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[Two Pronged] How do I break things off with the mother of my child?

Sep 09, 2018 - 2:31 PM

He's is a long-term relationship with Dee but 'accidentally' got Rita, his supposed fuck buddy, pregnant. What's Carlos to do?

'Brother of the Year': What happens when a brother gets in the way of romance?

Aug 27, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Thai director Vithaya Thongyuyong and actor Sunny Suwanmenthanont hope viewers will relate to the story

Brother of the Year - Marco Polo. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

[Two Pronged] My husband promised to end affair, but he still talks to his mistress

Aug 26, 2018 - 11:53 AM

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?

[Two Pronged] My 2nd husband wants my son to move out

Aug 19, 2018 - 4:35 PM

A Filipina married to an Englishman says he gave her one year to prepare her 22-year-old son for independence

[Two Pronged] My wife wants me to stop being friends with my ex-boyfriend

Aug 12, 2018 - 5:59 PM

'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.'

[Two Pronged] I'm a single mom. How and when should I tell the guy I'm dating?

Aug 05, 2018 - 12:33 PM

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

[Two Pronged] I was complacent and presumed he'd stay – until now

Jul 22, 2018 - 10:46 AM

Ana asks our columnists for help on how to 'fix' her strained relationship with her American husband

Rhian Ramos not ready for new relationship after breakup

Jul 19, 2018 - 2:13 PM

Rhian clarifies reports linking her to Jolo Revilla and Andre Paras

Kung Paano Siya Nawala . Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

[OPINION] Would you date a journalist – a Rappler journalist?

Jul 18, 2018 - 10:48 PM

What turns our morning coffee time from a leisurely sip into a hurried slurp? What makes us stay so late in the newsroom that our dogs forget what we smell like? I’d like to share that with you every Wednesday.

Relationship status: Happy and pro-divorce

Jul 17, 2018 - 5:12 PM

In a survey conducted by The Nerve, Filipinos weigh in on the legalization of divorce

[Two Pronged] 10 years later, I'm only just a friend

Jul 15, 2018 - 10:42 AM

'I want to move on but I also don't want to. I don't know anymore,' writes 'Eva'

Is it OK to date a co-worker?

Jul 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

There are 5 things you must think about before taking the plunge

To improve digital well-being, put your phone down and talk to people

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:40 AM

People spend more time with gadgets than with friends and romantic partners nowadays. We need to reclaim the happiness lost to digital activity, says one psychological scientist


8 unique and useful gifts for your BFFs

Jul 10, 2018 - 2:53 PM

Show your closest buds your appreciation for them with these little gifts

[Two Pronged] Caught between my family and my boyfriend

Jul 08, 2018 - 11:00 AM

'Maria' broke up with her boyfriend because her family didn't approve of him – but now she's beginning to regret her decision. What should she do?

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Things I wish my mother told me: The one about heartbreak

Jul 01, 2018 - 2:00 PM

You’re going crazy with all the thoughts running around your head. Your heart feels like it’s going to burst with all the conflicting emotions. Do not, for the love of God, take to social media to pour your guts out.

[OPINION] Out of the closet and into the internet

Jul 01, 2018 - 10:00 AM

For the benefit of my family, I'm staying in the closet. That's why I turned to online dating sites.

[Two Pronged] Frustrated by his erectile dysfunction

Jul 01, 2018 - 9:34 AM

'I love him, but I don’t know if I can stand this my entire life,' writes Pam

WATCH: How did you come out?

Jun 26, 2018 - 6:35 PM

In celebration of Pride Month, Rappler talks to members of the LGBT community to ask them about their stories and how they found the courage to come out

[Two Pronged] Pregnant with my boss' child and he isn't ready for marriage

Jun 24, 2018 - 10:45 AM

She's 7 months pregnant with the baby of her boss. She wants to get married but he says he's not ready.

My breakup survival plan? Binge-reading the New York Times Vows column

Jun 24, 2018 - 10:30 AM

'It started as a salve for my breakup, but I got in too deep'

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 20, 2018

Jun 20, 2018 - 12:01 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday.

Justices of the Supreme Court led by acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio starts the oral arguments on the same sex marriage on June 18, 2018. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

How possible is it to find love online?

Jun 19, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Trying to find The One – or just someone, really – online? Here’s what you need to know about the local digital dating scene.

Marriage is (literally) good for the heart – study

Jun 19, 2018 - 12:53 PM

The study says compared to people living in spousal union, the divorced, widowed or never married were 42% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease and 16% more likely to have coronary heart disease

[Two Pronged] Should I leave the Philippines for my boyfriend?

Jun 17, 2018 - 12:39 PM

Her boyfriend wants her to move to the UK for 6 months to see if they're compatible – should she stay or should she go?

