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Teen Dating Issues: Parents, one of my best friends, asbo
one of my best friends, asbo, moths: Lucy, To start I am really not sure what an ASBO is so I am just going to try and answer it without that. Sometimes situations like these cannot be avoided for one reason or another. I m 17, a Junior in High School, and I just started dating one of my best...

Teen Dating Issues: Possible internet relationship, internet, crush
internet, crush, love: That s an interesting situation, Jessie. I think the first thing that I have to point out about this, though, is that the entire thing is based on the internet. While it sounds like this person is the real deal as far as identity is concerned, you can never...

Teen Dating Issues: please help, easy girl, cathrine
easy girl, cathrine, desperate need: Dear Cathrine, If you keep having sex with him you will NEVER be the one he falls for. You will always be the easy girl who he can use whenever he feels like it. Men like to pursue women. If you just let him have sex with you whenever he wants, he...

Teen Dating Issues: please help, friends ashley, desperate need
friends ashley, desperate need, school year: Catherine - If you re not dating or exclusive, it s probably best if you end it so you don t get hurt further because you re only going to continue getting hurt until he commits to you...which it doesn t sound like is going to happen. So part ways for...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it possible to rekindle?, marriage and kids, girl at school
marriage and kids, girl at school, attractive person: I m not sure why you had to tell her you were checking out another girl - unless I am totally misunderstanding what checking out means. Admiring an attractive person is NOT disloyal. It s normal. Telling her about it, especially if she has ANY issues...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationships, still friends, head over heels
still friends, head over heels, rebound: Hey, thanks for your question! Okay first of all i ve been in a similar situation before. My boyfriend and his girlfriend had just broken up and were still on good terms yet he claimed he wanted to be with me and they were over. However, at the same time he...

Teen Dating Issues: Does she really want to be "just friends"?, relationship, line
relationship, line, breakup: Honestly, Ollie, it s hard to say whether she likes you or not. It sounds like she likes you as a friend, if nothing else, although the fact that she says that she s not ready pretty much indicates that you shouldn t attempt pursuing her. Whether she was...

Teen Dating Issues: what should I do in this relationship?, awkwardness, genders
awkwardness, genders, how to be a better boyfriend: David, she can t have that much more experience than you and if she does, I m sure that they all weren t real relationships. A relationship is a long time, you build each others trust and communication and affection. During the first month, there s...

Teen Dating Issues: are we right, crush, shyness
crush, shyness: Well, I can t really tell from here if she gives any outward indication of liking you, not that people always do in these sorts of situations. The only thing that I can really tell you as far as that goes is that you ll never know until you find out for yourself....

Teen Dating Issues: Starting 1st Relationship, pony club, horse game
pony club, horse game, random name: Dear Millie, Okay, for your first problem, here s how to tell if he likes you: Well, he obviously liked you before. The question is, does he still like you? Well see if he ever looks at you from across the room. Or if he blushes when you say hi to him. ...

Teen Dating Issues: Starting 1st Relationship, crush, likes
crush, likes, confess: I m glad that you re determined to not give up. Sometimes it takes a while to get to that stage where you just have to do something, but that s usually the point where the shyness gets broken and good things start happening. It s kind of interesting that...

Teen Dating Issues: I had sex with a good female friend and I do not know what to do now?, female friend, awkwardness
female friend, awkwardness, salvage: Der Steven, You might be able to either turn this into a relationship or salvage the friendship. I think the girl would be happy to know how you feel about her. If she isn t texting back, I would just be patient and try again in a few days. Maybe she...

Teen Dating Issues: How to start a conversation, conversations, conversation
conversations, conversation, how to start a conversation: Simply find a topic, and expand on it. It is just like talking. I know what you mean though. Play what is being said back and forth in your head as a conversation. Try to have each person say what they say in their own voice and with a picture of their face...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he still like me?, crush, breakup
crush, breakup, love: It really sounds like he does still like you. In fact, by all rights, you two should be dating, it s just that your dad made you do that to break the two of you up. What your dad said, that he didn t stop you or go back because he didn t care, was completely...

Teen Dating Issues: I cannot stop thinking of her, like, crush
like, crush: If she is hard to access in person because of her friends, I would suggest that you talk to her via texting about hanging out sometime. It doesn t necessarily need to just be the two of you, but it can be. Find some excuses to hang out with her more, especially...

Teen Dating Issues: I am stressed out (is it over nothing?), playing games, six months
playing games, six months, stress: I m not sure, Kyle. Why don t you tell me a little more. What does the stress feel like, during what circumstances does it come one, and what age-related situations have occurred? Has she acted as though she likes you? Why don t you give me some of those...

Teen Dating Issues: I am stressed out (is it over nothing?), true answer, playing games
true answer, playing games, deb: Dear Kyle, Yes, it is perfectly normal to be stressed out about wondering if she likes you or not. Nobody likes rejection, so if you don t know for sure if a girl likes you or not, you naturally face the possibility of rejection if you ask her out. ...

Teen Dating Issues: Teens dating older people, dating, ages
dating, ages, sex: Personally, I also am a 16 year old dating an 18 year old. I think that this is actually a very good age difference to date at because girls tend to mature faster than guys and when I m talking to my boyfriend I feel like we re exactly the same age whereas...

Teen Dating Issues: can't take it anymore, breaking up, leaving
breaking up, leaving, dumping: I know that it s hard to break up with people, especially if they have never honestly done anything to you and you don t want to hurt them. There are, however, kind ways to go about it. Be sure that the two of you are alone and that you are talking face...

Teen Dating Issues: talking to a boy I like, guys, conversations
guys, conversations, crushes: Dear Zhoelle, This answer is really long, I hope you don t mind. I know exactly what your going through. Be more informal and casual in your conversation. Choose hey rather than hi . Ask him, how s it going? , or what s up? . If he asks you the same...

Teen Dating Issues: teen long distance, long distance relationship, different time zones
long distance relationship, different time zones, military children: I m in a long distance relationship myself and I ve been in plenty in the past as well. How far apart are you and how old are you? I would say it s worth investing time in if you know the distance is going to be a short term thing and you can work out a plan...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me? How can I tell?, shy, crush
shy, crush, signs: It sounds like there is a very good chance that he does like you. Admittedly, while shy guys make some of the best and most caring boyfriends, they are very hard to read when it comes to knowing whether or not they have feelings for you in the first place....

Teen Dating Issues: How to tell him?, gorgeous girlfriend, girlfriend boyfriend
gorgeous girlfriend, girlfriend boyfriend, friends zone: Hey Rory! Thanks for your question.. it is pretty personal to me because I ve been there! In highschool i went through this exact situation twice. The first time I was too shy to say anything and ruin our friendship and lost the guy and the second time I got...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I tell a guy that Iike him and how do i get him to ask me out?, like, crush
like, crush, seeing: Well, if you want to ask him out, just go for it. Go up to him and talk to him, and sometime before you get interrupted and have to part, ask if he would want to go to the movies with you. Perhaps there s a movie out right now that seems to suit the interests...

Teen Dating Issues: Do you think he likes me or not?, guys, crush
guys, crush, flirting: I m honestly not sure from your description whether he likes you or not. The thing is, there is a certain type of guy out there that is constantly flirtatious when dealing with people that they like, even if they only like these people as friends. When someone...

Teen Dating Issues: I like him. i told him. now what?, chane, good friends
chane, good friends, old girl: well its hard to say. he might just not have the balls to tell you the truth or maybe he is and just doesnt want to date anyone. at any rate, i wouild continue to be his friend but dont hope for anything more. if he wants to make a move later on then leave...

Teen Dating Issues: i told himm :(, crush, friends
crush, friends, embarrassment: First of all, realize that it s not the end of the world that they told him. Even though it caused a scene that was obviously embarrassing and overall unpleasant, you ve gotten two things out of the situation. First of all, you ve learned what friends you...

Teen Dating Issues: not sure if i can trust my best mate, weird reason, friend doesn
weird reason, friend doesn, good friend: Well if your friend doesn t respect you, he is not a good friend. The best thing to do is to just tell him that. Tell him to stop flirting with her. And if he doesn t, just leave. Then talk to this girl. Tell her you really like her. It s truly not that hard....

Teen Dating Issues: Um...help, sexuality, friendship
sexuality, friendship, crushes: For your first problem, the only real way to take care of it is to address it personally. Talk to your friend. Ask her if she really does have feelings for you in more than the normal way. You may not have feelings back, but she should at least be able...

Teen Dating Issues: Whats up with him?, time dad, half the time
time dad, half the time, stares: Becka, you shouldn t do anything. Your dad is right. Listen to what he has to say because he s been through this before. He s completely true, if this boy really did care for you like he said he did, he would really own up to his feelings and chase you,...

Teen Dating Issues: I am worried., compliment, homework
compliment, homework, popularity: Dear Amanda, Who cares about popularity. Just talk to the guy. Ask him a question about homework or something, then start talking about something else. You can give him a compliment or something. Don t worry about saying something stupid! Guys think it s...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it worth it?, heart to heart, quality time
heart to heart, quality time, true self: its no fun dating someone who has feelings for someone else. i think you need to sit down with her and have a heart to heart talk. tell her how you feel. tell her you cant give her all your love if she still have feelings for someone else. it sounds like maybe...

Teen Dating Issues: am I wrong to be upset with best friend, friend, cheating
friend, cheating, texts: This whole thing really hinges upon whether or not there really is anything behind the texting or not. The fact that you have been told that they have been flirting behind your back by what I would assume you consider to be a reliable source really hints...

Teen Dating Issues: why????, da truth, zaria
da truth, zaria, couple days: Azaria, please rewrite your question in normal English. I have dozens of questions, and can t take the time to figure out what ntn means. I m 43, and I am just not familiar with text talk. I d be happy to help you, though. Just please use regular spelling....

Teen Dating Issues: why????, guy, confusing
guy, confusing, mixed messages: It sounds like this guy has a major attitude problem. Some people thrive on controversy and toying with other people s feelings. More than likely, this is what he is attempting to do. If he knew that you liked him, then it would make sense that he would...

Teen Dating Issues: What should i do?, friend, crush
friend, crush, confess: Well, Zeva, since you are only in eighth grade now, perhaps this is the perfect time for you to make a move? After all, while it s possible to find your true love while you re in high school, it s very improbable. You can t base your current love life on...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, language signs, cute dress
language signs, cute dress, foot feet: Dear Lindsay, Yes! He likes you. The fact that he blushes when you look at him shows that he likes you. When he giggled and said what was she trying to do? meant that he was trying to hide his feelings for you! And the biggest clue: Him noticing you wore...

Teen Dating Issues: What is up with him?, time dad, half the time
time dad, half the time, stares: Dear Rebekah, From what you told me, he probably still likes you, but doesn t know it. He s probably been trying to get over you but every time he sees you he can t, and he probably doesn t know what to think at this point. I don t think he s exactly trying...

Teen Dating Issues: not sure what to do, relationship, friend
relationship, friend, timing: I can tell that you really like her, but I m not sure if trying to get together with someone who has just gone through something that extreme is a wise idea. I m not saying abandon her or give up on her; just the opposite, in fact. Right now, after what...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, cute kid, t text
cute kid, t text, deb: Dear Puteri, No, he doesn t like you as in boyfriend/girlfriend. He probably likes you as a friend, and he sees you as a cute kid. He is an adult, and it is very wrong for him to go out on dates with someone your age. If he liked you in a romantic...

Teen Dating Issues: what to to?, fear of rejection, prom
fear of rejection, prom, thanks in advance: Just get closer slowly. Fear of rejection, even when people are almost sure that the other person likes them, is very common. Take thinks reasonably slow to build comfort, but not too slowly. Then when you re ready, go. For now, though, don t wait too long...

Teen Dating Issues: Will she ever come back?, first love, 7 months
first love, 7 months, right time: Were you her first love? Well, no one can answer that but her. Keep in mind that she may be shy or may not want to openly discuss that with you or anyone. What do you do? Maybe you can take a break from her and cut off all communication. During this break,...

Teen Dating Issues: What to do??, flipside, intuition
flipside, intuition, several times: Well, in my opinion, I think that you shouldn t play hard to get if you want him to like you and enjoy your company. Boys typically don t enjoy that and lose interest fast. Maybe you can simply text him flirty messages or ask him over for a movie night. When...

Teen Dating Issues: 3 weeks but still cares?, saying things, missing something
saying things, missing something, good luck: Hey there, If he s saying things, but not following through, that usually means he s not sincere about it. Confront him about it, and if he shrugs it off again, and doesn t give you a good explanation, then I would probably break things off. Good luck! ...

Teen Dating Issues: Afraid of Commitment, fear of commitment, afraid of commitment
fear of commitment, afraid of commitment, attractive guy: Hey Melissa. Having a fear of commitment is pretty normal. You may have been hurt in the past and are afraid to open up. Or, maybe you are just very mature and have your guard up because you know you don t want to get hurt in the future. Either way, at some...

Teen Dating Issues: In an awkward situation with a girl. I'm 16 y/o and in sophomore year, sophomore year, awkward situation
sophomore year, awkward situation, eye contact: Okay Nate, first of all: you don t need to be the best looking/best dressing guy to be liked! It is about who you are inside! I know that sounds really corny but it is so, so true. You need to have confidence in yourself. It seems like this girl likes you...

Teen Dating Issues: Best Friend?Or more than that?, good listener, ups and downs
good listener, ups and downs, teenage life: hey daniel, i m a firm believer that the best relationships are the ones that just come naturally - and what could be more natural than a solid friendship? the fact that you and sarah are so close shows that you re both comfortable around each other...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend (Or not?) Issues, completel, emotional person
completel, emotional person, intj: hi candace, it s normally to be frustrated when you don t have a lot in common. especially in your case because it deals with your personality and how you conduct yourself in a relationship. but the thing is, you fell in love with him despite your differences....

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend joining the Military, freshman year, perfect combination
freshman year, perfect combination, better person: The thing is, Samantha, that you are already sounding more grown up than you make your parents out to be. YOU seem to understand almost all of the situation, whereas, according to you, they don t accept this boy based on something about his looks. There...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend, Parents and Military, true southern gentleman, nothing but kindness
true southern gentleman, nothing but kindness, true colors: hi samantha, i think that if you love someone enough, no amount of distance or lack of time together should stop you. if you both feel confident and secure enough in your relationship to stay together and wait for him while he s in the military i say...

Teen Dating Issues: Break up, thinking about things, boyfriends
thinking about things, boyfriends, yasmin: Yasmin, Just so you know you are a normal girl for getting upset over a break-up! It is always tough for us, especially when we still want the person back. First of all you should try one last time. Tell him you really want him in your life but you aren...

Teen Dating Issues: Broadening Your Horizons, silent friends, lunch time
silent friends, lunch time, rough patch: I was in the middle of answering this question when I lost my internet connection. I don t know if that caused the site to send you my partial answer or not, so I apologize in advance if you get one and a half replies. It s very mature of you to recognize...

Teen Dating Issues: I like one of my best friends., one of my best friends, friend zone
one of my best friends, friend zone, sorry man: Stephen, I m sorry man but in this case I think you fell into the friend zone . People say that this is impossible to get out of but I do not think so because I got out of it with this one girl multiple times. That said with friends you really never know...

Teen Dating Issues: best friends, tricky situation, longest time
tricky situation, longest time, good friends: Hey Jordan. This is a really tricky situation. If you tell her you could scare her off and ruin her friendship. However, if you don t you will always regret it. I am going to suggest not telling her until before you leave. It will give her some time to think...

Teen Dating Issues: best friends (guy+girl), longest time, good friends
longest time, good friends, friendships: Hey there, The bottom line is, she s got a boyfriend and that means she s off limits. I think by telling her how you feel, you may start something that probably isn t going to be fun. You don t want to ruin their relationship, as well as risk hurting your...

Teen Dating Issues: A boy I like..., friend erin, chelsey
friend erin, chelsey, calling my name: Hey Cheylynne. I m so sorry about getting back to you so late. Well, I think he may have liked you but was probably really discouraged. The fact that you kept treating him like you didn t like him was probably upsetting. And, since he is a boy he spent time...

Teen Dating Issues: me and my boyfriend, breif summary, clearer view
breif summary, clearer view, askin: hi jordan, i m going to say something that s a bit cheesy and will probably make you roll your eyes - but it s still true: sometimes, love isn t enough. your first responsibility is to yourself because if you re not whole than you can t possibly love...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend, red flags, low self esteem
red flags, low self esteem, red flag: Kelsey, each letter you write makes me sadder than the last. It sounds like you are in a relationship you obviously see as broken but are determined to fix it after repeatedly hearing it can t be fixed. I hope you prove me totally wrong and that he makes...

Teen Dating Issues: break-up?, friends with benefits, cant belive
friends with benefits, cant belive, couple weeks: Hey Chris. Well, this does sometimes happen in relationships. I think that she is right wanting to end it because she honestly won t be happy with you if she still has 2 other guys she needs closure from. What you need to remember is that pressuring her or...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused, freshmen year, t rush
freshmen year, t rush, cool things: hey sarah, as weird as it sounds, it s actually pretty normal to like more than one guy at a time. it s because you re growing up and just figuring out who you are and with that comes figuring out what kind of guy you re attracted too. as long as you...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused teen., step sister, month and a half
step sister, month and a half, whole time: Sounds to me like you should defiantly stop seeing him! He sounds like trouble, a heart ache, and a player. It is normal that your mom is protective. Don t give her such a hard time, she may really care about you to care about the decisions you are making....

Teen Dating Issues: Confused and Unsure?, words of advice, month and a half
words of advice, month and a half, virginity: Hey Kari. I m so sorry for the late reply.. and also thank you for the compliment! Okay first of all don t feel bad for thinking these things - it is totally normal. However, you should know that you DON T need to be jealous of his ex-girlfriend. Yes they...

Teen Dating Issues: never get a chance......, shy guy, frend
shy guy, frend, 10th grade: Brian, From the sounds of it, you two already know each other well, since you ve spoken to each other a lot (in your own words). Act around your friend as you normally would-tease her a little more and try to make her laugh. Keep things comfortable....

Teen Dating Issues: confused on what to do about a guy, mates, girlfriend
mates, girlfriend, good luck: Hi Marry. Okay well really all you can do is tell him you want to be his girlfriend. If you don t this relationship will just keep being about sex for him and he will eventually stop respecting you. Tell him that you really like him and like hanging out with...

