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Friendship is a supportive relationship between two or more people. This kind of relationships involved mutual respect, affection, esteem, and knowledge when helping friends in times of need or crisis. Here you can ask questions about how to make friends, how to be a good friend, and much more.
The answer is yes! I am in the eighth grade and have been homeschooling for six years. I have so many friends it's not even funny. I have been involved in a speech and theatre group that is for homeschoolers since I was in third grade. I have also been involved in sports, bands and orchestras for a …
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let me make sure i understand the deal. "A" borrows money.... never mind. The LEINHOLDER who repos the car will sell it and deal with the person whose name was on the LOAN for the car. IF you are NOT either of those two, you are out of luck. You have made a DONATION.
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Look on your TITLE. You sign just as you do if they paid cash AND you sign as LEINHOLDER. Then when he goes to register it, they will show you as leinholder. If you have any doubts, go with your friend to register it. That way you KNOW its done. Repo it? YES, if , you know where it is. Before you gi…
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Repo whats left of the bike, sue him for the balance due, get a judgment for that amount, attempt to garnishee his wages. Contact his ins. co. IF you required him to maintain insurance coverage.
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No. He knew or should have known the risks. He chose to ride the motorcycle and he is responsible for the accident and any injuries he incurred. The correct answer is yes because in America anyone can sue anyone else. The question should be, "Can he win?"!   Yes, he can sue and unless he…
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I think peoples idea of love varies so much that many people don't know what love is. Love is not wanting to hurt the other no matter what. But does a man not love his wife if he cheats on her. Well, he is probably praying he will not get caught. sadly though a wife can smell another woman even if i…
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keep it to yourself, and forget about it. This is a really hard one to figure out and you will not win no matter what you do and here is why: If you sit down and tell your girlfriend her boyfriend is cheating on her she won't believe you. She will make up (denial) in her own mind that you are …
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Although many people feel they can be friends I don't believe you can. There was simply too much water under the bridge. I would just look forward to your future and not even go there.Good luck Marcy   passion still exists sexual chemistry still exists this is a recipe for disaster of one mor…
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%REPLIES% Answer Love is BLIND. Your family and your friends obviously care and love you very much. This kind of truth hurts. If you continue on this path of denial, it will only continue to get worse. You need to get real and deal with reality. Ask your self the question, why are so many of m…
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Good question! The answer is: there is NOT an availability of strangers to choose from. Strangers are, well...strange. People cheat with people they know for probably two reasons. First, the excitement of being with someone in a dangerous situation (not that being with a stranger ISN't dangerous). S…
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Where do you see yourself: Here's what the resume advice company Resume Edge recommends as a sample answer to the question, "Where do you see yourself in ten years?" In ten years, I endeavor to have refined my strategic and client relations skills. I intend to be a leading expert in estate planning…
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It depends if someone has traits or fully blown NPD. Generally speaking, no I don't think they can. Friendship is based on trust, how can you trust someone who is only friends with you because of what they can gain from you?I always find it difficult to tell a narcissist with someone that is just pu…
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We have sometimes had this problem. It is ususally solved by simply having two places to eat and socialize. I.e. one group eats in dining room, other in kitchen, or something to that nature. Also have different activites going on if possible. Of course this is assuming the people have the good sense…
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The commonality may be less the direct action of encouragement than a learned response to the abuse. The family may avoid seeing, hearing, or feeling that there is abuse in the relationship but respond to it as the abuser needs. So, the abuser gets his/her pay off. Obtaining help of family and peers…
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Friendship and abuse are mutually exclusive. You cannot remain friends with your abuser. You are confusing friendship and codependence.   No unless you have children together then you remain in touch in a civil manner. If you stay "friends" he will only use that as another avenue to control a…
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It is common for abusers to look down on people for whatever reason. It is common for abusers to assume the high moral ground. And it is common for abusers to feel jealous but castigate jealousy in others. Decrying in others your own traits, emotions and behaviors is called "projection". It is a …
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slap her and tell your friend "boyfriends do not hit their girlfriends" only cowards do that.
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%REPLIES% Answer Yes and it is also how an abuser makes themselves look "good" to the outside world. Most people do not know how abusive that person is at home. My abusive ex boyfriend talked bad about me to his entire family, he got each and every one of them to hate me. He talked bad abo…
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The silent treatment is a form of abuse favored by verbal and emotional abusers. Abusers are terrified of intimacy and commitment. They are afraid to lose control. So they try to alienate their nearest and dearest to avoid these "pitfalls" and, sometimes, to preempt inevitable abandonment.Since you…
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Few people - especially if they are really narcissistic - take kindly to being called narcissists.
