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Obsession over bad boy comes out of nowhere

Dear Straight Talk: I’ve been dating this boy for a year and five months and we are in a happy relationship. I love him very much and wouldn’t think of breaking up. But suddenly, with no warning or past history, I got feelings…


“Fifty Shades of Grey” — best movie to miss and diss

Dear Straight Talk: My women friends, many who are mothers, rave about "Fifty Shades of Grey". I found the film appalling. Sexual wounds affect people for life and this generation is already very wounded around love and sex. The movie tells…


Older sister needs to get thoughts under control

Dear Straight Talk: I'm 17 with a 12-year-old brother who I love very much. I've always been a good big sister to him and he comes to me for consolation and advice. We have to share a bedroom and seeing each other nude has never…


Here’s to you Mrs. Robinson

Dear Straight Talk: I'm 17 and being seduced by a "Mrs. Robinson.” She’s a rich divorced friend of my mom's in her 40s, in great shape and very attractive. First she offered me good money to do yard work. Then she started…


He’s just not that into you

DEAR STRAIGHT TALK: I’ve had a crush on “Kaz” since last year. We’re both freshmen. You could say I’m pretty obsessed over him. He’s really sweet, and…


Nonstop “guy talk” perennial pastime for girls

DEAR STRAIGHT TALK: My 15-year-old daughter is a sophomore at a large coed Christian high school. Recently, I transported 12 girls to their junior varsity volleyball game. Then,…

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