Archive for Questions and Answers

Son’s Asking about Absent Father is Heartbreaking

Q:  Allana, I am trying so hard to be strong for my child but every time my little boy asks me about his father (who isn’t in the picture), my heart breaks. What do I say to him? Why is he asking so much many questions about a person he has never met?

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Need One Lined Up Before I Can Move On

Q:  Coach, I have finally figured out something with the help of a friend of mine. I can’t move on from one girl/woman without meeting another.  I am still hung up on my ex-girlfriend but I realized I only got over the girlfriend before her because of her (and the one before that…) How do I break this cycle of having to replace the old with the new in order to be happy?

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Celebrating the Holidays with a New Girlfriend

Q: What is the sweetest thing a man can do in a new relationship around the holidays that won’t scare off a new girlfriend?

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Overzealous Husband Outshines Wife

Q:  My husband is an extreme extrovert and I am more on the quiet side. It isn’t a thing until we go to a social gathering and he is part of everyone’s conversation. I mean he completely dominates them. I don’t want to tell him to ease up but in the rare moments when I do want to participate I feel as if I’m standing in the dark while he is hogging the spotlight. How do I convey this to him?

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Why Haven’t They Gotten Married Yet?

Q:  Allana, when two people have been together for so long they can almost finish each other’s sentences, do you think it is appropriate to ask them why they haven’t gotten married yet? I don’t want to pry but maybe he or she just needs a little push to get the conversation started.

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Strong Women are a Threat? WHY?

Q:  Allana, I am a strong fierce woman who speaks her mind. I work with several men and the rumor around the office is that they want to get rid of me because I won’t submit and do just as I am told. What is going on in this world that we live in where a strong woman is such a threat?

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