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Make It Stop: Should I Tell My Brother His New Girlfriend Sucks?

It would feel really, really good, but you probably shouldn’t do it. More »


Make It Stop: “My Friend Is Constantly On Her Phone When We’re Hanging Out”

Must Siri be invited as a third wheel on all of their lady dates? More »


Make It Stop: “I Got Back Together With My Ex, But I Haven’t Told Him I’m Moving”

And then there’s the fact that she’s not sure she WANTS to move anymore… More »


Make It Stop: “My Dude Hates All The TV Shows & Movies I Need To Watch For Work”

She’s a pop culture critic who has to watch a lot of TV and movies for work. He’s her boyfriend who finds all those same TV shows and movies boring. What to do?! More »


Make It Stop: “I Used To Be Sex Positive, But I’ve Lost My Mojo”

Fresh out of a longterm relationship that killed her sexual confidence, will this once sex-positive woman ever get her mojo back? More »


Make It Stop: “My Ex Wants To Get Back Together — But How Can I Tell If He’s Changed?”

He promises that he’s cleaned up his act, but how can she really be sure before giving their relationship another show? More »


Make It Stop: “Every Guy Who Hits On Me Is Already Taken

Sleazebag alert. More »


Make It Stop: “How Do I Find Someone To Date In Real Life, Not Online?”

“Guys [on] online dating sites, though available, are just not as attractive to me when we meet. There’s just so much you infer and observe by knowing someone in person that doesn’t come across in a profile. How can I find more people —in real life — to date who are available and appropriate?”More »


Make It Stop: “My Ex Isn’t Remorseful For Treating Me Badly”

How can you get over being treated badly when the person isn’t even sorry? More »


Make It Stop: “I Feel Guilty For Ruining A Great Relationship”

Ughhhh, the regret! More »


Make It Stop: “My Friend’s Facebook Posts About Her Kid Are Totally TMI”

When I’m scrolling my feed in public, I don’t want to see half-naked babies popping up on my screen.” More »


Make It Stop: “Why Do Dudes Keep Flaking On Me?”

Being blown off, well, BLOWS. More »


Make It Stop: “Did My OKCupid Date Stick Me In The Friendzone?”

They messaged online and texted for weeks, but when they met up in person, he didn’t seem as interested. What’s up with that? More »


Make It Stop: “I Met A Great, Funny, Smart Guy Online — But I’m Not Attracted To Him”

Is it wrong for her to continue getting to know him if she’s not sure it’ll lead anywhere? More »


Make It Stop: “My Just-Dumped Friend Needs More Of My Time Than I Can Give”

Ah, the recently dumped. Yes, they need lots of love. Yes, they need lots of attention. No, the heartbroken person can’t dominate your schedule for the foreseeable future. More »


Make It Stop: “I’m Afraid My Parents Will Hate My New Boyfriend”

Introducing a new relationship to the folks is nervewracking as it is, but especially so when they didn’t like the last guy you brought home… More »


Make It Stop: “My BF Loves Going To The Movies, But I Hate It!”

Where can she find the strength to endure loud chewers and constant iPhone checkers? More »


Make It Stop: “I’m The Worst At Staying In Touch”

So. Much. Effort. More »


Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Pays More Attention To His Phone Than He Does Me!”

It’s amazing he looked up from his phone long enough to even snag a girlfriend. More »


Make It Stop: “I’m Married, But I Can’t Stop Thinking About My College BF”

Ahhh yes, the oh so tempting “one who got away”… More »


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