Teen Dating Issues: confusing boy..., spanish regents exam, million reasons
spanish regents exam, million reasons, t text: Hi Lindsay I m so sorry for getting back to you so late. Well, it is REALLY strange that he admits he likes you and then he ignores you. I can definitely understand why you are so confused! Do you think there might be something wrong with your guys texting?...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating But Attracted to Someone Else, virginity, current situation
virginity, current situation, good luck: hi alycia, i think you need to be honest with your boyfriend about your confusion. i m sure you can understand why he s upset and he probably thinks you don t love him anymore. even if you re not entirely sure about your relationship, you need to be...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating Problem, tricky subject, trust issue
tricky subject, trust issue, trust issues: Hey Jane, this is really tough. It is always so hard to decide when enough is enough. I feel that if he is making you feel so frustrated and telling you that you are doing things you obviously aren t then he is not being good to you. Why be in a relationship...

Teen Dating Issues: Deals with my girlfriend ive been dating for 4 months now, stupid stuff, messes
stupid stuff, messes, 7 months: Hey Dom. That is really horrible that you are feeling this way. I m going to suggest not thinking about it anymore and DOING something about it. You are just making yourself sad by running these things through your own mind everyday.. which isn t going to...

Teen Dating Issues: should i date her (opnion), step sister, sister brother
step sister, sister brother, opnion: i guess you have to think about the future and what could happen if your mom and this guy get married. you wouldnt want to date her and really get to like her only to have to break up. it could be very awkward if you guys date and then become step sister/brother....

Teen Dating Issues: dating, signs
signs: Hey Matt. Well, you could pay attention to her and see if you ever catch her looking at you. Or if she makes a point of talking to you or standing around you. If she doesn t really know her yet then YOU should start talking to her and stuff. If she laughs...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, times books, school friends
times books, school friends, video games: Anything! You would obviously know her better than I would. So, I ll give you a list and you can see if any of these things would maybe apply to her or you: - sports - movies - school - friends - teachers - family - past times - books - video games...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, untrust, trust back
untrust, trust back, girlfriend: other then really being sincere to him on showing him that your really sorry, thats about it. time will hopefully eventually heal his untrust for you. how long has it been since you cheated on him and how long have you two been back together? sandi ...

Teen Dating Issues: dating different races, different races, hispanics
different races, hispanics, annoyance: hi kelsey, i think dating whoever you want is something that every person is entitled to do. it s amazing that you have an open mind and i only wish more people were like you. i would recommend a couple of things. first of all, have a serious talk with...

Teen Dating Issues: dating issues, last boyfriend, accurate advice
last boyfriend, accurate advice, different races: How old are each of you? That can help me give more accurate advice, but from what I can infer, your parents no longer have a hold on you, so you can make your own decision. Otherwise, remember that love and relationships is a risk, adventure and challenge....

Teen Dating Issues: dealing with a cheater, longest time, cheater
longest time, cheater, good luck: Jessica, Most people are going to tell you that once a cheater always a cheater. Most people think that if a guy finds cheating acceptable he will always do it more than once. I however have seen first hand situations like this that turned out for the better....

Teen Dating Issues: does my ex bf still have feelings for me?, sex stop, probebly
sex stop, probebly, casual sex: STOP HAVING SEX WITH HIM!! :) this will tell you if he really likes you and wants you back or if he is just using you. my guess its the latter. i think you need to tell him how you feel. tell him you dont want to continue the casual sex and you either want...

Teen Dating Issues: Faith,emergency pls help., case tomorrow, free time
case tomorrow, free time, good luck: hi jonathan, i m sorry if i don t catch you in time (i only volunteer so i don t have a lot of free time) i think you ll have a lot of chances to get to know this girl better. the best thing you can do is just play it cool. even if you think she...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I forgive him ?, facebook, asking for forgiveness
facebook, asking for forgiveness, girlfriend: hey asia, i know it s hard but in my opinion, you re under no obligation to forgive him if he doesn t deserve it right now. he hurt you very badly, it s not just that he cheated but he lied about not hurting you. that s a blow to any relationship and...

Teen Dating Issues: she's my friend..., different girl, those girls
different girl, those girls, guy friend: D.. I think you are right. By the way she is looking at you and touching you I think she probably has some feelings for you. The thing that you have to take into consideration is that she might have feelings for you and your friend. I think that the best...

Teen Dating Issues: Gifts, sweet letter, scrap book
sweet letter, scrap book, tough guy: That does sound like a very hard person to shop for. I would say maybe write him a sweet letter that s a few pages long. I ve done that. I ve also made a scrap book of all of my favorite pictures of me and my boyfriend. I included in there all of the notes...

Teen Dating Issues: i like this girl but her best friend likes me also., friend sandra, talking to sarah
friend sandra, talking to sarah, apologies: Hmm, tough decision! Maybe you should just tell Sandra how it is and tell her that you are OVER HER for good. Then just text Sarah or something and tell her how you feel. Or ask her on a date and tell her not to mention anything about it to Sandra because...

Teen Dating Issues: guys..., long distance relationships, cards on the table
long distance relationships, cards on the table, bottom line: hi mariah, there could be any number of reasons why he s saying this - but it s understandable that you re confused and frustrated. the bottom line is, if a guy likes you and he knows you like him back, he ll make an effort to be with you. that s just...

Teen Dating Issues: HEELP!, mid eighties, lots of luck
mid eighties, lots of luck, mutual interests: Hey Brad. Well, if it is most comfortable for you then ask her out on msn. If not ask her to talk privately if you guys are in a group. Ask her to do something casual like go to the movies, or go to the beach. I m not sure what her interests are but find something...

Teen Dating Issues: HELP!!, quiet guy, sophomore
quiet guy, sophomore, tory: All girls are different. Some of them like to be touched and talked about it front of everyone cause it makes them feel special. Others like guys who aren t so out there and like being in private and sharing an emotional connection rather than just physical....

Teen Dating Issues: HELP!!, new boyfriend, young man
new boyfriend, young man, workout: hey wyatt, it sounds to me like this girl isn t taking your feelings very seriously. i think she really likes that you like her and knows that you ll do pretty much anything to make her happy. if you really want to be with her, be prepared for her...

Teen Dating Issues: HELP PLEASE!, flirting tips, ollie
flirting tips, ollie, having fun: hey ollie, i d say that s a very good sign. at the very least she s a nice enough person who probably wouldn t mind getting to know you a bit better. the best advice i can give you about how to act is just be natural. girls can usually tell when a guy...

Teen Dating Issues: Help?, social networking sites, heading in the right direction
social networking sites, heading in the right direction, musical concerts: Hey Fraser.. thanks for the detailed question. There isn t much I can say to all of this other than if you really care about this girl you need to have a serious talk with your parents. They need to understand that you are a teenager and interested in girls....

Teen Dating Issues: Help?, social networking sites, heading in the right direction
social networking sites, heading in the right direction, musical concerts: Oh my! This sounds like a very complicated issue. The most simple way I can say what I need to is, TALK TALK TALK to your parents. I know it seems like you may love this girl and may need her in your life, but honestly with the things that are going on in...

Teen Dating Issues: Hi, homosexual experience, urgent advice
homosexual experience, urgent advice, lifetimes: So if I understand you correctly, Tom, you are having some feelings that you think might be homosexual in nature. Is that correct? In the past you have only had feelings for girls, but this guy makes you feel the way you previously felt about girls, but...

Teen Dating Issues: hard relationship, anger issues, weird relationship
anger issues, weird relationship, foster mom: Hey Sasha, thanks for the questions! Okay well for number one you need to have a serious talk with him. It is really easy to let our frustrations out on the people we love because we know they will always come back to us-but it isn t right. You guys need to...

Teen Dating Issues: help, suff, different story
suff, different story, 5 months: well it sounds like he pretty much does trust you now right? i would stop tellinh him about everything these guys say to you. he doesnt need to know it all and it just makes things worse. dont lie to him but dont tell him everything either. if he asks then...

Teen Dating Issues: help me please, look in his eyes, kind of girl
look in his eyes, kind of girl, head over heels: hi kelsey, no one can fault you for being scared because that s simply the way you feel. what you need to do is talk to this guy. be honest about yourself, your feelings and your fears. chances are he s hurt that you act this way and if you don t tell him...

Teen Dating Issues: Jealousy, jealousy, best friends
jealousy, best friends, good luck: Brian, That is really great of you for being mature and realizing that telling her this could potentially hurt her too. Whenever we are jealous we always thinks its about me me me and that our significant other needs to change their ways to make us feel better....

Teen Dating Issues: Jealousy., jealous person, plenty of times
jealous person, plenty of times, end result: Well, you re saying that breaking up is NOT an option. What about a break ? It would give you time to chill out and your relationship to clear up. I think it would really help her realize that you want her to go all or nothing and it would help you realize...

Teen Dating Issues: How to know if you like a guy or not, riding bikes, desperation
riding bikes, desperation, boyfriends: Katie, I m PROUD of you. You have an extremely mature and clear view of what is happening around you. NO. Don t go out with this guy until and unless you are sure. There is no joy in sorta liking the guy you are dating or in being unsure. It sounds...

Teen Dating Issues: A Little Confused, sense of humor, work schedules
sense of humor, work schedules, good date: Fred, you sound like an amazing guy. Several things you said make you a great catch: I was being myself. ive overcome most of my shyness. i have a great sense of humor, am laid back, and dont generally worry about what other people think of me. ...

Teen Dating Issues: Love?, lifetime thing, language difference
lifetime thing, language difference, magical night: Nicki, This is truly once of those situations that has to be decided personally. No one can tell you the correct answer. My advice would be to look inside yourself. Do you really see yourself contacting this guy and having a relationship with him? Would he...

Teen Dating Issues: Love, happiness, best friend
happiness, best friend, dad: Hi. First of all, I know how you re feeling right now. Me and my boyfriend have been together for 8 months now. We had sex in 3 months. I am in highschool though. My opinion, you are still in middle school. When girls at my school have sex in middle school,...

Teen Dating Issues: letting go, magic formula, new girl
magic formula, new girl, hunch: hey D, there s no magic formula for getting over someone. i d say that you should start off by distracting yourself so that you don t constantly spend your time thinking of her. get involved in sports, after school activities or just hang out with your...

Teen Dating Issues: letting go, time heals, hunch
time heals, hunch, summer break: i dont have a simple way to get over someone. all i can say is that time heals and if you can seperate yourself from her then maybe that will help. during your summer break i wouldnt talk to her and see how you feel when school starts up again. you could...

Teen Dating Issues: love confusion!!, marriage work, stable job
marriage work, stable job, changing jobs: hey sarah, from the way you sound, it looks like you re not ready to fall for EITHER one. so please, don t push yourself to choose when you clearly need some time to grow as a person before you make such a big committment. distance between you and...

Teen Dating Issues: would we have made it anyway?, sophmore, good luck
sophmore, good luck, job: hi amanda, sometimes as much as we want something to work it just won t - no matter how hard we try. i think, from what you ve told me, you both done pretty much all you could to make things last and whether you re meant to be together or not, i think...

Teen Dating Issues: My new boyfriend, new boyfriend, vacation plans
new boyfriend, vacation plans, telling the truth: Jada, This is a very interesting situation you find yourself in. You have just started to date this guy and now you re not going to see him for two months. These two months could do one of two things: 1. bring you two together and make your relationship...

Teen Dating Issues: Please Help Me...., lucky couple, happy days
lucky couple, happy days, 5 months: Hi. I really think you should tell your girlfriend. If she loves you she will understand and appreciate you being honest. As for your own morals, it will be okay. You shouldn t have done that but at least you know that you did something wrong. Don t be so...

Teen Dating Issues: Please, help me get her back., descision, few days
descision, few days, girlfriend: Hey Alex, A key thing that you could do is to befriend one of her friends. If you become friends with someone in her crowd, you can open up to that friend about how you want her back, and the friend may be able to talk to your ex to maybe pursuade her into...

Teen Dating Issues: race, nice girl, friendships
nice girl, friendships, spending time: Hey there, I understand where you are coming from. (My parents were both born in China, but I was born in Canada) I speak from experience here, if it doesn t affect her view on friendships, it most likely will not affect her veiw on relationships. However,...

Teen Dating Issues: race, nice girl, good friends
nice girl, good friends, friendships: It could, or maybe it could cause her to have an issue with family members. It s an odd thing race. We are told not to look at color, but when dating, color or race does sometimes matter. It s not right to call someone a racist based on this, but it s how...

Teen Dating Issues: relation-ship problems, relation ship, joanne
relation ship, joanne, cousin: Hey Jose, The best thing you can do is confront her about it. Perhaps she doesn t know she is doing it. So, bring it up in a conversation one day, don t accuse her of anything, but just say something like: Hey, I feel like you re ignoring me at school...do...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I still ask her out?, cell phone number, freshman english
cell phone number, freshman english, shy person: I m going to answer that the best I can because I have no idea what Potbelly s is. Something casual for a first date is usually a big idea because you don t want to be too ambitious. You should probably go somewhere to eat, but make it a little nicer than...

Teen Dating Issues: teen dating
Hey Matt. You just need to get to know her! If you are already friends ask her to go to a movie or something. If you aren t friends yet then approach her and ask her about school or friends-anything you can talk comfortably about. Just be confident and relax...

Teen Dating Issues: how do i tell, simple attraction, deep feelings
simple attraction, deep feelings, faults: hey anthony, it definitely sounds like you have feelings for her but again that s not something that i can answer completely for you. that s all on you, my friend. how long have you felt this way? i think that if you ve found the strength to come clean...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I tell my parents about my older boyfriend?, relationships, parents
relationships, parents: Hey Cat, In my eye the things that you have to keep secrets are things that you probably shouldn t be doing, or at least sneaking around. I m not sure if you normally tell your parents about your relationships, but I normally do and this may be a time when...

Teen Dating Issues: what should i do? do you think he likes me?, guy likes a girl, walking home
guy likes a girl, walking home, stares: hi massie, from what you ve told me, this guy is definitely flattered that you like him but the fact that he hasn t made a move or taken advantage of the fact that you like him makes it seem like he s not really as interested as he appears or he s got other...

Teen Dating Issues: i think i love him, telling me the truth, thought process
telling me the truth, thought process, couple weeks: I m glad it is helping! Like I said, it really is all mental. You are telling yourself you have trust issues. STOP telling yourself that. Think I used to have trust issues til I met this great guy and he changed my mind. We can only be who we think we can...

Teen Dating Issues: Unlucky., tricky situation, guts
tricky situation, guts, girlfriend: Hey Lauren, I m sorry to get back to you so late.. I have been having troubles with my computer. Well, this is a tricky situation! I m going to tell you to just hold in there sweetie. You guys obviously have chemistry and history AND you have feelings for...

Teen Dating Issues: Urgent Issue (need help for tomorrow), baseball game, brother and sister
baseball game, brother and sister, bf: i think you should talk to your bf about this. this might have come to late but hopefully you didnt find yourself in this situation. you know you dont have to kiss the person your with when they put the camera on you. what if they put the camera on a brother...

Teen Dating Issues: Wait to See What Happens or Let It End But Still Be Friends?, e mail address, long distance relationships
e mail address, long distance relationships, long distance relationship: hi kay, i ll be honest with you. long distance relationships can end up happily but they take a LOT of work. it takes double the amount of trust, patience and effort than any other relationship. but if you really love someone and they love you back,...

Teen Dating Issues: warm vagina feeling when im with my boyfreind, sexual manner, boyfreind
sexual manner, boyfreind, vaginal opening: Hi Kayla. The feeling that you are having may be caused by you starting to get wet or they also call it horny . It could also be cum or discharge seeping from your vagina. The vagina works in many strange ways. When you start to get aroused in a physical...

Teen Dating Issues: just wondering, deb, good luck
deb, good luck, peace: Dear Anthony, I don t know exactly what is floating around in your head, but if you mean you would like to go out with her, then go ahead and ask her. Just tell yourself this: What is the worst that could happen if you ask her out? So she says No....

Teen Dating Issues: Again, alexia, jealousy
alexia, jealousy, reminders: Hi, Alexia. Are you jealous that SHE has a boyfriend? Do you miss being the center of her attention? OR are you jealous that she is happy and attached? This is a tough question, but until you spend some time answering it, I m not sure I can advise you...

Teen Dating Issues: what now?, class mates, great friends
class mates, great friends, prom: Hey there, Well, you need to fish around to see if he is interested in you, too. From the sounds of it, he is. Something that you could do is tell him that you heard from someone that they thought you and him were dating. Say one of your class mates or something....

Teen Dating Issues: Afraid of Relationships!, mental health report, psychology area
mental health report, psychology area, boyfriend and girlfriend: Hi, I don t know if anything is wrong with you just based on the above. I can ping you with some questions if you would like, but I recommend asking your doctor for a mental health report. This is important for all 16 year olds. Of course I can t label you...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend is trying to pressure me!, follow ups, virginity
follow ups, virginity, ups: If this person loves you and cares about you they would respect your wish not to have sex at this time. They don t care about you. I am sorry, but the truth has to be said. Find someone better than this jerk. Talk to your doctor as always about sex risks....

Teen Dating Issues: Confusing end to a good night., age is just a number, outgoing person
age is just a number, outgoing person, guy friend: Hey Ally, well it seems to me that this boy does like you but is confused b/c you are that much younger than him. I don t think that it s the AGE necessarily that s getting to him, but maybe that you re 16 and haven t been through what he has been through....

Teen Dating Issues: Is he cheating?, closest friend, girl 2
closest friend, girl 2, holding hands: if you really think he is cheating (dont rely on just friends to tell you) then you should break up with him. i understand you love him and all but you should not tolerate cheating. to find out if he is just with you for sex you could stop having sex with...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know what to do, grade 8, classmates
grade 8, classmates, good luck: i think you should give up on trying to date him but if you feel you can, continue to be friends with him. it sounds like he is just not interested in dating and thats fine. go out and find someone else to date. let this guy know you understand he doesnt want...

Teen Dating Issues: Falling for my best friend, personal things, messes
personal things, messes, bes: Hey Daniel. It is really sweet how much I can tell you care about her. I have been in your situation and I KNOW it is really confusing. You never know what to do or say, and most importantly you don t want to lose your friend. However, I can honestly say that...

