Posts in category "Dating/Relationships"

Time will heal

Dear Mel, At this point, I don’t know who else to turn to. My boyfriend just broke up with me, we have been dating for 2 years and I really thought our relationship was going somewhere. I’m so confused. What happened here? I am crushed. I am hurt. I’ve spent the past hour flipping through... Read more »

Baby daddies... and stuff

Dear Mel, I really like this boy, but there’s just one problem – he has a baby. The mother and him are still close, but they aren’t dating or anything. I am a senior in high school and he’s a sophomore in college. However, he is taking classes at a community college nearby to where... Read more »

Let's talk about sex

Dear Mel, My boyfriend whom I’ve been dating for three months now wants to have sex. I don’t really want to do that with him just yet, but I’m worried that he might break up with me or think I’m a prude. I know this is a pretty cliche question… I’ve looked at lots of... Read more »

Dateless in Chicago

Dear Mel, Homecoming is this weekend and I’m not sure if I should go or not. I do not have a date and almost all of my friends have dates. Without a guy to go with, I don’t see a point in going. What do you think? -Dateless photo courtesy of OakleyOriginals Dear Dateless, You... Read more »

Keep your distance from him

Dear Mel, How can I keep myself from feeling sad when I run into a boy who hurt me? I see him almost three times a week. -Hurt photo courtesy of andrea.rose Dear Hurt, I think the best thing to do for the time being is to avoid him. Don’t try to be friends quite... Read more »

Getting over him

Dear Mel, It’s me again, the one who wrote to you last week about the guy I had real feelings for. Well, I told him how I felt. We were both wrong – he doesn’t feel that way about me anymore. After years and years of him pining over me, I never thought that this... Read more »

Crushed (like an empty soda can)

Dear Mel, So there’s this guy. He’s my age and we’ve known each other since we were really little. For years, he liked me. A lot. But I only saw him as one of my best friends. Everything ended when I screwed up and rejected him six months ago. I hurt him and he cut... Read more »

To steal or not to steal

Dear Mel, My best guy friend is dating a girl whom I really like. Is it wrong to try to steal her? -To Steal or Not to Steal photo courtesy of lovelypetal Dear To Steal or Not to Steal, Um, really? If I was dating a guy and my best friend tried to steal him,... Read more »

I like him but he likes... her?

Dear Mel, I like this one guy but there is a problem: he likes another girl. I’m confused about how to go about getting him to notice me instead of her. -Crushing photo courtesy of Sara Alfred Dear Crushing, I’ve given this piece of advice many times before: out-do the other girl. Does she have... Read more »

Making prom night special (Wink, wink)

Dear Mel, My boyfriend and I have been together for close to a year and really, realllly love each other. We’ve had a lot of conversations about it, and next month after prom, we’ve decided to take things to the next level (ya know what I mean!?!). 🙂 I think we’ve taken a really mature... Read more »