Entries in Jealousy (20)

Wednesday
Jul092014

Is trusting your morals enough to prevent an affair? 

What simple move can save you—from yourself?

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Wednesday
Jul112012

Q&A from “How To Get Rid Of A Rival: Survey says…”

Wise Readers, What if someone married or male had asked me Tricia’s question about getting rid of a rival? Would a man use the same techniques as a woman? Should a woman with children ‘dump the chump’, as I advised Tricia? And what did the Survey answers say on Question 3? Read on!

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Tuesday
Jun262012

How To Get Rid Of A Rival: Survey says...

Dear Duana, Dave and I’ve been dating half a year. A couple months ago, he and ex-girlfriend Megan renewed their friendship. I’ve asked to go along on their outings (they still go to movies, concerts, out to eat, hang out at one another’s apartments)—but he said no because “it would hurt Megan to see us together.”….how much contact is appropriate between my boyfriend and his ex-girlfriend, who appears to still harbor feelings for him while he claims they are ‘very good friends’? And what is my best bet for minimizing the threat she poses to our relationship?

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Wednesday
Jun202012

Folk Wisdom: (How) do you get rid of someone who's making a play for your partner?

Wise Readers, Sometimes, an outsider—an old flame, a new flame, an unknown, an all-too-known—makes a play for our partner. Maybe it’s someone throwing themselves at our husband, or wife, or boyfriend, or girlfriend; maybe it’s subtler than that. But whether the interloper is representing as just-a-friend or an open threat, our Spidey Senses are suddenly on red alert…What do you think a person should do in that situation—if anything? Take the questionnaire—this week only:

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Wednesday
May092012

Dating The Not-Quite-Divorced

Dear Duana,I’ve gotten involved with three women I met online in the last year, only to find they were all still married. I had asked each of them whether their divorce was final before meeting in person, and they all said yes! Do I need to see finalized legal papers before I can meet someone for coffee? Dan Dear Duana,I’m a single mom, and I’ve been set up with another single parent who is ‘not quite divorced’. Do you think he’s on the rebound? Should I suggest he contact me when the divorce is final? Should I have one coffee date and see what I think? Cindy

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