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Teen Dating Issues: girl, personal happiness, low self esteem
personal happiness, low self esteem, junoir: This is a great question. It deals with several issues that many teens face. I am sorry you are dealing with so many of them at the same time, but I think I can help you. First, my instincts from your letter are that you are a passive observer of the...

Teen Dating Issues: Hmm...the unclear signals that guys give., gum pack, true feelings
gum pack, true feelings, feelings and motives: I have a feeling this guy likes you but does what I do a lot of the time and make it seem like he doesn t like you. This may not be on purpose but he may not be able to admit it to you. Be friends with him for a while and if you two are meant for each other...

Teen Dating Issues: Im not really sure!, mixed messages, longest time
mixed messages, longest time, girl friend: Hey there, He could possibley be thinking one of two things. Either he s not sure how to act around you now, since you two are dating, or he s realized that he liked you better as a friend. Regardless, approach him and ask him whats up? Tell him you like...

Teen Dating Issues: illegal dating, age disparity, having sex
age disparity, having sex, cheyenne: Josh, It depends on your state s laws and your county s laws. I recommend calling your county clerk and asking if such an age disparity is okay. I have yet to hear of a law anywhere in the United States that says that a seventeen year old cannot date...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I make him know I don't love him!, two friends, ashley
two friends, ashley, girls: Nicole - I think you re best shot at getting over him is to just ignore him and move on. If you try and prove that you re not desperate, you ll just end up looking more desperate and I don t think you want that. So just forget and move on Ashle...

Teen Dating Issues: How to know when i should kiss her and how, gf, ashley
gf, ashley, lips: Wyatt - Most of kissing comes naturally. Don t shove your tongue in her throat and don t slobber. Remember, lip kissing can be very sensual too. Just kiss her softly on the lips. Do it whenever you feel like it. Start to lean in and if she goes for it,...

Teen Dating Issues: loneliness, teenage relationships, first kiss
teenage relationships, first kiss, teenage life: Mitchell, I m sorry you feel the way you do. It s hard being your age and feeling like you don t fit in, but fitting in comes at a different time - and often a different place - for everyone. Some people fit in in school, but then when they go to college...

Teen Dating Issues: love, one of my best friends, common sense
one of my best friends, common sense, confusion: hi madison, i think that, while the heart is where love is attributed too, it s easy to overlook the fact that the mind has a part to play as well. too often we get swept up in our emotions that we ignore logic or common sense. i m a lot like you in the...

Teen Dating Issues: love trouble, good luck, few days
good luck, few days, relationship: hi katy, we all make mistakes and a lot of the time, we don t even come to realize it until it s too late. i don t think it s too late for you. i think that you need to be honest with your boyfriend and admit that you may have acted a little too rashly...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm so lost..., first kiss, never been kissed
first kiss, never been kissed, homecoming: Hey there, Well, you can t want just a boyfriend, but you have to want a certain someone to be that boyfriend. So, unless theres a guy you are dead set on trying to snag, the best you can do is just be friendly. Talk to the guys like they are your friends....

Teen Dating Issues: overprotective dad, overprotective dad, school commitments
overprotective dad, school commitments, humilation: hi sara, i can totally understand how you feel. i have a very protective dad as well as two brothers. one is older and in some ways he s a bit stricter than my dad because it was always his job to take care of his siblings. the youngest is that much...

Teen Dating Issues: Re: Boys???, guts, liking
guts, liking, having fun: hi krystal, the way i see it, there are two possibilites. one, that he may like you. generally guys don t flirt or pay attention to a particular girl unless they re a little bit interested. the second possibility may be that he s simply enjoying the fact...

Teen Dating Issues: i really like a guy..., pagan priestess, blah blah
pagan priestess, blah blah, cartoon eyes: First off there is NOTHING wrong with you. Don t sweat it. You probably really confused him. He saw you hugging other guys and didn t know what to think. Just flirt with him more and more so he sees that you like him and will gain confidence. I don...

Teen Dating Issues: relationship help, relationship help, degree weather
relationship help, degree weather, armature: Ahsley, I am so glad to hear you are so serious about school, not becoming pregnant, and so on. Another thing to consider is venereal infections, some of which are so common now that most older adults who have had multiple sex partners have them. The only...

Teen Dating Issues: relationships, true thanks, magic formula
true thanks, magic formula, emotional state: hi tara, i don t think there is a magic formula to learn how to trust someone. it s just something that builds over time. i m not sure what your reasons are for having a hard time trusting boys but that s not always a bad thing. it s easy to get swept up...

Teen Dating Issues: What do i say and how do i act?, misunderstanding, duh
misunderstanding, duh, good luck: hi angela, it sounds to me like the best way to fix a misunderstanding like this is just to be honest. tell him why you were angry in the first place and why you said those things about him. make him see that you didn t mean it and that you were only acting...

Teen Dating Issues: What do i say to a girl when i get her number ?, waiting at the bus stop, joke books
waiting at the bus stop, joke books, kids jokes: YES, of course you should contact her. It s why you asked for her number, right? No, most girls are very picky about giving out their numbers. I doubt she gives hers out often. One way to be sure is to ask her on a date. Take it slow, and if she s comfortable...

Teen Dating Issues: What do i say to a girl when i get her number ?, waiting at the bus stop, random guy
waiting at the bus stop, random guy, male teen: hi dan, unless a girl is a saint or on the way to becoming one, she won t give her number out to guys unless she was at least partially interested. most girls let guys down easy or find a way to avoid giving an answer, know what i mean? i can t tell you...

Teen Dating Issues: My shyness and my shy girlfriend., boyfriend and girlfriend, question the answer
boyfriend and girlfriend, question the answer, walk in the park: It sounds like the two of you need to establish what being in a relationship means to each of you. It sounds a bit like you have gotten comfortable with the title itself but not with the act. In other words, I think both of you like the idea of calling...

Teen Dating Issues: son, james windell, behavior issues
james windell, behavior issues, aspergers: Talk to James Windell Parenting Teen expert here. I rather not get into this subject right now. He s more of an expert there. I also recommend his school for help About being gay there is nothing wrong with this, however it is not unheard of for 11 year...

Teen Dating Issues: no subject, genuine feelings, temporary things
genuine feelings, temporary things, serious thing: hi des, i think that you need to seriously think about it. crushes are temporary things you know? it could just be the excitement of liking someone new that s gotten you caught up. but at the same time, you may no longer want to be with your boyfriend and...

Teen Dating Issues: i can't get over her, one of my best friends, attractive girls
one of my best friends, attractive girls, realtionship: I don t know if you really need to get over her. If you think she still likes you I think you should try to talk to her first. I am a guy who likes to talk to girls to see how they feel to gauge the situation and I would say that if you feel comfortable...

Teen Dating Issues: how to tell if she likes me, girls soccer team, boys soccer team
girls soccer team, boys soccer team, freshmen: hi mike, it s not always easy to tell if someone likes you. a lot of time it would depend on the person s personality when it comes to having crushes. but from what you ve told me, it sounds like this girl is definitely interested. i can t say for sure...

Teen Dating Issues: I wanna get back with my ex., freshmen, good luck
freshmen, good luck, ex girlfriend: Luigi, Try talking to your ex in a one-on-one setting. Tell her how you re feeling, and ask if she feels the same way. Let her know that the past is the past. Your relationship you had before no longer matters, and you really want to try and make a new...

Teen Dating Issues: wow :p, jitters, deep breath
jitters, deep breath, freshman: Tyler, Think about what you want to say to her before you actually do it. Take a deep breath, and relax. You re getting the jitters because you really like her, it may be something you ve never felt before. Take your time, and let it ease out. -Rya...

Teen Dating Issues: Should Have I Done This, breakup songs, do the right thing
breakup songs, do the right thing, good luck: hi nicole, i think you reacted out of hurt and anger and that s completely understandable. i think that if your boyfriend can admit he made a mistake than i think he can forgive you for acting that way. and truthfully, you were trying to do the right thing,...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me, art class, month and a half
art class, month and a half, class time: hi giles, it does sound like she could be interested. it s not always a good idea to form an opinion like this but sometimes you can just tell from someone s behavior around you that they re interested. what i usually do is ask a good friend to observe...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, east west partners, direction north
east west partners, direction north, history class: hi ashley, it sounds to me like he s definitely interested. most guys don t pay that much attention to girls unless there s at least a little interest. the only other alternative is that james is a natural born flirt. but you ll be able to figure that out...

Teen Dating Issues: does he like me?, mixed signals, downplay
mixed signals, downplay, nice things: hi jd, i can understand why you re confused because this guy is definitely sending mixed signals. one thing i ve learned about guys is they don t normally pay a lot of attention to a girl unless they re interested (even just a little bit). you can be...

Teen Dating Issues: Am I too young, dangerous situation, jail bait
dangerous situation, jail bait, older men: Yes, Becky. By law, you are too young and he s too old. He could land in jail for being with you, even if it s not sexual. No, older men as a group do not all want sex any more than young women all love to wear Abercrombie. Every man is an individual and...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking the girl, forhead, normals
forhead, normals, real man: Pam Flirting are things such as the kiss on the forhead, just being close to you. So a girl uslay knows a gguy is flirtin with them before the guy does haha. Anything that a normals friend doesnt do is called flriting. Hope i helped! Yours, Sea...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking girls out, boyfriend and girlfriend, freshman year
boyfriend and girlfriend, freshman year, flings: John, I understand your problem totally! I had the exact same situation a few years back. Asking girls out is tricky; some want you to use the will you be my girlfriend spiel. Personally I think its lame as hell but my girl who I have been with for...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend, happy holidays, exact same thing
happy holidays, exact same thing, last question: don t worry about it pam your questions don t bother me...i mean thats what him here for right? so moving on to your question, i really don t think it would be a good idea to continue kissing your friend or best friend,especially if you don t want commitment...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused!!!!!!!!, morgan id, espically
morgan id, espically, morgan morgan: Morgan, It brings me no joy to say this; I have been drunk a few times before. Your vision and judgment is impaired by about 75%. Well as for my advice to you I would say low really low. ESPICALLY if your brother doesnít want you too going out. Another...

Teen Dating Issues: I have a crush on my close friend., romantic feelings, t rush
romantic feelings, t rush, little spark: Geneva, don t rush into anything with him. If your feelings are fleeting (they come, but then they go), they aren t consistent enough to make a romantic decision. It s sounds like you have a great friendship with this guy, but you are also feeling sparks....

Teen Dating Issues: When i see a cute boy i dont know i have nothing to say!, cute boy
cute boy: just be yourself! think about what you want to say before you see him. keep the conversation simple and short to start. eventually you can start talking about more stuff. you dont want to be fake and someone your not just to get a guy to like you. sandi...

Teen Dating Issues: If you don't mind reading long explanations?, dark brown hair, girl teams
dark brown hair, girl teams, winter track: You have compiled a very good list here. I am going to give me critique but what I really wanted you to do in this process was really evaluate why you like him. I do this for a lot of the people I help. I pose them a question so they can get to the answer...

Teen Dating Issues: my ex, manipulative techniques, fifth time
manipulative techniques, fifth time, cheers: Matt, If you re begging for her to take you back, she deserves more than you. Especially when you use manipulative techniques like trying to make her feel sorry for you. Chances are, at this point, you re not getting her back. Especially since this...

Teen Dating Issues: ex boyfriend, happy holidays, bit by bit
happy holidays, bit by bit, five months: hi kimberly well it sounds to me like he probably stills holds you in a special place in his heart. i mean who gets over a true love just like that right? but it also seems like he is trying to move on. its natural for you to still have feelings for him but...

Teen Dating Issues: First Girlfriend, first girlfriend, first kiss
first girlfriend, first kiss, mellow tone: There is no way for me to tell you what your perfect first kiss is. I will tell you that my first girlfriend, consequently one of my lifelong best friends, and I went out for a very short time and I really misjudged her in some ways. You may think you...

Teen Dating Issues: Fried love a no-no or go-go, fulfilling relationship, rational thought
fulfilling relationship, rational thought, wile: I have a feeling that the problem lies in your transition from friendship to dating. This transition can take a long time. For some people it is quick, for others it is a long process. It is hard to fathom the change because when you were friends it was...

Teen Dating Issues: Friend issues, territorial thing, hearsay
territorial thing, hearsay, common ground: Discuss it with your friend.This happens often. Look for common ground and work together. Don t treat it as a territorial thing. It s not worth in getting in a argument with your best friend over a girl. Talk to him like men and see how he feels. Don t get...

Teen Dating Issues: Guy at School and Boyfriend, dominant behavior, guy friends
dominant behavior, guy friends, cuddles: Kait, Ehh thatís a slippery slope. Guys emotions unlike girls is we try and hide it so it pents up inside. The only real thing you can do is talk to the poor boy. It sounds like he likes you allot and he sounds like a decent guy. But you either have to...

Teen Dating Issues: girl i like., mail msn, smartest person
mail msn, smartest person, texting: Hey Trent, Ah, long distance is pretty difficult. Especially if transportation isn t easy to get. If her cousin is close to you as well as her, it may work because you guys could go back and forth and visit each other, but if the cousin isn t close to you...

Teen Dating Issues: My girlfriend is very shy =(, happy holidays, hi mike
happy holidays, hi mike, boyfriends: hi mike. thank you for writing so i read your letter and i thought about it and it seems to me that although your girlfriend may have had boyfriends before, shes still very afraid of any kind of intimate contact with guys. this is very normal in girls especially...

Teen Dating Issues: this guy, free hugs, old perv
free hugs, old perv, trustworthy person: Ashley, even though you think you have seen this boy in public, there is no promise in that short glimpse that he is (a) a good and trustworthy person and (b) the same person you saw. I do not trust that people are who and how and what they say they are on...

Teen Dating Issues: a guy... of course, cute guy, nerve
cute guy, nerve, good luck: Hey there, Act like he s your friend. Say something like: Hey, sorry, what s your name? I ll feel bad if I just call you dude or something. Then tell him your name, and start talking! Ask questions about him to start with. Like, what school he goes to,...

Teen Dating Issues: Help!!!, complicated girl, sweet voice
complicated girl, sweet voice, liking: Hey Rob, Wow, she sounds like quite the complicated girl! I think it could be that she is a) liking you attention, but afraid to move into a relationship, or b) Just liking your attention, and only the attention she s getting. Either way, she s not really...

Teen Dating Issues: help!!, popular guy, annoying thing
popular guy, annoying thing, good luck: i dont think you can make anyone like you. if she does great, if not then you should probably find someone else. just be nice to her and be yourself and hopefully she will begin to like you. maybe ask her out someday and see how she reacts. good luck ...

Teen Dating Issues: help with women., female clients, female friends
female clients, female friends, mutual friends: Hi Joe, Just be yourself. Go out there and make conversation with the girls you already know and talk with them. Then they will introduce you to others they know and you go from there! Not hard! Just talk about basic stuff, major, hometown, mutual friends....

Teen Dating Issues: Jealousy, jealous bone, thanks in advance
jealous bone, thanks in advance, jealousy: Hey there, I know exactly how you feel. I am exactly like you when it comes to relationships. The way I ve maintained it is that I ve explained to him that I have a jealous bone in my body, but it will start becoming less annoying when I have more trust in...

Teen Dating Issues: need help!, rebound relationship, couple times
rebound relationship, couple times, wit: i think you should let her know you are sorry for everthing in the past and that you still love her. let her know you would like to date her again and try to start over. tell her its up to her and you that you will stop bugging her. then do just that. stop...

Teen Dating Issues: Getting him to notice me, eye contact, hallway
eye contact, hallway, cheers: Allie, There are plenty of things you can do that will help you catch his eye. The first, and most important, thing you can do is TALK TO HIM MORE. If you see him in the hallway and he looks at you, be sure to smile and say hey! Eye contact is probably...

Teen Dating Issues: present?, good omen, first kiss
good omen, first kiss, red roses: Vince, The first date is THE MOST IMPORTANT THING you will ever do in a relationship. And the first kiss is THE most important thing to do on the first date. A little fact for you, 90% of girls will know all they need to know by the first kiss. As for the...

Teen Dating Issues: My sexuality?, strange feelings, sex with a guy
strange feelings, sex with a guy, lesbianism: hello corrina, im sorry for taking so long to write back. now to your question, well it seems to me that you are a little bicurious right now. don t worry though because its very common amongst pre-teens.what my guess is that you are most likely bi-sexual....

Teen Dating Issues: talking to girls, talking to girls, bumper stickers
talking to girls, bumper stickers, pay attention: Tim, to be a good conversationalist, be a good observer. Pay attention to what the girls like and talk about that. Hints and clues are in the things they wear, carry, and talk about to friends around them, but especially in the books they read, their music,...

Teen Dating Issues: I terribly miss my boyfriend, relationship success, parents day
relationship success, parents day, soccer season: Stephanie, it sounds like you are in two very beautiful relationships. For one, you seem to have found a great friend in your boyfriend, and secondly, you show a great deal of respect for your parents and their boundaries, and not many teens share their parents...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it time to break up?, stupid reasons, posessive
stupid reasons, posessive, emotional wreck: Naomi, To be honest the pro con list is really for you. I frequently do this. I ask people to make pro con because it usually helps. If it didn t help you thank you for doing it because it is going to help me. I am not sure what to say about the last...

Teen Dating Issues: torn, atention, mutual friend
atention, mutual friend, holding hands: Confundo, Quite a predicament you have here and it required a lot of though on my part to come up with an answer that is good for you. I understand you have really deep feeling for your boyfriend. You love him like I love my girl. So to put a short simple...

Teen Dating Issues: touching..., cloths, thighs
cloths, thighs, vagina: Pam, In your case i think its ok. I mean me and my girl do it under the cloths but above the cloths is fine. The only thing is you have to be fully ok with it. Dont let him to it if you get a sick feeling in your stomach or just a bad vibe. Hope i helped....

Teen Dating Issues: touching..., rule of thump, breasts
rule of thump, breasts, butt: Pamela Ha thanks for the short and simple. See with my girl we do that all the time because its just something a girl does to a boy and vica versa. So a good rule of thump is to work your way up. Go from hugging to kissing, kissing to making out, making...

Teen Dating Issues: i turned him down but now i like him, lots of girls, play games
lots of girls, play games, ashley: Claire - Well I guess it depends on how much of your pride you want to retain. If you re not bashful, just admit that you have feelings for him now and see how it goes. He ll either be really stoked or blow you off for blowing him off once before. The best...