Why we can’t forget our first love

Jun 12, 2018 - 8:07 PM

As cliche as it may sound, first loves never truly die. Do they?

[Two Pronged] A widower, a new relationship, and 'unsupportive' kids

Jun 10, 2018 - 10:38 AM

'How can I convince them that they are not being supportive of their father, who has mourned their mother for 6 long years but is now moving on?'

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[Two Pronged] Headaches from sex with a married man?

Jun 03, 2018 - 3:12 PM

'Is this God’s way of telling me I should stop it?'

Activists hail famous Japanese businesswoman's coming out

May 30, 2018 - 5:26 PM

Kazuyo Katsuma, a 49-year-old mother of 3 who was once featured on the Wall Street Journal's list of "The 50 Women to Watch" says she is living with Hiroko Masuhara, 40, a gay rights activist

From the Twitter of Kazuyo Katsuma

[Two Pronged] Why don't I feel satisfied?

May 20, 2018 - 11:27 AM

When everyone else is getting married and engaged, you're thinking about PCOS and its effects, and you've decided to abstain from sex – what's a girl to do?

[Two Pronged] Why won't my husband have sex with me?

May 13, 2018 - 11:18 AM

'I love my husband and want him all the time. I know he loves me too but I don't know if he finds me sexually attractive anymore. I feel so unwanted,' writes Mae

[Two Pronged] High school 'mean girl' wants to be Facebook friends

May 06, 2018 - 4:00 PM

A woman asks our columnists if she should let her tormentor in high school add her as a friend online

[Two Pronged] 'Tampo' and 'lambing' problems

Apr 29, 2018 - 3:49 PM

'Daisy' asks our experts about a partner who doesn't quite understand her need for 'lambing'

The problem with 'we' is 'they'

Apr 29, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Being with like-minded people is not always good for your growth

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Toxic monogamy

Apr 24, 2018 - 11:00 AM

‘Instead of thinking of forever as being rooted in the same partnership until death, think of it as having 2 or 3 relationships with the same person throughout your lives,’ relationship expert Esther Perel

[Two Pronged] Phone sex with my wife, and then some

Apr 22, 2018 - 1:00 PM

'Ed' – who is based in Singapore – wants to know if his desires are 'ok' or if it means he has a 'mental disorder'

[OPINION] Duterte’s China itch

Apr 17, 2018 - 11:00 AM

The President pushes for joint development in South China Sea. But China has no similar deal with any country in Southeast Asia where claims overlap

[Two Pronged] Is it time to say 'good riddance?'

Apr 15, 2018 - 12:15 PM

Donna asks our columnists if she should end her relationship of 6 years

Graphics by Janina Malinis

[Two Pronged] Doubts about her boyfriend’s sexuality

Apr 08, 2018 - 11:30 AM

'How will I tell him that I need to feel him, assure me that he wants me or what?' Emily asks our columnists

[Two Pronged] From soulmate to sex partner?

Apr 01, 2018 - 2:55 PM

Eva asks our columnists what she can do to bring Jim back to her

[Two Pronged] Should I enter a sexless marriage?

Mar 25, 2018 - 7:25 PM

Can a couple who plan to marry live together without having sex?

[Two Pronged] Is she really his ex if they're still living together?

Mar 18, 2018 - 2:45 PM

A woman questions her relationship with her boyfriend, who asked her to keep their romance a secret and still shares a house with his supposed ex-girlfriend

[Two Pronged]: Help, my son is a masochist

Mar 11, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Bella seeks advice from our columnists about how to deal with her son who admits to having masochist tendencies

[Two Pronged] Love or lust?

Mar 04, 2018 - 4:45 PM

A married woman in an affair wants to know if her lover – who's also married – truly loves her or just wants sex

[Two Pronged] Should I leave my husband?

Feb 25, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Emma asks our columnists if it's time for her to leave her abusive husband

Arci Muñoz clarifies ' I love you' sign with Incubus vocalist Brandon Boyd

Feb 24, 2018 - 1:19 PM

The singer-actress says there's nothing going on between her and Brandon

[Two Pronged] Why does he prefer sluts?

Feb 18, 2018 - 4:00 PM

Why did he ask me to marry him if he is not satisfied with our sex life? Why did he do it if he does not love me?

Love in dreams, trees and screens

Feb 15, 2018 - 7:00 PM

What kind of decision making happens in people who do online dating?

[OPINION] The last prejudice

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:00 AM

We must stop considering couplehood as the pinnacle of love and devotion. It’s 2018. It’s time to democratize relationships.

Career or love life? Survey says this is what Filipinos would choose

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:16 PM

More than half of respondents describe their love life as 'very happy,' according to a Social Weather Stations poll