Teen Dating Issues: First Kiss, kiss question, question pool
kiss question, question pool, first kiss: Hi, I don t know if I endorse your relationship, but that s another story. Maybe the way to get one kiss is to bring music into the picture. Do you sing any songs? Does he sing or play any songs? I know music can open people up to a kiss. Please ask follow...

Teen Dating Issues: Friendship problem! (I'm 15), cuzin, stupid stuff
cuzin, stupid stuff, good person: i think you should try and talk with her in person to find out whats really going on with her. you need to let her know how you feel and lay it all on the line. i dont know why you fight all the time but maybe she is not the right one for you. either way i...

Teen Dating Issues: how to forget, personal reason, arguement
personal reason, arguement, happend: Hi, How often do you play video games on the computer? Too much is unhealthy. I don t want you to totally forget her, I want to relieve those feelings so you can move on and be happy again. The question is how can I do this online? It s tricky. It really...

Teen Dating Issues: My GF, thoughts in your mind, how to have sex with a girl
thoughts in your mind, how to have sex with a girl, safe sex: There s really no textbook way of answering this or for you to know how to do it. Sex is just something that you figure out while doing. Like the first time you kiss someone, the thoughts in your mind of how to move your mouth were probably endless, but once...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Issue., wierd, craig
wierd, craig, neighborhood: i think you should start talking to her. you dont have to ask her out right away. just get to know her and let her see what kind of person you are now. start with just a hello and gradually go from there. hopefully she will slowly begin to see how you have...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Trouble., maintnence, popular girls
maintnence, popular girls, girl trouble: Hey there, Well, facebook would be a nice start. Just message her and say: Hey! What s up?! or something like that. Just start befriending her and get to know her, be flirty, be yourself! (yes...cliche, i know, but it s true). You two have the time to get...

Teen Dating Issues: my girlfriend ive been dating for 5 months, roller coasters, six flags
roller coasters, six flags, romantic date: Take her on a fun date to six flags and conqur your fear! It would mean alot to her if you did that. Then maybe take her on a sweet romantic date or just take her out somewhere alone and lay down a blanket and look at the stars. Trust me, girls love that...

Teen Dating Issues: Help, gonna break, mite
gonna break, mite, close friends: Bryan - You should confront her because it s not fair that she would continue to string you along like this if she s not into you anymore. Ask her if her feelings are still the same and if not, you might want to end it before your heart gets even more broken....

Teen Dating Issues: help, meat shop, changing jobs
meat shop, changing jobs, jerk: well i guess either he is really busy or he is just a jerk. i would try and get an answer from him. either he wants to go out with you or he doesnt. if he does then he needs to make time for that. see if you can catch him on the phone or better, in person,...

Teen Dating Issues: Love, Hate,, easy target, ill turn
easy target, ill turn, friends with benefits: Problem! This boy sounds like he is DEFINITELY using you for benefits. Especially if he s admitted it to you. That s terrible of him to do, but what is even more terrible is that you let him walk all over you and it seems like a lack of self-respect. If...

Teen Dating Issues: long distance love letters, love letters, funny things
love letters, funny things, clue: Hey Eric, Well, it s quite easy. Though it may seem weird at first, it should come more naturally afterwards. What you have to do is imagine that you are talking to her in person. Ask her how she is, and tell her about your day and funny things that may have...

Teen Dating Issues: Are these mixed signals?, mixed signals, weirdness
mixed signals, weirdness, carla: Hey Carla, Hmm, in these situations, he probably is confused. Have you ever considered making the move yourself? It seems like he s sending you all the signals, but you have to return them too. That could be the cause to his weirdness. Perhaps he is waiting...

Teen Dating Issues: Nick - Many Q's, puppy love, annoying question
puppy love, annoying question, girls friends: Hey Nick. I really appreciate the questions. Okay well let me get down to business.. 1. You should talk to her Dad. Let him know that you are being a gentleman and just want to see his daughter. It will really shock him that you are being so polite and...

Teen Dating Issues: Overreaction, or not?, overreaction, text message
overreaction, text message, twenty minutes: Samantha, Sometimes time apart actually pushes people in a relationship from each other. I have had this happen many times and you truly need to be reminded of what you had together. You re going to need to find a way to get him to realize that what you...

Teen Dating Issues: Pls help ASAP., must be a reason, sry
must be a reason, sry, nutshell: I don t know why you re thinking of being so nice to her on her birthday when she s acting so childish? Ask her like you just wrote it out, why have you been distant? . There must be a reason behind this all that she s not being honest with you about....

Teen Dating Issues: Many Q's sorry, puppy love, annoying question
puppy love, annoying question, girls friends: 1. Her dad needs to get to know you more. Maybe she can invite you to her house just to hang out or something. Talk to him. 2. He s being an a__ because it s his little girl. Trust me, it s normal. 3. You can tell when you get butterflies. But in my...

Teen Dating Issues: realtionship problems, perfect boyfriend, trever
perfect boyfriend, trever, realtionship problems: Destiny - If you don t love the guy, then you don t love him and you shouldn t feel guilty. What s he doing dating someone 3 years younger than him anyways? That s bordering illegal. If you re not into him, you might want to end it before the poor boy...

Teen Dating Issues: my relationship is in danger?, class mate, boy friend
class mate, boy friend, jerk: Shravya - Your boyfriend shouldn t be treating your best friend this way and this may be a good indication of what s to come. I would end this relationship before it gets worse. You re only 13, you have your entire life to find the one and I doubt it...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I show I'm interested in a girl?, o clock, blahblahblah
o clock, blahblahblah, lol thanks: Maybe you should just come out and tell her. Liking someone isn t supposed to be funny so if you make a joke of it, she may not think that you re serious. Tell her on a break or when you get off. Get her number and say Meet me ___ at ___o clock . Then...

Teen Dating Issues: Things are horrible and i dont want it to end with her, dream girl, bestfriend
dream girl, bestfriend, sorta: your doing the exact thing she doesnt want right now. you need to step back and give her some space. there is nothing you can do to win her back but pull back and stop contacting her. maybe she is not the right girl for you? i wouldnt put so much effort in...

Teen Dating Issues: tough decision..., current boyfriend, exact same thing
current boyfriend, exact same thing, pros and cons: Claire, I understand exactly what you re going through because I just went through that exact same thing. What I did is made a pros and cons sheet of both the boys. I had been with my boyfriend for 8 months and the other boy had been my best friend. But,...

Teen Dating Issues: how do I ask him out if he's short, and I'm ugly?, Looks, height
Looks, height, how to ask him: Hiya Jen My friend s boyfriend is shorter than her and they never struggle with this and have been together for over a year now. Actually this guy might be self conscious about his height and worried he won t be able to get a girlfriend because of it. In...

Teen Dating Issues: asking a girl out.that you don't know, good first impression, cute girl
good first impression, cute girl, pretty girl: Jared, you don t ask a girl out if you don t know her first. If you ve never seen her in your life, then asking her out would be based on appearances only, and no matter how much time a girl spends trying to look pretty, no girl wants to be judged solely...

Teen Dating Issues: my bf, friend thanks, turnin
friend thanks, turnin: Hi Manda. I m not quite sure how to answer this question with the information you have given me. If you could give me a couple more details I will answer your question as soon as possible. You say you have learned you can still date. Do you mean legally?...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend and his friend, basic foundation, guy friend
basic foundation, guy friend, facebook: Even odder that your boyfriend puts up with this childish behavior at his age. I assumed by the nature of the situation that both were much younger. Put your foot down. Warn him you will let the two of them talk without you but you will not tolerate the...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend issues, new boyfriend, boyfriends
new boyfriend, boyfriends, first date: Marie, you went about this all wrong! When you have unfinished feelings for someone else, then you have to let yourself heal. It s very easy to get into another relationship with someone. Boys aren t hard to find somewhere, it s just hard to find someone...

Teen Dating Issues: Cheating, telling the truth, spending time
telling the truth, spending time, good luck: first i have a question for you, why are you friends with people that have been known to lie? you dont want these kind of people around you. you need to decide for yourself if your guy is cheating or not. i wouldnt rely on friends who are known to lie. if...

Teen Dating Issues: Cheating, losing my virginity, band rehearsals
losing my virginity, band rehearsals, one of my best friends: how would you feel if your bf made out with another girl and she gave him a hand job? probbaly not very good. look, this guy is not fathful and i would not consider dating him until you know he can be faithful. whos to say he wont do the same thing to you?...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused!, guy friend, sex talk
guy friend, sex talk, conversations: Nicole, Guys, who start as your friends, probably start to like you because you are such a great person (that is just a guess). It isn t a bad thing that you tell them no , it is completely fine. Yes, it does suck for them, but they put themselves out...

Teen Dating Issues: Controlling/Abusive Relationship?, burnt toast, abusive relationship
burnt toast, abusive relationship, ronald mcdonald: Vanessa, I am so sorry you feel worthless. You aren t. You ve experienced something most women will experience at some point in their lives. You are young, and despite what this boy may have told you, you sound amazingly bright and mature. You can use...

Teen Dating Issues: I cant stop thinking about this girl, grad trips, freshman girl
grad trips, freshman girl, grad parties: Hi again, Sorry about the delay. Let me give you the example in this way: A friend, named Bob get a promotion at work. The promotion however requires that he works at a different time than you, and you would see him a lot less? Would you be happy or sad...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it just a crush or is it love? Does she even like me like that?, back of my mind, type of girl
back of my mind, type of girl, beautiful girl: all i can say is, you wont know until you try . i would get the courage up and find a time when you can be alone with her. ask her point blank if she would ever date you. dont beat around the bush and be confident when you ask her. think about how you will...

Teen Dating Issues: Difficult situation, not getting easier, different feeling, counselor
different feeling, counselor, ashley: Jeremy - Have you considered going to see a counselor or a therapist to get your feelings off your chest? I know it feels like the end of the world but you will eventually learn to move on and learn to love again. You just need to focus on moving on right...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, awkward silence, i don t know
awkward silence, i don t know, good luck: Hey there, It s a common issue most guys your age have. The best thing I can tell you to do is when you are first starting to talk to the girl you like, treat her like you would any other friend of yours. Talk to her like a friend, and get to know her as...

Teen Dating Issues: dating a minor., statutory rape laws, statutory rape law
statutory rape laws, statutory rape law, age gap: It s different from state to state, and it may even be different within parts of a state. You will want to check Arizona s specific laws. I would suggest Googling Arizona statutory rape law. If you don t find it there or can t decipher it, call your local...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know what to do?!?!, guy likes a girl, line ups
guy likes a girl, line ups, meens: To be honest, it doesn t really seem that he likes you enough. By enough, I mean enough to be with you. When a guy likes a girl, he makes it evident. Evident to the point where he won t need to hesitate when being asked a question on whether or not he likes...

Teen Dating Issues: I just don't know if he likes me....., leaving today, great girl
leaving today, great girl, bad girl: Hey! I m glad you re gonna talk to him. If you re more comfortable doing it on msn, that s just as fine. It wouldn t be weird at all. After all, you have the right to know! :) Of course, just don t just jump into it head first, start the conversation off...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't understand my ex girlfriend, touchy feely, first girlfriend
touchy feely, first girlfriend, private person: Chris, I m glad you clarified those things for me. It had actually been bugging me enough that I had been thinking about it over the past couple of days. I would suggest that you discover who you REALLY are. Think about boys in different cultures who must...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't understand my ex girlfriend, touchy feely, first girlfriend
touchy feely, first girlfriend, private person: You re very confused, Christopher. You need time to really just be on your own and figure out what YOU want before you can get into a new relationship or decide you d like to stick it out with the one you re in. I find it very important for people to be...

Teen Dating Issues: ex boyfriend, second chances, 10 months
second chances, 10 months, second time: Of course you still have feelings for him, you two dated for a very long time. Close to a year. But understand that your dad is only telling you this through experience. And I ll tell you, through my experience with seeing my ex-boyfriend again after breaking...

Teen Dating Issues: First Kiss, kiss question, question pool
kiss question, question pool, first kiss: Hi, I don t know if I endorse your relationship, but that s another story. Maybe the way to get one kiss is to bring music into the picture. Do you sing any songs? Does he sing or play any songs? I know music can open people up to a kiss. Please ask follow...

Teen Dating Issues: Too Many Followups, question pool, conversation question
question pool, conversation question, valid question: Hi, I don t recommend rushing into kissing. This will take time. Also I don t want to change the way you act with him. So because you talk to him different than I would talk to someone, it may not be the best idea to use my idea fully, but to take parts of...

Teen Dating Issues: i finally have a beautiful girl in my life but.., self esteem issues, expensive clothes
self esteem issues, expensive clothes, single rose: Hi Alex, I m not here to judge you for being sexually active. But most teen girls do have these self-image issues. There probably isn t an easy answer for how you can convince her otherwise. The media, her friends, etc., are all going to be putting pressure...

Teen Dating Issues: Am I a freak?, good relationship, immaturity
good relationship, immaturity, old girl: Having a boyfriend is great because you get to experience the whole relationship thing. But don t be too overwhelmed. The idea of a relationship is much more pleasing than actually the relationship itself. You re getting to know someone you HARDLY even know....

Teen Dating Issues: Just friends?, close friends, good friends
close friends, good friends, just friends: Keeping yourself occupied from your thoughts. The one thing that most people will tell you while trying to get over someone is that they don t have enough to do during their daily activities in their lives that they end up reminiscing about old memories...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Trouble., story sort, girl trouble
story sort, girl trouble, interesting story: Well if you re willing to risk losing her as a friend, then you ll have to tell her the story that she s expecting. If you re not willing to risk that, then you ll just have to tell her the story wasn t that funny or whatever you want to come up with to save...

Teen Dating Issues: getting a guy to like me, gf
gf: How do you know when they re going to break up? That could be tomorrow or 5 years from now. I say, don t wait around for someone that isn t in your present. If you two are meant to be, then you two will definitely meet each other some way along the lines....

Teen Dating Issues: what do i do about these two guys flirting with my girlfriend?, first girlfriend, eggshells
first girlfriend, eggshells, 4 months: You re stepping on eggshells which is quite common in the beginning of a relationship. However, there are always exceptions to these types of rules. These guys are disrespecting you. Although they know that you re dating her, they don t really care about...

Teen Dating Issues: Help! Trust Issues!, trust issues, single guy
trust issues, single guy, soccer team: do you have friends and hang out with people when your not around your bf? if not then i would strongly recommend you go out and do things without your bf. you need to justhave fun right now and dont worry when he is doing. trust needs to be your number priority...

Teen Dating Issues: Help! Trust Issues!, trust issues, single guy
trust issues, single guy, soccer team: Hi Jessica, It is understandable why you feel hurt and are now finding it hard to trust your new boyfriend, but you have to remember that he is not the one who cheated on you. Whenever you have the negative thoughts, you have to replace them with positive...

Teen Dating Issues: Help! Trust Issues!, trust issues, single guy
trust issues, single guy, soccer team: Firstly, I want you to know that you haven t ruined all of these relationships. Not to the least. In these relationships you were partnered up with people, evidently very wrong people. These guys brought out the worst in you as it seems. Everyones been in...

Teen Dating Issues: hey its me again, mental health field, girl problem
mental health field, girl problem, art therapy: Hi, So he does art to keep his mind off of stuff? I do art to keep my mind off of stuff too. Of course I don t do art with art therapy for my self, but that s another story. Art therapy can take time and it s hard work. I know you can upload pictures to the...

Teen Dating Issues: A huge mess, intimate secrets, best girl
intimate secrets, best girl, girl friends: It sounds like we are both thinking along the same lines. Overall, it sounds best that it didn t work out. She s not thinking/speaking like someone who values monogamy or even really understands her own values. Planning one s affairs before even getting...

Teen Dating Issues: Is it illegal?, sexual deviance, life mate
sexual deviance, life mate, share friends: Jenn, you ll have to consult with your local authorities about legality. I can t answer legal questions, and they are different depending on where you live. So I don t know if it s legal, but it s weird. Why would a guy want to date a girl almost half...

Teen Dating Issues: is he interested?, smiley faces, prank call
smiley faces, prank call, flirty: he sounds like an idiot and i would not talk to him anymore. he probably just wants to make himself feel better if he really thinks hi gf is cheating on him. dont let a guy use you like that. dont text or call him and if he texts you, dont respond. sandi...

Teen Dating Issues: is he interested?, smiley faces, prank call
smiley faces, prank call, flirty: Hey Hannah, this guy is a real player. He knows what he s doing. He s feeding you a lot of pooh for you to give him the attention that he s obviously lacking. Regardless how badly his relationship is going right now, he shouldn t be telling you this, but...

Teen Dating Issues: junior freshman relationship, junior freshman, personal boundaries
junior freshman, personal boundaries, term girlfriend: If he s already crossing your personal boundaries, whether it be a little bit or a lot, this means that he s not respecting your wishes on this topic of discussion. He should be respecting you. And if he really liked you, then he wouldn t exactly be pushing...

Teen Dating Issues: Lack of mood., having sex, shelly
having sex, shelly, motivation: Hi Shelly, Is the mood only ruined by Joe s brother? Or are there other times when you just don t feel in the mood? There are many times when we are just not in the mood and Joe needs to understand this. However, if those times are paired with all the...

Teen Dating Issues: Love my Ex, l word, sandi
l word, sandi, good friends: if she doesnt want anything more then friends then you really cant do much about it. have you told her how you feel about her? i wouldnt tell her you love her but you could let her know you really like her and are sorry for breaking up with her. sandi...

Teen Dating Issues: What should I do or is it too late ?, roller coasters, relationship work
roller coasters, relationship work, friend harry: I don t think that Harry is serious when he says he loves you. And I think that you re a smart girl and see this for yourself. Especially since you just brought it out in the open that it wouldn t be that easy for him to move onto another relationship like...

Teen Dating Issues: I love my ex girlfriend, confusing person, allexperts
confusing person, allexperts, e mail: hi kyel, the advice you got earlier is something i agree with. loving someone means doing what s best for them and putting their happiness and wellbeing above your own. you didn t mention why you broke up or with who but i m guessing it s because of things...

Teen Dating Issues: (In love?) with a shy boy..., Asking out
Asking out: Hi Lizzie Firstly I m sorry I ve taken so long to reply I ve been really busy over the past couple of days. As your question is quite long I m going to try and answer it in chunks as you have delivered it. I hope this suits you OK. You say that this...

