Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

December 20, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I have had a falling out with some friends in my social circle. It seems that they were gossiping about me at a recent dinner and word got back to me. These aren’t close friends, just acquaintances through

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships — Old Enough for a Boyfriend?

October 11, 2017

Dear Stacy,

We are hoping for your advice about our 16-year-old daughter. After spending her high school years (so far) going out with groups of friends on the weekends and going to dances on group dates, etc., she wants to

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

September 28, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I am dating a woman and we are both in our 50s. We have each had serious relationships in the past (she’s divorced, with grown kids) and have been truly reveling in how wonderful it is to just

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

September 13, 2017

Dear Stacy,
My wife likes to shop a lot. I know how cliché that sounds, but it’s true. Her definition of a great weekend always includes a shopping trip. We have planned vacations around this “hobby” and I have indulged

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

August 23, 2017

Dear Stacy,

My husband and I have been married five years, are both in our mid-30s and have been trying to get pregnant for three years. We are working with a fertility practice and have had several heartbreaking experiences. I

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

August 9, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I am married and I had a one-night stand two years ago. The relationship with the woman was meaningless, but the experience showed me exactly how isolated and distant I was within my marriage. It took a while,

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

July 20, 2017

Dear Stacy,

When do you know it’s time to end a long-term relationship? A little background: we’ve been married 10-plus years, have tween-aged children, used to argue a lot, but now we just don’t talk about anything serious, ever. We

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

July 12, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I am in love with a man who has recurring panic attacks. He and I have been dating for several months and only recently did he share this information. He only told me because he was having a

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

June 21, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I graduated from a D.C. university last yI have been married for 15 years. We met right after we both finished grad school and have had a challenging marriage from the start due to her unrelenting anxiety. She

Murphy’s Love: Advice on Intimacy and Relationships

May 24, 2017

Dear Stacy,

I graduated from a D.C. university last year and then moved back to my home state to start my career. I’ll be completely honest, I didn’t like living in D.C. I was in a frat and the associated