Anonymous asked: Can you ever be friends with an ex? I've tried. Several times. Each time it ends badly and I think whyBut there's always something that makes me think about her again. It's not like I'm looking for a relationship again. I'm sure I've traumatized her enough. But I can't shake the feeling that she needs to be in my life somehow. How do I get her back even just to...
goinowen asked: How does the study of observational drawing change the way you view the world?
Anonymous asked: Dear Mister Misses, I'm in college and have a question that pertains to both creative fields and school workshops. Basically, I have to give and receive notes on stories all the time by classmates who have by extension of our time spent together, also become my friends. One of these friends has betrayed me in the past socially, and when I give them notes or suggestions in class (or out of it)...
Anonymous asked: MM, I find it difficult to craft one tidy question on something as complicated as relationships. So many puzzle pieces. But we are all really asking the same thing: How do we love ourselves and let love in? We all try too hard. What's heaviest on my head is compromise. What is worth compromising in a relationship? I've had a busy six months feeling romantic interests out and all seem to...
Anonymous asked: A friend of mine is dating a man who's known to be a notorious cheater and womanizer, and I've heard from various people about him cheating on her in public. He also noticeably disrespects her in front of mixed company. However, she isn't open to considering that he might be unfaithful even when I've tried to suggest that as a reason why he might do suspicious things that...
Anonymous asked: What inspired you to start an advice column?
Anonymous asked: how do you know if you're in love?
Anonymous asked: Can you explain to me WHY men still look at porn if they're in LOVE (REAL LOVE) with a girlfriend? like, why do that? if you love someone?
Anonymous asked: Is it coercion if you make a person want it?
Anonymous asked: I work with mostly guys in a very close knit, informal setting - how do I know if someone is joking with me or FLIRTING with me? Follow up: how do i flirt with THEM without making people feel uncomfortable?
Anonymous asked: If you were given the choice to either follow your dreams towards your, um, dream job or to go towards a business type job with more opportunities for growth/better pay, what would you do?
Anonymous asked: I've been seeing this guy for a few months. Things progressed quickly, but recently when I asked him where we were going, he seemed taken aback. We talked later, and he said he didn't know what he wanted but still wanted to see me and only me. Things are still amazing when we're together. I can tell he cares a lot, and there's a deep connection. However, now I see him less...
Anonymous asked: A year and a half ago my boyfriend of four and a half years ended our relationship. He has spent the last year and half sporadically trying to rekindle the relationship. I have told him several times that I do not want that, but he keeps messaging me, even if I don't respond. I don't know what to do anymore and I don't know what to say to him.
Tom Scharpling - host of The Best Show on WFMU
” You get so many people who talk about what they are going to do. I think they get the same kind of emotional, almost chemical, satisfaction out of when they say, “I’m gonna write this thing, and it’s gonna be like this, and this is gonna happen, then that’s gonna happen.” They talk you through it, and they’re getting the same satisfaction from your reaction as if they actually did the...
Anonymous asked: Have you ever been in love? My immediate thought was to say yes, once. But then I thought that before that person was in my life my answer would have been yes, once. And before that person yes, once. And so on and so forth. So I don't know if my answer is yes, once; yes, many times; or no... thoughts?
Anonymous asked: If you know someone is bad for you, but you still want them, what would you do?
Anonymous asked: Do you feel like everything you have is everything you need or is something missing? I'm listening to a song like right that has the line "something's missing". I feel like I have everything I need but I want more. I feel selfish.
Anonymous asked: Am I loveable?
Anonymous asked: How can I make you love me?
Anonymous asked: As you lay awake looking at your ceiling, what do you want to do at this exact moment? Example I want to go swimming underneath a clear starry sky. The combo of water and stars makes me feel small and insignificant compared to all that space. It also calms my mind and heart. Too much worry in my head.
Anonymous asked: Have you read Warm Bodies? It seems right up your alley.