Teen Dating Issues: Does she want to ?, hi mike, kisses
hi mike, kisses, kiss: hey mike, you re so very welcome and im glad you wrote back. i think you should just get her alone and ask her babe, i gotta talk to you about something then tell her what you re feeling. she might not like to about personal stuff but it takes compromise...

Teen Dating Issues: What Do I Do?, spur of the moment, happy holidays
spur of the moment, happy holidays, time and place: Hey there, It s best to do it in person. So, find a time and place where you two will be alone, and where you can leave easily to give her space. Sit her down and tell her you don t like how she s acting so randomly in the relationship, and you re ready to...

Teen Dating Issues: 1st Boyfriend, atleast, hes
atleast, hes, gf: Hi Sarah I hope you realize that your relationship is not exactly brilliant if you don t even talk to your boyfriend! At 12; I d say you re a bit too young for relationships. Some people of your age are not mature enough to handle pressure of a commitment....

Teen Dating Issues: Asking a friend out, right time, friendships
right time, friendships, scare: to be honest, i think there s nothing wrong with being repetitive in this case. just go right out and ask her again like you did the first time. it was nobody s fault that she couldn t go and she s made it clear that she would like to go out with you eventually,...

Teen Dating Issues: how to approach a super hot girl, ear phones, earphones
ear phones, earphones, pretty girl: Woo her. It s hard to talk to a girl who always has her head in her books or her earphones on, so you ll have to work hard to get her attention. Tips: Buy her a single flower (or pick one; that could be even sweeter!!) and place it in front of her as...

Teen Dating Issues: how to approach a super hot girl, overcoming nervousness, psychology textbook
overcoming nervousness, psychology textbook, approaching girls: the best way is practice. some guys are naturally good at that (just like how some guys are natural athletes) and some guys need to work a little bit more at it. my best method for overcoming nervousness is to not let other people know i m nervous. ...

Teen Dating Issues: how to approach a super hot girl, ear phones, pretty girl
ear phones, pretty girl, hot girl: Abudas - Find out what she s into and go from there. Find out what you two have in common, some kind of common ground..maybe it s hobbies or music and use that as an ice breaker. Once you break the ice it s a breeze. Ask her what she s listening to next...

Teen Dating Issues: asking some one out, first move, flirty
first move, flirty, girly: Hi Emma Ashley, Don t be scared at all! This is your chance to get to know him and find out if he likes you...all you have to do is open yourself up and talk to him. Be girly and flirty and fun and you ll be sure to get his attention...just start talking...

Teen Dating Issues: Boy problems, many different ways, guy thomas
many different ways, guy thomas, goodluck: Hey there Kelly, I had your exact same situation at one point. I had a guy who was like Tim and a guy who was like Thomas. I had to choose for myself and ask myself..who will respect me more, support me, treat me right and back me up and not hurt me in a...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend/dating, worries, three months
worries, three months, relationship: Hi Celeste, First, you have to stop judging your great boyfriend by the amount of friends he has or his social status. I know in school, sometimes it s a big deal because other people can make fun or whatever, but you need to blow those kind of people off....

Teen Dating Issues: my best friend, guy friend, doing the right thing
guy friend, doing the right thing, third person: you re doing the right thing. observe how he is with people and compare it to how he is with you. does he stare at you a lot? does he go out of his way to talk to you and perhaps touches your arm or shoulder lightly? does he laugh at your jokes? does he ask...

Teen Dating Issues: best friends in love.., bestfriend, whole time
bestfriend, whole time, goodnight: i think you are correct, you should date and have fun if thats what you feel you need to do. i think you should sit down with him and explain to him how you feel. let him know you love him but you feel you need to see what else is out there. tell him the truth....

Teen Dating Issues: best friends sister.., sibling, choose one
sibling, choose one, best friends: Hey there, It s going to be difficult to keep both relationships going. Rarely does the brother actually approve of the dating of a fellow sibling. Unless you can convince your friend to relax about the subject, I m afraid you re going to have to choose one...

Teen Dating Issues: My best guy, guy friend, eye contact
guy friend, eye contact, chickens: does he put his arm around you or touch your shoulder a lot? does he stare at you when he thinks no one s watching. does he make a lot of eye contact? does he laugh just a little bit harder when you tell a joke or constantly hover around you? things like...

Teen Dating Issues: my bestfriends boyfriend, sje, different situation
sje, different situation, bestfriends: It s one of those situations where that person is so brainwashed that there s no way of getting through to him. It s a slightly different situation but my aunt was getting hit by her boyfriend, and her mum was worried sick. Sje kept telling her to get rid...

Teen Dating Issues: Which is better for transportation?, several miles, wrong answer
several miles, wrong answer, girl friend: I think a lot depends on the type of date you are on and where it is in relationship to your two homes. Before my son could drive, I would take him to the movies. Sometimes his girl friend would meet him there; other times we would pick her up. Often her...

Teen Dating Issues: I got some big problems..lol, long distance relationships, jelious
long distance relationships, jelious, cards on the table: hi ray, i think that you both need to sit down and put all your cards on the table. it s obvious that you re both hurting and you re both confused. it looks like you guys don t have an actual commitment between you two but you do care about each other a great...

Teen Dating Issues: this boy, good kid, couple times
good kid, couple times, intrest: hey there, i think the first thing you need to figure out is what exactly you want - do you wnt him back or do you want to move on? if you want him back, you need to be honest with him and see how he feels about you before trying to work things out. if...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend, personal affairs, 13 years
personal affairs, 13 years, good luck: Why would the teacher be mad? I would talk to him/her (the teacher) and ask why he/she is concerned. Take her concerns seriously, as it is rare for a teacher to invest herself in students personal affairs. Thank her for her concern and tell her you will...

Teen Dating Issues: my boyfriend, Charles, eant, chores
eant, chores, renee: hey renee, i think you might just be stressing out a lot over this. i m pretty sure if a guy didn t want to see you, i think he d avoid you completely - not send you a gift or let you know he was thinking about you. his mom might want to keep him a little...

Teen Dating Issues: boys, move one, good luck
move one, good luck, feelings: Hi Jessica, if you asking me how to move one meaning not have feelings for this boy you like anymore, that s hard to give advice on. It depends on how often you see him at school, if you have classes with him every day etc. Just start hanging out with other...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused, current boyfriend, monthes
current boyfriend, monthes, larissa: Hi Eva, I know where you re coming from. When it happened to me, I was honest with my boyfriend and told him that I wanted to see what else was out there for me. I suggested a break but not for long, and he was okay with that as long as he could do whatever...

Teen Dating Issues: Crush, perfect time, kind of girl
perfect time, kind of girl, nerves: hi michelle, i think the perfect time to ask a guy out is when you re most comfortable being around him. of course there will always be nerves when you like a guy, but when you re confident and feel like you can be yourself, that s the perfect time to make...

Teen Dating Issues: Crushes, little smile, luck mike
little smile, luck mike, random things: hey mike, it definitely sounds like she s interested in you and i think you should go for it. if she s comfortable enough to sit on your lap and talk you back into work, i think she s just waiting around for you to try something. of course, i can t be completely...

Teen Dating Issues: I am Crushing here AGAIN! Help, stares, school year
stares, school year, best friends: hi melissa, yes, it is possible for a person to like more than one person at a time. sometimes people think it s harmless cause it s just a crush. i guess it is true if that person isn t misleading or hurting anyone. but in your case, if you think that...

Teen Dating Issues: I cheated on my ex, friend don, one day at a time
friend don, one day at a time, day at a time: hi liam, i can understand if you feel frustrated when people tell you that. the fact is, you re hurting now and you miss the girl you love. the best thing you can do now is just take things one day at a time. if you re ready to be her friend, then be her...

Teen Dating Issues: is he cheating, bugger, good luck
bugger, good luck, excuse: hi jennifer, i think you ve done pretty much all you can do at this point. it s clear that he doesn t want to communicate right now - which of course is unfair but if you can t track him down than it s out of your hands. have you tried asking his cousin...

Teen Dating Issues: very confused, soccer practice, freaks
soccer practice, freaks, parents: Hi, well he does not sound like a guy you like so why would you say yes? If he is bothering you in any way or pressuring you then your friends or your parents HAVE to help you. Do not do anything that you do not want to do and do not be afraid of asking people...

Teen Dating Issues: So confused and lost, friend caitlin, high maintenance
friend caitlin, high maintenance, saying things: Girls are often drawn to boys who treat them like dirt. I m sorry to say this - and I think you already realize it - but Connor is toying with you and Caitlin. He is treating both of you like dirt. Every time you listen to him trash talk your friend,...

Teen Dating Issues: crush alert, attractive girl, right time
attractive girl, right time, little bit: hi vanessa, this is just my opinion but i think you should wait a little bit more. you are just getting to know him and i think you should let things happen naturally for a little while longer. you should take note of the situation that s happening between...

Teen Dating Issues: i have a crush on a girl, girl in my life, meaningful conversation
girl in my life, meaningful conversation, conversations: hey jordan, if you really like this girl, i think you should ask her out. if you re not ready for that, try something simple like asking her phone number. if she talks to you about school, engage her in more meaningful conversation such as asking what she...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating, those girls, right girl
those girls, right girl, hunch: hi tom, i understand how frustrated and lonely you might feel - but i have a hunch that there is a girl or two who is interested or has noticed you but simply hasn t done anything about it. sometimes girls get intimidated by a guy who seems too good to...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating!, lesbeian, eye contact
lesbeian, eye contact, better chance: hi thomas, i think that the fact you re already best friends should encourage you more. you know what s she s really like and what kind of guys she likes - and if you happen to fit that description, that s all the more reason for you to show her how special...

Teen Dating Issues: Dont know what to do, gutsy girl, chests
gutsy girl, chests, cousin: Very few people ever regret getting something off their chests, but a lot of people who wanted to say something and DIDN T regret it. So yes. I think you should tell him. If he lives that close, you can still be friends after the transfer. For now, focus...

Teen Dating Issues: Duuuuddde!!, awkward silences, awkward moments
awkward silences, awkward moments, dark hole: Hey Jen, Well, to me it seems like this guy does like you. I mean, if you both are flirting and sometimes when people get those awkward silences, it s because they are so nervous around the other person because they like them so much, that they can t think...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, better relationships, infatuation
better relationships, infatuation, france 3: What you are feeling and experiencing is normal. Just as two people can fall into love, they (or one of them) can fall out of it. It s sad, because even though you may no longer be in love with him, you still love and care for him and do no want him to be...

Teen Dating Issues: dating
What was your advice? Might it look like you advised her for you own gain if you act too quickly? Also, how well do you know her? A lot of questions, yes, but there is a lot to think about. What would have happened if you didn t advise her? How easily...

Teen Dating Issues: dating if its legal or illegal, legal advice, myspace
legal advice, myspace, lawyer: Eric it is my policy not to give legal advice as I m not a lawyer. I m not a lawyer period, yet even if I was, two different states could have two different policies. You would really need to ask a lawyer in those locations as well as a DA. What can get...

Teen Dating Issues: dating an older guy, zoe zoe, decent guy
zoe zoe, decent guy, ashley: Zoe - If you re not ready, then you re not ready. If it comes up, tell him that. If he s a decent guy, he ll understand and won t try to pressure you. If he does try to pressure you, then dump his butt. Don t have sex until you re absolutely ready. And...

Teen Dating Issues: dating problems, registered sex offender, straight to jail
registered sex offender, straight to jail, consiquences: Thank you. That helps a lot. It is illegal in the state of Michigan (the entire state) for a 20 year old to have sex with a 14, 15, or 16 year old. There is no form that would make it legal other than a marriage license, and I hope you aren t planning on...

Teen Dating Issues: dating problems, consiquences, arts humanities
consiquences, arts humanities, true thanks: Hi I don t actually know much about the law on this subject. But if you go to the main menu and click arts/humanities and then social science and then crime and law enforcement issues and death penalty, there may be some one there to answer your question...

Teen Dating Issues: dating problems, restriction order, relationship experts
restriction order, relationship experts, legal ethics: Hi, I cannot give you legal advice, yet I will say that if someone threatens you, you should probably report this to the police. About her being pregnant, when did this happen? It may violate a law due to her age. She shouldn t breakup with him for you, yet...

Teen Dating Issues: dnt know what to do, arguement, barbee
arguement, barbee, daily basis: Try calling her on a daily basis..or as often as possible..there is always the internet when you can t call her or send her a letter even if you talk to her that day, telling her how much you feel for her. You just have to make it know that it doesn t matter...

Teen Dating Issues: I dont know what to do (continued), relationship rescue, relationship books
relationship rescue, relationship books, mike love: Honestly, I d stay busy with your own stuff and make her come to you. It s that whole grass is always greener thing. Still, it would be nice to remind her you exist by saying hi now and then, but guide her toward taking the first steps. Again, this isn...

Teen Dating Issues: Is my ex over me?, defense mechanisms, random girls
defense mechanisms, random girls, stares: How old is he? Nine? What was the text? Why did it prove so fatal to the relationship? He s obviously very young and hurting or at least embarrassed, and his actions are his defense mechanisms trying to deal with something he probably doesn t really...

Teen Dating Issues: The ex, apology letter, new girlfriend
apology letter, new girlfriend, magic cure: I think it s obvious he still cares about you, but he s with someone else, so you have to move on. He s trying to convey that to you, although his methods were not the most admirable. Still, he s moved on, and he must care about her, or he wouldn t be with...

Teen Dating Issues: Follow-up to advice from other Expert., porch furniture, bouquet of flowers
porch furniture, bouquet of flowers, valentine s day: Hi Cody What you want to do sounds a bit too romantic but as long as you turn it all into showing him the beautiful view; it should all work. If you distance yourself from him for a while; you must understand that he needs time to think it all through so...

Teen Dating Issues: it feels so good to be wrong, secret crush, guy friend
secret crush, guy friend, moring: hi leona, i know your situation sucks but i think it s best that you remind yourself about the reality of it all. rudy is a great guy - i don t doubt that, but you guys can t be together right now. and i think the more you stick closer to him or grow closer...

Teen Dating Issues: getting over first love, real jerk, first love
real jerk, first love, 5 months: i feel for you i really do. sometimes it can be very hard to get over your first love and especially in your case because it sounds like he is being a real jerk. i would just try to think of this a good learning experience and how some people can just be idiots....

Teen Dating Issues: Does she like me as a friend im kinda confused, confusing situation, stupid decision
confusing situation, stupid decision, good relationship: hey bryce, i think that with everything that s going on in her life, your ex is leaning on you a lot. it is possible that she still has feelings for you but at the same time, she could just be really happy and comfortable with the kind of friendship you both...

Teen Dating Issues: is it friends or could it be more, coffe, please answer
coffe, please answer, couple of days: Hey Ryan- Well there could be something there with her having feelings for you. But the only real way of knowing is talking to her and letting her know how you feel and just simply asking her how she feels for you. Then just take things from there once...

Teen Dating Issues: friends with benefits?, long distance relationship, friends with benefits
long distance relationship, friends with benefits, serious relationship: I think that being friends with benefits may not be the best choice because that leaves room for attachment. You say that your not in a relationship but later you say that neither of you have been in a relationship so I m confused is it or is it not? Just...

Teen Dating Issues: is it friends or could it possibly more, confidant, coffe
confidant, coffe, couple of days: Hi. Well with you being shy, this works quite well, as you can do everything through text/msn. It does sound like she likes you, so you should just be brave. If she s brave enough to say I missed you , and be quite clingy and forward, then you shouldn...

Teen Dating Issues: GF Issue, handwritten letter, sugarcoat
handwritten letter, sugarcoat, bad person: Hello Nick, I think the first thing you should do is really consider how badly you must have hurt your ex. That s not to say that I think you re a bad person or that she shouldn t give you another chance, but I do believe that she ll be more likely to take...

Teen Dating Issues: GF Issue, 4 months, gesture
4 months, gesture, good reason: Well, it sure was a stupid and mean thing to do. Do you want her? Think about it. I love my boyfriend so much. I couldn t do what you did. I wouldn t exchange texts that I shouldn t , and I sure as hell wouldn t do it with his ex-best-friend. Perhaps you should...

Teen Dating Issues: GF Issue, 4 months, savannah
4 months, savannah, best friends: Hey Nick- Well just hang in there. Right now she s just mad that you did that. I mean it s even worse that you did it that with her ex best friend of all people. But All you can do right now is let her know how you feel and leave it as that. Give her,...

Teen Dating Issues: GF Issue, time and space, 4 months
time and space, 4 months, best friends: hey nick, i think it was very big of you to come clean to your girlfriend. it shows how much you care about her. try to see things from her point of view. she was probably very shocked, hurt and angry to find out what was going on behind her back. you have...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Problem, prep friends, girl problem
prep friends, girl problem, snobby: well if she is into her prep friends then it might be difficult unless her friends approve of you. is there anyway to get her phone number or email or im address? at least that way you can try and talk to her withour all her friends around. sand...

Teen Dating Issues: This one girl...., shy girls, successful relationship
shy girls, successful relationship, first kiss: Hey Cameron- Well I would just let her know that your going to be there for her and continue being her friend and everything even though she wants a break from being in a relationship. Then just continue being her friend as if nothing has really changed....

Teen Dating Issues: I like this girl, but i'm not sure about it all., volleyball tournament, having a great time
volleyball tournament, having a great time, hug goodbye: hi chris, i think it s great that you two still managed to be friends even though you didn t get together. at this point, i think the best thing you can do is just continue to be her friend and respectful of her relationship with her boyfriend. you can...

Teen Dating Issues: my girlfriend, being a gentlemen, girlfriend
being a gentlemen, girlfriend, 3 years: Hi Wade, The best thing to do is ask your girlfriend if she feels comfortable with more than kissing..don t listen to friends or anyone else but her. She s the one you are dating and she s going to tell you what s best for her. Tell her you didn t want to...

Teen Dating Issues: girlfriend issues, mutual friend, different times
mutual friend, different times, young girls: Hi. I m pretty sure she does care, or why would she be with you? My bet is she s shy, as many young girls are. So, what to do about it. The best thing is to carry on how things are, and hope that she gets better in time. Most do, so it seems likely....

Teen Dating Issues: Is this a good way to ask a shy girl out?, friend material, talking to girls
friend material, talking to girls, shy girls: I would focus on getting to know her more, especially since you have only talked to her a few times. I m a huge believer in becoming friends with a person before allowing yourself to believe you like them. After all, when you date or even marry someone,...

