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Breakups are tough. Breaking up with a guy who refuses to hear you is tougher. We chatted with relationship experts April Masini and Jeanette Raymond to bring you the best advice for how to break up...
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Worried that you're about to get bonked with the breakup stick? Here are some tip-offs to an oncoming ouster—and some advice to help you stop the madness, or step off before you get stepped on.
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The idea that half of all marriages ends in divorce has become so embedded in our national consciousness that even total strangers feel like it’s perfectly okay to point out that your marriage is...
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Breaking up with someone can be tough. If it were easy, you wouldn't be reading this right now. Fear not: we gathered the most essential rules for a graceful and tasteful breakup.
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Is it possible you've already met the man of your dreams and it just wasn't the right time for you to be together? Should you give past romances another chance? See what the 4-Way team has...
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You may have noticed some changes in your partner lately. Is it something you should be worried about or just ignore? Following are the most common warning signs that may indicate your relationship...
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Friends are great for giving advice but when it comes to tough love sometimes strangers are best. See the advice given on dealing with disapproving family members from the 4-way panel.
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Friends and love interests are two different things. And even though the person you shared your heart with surely had a charming personality and similar interests, is it smart to stay friends with an...
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The word “heartbreak” is bandied about so much we often forget that, along with depression and loss of appetite, physical heart pain is an actual side effect of high-stress events like the loss of...
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Friends are great for giving advice, but when it comes to tough love, sometimes strangers are best. Learn more about how to handle partner with amiable relations with their ex wife from the 4-way...
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One of the things I love about being in a relationship is that my friend circle multiplies. But what happens to those newly formed friendships when the relationship ends?
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Can you pursue a relationship with a mutual friend of an ex? What about an ex-husband? One reader turned to the 4-way panel for some advice on dating her children's godfather and close family...
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Friends are great for giving advice, but when it comes to tough love, sometimes strangers are best. See the advice given on remaining friends with an ex from the 4-way panel.
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"I think we should just be friends" is easier said than done especially when old feelings start popping back up. One reader asked the 4-way panel to weigh in on remaining friends with an ex.
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Friends are great for giving advice but when it comes to tough love sometimes strangers are best. See the advice given on confronting a partner about potential cheating from the 4-way panel.
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Drug addiction puts strain on any relationship, but when one reader's heroin use broke up his or her engagement, he or she turned to the 4-way to help fix it.
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Friends are great for giving advice, but when it comes to tough love, sometimes strangers are best. Learn more about dating an ex's friend from the 4-way panel.
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There's a blurry line between friend and girlfriend after the fire goes out in the relationship; one reader—with the help of the 4-way panel—tries to decide if fireless relationship is maybe...
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Our panel of relationship experts gives advice to one reader after her boyfriend's former spouse suddenly came back into the picture.
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Friends are great for giving advice, but when it comes to tough love, sometimes strangers are best. Learn more about how to handle dating after divorce from the 4-way panel.
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Friends are great for giving advice, but when it comes to tough love, sometimes strangers are best. Learn more about when to break up with your SO from the 4-way panel.