Archive for #IntimateCL

Big Fight with Mom! Will She Ruin My Wedding?

Q: My wedding is in two weeks and I had a huge falling out with my mother. I lost contact with my father when I was young so she is my only family. What should I do? She is being really stubborn but I feel as if I should cave in just so she will be at my wedding. My concern is that caving in will only implode in the long run.

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Still In Love With My Ex!

Q: Allana, I think I am still in love with my ex. We are best friends now. He wanted my advice about whether or not he should get back together with his ex-girlfriend. We have come so far in our relationship that I don’t want to ruin it but it breaks my heart that he chooses her instead of me to rekindle a romance.

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Best Way to Help a Depressed Friend

Q: One of my friends on Facebook posted about his friend being depressed and asked what movie would be good to show them so they would appreciate life again. I think that’s a horrible idea. What do you think they should do or how do you suggest helping someone that is depressed?
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Am I Too Old to Catch a Man?

Q: Allana, at 43 I don’t feel as if I am good enough to “catch myself a man”, as my sister so kindly puts it. Any sage advice?

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Lost My Sense of Purpose

Q: Allana, on most days I have my shit together. But lately I just feel like I don’t know why I am doing what I am doing. What do you do when you feel like you have lost your sense of purpose?

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So Dark. Can’t See the Light

Q: Allana, I am so lost right now. I feel like I am being pulled into two different directions. I started journaling to give myself perspective but that isn’t even working. I feel as if my marriage is over, I hate my job, and I have shut myself off for so long that my friends have give up on me. I am trying to stay out of the dark edges of my mind but I do myself asking what’s the point?

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