Teen Dating Issues: Is this a good way to ask a shy girl out?, talking to girls, shy girls
talking to girls, shy girls, shy girl: Hey Paul- Well if you would ask her out I would just ease in there slowing with asking her out. I would try something like you were saying. I know from experience I myself was shy and if that was me I wouldn t know what to say at first if a guy just came...

Teen Dating Issues: this guy, shy guy, gestures
shy guy, gestures, right direction: hey kenzie, every guy is different so how he lets a girl know if he likes her isn t the same for everyone. but there are some signs to look out for - for instance, does he stare at you a lot? if you guys talk does he hang onto every word and even make small...

Teen Dating Issues: HELP!, conversation starters, akward
conversation starters, akward, good luck: hey megan, is he shy too? because if he s not, it might help to let him do most of the talking instead of trying to engage him when you re not so comfortable at the moment. try asking him about his hobbies or ask a question about one of his favorite topics....

Teen Dating Issues: HELPP !!, romantic feelings, t rush
romantic feelings, t rush, bestfriend: How old are you? First, two weeks isn t really a relationship. It s dating. A relationship is when two people share so much of themselves together that they begin to function as one person. Break up with Matt. Tell him you jumped the gun and just...

Teen Dating Issues: Heartbreak and a Breakup, living in a nightmare, two and a half years
living in a nightmare, two and a half years, better person: hi mary, i think that the best thing you can do right now is work on the stuff about yourself that caused problems between you two. if you were controlling before, you should try to figure out how to deal with that so that when you guys get to the point where...

Teen Dating Issues: Heels over head... to passive agressive detachment, boyfriend fred, having a bad day
boyfriend fred, having a bad day, arguement: You sound like a very, very bright young woman. Between you and your therapist, you have analyzed yourself right down to a diagnosis. I m not a therapist, and you certainly don t need a second one. I ll approach this from a teen relationship point of...

Teen Dating Issues: Help, lunch table, word answer
lunch table, word answer, out of the blue: i wonder why she just gives you a one or two word answer? i would think that if she liked you she would want to talk to you more. can you find some time to talk with her when no one else is around? that would be the best then you could see if she really likes...

Teen Dating Issues: Help, living a lie, rest of my life
living a lie, rest of my life, amount of time: Hi Justin, Your girlfriend just sounds a tad bit indecisive right now and she sounds like she doesn t know what she wants right now. I was just like her. It took me some time to realize that where I needed to be was with my boyfriend and no where else. I...

Teen Dating Issues: Help, easygoing manner, smile on your face
easygoing manner, smile on your face, eye contact: hi jacob, i think you just need to work on your confidence here. every opportunity won t seem like one if you re really nervous or scared about asking her out. try making eye contact first and sending her a smile. if you have a common friend, try getting...

Teen Dating Issues: High School Crush, freshman girl, school crush
freshman girl, school crush, successful relationship: Hello Melissa, Like the saying there s no such thing as a stupid question, I believe there s no such thing as an unimportant problem if it s something that s truly bothering you. It does sound a little confusing, but hopefully I ll be able to help you...

Teen Dating Issues: Does she hate me?, birthday celebration, valentine day
birthday celebration, valentine day, close friends: hi there, i don t think she hates you. in fact, i think she genuinely cares about you. i m sure she values you as a friend and would be bummed out if you stopped being her friend or if things got awkward between you too. don t let your feelings for her...

Teen Dating Issues: What do I do help me???, whop, skin problems
whop, skin problems, gymnast: hi joseph, i think that acne and skin problems is something that every teenager goes through. it s frustrating and embarrassing but the good news is, there are many things you can use out there that can help your skin problems. just be sure you use the right...

Teen Dating Issues: help with "friend", answer my question, brother and sister
answer my question, brother and sister, 7m: Hi. The vast majority of people don t guess that someone likes them. Most people are fairly modest, so I wouldn t worry about that. Right, he has a girlfriend. So leave it well alone. If he wants you, he ll leave her. But he doesn t want you, and that...

Teen Dating Issues: any hope?, problems at home, misunderstanding
problems at home, misunderstanding, girlfriend: hey mike, it sounds to me that neither of you are really ready to let go of this relationship. she doesn t like to dawdle, right? if breaking up is really what she wants to do, i think she would have done so already. it sounds like you guys are going through...

Teen Dating Issues: Im on a DROUGHT...plz help, those girls, going to a party
those girls, going to a party, drought: Hey Quinton, Well, if I was one of those girls going to hang out with you too and going to a party and drinking, I don t think I would consider you boyfriend material either, no offense and I ll tell you why. Girls are very sensitive and have a lot of feelings...

Teen Dating Issues: idk, varsity soccer team, type of girl
varsity soccer team, type of girl, great friends: hey sarah, i can tell you right now that you sound like the type of girl that so many other girls would love to be. you ve got so much going for you but i think that peer pressure is making you think otherwise. you re only 15 sweetie, and i truly believe...

Teen Dating Issues: He isn't over her yet, high school seniors, kno
high school seniors, kno, six weeks: Hey again! Well, talk about things friends would now. Talk about likes, and dislikes. Call him up to see how he is doing, then ask him to go check out a movie with you. Try a comedy or something, something that is fun. Let him have fun with you, be that friend...

Teen Dating Issues: got some issues., long distance relationships, relationship work
long distance relationships, relationship work, gonna be the one: hi ray, it sounds to me that she s scared of what could happen when you two live apart. it s understandable that she feels that way and it s possible that she s frustrated too. i know it s not your fault and that you re willing to make the effort to make...

Teen Dating Issues: ive got some questions..., good kid, armpit
good kid, armpit, nice guy: not much you can do about the kissing thing! yeah just bend over and kiss i guess. but i think you are right in saying that maybe you should try and kiss her more so when your sitting down with her. at 15 i think its a good idea to make sure both of you...

Teen Dating Issues: Love., having my baby, girl at school
having my baby, girl at school, trust issues: either way you need to make sure you stand up to your responsibilities and take care of your baby. im assuming brittany has already had the baby? did she keep it or put it up for adoption? i wouldnt just stay with brittany because she has your child. if you...

Teen Dating Issues: Love Triangle, love triangle, searching the internet
love triangle, searching the internet, good friends: hi dave, i think that the best thing you can do is be honest with john. if he s really your friend, he deserves to know what s going on. two things can come of this: he ll back off, (which would help your love triangle situation) or he ll continue pursuing...

Teen Dating Issues: I am lost..., eachother, attitude
eachother, attitude, love: i am of the believe that when two people have such strong feelings for each other and then they break up, you really need to have some time away from her. i know you think she is the only girl for you and is your one true love. but it really sounds like she...

Teen Dating Issues: love!, s valentine, valentine s day
s valentine, valentine s day, layed back: Hi Matt If she s falling for you; that s great. It s valentine s day tomorrow and most girls love to be asked out on this day. Try to be nice and do not force her into anything. You must respect her past experiences however try not to bring them up when you...

Teen Dating Issues: I love him but he dosen't know, adult
adult: Well can you move on? Could you really just forget it and let it lie. In my experience, when someone of 15 likes someone older, they usually won t be interested, as it s just a bit of a taboo thing to do to go out with someone who is so much younger. So,...

Teen Dating Issues: I love a girl who only likes me as a friend, crazy taxi, o clock
crazy taxi, o clock, taxi driver: Hi, Taking it slow is super important. Don t rush into dating with this person. I recommend our How to make the right move area . Notice I say don t rush into dating with her. Stay her friend for a drop longer before the dating idea comes up again. Please...

Teen Dating Issues: love triangle, love triangle, searching the internet
love triangle, searching the internet, good friends: Hi Dave it s a very complicated situation and I doubt that i will be able to help you with it. I usually give suggestions and it s your own decision whether you want to go with them or not. I would advise you to have a honest talk with Sarah and ask her...

Teen Dating Issues: love triangle?, love triangle, gal friends
love triangle, gal friends, transitional support: Only time can tell. Be patient, be loyal to both your friends, be supportive. Imagine the hurt you could cause if you interfered only to discover your feelings were not long-lasting and theirs could have been. It sounds like Abby may need some true...

Teen Dating Issues: i'm so confused, good time, mom
good time, mom, parents: hi skylar, i think you first need to figure out who it is you really want to be with before you think about who your family wants for you. it s understandable that you don t want to hurt either boy but it wouldn t be fair for you to stick with the wrong guy,...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm gay. Trying to win my ex-boyfriend back, porch furniture, bouquet of flowers
porch furniture, bouquet of flowers, valentine s day: Cody - I think you need to back off. You ve been overdoing it for a while now and you need to give him his space. At the rate you re going, he may never want to pick this back off. So back off, try to keep to just being friends and see how it goes. Ashle...

Teen Dating Issues: She's mad as hell at me, chemistry class, savannah
chemistry class, savannah, friendship: Hey Mike- Well all you can do is keep trying to tell her your sorry for what you have done. Show her how much you know you ve messed up and that you wouldn t ever do it agian. Just keep trying and eventually she ll come to and let you explain to her. I...

Teen Dating Issues: Need Help, how to start a good conversation, good listener
how to start a good conversation, good listener, intelligent girl: hey henry, i think the best thing you can do is just keep on talking to her. right now, you re talking about school and grades which is a great beginning, but as time goes on, you should try to branch out. for instance, ask her about what kind of movies she...

Teen Dating Issues: Please help me, back into my life, misunderstandings
back into my life, misunderstandings, time and space: I understand how you feel, Justin. But if you DON T give her her space, she ll start to resent you. You won t become closer. You ll become more distant. How old are you? Four years is a LONG time for young people to date. While she is taking this time...

Teen Dating Issues: parents and dateing, background information, wit
background information, wit, parents: Hi. Sorry itís taken so long to reply. You donít give much background information, so thereís not much to go on. But, I think the best idea would definitely be to bring him round to your house. Offer to bring him round for tea, so your parents meet him...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it possible that this girl likes me ?, sports clothes, clothes shop
sports clothes, clothes shop, journey home: i dont know! talk to her! look, your not going to know how she feels about you unless you start talking to her. you should be able to tell after a few times spending some time talking if she might like you or not. give that a try and then let me know what...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it possible that this girl likes me ?, sports clothes, clothes shop
sports clothes, clothes shop, journey home: Hi Dani! She might like you or not , the signs until now are not clear at all. Try to speak more to her since you guys see eachother a lot and treat her a bit differently, pay her more attention. If you talk to everyone more than her , she is bound to think...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it possible that this girl likes me ?, sports clothes, clothes shop
sports clothes, clothes shop, lack of confidence: There s no way to tell if she likes you. You haven t gotten to know each other, and you can t like someone until you know them. Become her friend. Take romance out of the picture and just focus on getting to know her. You can t let fear be bigger than...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it possible that this girl likes me ?, sports clothes, clothes shop
sports clothes, clothes shop, journey home: hi dani, it s definitely a possibility that she s at least interested or curious in you. generally girls don t stare or closely watch guys that they don t find attractive or intriguing - that s just the way we are. my advice would be to try to get to know...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationship Question, relationship question, lack of communication
relationship question, lack of communication, brother and sister: Hi Tasha, Usually constant arguing back and forth means there is a lack of communication in the relationship, so I would suggest really sitting down with your boyfriend and just talk with him about what s going on. Get to the root of the problem and figure...

Teen Dating Issues: Roosters, lunch table, smart girl
lunch table, smart girl, shy girl: Hi. Well, you need top talk to her. She s made the first move by sitting at your table. Now you need to make the next move. She s waiting for you to. So, think of something to talk about. A mutual subject (the area you re in, people, food etc. Then,...

Teen Dating Issues: He's not responding, sorry sweetie, bar mitzvah
sorry sweetie, bar mitzvah, open interest: hi rachel, i don t think you re overreacting - you like the guy, it s understandable that you re disappointed. i think that as girls, we have a tendancy to overanalyze every little detail when he like a guy. that s just how we re built. guys see things differently...

Teen Dating Issues: What Shoulod I do?, valentine s day, valentines day
valentine s day, valentines day, stella: Hi Justin First of all; sorry for the late answer. Anyway; a note in her locker on valentine s day is very romantic. You should do it! however; when she reads it; it would be nice if you d come up to her and tell her how you feel. Every girl this age dreams...

Teen Dating Issues: Shy Help, trustworthy guy, number thanks
trustworthy guy, number thanks, thanks in advance: Some girls are very hesitant to give their numbers out. If you have just started making small talk, it may be too early. Work on becoming more comfortable with each other first. Talk to her outside of class, ask if she has plans for the weekend, ask about...

Teen Dating Issues: How to say 'no' without hurting feelings...?, improper english, wrong guys
improper english, wrong guys, girl age: Hi, I m not a lawyer Dori, yet I know in some locations in the world it s illegal to date at age 15. I was told by a US lawyer that some areas have either a policy in place, or they have certain policies that could relate to the fact of dating. For an example...

Teen Dating Issues: No sparks, first girlfriend, fire works
first girlfriend, fire works, first move: Hey S, I hate to break it to you, but when you kiss, you shouldn t expect fire works to go shooting off around you, it just doesnt work like that. Haha. But, if you feel like there is no attraction whatsoever when you guys do intimate things, then perhaps...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I start a conversation with a guy???, smile on your face, self confidence
smile on your face, self confidence, quiet one: hi shannon, i always find that the best way to be comfortable around guys is to psyche yourself up not to be afraid. in other words, try to convince yourself that you re just talking to a regular friend. if it s a friend you get along with, you wouldn t be...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me still?, easygoing guy, shy girl
easygoing guy, shy girl, eye contact: hey ethan, i think the best way to do that is to put her at ease as much as you can when she s around. even if you re nervous, don t show it. make her laugh. smile at her, pay attention to what she says and make eye contact. let her know what an great, easygoing...

Teen Dating Issues: Touching, hey robin, second date
hey robin, second date, first move: Hey Robin- Don t be in such a hurry. Maybe she s just shy and everything. But usually on the first date you wouldn t hold hands. So maybe around the second or third. But just go for her hand if you want to hold hands. Im sure she wont take her hand back....

Teen Dating Issues: Touching, girlfriend and boyfriend, second date
girlfriend and boyfriend, second date, first move: Hi. It can be really difficult when you re quite young to break that barrier and start acting really like girlfriend and boyfriend. When I was abou 14/15, I went out with a boy for three months and, although we always held hands that was as far as it went....

Teen Dating Issues: Trouble, chocalate, sophmore
chocalate, sophmore, happy valentines day: Hi. There s not really much I can tell you. Basically, you have to make her feel special. You say you re shy, so I m not sure how far you re willing to go.You ve bought her chocolates so you re obvioulsy not terriffied. I suggest first you make sure...

Teen Dating Issues: Trying to get a date, school dance, old school
school dance, old school, savannah: Hey Andrea- Well just be yourself around him and just go for it and ask him. Sure your worried he s going to say no and everything but there s always that other question. What if he says yes. You never going to know unless you actually try. If he does...

Teen Dating Issues: i can't get over this girl, emotional pain, brother and sister
emotional pain, brother and sister, eye contact: hi karanveer, it s possible that she was just tempted to flirt with your brother. she hasn t seen you guys in a while and probably noticed something about him that made her want to flirt. i don t think she meant to mess with your head or anything and if she...

Teen Dating Issues: talking to a girl i see in public or school, great conversation starters, muscular legs
great conversation starters, muscular legs, girl girls: This is a common question. Making the first move is always the hardest. Start noticing little things, like the books she carries. Books are always great conversation starters, especially if she carries it one day and you have it the next - if there is a...

Teen Dating Issues: I think I love him...=(, lunch hour, savannah
lunch hour, savannah, best friends: Hey Lowella- Well I would just try talking to him and letting him know how you really feel about him. Im sure he ll tell you his feelings as well. Also let him know that you do want to try and get to know him better and vis versa. Become friends first...

Teen Dating Issues: troubles with online relationship, boy friend, girl friend
boy friend, girl friend, savannah: Hey Matt- Well I would just talk to her about all of this and tell her how you feel. Then just take everything from there. But it s not going to get any better unless you talk to her about it. I hope this helps. If you need anything else im always here....

Teen Dating Issues: want to make girlfriend, shy shyness, natural confidence
shy shyness, natural confidence, those girls: First, please explain what wheatish is. I am not familiar with that term. I think you have the right idea. Being friends with a girl before introducing romance into the relationship is certainly wise! I would suggest you start by busying your life...

Teen Dating Issues: whats the number system, system sort, best friend
system sort, best friend, these girls: hi nick, i m not entirely sure what that girl meant, but from what i know, the number system sort of means rating a person on a certain scale. you know how you declare something to be a 10 if it s really good and a 1 or 0 if it s exactly the opposite? it...

Teen Dating Issues: how to let go?, first kiss, entire world
first kiss, entire world, good friends: hi chantel, i can tell you right now that there is NOTHING wrong with you, alright? everyone is different which means everyone has their own reasons for liking someone else. just because your boyfriend didn t appreciate you doesn t mean that there s something...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me?, trouble with girls, acts of courage
trouble with girls, acts of courage, outgoing person: Nothing beats being direct. Communication is very complex, and when people rely too much on interpretation, there is a huge margin for error. Yes, it takes courage, but unlike other acts of courage, you don t run much risk. She will either say she likes...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me?, trouble with girls, outgoing person
trouble with girls, outgoing person, gym class: hi matt, it s really hard to tell if someone likes you when that person is either: a.) really good at hiding it; or b.) able to treat other people in the same manner so as to avoid suspicion. from what you ve told me, i think that she s at least interested...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me?, trouble with girls, outgoing person
trouble with girls, outgoing person, gym class: i dont understand, why dont you just ask her out? what have you got to loose? i would think about what you want to say ahead of time and what your response will be if she says yes or no. play out the conversation in your head first before asking her. be calm...

Teen Dating Issues: What should I do?, piece of candy, perfect holiday
piece of candy, perfect holiday, valentines day: Yes, Valentines is the perfect holiday to tell someone you like them. Start Monday with a note, but don t sign it. Tuesday, tape a flower to her locker. Wednesday, tape a piece of candy to her locker. Thursday, tape lyrics to a song to her locker, and...

Teen Dating Issues: What do I do?, valentines day, savannah
valentines day, savannah: Hey Justin- Well I would for sure tell her how you feel ect. Then just take things from there. Im sure once you do tell her she will let you know how she feels for you. If not then just ask her. I hope this helps. If you need anything else im always here....

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me?, trouble with girls, outgoing person
trouble with girls, outgoing person, gym class: Hi. Sorry I ve taken so long to reply. Basically, the ideal thing is to tell her, but quite understandbly you don t want to do that. So, here are a few options: 1. Tell her, but not face to face. You could email her, text her etc. Are any of these a possiblity?...

