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My wife passed away, when is it time to date again?

Q: My wife passed away last year after a long battle with cancer.  She was the love of my life and I still miss her a lot.  I feel like I am ready to begin dating again – not anything serious, but companionship would be nice. The problem is that I have two adult children that are still very much grieving the loss of their Mother and I don’t want my choice to date to hurt them in any way.  What is an appropriate time to begin dating again after the loss of a spouse, and how I should approach this topic with my kids?
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Is my daughter having sex?

Q: I suspect my daughter may be thinking of handing her V-card to her boyfriend. Of course, I want to lock her in her room to keep her young and innocent forever — but I know that’s not realistic. I don’t want to encourage her to have sex but I also want to make sure she is prepared when she does. Any advice you can give me would be appreciated!!

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Sacrifice Independence to be with a Man?

Q: Why do women feel as if they have to give up their independence in order to be with a man? Why do women feel as if they are automatically suppressed if they date?

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Paranoid I am Failing Again!

Q: Allana, I am so paranoid of my wife cheating on me. I don’t know why, well actually I do. She almost had an affair a few years ago. She told me and she said she didn’t want to lose what we had so we went to marriage counseling. I don’t know what I did to drive her to almost cheating. What if I am doing it again. I don’t even know what I am doing wrong.
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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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Is the Firing Burning Out in My Marriage?

Q: Allana, my wife and I decided to take a second honeymoon to this cute little quaint town and when we first arrived, we were like newlyweds. But after day 3, she has been sitting on the porch talking to other people instead of spending time with me. Did the fire burn out that fast? We took this trip because we were starting to grow apart. What should I do?

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