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[Two Pronged] Should I pick my ex-husband or my boyfriend?

Oct 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM

'My heart says my hubby but my mind say my present boyfriend'

[Two Pronged] Should you apologize over ghosting?

Oct 13, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Myrna's ghosted hookups in the past. Should she say sorry?

[Two Pronged] He won't use a condom during sex

Oct 06, 2019 - 2:30 PM

'He says that it doesn't feel as good and not as intimate'

[Two Pronged] Is first-time sex always this painful?

Sep 29, 2019 - 7:15 PM

'At this point, I don’t see why people love sex'

[Two Pronged] I'm still close to my son's ex. Is that OK?

Sep 22, 2019 - 1:41 PM

'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'

[Two Pronged] Does my boyfriend have post-orgasmic illness syndrome?

Sep 15, 2019 - 8:36 PM

'Sometimes, he asks if we can abstain from sex for a while because he hates the feeling of getting sick after we make love'

[Two Pronged] Why am I attracted to older, married men?

Sep 08, 2019 - 1:00 PM

'Now I am 44 years old and still single'

[Two Pronged] A brotherly kind of love

Sep 01, 2019 - 3:00 PM

'We no longer see each other as just brothers but more of a couple'

[Two Pronged] Why do I need to know my wife's sexual history?

Aug 18, 2019 - 4:40 PM

'My wife is not upset when I ask these questions, and neither am I. But I want to know why.'

[Two Pronged] Bigger isn't always better

Aug 11, 2019 - 6:41 PM

Size sometimes matters – and in the case of Brian, for all the wrong reasons

[Two Pronged] My wife and her flirty bodyguard

Aug 04, 2019 - 5:11 PM

'I gave her an ultimatum that if she contacts her former bodyguard again, I will create a scandal and opt for an annulment'

[Two Pronged] My husband, the bigamist

Jul 28, 2019 - 4:33 PM

Beth discovers her husband has actually been married before

[Two Pronged] Putting in more effort in a relationship

Jul 21, 2019 - 3:36 PM

'It’s as if I see little to no effort from him'

[Two Pronged] He no longer messages first – what does that mean?

Jul 14, 2019 - 10:47 AM

'Should I continue not messaging him first, or should I go ahead and continue being sweet to him even if he no longer initiates?'

[Two pronged] Premature ejaculation, an open marriage, and my new girlfriend

Jul 07, 2019 - 4:04 PM

'Why do I have premature ejaculation with my wife but not with my girlfriend?'

[Two Pronged] I want to move back to the Philippines; my wife isn't sure

Jun 30, 2019 - 4:50 PM

Should he stay or should he go?

[Two Pronged] Perfect marriage – save for the sex (or the lack thereof)

Jun 23, 2019 - 11:50 AM

'It’s his mind not in sync with wanting it'

[Two Pronged] Me, my girlfriend, and being 'big enough'

Jun 16, 2019 - 3:23 PM

'She betrayed me. She should have defended me. Plus she lied.'

[Two Pronged] Should I save my ex-girlfriend from the guy she cheated with?

Jun 09, 2019 - 12:00 PM

His girlfriend 'Anna' cheated on him. But now Pete is thinking about helping her. What should he do?

[Two Pronged] Choosing between my sister or my partner

May 26, 2019 - 6:00 PM

He gets an invite from his sister and kept it a secret – until his partner find out. What's Dan to do?

[Two Pronged] Unloving husband and misled by online dating

May 19, 2019 - 3:30 PM

'I love him more than my husband! Am I just being blinded?'

[Two Pronged] In a sexless marriage

May 05, 2019 - 1:30 PM

'What I fear the most is that one day, I just wake up and have no more feelings for my husband'

[Two Pronged] Sex isn't as 'hot' as before

Apr 21, 2019 - 5:33 PM

'M' says sex is different now that they're married. What's a girl to do?

[Two Pronged] Should I give my child's dad another chance?

Mar 31, 2019 - 2:27 PM

Diane asks: 'Would it be worth it to give ourselves another chance at building our family?'

[Two Pronged] Traumatic session with psychiatrist

Mar 24, 2019 - 4:00 PM

'I am a very private person. Sharing my pain and struggles are not easy.'

[Two Pronged] Is he just nice or does he love me?

Mar 10, 2019 - 7:11 PM

Our resident advice-giving duo talks about the research behind platonic relationships

[Two Pronged] My husband and our helper

Mar 03, 2019 - 6:40 PM

'This is not the first time for him to do this. I forgive but I cannot forget.'

[Two Pronged] Porn in a relationship

Feb 10, 2019 - 4:46 PM

'I don't like porn because it commodifies people and love'

[Two Pronged] Hot, raging libido and a 'lazy' wife

Feb 03, 2019 - 2:30 PM

'I love my wife but every time she rejects me I pity myself so much'

[Two Pronged] I can't stop replying to my ex

Jan 27, 2019 - 11:45 AM

'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

[Two Pronged] He says a relationship won't work but he still wants to hang out

Jan 13, 2019 - 5:09 PM

'I am in pain, and confused. What did the messages mean?'

[Two Pronged] Cheating boyfriends and second chances

Jan 06, 2019 - 6:02 PM

'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.'

[Two Pronged] I love him but the situation is 'messy'

Dec 23, 2018 - 4:15 PM

'To say that it has been messy would be an understatement'

[Two Pronged] Should I leave my husband for a guy I met on a gaming app?

Nov 25, 2018 - 11:30 AM

'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.'

[Two Pronged] I love my long-time girlfriend. What to do with my child's mom?

Nov 18, 2018 - 11:30 AM

'Carlos' once again writes: He wants to marry 'Dee,' his girlfriend – and not 'Rita,' the mother of his child

[Two Pronged] My baby's father doesn't want to marry me

Nov 11, 2018 - 4:01 PM

'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.'

[Two Pronged] Angel and her uncle

Oct 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM

'My uncle then told me that he loves me, not as a daughter, but as someone who is his wife'

[Dear Lola Saturnina] Kinakausap ako ni college crush pero... may girlfriend ata

Oct 20, 2018 - 5:30 PM

Alamin ang '4-Way Test ng Panglalandi'

[Two Pronged] My mother, the (former) alcoholic

Oct 14, 2018 - 3:35 PM

'I am now 33 years old. I am still unmarried. It is her fault. I have many girlfriends and then I leave them.'

[Two Pronged] 22-year-old picks between a 57- or 63-year-old

Sep 30, 2018 - 4:00 PM

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

[Dear Lola Saturnina] Advanced ako mag-isip kaya walang love life

Sep 29, 2018 - 9:00 AM

'I have sabotaged multiple potential relationships and I do really think na it's due to my perfectionism'

[Dear Lola Saturnina] Matalino, hindi pangit... pero no boyfriend since birth

Sep 22, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Paano po ba nakakahanap ng boyfriend?

[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] 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'

[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.

[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 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?

Your love language according to Venus

Feb 09, 2018 - 3:57 PM

Your aren't just about your sun sign – find out your Venus sign and what it says about how you love

[Two Pronged] Can love and desire coexist?

Jan 28, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Two Pronged reader Art loves his girlfriend but is unsatisfied with their sex life

[Two Pronged] My uncaring secret fiancé

Dec 03, 2017 - 8:31 PM

Ann asks if she's being illogical or immature, or if it's her fiancé whose behavior is cause for worry