Teen Dating Issues: him, myspace, close friends
myspace, close friends, body parts: hi kenzie, i think it s possible that this guy is just starting to notice you or perhaps is a little unsure if what he s feeling is liking you... make sense? i think you should continue to act naturally around him all the while observing him more and more....

Teen Dating Issues: What am i going to do, history history, morals
history history, morals, having sex: Two weeks is WAY, WAY too early to think about having sex. You say it is no problem for me and you say but I don t think I m ready to. Which is it? You can t have it both ways. First, it SHOULD be a problem for you. If he likes you, he will wait as...

Teen Dating Issues: what should i do?, chat history, heart to heart
chat history, heart to heart, committment: hi emily, you re right that you can only apologize so many times for a mistake. it s obvious to me that you really regret how you acted and i think your boyfriend knows it too. he just doesn t know how to move past it. you need to sit him down and have a...

Teen Dating Issues: two year annversery tomorrow!!, romantic picnic, happy anniversary
romantic picnic, happy anniversary, closeness: Sometimes you have to get creative with the romance to keep it interesting. At the same time, you also have to understand that the more comfortable you become together, the more your nearness means, which may mean the cuddling and touching becomes less frequent....

Teen Dating Issues: younger, safety area, last names
safety area, last names, internet safety: Public boards should not have last names(you should contact to have the last name removed). Talk to your parents about online safety as well as our internet safety area. Dating at 14 could be illegal. I have seen a lot of people who act like 14 online, yet...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 Year age difference, flirting tips, embarrassing moments
flirting tips, embarrassing moments, suttle: why not just ask him out? maybe make a passing gestor like, hey we should go out sometime. see how he reacts. just be prepared in case he says no. you could also say something like do you think i am to young to date? . flirt a bit with him and just go for...

Teen Dating Issues: Age of Consent, jessica biel, legal age of consent
jessica biel, legal age of consent, age of consent: The age of consent here is 18 for any sexual activity. Meaning, Intercourse, oral sex, or even touching the genital region. It definitely isn t 13 that I can tell you. In answer to your other question, I think it depends on what part of California you live...

Teen Dating Issues: Our Age Difference, nothing wrong with liking, lunch times
nothing wrong with liking, lunch times, age is just a number: Hey Cassie- There s nothing wrong with liking someone whos a different age that you. Age is just a number and you shouldn t let it get in the way if you two like each other. I mean if people don t have anything better to do other that make fun of the fact...

Teen Dating Issues: i would like some advice..., ellie, vibes
ellie, vibes, ashley: Ellie - You need to put it on the line for her. Tell her I really like you. I want to be with you and see what she says. Make it blatantly clear so you don t miss your chance again. Either she wants to be with you or she doesn t...and this will...

Teen Dating Issues: I have an age problem..., 15 year old boys, sex deal
15 year old boys, sex deal, trust issue: Why do you think two years is a problem, or better yet, what do you think your mom will see as the problem? Yes, I know you said sex, but 15 year old boys have sex, too, and I m sure your mother realizes this. This is what I would recommend. As a mother,...

Teen Dating Issues: ask out, cool fun, hesitancy
cool fun, hesitancy, good luck: hey sara, i think that no matter how confident you are, there is always a bit of fear or hesitancy when it comes to asking out a guy you like. the best advice i can give you is to act natural. even if you re nervous try not to show it. be confident on the...

Teen Dating Issues: Breakup..., rebound guy, wanted food
rebound guy, wanted food, blind dates: hi shaun, it is possible that he s a rebound guy. it s also possible that she s treating you this way because you guys have a history together and no matter what your status now, she s hasn t let go completely. i think that no matter what her relationship...

Teen Dating Issues: Breakup..., rebound guy, wanted food
rebound guy, wanted food, blind dates: Hey, Shaun. I m sorry to hear about your troubles, but I m glad to hear you have taken some of the responsibility. Here s the thing, though. I would strongly suggest you see a therapist. No one likes to hear that, because they equate it with being crazy,...

Teen Dating Issues: Breakup..., rebound guy, wanted food
rebound guy, wanted food, blind dates: Hi Shaun, I think the first Item you need to examine is why were you not nice to her? If your together with someone, and you like or love them, and respect them, why would you ever want to mis-treat them? I feel there is a reason(s) for it. Does your...

Teen Dating Issues: He's not a bad guy., self control, senior year
self control, senior year, tho: Wow, I ve never had a question quite like this. I ll do my best to help you, but I would also urge you to seek the help of a professional therapist or counselor, because this sounds like a situation that will require some long-term care. From what you...

Teen Dating Issues: me and bestfriend started dating but broke up after sex, term friendships, long periods of time
term friendships, long periods of time, successful relationships: Hi Jasmine, Being really good friends for as long as you both have been can be good or bad if you decide to start dating. Some really successful relationships have started out as long term friendships. But, sometimes, it can take a bad turn. Sex can sometimes...

Teen Dating Issues: Coming out!, butt holes, reply asap
butt holes, reply asap, long term relationship: First and foremost I want to apoligize for you having to wait a week for a reply. I got it in the question pool. At this point in your life it is normal for you to feel that you might be gay. This is the point in your life where you can go either way. If you...

Teen Dating Issues: Conversation, boy friend, good luck
boy friend, good luck: think about some questions or subjects you would like to talk about ahead of time. play out the conversation in your head before you actually talk with him. ask him questions about himself. keep it short to start with and then see how it goes. good luck...

Teen Dating Issues: My Crush that my best friend started liking, sadie hawkins, first dance
sadie hawkins, first dance, true friend: hey there, first of all, i think you re being very mature about all this. a lot of people would be selfish or lashing out at their friend and the guy. i can see that you care about them both a whole lot and that says quite a bit about you. the thing is,...

Teen Dating Issues: Cutter friend, death situation, counselor
death situation, counselor, guilt: You have to tell the counselor...or her parents or both! It s very important being that it is a life or death situation. She may be upset with you now but later on in life she will thank you. As of now she needs to be on suicide watch 24/7 for a while until...

Teen Dating Issues: cheating, committment, honesty
committment, honesty, girlfriends: Hi Lauren.. Okay, wow.. I m sorry you had to find out by your boyfriend s own FATHER, that he s seeing another girl besides you.. It s nice of you to keep wanting to be with him though.. You re acting like this because he hurt you very bad by cheating...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, relationship, heart
relationship, heart: Hi Kayleigh, This is one of those situations where you have to follow your heart. IF you still like him, and want to continue a relationship then do so. If not, then there doens t seem much point in getting together. So like I said, you have to decide...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, afterschool program, relationship status
afterschool program, relationship status, something simple: hi jackson, i agree that it s easy to let your secret slip out when you tell someone about a crush. it s scary and humilating to have your secret revealed - especially to the person you actually like. i think that you should concentrate on finding out first...

Teen Dating Issues: My crush that my best friend likes, sadie hawkins, first dance
sadie hawkins, first dance, true friend: One night isn t really enough time to get to know someone, so I m glad you call it a crush. Still, you could be starting an unhealthy precedent by letting yourself fall for someone so quickly. Be very careful warning any guy about another girl. This...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating - Losing every battle, collective interest, interest levels
collective interest, interest levels, niceguy: hi adhit, it sounds to me that this has become more of a competition between you two. i think that you both want this to work on some level but frustration has seeped in and now no one wants to back down. you ve already mapped out a list of alternatives and...

Teen Dating Issues: Daughter with inappropriate boyfriend, continuous smile, first five minutes
continuous smile, first five minutes, outgoing personality: I am so sorry to hear about your situation. You are right to worry. It sounds as though she has fallen into an extremely emotionally abusive relationship, and while it seems easy for those on the outside to say break up, it isn t that simple for those...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, tho, mom
tho, mom, south carolina: Hi Todd, technically, a parent is obligated to take care of their child until they reach the age of 18. If she doesn t want her daughter living with her, then she is pretty much giving up the right to tell her where to live. If your going to care for her,...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, freinds, good luck
freinds, good luck: dating someone you work with can be hard. you could ask her out to lunch and see what she says. see how it goes. make it just a simple lunch date with a friend. if it goes well and you think she might like you more then a friend then ask her out to dinner....

Teen Dating Issues: dating, legal advice, tho
legal advice, tho, rape: Todd about moving out it all depends on the location. You would need to ask a lawyer for legal advice, sorry. I have to ask how old she was when she became pregnant. It could be called rape. Legal laws vary per area and I recommend speaking to a lawyer...

Teen Dating Issues: dating/law, rape charges, stis
rape charges, stis, legal advice: Hi, As I am not a lawyer I cannot give you legal advice. The below does not replace legal advice. I asked a psychologist in if I recall your state to see what law is in place. He said that because the person is below age 17 they can be called a run away if...

Teen Dating Issues: dating/law, child abuse hotline, national child abuse hotline
child abuse hotline, national child abuse hotline, youth emergency services: Hello Todd, Parents of minor children cannot legally force the child to leave the family home before they have reached the state s age of majority. The parent(s) must follow the prescribed procedure as established by the laws of the state in which they...

Teen Dating Issues: EX-BOYFRIEND!! AT LEAST I THINK??, good times, sync
good times, sync, hell: hi amara, i think that when you really love someone, you ll do what s best for them no matter what. it stops about being what you want and being about what the other person needs. in your case, your boyfriend loves you enough to protect you from getting...

Teen Dating Issues: What is the most effective way to check if you love someone?, kiss test, man of my dreams
kiss test, man of my dreams, stuff that matters: Hi, Freddy. Those are four excellent questions. I think the most effective way to tell if you love someone is to (A) know exactly who YOU are including what you want out of life and what you want in a mate, and (B) when you don t have to ask yourself if...

Teen Dating Issues: most embarrassing night ever, rest of the night, couple minutes
rest of the night, couple minutes, whole time: HI Michelle, Your story of what happened is embarrassing; I don t blame you a bit. I would just tell him that you still really like him, and what you said was out of fishing for information, and that you said your over him to protect yourself from getting...

Teen Dating Issues: I like her, but so does everybody else..., baggy pants, straight answer
baggy pants, straight answer, schoolwork: Hey Copper- Well If your saying she likes you and all then I would go for it. Just icnore the rest of the guys and go for it. I mean your never going to know what s going to happen between you two if you dont give it a shot. Also sometimes you do need...

Teen Dating Issues: THE ex boyfriend., bootycall, physical aspect
bootycall, physical aspect, many thanks: hi amy, i m going to be honest with you and i hope you don t take it against me... yes it does sound like he s treating you like a booty call. he seems to be after you to feel good about himself and not because he still loves you. because if he did love...

Teen Dating Issues: ex boyfriend trouble, weird kid, friend nick
weird kid, friend nick, food court: I don t think he stopped loving you suddenly. I think he was hurt and turned on his defenses. It s going to be a little harder to turn those off, now that he s become somewhat stubborn about them. You are right to give him time and space, but now s...

Teen Dating Issues: First Date, girl at school, something fun
girl at school, something fun, first date: Hey there, Do something fun the first date! Go bowling, or the arcade, show her you know how to have fun and want to share that fun with her. Then after it gets more serious you guys can go to movies and such where you can start to hold her hand and get more...

Teen Dating Issues: Me: Freshman + Boyfriend: Senior, long distance relationship, age gap
long distance relationship, age gap, relationship work: First off, your relationship has already withstood the test of time (7 mos is a LONG time for young people), and the test of the age gap (I am assuming he is about three years older than you). The two of you sound as though you have an unusually strong bond....

Teen Dating Issues: first kiss, first kiss, barbee
first kiss, barbee, spring break: just let him kiss you....as you get confortable you will be able to react and kiss him back...this is exactly what happened with me. I was scared about my 1st kiss and I ended up letting him kiss me and slowly I started to kiss him back...although it did turn...

Teen Dating Issues: first love, background work, first love
background work, first love, eye contact: hi steph, it s possible that he doesn t know you like him or has no clue that you even know he s alive. guys sometimes prefer to get your attention by doing things like that instead of actually being direct. it s easier on their pride if they get rejected....

Teen Dating Issues: should i make the first move?, teen crush, school crush
teen crush, school crush, singing competition: hi eleni, i can t tell you what to do but i think it s best if you wait a bit before making a move. it seems like you re vulnerable because you really like him and while i can understand that, i think it s better to give yourself some time. he needs to...

Teen Dating Issues: how do i forget her, honest guy, teary eyes
honest guy, teary eyes, popular girl: Kolby, Sometimes we, as human beings, have a tendency to over-rationalize things that aren t rational at all...rather, they are emotional things that don t require any rationalization by their very nature. To explain what I mean, consider the following...

Teen Dating Issues: friend's mom, mom
mom: Easy..don t although you haven t said your age I m pretty sure you are pretty young and she wouldn t mess with you if it was legal...which isn t by the way. So leave it before you get both you and her in trouble. Plus think about how your friend will feel..he...

Teen Dating Issues: friend's mom, intercourse, chad
intercourse, chad, mom: Hi, Chad how old are you? You really should talk to a doctor about this feeling. You cannot have intercourse like this. You shouldn t just want intercourse like this and also you shouldn t just want to date people because of looks. I recommend speaking to...

Teen Dating Issues: friend's mom, state location, older ladies
state location, older ladies, sexual activity: Hello there again. Okay.. Well; I just did a little search for you and figured I d share my results in order to help with this question.. I mnot entirely 100% sure if this information is correct; but I tried. Seeing as to how you re not 17 or even...

Teen Dating Issues: friend's mom, little respect, pretty woman
little respect, pretty woman, mom: Chad, I think that it s ok to admire your friend s mom, however if you tried hooking up with her, you would be risking your friendship, and that shows very little respect for your friend. In addition, what makes you think that she would want to hook up...

Teen Dating Issues: "just friends", age girls, likeable
age girls, likeable, analogy: hi kevin, i wish i could say that girls know what they want when it comes to dating guys but sadly, i can t lie to you. the truth is, girls are just as confused when it comes to picking out a good guy. it s like when you re looking at a nice new car. it looks...

Teen Dating Issues: friends and boys, one of my best friends, zoe
one of my best friends, zoe, mates: hi zoe, i think that you need to carefully weigh how much you like this boy over how close your friendship is with your mate. because once you tell her how you feel about the guy she s dating, it could affect your friendship in a way that you can t take...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl, new pl, odd situation
new pl, odd situation, mixed blessing: I m not really sure what you are asking. Are you romantically involved with her? If so, do you want that to continue? Let me see if I understand you. Feel free to correct me if (when) I am wrong. Your hormones mislead you to believe you were sexually...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl trouble, girl trouble, semster
girl trouble, semster, photo copy: Hey Aaron, I think she appreciates your company and you as a friend only for now. She may come around and like you, but for now, you could just be a friend for her. Don t completely give her all your time, just sort of put her on the back burner, and open...

Teen Dating Issues: Girls, great foundation, 17 years
great foundation, 17 years, buddies: hey aaron, i think that you need to show her that while you re a great friend you could also be a great boyfriend. make her feel special and not just one of your buddies. ask her out and if you need to make things seem casual to get her to say yes then ask...

Teen Dating Issues: gf, prob, good time
prob, good time, 3 years: i think you should talk to her about it before hand. i dont think you should wait and let her be surprised by this and not know what to say. find a good time to sit down with her and just lay it all out there. hope that helps and please let me know if you...

Teen Dating Issues: How can i get over this girl ?, persian new year, confidance
persian new year, confidance, play sports: hi dani, i tried the link you gave me but it wouldn t work. anyway, i m sorry she treated you that way but sometimes girls would rather lie in order to lessen the blow to a guy rather than come right out and tell him that she s not interested. i think that...

Teen Dating Issues: How can i get over this girl ?, persian new year, perfect companion
persian new year, perfect companion, confidance: Are you also of that culture, Persian? If not, you ll have to understand that it s a very tightly knit culture, and very few (VERY few) date outside their own culture. What you experienced was love at first site. While many romantic stories have been...

Teen Dating Issues: Why is this girl giving me strange looks ?, strange attention, shoe shop
strange attention, shoe shop, new job: Hi Dani I have no idea why she is doing what she is doing. But in my experience, when a person gives extra or strange attention to someone, it normally means they are interested, whether or not the two of you speak. That would be my guess, but why not just...

Teen Dating Issues: Why is this girl giving me strange looks ?, shoe shop, new job
shoe shop, new job, acknowledgement: hey dani, there s not a lot of information to go on right now but it is possible that she might know something about you or might be thinking about something related to you and it shows in her behavior when you re around. it might not necessarily be anything...

Teen Dating Issues: I like a girl but I keep messing it up, scandalous rumors, junior friends
scandalous rumors, junior friends, winter dance: Hi. Well, to be perfectly honest, I think youíd be best walking away. She doesnít seem to doing her half, and therefore it seems maybe she doesnít want this relationship. You walk away, and if she wants you, sheíll come running. If you really donít want...

Teen Dating Issues: i like this girl but she thinks of me as a big brother, romantic feelings, long term relationships
romantic feelings, long term relationships, big brother: Hello TJ, Sometimes people get accustomed to the long-term relationships they have and find it difficult to imagine those relationships changing in any significant way, which is probably why she told you that she sees you like a big brother. On the other...

Teen Dating Issues: girlfriend problem, conversations, girlfriend
conversations, girlfriend: Hello, Sorry for taking so long to reply, Iím only going to tell you what I think about this situation and how you should approach it. My advice to you would be to tell he how you feel and how can it be worked out. Take this as day by day things donít...

Teen Dating Issues: girls, confidence problem, one of the girls
confidence problem, one of the girls, friends with benefits: Well, I appreciate your honesty. I have to say that I have never looked at a girl or a woman as just a hook up . I think you should realize that women are not a peace of meat, and that you should respect them. Now there is nothing wrong with friends with...

Teen Dating Issues: girls, savannah, girls
savannah, girls: Hey Johnathan- Well I would just be yourself around the girls you like. If they don t like who you are then you dont need to be with them. Just continue being who you are and soon enough you ll find someone who you want to be with who will want to be with...

Teen Dating Issues: girls, stress, girls
stress, girls: Hello, Sorry for taking so long to reply, Iím only going to tell you what I think about this situation and how you should approach it. My advice to you would be to let the girls come to you. Donít go chasing after them the right person will find you,...