Teen Dating Issues: Making friends and asking a girl out, physics project, skilled person
physics project, skilled person, academic level: i would not try and change who you are to get the attention of anyone. i would say that it sounds like maybe you should try and do some things that are not comfortable for you. out yourself out there more and try to get used to talking with people more. ask...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm really confused about what to feel., porn, bi sexual
porn, bi sexual, dumping: Hi there Hana, It has been difficult to answer this question without knowing your age. You say that you are too young to be thinking about porn etc and so I have assumed that you are under the age of 16 but people have different ideas about when they are...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm stuck inbetween two people., real girlfriend, shy type
real girlfriend, shy type, guy friends: You know the answer, you just told me it. Danny is someone that you have strong feelings towards because he s attractive and is now feeding you with things that you re more than willing to accept. The problem with Danny is just how you said it, he wants...

Teen Dating Issues: What does it meen?!, answering the question, mutual friend
answering the question, mutual friend, good friends: Hi Lisa, It s possible that this guys feels very similar to how you feel. He may like you, but may not want to say so outright because he s afraid of being embarrassed and ruining the friendship! So that might be why he said ya...kinda. This way he sorts...

Teen Dating Issues: Only friends?, friend zone, question thanks
friend zone, question thanks, close friends: You re more than welcome. That s what I m here for. If it helps, my boyfriend was actually in the friend zone before we started dating. :) He didn t give up and he showed me that he wasn t like other guys. That s what attracted me to him and made me want to...

Teen Dating Issues: Prom advise???, ashley, heart
ashley, heart: Nallah - That s a decision you need to make for yourself. I would say go with your boyfriend because he probably wouldn t be too keen on the idea of you taking another boy to Prom. Go with your heart. I think this other guy will understand. Ashle...

Teen Dating Issues: Why Does He Do This .?! pt.2, stable relationship, saying things
stable relationship, saying things, old news: This is all a cover up for the way he feels about you! He s so scared to emotionally invest himself (when he already is) that he needs to cover it up by insulting you and making you feel bad about yourself, because what you re doing to him is making him feel...

Teen Dating Issues: rather be with friends, girlfriend, love
girlfriend, love: Love doesn t really need to enter this whole equation, but maybe that she doesn t feel comfortable being alone with you. Talk to her about and bring up how you ve noticed that she d rather be with her friends and how she s always inviting someone else when...

Teen Dating Issues: relationships., new boyfriend, time don
new boyfriend, time don, ashley: Jay - You re probably just young and trying to find out what you like. I wouldn t think anything serious of it. Just have fun with it but at the same time don t be so casual that you re just sleeping around with anyone. Let everyone know up front that you...

Teen Dating Issues: Sex, hiya jason, mixed signals
hiya jason, mixed signals, sexual tension: Hiya Jason, I have had some difficulties in answering your question because it is not very well worded. But like you say this is a sensitive subject and I can understand why you would find it difficult to word. Not to worry I will do my best to advise you....

Teen Dating Issues: Signs He Could Like Me .?, evident signs, talkative person
evident signs, talkative person, mexicans: Seems like this boy has a crush on you! Some evident signs that a guy may like you is that he ll pay close attention to you and what you re doing and definitely joke around with you. It s clear that this guy enjoys having a bit of a laugh with you so...

Teen Dating Issues: self-estem, self estem, first girlfriend
self estem, first girlfriend, girls with low self esteem: Girls with low self esteem may pick up on some mean guys. However I think it s good to be kind to women. Most women do not like mean guys and when they do they get in trouble. Please ask follow ups I m not sure are you asking how come women sometimes like...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen dating, waiting in line, few days
waiting in line, few days, freshman: Hello, To be perfectly honest, she liked you, but after the first year, she might have took it as you just wanting to be friends so she moved on. :( Now, there could be a possibility that she still kind of likes you, but her last relationship may have hurt...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen dating, question thanks, first move
question thanks, first move, second opinion: It s hard to balance that. It may push her more into the friend zone. Or it might push her to see you in that way again, since she ll see how other girls are into you, and she might start wondering why you two couldn t be a good couple. There are no hard and...

Teen Dating Issues: Touching my boyfriend, boys, touching
boys, touching, arousment: Hiya Amanda Before I answer your question I would just like to advise you to think carefully about whether you are positive that you are ready for this and your boyfriend is not pressurising you into it. If you are then hey congratulations on moving...

Teen Dating Issues: I can't say no, great friends, coward
great friends, coward, friendships: It s not about saying the word no, you feel awkward with confrontation. You have to learn how to explain why this can t happen. I don t think your friendship was ruined necessarily because your friend had asked you out, I think it was ruined because you made...

Teen Dating Issues: I can't stop thinking about this girl, texting
texting: Yours is a common story - common in that it involves the LEAST personal and LEAST romantic form of human contact: texting. Texting is a modern marvel. It allows two people to plop quick, easy messages down in front of a friend without the inconvenience of...

Teen Dating Issues: I can' t stop thinking about this girl, grad trips, freshman girl
grad trips, freshman girl, grad parties: It seems to me that you ve really fallen for this girl! Have you shown or done anything to tell her or to show her how much you care for her? If not, this could be the result of things. Girls get confused just as much as guys. Some girls, most girls, think...

Teen Dating Issues: She's all I can think about (problems with love, proximity), grad trips, freshman girl
grad trips, freshman girl, grad parties: look, i understand you really like this girl but you have to chill out and realize this is how it has to be for now. its not the end of the world that she is far away right now. keep in touch with her if you want but you have to come back to reality. the reality...

Teen Dating Issues: timing and suitiblity help!, confidence issues, relationship experience
confidence issues, relationship experience, self esteem issues: Well you should find something that you d both like to do together. Sometimes it s not where you go, but who you re with. If you both like the outdoors, then maybe go for a hike in the woods or a park. Dinner and a movie is always a good fallback plan, as...

Teen Dating Issues: trust issues?, trust issues, wasting your time
trust issues, wasting your time, intuition: I completely see why you would feel that he can t be trusted. After you two broke up, he went for another girl so quickly which is probably why you two are back together, because they didn t work out. My thoughts on this situation is that you can t be with...

Teen Dating Issues: Whats His Problem .??, old feelings, 3way
old feelings, 3way, private time: He s obviously very confused and clearly doesn t know what he wants. He probably thinks that his buddies will judge him if you two get back together. Maybe his friends see how sweet he is with you and they tease him about it and he probably tries to act tough...

Teen Dating Issues: well.. does he still like me, long distance relationship, phiippines
long distance relationship, phiippines, sweet tone: Miley, sometimes listening to your friends is good, especially when you are getting all the signals and they are in a better position than you to report back. In this case, however, you are getting VERY clear signals. He says one thing, does another, and...

Teen Dating Issues: well.. does he still like me, long distance relationship, phiippines
long distance relationship, phiippines, sweet tone: It just seems like he s confused with what he wants. First he doesn t want a relationship with you b/c of the long distance, which is understandable, and then the next minute he s arguing with you to say your I love you s before you hang up the phone. Unfortunately,...

Teen Dating Issues: whats wrong with me??, concieted, serious relationship
concieted, serious relationship, sexual attraction: Maddie, there are many, MANY girls who haven t had a serious boyfriend by your age. Like you, I did a lot of modeling and pageants in high school, and it wasn t until I was 18 that I dated a boy for longer than a couple of months. For one, I think boys get...

Teen Dating Issues: whats wrong, concieted, serious relationship
concieted, serious relationship, hi thanks: Your relationships probably don t last b/c there s nothing in them that substantially clings onto the both of you making it into something more serious. Relationships are hard work, which means that two parties have to really commit to each other 100%....

Teen Dating Issues: Why Does He Do This .?!, saying things, oooh
saying things, oooh, affection: Guys like him are afraid to show affection to a girl because they re scared that it may show that he s sensitive and that he actually has a heart. Basically, he doesn t want to seem like a woos. So instead, he acts like that to show you that yes, I do like...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I or Not?, sophomore year, freshman year
sophomore year, freshman year, mind games: Since it s been over a year now, I d say just do it! The worse that could happen is that he says no, so you have to accept that there may be rejection. Aside from that, you ve given him a long time to approach you. Since he hasn t and you seem to be picking...

Teen Dating Issues: getting him back, cute things, amount of time
cute things, amount of time, manipulation: By hanging out with him, you re giving him the memory of when you two were together. It s sort of manipulation in a sense, but I mean play hard to get, flirt, do the cute things you guys did together while being in the relationship. By doing all of this,...

Teen Dating Issues: To be or not to be?, physical gestures, friendly relationship
physical gestures, friendly relationship, insecurities: You ve already admitted to liking him so what exactly could be ruined? If you really think about it, you two were never really friends, because a friendly relationship is something that you ll know will never develop as anything more than that. I have two...

Teen Dating Issues: does she like me?, true interest, bad move
true interest, bad move, awkwardness: Hi Jack, My first thought is yes she is so into you! However, you cannot take my thoughts as truth as obviously I do not know this girl. First sign she likes you is the staring into your eyes, this shows true interest in you and a determination to get...

Teen Dating Issues: Why Does He Do This .?!, saying things, oooh
saying things, oooh, mistake: Hello Asia, He s making you jealous that way because he wants you to hurry up and say yes! :) He figures that if you think he will want someone else, you will snatch him up before he s able TO find someone else. It s a little mean, but it s just what...

Teen Dating Issues: 18 boy and a younger girlfriend, statutory rape laws, rule of thumb
statutory rape laws, rule of thumb, jailbait: Check with Oregon s state laws and with your city and county laws. For the most part, state laws are the bottom line, but some cities/counties have sub-provisions that can strengthen or weaken whatever the state dictates. In general, the rule of thumb...

Teen Dating Issues: 1st year anniversary, marriage proposal, teenage couple
marriage proposal, teenage couple, special something: Oh geez, I am sorry, but you are rushing into marriage. Proposal at that time, geez I ve seen mistakes like this a million times. Slow down. Are you religious? Do you have a pastor or a rabbi you can talk to about this? Please do so ASAP. If not talk to your...

Teen Dating Issues: 8 months, going too fast?, jealous girl, awnser
jealous girl, awnser, promise ring: Hi, I understand what you are saying, however both of you have different goals and you need to work on this. Are you wasting his time? Is he wasting yours? That s questions you need to ask. A relationship psychologist should be called in. I question why he...

Teen Dating Issues: 8 months, going too fast?, jealous girl, awnser
jealous girl, awnser, promise ring: Weigh out the pro s and con s. Before you say something, write it out before hand and make sure it s something that really needs to be said. I ve learned in my past relationship that writing what I thought before hand made me see the situation a lot clearer....

Teen Dating Issues: Affection at 14, honeymoon stage, showing affection
honeymoon stage, showing affection, 5 months: This is very common. You have left the honeymoon stage and now you are comfortable with each other. This always happens, so don t feel badly about it. You still care for him, and that s what matters. It may help if you only see each other two or three times...

Teen Dating Issues: Arguing "over the future"/University, long distance relationships, hs seniors
long distance relationships, hs seniors, post secondary education: Hi Nat, University is definitely a big step a couple who starts dating in high school can take. I m not going to lie to you; long distance relationships are hard to maintain. Here are a few things you should understand though. 1) High school is to help...

Teen Dating Issues: annoying friend, season finale of heroes, school cafeteria
season finale of heroes, school cafeteria, beating around the bush: Hey Jerry! First of all, I completely sympathize with what you are dealing with. I recently graduated from college, and I had to deal with my fair share of clingy/needy and annoying sort of friends. This girl likes attention, but she s socially awkward....

Teen Dating Issues: How and when do I ask this girl out?, friendly relationship, text message
friendly relationship, text message, best time: It sounds like she might be interested in you, or at the very least she values your friendship enough to want to continue getting to know you. I think you should wait a week, and if she hasn t contacted you by then, casually call (NOT text) her and say it...

Teen Dating Issues: Beyond Love Triangle, Love Pentagon, friend jenny, gut instinct
friend jenny, gut instinct, strict parents: Hello Hannah, Ah, a love triangle indeed!! Well, in my opinion, if you really like Tom, you should admit your feelings to him, otherwise throughout the whole friendship, you re gonna wonder what if? As for your friend, I doubt she s feeling anything...

Teen Dating Issues: A Boy.., boyfriend girlfriend, friend cause
boyfriend girlfriend, friend cause, good relationship: Hi, To hold a good relationship with this guy you need to be able to get on with his friends and family so it is good you feel you can talk to your guy s friend and that you get on with him well. However, remember to pay more attention to your guy than...

Teen Dating Issues: Which Boy Do I Choose?, train rides, play guitar
train rides, play guitar, pros and cons: Hello Rebecca, It all depends on what your heart tells you to do. You could meet the online boy first and THEN make your decision. Personally online dating isn t all what it s cracked up to be anyway. People lie through their teeth all the time. Balance...

Teen Dating Issues: Boy issue, afew days, issue question
afew days, issue question, question the question: It s always hard to forget about someone, it takes strong will power and a great deal of determination. If I originally advised you to leave this guy and forget all about this relationship, then I stand by that answer. Throw everything that reminds you of...

Teen Dating Issues: Boy Trouble, boy trouble, text messages
boy trouble, text messages, hes: Hello Amber, If you still want to talk to him or be friends, you need to get him alone so the two of you can talk and sort this whole problem out. Him ignoring you, and the fighting isn t helping one another and it s doing nothing but pushing the two of...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend, fish in the sea, hiya
fish in the sea, hiya, 5 months: Hiya, If this boy really likes this other girl and thought that the relationship he had with you was not working out or making him happy then I m afriad you have to let him go. If you really like him then you will let him do what makes him happiest. However,...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriends arrogance, getting a job, arrogance
getting a job, arrogance, computer repair: Well it s great that you can identify whether or not you re clingy. From what you ve told me you don t seem clingy what-so-ever. Your boyfriend, however, is being very unfair. In terms of your apartment, you should stand up for yourself for the way you...

Teen Dating Issues: going backwards, mature relationship, names jessica
mature relationship, names jessica, daniel age: Jessica, boys are not oxygen. You don t have to go from one to the other to survive. If a scuba diver knew a tank was empty, he wouldn t waste his time on it. He d wait to dive until he had a tank that gave him what he needed. The way you explain...

Teen Dating Issues: best friend is dating my ex!, frenemy, puppy love
frenemy, puppy love, friend jane: Jane is more of a frenemy than a friend. (Friend who is also an enemy.) I would branch out and make as many new friends as I could so I would have more people to hang out with than just back stabbing Jane. She s no better than Bob. Good luck, ...

Teen Dating Issues: When is the best time to have oral sex when you are dating?, physical relationship, breakups
physical relationship, breakups, heartaches: I find it very hard to believe that his confession is sincere. Especially in light of the fact that you have only actually been out together ONCE. I understand that you talk on the phone a lot, but you have to ask yourself: why doesn t he want to see me in...

Teen Dating Issues: boy i like, girl friend, relationship
girl friend, relationship: Hello Leslie, Does he seem like he might be ready for a relationship? You might want to give him a couple of more days before you ask him. Until then you can ask him out to a movie or wherever you like to spend your weekends. If he accepts your offer,...

Teen Dating Issues: Which boy?, personal thoughts, couple times
personal thoughts, couple times, personal opinion: Hello Erica, Hm..my personal opinion, I think you should try the older gentleman out. Seeing that he s older, I m pretty sure he can date and come to your house without worrying about getting into any trouble. My personal thoughts aside, if you love your...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend, whole lot of trouble, dating girls
whole lot of trouble, dating girls, toghether: You tell them to respect your relationsip. If you have friends trying to break you up and threatening you, then these ARE NOT your friends. Friends don t pull stunts like that. They are either trying to cause drama, or they are just all around mean. Either...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend, first time having sex, first mistake
first time having sex, first mistake, sophomore year: You can t really judge him based on his past relationships. Unless we marry the first person we date, we will all have past relationships, and with those will come mistakes. There is no official guidebook for dating, so it s all trial and error, so mistakes...

Teen Dating Issues: I have a boyfriend and a crush..., friend zone, current boyfriend
friend zone, current boyfriend, half year: Hello Again Joliza, Sorry for taking forever! I m a little sick. You re not bothering me at all, this is what I m here for. Maybe you and your boyfriend need to have a talk. In the end it seems like he s going to be the one getting hurt, so maybe you need...

Teen Dating Issues: my boyfriend is prude., prude, hand job
prude, hand job, first love: Hello, Does he seems like he wants to go there? The two of you have to be in the mood to make any of this happen. You re thinking about it too much, relax. When you re relaxed, it won t be so stressful and things will come naturally. Half the time I...

Teen Dating Issues: boys, guy adam, personal basis
guy adam, personal basis, swim team: Figure out what you want first before getting into anything with any of these guys. If you need to get to know them on a more personal basis, then do that. I don t encourage to jump into anything - you could regret it and you could end up hurting someone...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I make boys notice me?, confidence issues, self confidence
confidence issues, self confidence, i don t care: Since you ve started saying that you don t care about looks, then it ll most likely reflect in the way you see yourself. Everyone cares about looks. No matter if it s a small amount or a big amount, attraction is what makes you interested in speaking to someone....

Teen Dating Issues: How do I make boys notice me?, confidence issues, i don t care
confidence issues, i don t care, self confidence: Is there a movie theater or somewhere where teens hang out in your town? You can try there, or if you re just hanging out with friends and spot a guy you re attracted to, you can try the old trick of getting a friend to go over and let him know you re interested,...

Teen Dating Issues: breaking the truth, psychological ramifications, brother brian
psychological ramifications, brother brian, rape victim: Your brother sexually abused you and raped you. You were 12 years old and he was 16. The psychological ramifications for what you went through are going to resurface... and they already are. You are dating a 15 year old boy and have messed around sexually....

Teen Dating Issues: Changing my sexual Habits, anjie, sexual habits
anjie, sexual habits, self worth: Dear Anjie, What were the circumstances surrounding your sexual activity when you were 11? That is very young to begin to have sex. I think you are right to question the motives of the 27 year old with whom you are sleeping. I was in a similar situation...

Teen Dating Issues: SO CONFUSED!!!, cheerleading routines, teenage boy
cheerleading routines, teenage boy, spending time: you went out once, you cant exspect her to profess her love for you. hang it with her more. maybe go out with her and some friends so its not as awkward for her. take it slow and dont worry about whether she likes you or not right now. its to soon. sandi...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused . . What To Do .?!, surprises, asia
surprises, asia: Hello Asia, You can t say yes because the reason you two broke up isn t completely solved. Before you even say yes, you two need to have a conversation about why you two broke up, why it wont happen again, and what you two can do to avoid another breakup....

