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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  August 26, 2011

Piercing pride, diving into drinks, and Facebook fanatics

I am 18 and am currently in the midst of the search for my first job. I have three facial piercings and I am wondering if this will be detrimental in landing a job ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  January 07, 2011

Curfews, Christmas, and the company's dime

I am a bit stumped by this matter and perhaps you can help me. My son has recently turned 18, he is a senior in high school. We have been discussing a change in his curfew time ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 17, 2010

Weddings, speakerphones and secrets

Recently, my husband was invited to the wedding of one of his co-workers. I found it odd that the invitation was addressed solely to him, as she has knows he is married and has met me on a few occasions.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 10, 2010

All due respect

There's a guy named Carson that I know at school. He is 16 and next week I will turn 14. He told me he liked me last spring and I liked him too, but it just wasn't the right time because he had a girlfriend ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 03, 2010

False starts

I have recently tried online dating. My last few dates have all lied about themselves in some way ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 19, 2010


Singled out

I'm 28 years old and for almost a decade now I've been a vegetarian. Not a vegan, a vegetarian. Still, members of my family give me a hard time about this by making me feel that I am somehow weird ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 05, 2010

Nervy neighbors

For the past few years, my wife and I have been very friendly with a family that lives across the street — a husband, wife, and their two young children (ages 4 and 6). Until recently, I've assumed that they were what they appeared to be — a happily mar
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 08, 2010

Loudmouths and liars

A couple of years ago, I met a man who I fell in love with. Although it was a long-distance relationship, he wooed me ardently for months — until his wife called ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  September 17, 2010

Trust me

I’m a junior in college and have been in a committed relationship for more than two years. Because I attend a school in Europe, our relationship is mostly long-distance.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  July 16, 2010

Breaking up, making up

I'm in my late 20s and, after living with a woman for 14 months, we are breaking up in a very unpleasant way.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  July 09, 2010


Getting to know you

I understand from a friend of mine that you can tell if a man has recently had sex by checking his testicles. What's the deal with this?
 Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  June 18, 2010

Graceless grandma

My husband and I have a nine-year-old and a 12-year-old daughter; two years ago we all went on a vacation with my mother-in-law ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  June 11, 2010

What is rude?

My mother got ___faced at a family event and started a fight with me ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  May 21, 2010

Bell ringers and brown nosers

It was a number of months ago when I first observed a guy who was working as a barista at the coffee place I favor in the morning ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  May 14, 2010

Dick in a box

It was my birthday last month and when I received my gift from the guy I’ve been going out with for the past (almost) three months, I was shocked and embarrassed ...  
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  May 07, 2010


The two-ply muse strikes again

You’re really on to something here, Mr. Creativity ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  April 23, 2010

Great wipe hype

There’s this girl that I really like, but every time I try to talk to her I don’t know what to say.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  April 09, 2010

You're a nice kid, but who likes goats?

I find most people quite boring.
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  March 19, 2010

The Sound of Squabbling

I got married at the age of 22 to my very best friend. The marriage seemed like a dream come true for the first six months or so ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  March 12, 2010

Where the Single Straight Men Aren't

You probably get this question a lot. It's about how to meet people ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  March 05, 2010


Eine kleine Nachtbukkake

My boyfriend of nine years is being a little difficult ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  February 26, 2010

Navigating W.C. minefields and other dinnertime hangups

I recently went out to dinner with a woman. This is the first time we had seen each other alone in a strictly social setting ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  February 19, 2010

Dennis the menace, the Steve Buscemi Maneuver

I've been going with Dennis for two and a half months and we have grown very close, very quickly ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  January 29, 2010

Family affairs and piledrivers of love

I'm 16 and a sophomore. I really like this guy in my homeroom but he doesn't pay any attention to me ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  January 22, 2010

Have Yourself a Mugabe Little Christmas

I work in a small office where everyone gets along well. I am in my early 20s, the youngest and only single employee ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 25, 2009


Erection Results

When the pain and disappointment of my divorce finally started to fade, I started to go out with various women ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  December 11, 2009

Dogged by Rovers, virginity-thieving girlfriends

Let me start off by admitting that I have a pretty jaded view of men ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  November 27, 2009

Re-Meat the Feebles

My friend is a woman that I have known for years and it seems that in the past few months I’ve re-meat [sic] her ...
 Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 30, 2009

Pop Trash, Snow Parking and MRTPQ


Fletcher takes out the Pop Trash, we take your calls regarding snow parking etiquette and ask you "Who's face do you want?" in the Mega...
By Charlie  |  March 07, 2008