Teen Dating Issues: girls, hi aaron, possiblity
hi aaron, possiblity, 17 years: hi aaron, first of all, i think you should probably figure out which girl you like more. if it s the first, try to make sure that the second girl doesn t misinterpret your behavior toward her to avoid confusion, okay? regarding the first girl, i think it...

Teen Dating Issues: girls, 17 years, good luck
17 years, good luck, msn: i dont think you should try and get a girl to like you. either she will or she wont. just be yourself and continue to be friends with her. if she decided to want to date you then that is up to her. i think its ok to pursue the other girl if your not sure...

Teen Dating Issues: girls fighting over me, bitchy girl, friend ship
bitchy girl, friend ship, two girls: First, keep your friend out of it (unless you are 13 or under). Talk to the girl yourself. Yeah, it s scary, but girls don t have a lot of respect for guys who send their friends. Second, be patient. You are young. I doubt she ll marry the guy, meaning...

Teen Dating Issues: so there's this guy ..., groupies, new friends
groupies, new friends, heart: Don t fall for what others are telling you. Do what you think is best for you. And if that means your with him then so be it. Just because you don t follow their advice doesn t mean that you didn t hear it. If quite a few people are telling you the same thing...

Teen Dating Issues: I like a guy and my best friend started liking him too, sadie hawkins, first dance
sadie hawkins, first dance, true friend: You should allow for your friend and this boy to persue this relationship because if it were you in her shoes you might have done the same thing. It was not as if you were with the guy you just liked him. As a friend it would have been better for both of you...

Teen Dating Issues: This guy likes me, t rush, first kiss
t rush, first kiss, short periods: hi ella, i think sometimes we can t help how we feel about someone. common sense maybe telling you that the feelings you get are crazy and don t make any sense to you - but that doesn t mean they arent real. you re only 14 and i can tell you from experience...

Teen Dating Issues: HELP ME, current boyfriend, facebook
current boyfriend, facebook, 5 months: Hi Lexi, First of all, I think you need to have a conversation with your current boyfriend and tell him how you feel. Ask him why there isn t more to the relationship. If he is the same age as you, keep in mind it takes boys longer to mature than girls,...

Teen Dating Issues: Help, friend zone, friend doesn
friend zone, friend doesn, guy friend: Hello John. Aww; no way. Her telling you that you re her best guy friend doesn t mark you out of the dating-area . I ve had the same thing happen before me as well, so don t get discouraged by what she said. I was once told this by a girl I liked,...

Teen Dating Issues: Higher Moral Ground, repercussions, persuasion
repercussions, persuasion, text messages: Hello Valenti, No apologies needed for the length of your question - the more I know about your situation, the better suited I am to offer my opinion! Let me start by saying that I know what it s like to be cheated on and understand how those painful, horrible...

Teen Dating Issues: Hurt and Scared, benefit of the doubt, step mom
benefit of the doubt, step mom, coming out of the dark: So then what are you saying you want to end it for good? Do what you feel is best for you. Yes for a moment in your life it is ok to be selfish. if you don t think he can handle it then do what you have to do but remember him going out with this other girl...

Teen Dating Issues: help, relationship inventory, math class
relationship inventory, math class, roller coaster: Worrying is a lot like putting your hard earned money into the toilet and flushing it. What do you get? Nothing. Instead, you lose what you worked so hard to earn. Worrying takes energy, and all day long you work to build that energy so that you can use...

Teen Dating Issues: help!!, 2 gether, respet
2 gether, respet, realy realy: Relationships shouldn t be based on hooking up with each other. Being in each others company should be good enough but since that s the way you are you need to talk to her about how you feel before you get back into a relationship with her. Respect her feeling...

Teen Dating Issues: help me@!, youth friends, school friends
youth friends, school friends, youth group: hi casey, it sounds like he s a little bit shy and insecure about the whole situation. it may be up to you to help him feel more comfortable. for instance, all those times you catch him looking at you? give him a small smile and then look away. don t just...

Teen Dating Issues: hey please help me, culture difference, mind game
culture difference, mind game, honest opinion: Hello Hanna, I m sorry it took me a few days to respond to your question. I m usually a bit quicker than that, but I ve had a very busy week at work and simply haven t had time to write back until now. So I apologize for that. You said you had a couple...

Teen Dating Issues: Ideas?, different girl, sophomores
different girl, sophomores, liking someone: hi robert, i think you re on the right track here. you ve been friends a long time and it won t look strange if ou want to hang out. doing something that interests her is a good start. another thing you might want to do is casually ask to spend time with...

Teen Dating Issues: Lack of Love, mindy, rebellion
mindy, rebellion, self esteem: Mindy, I wouldn t worry about that being inexperienced. It s never too late to learn, and in today s dating world, being a little inexperienced is so rare, it s a highly sought after trait. So you aren t conservative. It s not unusual for a girl like...

Teen Dating Issues: Long Distance Relationship, long distance relationship, professional perspective
long distance relationship, professional perspective, relationship question: If you want to stay with him in a relationship, you must tell him about the baby no matter what. That would be dis-honest and he will regret you for it in the future if you don t tell him. From there, let nature takes it s course, and what will be, will be...

Teen Dating Issues: Love, serious relationship, question thanks
serious relationship, question thanks, physical attraction: Well, If you really love her or care about her, I would think you would look forward to seeing her at any point. However, everyone is different. It s really nothing I can answer, you have to figure it out for yourself. If you don t miss her while she is...

Teen Dating Issues: I Love One of My Friends, homeroom, last day of school
homeroom, last day of school, convo: hi valarie, i understand completely how you feel but the truth is, no one except you can answer if you re in love or not. i think that there s always the possibility that he likes you. sometimes when a guy finds out a girl likes him, he gets shy or embarrassed...

Teen Dating Issues: law/dating, gf, hassle
gf, hassle, guardian: If she gets kicked out of her house then she can go live with you as or her boyfriend. As long as the mother doesn t trip out and call the police and say she is a runaway or something. From there if she is on school then she has to turn in a change of guardian...

Teen Dating Issues: law, court involvement, good luck
court involvement, good luck, circumstances: Hello Todd, You are legally an adult when you turn 18 and may freely move out of your house, even if it s against your parents will. It is also possible to move out of your house before you turn 18, but doing so would involve getting your parents permission...and...

Teen Dating Issues: legal dating age, hes, legal advice
hes, legal advice, lawyer: Hi, I am so sorry, yet I cannot give legal advice on the internet as I am not a lawyer and I am not from those states.You really need to ask a lawyer for legal advice. I have to ask however how did you meet him? If it s an online relationship this creates...

Teen Dating Issues: legal laws in NJ, trouble with the law, sexual relations
trouble with the law, sexual relations, parents: The answer to your question is YES!!! Especially if her parents already don t like you, that is a pretty good indication to stay away. I m sure you both like each other very much, but it s not worth potentially getting in trouble with the law. I would stay...

Teen Dating Issues: I like her and she likes me, but we are both toooo SHY, sadie hawkins dance, moments of silence
sadie hawkins dance, moments of silence, senior friends: First, thank you for sharing this sweet story with me. It reminds me how beautiful - if not awkward - young love can be. Please find the courage to tell your friends, including Annie s sisters, to back off a little. Thank them for their concern, but tell...

Teen Dating Issues: liking a girl i year older than me, nothing wrong with liking, savannah
nothing wrong with liking, savannah: Hey Jay- There s nothing wrong with liking someone whos older than you. Just continue being yourself and letting her get to know you better then after awhile let her know how you feel. I hope this helps. If you need anything else im always here. Take...

Teen Dating Issues: How long should I wait?, boyfriend girlfriend, clean break
boyfriend girlfriend, clean break, lack of trust: hi rick, i think the best answer to your question would depend on what type of girl she is and what kind of break up she had. if it was a clean break and one that was just waiting to happen, chances are she won t be closed of to the possibility of dating...

Teen Dating Issues: How long should I wait?, boyfriend girlfriend, lack of trust
boyfriend girlfriend, lack of trust, little kids: Hi, Rick. You sound like a very organized thinker, but there isn t much about romance that can fit into a schedule. When it comes to dating, you have to throw out the planner and rely on logic and emotion. In other words, I can t tell you when to make...

Teen Dating Issues: losing your virginity, losing your virginity, hymen
losing your virginity, hymen, tampons: HI Megan, I ve heard of girls feeling a little discomfort with peeing after sex, but if it continues, please go see a doctor. As far as sexuall positions, just because a guy or girl doesn t climax, doesn t mean they aren t enjoying the sex. But you might...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it love?, serious relationship, drunkeness
serious relationship, drunkeness, butterflies: hi there, i think it s very possible that you may be falling for her. one of the best feelings in the world is the beginning of a relationship when everything is new and exciting. i definitely think you re in this stage and all i can say is, enjoy it. don...

Teen Dating Issues: i lover her but she doesnt' know it, romantic gestures, personal expressions
romantic gestures, personal expressions, looking at stars: If you have sent letters and have gotten no response, then you ll have to consider that she may not be interested. Perhaps it would be better to try to move on and forget her. I would send one more letter and tell her it will be your last if she does not...

Teen Dating Issues: lyrics, separate ways, boyz ii men
separate ways, boyz ii men, great friends: Hey, I hope this song helps you if not just ask because I have alot more Boyz II Men - if I Ever Fall In Love Again http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZsfZdfzPoE Gerald Levert & Tamia Close To You http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UObE7yhwk8...

Teen Dating Issues: men. =(, childish games, sophmore
childish games, sophmore, big brother: If he says that is not ready for a relationship then move on. Talk to him and let him know that although he isn t ready for a relationship you still want to be friends. If he still doesn t want to be friends then you have to respect that. Markeisha Barbe...

Teen Dating Issues: i need advice A.S.A.P, best intrest, poor heart
best intrest, poor heart, phine: Your already breaking his heart by not being honest with him so just tell him the truth. yes it will hurt especially if you say it s not you it s me or I just want to be friends. In his best intrest try to say the same thing but in different words. Markeisha...

Teen Dating Issues: need help!, parent approval, frie
parent approval, frie, jerks: 12 is pretty young for anyone to be involved in a relationship. I m not telling you NOT to. I m just saying it s unusual, so you ll have to take it slowly. Rather than asking her out, be her friend. Forget about what happened in the past. That s behind...

Teen Dating Issues: Older dating..., probation officer, sexual contact
probation officer, sexual contact, hes: As far as I know there is no law against cuddling or hugging. The problem is most people are going to assume something is going on sexually between you. Very few guys are willing to be with a girl without any kind of sexual contact. If he is nervous about...

Teen Dating Issues: An Older Guy., boyfriends, ashley
boyfriends, ashley, older guy: Lauren - If you don t like your boyfriend, then just dump him. You shouldn t date anyone you re not into. As for your friend, you shouldn t be pressured into dating anyone either. Chances are, he probably is only looking for sex and you re probably not...

Teen Dating Issues: Older guy?, barbee, teenage boys
barbee, teenage boys, boyfriends: I respect the fact that you want to remain a virgin intill marriage. I want to also. You should however look to this guy just because he is older. Being older doesnt mean that he will respect your wishes of remaining a virgin....it might be opposite what you...

Teen Dating Issues: ohh myy!, doi, good luck
doi, good luck, little bit: hi katie, i think that you just miss him and are perhaps feeling a little bit jealous that he s going out with someone else. that s understandable because it s tough to break up with someone, but even worse when you have to be around that person all the time...

Teen Dating Issues: Please help me, internet guy, facebook
internet guy, facebook, youtube: I still suggest staying with your boyfriend and if this guy is confusing you (the youtube guy) then do not talk to him again. Please forget about internet stuff , it does not matter if it is youtube or msn. By the way , what you feel for both is not love it...

Teen Dating Issues: parents and boyfriend, boyfriends mom, mom and dad
boyfriends mom, mom and dad, personal things: YOu just basically can t do anything to make them not trust you. You could do some sucking up such as making sure your room is always clean. Doing the dishes. Offering to clear the table....anything like that. Your parents will see how responsible and reliable...

Teen Dating Issues: prom... a minor inconvenience?, happy graduation, minor inconvenience
happy graduation, minor inconvenience, aquaintance: Hey Sam, Well, unless the person has a exact duplicate of themselves, it s going be difficult for the both of you to go with the same person. If you don t consider the person you re up against a friend of yours, and if they are only an aquaintance, then I...

Teen Dating Issues: Questioning, long distance relationships, long distance relationship
long distance relationships, long distance relationship, honest truth: Hello, I see this is a long distance relationship, I didn t know this before. To tell you the honest truth, there is no way to tell if he s cheating on you. When you are dating someone that lives in your area it s easy to find clues and ask certain...

Teen Dating Issues: Questioning, current boyfriend, cheater
current boyfriend, cheater, laugh: You say that you know that he is not a cheater yet you say you can t help bt question him Well which one is it? If you know he is not a cheater then you don t need to question him. If you need to question him then you don t know that he is a cheater. Markeisha...

Teen Dating Issues: RE: over the age dating a minor, statutory rape, sexual behavior
statutory rape, sexual behavior, old girl: Hi Teresa, First of all, I m not sure what state your in, but if your son persues this, and engages in any kind of sexual behavior at all, he can be arrested and go to jail for Statutory Rape. Tell him that. In addition, you need to be in contact with the...

Teen Dating Issues: RE:I Am A Bit Confussed, menstrual cycle, manitoba
menstrual cycle, manitoba: Hi Catherine, What makes you think your pregnant? Do you normally have a regular menstrual cycle, and now you have skipped a period? Go to a doctor and have them check you for sure. YOu need to tell your boyfriend, and then decide if keeping the baby is...

Teen Dating Issues: REALLY Long Distance Relationship, long distance relationship, girlfriend lives
long distance relationship, girlfriend lives, time difference: Hey Brad- Well I don t understand why they would do that if you two have unlimited texting and all. Well there s other ways that you two could talk. I mean you could maybe call her sometime. Just make sure you know how far along the time difference is...

Teen Dating Issues: what he really feels about me?, oftenly, interesting things
oftenly, interesting things, matter of fact: What you are feeling is totally normal. As a matter of fact , we usually like boys who get on our nerves MORE than boys who are nice to us. This boy could have a lot of people on his list and still want to talk to you. This means that he likes you as a friend...

Teen Dating Issues: realtionship i'm in, break ups, sticky situation
break ups, sticky situation, 4 months: Hi Johanna, Let me ask you a question. What is it your fighting about so much after only 4 months? If he has told you he will change for you, has he followed through? If your feeling you want to break it off after only 4 months, then it doesn t sound like...

Teen Dating Issues: Not sure about a response..., two girls, lingo
two girls, lingo, thanks in advance: hi dan, yes she was hesitating. and the truth is, no two girls think alike so whatever she meant by that sentence could be totally different from what i interpret it to be. but i can tell you that generally a girl flat out says no if she s not interested....

Teen Dating Issues: What do I say?, guy
guy: try thinking about what you might want to talk about ahead of time. think of some subjects and questions you could ask him. play out a conversation in your mind a head of time. keep it short to start with. hope that helps and please let me know if you want...

Teen Dating Issues: school guy, act that way, nakita
act that way, nakita, being friends: hey nakita, i think this guy is being a little bit foolish. it s obvious he is flirting with you but he s either a bit shy about it or doesn t really mean it. does that make sense? sometimes guys like to play around and have fun even though they don t really...

Teen Dating Issues: Talking, bright enought, high school sports
bright enought, high school sports, srry: i dont think you should try and be somoebody you are not. you shouldnt try and be funny or try and make a girl like you. either they do or they dont. you have to make a girl feel special by just paying attention to her. ask her questions about herself. hopefully...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen Dating Advise, back seat, molly
back seat, molly, doubts: Molly - Tell her that only she can decide if she s ready to go that far or not. If she has any doubts, then she shouldn t go all the way with him. Let her know your concerns. Hopefully she ll understand that you re just trying to look out for her....

Teen Dating Issues: Teenager in entering a relationship, school drop outs, unwanted pregnancy
school drop outs, unwanted pregnancy, time mothers: I d be happy to be interviewed. 1. I think that teens should begin experimenting with romance as soon as they feel they are ready. My reasoning is that early relationships are practice for later, more substantial ones. Just as we must practice anything...

Teen Dating Issues: Telling the truth, true thing, telling the truth
true thing, telling the truth, seven months: There is nothing wrong with the truth. I do not know what kind of truth is it that is hurting him so much. So I will tell you something, you do not have to lie , but you do not have to say everything. You know how when you write a resume for a job they tell...

Teen Dating Issues: Truthful, seven months, honesty
seven months, honesty, relationships: I feel that you should continue to tell him the truth. Great relationships are built out of trust and honesty. However what you could do whatever you are doing to make him upset with your truth you can try to stop. So that when you have to tell him the truth...

Teen Dating Issues: i can't get over this girl, emotional pain, brother and sister
emotional pain, brother and sister, eye contact: hi karanveer, it s possible that she was just tempted to flirt with your brother. she hasn t seen you guys in a while and probably noticed something about him that made her want to flirt. i don t think she meant to mess with your head or anything and if she...

Teen Dating Issues: Can't talk to this girl, afternoon classes, shy person
afternoon classes, shy person, six months: HI Adam, I m not sure how old you are, but maybe your just not ready yet. But, if you want to try, just come up with some kind of small talk. Find a reason to talk to her. Don t try to impress her, don t be fake, just be yourself. It s difficult in the...

Teen Dating Issues: talking to someone i havent seen in a while, eye contact, ure
eye contact, ure, knees: hi zach, you didn t mention if she knows that you like her. but let s say that she does know. i think that even if a lot of time has passed, there s nothing wrong with trying to be her friend. make eye contact when you see her, smile or even say hi. the...

Teen Dating Issues: text message cheating, disrespect, ymca
disrespect, ymca, length of time: Hi Kate, If you are in a committed relationship with him, especially for that length of time, then what he is doing is completely inappropriate. You need to let him know, that it s not okay to text girls behind your back like that, or flirt with other...

Teen Dating Issues: Do you think you can give me some advice?, boyfriend mike, trust issues
boyfriend mike, trust issues, saying things: Hi, Paul. The answer is simple. You cannot control how she feels about you, but you CAN control the kind of guy you are. You know now that she will have trust issues. Therefore, you must show her you are the kind of guy for whom trust will never be an...

Teen Dating Issues: Do you think you can give me some advice?, boyfriend mike, myspace
boyfriend mike, myspace, sophomore: well i dont think you should try and get her to like you. this needs to come naturally. just keep being her friend and be there for her. maybe later on down the road you can asl her out. but for now just be her friend because thats probably what she needs...