Teen Dating Issues: Confused, garret, garrett
garret, garrett, bf: how old are you? i will assume your pretty young and shouldnt even be thinking about marriage right now. you should be dating differnt guys if you dont know what love is. how many guys have you dated before? your current bf might be the one i dont know. but...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused about a girl, going to college, eachother
going to college, eachother, mean time: Don t focus so much on if you re going to get hurt, we re constantly taking risks when getting into new relationships. That s not the greatest point to be consuming our thoughts with, otherwise, we ll never get into anything from fear of getting hurt. Wait...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, summer fling, summer break
summer fling, summer break, ploy: He was sweet towards you in the summer, not because he felt anything serious but because you were his summer fling. Someone that he could have fun with. Is that someone you want to be? He was acting sweet all along to keep it the relationship you two had...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, summer break, old girl
summer break, old girl, having fun: Susana, First of all, being 20, he should have known better than to get involved with you. There are laws prohibiting such things, and he could go to jail for it. Secondly, it seems as if he may have just been having fun, and on some level he knew it was...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, age of consent, summer break
age of consent, summer break, jerk: There is no way a 20 year old should be interested in a 14 year old. In some places, it s not even legal (the age of consent varies from state to state). He took advantage of you, forget him and move on. You can t even get your driver s permit, and he s IN...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, summer break, old girl
summer break, old girl, girlfriend: Susana, I already answered this question and gave you my advice. You are merely looking for someone to tell you that you should go after him and win him back... but that isn t going to happen. This relationship was wrong. Focus on your own life and move on....

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, college friends, age of consent
college friends, age of consent, jail bait: 14 is still below the age of consent in almost every part of the US. Your 20 year old guy broke every law in the books when he was intimate with you. Of course he has a girlfriend in college. He could fool around with you, but you are a child and...

Teen Dating Issues: call him?, roommates, timeframe
roommates, timeframe, little bit: Hello Andrea :) He might be waiting for YOU to call, but I don t really know the timeframe between you giving him your number and vice versa. The chemistry is def. there, so go ahead and call :) He wouldn t have given in to you if he weren t interested...

Teen Dating Issues: I have no clue what I'm doing help, anyones face, first girlfriend
anyones face, first girlfriend, puppy love: Stop being so hard on yourself. Like you said, you re NEW at this so you don t have a lot of experience, you re only 17 anyways, the girlfriends you probably had before were fake ones that lasted about a week or two. Relax, take it slow and don t let her tease...

Teen Dating Issues: I have NO clue how to do this!, biology class, wiegh
biology class, wiegh, silly stuff: Dear Sofie, I think he already knows how you feel about him. You probably send him signals all the time without realizing it. For example, you probably blush easily when you are near him. You probably smile at him whenever you look at him. Plus...

Teen Dating Issues: clueless, air kiss, playing volleyball
air kiss, playing volleyball, grade crush: You don t need to, as you put it, flirt your butt off with this guy. And when I said ask him out to lunch, I meant during the weekend when you two can interact with eachother AWAY from school and your peers. Maybe he s putting on a show... I m not sure....

Teen Dating Issues: complicated situation, young teen girls, attractive girls
young teen girls, attractive girls, bunch of lies: Dear Jack, I wouldn t get involved with her if I were you. It sounds like she wishes she had had a baby with her last boyfriend. That is scary. There are plenty of other attractive girls around, pick someone else, seriously. she said that she lost...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, breathing room, saying things
breathing room, saying things, closeness: Hi Darren, You guys are still young, and she may just be confused. You guys have a strong friendship, and she may want more, but she may be afraid of getting closer, because if you break up, then it s much harder to stay friends. Maybe ease up on her a...

Teen Dating Issues: confused..., freshman parents, siad
freshman parents, siad, big lie: I m glad you are thinking about this and that you are asking questions. You re very conflicted about this, and from where I m sitting, that indicates that you are NOT ready for sex. I understand that you care for this gentleman, but please realize that...

Teen Dating Issues: confused in my own thoughts, first kiss, perfect thing
first kiss, perfect thing, different this time: Hello Isis, In order to really love someone, one needs to love themselves first. You re only 14, love will come and go. I had so many boyfriends at that age and thought we were going to last forever. I ll be 21 next month and I hardly remember most of...

Teen Dating Issues: cum, intuition, reaching climax
intuition, reaching climax, girlfriend: Being a virgin does not prevent a person from reaching climax. Age can have a lot to do with it, as age/experience improves intuition and performance. I m not comfortable giving you specific advice until I know your age and your girlfriend s. If you...

Teen Dating Issues: Dateing my friends sister., lockin, jacob
lockin, jacob, personality: Hello Jacob, You might want to take a step back and wonder if asking her out is worth getting into it with a friend over. He might not take it well at all, after all it s his sister AND she s 15. She could actually like you or just be flattered by the...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating, friend brandon, brandons
friend brandon, brandons, period class: The loss of a parent is always difficult. That said, he can t use it as an excuse whenever he does something out of line and ridiculous. First he dated Megan because his friends talked him into it, and now you re making excuses for his bad behavior because...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating, sweet lady, carrie
sweet lady, carrie, no worries: No worries, I realize that this is a very difficult situation for you to be facing. Have faith in yourself, and never let anyone treat you badly. You sound like a very sweet lady, and I know that you re going to get through this. All the best to you Carrie....

Teen Dating Issues: Dating My Friends Sister, advice work, awkward position
advice work, awkward position, anythin: This changes things. If you were were 18, and his sister was 16 or younger- I could understand your friend s concern. Since you are 21, and SHE is 18, your friend is being overprotective. She is an adult and she is free to make her own choices. Given your...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating my Friends Sister, awkward position, anythin
awkward position, anythin, objective: You really need to speak to this friend of yours. Maybe he has a bad image of the way you ve treated girls in the past and doesn t want that with his sister? You have to take everything into account. This is his sister, his family and obviously it s a tough...

Teen Dating Issues: datin, friend cause, forgiveness
friend cause, forgiveness, apology: Hello C, Well, honestly, you came clean and you admitted that you feel like you re a fake friend, so you re clear now. Just make sure to never do that again if you want to keep your friends. No guy is worth losing a great best friend. I don t think you...

Teen Dating Issues: dating my friends sister, lockin, deb
lockin, deb, good luck: Dear Jacob, Your friend is your friend because he gets along well with you and respects you, right? So if you are good enough to be his friend, why wouldn t you be good enough to date his sister? I would just tell your friend everything you just told...

Teen Dating Issues: dating a navy guy, navy guy, m theory
navy guy, m theory, rest of my life: Dear Alaura, You have to let him go. The pain will pass. The pain will go away completely. You just have to be patient. You have to respect the fact that this guy chose his career over you. You are so young, you will meet plenty of men in your lifetime....

Teen Dating Issues: Why don't girls like me?, sensitive guy, t girls
sensitive guy, t girls, girlfriend: Hello Damien, Girls don t want slaves. You just need to be yourself and stay cool, calm, and collected when you re around a female. You don t have to change your ways just to get a girlfriend. They will like you more when you stop being what you think they...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know what she's feeling, wife struggle, first girlfriend
wife struggle, first girlfriend, first kiss: Hello Christopher, You picked the right person for this. :) My ex hurt me really badly, to the point I hated every guy that I saw. When me and my boyfriend now started dating, I gave him a really hard time. I was just like YOUR girlfriend, I still am in...

Teen Dating Issues: i don't know what to do w/my girlfriend, touchy feely, little kiss
touchy feely, little kiss, month and a half: Ryan, I m just gonna start off by saying it is perfectly norma to be nervous going into your first relationship, I can tell you I was scared out of my mind. Sometimes your mind likes to play tricks on you and kind of mess with you at bad times. The reason...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex-Boyfriend, homecoming dance, car rides
homecoming dance, car rides, sophmore: Valerie, thank you for sharing your question with me. It sounds like he s enjoying his new-found status at school. There s nothing wrong with that as long as he doesn t neglect the other important things in his life. It s all about balance. You and...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex-Boyfriend Confusion, passing thought, legitimate reason
passing thought, legitimate reason, out of the blue: He s not getting at anything, because he s confused himself. Very much so, in fact. Here s why. He ended things because to him, things got a little sour, and once something is broken, it s just broken. There s nothing you can do to fix it. But, some people...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex-boyfriends, boyfriend and girlfriend, religion issues
boyfriend and girlfriend, religion issues, unwritten rule: Well for starters, the history only happened between them because you brought more attention towards him. Did your find ask YOUR permission to date him when you two had broken up? And if so, did you say you d support her and it d all be fine? Either way,...

Teen Dating Issues: Expressing My Feelings .?, soft spot, feelings
soft spot, feelings, emotions: It s not saying how you feel that s stopping you, because you d love to just say yes, I want to be with you! But your mind is stopping you from saying all these things because you ve learned the first few times. How do you know that he s not going to play...

Teen Dating Issues: Friendship, new girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend
new girlfriend, boyfriend girlfriend, new girl: Hello Again, If you tell him you re not happy for him anymore, then you re just gonna push him further away. Some people don t know how to balance friendships and relationships. He ll have to learn on his own about this girl, because if anyone else outside...

Teen Dating Issues: Future plans, hs seniors, living in the moment
hs seniors, living in the moment, pretty girls: Dear Nat, Yes, love can make it through University years, but it is rare, mainly because people change a lot from their teen years into their early 30 s. Are you sure that your boyfriend is as into this relationship as you are? One reason he may be...

Teen Dating Issues: Going too fast?, long distance relationship, relationship work
long distance relationship, relationship work, jealous girl: You ve answered your own question. When you have a negative thought, wait before speaking, and say something positive instead. It takes patience, practice, a strong will, and determination. There is no quick fix when you are trying to alter an existing behavior....

Teen Dating Issues: How do I find this out?, kayleigh, homework
kayleigh, homework: Just casually ask her if she s going out with someone. If she asks why, tell her you were simply curious, and then change the subject to homework. There s nothing wrong with asking, it s straightforward and simple. If you act relaxed and not make it a big...

Teen Dating Issues: How can I find a girl after another blew it for me?, fun spots, local college
fun spots, local college, dating sites: Hello Joe, I m sorry to hear about your situation, but don t let it get you down. Are there any malls, or other fun spots around your town where people like to hang out? You could try some of those places. You could even try a couple of churches. Some of...

Teen Dating Issues: A follow up for my last question, different perspective, last question
different perspective, last question, spending time: I m not mad at you. I was merely answering your question to the best of my abilities with the information I had available to me. Don t be worried about him losing interest because the right guy will never get bored of you. And only time will tell if he is...

Teen Dating Issues: Have a GF, t rush, girl in the world
t rush, girl in the world, few days: Considering your past, you have to prove to yourself and to her that you aren t in it for a week or two, but for more than that. Right now, words are very thin. You can tell her things that she d love to hear, but ultimately, it s what she wants to see. ...

Teen Dating Issues: My Girlfriend, 4 months, outsiders
4 months, outsiders, pros and cons: Your decision on whether or not to be with her should have NOTHING to do with her mother. It s sensitive of you to think about her, but what about yourself? At the end of the day, if she were unhappy, she wouldn t be thinking a lot about the way it would affect...

Teen Dating Issues: Girlfriend getting sick of me?, best friends, girlfriend
best friends, girlfriend, all sorts: Hello Tim, Some people need space. I don t like to be around my guy 24/7, although I love him to death, it would be a little too much as sometimes I just like to be alone. I hope she didn t break up with you because of this Rob guy. Me and my boyfriend...

Teen Dating Issues: Grinding with some other guys..., long distance relationship, random girls
long distance relationship, random girls, trust issues: I can see why this makes you uncomfortable, but you should look at it another way: your girlfriend TOLD you about what happened. She did not kiss, make out, or sleep with these guys. The truth is, it was a party. People dance at parties. You should be more...

Teen Dating Issues: Guy Trouble, long term relationship, guy trouble
long term relationship, guy trouble, loose interest: I was exactly like you 2 years back, until I met a serious boy that I had a 2 year relationship with. I was afraid that I was going to stop liking him and get bored. But, I didn t. Because I took the risk in finding out. What I learned when looking closer...

Teen Dating Issues: my girlfriends mom hates me..., james windell, ups
james windell, ups, hickey: Hi, I don t remember that post you speak of. Did you try James Windell Parenting Teen expert? Can you tell me the title of that post? Have you had intercourse with this person? If so talk to a doctor and get tested. Ages? I can try to help you more, but I...

Teen Dating Issues: girls part 3, frienship, great time
frienship, great time, feelings: Hello Again Scott, Follow what your heart is telling you to do. Which one can you see yourself dating in the long run? Which one has more in common with what you like? Who do you care about the most? It s better to ask yourself these questions before you...

Teen Dating Issues: she gives me signs that she likes me but doesn't want a boyfriend., afraid of commitment, last boyfriend
afraid of commitment, last boyfriend, sliver: Hello Vaughn, She could be afraid of commitment, or something happened with her last boyfriend that makes her just not want one at the moment. Eventually she ll open up, but I wouldn t push it too much at the moment since it seems like she already has...

Teen Dating Issues: How do i get this guy to notice me at school?, spazz, plenty of times
spazz, plenty of times, skater: Hello Vanessa, Bumping people into the hallway could be a good thing, but if you don t really know that person, you don t know what kind of reaction you might get. lol he could either think it s cute and help you if you drop your things, or he could think...

Teen Dating Issues: Help!, acne creams, playing video games
acne creams, playing video games, noxema: Be polite and don t bring up the incident unless they do. Act normally, it s not a big deal since you were only kissing. Your guy will need to shave more often so that his stubble does not irritate your skin, you should also look into getting some aloe vera,...

Teen Dating Issues: Hi again, friend zone, last question
friend zone, last question, little bit: Hey again Tyler, No it wasn t a bad idea to call at all! It was actually a very sweet gesture and it showed her that you really care, and it more than likely flattered her. The only way it could have been creepy is if you kept calling back to back, but...

Teen Dating Issues: help! does she really care?, wife struggle, first girlfriend
wife struggle, first girlfriend, first kiss: well it sounds like she has some issues between her ocd and her previous bf. i guess you need to really have a heart to heart talk with her. find out what she is really thinking and see if she wants to stay in this relationship. communication is very important...

Teen Dating Issues: A huge mess cont, guy friends, bad mood
guy friends, bad mood, piece of paper: You must be very sensitive to WANT to interpret her lack of action. The hardest thing might be wanting to but being uncertain your interpretation is correct. No one can know but her, so not getting a response only aggravates the emotions. Don t interpret...

Teen Dating Issues: im confused.., random girl, girl cam
random girl, girl cam, little trouble: You ll realize this in a few years but guys are a lot more immature than girls are. You seem mature and level-headed. Why are you with someone that s unsure about how he feels about you? I say just ignore him and the situation. You re too good for him....

Teen Dating Issues: im still in love with my ex boyfreind what should i do??, boyfreind, 7 months
boyfreind, 7 months, bianca: Hello Paris [love the name by the way :)] It all depends on what broke you guys up in the first place. If it wasn t anything major that can t be fixed, I don t see why not giving it another chance. If the breakup was bad, then you need to sit and really...

Teen Dating Issues: He introduced me to his mother! Does that mean he likes me?, funnel cake, separate ways
funnel cake, separate ways, seven months: Hello Sydney, The signs are all there :) He s def. developing a crush on you. He came to see your play TWICE, brought his mother, introduced you to his roommate, made you laugh, and implied that he would want to come to the fair everyday (to see you obviously)....

Teen Dating Issues: Kissing leading to break ups?, incompatibility issue, girl friend
incompatibility issue, girl friend, wham: It s definitely a maturity, incompatibility issue. Kissing doesn t lead to breaking up. You re young, these people either got bored, realized they weren t a good match, or started liking someone else. Don t correlate kissing with breaking up, it s only going...

Teen Dating Issues: Long Distance, long distance relationship, watchful eye
long distance relationship, watchful eye, simple solution: How did you meet her? Did you know her as a friend, and then your family moved away? How long have you been planning to stay at her house? Did you originally have her mother s permission to visit your gf and stay with them, and then she changed her mind? How...

Teen Dating Issues: Long distance relationship, long distance relationship, relationship question
long distance relationship, relationship question, grand parents: Could you write letters to another neighbor? This is a difficult situation, and I honestly don t know what s going on with your aunt. You need to talk to her and ask. be straightforward and honest. Ask her if she is feeling guilty about all of this (even if...

Teen Dating Issues: Long distance relationship problem, long distance relationship, relationship problem
long distance relationship, relationship problem, peop: You re friends... but you still say you love each other... that has to stop immediately. You aren t going out, and he can flirt/hang out with whomever he wants. You should be seeing other men, and he should be seeing other women. The fact is you are both addicted...

Teen Dating Issues: Taking a Break in a Relationship, long term relationship, relationship question
long term relationship, relationship question, taking a break in a relationship: You say that you are both fighting a lot now, what do you fight about? This other guy? I am all for taking a step back and cooling down so that a situation can be calmly evaluated. That said, I ALSO believe that one week breaks are complete bullshit. They...

Teen Dating Issues: Love...?, smoking cigarettes, 7 months
smoking cigarettes, 7 months, sleep: Hello Nychelle, It s possible that he loves you, but he s still young and has a lot of growing up to do apparently. Enjoy your life, and have fun while he s still deciding. When he s ready he will come back to you. Until then, don t sweat it too much,...

Teen Dating Issues: long distance relatonships, club sports team, outreach groups
club sports team, outreach groups, drug habit: First of all, congratulations on kicking your drug habit, that s not easy to do and you should be proud of yourself. Since you are 15, I think it would be a good idea for you to get a job, or volunteer somewhere (an animal shelter, retirement house). You should...

Teen Dating Issues: longdistance girlfriend, right choice, deb
right choice, deb, girlfriend: Dear Derek, You made the right choice. If she is the right one, you two will reconnect later on, when you are both older and out of college. It is a good thing not to get serious now, when you are still young. Both of you wil change a lot between now...

