Rappler's latest stories on Relationships
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Rappler talks to a relationship counselor and psychologist about cheating, affairs, and the warning signs you can look out for
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Is your relationship status 'it's complicated' – particularly to most people? We want to hear your story
'I love my wife but every time she rejects me I pity myself so much'
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'I feel no romantic ties or physical attraction towards him, but the niggling desire to still be his confidante continues. How do I stop feeling this way?' Arabelle writes about her ex boyfriend
'I still feel hopeless and angry that I can’t be the queen of my own castle because my husband is afraid'
'I am in pain, and confused. What did the messages mean?'
'He wants to try again, but he never said sorry, still treats me harshly, is very distant.. although it’s only been a week since we reconciled.'
Research shows forgiveness helps us feel better and may help us live longer. But forgiving others is only beneficial if the advantages exceed the potential costs.
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'To say that it has been messy would be an understatement'
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'I am scared that I won't find anyone I can grow with in the sexual sense'
Giving yourself, opening up and connecting, may be the best gift you can give others this season
'I want to love and raise a family. Is that too much to hope for?'
'Should I still keep on fighting for this?' writes Matt
'To make my story more complicated, I have a husband and he has a girlfriend. For 5 years, I have been hiding our situation because I doubt anyone can understand what I feel.'
'Carlos' once again writes: He wants to marry 'Dee,' his girlfriend – and not 'Rita,' the mother of his child
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'I reached out to PAO and was told that I cannot force the baby daddy to marry me. I honestly don't know what to do.'
Facebook, like Google, allows complaints of sexual harassment to be aired openly in court
'When I first met the husband of one of my best friends, I was shocked. He was a man I first met on Tinder and had sex with a few times.'
'My uncle then told me that he loves me, not as a daughter, but as someone who is his wife'
Alamin ang '4-Way Test ng Panglalandi'
'I am now 33 years old. I am still unmarried. It is her fault. I have many girlfriends and then I leave them.'
Does benevolent sexism always undermine women? It might depend on context.
OFWs, bridge the gap by doing these little things for your family back home
'I can't get myself to patronize something I don't believe in the first place'
22-year-old Eva narrows down her marriage prospects to a 57-year-old man separated from his wife and a divorced 63-year-old based in the US
'I have sabotaged multiple potential relationships and I do really think na it's due to my perfectionism'
'These actions were always done in secret, mostly when I'm already asleep or out of the house at work, all throughout our marriage'
Paano po ba nakakahanap ng boyfriend?
He's is a long-term relationship with Dee but 'accidentally' got Rita, his supposed fuck buddy, pregnant. What's Carlos to do?
Thai director Vithaya Thongyuyong and actor Sunny Suwanmenthanont hope viewers will relate to the story
Her husband cheated on her with his gym instructor – who he's still in contact with, even if she's already working abroad. What to do?
A Filipina married to an Englishman says he gave her one year to prepare her 22-year-old son for independence
'She is very defensive about my bisexuality, even if she accepts it. She knew from the start that I was bisexual. But it’s as if she doesn't want to be reminded of it.'
Alana is dating a new guy and hasn't mentioned her 7-year-old kid just yet – and things just got a little more complicated
Ana asks our columnists for help on how to 'fix' her strained relationship with her American husband