Teen Dating Issues: Do you think you can give me some advice?, boyfriend mike, myspace
boyfriend mike, myspace, bitterness: hi paul, i think that it s very possible for a girl to be friends with her ex and not feel anger or bitterness toward him. she said that she s not sad or anything right? chances are she does care about him which is why they still hang out but it doesn t mean...

Teen Dating Issues: Whats next, sophomore year, telltale signs
sophomore year, telltale signs, valid question: Maybe she has matured. When girls first start dating, they want to try a little this and a little that. She may have grown apart from you because she was bored - NOT of you but of being in a relationship. You were obviously a bit more mature and ready...

Teen Dating Issues: I just want someone to love and be loved by, mild autism, school clubs
mild autism, school clubs, local school: Hi, At 14 I do not recommend people to be dating. I understand how you feel and for this I feel if you get into dating too fast it will make you feel worse. Become friends with more people by joining local school clubs and such. Be careful who you choose...

Teen Dating Issues: well..., girland, lil brother
girland, lil brother, kid section: hey there, well i think it would definitely be awkward for her because of the fact that you liked her sister before. she may really like you but because she s mindful of her sister she might not want anything to get too close to you. and she may be using...

Teen Dating Issues: How can I win her?, buying her roses, strong word
buying her roses, strong word, teddy bears: I know you mentioned that you love her but I didn t know that you had told her that. Umm....some girls don t react favorably upon that word. Especially if you aren t dating. I think things might be messed up because you told her this. Love is a strong word...

Teen Dating Issues: What Do I Do?, sloppy seconds, cute guy
sloppy seconds, cute guy, ashley: Sandra - You do not want to be this guy s sloppy seconds. Approaching him like that would make you seem pathetic. Just wait it out, continue to be his friend and learn more about him and take things as they come. Don t focus so much on dating him as...

Teen Dating Issues: =[, second marriage, perfect person
second marriage, perfect person, special person: Hi Lauren, You know what the best part of finding that perfect person is? It happens when you least expect it. It may not happen to you for a long time. some find it at a young age, some don t find it until they are older. Some people get married, get...

Teen Dating Issues: is he into me?, holding hands, savannah
holding hands, savannah: Hey Elle- Well I would just talk to him about this and see what he has to say about it. Find out what s going on between you two from him. Then just take everything from there. I hope this helps. If you need anything else im always here. Take Care, Savanna...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, eys, mr smith
eys, mr smith, favoritism: Yes, it sounds like Mr. Smith has found a special place in his heart for you. I, too, am a former teacher, and I will tell you that it is easy to have favorites amongst our students. But it isn t always right. Mr. Smith shouldn t give you so much attention...

Teen Dating Issues: Is he for me?, gypsy girl, friend tyler
gypsy girl, friend tyler, lunch break: Hi, Penni. Thanks for sharing your question with me. Boys and girls mature at a different pace, as you probably already know. Cody sounds a bit like he hasn t matured into the age of being able to handle a girlfriend. You, on the other hand, sound...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, friend tyler, lunch break
friend tyler, lunch break, closest friend: Hi, This is not my area of help. I do want to say I don t recommend Facebook for safety reasons. Talk to our internet safety experts. I do also want to say it s very common for friends to influence other friends and you may like him more due to your friend....

Teen Dating Issues: Approaching a girl with friends, girls friends, guy friend
girls friends, guy friend, cute guy: Hi, Victor. Girls friends are a tough barrier for a guy to break through. But it also appears to be something with which you are eventually going to have to deal if you are going to meet her. Good news is that you see her at the library. This is a great...

Teen Dating Issues: ask a boy out, conversation starters, mystery man
conversation starters, mystery man, nice weather: Hi, Terrylya (what a pretty name!!). I m glad you are trusting me to advise you. What you are describing is common, but it s also a bit untrue. Let me explain. When you say you like this guy, that implies that you know him well enough to know that...

Teen Dating Issues: Blow Jobs., how do you give a blow job, unplanned pregnancies
how do you give a blow job, unplanned pregnancies, sexual intercourse: Hello Sarah! Thanks for writing to me. A blow job is a sexual act that would be done to a boy. By performing a blow job you cannot get pregnant. Fingering is a sexual act that would be done to a girl. The only way to get pregnant is by sexual intercourse....

Teen Dating Issues: My Boyfriend Won't Get Close..., 9 months, nervousness
9 months, nervousness, insecurity: hi brianna, it sounds like your boyfriend is confused or unsure of himself. not everybody is ready to kiss just because they have a gf/bf. sometimes it takes a lot of time before that nervousness or insecurity goes away. i guess the best thing is to talk...

Teen Dating Issues: A bit messed up ,could use some help, sweet talk, possiblity
sweet talk, possiblity, 19 years: Hey Claudiu- Well why not just talk to her and see what her feelings are towards you. I mean you will never know unless you actually ask and find out. There could be a possiblity that there is something there that she has for you. So just ask her. Then...

Teen Dating Issues: we both like eachother, but he says hes not ready for a realationship :(, ashley ok, yah
ashley ok, yah, friend josh: hi marissa, i think the best thing to do while you re waiting is to not focus so much on the waiting part. use this time to focus on yourself. find something you ll really interested in doing and work at that. be happy with being single and use this time...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend problems, boyfriend problems, tough love
boyfriend problems, tough love, affections: All great love affairs are based on an enduring friendship. It s the ONE and ONLY thing that keeps two people close as they get old and fat or gray and wrinkly (because we know it s not great looks, right?). When two people share that deep friendship, everything...

Teen Dating Issues: boys., space and time, boyfriends
space and time, boyfriends, family friends: Hello Brittany. Okay; I am familure with this type of question; considering I once went through a similar problem, myself.. However; neither my girlfriend nor I were too smart about, and the relationship ended. Honestly; I think you re boyfriend has...

Teen Dating Issues: Comfortable, family death, bike accident
family death, bike accident, bestfriend: hey there, i think that it s great you guys are getting more and more comfortable with each other. knowing someone is an ongoing process and it doesn t ever stop no matter how long a couple has been together. i guess the best advice i can give you about...

Teen Dating Issues: confidence and a girl issue, couple seconds, science class
couple seconds, science class, classmates: Have you ever recorded your voice and listened to it and thought ďThat doesnít sound anything like me!Ē? The same is true when others tell us we look great, but all we can see is awkwardness. Itís so hard to step away from our own bodies and look at ourselves...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating, friendly advice, first move
friendly advice, first move, funny way: If he s your best friend, I d talk to him. Tell him you need friendly advice. Explain that you really like this guy and you think he likes you but he won t make the first move. Ask him how he would advise you doing it. Then ask for a demonstration. ...

Teen Dating Issues: Dont have the guts and afraid of the "NO", dillema, guts
dillema, guts, alot: Hey there, Hmmm yes, I see your dillema. Try writing her a note, just something small and simple. Say something like: You are the most difficult person to get alone =] Come on a walk with me -insert time here-? Just drop it off when you walk by her desk...

Teen Dating Issues: dating issues, mistake
mistake: if your scared of him them i woudnt date him. just be friends with him and try to make sure there is always someone around when your with him. it could just be a mistake and he would never do it again. but if your really scared then pull back a bit and just...

Teen Dating Issues: dating issues, good chance, firm believer
good chance, firm believer, typos: Respect is all about boundaries. Those with clear boundaries demand the highest level of respect. He pushed you. I don t know the circumstances, but I m guessing he knew you didn t want to be pushed. He overstepped his boundaries. It s not like you can...

Teen Dating Issues: dating issues, jami, time don
jami, time don, guilt: hi jami, that does sound like a frightening experience and it s understandable that you re hesitant now. i think you need to start off slow. trust was broken and it can t easily be put back together again. he s going to have to earn it. if you re not comfortable...

Teen Dating Issues: desperate, friends church, personal questions
friends church, personal questions, 4 months: i wouldnt just walk up to him and ask him out. i would start with just saying hello. keep it simple and short. think about what you want to say to him ahead of time. think about the questions you may want to ask him. again keep it simple and short for the...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know what to do, age gap, career job
age gap, career job, 19 years: There is a reason that so many companies donít allow dating amongst employees. It is awkward. Sure, a lot of great relationships start on the job, but there are probably ten times as many failed ones that ended up causing one or both employees to change...

Teen Dating Issues: i don't know what to do?, hola senorita, true feelings
hola senorita, true feelings, new boyfriend: Hola! I am 19 and I lived in Venezuela before so this explains the Spanish! You have a gorgeous name. I am sorry about how sad you feel. I mean, he says he loves you, but he wants to stay friends? Is he confusing you on purpose or is it that he does not know...

Teen Dating Issues: I dont know what to do, real jerk, corner of my eye
real jerk, corner of my eye, stares: he sounds like a real jerk to me. try to forget about him. date other people. ignore him. let him act like a child if he wants. eventually he will be the one to realize he made a mistake. just dont wait around for him. i know its easy for me to say and much...

Teen Dating Issues: dont know what to do, savannah, girlfriend
savannah, girlfriend, feelings: Hey Quinton- Well I would just talk to her about this. Find out her feelings towards you and see if she would be willing to be your girlfriend or if she would just want to date you. Then just take everything from there. Just talk to her about it. I hope...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont know what to do, being friends, cousin
being friends, cousin, laugh: Well since he is your cousin then you should leave him along. Stick to being friends. Trust me that is what is best for you. I once liked my cousin and he was also adopted but it couldn t work because even though he wasn t blood he was to close to me to be...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont know if my boyfriend really loves me., stupid things, relationships
stupid things, relationships, relationship: you just have to belive it and trust him. if he is telling you all this then why dont you believe him? relationships should be based on trust so you relaly have yo get to the point where you can trust guys. some might be idiots and loose your trust by doing...

Teen Dating Issues: Was ending it the right thing to do?, college freshman, good heart
college freshman, good heart, first date: Hi Sarah! You definitely did the right thing in ending it with him--from the looks of it, he wasn t really focusing on you as much as he was on his own pleasure, and that s not how a relationship should work. If he really cared about you, he should ve...

Teen Dating Issues: ex-girlfriend, little time, savannah
little time, savannah, logan: Hey Logan- Well I would go ahead and let her know how you feel but also let her know that you respect her choice in wanting to have time for herself right now. Then just take things from there. I hope this helps. If you need anything else im always here....

Teen Dating Issues: First girlfriend, but how?, getting a girlfriend, gut instinct
getting a girlfriend, gut instinct, first girlfriend: Well, Nahum, your letter has lifted my spirits. It isn t often I speak to a 13 year old as worldly and adventurous as you. It sounds like you have lived a lot for a young man, and that will certainly be to your advantage. I d start with how you describe...

Teen Dating Issues: First Kiss, choice one, one of the guys
choice one, one of the guys, reply: Hi Hayley, thanks for asking! When it comes to kissing, it really all depends on practice. There s no real concrete way to learn how to kiss other than going out there and doing it (by going out there I don t mean kissing every boy you see, I m talking...

Teen Dating Issues: First Kiss &&. Handling First Boyfriends, crazy mail, mail provider
crazy mail, mail provider, first kiss: Sorry to take so long answering. My Mail Provider held all my mail for four days and then sent me two weeks worth of old mail. I finally sifted through all the old stuff and got down to what s important. So, here we go... Also, your letter looks familiar....

Teen Dating Issues: falling in love with my best friend, savannah, best friend
savannah, best friend, motivation: Hey Corey- Well if you like her that much then why not just let her know how you feel then possibly ask her out. I mean you never know what may happen so just go for it. You said she thinks about dating you from time to time so why not? I hope this helps....

Teen Dating Issues: Does my friend like me as more than just a normal friend?, tentative time, dessert
tentative time, dessert, friendship: hi david, approaching her would depend on who she is as a person and the situation. in other words, you re the only one who can decide when and if you should approach her when it seems like the opportunity presents itself. you can t necessarily plan these...

Teen Dating Issues: just friends, gorilla glue, perfect girl
gorilla glue, perfect girl, best of friends: If she doesn t think of you that way then you shouldn t push it. Maybe pursue it later but for now back off. Dating friends can become messy. And you need to stop being such a jerk about it because you re going to alienate her and push her away and...

Teen Dating Issues: more than friends, boyfriend and girlfriend, great friends
boyfriend and girlfriend, great friends, screw: Well Chris , part of loving the person in front of you is respecting their decisions and their thoughts. She did not say this to mislead you, she just doesn t want a relationship now! You cannot do anything about it, do not talk about this again and if eventually...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl, 4sure, awkward moments
4sure, awkward moments, year 6: Hi Aaron, no , just respect what she told you. Girls do not like being pushed and do not like awkward moments. Keep the friendship as is. I mean, if she tells you nothing more will happen will you stop being her friend? I presume not! So, there is no point...

Teen Dating Issues: The Girl of My Dreams, girl of my dreams, one of the girls
girl of my dreams, one of the girls, subtle ways: hi sean, it sounds to me like you re a very sweet guy and you re trying your best to get her to notice that. i guess in this situation, there are two things you could do. the first would be to continue what you re doing and let her see what a great guy you...

Teen Dating Issues: Girlfriend problems, girlfriend problems, having sex
girlfriend problems, having sex, good luck: its hard having a relationship when you cant see the other person that often. i think for now its probably best if you break up. i wouldnt say this if she was ok with you going away but since she is acting like this i would break up with her. good luck and...

Teen Dating Issues: Guy problems!, good listener, facebook
good listener, facebook, closer to home: Hey Cassandra, Hmmm, that is strange. Please remember, even if the girlfriend does go to a school thats on the other side of the world, he still is taken. He could just be treating you as a really good friend, maybe he likes having that best friend around....

Teen Dating Issues: this girl i was almost with, ski trip, valentines day
ski trip, valentines day, good friends: first off...thinking of killing yourself over someone you havnent known that long is relaly not a very smart thing to do. second...you will find someone else who mkaes you as happy as she did. i know its hard when you have to see this person everyday. but...

Teen Dating Issues: girl, being a good friend, romantic type
being a good friend, romantic type, 4sure: hi aaron, i think that every word or gesture always means something. it might not be the answer or meaning you want or are looking for. but be patient. at least she s not ignoring you or brushing you off. that s definitely a good sign. and i think she really...

Teen Dating Issues: girl, expanding your horizons, blah blah
expanding your horizons, blah blah, 4sure: It sounds like she might be interested but confused. Eye contact is key, especially with girls. You may try that discreet thing where you kind of eek your way into her heart. She sounds receptive to it. Gradually increase the amount of eye contact and...

Teen Dating Issues: me and my girlfriend, self esteem issues, inspirational reading
self esteem issues, inspirational reading, cards on the table: Hi, Chris. Thanks for your question. Probably 90% of the questions I receive related to insecurities or self-esteem. It s very mature of you to recognize that this is probably where your irrational behavior came from. Now you have to be as mature - perhaps...

Teen Dating Issues: so there is this guy...., big boobs, heavy set
big boobs, heavy set, being friends: Take his word for it until he gives you a reason not to do so. You have to trust him. Talk to him and tell him how it makes you feel when he does it so much. Tell him that you don t have a problem with them talking and text but it makes you upset when he does...

Teen Dating Issues: guys, good times, jade
good times, jade, good luck: hi jade, i think the best thing you can do for yourself right now is to take a break from both guys and focus on you what you really want. you re confused right now and that s not going away while you re thinking about one boy to the next. i know you care...

Teen Dating Issues: Help me, article v of the constitution, true friends
article v of the constitution, true friends, right choice: Hello Lexi. Oh wow; typical drama. -.- I ve done soo well without it these past few years. So; you this boy likes you, asked you out, and you accepted? Your friends once told you that if you were to date him, they d never talk to you again, even...

Teen Dating Issues: Help Me Please and THank You, barbee, yawn
barbee, yawn, right time: Let s see you could always ask her to the movies and do the typical yawn and kiss...too corny...well at 13 I don t know where else you can go. Personally I think that if you are having problems thinking aobut how to ask your girlfriend on a date maybe you...

Teen Dating Issues: Help me please, precious years, five months
precious years, five months, desperation: You are way too young to marry, Sarah, and your boyfriend, if he is depressed (suicidal) is not in any condition to be making that kind of choice. It sounds like the two of you have fallen into an emotional trap. You feel the only way to get out is to do...

Teen Dating Issues: Hi, sudden depression, mail provider
sudden depression, mail provider, low self esteem: You can read books on self-esteem, but I don t think this is something you can do on your own. Again, talk to your mother. You are going to have to break the silence AND break the unspoken rules that have put your family in this silence. You have these...

Teen Dating Issues: Howto ask someone out?, social interaction, coffee house
social interaction, coffee house, mutual friends: Hi Jay, thanks for asking! Having your first date can be really nerve-wracking, so I ll answer your question the best I can. When you re asking someone on a date, I prefer asking someone in such a way that it leaves room for them to set the terms. For...

Teen Dating Issues: Humiliation, dating romance, maddness
dating romance, maddness, honest answer: I m sorry to hear about your situation, but I don t think it s anything to be embarrassed about. You see, when teens first start dating, romance is new to them, so they are easily embarrassed by little things, like getting rejected or their friends learning...

Teen Dating Issues: Hurt and Scared, benefit of the doubt, step mom
benefit of the doubt, step mom, coming out of the dark: So then what are you saying you want to end it for good? Do what you feel is best for you. Yes for a moment in your life it is ok to be selfish. if you don t think he can handle it then do what you have to do but remember him going out with this other girl...

Teen Dating Issues: Just help Please, t rush, five months
t rush, five months, preacher: Hey Sarah- You two can t get marriend. You two first of all are only in 8th and 9th grade. Your to young to get married. Also you haven t been with each other long enough. You may think now that you two want to get married to one another but you maybe...

Teen Dating Issues: Internet dating, internet conversations, simple explanations
internet conversations, simple explanations, friend of a friend: How old are you, Justin, and what has driven you to date someone via the Internet half way around the world? Also, what is your ethnicity? If you are not Filipino, you must learn to understand her culture in order to understand her. She must do the same...

Teen Dating Issues: ilike this guy, wierd things, grls
wierd things, grls, poeple: Hi, Isabel. I wish I could say for certain if he likes you or not, but that s not a question a person other than you or he can answer. It certainly seems like the two of you are friendly, but you haven t really given me enough to go on. How old are...

Teen Dating Issues: illegal dating, statutory rape laws, legal adult
statutory rape laws, legal adult, having sex: Hi Carolyn, thanks for asking! Unfortunately, the law is too complex for me to give you a reliable answer. It all depends on the state and county you live in. My best advice would be to call your county clerk and ask him about statutory rape laws in your...