Teen Dating Issues: Did he lose interest? Or is he really too busy?, theatrical scene, jumping the gun
theatrical scene, jumping the gun, tone of voice: It obviously looks like you ve been doing your research, you ve looked back in the previous months at how he s been acting and so you took that into account before jumping the gun and making a huge, theatrical scene. I don t think you re being paranoid....

Teen Dating Issues: i love you... not, daniel age, indecisiveness
daniel age, indecisiveness, perfect moment: Hi Jessica, I think you need to pin him down and ask him why he got back together with you if he doesn t love you? And why did he say it all those times if he didn t mean it? Did he mean it at one time and just feels like he doesn t love you anymore? Unfortunately,...

Teen Dating Issues: i love you... not, daniel age, indecisiveness
daniel age, indecisiveness, tender moments: Hello Again Jessica, I can honestly say I know why you re so upset. I did the same thing to my boyfriend. I loved him very much, but after our breakup, I felt so drained, and all the arguments we had began to wear down my love for him to the point I didn...

Teen Dating Issues: Not Sure If It Was A Mistake, breaking up with your boyfriend, forest party
breaking up with your boyfriend, forest party, odd guy: Well, it s only normal to feel a sense of curiosity for a boy. But realize this, you just met this guy, do you really think you ve grown a liking in him so fast? You don t even know him - to you, he s just this random, odd guy that showed up to a forest party....

Teen Dating Issues: I'm too shy, little quiet, outgoing person
little quiet, outgoing person, scary movies: Elise, he asked you to be his girlfriend knowing you were shy, quiet, reserved. That s the girl he liked then, and it s probably the girl he likes now. But you need to be honest with him. don t EVER make up anything. Be honest. Say, I m not a very outgoing...

Teen Dating Issues: Ingore it?, names jessica, daniel age
names jessica, daniel age, jessica age: Hello Again Jessica! :) I m so happy for you, and I m glad you two talked about it and worked it out. It shows that you two really care for each other and know how to act like adults. As for his brother and the friend, pay them no mind. What goes on between...

Teen Dating Issues: I need help with my ex and these other guys, waste of time, whore
waste of time, whore, mom: Hello Kaycee, If you aren t interested in any of these guys, then don t bother. Dating them just because you like giving chances will more than likely just make YOU miserable in the end. It will just end up being a waste of time for everyone. If you still...

Teen Dating Issues: new friends, popular crowd, hard to be friends
popular crowd, hard to be friends, popular girl: Hi Sherine, It s common to be intimidated by the popular crowd in school (high school, correct?). I m very glad I am able to answer this question for you. I myself never used to be too popular. My family was never rich. But this was okay for me, because...

Teen Dating Issues: Please help me ; (, girlfriend, freshman
girlfriend, freshman, relationship: This guy is a flirt, and he s playing mind games with you. He says he likes you, yet he is DATING another woman. He compliments, flirts, gives you presents WHILE he is WITH someone else. He is a player and he should know better. He s probably banking on the...

Teen Dating Issues: parents dont understand, friends mom, additional training
friends mom, additional training, misunderstandings: This is a crappy situation, but your options are limited. How old are you? And what exactly, was this misunderstanding ? Parents don t flip out for no reason, especially three different ones. I will be better able to help you if I know all the facts. ...

Teen Dating Issues: Question, hs seniors, living in the moment
hs seniors, living in the moment, relatio: Hello, To be honest, it s not that great of a chance, unless the love you two have is SUPER strong, and BOTH of you make an effort to call and see each other when you can. If it becomes one-sided, there is no way it will ever work. I tried the long distance...

Teen Dating Issues: another question about ex. sorry if i seem needy, initiative, friendship
initiative, friendship, ups: Take the initiative and talk to her more, if you just sit back and wait, she ll take it as you not really wanting to be her friend. But don t talk to her so much that it comes off as you hounding her. If you need anymore help, you can email me at Biancawright23@yahoo.com...

Teen Dating Issues: Really need some help..., mimy, friend cause
mimy, friend cause, real friend: Hello Mimy, It s going to be tough, but you re going to have to be upfront about how you feel about this whole situation. Just let him know you love him as a friend, and you care about him and wouldn t want to mess up such a great friendship by complicating...

Teen Dating Issues: Really unsure...., supermodel girlfriend, likes and dislikes
supermodel girlfriend, likes and dislikes, girlfrend: Sean, it sounds like you just haven t found a girl who fits you. A lot of times this is because we aren t really sure what we want in a partner. As a child, we let our parents dictate what we want: wear this, eat that, believe this. As teens, we begin constructing...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationships!, sex life, expectation
sex life, expectation, great time: Hello Sarah, I know how you feel. I ve always been awkward in every relationship I ve been in until now. You just have to open up. I m sure he s not the kind of guy that would make you feel bad or weird for acting like yourself. And it will make everything...

Teen Dating Issues: Relatioship vs God, relatioship, vow to god
relatioship, vow to god, front page news: Hi, Sorry very busy over here. Just had the holiday. Ok let s go from my view, OK? I am Jewish. Jews are thought of as very ethical people. If we do something wrong, it makes front page news and it looks bad for all of us, so we try hard not to have those...

Teen Dating Issues: Is he really into me?, couple weekends, onc
couple weekends, onc, 4 months: It looks like he s really interested in you, if he s waiting and usually doesn t wait for girls then this looks pretty good to me. I say, stop beating around the bush, if you re curious as to what you two are, then ask him honestly. Ask him if he s been...

Teen Dating Issues: is he really into me?, couple weekends, onc
couple weekends, onc, 4 months: Does this guy like you? Do me a favor and read everything you wrote in your question. Then sit back and relax because the answer is a whopping YES. You seem to be worried for two reasons: 1. You don t know what the two of you are, and 2. You re worried...

Teen Dating Issues: is he really into me?, couple weekends, onc
couple weekends, onc, 4 months: Emma, yes, a guy who shows you his photo album and introduces you to his mother (not to mention the song and sweet text) is INTO you. You don t have to have the talk to be a couple. If you respect yourself - and it sounds like you do - then you can assume...

Teen Dating Issues: is he really into me?, couple weekends, onc
couple weekends, onc, 4 months: Hello Emma, I m one of the people that believe that drunken words are what that person is truly feeling. Being drunk might be the only way that he can express himself openly like that because he ll feel that it s not really him saying it, and if you...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he really like me?, girlfriend, freshman
girlfriend, freshman, relationship: Hello Kim, Honestly, it might be the age/grade difference. He might like you, but that s putting him off even trying to go there with you. Or he could just be a dog. Either way I say don t waste your time. If he s doing and saying all of this while he...

Teen Dating Issues: I really like this boy, But .., friend bianca, friendwise
friend bianca, friendwise, beating around the bush: You re welcome. I m sure he doesn t hate you. It might just be a little awkward for him because he might think that you want to take it to the next level. You just need to make it clear to him that you just want to be friends. It will make him feel more...

Teen Dating Issues: When is the right time?, dave and buster, type of girl
dave and buster, type of girl, first date: Hello Mike, You might want to give her a little more time, otherwise if you take her on a date, you ll just hear more about her ex instead of HER. :) And we don t want that. Exes are bad. For a good first date though, I d say dinner, or if you re around...

Teen Dating Issues: Son is about to turn 18 but has an under age girlfriend, using a condom, birth control pill
using a condom, birth control pill, pregnant while on the pill: Dear John, It depends upon what state you (more importantly what state your son) lives in. Even if your/his state allows teens with one year of age difference to be sexually active together, there are still some issues your son should be aware of....

Teen Dating Issues: How Can I Stop This ??, cockiness, conversation with someone
cockiness, conversation with someone: It s just a front to seem cool and big in front of you... just ignore it. Once he sees that you don t show any reaction and just occupy yourself with something else (have a conversation with someone else when he has his moments of cockiness) he ll realize...

Teen Dating Issues: Am I just a security net?, lame excuse, friend with benefits
lame excuse, friend with benefits, hook up: It s so very simple and the answer is right in front of you. You re definitely not a security net, because to be a security net you would have had to have some some sort of relationship, something serious, like he had with his previous girlfriend. We call...

Teen Dating Issues: sex, guy alot, freshman year
guy alot, freshman year, best girl: Hi Linda, As you are only 14 and it is illegal to have sex under the age of 16 I am not going to encourage you to have sex although you must understand it is your own decision so I will explain your options. Your chosen choice of protection that I am...

Teen Dating Issues: what should i do after sex?, long distance relationship, last saturday
long distance relationship, last saturday, fling: You saw/spoke to him on sunday, and you re worried cause you haven t talked to him since? You need to relax. There s nothing to worry about. Wait for him to contact you, and don t stress. To give you some perspective: I talk to my guy once a week, but if three...

Teen Dating Issues: what should i do after sex?, red flag, fling
red flag, fling, last saturday: Ok, so let us not panic here. It s only been 3 days. Not a big deal. If it s bothering you this much, why haven t you tried contacting him in some way? If you still decide NOT to contact him, then you re going to have to suck it up and wait for him to contact...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I get this skater guy to notice me at school?, mutual friend, new kid
mutual friend, new kid, hallways: Hello Macey :) Do you know any of his skater friends? If you do, maybe you can get one of them to introduce you two. If not, then there is probably no other way but to just introduce yourself. I know it sounds weird and awkward, but you want to be known...

Teen Dating Issues: how to start a conversation with a girl, whilst walking to college, south of england, saying hello
south of england, saying hello, random things: Hello Ali, You could start gradually instead of just jumping into her face lol. Try smiling at her and saying hello when you walk by..or if you see any books in her hand you could comment on one. If you just stop her and start talking about random...

Teen Dating Issues: How to make it stop hurting?, cheeks, 3 years
cheeks, 3 years, boundaries: Hello David, The only thing you can do at this point is just be her friend and respect that she has a boyfriend. If she wants to break it off to be with you, then that s fine, but until then, I wouldn t recommend crossing any boundaries because then she...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen dating, friend zone, last question
friend zone, last question, little bit: Touching during a conversation can be another form of flirting, it depends on how she did it and what was said. Good thing you paid attention to that though. :) Being nervous is normal. I normally make an excuse to get away when I m scared or nervous about...

Teen Dating Issues: Teen dating - ages, statutory rape laws, school counselor
statutory rape laws, school counselor, physical relationship: Gail, you sound like an amazing mother. To respect your daughter rather than to want to control her is commendable! Age is almost always in reference to statutory rape laws. In general, most places in the US observe the 730 day rule. If either of the...

Teen Dating Issues: How Can I Tell ?, lot one, guy friend
lot one, guy friend, ordeal: It s difficult to really tell.. Ex s break up for either big reasons or really small things that neither of you want to change but affects the relationship A LOT. One thing to really look closely at is how much effort he s putting into the whole getting...

Teen Dating Issues: I can't get over him...., saying things, virginity
saying things, virginity, grandparents: Re-read what you just wrote me: I know he s immature and he lied to me, BUT I still love him so much... . You re letting all of that out the door just because you love him? You re not an idiot. But you aren t seeing things straight. Lets just get one thing...

Teen Dating Issues: I can't get over him...., saying things, virginity
saying things, virginity, grandparents: First of all, don t feel stupid or bad about this. You have gone through a very difficult situation, and your feelings are completely validated. I know you are feeling alone and unloved and scared, but I m here to tell you that you are NOT alone. You ARE loved,...

Teen Dating Issues: talking to girls and dating, talking to girls, scean
talking to girls, scean, abusive relationship: You re still very young, don t worry about not having a girlfriend (or the fact that you ve never dated). It just means that you have standards, and that s a good thing. All you can do is be yourself, you ll meet a girl that you click with, and you won t even...

Teen Dating Issues: teenage long distance, taking a gap year, mail box
taking a gap year, mail box, internet cafes: Is he travelling around the world by himself? Or with a friend/parent? Does he have a cell phone? Does he know exactly where he s going and how long he will stay in each place? Or is he simply going to a few countries and spending more time there? Can you...

Teen Dating Issues: i think my boyfriend dosen't like me eneymore, carrieann, whor
carrieann, whor, living hell: Dear carrieann, Why would YOUR friend kk tell your boyfriend that she will make his life a living hell??? You should not be scared about a guy breaking up with you. Nothing bad will happen. You will eventually meet someone else and you will barely...

Teen Dating Issues: What is she thinking?, 7 months, hallways
7 months, hallways, laid back: In all honesty, I have no idea! I m not your girlfriend of 7 months, she is. And by now, you two should have strong communication. You make big things out of nothing, because you need SOME reaction out of her, because it seems that she s the type to be...

Teen Dating Issues: Why is he treating me like this?, acting this way, mutual friends
acting this way, mutual friends, girls: Hello Kate, It could be possible that he likes you, but you may have did or said something that made him think that you don t like him, so he s taking it out on you by not talking to you and being rude. Maybe you should pull him aside and talk to him and...

Teen Dating Issues: Should i try to work this out?, friend st, longest time
friend st, longest time, happend: Well, I managed to read your message and I m going to answer your question (although you probably won t like my answer). This guy is a player. He enjoys flirting and hooking up with whatever girl is close at hand and convenient. Do not get involved with...

Teen Dating Issues: I've loved her for so long..., paper wads, homecoming court
paper wads, homecoming court, mixed signals: Hello Matt, This would be the perfect opportunity to make your move. Just don t jump right into the girlfriend part. lol You could ask her out on a date, like out to dinner, or somewhere else quiet so the both of you can talk and get to know each other...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he want to break-up?, something shady, ploy
something shady, ploy, amount of time: Hello, It could be either. He could really be busy, or he could be over the relationship. You won t really know for certain until you sit him down and ask him. Surely if he has time to talk to these girls, he has more than enough time to talk to you so...

Teen Dating Issues: well.. does he still like me, long distance relationship, phiippines
long distance relationship, phiippines, sweet tone: Hello Stacy, It s quite obvious he still likes you. There might be days when he wants to talk to you and give you attention, and some days where he doesn t and wants to fall back a little. Since everything is so long distance he might be afraid of getting...

Teen Dating Issues: well.. does he still like me, long distance relationship, phiippines
long distance relationship, phiippines, sweet tone: Stacy, judging by what you have said, no. I don t think he s showing you much loyalty or respect. If a guy treated me that way, I d stop giving him the courtesy of my attention and would instead find someone who is loyal and attentive and respectful. ...

Teen Dating Issues: well.. does he still like me, long distance relationship, phiippines
long distance relationship, phiippines, sweet tone: Hi Stacy, It does sound like he still likes you, but it also sounds like he is very hurt that you are gone. he obviously misses you, and it seems like he doesn t know how to deal with his feleings, sometimes being sweet to you, and others he seems a bit...

Teen Dating Issues: what's going on, first girlfriend, man chris
first girlfriend, man chris, tht: Christopher, I am happy to be able to help you. I don t think I m qualified to offer advice on how to help her other than to remind you that she has to want it for herself. You cannot allow her to talk to you hurtfully, and each time she does, you need...

Teen Dating Issues: let go?, long distance relationship, guy friend
long distance relationship, guy friend, last spring: Hello Bea, Just because you love someone, doesn t mean that you have to wait for them. College is a time where you find yourself and learn from different experiences, which is what he s probably doing. Therefore, you need to just focus on you and have...

Teen Dating Issues: What to do, relationship experience, goodbye kiss
relationship experience, goodbye kiss, slow dance: Hi Mark, It sounds like she really likes you! She wouldn t want to hang out with you otherwise. As far as what to do or talk about, try not to think on it too much. Be spontaneous. If you try to get too structured or scripted, you ll come off as stiff and...

Teen Dating Issues: let go?, long distance relationship, having a good time
long distance relationship, having a good time, guy friend: Listen Mary, he s away at school and it seems that you were more genuine about the way you felt than he was for you. Which isn t the end of the world, it s just an eye opener for the way he felt about you. Take it in positively. He s doing his own thing...

Teen Dating Issues: Does she like me?, fellow worker, first job
fellow worker, first job, last time: Hello George, To be honest, if she liked you, she would actually come to work instead of calling in all the time. I met my guy at my first job as well, and he would come to work everyday. He would even stop by to see me on his off days. So if she was interested,...

Teen Dating Issues: what to do?, long distance relationship, junk box
long distance relationship, junk box, guy friend: Hi Bea I think there is 3 possiblities of what is going on here. Firstly, have you considered that he may have changed his email address and forgot to tell you or perhaps his email is not working properly for some reason and so he has tried to email...

Teen Dating Issues: Again, follow ups, wrong way
follow ups, wrong way, happy birthday: Hey Tyler, Go above and beyond. Let her know you re a guy that likes to do things for the girl he likes. Go ahead and get her work for her! And it s okay to call after the surgery to check on her. It s sweet and she ll think wow this guy really cares!...

Teen Dating Issues: Does He Like Me or What .?!, prostitute, jokes
prostitute, jokes, signs: Hello Cassidy, I apologize for taking so long! :( He definitely likes you lol He s showing all the signs and he s going out of his way to mess with you. So childish, but that s how boys show that they like you. Why didn t you answer his call though? Too...

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, lots of girls, deb
lots of girls, deb, butterflies: Dear Mikayla, Everything in your question above sounds like he absolutely likes you except for this part: But he s kind of a player . He says sexual things to me and other people. Another confusing part is, why hasn t he formally asked you out/asked...

Teen Dating Issues: Why is he doing this to me?, french kiss, one nite
french kiss, one nite, 2gether: Hi Kayla, This information does help a little more. If you two have been friends for a while, he might have been scared of hurting your friendship with each other after kissing you. He didn t know how you felt, so if you didn t have feelings for him, a...

Teen Dating Issues: it's about me, face book, nice voice
face book, nice voice, popular girl: Sherine, I feel as though I ve found a letter I wrote about myself when I was fifteen. At the same time, the letter could also have been written by Julia Roberts, Renee Zelweiger, or any other beautiful and talented woman on the planet. WE ALL FEEL THE SAME...

Teen Dating Issues: Why does he do this to me?Does he like me at all?, freshmen year, first kisses
freshmen year, first kisses, dream boy: Hello, Whew. He sounds really confused and young minded. If you still want to be friends with him, you re gonna have to talk to him and tell him straight up how you feel about him treating you this way, and that you won t stand for it anymore. Either he...

Teen Dating Issues: what to do..., general chit chat, blah blah
general chit chat, blah blah, good nite: The best thing to do is to give her space. If you wanted to take it slow with her, then you shouldn t have gotten her SO MANY presents. Your gifts were over the top and extravagent. She may feel as though you are trying to buy her affection. Stop texting her...

