My family keeps on yelling at each other as a way to resolve conflicts. My mom screams whenever she has a bad day, while my dad talks down to us. I feel sick and nauseous every time I get yelled at. How can I develop a better relationship with my parents who come from a different culture?
My dog has severe separation anxiety to the point that he wets himself when I’m not around. My boyfriend recently told me this is causing significant emotional distress for him and even suggested he might have to live elsewhere if I keep leaving him with the dog. Where do I go from here?
“When I [22F] was a freshman in college I got a really cool job and made 1.7k a month. I’m really frugal and I was able to save it up. At the time, my sister [35F] found a well paying job and was raking in dough. Or at least that’s […]
“We [32M] started talking and became friends more than two years ago. She [26F] lives literally on the other side of the planet. We had a romantic relationship for about a year. It was very intense. Then one day she said that it wasn’t realistic for us to be together. […]
“I [37F] took an Ancestry DNA test to find out more about my family history. What I found out is that my father [64M] isn’t actually my father. It all started with a free trial to Ancestry. I like history and don’t know a ton about my family tree so […]
“I [28F] have been with my boyfriend [34M] for 7 years. I always assumed his mother was a bored housewife. She and I have had problems getting along because we each come from such different socioeconomic backgrounds. His parents lived on the west coast while we have been living in […]
“My [26F] friend [25F] and I don’t often meet up because our schedules often don’t line up. I usually try to make room for her in my schedule. To her credit, she also tries but is usually too tired after work. Despite this I still consider her a close friend […]
/u/Chansine writes on /r/relationship_advice… “My boyfriend [23M] and I [26F] have been dating ‘officially’ for nearly 3 months, but prior to that we have been talking/firting for 6ish months give or take. We love each other a lot but his parents get in the way. I am Australian, mostly white […]
/u/purrniesanders writes on /r/relationships… “My husband [26M] had his best friend [29M] and his GF [25F] over last night while I was at a game night. This morning my husband’s saying the GF told them all the stuff I say to her in confidence about my marriage. I am livid […]
/u/kitdog76 writes on /r/relationship_advice… “I am a 41m been married for almost 18 years, 2 kids, wife 40. It has been suggested that I should go to therapy because of lack of self esteem, low confidence, social anxiety,…. any number of things. My parents tried to get me to go […]