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Because they show their friends the public persona, but you happen to see the abusive person. An abusive person does not "appear" abusive to the outside world. It is the false person the public sees, while their family sees the abusive side. If these people don't believe you about the abuse you end…
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You don't explain. Its' y our right to go out with friends and have fun.If he can't understand that or grip that reality, GET RID OF HIM!He is controlling and that tends to lead to worse forms of abuse (verbal,physical etc..).   Possessiveness is an emotion. It is not grounded in logic and ca…
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How do you know that she knows it if she won't admit it? A small minority of victims deny the existence of abuse because the abuser - and the abusive relationship - fulfill important emotional, financial, and social functions for the victim.   if ur friend is in an abusive relationship n know…
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Be there for her steadfastly and compassionately when she needs you. Help her to recognize that she has been abused. Help her to decide never to be abused or to accept being abused again. The best way to help ur friend get over n start a new life after an abusive relationship is to be there for he…
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Absolutely. If you really care about this friend just do one on one things with them like coffee or a movie. Don't involve them in your relationships, if you are single don't go to places where you are meeting a guy, because they will &&& it for you. They have problems but that is not yo…
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Answer Having been betrayed by your "friend", you avoid her hencefort at all costs. Answer Well, the only thing you can do is make peace with it. It's done but also remember what happened and try not to make the same mistake twice. It might seem really bad right now but it will die down.... D…
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basiclly try to stay away,but kind of put hints out there letting her know what is going on,it might help.   If there is truly abuse in the relationship, your friend has a sense something is wrong but is not acting upon it. The best thing you can do is not interfere or become opinionated, but…
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Being in an abusive relationship myself and many people telling me I needed to get out and that this man was no good...didn't help me. As a matter of fact, it further my stay, even though I knew I wasn't going to have a stable relationship with him. What I needed was someone to listen to me "drop hi…
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Answer You tell them again and again what you think they should do (when asked) and you refer them to relevant literature.   Abusive relationships have a positive aspect or the abuser could not attract a partner. The positive aspect diminishes as the abuse grows. The abused partner wants it to…
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you sound like a wonderful and caring friend, so for starters just let him know that he can turn to you whenever he needs a friend. also it sounds like maybe youre the only one he has told? Now i am assuming or rather hoping that this is physical abuse, and NOT sexual abuse, not that one is better t…
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Before you consider yourself anorexic please get your thyroid checked out by your doctor. Anorexics see themselves as always over-weight. They will have an aversion to food to the point where eating becomes a great problem and they simply grow thinner until they pass away. If you have any of these…
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No. The person would still be under the legal custody of their parents. The issue of the friend's mother giving consent is irrelevant. The mother could also get into serious trouble by allowing the minor to live in her home w/o the consent of her/his parents.
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Getting It TogetherWiki s contributors share their ideas:To be more than friends, you and the person you're interested in must both agree that you have stronger feelings for each other than just a friendship feeling. However, don't rush things. Start off as friends first and as you get to know the p…
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It happens between me and my guyfriend as well but we have a good-going friendship and not trying to ruin it. But you your really have s strongg feeling just tell him and see how he reacts,if he rejects it probably that he doesnt want to ruin a good friendship. I've had a similar situation as wel…
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On my opinion, I think it is not. Marriage is not just being compatible with each other. That was the biggest mistake I ever did. I thought we were so much compatible...then today my marriage is over. Answer Personally, You need to think about the fact that you are going to spend the rest of their…
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Whatever you feel. However, it is common to give him advice to "be able to move on and forget about it" and something along the lines of "you could do so much better". Your friend would like some reassurance and just a bit of friendship is the key. Keep them distracted and give some memories of past…
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Perhaps the question should be "Are you alright with the relationship?" If you are happy and things are going well, it is irrelevant what others think. However, if you feel you are at some level being used by the other person, I would suggest that you sit down with them and have a honest talk about …
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Tell her that what you said, was your mind crazy talking (if you were). If she still doesn't forgive you, then just too bad. Remember for all the guys out there, don't break a girls heart, or else your gonna get it.
