Rappler's latest stories on Two pronged
From Tinder, to sexting, to... can this relationship progress further?
'I have no vices. I do not smoke and if ever I have a drink, it is seldom and not too much.'
'I told her that she needs help, to go to a psychiatrist but she just laughs it off, and tells me that all she needs is someone to listen to her and never stop telling her to avoid the guy.'
After an operation for cervical cancer, 'Luke' and his wife somehow stopped having sex
'I’m a sexual person — I get turned on and experience sexual attraction like everybody else. It's just when it comes to penetration that I clam up.'
Our writer meets with someone from a Facebook group... and now he's falling for her
He ticks all the boxes – except that he doesn't want to celebrate life's milestones
'I feel so lonely and I hope both of you can help us.'
Tania writes about her partner who gets turned on from stories of her own past trauma
Donna starts a casual relationship – with someone who is apparently already married. But now she wants more.
What happens if your friends ask too much about your relationship?
What factors go into a person's inability to perform in bed?
What's 'parentified' and why is it bad?
Should Dora believe her husband when he says his low libido can be attributed to his aging or is it something more?
Fe is with a married man. Should she continue the relationship?
Maribel left Gary for Vico but kept Gary close by. Now that Vico knows, Maribel's been blocked. What's she to do?
'I have a hard time brushing things off easily. Especially, if the minor 'offenses' get repeated over and over again.'
'The problem is, I don't easily get satisfied. It feels like I'm looking for something I'm not sure of.'
'My wings have been clipped by the distresses of my family'
She's cheated on her boyfriend with her boss – and despite another boss' prodding, the boss won't marry her
'I no longer wish to work for a condescending boss who like to deceive people. I pity our clients who are constantly being used by my boss.'
'My heart says my hubby but my mind say my present boyfriend'
Myrna's ghosted hookups in the past. Should she say sorry?
'He says that it doesn't feel as good and not as intimate'
'My youngest daughter says she herself wouldn't like me to continue being friendly with her ex-boyfriend, so maybe my son's feelings are similar'
'Sometimes, he asks if we can abstain from sex for a while because he hates the feeling of getting sick after we make love'
'We no longer see each other as just brothers but more of a couple'
'I’m confused over whether he still loves me or he just wanted to keep me because of the baby'
'My wife is not upset when I ask these questions, and neither am I. But I want to know why.'
Size sometimes matters – and in the case of Brian, for all the wrong reasons
'I gave her an ultimatum that if she contacts her former bodyguard again, I will create a scandal and opt for an annulment'
'It’s as if I see little to no effort from him'
'Should I continue not messaging him first, or should I go ahead and continue being sweet to him even if he no longer initiates?'
'Why do I have premature ejaculation with my wife but not with my girlfriend?'
Should he stay or should he go?
'It’s his mind not in sync with wanting it'
'She betrayed me. She should have defended me. Plus she lied.'
His girlfriend 'Anna' cheated on him. But now Pete is thinking about helping her. What should he do?
'How can I emancipate this person without him being hurt again?'
He gets an invite from his sister and kept it a secret – until his partner find out. What's Dan to do?
'I love him more than my husband! Am I just being blinded?'
'I feel that being in a relationship with me is a chore for him,' says Marites
'What I fear the most is that one day, I just wake up and have no more feelings for my husband'
'My lifetime commitment is to combine love with kink, because I can't accept only one'
'M' says sex is different now that they're married. What's a girl to do?
Many men would court me, but then stop after about 6 to 10 months.... I found out it was because my mom would approach the boy's parents.
'It was traumatic and tragic. I mean, would you want to be the reason of your love ones to die?'