Teen Dating Issues: im 13 and im gona ask a girl out but she broken some ones heart before, good friends, good luck
good friends, good luck, heart: hi david, i guess this would depend on the situation with your friend. did they have a bad break up? are they still friends? are you and her ex good friends? would it be a good idea to let him know before you ask him out, not necessarily to get permission...

Teen Dating Issues: I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO DO IT, homie, savannah
homie, savannah, bitch: Hey Joe- Well I would just ask her what her feelings towards you are. Then just take everything from there. If she does then just let her know that she can t be with you and your friend at the same time. I hope this helps. if you need anything else im...

Teen Dating Issues: kissing in public, boyfreind, sweet heart
boyfreind, sweet heart, wrong way: Let him know how you feel. Next time he trys to kiss you in public you can turn away and tell him you d rather not and from there you can tell him the reason why. My boyfriend is the same way as you he prefers not to kiss in public and we ve been going out...

Teen Dating Issues: this is long, but can you please help?, laugh and smile, boyfriend mike
laugh and smile, boyfriend mike, twist of fate: 1) You have to respect the way she feels. Allow her space and if you still like her in a few weeks to a month try again. 2) I kind of like being single right now means just as she said it. I feel the same way at times I like being single sometimes. 3)...

Teen Dating Issues: love, boy friend, hime
boy friend, hime, sandi: you love him? how long have you known him and gone out with him? i think you should only date hime if he breaks up with this girl. i also think you should not even consider saying you love him until you have dated a while. he is even talking marrage? thats...

Teen Dating Issues: love, boy friend, savannah
boy friend, savannah, girlfriend: Hey Ashley- Well I would talk to him and let him know he needs to figure out what he wants in his life. Either you or her. Also that your not going to wait around for him while he is making his choice. I mean its either or. He can t break up with her for...

Teen Dating Issues: love problem, ece department, year engineering
ece department, year engineering, engineering student: I hope the answer to this question isn t in vain. Sorry about the delay. I strongly believe that you should express your feelings in some form and if you want to do it in art then do so. Please do it because if you don t you will be living with what if s you...

Teen Dating Issues: Making It Up To Her, mutual feelings, boyfriend and girlfriend
mutual feelings, boyfriend and girlfriend, senior prank: Hi, Brian. Thanks for your question. I live just South of you in Plano, so I m well aware of your location - and thus your partying dilemma. First things first. Make an appointment with your principal to talk about the prank. Take FULL responsibility,...

Teen Dating Issues: Making It Up To Her, mutual feelings, boyfriend and girlfriend
mutual feelings, boyfriend and girlfriend, senior prank: hey brian, i think it s very sweet and thoughtful for you to want to make this up to her. i can t really help you location wise etc but i can tell you that senior prom is a big deal for most girls (which i m sure you already know). i think she really means...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm confused and a little scared., hockey game, girl friends
hockey game, girl friends, seventh grade: Erin!! Girl, what are you doing?! He s looking around for other girls, then going back to you until he finds the next. Leave him, give him time to miss you! If he wants you back, and you really want him back then make sure it isn t just temporary. Honestly,...

Teen Dating Issues: i'm in deperate need of good advice!, age gap, worth the risk
age gap, worth the risk, going to jail: I think that if he is willing to take the risk of being with you can going to jail then go for as long as he understands the consequences. If your parents say no then you will have to repect what they say, If he was of younger age maybe they may understand...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm in love with my best friend, close friends, jess
close friends, jess, 6 years: Hey Jess- Well I would just talk to him about your feelings towards him. Just let him know how you really feel and everything. Sure you may think it may hurt your friendship and everything but I mean what if he s got the same feelings as you do. I mean...

Teen Dating Issues: Need Help, neighbour, wrong way
neighbour, wrong way, nerd: No , he does not hate you simply because he has no reason to! I think he might be shy. I am glad you are trying, but since you are that brave try to take it a bit further and show that you really want to be his friend. Take care, do not get your friends involved...

Teen Dating Issues: navy boy friend, april girl, mixed feelings
april girl, mixed feelings, smily face: hi asiana, if your friend is doing all these things it can only get worse. i know you don t want to lose a friend but i think she s not worth it. it s better to be alone than to be friends with a traitor - and i use the term friends quite loosely here. trust...

Teen Dating Issues: Older guy... Does he like me/Should I make a move??, legal age of consent, facebook
legal age of consent, facebook, professional teams: I cannot answer the liking question as it s the wrong area. I will say I recommend to speak to our internet safety experts, your parents and a trusted teacher about Facebook safety risks. I don t promote that site. About dating him, you just told me he cannot...

Teen Dating Issues: my parents won't let me date, perfect boyfriend, follow ups
perfect boyfriend, follow ups, ups: Hi Olivia, thanks for asking! Oddly enough, I m in the same situation your potential boyfriend is in. I would say simply talk to your parents and help them see the benefits to dating him. Have him talk to your parents about you and what his intentions...

Teen Dating Issues: problem =(, mason dixon line, problem behaviors
mason dixon line, problem behaviors, 5 mins: Ray, people change a lot over four years, so there is no problem contacting her, being her friend, and trying to figure out if she has grown out of whatever made her treat you wrong in the first place. I wouldn t enter into the friendship again with the plan...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationship, relationship question, bebo
relationship question, bebo, misperception: Michael, you probably know this, but you are WAY, WAY over the line of what is considered statutory rape in every state in the US. Are you in the US? There doesn t even have to be sexual contact for their to be trouble. The fact you are courting her is...

Teen Dating Issues: our relationship isnt equal., boyfriends, 4 months
boyfriends, 4 months, relationship: he might just be slower to fall in love. i would give him a a little more time. maybe another two months to see if things change. if he still acts the same and doesnt want to talk as much i think i would move on. if the guy is not giving you what he think...

Teen Dating Issues: relationship movement..., time frame, relationships
time frame, relationships, relationship: Well hugging should start 1st and I think Immediately from the hug you will be able to tell if he wants to kiss. After that you could hold hands...all the things you mentioned it would pretty much start automatically. Markeisha Barbee P.S. It was an all...

Teen Dating Issues: Senior dating/kissing a Freshman, statutory rape laws, legal standpoint
statutory rape laws, legal standpoint, sexual experiences: Hi, Tyler. I appreciate your question, but I can t help you other than to request that you speak with a person in your community. Statutory rape laws - those in question - are VERY confusing. I have the feeling it s so they can be interpreted according...

Teen Dating Issues: Sex I guess, practicing safe sex, best solution
practicing safe sex, best solution, condoms: The best solution I can give you is to buy the size that he thinks will fit him and before you have sex try it on based on how it feels on him you could get another size..also you could jack him off while he has the condom on and that when he comes if it leaks...

Teen Dating Issues: Starting a relationship., exact plans, latin class
exact plans, latin class, adequate opportunity: Hi, Ryan. Thanks for your questions. First, I would not start by telling her you feel a connection. That might be a little too intense for the asking out, but it is something you could talk about while on the date. Don t overwhelm you when you ask...

Teen Dating Issues: she's scared, arguement, gonna break
arguement, gonna break, relationship: i dont think there is anything you can do other then just let her know how you feel about her. let her know you love her and dont want to leave her. if she doesnt trust you or cant get over the fact that you might leave her then let her know its causing problems...

Teen Dating Issues: she scared, anger problem, mail provider
anger problem, mail provider, anger management: Sorry to take so long answering. My Mail Provider held all my mail for four days and then sent me two weeks worth of old mail. I finally sifted through all the old stuff and got down to what s important. So, here we go... Your question looks familiar....

Teen Dating Issues: she's scared, arguement, gonna break
arguement, gonna break, barbee: The only way you can prove to her is to not just tell her but to also show it. Stay with her after an argument and remind her afterwards that you are still there aor you can remind her during the argument. Other then that you can try your best not to argue....

Teen Dating Issues: it scares her, arguement, gonna break
arguement, gonna break, ashley: Todd - You need to keep telling her that just because you get into a fight, doesn t mean you re breaking up. It s hard for someone who s used to a fight equaling breaking up to retrain their brain to figure out that you can fight without breaking up but...

Teen Dating Issues: self esteem, low self esteem, bebo
low self esteem, bebo, thanks in advance: Chris - Unless she gives you a reason to cheat, don t worry about it. Talk to her about how you re feeling and see if there s no maybe something you guys can work out so you can start feeling better about yourself. I think once you realize that she wants...

Teen Dating Issues: serious relantionssip kissing, pinky finger, style changes
pinky finger, style changes, tiny baby: It doesn t sound stupid at all. I think all those sloppy and tonguey movie kisses have made it difficult for young lovers to know how to do it naturally. A) Wait for just the right moment. It helps if you don t plan it. Talk about the things you have...

Teen Dating Issues: sex ?, t rush, state of indiana
t rush, state of indiana, ups: Hi, I would like to answer this question, however I am not a lawyer and do not know the laws in your state. In my state I believe it s illegal. My advice is speak to a lawyer and a doctor about sex. You shouldn t rush into sex. Please ask follow ups Learn...

Teen Dating Issues: shes scared, arguement, gonna break
arguement, gonna break, savannah: Hey Todd- Well I would just sit her down sometime just you and her and just talk to her and let her know that you wouldn t ever leave her or wouldn t break her heart. Just let her know that people do have arguements and it only makes you two stronger by...

Teen Dating Issues: shy/closed in girlfriend? help on some topics plz, 3 friends, boyfriends
3 friends, boyfriends, freshmen: Hey Matthew, Well, you are probably one of her first boyfriends and she s most likely terrified about what to do. I suggest you start out slow, tell her that you don t want to move fast. Open up to her first, and show her that you trust her and that she can...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen dating..., sexual consent laws, loop holes
sexual consent laws, loop holes, best of luck: Hi Jayme, It all depends on your age and the sexual consent laws in both Arizona and whatever state you live in. I have no experience in the legal field regarding such laws, and they can vary by state and by county, so it s best to call your county clerk...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen Relationships, suzi zimmerman, teen relationships
suzi zimmerman, teen relationships, project tomorrow: Sure. Good timing, because I am between major projects. If you will email me your questions today, I will try to answer them by this evening. I am starting a new project tomorrow and will not be available much after that. My email is suzi@suzizimmerman.com...

Teen Dating Issues: Theres dis girl..., luck guy, most teens
luck guy, most teens, school prom: Hi, Alex. If she has a boyfriend still and you KNOW she is serious with him, consider her off limits for anything other than friendship. As a friend, you can ask her if she s going, and if she says no, you can say, You re not going with your boyfriend?...

Teen Dating Issues: How come I can't find a girlfriend?, romance front, finding a girlfriend
romance front, finding a girlfriend, performance theatre: i think you should give up trying. i dont believe in searching for a relationship. i think it should come naturally. i also think if your trying to hard it just doesnt happen. so dont worry so much about finding a gf and just have fun with the girls you hang...

Teen Dating Issues: How to tell my parents, freshman year, pride and joy
freshman year, pride and joy, answers to questions: Great timing! My own guy and I just decided this past week to do the same. Mind you, we are MUCH older and have both had failed marriages. I am not saying that either in support of your decision or as a warning. I m remaining neutral and simply answering...

Teen Dating Issues: I think i love him, laugh and smile, lots of girls
laugh and smile, lots of girls, barbee: No love and lust aren t that similar. I love my boyfriend a lot but I don t lust for him. And lusting for someone at your age can only lead to trouble. I say leave him be because you don t want to go into a relationship trying to change who that person is....

Teen Dating Issues: is he just using me??, hickie, public bathroom
hickie, public bathroom, local park: You didn t say your ages, yet I question if you had a right to have sex with him under the law. If it s illegal report this. I recommend to speak to a doctor and get tested. My theory is he is a loser and pressured you into something he knew you didn t want...

Teen Dating Issues: Violating Laws?, t rush, december 26th
t rush, december 26th, four months: Hi, I would like to answer this question, however I am not a lawyer and do not know the laws in your state. In my state I believe it s illegal. My advice is speak to a lawyer and a doctor about sex. You shouldn t rush into sex. Please ask follow ups Learn...

Teen Dating Issues: he wont ask me out, romantic walk, frisbee
romantic walk, frisbee, whole time: Hi, Tina. Thanks for your question. When you say he wont ask me out, do you mean on a date or ask you to be his girl? We live in an age in which two people don t always ask out. If he s kissing you over the period of a month, you re his girl. ...

Teen Dating Issues: what should I do?, older girls, girl down
older girls, girl down, russian girls: George, I sure hope you live in Russia, because that s where all the available Russian girls are. Okay, I m teasing, but seriously, you are limiting yourself when you rule out all the wonderful non-Russian girls who are looking for romance. Don t let...

Teen Dating Issues: Too much going on., barbee, safe haven
barbee, safe haven, five months: You should stay with him. If he hasn t given you a reason to not trust him then trust him intill he does so. He is going through somethings in his life and right now it seems to me that you are his safe haven his reason to live so if you do something drastic...

Teen Dating Issues: so.., wierd things, grls
wierd things, grls, grl: You can give me a lot of details but all I can do is take a guess at the way he is feeling. What you should do is ask him. Then you will know for sure where you stand in his eyes. What s the worst that can happen he will say he doesn t like you...well I m...

Teen Dating Issues: does he like me?, being friends, hes
being friends, hes, good luck: Hey there, Well, if he says its a joke, it may be. Unless he s really shy and just calls it a joke, then he s probably just insecure about how you feel about him too. He seems to not tell you things in person, since he got his friend to do his work. Don t...

Teen Dating Issues: not sure., classifacation, holding hands
classifacation, holding hands, barbee: It all depends on what is your classifacation of cheating. He may not see him holding hands with another girl cheating. As for me I do believe that is cheating. So talk to him about how you feel and what you suspect. Then it s up to you on what you want to...

Teen Dating Issues: does he like me?, surefire signs, ur time
surefire signs, ur time, short periods: hi sammy, i think it s possible that he is intrigued by you and finds you attractive. but since you ve only been around him twice or so and for relatively short periods of time, he s probably not yet that sure what he thinks of you. but the way he reacts...

Teen Dating Issues: what should i do?, catholic girl, phone sex
catholic girl, phone sex, best friends: You need to sit down and talk to him about the way you feel. It was the same way with my boyfriend. As for you parents my parents were the same way my dad said i couldn t date until I was 16 but I did any how and my mother knew but didn t really care. Do what...

Teen Dating Issues: Not sure what to do, 10th grade, being friends
10th grade, being friends, eachother: Tony, no relationship is perfect, and girls - especially at her age - can be very emotional about the ins and outs of dating. In short, you have to honor her current relationship by being friends only. However, that doesn t mean you can t be everything she...

Teen Dating Issues: What should i do?, sweet person, heartbreak
sweet person, heartbreak, good friends: hi there, i think that there is a right time for everything, especially love. from what you ve told me she is someone special and i think she could be possibly interested in you as well, but your timing was never right. it s understandable that you re a...

Teen Dating Issues: younger guy, grade girl, worry
grade girl, worry: I think you should ask him out if that is what you want to do. But keep in mind that when you start dating your going to want to see him more often and that wont be possibe...depend on the type of school you go to you might not be in school with him... if...

Teen Dating Issues: 4 way problem, love triangle
love triangle: I think this may be a duplicate. I thought I had already answered this, but for some reason it may not have gone through, so I ll try again. Talk to your friend. Tell him you ve been waiting to ask this girl out a while; determine how this might interfere...

Teen Dating Issues: Age, school dances, 13 year olds
school dances, 13 year olds, chores: Dating isn t about age. It s about maturity. There are a lot of things that can happen - many influences that could change your life - and you need to be on the right track to making good choices. Talk to your parents. If you were my son/daughter, I d...

Teen Dating Issues: Age of Consent in Michigan, sex laws, age of consent
sex laws, age of consent, best bet: Hello, Chelsea. According to AVERT.org (http://www.avert.org/aofconsent.htm), the age of consent in Michigan is 16. Therefore, being 15 years of age, you re not legally capable of consenting to sex. However, I am not, nor do I declare to be, an expert...

Teen Dating Issues: asking out, stupid question, final decision
stupid question, final decision, good luck: It depends on the girl. Assume she s asking you out because you haven t asked her. In other words, she got tired of waiting and asked you out so you would get the hint and take her out. The rule is that whoever does the asking should expect to...

Teen Dating Issues: BEST friend or BOY friend??, friend ship, friend guy
friend ship, friend guy, negative thoughts: hi adriana, it s great that the guy you like, likes you back. i can understand your hesitation to pursue something more with your best friend even though you have feelings for him, but i think that you need to be a little bit more positive. speaking from...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend anymore?, good luck, hmmm
good luck, hmmm, girlfriend: Hey there, Hmmm, that is strange. He may possibly just want another girlfriend, or he may be actually trying to reconnect to you. Start talking to him againg, but be careful. If he shows any signs of liking other girls as soon as they pay attention to him,...

Teen Dating Issues: My Boyfriend's Parents' Divorce is Ruinining Our Relationship, going through the motions, getting a divorce
going through the motions, getting a divorce, relationship development: Hi, Nikki. Thanks for trusting me with your question. Being a parent, spouse, divorcee is really tough. Both of your boyfriend s parents are very lonely right now, so they turn to him for comfort. He s old enough to listen, but he s not old enough for...

Teen Dating Issues: Boys Don't Ask Me Out, gal friends, double dates
gal friends, double dates, pretty girls: Cecella, I ve always gone by a quote when thinking of friends. It s not the quantity, but the quality . I know you want guys to notice you, and who knows why they aren t asking to be your friends. You re right in not wanting to change yourself. Being...

Teen Dating Issues: She's beginning to not love me anymore, hi john, heartbreak
hi john, heartbreak, 3 years: Hi John, At this point, it might be best for you if the relationship ended. A relationship is about being mutual. And if you love her, and she doesn t love you, then the relationship is not worth a penny. Talk it out with her and see where it goes...

Teen Dating Issues: My bf, long distance relationship, boyfriend lives
long distance relationship, boyfriend lives, trust issue: Emma, First off, congratulations on having a successful long distance relationship, and one so young. You re getting worried about the abuse. If he hasn t been abusive so far, then you have no reason to jump to conclusions. Not everyone who has abuse...

