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Trust My Wife, Don’t Trust Her Friends

Q: My wife’s upset at me. She doesn’t have any friends anymore. The issue is that all her friends are men. I want to be supportive of her social life but I don’t like it when a bunch of men want to hang out with my married woman. I’m not insecure. I totally trust my wife but I’m sure she wouldn’t be happy if a bunch of women started hanging out with me. How should I approach this issue?

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Should I End a 40 Year Friendship For My Boyfriend?

Question: I have had a close male friend for over 40 years.  Nothing has ever happened between us – it has been strictly platonic.  I am dating someone new and my boyfriend has expressed he is not comfortable with the relationship.  Should I end my friendship or should it be a non-issue?
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Do I need to be friends with my BF’s hubby to keep my relationship with my BF?

Question: My best friend got married and her new husband and I got along at the beginning. Now, it has been about two years and every time she wants to visit – he is conveniently busy. It doesn’t matter what it is, he somehow finds a way to disappear. Do I need to be friends with him too to keep my relationship with my best friend?

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Stopping My Friends From Cutting Me Down

You asked Coach Allana Pratt: I love my girlfriends but they can be a little snarky at times, which drives me nuts. How can I keep my friendship but politely tell them to stop cutting me down?

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