Good Things Get Better, Bad Get Worse

Dear Short Answers: Is it okay to get married if you are not remotely interested in having sex with anybody at all –  ever, ever, ever?  I don’t think that my prospective husband believes me when I tell him this. Virgin bride Dear Bride: Of course it’s okay if you both agree.  But some folks [...]

For Richer or Poorer, Fatter or Thin

Dear Short Answers: Ever since we got engaged, my girlfriend has gotten fatter and fatter and fatter. If I even hint at this, she goes beserk and threatens to call off the wedding. I’m tempted to call her bluff because I would be humiliated to walk down the aisle with this bigger, fatter, grotesque version [...]

Take It, or Leave It

Dear Short Answers: I’ve been with my boyfriend for about 3 1/2 years. We argue so much and many times the arguments are unnecessary and foolish. I do love him, but it seems as though we have no communication with each other. He blames my family for most of our problems. How can I find [...]

Loves Me, Loves Me Not

Dear Short Answers: My boyfriend confessed that when he told me loved me, he got caught up in the moment.  After his little confession, he claimed he still wants to marry me (we’re not engaged by the way…just talking about it).  That was 10 months ago, and he still hasn’t said “I love you.”  He [...]

Premature E?

Dear Short Answers: Is it okay to be engaged after only 3 months? Got the Ring Dear Got the Ring: Engaged is okay — but keep an open mind while you get to know each other.  Honest intent is lovely, but slow down a bit.  3 months is still in the “anything can happen” zone. [...]