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Answer If you truly love her tell her. The easiest way is to just tell her straight forward. She may need some time to think at first, or maybe she likes you back too, but in the same way you were wondering whether to tell her, she may have been wondering whether to tell you, too. So go on and te…
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Some definitions: a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love" any object of warm affection or devotion; "the theater was her first love"; "he has a passion for cock fighting"; to have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food…
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If you are in doubt if he cares about you or not, then he probably does not, unless you're a very timid girl who has difficulty believing that HE could like YOU. Or maybe it's YOU who doesn't (yet) like HIM and you don't want to try to develop feelings for him unless you know he's honest? Is th…
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What is wrong with honesty?   (above response) I agree, honesty is ALWAYS the best choice in relationships.Trying to have a romantic relationship with your best friend is a very wise decision, even though society sometimes doesn't think so for some reason. Best friends make the best marriages…
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keran + manisha + prabjot + banpreet +eniola +amanpreet =bffl
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You can't really be sure. Think about the situation from all angles. Inside and out. Think until you can't think any more because that's the only thing you can do. The answers are there, just keep your feelings a separate entity from the situation entirely. If they love you then they would do anyth…
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most likely the girl likes you but is intimidated of the fact taht their is a friendship involved between the two of you. either taht ir she doesn't know how you feel. maybe if you give her some feelings of yours she will feel able to open up with you.good luck  It could mean that the girl may…
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The best thing to do in this common situation is to tell her your feelings right off the bat. If the person waits and doesn't say anything then she might not know how he feels and will go on dating other guys without a clue of how that person feels and all that person will feel is anger and frustrat…
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It is impossible to rush someone's emotions. The best thing you can do is be patient and continue being good friends. If this relationship is meant to go further it will, and if not perhaps with luck, you will remain good friends and even after you go your separate ways. Yes, it is a risk, but one I…
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Answer Sounds like you are an Aussie (have an Aussie brother-in-law.) You are on dangerous ground my friend and I would keep walking! Crushes are just that and I hardly think it is true love. Sometimes we simply get bored with our lives and a little excitement is sooooo enticing. Please think ab…
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That's really hard. My advise is to be as open and honest with each other as you can; and, if it's possible, to still be friends. I was a cheerleader with him and he was my partner. I sat him down and talked to him, before he got a chance to drop me, and explained that I knew things weren't working…
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I'm really impressed with your post. This means you are sincere and a good person and care about your future and that of the person you are seeing. You show every sign of great maturity.The right time is:When you think of that person all day and miss them.When you know in your heart you love to be w…
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First you need to be romantic. It is the key. Do little things for her that say "I really think youre awsome" and build off of that.   I've done this a few times, but it only seems to work with ones who can take a joke (aka keepers.) Just come right out and tell her like it's nothing. If you …
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IF YOU HAVE THE SLIGHTEST INCLINATION THAT HE MIGHT LIKE YOU BACK THEN DISCUSS IT ON A JOKE LEVEL A FEW TIMES AND PLAY AROUND WITH IT AND SEE WERE IT GOES, BUT IF YOU FEEL LIKE YOU KNOW HE DOSNT LIKE YOU IN THAT WAY STAY AWAY FROM THE SUBJECT AND DONT RUIN A FRIENDSHIP BY MAKING IT AWKWORD.
