against her if she breaks up with him

[Two Pronged] My boyfriend has commitment issues

Jan 09, 2017 - 2:31 PM

After two weddings that didn t push through Adriana asks: Is 7 years too soon for him? Should I stay and wait or go?

[Two Pronged] Is my boyfriend depressed?

Jan 01, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Nora s boyfriend doesn t want to socialize is always tired feeling stressed and is not that interested in sex anymore – is he depressed?

Illustration by Nico Villarete

[Two Pronged] My friend's boyfriend hit on me

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:56 PM

After her friend s boyfriend makes a pass at her a woman wonders what she should do and why men put other women in similar situations

#FlowYourBest: New habits to help you stay positive in 2017

Dec 26, 2016 - 12:00 AM

Let these 11 daily mantras inspire you to have a smooth flowing year ahead

[Two Pronged] My flighty flight attendant

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:27 PM

I don t know if she s been or still is talking to other guys I just can t fully trust her you know?

[Clinical Notes] More on 'Peeping on my sister-in-law'

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:53 PM

Should a guy tell his wife that he s sexually attracted to his sister in law? Can a marriage survive this kind of secrecy – and can it thrive?

[Two Pronged] I kept quiet about my feelings for him

Dec 14, 2016 - 3:32 PM

During our conversations he mentioned that he felt that I liked him more than his wife sometimes he felt that getting married was a wrong decision