The Walking Dead

Hi. I was recently in attendance at the funeral of a close relative. Normally, I try to avoid funerals whenever possible but, because this was my uncle, I had to be there. My problem is not that I attended the funeral but that I had to be around my family. I hate to be in … Continue reading The Walking Dead

The Grass Looks Greener

Hey there! Okay, here's my dilemma. I've been in a relationship for the past 8 years with my boyfriend. We decided early on in the relationship that neither of us wanted to get married or have children and that has not changed but I think I am getting bored. I'm beginning to feel like this … Continue reading The Grass Looks Greener

Is It Just My Imagination?

Hi Liz, I just want to get your take on this situation. I work in an office where I am 1 of 5 African Americans. My co-workers are pretty cool and they include me in on everything but sometimes I feel like our interactions are inappropriate.  I wear my hair natural and they always want … Continue reading Is It Just My Imagination?

Friends Come And Friends Go

Hi Liz, I have been friends with this girl since junior high school. We have always called each other best friends, sisters or cousins and we hung out all the time. Now we are both in our 20's and, even though we still get together, things don't feel the same. Even our conversations feel different. … Continue reading Friends Come And Friends Go

Once is enough.

Hi Liz, I met a guy through a mutual friend and we slept together.  I only wanted it to be a one-night stand.  The problem is, I'm not looking for a relationship but he keeps asking me to go out on dates.  I always make up an excuse of why I can't go but I … Continue reading Once is enough.

Not in her house.

My boyfriend and I live with his mother and stepfather in a three-bedroom apartment. We've been dating for 2 years and have been living here for one year. Our problem is his mother will not let us sleep in the same room. We're both in our twenties and we both work. We help pay bills … Continue reading Not in her house.

Go get your own.

 I'm seeing this guy who is in his forties for 4 months now. I'm 23. He's married but said that things are not the way they should be at home and he's thinking about leaving but doesn't want to hurt his wife by telling her so soon. He talked about us getting an apartment together … Continue reading Go get your own.

Living Single or Ready to Mingle.

Hi! So, I've been out of the loop for a while. My last relationship of 4 years ended badly and I have not had the desire to date anyone since then. It will be 2 years in May. Part of me is ok with not being booed up. The thought of having to get to … Continue reading Living Single or Ready to Mingle.

Her Boyfriend’s Wife

Hi Liz, A friend of mine had been dating a guy that she met through an on-line dating service for maybe 5 months now. She was very happy because he sent her flowers and I miss you text messages and called her almost every morning. She said he was limited in the amount of time … Continue reading Her Boyfriend’s Wife

Is Online Dating and Long Distance Relationships a Long Shot in the Dark?

Do you think online dating and a long distance relationship can actually work? My opinion: Let me address these two situations separately. The subject of online dating has been discussed between friends and I on many occasions. When online dating first came on the scene my acceptance of it was negative. My reaction was like … Continue reading Is Online Dating and Long Distance Relationships a Long Shot in the Dark?