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Long distant relationships are very difficult. Couples need to spend time together so unless you have the money to go see her at least every other weekend then I am afraid you may have some problems.Atleast always communicate with her.try to meet in a week or month.If you feel you can pull this off,…
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There is this girl who I have known since I was about six years old and now I am 19. I love her more than anything in the world and would never do anything to hurt her. Until recently I never really knew how strong my feelings for her really are. She is in a bad relationship, and I have been there f…
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you should ask her ,does she like you more than a friend,that part can be tough but its better to know than to be unsure,and how u purse a relationship is by not flirting too much back with her,try to get to know another side of her,like less flirt and more communication,so you will know where her h…
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You don't, just be good friends, and then before you know it, she might break up, and up and then she will say that she likes you. It happened to me. Do not try to be more than that, because you may never feel good about yourself. Find somebody that wants you. That's a tough one. Honesty is alwa…
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That depends on whether "someone else" loves her in return. If so, you hardly stand a chance, but you probably should tell her to realize it yourself. It'll be a compliment for her if you phrase it like one: "I know you're happily in love with X, but I just have to tell you that I feel attracted to …
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Well let me tell you the same thing happened to me and although your outcome may not be the same I will share my story. I went out with Jeremy for a month. Things were great and we felt in love. Then, the day before we planned for him to come over to my house, he suddenly said he needed space and di…
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He might act kind of strange and fidgety around you but nobody else. It probably means he likes you but does not know how to say it! He says the dumbest things just to keep talking, or he may play stupid to get your attention in general. He tries to hold your hand or starts talking dirty as a joke …
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You have to have a lot of trust !!Beware it is easy to lie and lead a bouble life. Afterall, how can you tell if what they say is true-i.e. where they have been, who they have been with.How do you deal with jealousy in a long-distance relationship?I would tell him/her don't be jealous just pick up t…
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No. My current best friend is a girl and we have an understanding. It's so much easier to communicate and better understand the opposite sex if your friends in that accord. She gives me the best advice on my relationships because she's a woman. And I can do the same for her. The one thing that I als…
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It depends on how she act around you. if she flerts with you and the way she looks at you.if she look into your eyes and give you that look which is hard to describe you will no what i mean when you see it then maybe yeah.If shes just normal the way she is with everyone then maybe no.But don't just …
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You have to be honest with your friend. Your friend may not speak to you for awhile, but will slowly come around. If you aren't sure about this person you both like and have no real intentions of having a relationship with him/her I would simply back off. If you are interested in this person, then p…
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Keep the friendship. It's going to be hard for a while, but the feelings will subside and the friendship can go on. We can't make people love us and it hurts, but don't let go of good friends because of it. Enjoy and cherish what you do have.   I recently had a friend who I almost became sexu…
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Communication is the key word here. Please tread carefully on this one. When the time is right (and you will know it) talk to your friend and tell him/her that you have grown very fond of them and would they like to go on a date with you. Stay away from the word "love" because it's too confining a w…
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I am sorry I have to be so brutally honest with you here, but this guy is a jerk! He's having a field day (a kid in a candy shop) at the expense of your feelings. Don't feel so bad, he'll date your friend and dump her too when he sees another pretty face.Even if you feel he has a crush on you, dump …
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You can't force someone to feel the same way about you that you feel for them. However, if you are just getting to know this person ask her out and let her get to know you better. Either you are both meant to be together or you aren't. It's all about chemistry.Good luck Marcy   You can't make…
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Yes, it's tough, but you're a survivor. You've survived other tough things in life, and you'll survive this too. If necessary, give yourself some room between yourself and them for now. No matter what, you don't want to be the cause of their breakup. Believe me, it will come back to bite you.
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The old-fashioned advice is: A woman never makes the first move. Believe it or not, there are good reasons to follow this advice. First, if a man IS interested, it may at first be a relief to him that he did not have to face possible rejection, but it's also a wake-up call to him that he hasn't the …
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Answer It could mean that he likes you. This is definitely something that you will need to talk to him about; however if he is already talking to you then this is a really good start!
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don't worry. he is trying to keep his friends from "stealing you away from him". its perfectly fine. he actually sounds to me like a good person.
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AnswerFirst, pray. Second, be a friend. You might babysit if she needs time in court, or counseling.A bit more:Make sure she knows that it most likely has nothing to do with her. There are some men who just don't have it in them to be faithful, no matter how much he may love his wife, or how much sh…
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just talk to people who you trust.
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Coming from a girl that knows alot about dating, Yes. Alot of times when their is a break up girls tend to look for oprions or ways to make the male jealous. the easiest way is friends. I'm a girl I've done it :). The girl probly wants you back, or maybe just wants to hurt you.  
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Who are you dating? Him or his freinds?I went out with him and his friends for dinner im dating him please advise... this is what he told me when i was with himYou missed my point. Don't worry about everyone else or what they think. It only matters between you and him. I would be a lunatic if I took…
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There is no "correct" answer because there are a range of them. However, the best thing to do is to show that you're not "against" bisexual or gay people and that you are a good friend. If it isn't true and he's not bi/gay, it could have hurt him slightly that you suggested it. Either way, be suppor…
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The way you can tell that a guy likes you just a friend or more than a friend is what he does. He likes you as a friend if you just hang out just as you and your friends would. But he likes you more than a friend if he comes and visits you all the time, buys you things, compliments you, tries comin…
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NEVER change who you are if you are a good person.In life, some people are really going to like you and some people (no matter what a good person you are) won't like you. In growing up all these years I think that was the hardest part of life ... realizing not everyone is going to like you. Here is …
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It depends on how long you have been going out with her what type of girl she is. If she's easy to talk too and has a good easy-going personality, then she is approachable. If you've just started going out or are thinking of dating more I'd wait a little. Mystery is what keeps a mate coming back. …
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If he doesn't show it or say it then he probably doesn't. Simply ask him.