Teen Dating Issues: I like this boy.., sorry sweetie, math class
sorry sweetie, math class, 10th grade: hi taryn, i m sorry sweetie but i don t think he s all that interested in you right now. he may be shy or intimidated like you said, but in my experience, when a guy likes you and you ve made a move on him, he usually responds. if he doesn t like you, he...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend, guy friend, guy friends
guy friend, guy friends, better person: Pammy, we tell boys how they can and cannot treat us with our actions. If this boy isn t talking to you at school and you think that isn t right, you are the only one who can fix it. If you let it go, you re giving him permission to act that way, telling...

Teen Dating Issues: how do i get a boyfriend?, Social
Social: This sounds like it is very hard for you. If i were you i would try and become a little more social. Make friends with some cool people. Talk to guys and girls. (tip: girls give guys hookups too). Even if you are a shy person. Try and come out of your shell...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend questions...?, separate cars, step in the right direction
separate cars, step in the right direction, holding hands: Hey, Joanne. Thanks for your question. First off, you and he are just 13, so it s almost a given that mom s going to tag along, and with her there, don t count on a kiss. It s what happens when young people date. What you describe is very grown-up...

Teen Dating Issues: ...."take a break?", relationship problem, staying friends
relationship problem, staying friends, follow ups: Hello Jourdan. Okay, this is somewhat of a common-relationship problem. The way you said and whenever we break up, he always asks you out again , leaves me to assume that this is a constant break-up & date scenario. It s quite common, and it s never any...

Teen Dating Issues: Cheating, briana, kk
briana, kk, clarification: Sarah, You ve tried talking to him, and he s denied cheating. He also says you must not trust him. I d try talking to him again. Tell him you do trust him, but that this is worrying you. Ask him what it s all about, and you re just worrying. It s definitely...

Teen Dating Issues: Cheating maybe, Cheating
Cheating: Well, to me it sounds like you are correct. But I don t know if he is necessarily cheating on you but it could perhaps develop into a cheating deal. Right now it just seems like he is planning to either break up with you for her or just cheat on you. Don t...

Teen Dating Issues: College/girlfriend, pressure
pressure: Hello. Thank you for trusting me with these two questions. As for the first, you can t blame all the pressure on your parents. Granted, I don t know all the details. I can tell you are from the UK or someplace not in the US. Here, my experience is...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused =[, decission, hannah
decission, hannah, good luck: hi hannah, i think that you need to take some time for yourself to really figure out how you feel. you won t know how much you ll miss someone if you see them everyday. if you have a regular routine, it s easy to get bored and even confused as to how you...

Teen Dating Issues: Crush!, convos, hellos
convos, hellos, smiles: Joshua, First off, do you know this girl? If so, I d say just walk up to her and start off with a hello . After that, ask how s she has been, how her classes are doing, and what she s been up to lately. If you don t know her, then I d start slow. When...

Teen Dating Issues: Crush, family friend, second time
family friend, second time, good luck: hi bon. its possible that she thought you were cute and was trying to get to know you better. sometimes you meet a person and you re attracted to them instantly and then you go back afterwards and realize that you actually have a crush on them. sounds like...

Teen Dating Issues: Is he cheating should i worry, briana, kk
briana, kk, original message: Hi Sarah, thanks for asking. I think you should talk with this Briana girl and get her side of the story. I don t think you re getting the truth from Nathan. If he s being defensive, it means he has something to hide. You have every right to be suspicious...

Teen Dating Issues: competition, hunch, clue
hunch, clue, friday night: hi quinton, it s good to be patient and open minded when it comes to girls. but in your case, there is someone else. unless christina knows that you like her, she might not wait around for you to make a move or make a move herself. it s scary for girls to...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, massive crush, separate ways
massive crush, separate ways, girl friend: Aruther, You re saying breaking up with your current girlfriend. If things in that relationship are going fine, then I wouldn t chance anything. It seems like you like her, and like the way she looks. You re right, you may like her a lot because you know...

Teen Dating Issues: confused?, romantic scenes, signals
romantic scenes, signals, girlfriend: i think you should hold off on getting another girlfriend while you still have feelings for amy. it wouldn t be fair to another girl or to yourself if you re not totally into this new relationship. it s okay to still like someone who doesn t seem to like you...

Teen Dating Issues: dances, school dances, slow dance
school dances, slow dance, truth: Learn to dance...simple as that...I went to school dances when I was in Middle school and I didn t know how to dance...appropiatly....anyways just because you go to the dance doesn t mean that you have to dance. Just enjoy each others company let her know...

Teen Dating Issues: dating/not being able to do so, Dating
Dating: Don t stress it. Trust me going out with guys aren t that easy. I m the same as you. I wasn t allowed to date until I turned 16 and I ve been 16 for 9 months now and I ve been in about 3 steady relationships and 2 of which ended in heart break the 3rd I m...

Teen Dating Issues: dating advice, friend son, dating advice
friend son, dating advice, good time: i think you should just ask him out! i also think its a good idea to be friends with this person first. if your already friends and you think he might like you too then ask him out. find a good time when its just the two of you and see how he reacts to you...

Teen Dating Issues: dating/ parents hate guy you like, birthdates, older guys
birthdates, older guys, different story: Emily, That is true. However, your parents may be able to try and tell you who you can and can not date if you re living under their roof. This is why I d talk to them, and explain why you like him so much. Telling them that you won t be having sex with...

Teen Dating Issues: dating and sex?, statutory rape laws, losing your virginity
statutory rape laws, losing your virginity, strenuous physical activity: Hi Retro, thanks for asking! It depends on the laws in your state and county, but he ll be legal in June, while you re still a minor. That could put you in violation of statutory rape laws if you are having sexual contact with him. Of course, it would...

Teen Dating Issues: difficult situation with a boy and my best mate:S, carly, best mate
carly, best mate, good luck: hi carly, you did the right thing by telling your friend about what happened. you made a mistake and came clean. i think that the guy feels embarrassed as well and he thinks it would be easier to pretend nothing happened. it would probably be best not let...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know if I should break it off, relationship problems, friend amanda
relationship problems, friend amanda, tylor: Sorry I took so long to answer your question but I ve had relationship problems of my own. It seems to me that you are losing feeling for him which is a sign that it is time to break up. The nest time you look to get in a relationship don t become sexually...

Teen Dating Issues: My Ex Girlfriend, freshman high school, 7 months
freshman high school, 7 months, good friends: if she doesnt have the same feelings towards you then i wouldnt recommend you do anything. unfortunantly you should just remain friends at this point. maybe somepoint down the road she might change her mind but i wouldnt try to convince her to like you more...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex-Girlfriend Problems, girlfriend problems, school year
girlfriend problems, school year, ex girlfriend: Roy, Since you re young, I doubt she fully has LOVE feelings for you. She may still have feelings, though. Asking a girl out is tricky. I d call her, and ask what she s up to on a certain day (whatever day you d like to hang out). If she is available,...

Teen Dating Issues: The Future, guidance counselor, hey stephanie
guidance counselor, hey stephanie, sophomore year: hey stephanie, first of all, just stay cool. you re very, very young and no one is expected to have their future mapped out by their sophomore year of high school. you re doing the right thing by trying out new things - that s the best way to figure out what...

Teen Dating Issues: Has she fallen for me?, shed tears, girl of my dreams
shed tears, girl of my dreams, boyfriend girlfriend: hi dave, i wish i could tell you what she s thinking but unfortunately, i can t. only she knows that. but i think it is possible to realize you have feelings for someone when they ve been away from you for awhile. it s easy to take someone for granted if...

Teen Dating Issues: can i fix it?, arby s, sticky situation
arby s, sticky situation, mutual friend: Kori, It looks as though you re in a sticky situation. You don t want to be a person who breaks up a relationship, or cause drama in one. If I were you, I d try talking to him in a little while. Give their relationship a little time. If they grow into...

Teen Dating Issues: am i in the friend zome, awkwardness, doubts
awkwardness, doubts, frustration: Hey there, I can sense your frustration. It s hard to say since she s naturally a flirty person. It s really a tough call to make, it s possible she does since other people think so too, and that s an outside perspective, which is good. Ask if she wants to...

Teen Dating Issues: friends with benefits, experience orgasms, 15 year old girls
experience orgasms, 15 year old girls, first clue: You know you are going to have to pull yourself together for your son AND for your daughter. She s going through a phase - I know that s a word you DON T want to hear. But it s true. Soon she will need you again. You can t force that, but you can prepare...

Teen Dating Issues: this girl I like :/, biology class, eye contact
biology class, eye contact, piece of advice: hi matt, after reading your letter i can tell you right now what i think is the best piece of advice i can give: don t overthink things! picture this, if it s just a girl in your class that you don t like, you won t have any problems asking a question about...

Teen Dating Issues: girl, monthes, ashton
monthes, ashton, clue: hi ashton, i think things have moved a little too quickly for both of you here. in some ways it s okay for things to get serious right away and for some people, it s not. if this girl had a bad relationship prior to meeting you, it s possible she s hesitant...

Teen Dating Issues: girl, afterschool program, beautiful girls
afterschool program, beautiful girls, conversations: Cristofer, I d start by asking her to hang out outside of the venues you already see each other at. Things like the movies, ice cream, dinner, the mall. See how she responds to things like that, if it s a positive response, then she most likely is into...

Teen Dating Issues: girl freind pissing me off, girl freind, friend anthony
girl freind, friend anthony, sure what your question: hi luke, that s alright, vent away :) if you really like your ex and you think you could have something with her again, it might be a good idea to just run it by your friend. even if you don t think he ll care or that he ll hook up with someone else right...

Teen Dating Issues: girl issue, type of girl, sure thing
type of girl, sure thing, gum: Hi, Johnny. Thanks for your question. The best way to make conversation is to figure out what you and she have in common, and remark on it. At the library, this can be the books she is using, the fact that you are always there at the same time or are...

Teen Dating Issues: my girlfriend, girlfriend, oral sex
girlfriend, oral sex, feelings: Jony, If you don t feel comfortable, then sit down and talk to her one-on-one about it. Give her the reasons why you don t feel that it s right, and listen to what she has to say in return. Don t worrry about hurting her feelings, she ll understand....

Teen Dating Issues: there's this guy (i'm bi) ..., low self esteem, back of my mind
low self esteem, back of my mind, precaution: Hi, Jerry. Thanks for your question. In a way, your friends are right. You do need to talk to him, but take your time. Do it at your comfort level, NOT because of your friends urging. My suggestion is to meet up with him outside of school. School...

Teen Dating Issues: guy trouble, sorry sweetie, guy trouble
sorry sweetie, guy trouble, mixed signals: hi claire, i m sorry sweetie but it sounds like this guy was just out to have a good time. he met a girl he liked who liked him too and he enjoyed it but he didn t want to commit. there s nothing wrong with you, okay? guys, especially young guys do this all...

Teen Dating Issues: HELP!!! Very important!, girl friends, holding hands
girl friends, holding hands, jerk: Deanna, Though your intentions are good, I d stay out of it. Most likely, they both know the other is up to no good behind their backs. I d just let it go, and let them work it out. You don t want to be put in the middle/caught up in that type of drama....

Teen Dating Issues: HELP..theres this boy..., sexual intimacy, statutory rape
sexual intimacy, statutory rape, backround: Hi Gabriella, There are two points I d liked to make. 1) You re sixteen, and this boy is turning twenty. Depending on the laws of your state, any sexual intimacy with this boy will be grounds for statutory rape, which could potentially ruin his life...

Teen Dating Issues: Help ! =(, acting this way, mackenzie
acting this way, mackenzie: Mackenzie, I d call him, and ask to see him in person as you two need to talk. If he can t make it in person, then you ll have to resort to a phone. Ask him why he s acting this way, and tell him how you feel about it. He may be preoccupied with other...

Teen Dating Issues: Help for dating, cold feet, two girls
cold feet, two girls, 19 years: practice makes perfect. continue to go up to girls and just talk to them. say hello how are you. start with small talk for now. think about what you want to say to them first before you go up to them. tell yourself you can do this and just go do it. eventually...

Teen Dating Issues: Hey Remember me? Well, she's my girlfriend now..., hey annie, homebody
hey annie, homebody, abstinent: Hi, Kent. Sorry to be so long in responding. I forgot to put my page on vacation, so I ve been on vacation with a dozen questions hanging in limbo unanswered. My apologies for that. Yes, I think you are right that you will hang out more and both will...

Teen Dating Issues: help!, blonde brownies, chemistry class
blonde brownies, chemistry class, people pleaser: hi rachel, i think liking someone is different for every person. there s no clear cut definition for all of us. you just have to listen to your heart. does he make you happy? do the things you like about him outweigh the bad? these are questions you can ask...

Teen Dating Issues: help !!!, benefit of the doubt, different perspectives
benefit of the doubt, different perspectives, shy guy: hi rebecca, i think that you should give your bf the benefit of the doubt. first of all, guys are not expressive by nature and if he s a shy guy it s probably normal for him not to make a move a lot of the time. in his mind he could be acting like a gentleman...

Teen Dating Issues: Can you help me?, high school girls, one of those guys
high school girls, one of those guys, math test: hi paul, i think that the best way to talk to anyone is just to be yourself. i know that sounds a little bit too simple but the truth is, half the time we re worried or self-conscious, it s all in our heads. think of it this way, you don t have problem talking...

Teen Dating Issues: Can you help me?, one of those guys, body language
one of those guys, body language, sophomore: Paul, What you re worried about is what EVERY guy has worried about. But, that s the problem, you re worrying way too much. To us, girls seem like this big complication, but in reality, they re not. If you see a girl in person that you want to talk to,...

Teen Dating Issues: Can you help me?, awkward silences, one of those guys
awkward silences, one of those guys, chattin: Hey Paul, Practise practise practise! It s good you re planning before hand. Eventually, with enough experience, you re not gonna have to plan ahead. But do remember, sometimes it s good to plan ahead, after all, you don t want to embarass yourself. As...

Teen Dating Issues: Can you help me?, one of those guys, random time
one of those guys, random time, time of the day: Hello Paul. Sorry to say; but for this question, there isn t really much of an answer I can give you. Just talk. You don t need to plan things out entirely. Sure; it may seem like you might need to, but you really don t. I mean; do you think the girl...

Teen Dating Issues: Can you help me?, Personality
Personality: Well, to be honest, I was the same way and sometimes I still am. But really what I did was just try to learn the girl who you are talking to s personality. Ask her what type of stuff she likes (hobbies, sports, etc.) and just talk about why she likes that...

Teen Dating Issues: help me, likable person, month and a half
likable person, month and a half, something wrong: Hello, Akram. Thank you for your question. It sounds like you got off to a good start with her. You told her you liked her, and she responded with her number. That s good. However, it would seem that between that point and the first time she failed...

Teen Dating Issues: helpp!, helpp, bf
helpp, bf: I believe so. I am assuming that you are in highschool and he not. Well since he can t control that part of your day he may be trying to control the parts that he can. You an either go along with it or tell him how you feel. You knew how he was and you loved...

Teen Dating Issues: Im in an awful situation with this girl, unresolved feelings, awesome times
unresolved feelings, awesome times, random things: hi james, i can tell that you re a really good person and you re trying to do the right thing. but from what you ve told me, it sounds like she s not ready for anything with you right now. she may enjoy your company and may genuinely care about you, but i...

Teen Dating Issues: Im Lost..., parents friends, personal problems
parents friends, personal problems, first choice: Hi Antonio. I really hate to tell you this; but there isn t really much you can do about this type of question. This girl that you really like already has a boyfriend, so it wouldn t be right to try to get them to break-up or anything. There are only...

Teen Dating Issues: Im love struck..., long distance relationship, cyber kisses
long distance relationship, cyber kisses, kisses and hugs: Corey, It seems as of right now, there is nothing you can do. It hurts me to say it, and I know, it hurts to hear it. Your culture has arrangements, and you can not change them. You re also VERY young, and the distance is around the world. I know you...

Teen Dating Issues: im failing school because i love someone who dosnt love me back, running home, 2 friends
running home, 2 friends, couple minutes: I m sorry that you are going through all all that you are but you have to get over and move on. I don t know what to say on how to help you overcome this sadness. Know that he isn t the only boy on earth although it may seem like that you will soon meet another...

Teen Dating Issues: its confusing, Ask alone
Ask alone: Well, to me it seems like even though you may have not realized it, you really like this guy. And even though you say you don t want to mess with him and his gf you kinda do because you want him. If you really care about him this much, ask him out alone. Just...

Teen Dating Issues: kind of confusing question, confusing question, different girl
confusing question, different girl, eye contact: Hi Becky! Well he might like Sue and still like you as well. If she is a big flirt , then you have to be like that too! However, if you are not as good as she is that is not a problem. The key is knowing what this guy likes and getting closer to him. Try making...

Teen Dating Issues: Love or dignity?, boyfriend and girlfriend, terrible person
boyfriend and girlfriend, terrible person, guy friends: Andi, thank you for your very personal question. Love OR dignity, that s an interesting way to put it. What about Love AND Dignity? Do you think there is a way to have both? Let s look at what you want out of three three relationships you mentioned:...

Teen Dating Issues: This is my life lately plz help me as fast as you can, friend mikey, 9th grader
friend mikey, 9th grader, best bet: Logan, You want to ask Jessica for her number, so do it. Tell her you ll want to keep in touch over summer, and would like to give her a call/text. If she turns it down, or refuses, then you can pursue Kelli. I d say stop and think who you have the...

Teen Dating Issues: love, boy friend, ditch
boy friend, ditch, girlfriend: Hey there, Okay, he has a girlfriend...regardless, that means he s off limits. Either he leaves the girl, and you two give it a shot, or you need to ditch him. You can t get close to him when he s involved with another girl, you may get the title of boyfriend...

Teen Dating Issues: Ma mates gf, t rush, being friends
t rush, being friends, mates: Jacob, It s a tough situation you re in. I wouldn t rush into anything and tell her how you feel. It may ruin the friendship with her, and it may ruin the friendship with your friend. I d wait it out for a while, occupy yourself with others, and other...

Teen Dating Issues: mom caught me, masturbation
masturbation: I don t know about watch but I think she was just in a state of shock. Just say so mom about the other day. That is how to start it. Are you having sex? If not use that as an excuse you say would you rather me have sex. Tell her you know that you were wrong...

Teen Dating Issues: mom caught me, fav stars, embarassing situation
fav stars, embarassing situation, cirus: are you serious? your mom actually got you a cloth and handed it to while you were naked on the couch to clean up your cum?! thats kinda strange. look, its normal to masterbate at your age, no douobt about it. im sure your mom understands this. has your dad...