Teen Dating Issues: what do to..., general chit chat, blah blah
general chit chat, blah blah, good nite: Hello Harry, You could talk to her sister to see how she really feels. (Us girls tell our sisters everything) You might have scared her a little bit with all of the gifts, while it was a nice gesture, she might think that you want something in return other...

Teen Dating Issues: what to do..., general chit chat, blah blah
general chit chat, blah blah, good nite: Don t think about it, what s done is done. No need to be irritated by something that you ve caused yourself. Unfortunately, she s probably just backing away because she doesn t want to give you the false impression that she may want to be with you, as more...

Teen Dating Issues: What should I do about this?, random text, t text
random text, t text, third time: She has your number, and she knows how to get in touch with you if she wants to chat/hang out. She s seen your three missed calls yet she hasn t answered the phone. Don t text her, and don t call her again. If she contacts you, fine. If she doesn t, then you...

Teen Dating Issues: What should I do?, legitimate excuse, random text
legitimate excuse, random text, third time: It s only normal to over analyze situations like these, she hasn t been responding which only makes you think the negative. Don t message or call her until she contacts you. These things are to be 50/50. Not 90/10. You ve been the 90, so far. Wait until...

Teen Dating Issues: y gfs mother, gfs, own time
gfs, own time, backlash: Hello again, There s no real way you can change her mind, other than letting her do this on her own time. No parent really likes the fact that their daughter wants to date an older guy. Just keep treating her nice and be respectful to her and hopefully...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I Ask Her Out?, subtle signals, gpa
subtle signals, gpa, time management: It s all about time management. You can set an hour or two each night for your studies and talk/txt her when you are done with your homework. Do you two have any classes together? You could help each other study and do your homework together. Another option...

Teen Dating Issues: Bf problems...plz help!, long distance relationship, cuddles
long distance relationship, cuddles, couple weeks: Since it has only been a few weeks you will be depressed for awhile until you get overcome the situation. If he cannot accept you for you, then you should not change for his benefit. You should not have to have an excuse for the way you act, if that is your...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend has ADD, meds, empathy
meds, empathy, hard time: For the few years I ve been teaching I have encountered a few students with ADD. You will often find that they do and will act completely different when they do not take their meds. The meds are very life altering for most and it is tough to deal with if you...

Teen Dating Issues: Does my boyfriend still care about me?, first girlfriend, winter storms
first girlfriend, winter storms, good afternoon: Good afternoon, welcome to the site and I appologize for the delay in my response we have had bad winter storms out here and the internet has been down at my job and at home. I can see your frustration in this situation. Have you asked him why he has been...

Teen Dating Issues: boys :(, jerk, sophomore
jerk, sophomore, three months: Lerae - Tell your friend not to bother waiting for this jerk and to move on. If he really cared, he would still be waiting for her and 2 years is a long time to wait for someone and by then he ll be a senior and I really doubt he ll want to date a Freshman....

Teen Dating Issues: boysss :/, pain and heartache, grieving process
pain and heartache, grieving process, sadness: Melanie I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question. I m proud of you for not settling for a guy who cheats, and that you realized it sooner than later. It is normal and common to feel pain and heartache when you see him with other girls...

Teen Dating Issues: break up, new years eve, great girl
new years eve, great girl, good luck: wow, she doesnt feel love anymore after just a few days? well if she can turn off her feelings that quickly maybe you dont want to date her anyways? if you want you can try to explain to her one more time how you feel about her and that what you said was...

Teen Dating Issues: break up, brain drain, notebook
brain drain, notebook: I feel that you cannot cause a person to miss you. It s all on their own doing. Also you will not know if a person misses you unless they tell you. I do agree with you that if he does care and loves you then he should speak up about what he s hiding. I feel...

Teen Dating Issues: C'mon... Is dating in high school really that important?, school freshmen, teenage depression
school freshmen, teenage depression, mature relationship: Hi, I have heard of a few cases where one dates in high school and marries and lives happily ever after. I think my mother s uncle was one of those cases. But, it s not super common. Dating in high school can last longer than a year, but it varies. Most do...

Teen Dating Issues: Communication, tricky topic, happy new year
tricky topic, happy new year, ups: This is very tricky for me to answer. Each case is special. In general I don t recommend texting. I also don t recommend teens to have cell phones, but that s another topic. My advice is wait a few days and try to call her directly. Be safe. Please ask...

Teen Dating Issues: It's Complicated, new years eve, indescretion
new years eve, indescretion, boyfriend mike: Why did one of you HAVE to cheat? Since he was single at the time that you two fooled around there is no point to lie further and add to the drama pool. Just realize the things you have learned to not let this happen again. If you have any more questions...

Teen Dating Issues: Crush Jealousy, last september, jealousy
last september, jealousy, girlfriend: Hi Chloe, I m sorry but you have to see it how it is. You did miss your chance unfortunately and it s not really fair to take someone else s. You might end up hurting this girls feelings. I would recommend staying away, if this boy likes you, he should come...

Teen Dating Issues: Most common question ever. LOL, friend jacob, playing video games
friend jacob, playing video games, crossing the line: Yes, but talk to him about it. Set clear parameters to protect your friendship should the romance fail. I m sorry, but you are right that it s a common question, and the answer is equally simple. Just talk to him and be smart about crossing the line between...

Teen Dating Issues: so confused., brain drain, virginity
brain drain, virginity, jocelyn: Jocelyn, I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to you. It is common that you will always have one person that you will be emotionally connected to. It takes longer to get over certain people than others. The feelings for your ex will not get in...

Teen Dating Issues: I like him,but he's crazy about her., beautiful girl, best friends
beautiful girl, best friends, friendship: I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question. Lilith, Most guys typically flirt and are unaware about it. He may not know that you like him if you haven t given him any hints towards it. You could run the idea by him about going on...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, old girl, good friend
old girl, good friend, next morning: talk to him...tell him your sorry for what happened. tell him you want to be his friend. you need to let this guy know how you feel because he is not going to know unless you tell him. give him some time and hopefully he will realize you have changed. good...

Teen Dating Issues: A crush..., self concious, girlfriend
self concious, girlfriend, phone number: Since you know her friends quite well you can all hang out together and begin talking to her that way. If you see her at school strike up a conversation: Hey are you friends with ____? She will more than likely respond yes. Then you can continue the conversation...

Teen Dating Issues: I have a crush with a beautiful girl at school, what to do, bringer of bad news, girl at school
bringer of bad news, girl at school, daffodils: Hi Ryan, i feel bad for you. It s hard when you like someone who has a boyfriend. Firstly, I m sorry to disappoint but most girls put x s on the end of their messages, they are just trying to be friendly. Secondly if everyone knows you like her she will be...

Teen Dating Issues: dating, tht, good friend
tht, good friend, just friends: Jamie, Talk talk talk talk talk!!! Talk to them both, let them know the feeling you have for him and let her know that you don t want to mess anything up but you can t hold in the feelings. But if you and him do get back together don t let him run the relationship...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't understand..., cheek to cheek, romance scene
cheek to cheek, romance scene, friend doesn: I apologize for taking awhile to respond to your question. Most women feel insecure when a guy isn t necessarily all over them, but I wouldn t worry too much because he could be a respectful guy which is hard to come by. He may not have held hands with...

Teen Dating Issues: I dont understand!, smart girl, frame of mind
smart girl, frame of mind, boyfriends: when will you turn 18? sorry your parents are so strict. i guess they just dont understand that this is hurting you more then its helping you. can you move out when your 18? i guess you could tell them when you turn 18, im going to date whether you like it...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex, ex girlfriend
ex girlfriend: I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to you. Since you know she still cares you can casually ask her if she would want to be your girlfriend again. You can explain why you like her so much and why you want to have her as your girlfriend again and...

Teen Dating Issues: How do i let him down easy??, sexual harassment, pick up lines
sexual harassment, pick up lines, eachother: Hi Sandy, Although you probably know this I have to stress if you end up meeting him don t meet him alone! And now to answer your question, just tell him he is really sweet but you don t see your relationship going anywhere past friendship. Tell him the...

Teen Dating Issues: emotional abuse, nasty names, sweet moments
nasty names, sweet moments, sweet guy: A person should never have to put up with anything of that sort. That is a sign when you don t want to leave because he can be a really sweet guy when he wants to be. It sounds like you are chasing after the person you liked when you first started dating....

Teen Dating Issues: My ex, breaking my heart, term basis
breaking my heart, term basis, how to win her heart: Jack, you can t control your ex, how she feels, what she believes. All you can control is you. So my advice is to always be the best YOU possible. Don t be what she wants you to be, because then you are only faking it to get the girl. We all know no one...

Teen Dating Issues: my ex +my bff=?, gf, liking
gf, liking, best friend: personally i think its not cool for a gf to date another gf s ex. i think you should talk with her and let her know that it would hurt your feelings if she dated him. that way she knows how you feel and if she does it anyways then maybe she is not a great...

Teen Dating Issues: friends get in the way sometimes..., one of my best friends, janurary
one of my best friends, janurary, maddy: it sounds like your friends are not really your friends of they are talking to a guy who you like. tell your friends how you feel and i would pull back from hanging out with them. also, find a new guy! :) this guy sounds like a player and just wants a girl...

Teen Dating Issues: Girlfriend getting distant, eggs in one basket, breaking things
eggs in one basket, breaking things, mixed message: talk, talk, talk :) sit down with her and tell her how you feel and ask her why she is acting like this. maybe a break would be a good idea for you now. just be prepared in case she doesn t come back. your young and i wouldnt put all my eggs in one...

Teen Dating Issues: I like a girl who's older than me, but could she like me anyway? I need help about asking her out!, church youth group, freshman 15
church youth group, freshman 15, age gap: Hey Luke, AWE! That would be soooo cute!! I don t think that age matters at all my boyfriend is two years older then I am. I actually like the age difference. But anyway... I think the pizza date would be lovely and so what if it s cheesy its adorable!...

Teen Dating Issues: guy in school, concert jazz, future thanks
concert jazz, future thanks, being friends: i dont think there is anything wrong with being friends with him (if you can handle it). he sounds like a good guy and you probably dont want to loose that. the main question is can you handle just being friends with him? he has a gf and your right, you dont...

Teen Dating Issues: Help!, negative attention, negative behavior
negative attention, negative behavior, stares: You need to explore why you like someone who isn t treating you with respect. It s a dangerous red flag. For you to still like this boy means you might be drawn to people who are either dangerous (in your mind) or harmful. It s a sign you might be prone...

Teen Dating Issues: What even happened :(, side bangs, hook ups
side bangs, hook ups, sophomore year: I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question: I appreciate all the details you gave,(It s defiantly okay to write more than not enough) It s very common to change throughout high school. It seems after a summer break everyone is different....

Teen Dating Issues: hey, mixed cd, buying gifts
mixed cd, buying gifts, gut feeling: Buying gifts is always and ultimately your personal call. If you would feel bad if you don t then I would go with your gut feeling and buy him something small or you could make him something. If you don t want to spend a lot of money you could always buy him...

Teen Dating Issues: hookups, old feelings, facebook
old feelings, facebook, emotional abuse: I apologize it has taken me a few days to respond to your question: That s great that you did not do what he asked you to do at this party. I also feel that emotional abuse in a relationship is never fun nor enjoyable. I believe he didn t text or call...

Teen Dating Issues: Issues in relationship, great relationship, resoultion
great relationship, resoultion, physical aspect: The reasons why you have the feeling of being sexual when you are alone is partially because if you enjoy it then of course you are going to want to continue the action. The reason why she could be feeling the way she does could partially be due how most...

Teen Dating Issues: im in love with a him but he has a girlfriend, brother sister, infatuation
brother sister, infatuation, liking: Hi Shamin, the good old brother sister liking situation. Well, firstly could you follow up telling me if he is older or younger than you? Then I can help you further on this situation. I understand that he is asking about you and yes this does show that he...

Teen Dating Issues: kissing, gf, habit
gf, habit, good luck: Hi Jon, Right well she might feel awkward because she is quite young. I wouldn t rush her but if you leave it too long you might fall into a habit of not trying to move forward. When the time feels right just kiss her before she realizes what your doing and...

Teen Dating Issues: long distance relationship, long distance relationship, 3 years
long distance relationship, 3 years, graduation: I think this situation will depend how it looks depending on your age. How old are you? Have you two hung out in person? I see that you two have meetings over a webcam though. I only strongly caution you to a few things. Moving in with someone as I m sure...

Teen Dating Issues: I love you, local community college, proper relationship
local community college, proper relationship, two and a half years: Good afternoon Jayn I apologize it has taken me a few days to get back to you. It is completely understandable to be cautious with the L word. However, if you are not comfortable saying it that means you are not ready to say it. You may like Craig a...

Teen Dating Issues: I love him, he hates me., first day of school, whole life
first day of school, whole life, school year: you need to start pulling away from him. this guy sounds like a jerk and you dont need someone like that in your life. i know its hard but you need to stop talking to him and even find someone else you can hang out with and maybe even date. show him that he...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm so confused, pain and misery, current boyfriend
pain and misery, current boyfriend, girl down: Cody I apologize it has taken me a little while to get back to you. It is always to your discretion to wait. You have to ask yourself the question if she is worth the wait, and how long are you willing to wait? It will take time for you to get over things...

Teen Dating Issues: I'm Having Doubts, massage therapy school, massage therapy
massage therapy school, massage therapy, sex life: Hi Jocelyn, Although i can not fully answer your question I might be able to help you with your relationships sex problem. Have you ever tried to make your sexy life spontaneous? Ever try anything like dress up or experiment with different toys. You could...

Teen Dating Issues: I need advice, reputation, fellow
reputation, fellow, failure: No matter if you know his reputation that often doesn t stop an individual from perusing a relationship. It s known that if you go into the relationship expecting failure it will happen. It is also important to realize what you want and if you feel you will...

Teen Dating Issues: need advice to keep a long relationship, share your feelings, character traits
share your feelings, character traits, garrett: Garrett, the word compatible means that TWO people fit each other well enough to marry. Be careful, because you seem to see yourself able to marry a girl who doesn t share your feelings yet. What I m saying is that, as of today you aren t really compatible...

Teen Dating Issues: Oblivious?, group outings, strong point
group outings, strong point, grade 9: Sometimes guys typically do not like girls chasing after them due to a few reasons: One being that he doesn t like any of them who are chasing him. Doesn t know that they are chasing him. Doesn t want to have any drama if chooses one of them. Have you...

Teen Dating Issues: Problems...., close friends, ditch
close friends, ditch, nerves: Hi Rachel, You should try talking to him and your other friend that is acting like more then friends with him. Tell him how you feel and that you don t want the relationship to get wired. And when you talk to your other friend tell her she is really...

Teen Dating Issues: Re:, first girlfriend, aggressive thoughts
first girlfriend, aggressive thoughts, crazy stuff: There are many reasons why couples fight. Overall I think you just need to communicate with her and explain that fighting gets you no where and if you cannot get along then something needs to change. I think you need to realize that you will have many more...

Teen Dating Issues: Re:, negative attention, follow ups
negative attention, follow ups, ups: I hate how this site doesn t allow certain amount of follow ups. Too answer your question: If she has yahoo does she have an email? If so you can email her and explain you do not want to fight anymore because it is wearing you both out and putting a strain...

Teen Dating Issues: Re:, girlfriend alice, honolulu hawaii
girlfriend alice, honolulu hawaii, bad habit: Since you are only 12, why are you worried about dying? Do you not have a supportive family or decent home life? Not that I m reading too much into the situation, but normally this type of behavior means you are seeking the things you are missing at home in...

Teen Dating Issues: How to really leave, time college, pictur
time college, pictur, 4am: It sounds as if you ve had a few frustrating months. I think it s good that you want to really leave. He does not sound committed and sounds as if he feels it is okay to run all over you and then cry about it to get you back and have you feel sorry for him....

Teen Dating Issues: School's Hell, fact of life, saying things
fact of life, saying things, humiliation: yes, ignore the idiot kids who are saying things to you. if you dont react to what they are saying then they will eventually stop bugging you about it. some kids can be mean and unfortunently thats a fact of life. good luck and please let me know if you want...

Teen Dating Issues: Son's behaviour concerns us..., james windell, careers adviser
james windell, careers adviser, generous nature: Hi, As always I recommend to start with the school and his doctor. I am not sure if he needs a psychologist yet, but I am not in the setup to even say no to such. If I had to recommend one over the other, a psychologist is probably the one I would recommend,...

Teen Dating Issues: Son suspended from school over his "shameful" behaviour, careers adviser, class clown
careers adviser, class clown, therapeutic advice: I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question: It sounds like your son committed this behavior to prove a point of some sort whether it was to make his teacher mad, could have lost a bet to his friends, making a point against school uniforms,...

Teen Dating Issues: She said "the word", one conversation, second date
one conversation, second date, wrong impression: Good morning Todd, I don t think she knows the meaning of the, I love you, statement. I completely understand how and why you said it back because you were caught off guard which is a normal reaction. You can always have a conversation with her. One conversation...

Teen Dating Issues: Should I say yes?, bad reputation, eigth grade
bad reputation, eigth grade, bad rap: Amanda I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question. You have to ask yourself a few questions such as the following: 1. Do you care what others think? It is ultimately your decision of who you want to go out with. 2. Is your reputation...

Teen Dating Issues: school sucks, peson, winter break
peson, winter break, boyfriends: I think you need to take a step back and re-asses the situation. Just because there are a lot of girls who have boyfriends does not mean that you don t fit in. You don t need a guy to make you happy or to fit in. You should date when you feel ready and not...

Teen Dating Issues: Have we still got a chance..??, must be a reason, future children
must be a reason, future children, rough time: Jasmine I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question. Don t feel ashamed about it, every relationship has struggles. Some men go through the stage of commitment jitters. Which are considered a defense mechanism. Trust is defiantly broken...

Teen Dating Issues: I can't lose my girlfriend to her parents!, blow up, girlfriend
blow up, girlfriend, few days: First, this is her problem to solve, not yours. It becomes your problem when her parents try to force her to behave in a way THEY wish. You have to let her deal with this her way. She needs to fix what is broken between her and her parents. I believe this...