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It's time to communicate and have a "tough love" chat with your girlfriend. Tell her to clean up her act and either break up with her boyfriend and quit cheating or you're not covering for her anymore. She is using your friendship and it could cost you more than one friend. Be true to yourself ... …
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There is nothing wrong with being friends with your ex-boyfriend. In fact, that should make you really happy because he will love you even more ...
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Answer If you hear the words "Open House" that means anyone can go. If not, then you have to be invited or you will be one uncool individual at school. The best thing is to get to know someone who is close to the students that have these great parties and hope you are invited. Don't crash these p…
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If you are this doctor's patient by the "Medical Code of Ethics" he could lose his license if he dates a patient. If you aren't his patient then there is no reason he can't ask you out on a date. If you aren't his patient and you strongly feel he's interested in you ask him out for drinks. Good luc…
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If you have real suspicions, then calmly approach the subject, explain you are feeling insecure about the closeness she has with your best friend. If you stay calm and don't accuse you will get your answers from the way she reacts and speaks back to you, getting angry is not the way to go....unless …
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true love is a special gift given to all who belive in it you will find a boy or girl in your life who you think is the one but you will not know this till you get a feeling that comes from the heart it feels like a tingle when you meet him you will know he may be ugly but apperences are not everyth…
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Well, sometimes its hard to tell. Probably what he will do is ask you to go everywhere with him (ie. the movies, the park, study, or even to a lunchtable) Plus (if you're lucky) he told his buds and they make a big scene when you 2 are together. i suggest asking some of his closets friends if he sai…
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I don't blame you one bit for being angry and upset. It's time to let this guy know that you aren't putting up with it. Even if you don't like fishing and didn't want to go with him hasn't he must have some buddies he can go with. He's pulling your chain and here is why:Some guys have ex girlfriends…
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It's time you matured and started to think as to why your marriage has failed. Did you have any part of it failing? Have you really tried? If your husband isn't a good guy, then stay strong and leave him! Why stay with someone you don't love? You are taking an easy way out and only 1% of people who …
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Answer There is only one way and that's to tell them you want to break up. Be kind about breaking up and just don't blurt it out and walk away. Even if it's a little white lie such as, "I care about you a lot, but I'm not ready for such a close relationship as I want to pursue more education (or …
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Next time you see her a lone aske her what is wrong and why she did it. if it due to that her friends don't like you and she will not look Cool in front of her friends and if that is the case I would find some else.Her friends may also just be more interesting for the moment. Try being friends with …
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Reverse psychology I do this all the time. It's called reverse psychology: trying to make the person feel like he doesn't want me in hopes that he or she will give in. He wants to have sex with you It means he wants to have sex with you and is hinting around to it hoping you'll give in. Unles…
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Humans are creatures of habit, do you still need a little more abuse?  Yes it is. It wont work for several reasons. First of all my ex abuser would want to stay friends as a way to eventually suck me back into the relationships. An abuser does not want a friend, he sees you as an object to be …
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If you are a close friend of this person, then are you sure you want to move forward with it? If so, then hint around at the subject of liking him and then when the time is right ask him, either send him a text or ask him face to face. If he says no, then yeah it will hurt a little, but you can s…
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I think he just want some time with his friends, i belive you are together most of the time, so he may just want time to talk with them (boys talk), maybe about cars or who knows, but i realy don't think he's doing anything bad, just need to relax and think about himself for a while, or just take a …
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I have been wondering the same thing!!!
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Answer well first off, it doesn't necessarily mean that your boyfriend really digs your bestfriend. I had a similar situation like this happen to me before. You need to sit down with him and really ask him why he keeps talking about her and that its bothering you and making you feel as if he like…
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it means that that person is your friend who you love to be with and i don't mean that love
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Answer 7/2/08The diagnosis criteria changed in 2000 so that people under the age of 18 now can be diagnosed. If your therapist is telling you other wise you can find the new rule on the internet and share it with them.The most effective therapy for BPD is DBT or Dialectical Behavior Therapy. It take…
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