Teen Dating Issues: How do I talk to her?, couple pounds, girl at school
couple pounds, girl at school, music class: No she wouldn t think you were a stalker, it s not like you re going to her house and hanging outside of her window with a note or anything like that. The note is just a simple way of saying you are a (freshman,sophmore, junior,ect) in school, and what your...

Teen Dating Issues: Am i being used?, flatmate, security blanket
flatmate, security blanket, realised: i think you should ask him straight out about whats happening. it sounds to me like he is using you for sure. tell him you will no longer have sex with him and i bet you never hear from him again. i hope i am wrong though. good luck and please let me know...

Teen Dating Issues: I've had 2 bad girlfriends, and now feel alone, having a girl, 2 girls
having a girl, 2 girls, bad person: Hi Brian I m really sorry for the delay, I ve been a bit busy for my exams. Right, You have your whole life a head of you and you will meet someone eventually. You have just been a bit un lucky with he past 2 girlfriends but don t let your hopes get crushed....

Teen Dating Issues: Does he like me?, lame jokes, mixed signals
lame jokes, mixed signals, first move: Hasrat, he sounds like a boy with an amazing personality. Boys like him enjoy attention - that s why they are so outgoing. Yes, I think he likes you, but it sounds like he likes YOU and several other girls at the same time. Be patient and give him time...

Teen Dating Issues: What do I do now?, nice girl, trial and error
nice girl, trial and error, personalities: Amy I apologize it has taken me awhile to respond to your question. Ignore it and laugh it off. Don t feel rejected, it s all a trial and error process and you will encounter many other males with different personalities and ways of doing things. He could...

Teen Dating Issues: Younger guy, slice of pizza, probaby
slice of pizza, probaby, sounds silly: Hey Zaire, The age of a guy does not make a difference as long as you both that the same feelings for each other, now I m going to ask you to do something that might help you make up your mind on what to do. I know this sounds silly but it really does help....

Teen Dating Issues: 2 boys, happy relationship, science lab
happy relationship, science lab, sense of humor: Carly, I cannot really tell you who to pick but I can tell you how to make the decision for yourself. You need to think about which of these boys is more respectable and which one would make you happier. Ask yourself which one you think would make a better...

Teen Dating Issues: age difference, safe side, google
safe side, google, good friends: Laura, Well here s your problem your still considered a child until you turn 13 than you ll be considered a teenager. But no I think that the theirs like a 4 year limit between age. But you should Google the information to be on the safe side, since every...

Teen Dating Issues: I always have to ask., first girlfriend, stable relationship
first girlfriend, stable relationship, heart break: Wow Suzy, You just kinda answered your own question at the end. Teenagers aren t, because at that stage they are learning what it is (love) and nothing lasts forever even the stars. Well, the only thing you can do is just talk it over with him and see...

Teen Dating Issues: my bf, 9th grader, chav
9th grader, chav, virginity: Hi Jennifer! Okay so sex is a important point in your life, and if you are under 16 its one that you shouldn t even consider, as you are two young and so if your body. I know girls around you may have lost their virginity already, but that should not pressurize...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend is pushing me away, and doesnt realize it
Halley, divorce is really hard, and sadly, people often don t recognize they are venting in destructive ways. First, he may be repeating mistakes his parents have made - though it sounds like they are absolving the marriage in a smart, compassionate way....

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend seems like he doesn't care
Dear Sabrina, What you must understand is that for some people, divorce can really have a bad effect on them. It can completely change their attitude and turn them into a completely different person. I think what your boyfriend needs is for someone to...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused., immature behavior, age of consent
immature behavior, age of consent, sexual encounters: Hi Katee - As for the law, I believe the age of consent in most states is 16 - so if one of your parents were to try and press charges or one of you reported being molested, then you could technically get in trouble. I think the more important issue...

Teen Dating Issues: Confused., hook ups, talking to girls
hook ups, talking to girls, random girls: Taylor, Young, immature boys are not always going to do what you want them to Taylor. I am sorry to say that he might like the way he is living right now, hooking up with and using random girls is probably his idea of having fun. I would be careful with...

Teen Dating Issues: Crushh, friend zone, casual dinner
friend zone, casual dinner, personal things: Peter, Once a relationship moves into friend zone there is sometimes nothing that you can do. In this particular situation I think that there is still a chance but you need to act fast. You need to start being more flirty and more romantic. You should buy...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, sexual activities, befor
sexual activities, befor, sexual behavior: Hey Katee, I m okay with calling him Bob. :) I do agree with you, you are young and for the mere fact that you are questioning whether or not you are ready means that you are not ready to have sex. N Nothing is wrong with not being ready. And it never...

Teen Dating Issues: confused
Dear Jenni, It is quite obvious that you are having doubts about this other guy and that alone should be a hint to you that you are not ready to be with him or that you are not even sure what his TRUE intentions are towards you. If you really ? your...

Teen Dating Issues: So confused and sad, how to get a boyfriend, good friends
how to get a boyfriend, good friends, bf: my advice would be to not try to get a bf. be happy with yourself. be happy with who you are. a guy can not and should not be the one thing that makes you happy. with that said, its certainly ok to want a bf and to look for one. i would concentrait...

Teen Dating Issues: crush crush, nice guy, sophomore
nice guy, sophomore, short time: is there anytime at all you can talk to him alone at school or even after school? i dont think i would start the conversation via text. you have a couple of options that i see. you can either call him on his cell and introduce yourself and let him know you...

Teen Dating Issues: I have a crush on a friend, friend zone, casual dinner
friend zone, casual dinner, personal things: Peter, it does sound like you are describing a platonic, friendly relationship. She probably senses you aren t into her friends or her lifestyle (at least level of partying), and since compatibility includes THESE things, she s probably also sensing you aren...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating Issues, dear liz, slight difference
dear liz, slight difference, guy friends: Dear Liz, If he really makes you feel special when you are around him, if he makes you smile in ways no other guy does then you can begin to say that you like him. But if when he teases you, you want to smack him I believe that is called annoyance. Your...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating Issues, positive attitude, decisiveness
positive attitude, decisiveness, time and space: Liz, it sounds by your email that you are a little negative. You use words like bad problems, only, I always seem to mess up, broken down and in pieces. I wonder if that is coming out in your relationships. Negativity is a big turn off. I love...

Teen Dating Issues: Dont know How i feel about him!?, girls school, catholic school
girls school, catholic school, disney world: Hey Kelly! Alright so it seems you guys are definitely good friends, and he might even like you. It is natural to feel that the guy who you like might fall for your friend, and it is such a nightmare! You need to tell me WHY you think he likes you back,...

Teen Dating Issues: the day i lost a friend over a boy, first chance, first day of school
first chance, first day of school, second chance: Tessa, I am sorry to say that this friend that you have is not a friend at all. No girl deserves to be cheated on, it hurts and to put yourself through it twice is horrible. You were obviously hurt by the first time this boy did it and the fact that you...

Teen Dating Issues: different guy: does he like me, ussually, shy guy
ussually, shy guy, playing a game: Hey! Okay so that shows he has feelings for you, but is not too sure if you feel the same for him. Don t worry, if he is always nice to you, and says youre beautiful he wouldnt go for the other girl! You have to be a bit more flirtatious with him, like when...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't know whether I like him or not!, second guess, sticky situation
second guess, sticky situation, t text: I kinda figured that, and that was my second guess. I m pretty sure he wouldn t mind being with you if you we re with his best friend, it just depends if he likes you or not. It s just best to ask him and get it over with so this wouldn t bug you, and don...

Teen Dating Issues: my ex, break ups, interest men
break ups, interest men, horrible stuff: Hi Jennifer! Sweetheart you re probably only thirteen or something, and i ll tell you one thing, hurting yourself over a guy is useless. Break ups happen all the time, and yours was very normal. I think he got hurt by you, because he must ve thought you...

Teen Dating Issues: My ex, head games, hardest thing
head games, hardest thing, virginity: Ashley, In my opinion, I think that it is time that you forget about this boy. To me, it seems he is playing head games with you. It s like he when he wants you, he thinks he can have you but when you start to have feelings for him he bails. I think that...

Teen Dating Issues: Flirting with a flirt?, friendship line, thanks in advance
friendship line, thanks in advance, bestfriend: Scarlett, What you need to do is let him know how you feel. You have to put it out there that you share more than friendly feelings for him. He considers you to be his bestfriend, so his thoughts might not be running along the line of seeing you as a girlfriend....

Teen Dating Issues: Friends or more?, one of my best friends, cute couple
one of my best friends, cute couple, rest of your life: K - If you really like him, you should tell him how you feel so you re not always wondering What if for the rest of your life. But you also have to be willing to put your relationship on the line in order to let him know how you feel. He may be weirded...

Teen Dating Issues: first make out with a guy, sudden outburst, proper dates
sudden outburst, proper dates, peopl: Jane, This is something that comes with all boys, they get urges, it has to do with their hormones and their immaturity. Most boys learn to control and they would not explode quite like that, but everyone is different and I guess that is how he is. If you...

Teen Dating Issues: Me & My GF, positive role models, long term relationships
positive role models, long term relationships, imperfections: Jason, I d gladly read the letter if you think it will help. You can send it to my email at suzi@suzizimmerman.com. Your story sounds very typical. Many people struggle with relationships - to figure out exactly what they want, what will fulfill them,...

Teen Dating Issues: Me & My Girlfriend, long term relationships, mariam
long term relationships, mariam, hard time: Okay. one word. WOW. This was so deep, intense and heart melting. Just give her time, she d come running back in no time. She HAS to!. Resend it again, if she hasn t answered for a three days or so. Maybe leave a message on her phone? If you know where...

Teen Dating Issues: Is This a Good Idea?, ray ray, dorms
ray ray, dorms, first date: Ray, I think that it is a great idea to tell her how you feel, but I don t think that, that is a good thing to say. It might make her feel a little awkward and uncomfortable and I know you don t want to do that. I think that when you see her you should...

Teen Dating Issues: Is This a Good Idea?, fish in the sea, sea man
fish in the sea, sea man, dorms: Hello Ray, Sorry for the delay. Well, if you really like her than tell her. Don t be shy or anything just sit with her and just plain out tell her how you feel about her and maybe the reasons why. But bring it up slowly, I m sure that should have some...

Teen Dating Issues: Is This a Good Idea?, dorms, great time
dorms, great time, bust: Hi Ray! Alright so this girl might like me, but you can never be too sure in a girls case lol Since, she has just broken up i d recommend that you give her atleast a week and a half to recover or else she wouldn t take your proposal very nicely. More than...

Teen Dating Issues: Is This a Good Idea?, dorms, bust
dorms, bust, joke: Dear Ray, I actually think that sounds pretty neat. I would say to go ahead with it absolutely. Your approach is not pushy or demanding, Its best to get it out in the open so that you know where to go from there. Its good to see you know what you want...

Teen Dating Issues: what will happen if i do it ?, birth control pills, middle schooler
birth control pills, middle schooler, streach marks: Dear Jenni, Sorry for the late response. Well if you got pregnant at the age of 13 consider your social life gone. You might have to stay at home to take care of your baby. You might also need to get a job to support for your baby as well. Having a baby...

Teen Dating Issues: hi, forward momentum, actions speak louder than words
forward momentum, actions speak louder than words, louder than words: Actions speak louder than words. She s grown to depend on YOU for the forward momentum of the relationship. If you take all the action, she won t have to, and you need her actions to speak for her since she isn t very vocal with you about her own feelings....

Teen Dating Issues: hi, next level, feelings
next level, feelings: Ajao, Honestly, if you guys are friends, it is most likely the fact that she doesn t want to lose you as a friend. In this type of situation, communication is necessary. You need to tell her how you feel in person and judge her reaction. You need to ask...

Teen Dating Issues: hi, friends zone, next level
friends zone, next level, feelings: Ajao, Damn dude, I m sorry But once your friends with a girl and she s not into you than you ll never be more than friends that s what they call the friends zone. Trust me I ve been there, the only thing to do is just move on and find someone else. ...

Teen Dating Issues: hi, fish in the sea, wasting time
fish in the sea, wasting time, next level: Hey there! I m sorry but it feels as if she is not exactly interested. Ofcourse she was your friend then, but since you told her you like her, I think she feels uncomfortable which is very natural. You might try again, if she means a lot like a LOT, but...

Teen Dating Issues: hi, junk mail, next level
junk mail, next level, feelings: Dear ajao, I am really sorry if this response is coming to you late my alerts have been going to my junk mail. It seems that she may not feel the same wayas you do and so is distancing herself from you ever since you tolf her how you felt. She is keeping...

Teen Dating Issues: Im stuck between 2 Exs ...., exes, exs
exes, exs, asking for forgiveness: honestly it sounds like you shouldn t be with either one. if ex 1 is a player then you should dump him and dont look back. if es 2 has a gf then you should stay away from that too. i think you should find someone who will respect you and want to be with you....

Teen Dating Issues: idk what to do anymore, different city, girl 2
different city, girl 2, moreno valley: Dear Dominic, I know this is hard for you but you can not let thois get you done. Sometimes we go through these pain and hardship because there is a lesson there for us to learn. And sometimes when we drown ourselves in sorrow we miss out on the lesson...

Teen Dating Issues: Kiss, physical relationship, kissing tips
physical relationship, kissing tips, would like your opinion: Hi Hartley - I don t think there s too much you can do in this situation. As you said, you don t want to force her into doing anything she doesn t want to, and she doesn t seem ready to kiss. It s a big step for some people, and she is still pretty young,...

Teen Dating Issues: Kiss, kiss on the lips, walking home from school
kiss on the lips, walking home from school, second kiss: dont force her to kiss you...if its something you really think you want to do and she is not up for it then i guess its your choice whether or not you want to hang out and wait or leave and move on. kissing for first time is always a little awkward. just...

Teen Dating Issues: keeping your boyfriend a secret, denial, bench
denial, bench, girlfriend: Keeping a friend or boyfriend secret is wrong. If my boyfriend kept me secret, I d think he was embarrassed by me. Why on earth would you think it was necessary? When you care for someone, you show your pride rather than HIDING them away. Why would your...

Teen Dating Issues: how do you know if your meant to be with someone ?, t text, rest of my life
t text, rest of my life, smile: Hello Ashly, Well thats a very hard question to answer. Well, all I can say is that you will know when you ve met that person, trust me. But that does seem like you two really belong. And that sucks that you aren t together anymore. Just talk it over with...

Teen Dating Issues: longdistance relationship, anger issues, 10 mins
anger issues, 10 mins, bf: Cayla, You are 12, you have so much to look forward to you should not be hung up on this boy that you have never met before. You only talk to him for 10 minutes each day there is no way that you can really be in love with him. I don t think that this relationship...

Teen Dating Issues: Michigan Laws, michigan laws, age of consent
michigan laws, age of consent: Hey Austin, Well that could be an issue, with age of consent and all. But yes you got that right as long as you don t have sex it won t be illegal but it s always up too the parent they could have have either one of you get in trouble so just watch out....

Teen Dating Issues: i'm still crushing on my friend, brother card, sense of humor
brother card, sense of humor, new girl: No, Chris, I don t think you made a mistake by telling her. I doubt your revelation had anything to do with her moving on. That s just what happens when some people grow up - they grow apart. Be grateful that you didn t invest a lot of yourself in a full-blown...

Teen Dating Issues: mixed signals, high school dance, school dances
high school dance, school dances, mixed signals: hard to say with guys! :) do you want to ask him out? i would do that if your ok with it. there is nothing wrong with that. if your not ready to that then i would just continue to act like you normally do around him. maybe flirt with him a bit sandi...

Teen Dating Issues: Nervous..., none of my friends, childhood friend
none of my friends, childhood friend, nervousness: dating is all about finding the right person for you. you will get hurt but thats normal and it will make you a stronger person in the long run. you shouldn t be afraid to date someone because of getting hurt; it will happen at least once! :) i would not...

Teen Dating Issues: I need Help, cusion, stares
cusion, stares, smiles: Dear Jennifer, Sorry for the late response. Well since his cousin smiled at you and in no way showed that what the boy said was bad then there is a possibility that he likes you. He is after all, always smiling at you which is a good thing. Maybe you...

Teen Dating Issues: nerdy girl with a popular guy, popular guy, smart girl
popular guy, smart girl, nerdy girl: Hi Maria - I think it s worth a shot - after all you aren t sure yet if he likes you or not. I say stay friendly, try to build up a bit more of a daily relationship with him, and then if he seems friendly enough ask him out! I know that can be pretty nerve...

Teen Dating Issues: Phone sex, butterflies in your stomach, hey katie
butterflies in your stomach, hey katie, smooth road: Hey Katie! Its not a stupid question, trust me, its the MOST common question, we ve all had at least once in our lives. Okay so phone sex, is more verbal and intense then sexting . Basically, you both need to be completely alone somewhere, bedroom is the...

Teen Dating Issues: Possibility, arab country, beautiful girl
arab country, beautiful girl, down time: Hi A! Its perfectly alright if you don t want to give your name! And don t even apologize its not a long question i get questions that are even more than a page long! Okay so if she is more friendly with you then with others then she has some feelings for...

Teen Dating Issues: Is this possible?, beautiful girl, down time
beautiful girl, down time, paraphrase: Dear A, [it is quite okay not to give your name] There is a possibility that she has an interest in you. Maybe the rub on your back was her way of flirting with you. It would help if you give off signals yourself to let her know that you are interested...

Teen Dating Issues: Just have questions.., bad person, yahoo answers
bad person, yahoo answers, birth control: Ci Ci, First off, birth control usually takes a week to a full cycle to start working but if you use a condom you are being safe. The fact is after 5 days the birth control is most like not effective yet, so you could make your decision off of that. You...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationship/cheating issues, gonna break, guy friend
gonna break, guy friend, gay guy: Dear Marissa, Nothing is wrong with liking other guys, it just shows that you are not that into youe boyfriend as you would like to believe. We re human and its only natural that if we see a guy who catches our eyes because he is handsome, we will look....

Teen Dating Issues: Relationship issues, year and four months, relationship issues
year and four months, relationship issues, carefree life: May, three things: Routine is normal. It s grown up. If your boyfriend finds routine frightening or boring, then he s probably clinging to the carefree life of childhood. Since you didn t list your ages, this could be because you are both too young...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationships, one of my best friends, good friends
one of my best friends, good friends, right time: Jessica, I really don t think that they are going to last very long, there is obviously something wrong with their relationship if they keep breaking up. You should never lie, because it will only mess things up for you and make things very complicated....