Dr. Date,
My boyfriend has a really stressful job/class schedule this year, and he gained about 40 pounds. I feel bad for saying this, but it’s really, really bothering me. I don’t find it attractive, and honestly, I think his stress is just an excuse. I exercise every day and eat healthy, and I don’t think it would be that hard for him to do the same.
How can I motivate him to lose some weight and get back to being the guy I started dating?
Dr. Date,
There’s this girl I’ve known since freshman year (we’re seniors now). There’s always been some chemistry between us, but nothing ever happened because we both always had a significant other. I have a girlfriend now, but she is single.
Dr. Date,
My boyfriend writes about music for a fairly well-known website. I’m also a writer and really like music, although I write about different things.
Dr. Date,
I’m in love. This girl is perfect — beautiful, smart, funny, sweet. The problem is, she only speaks Spanish and I only speak English. I’m not imagining this connection (we’ve already slept together), but I’m a little worried about the language barrier. Is it something we can overcome? Love conquers all, right?
—Lost In Translation
 
Dr. Date,
There’s this guy I met during Welcome Week three years ago. We immediately hit it off — hanging out every day; eating breakfast, lunch and dinner together; watching movies at night and sometimes falling asleep together. He was my best friend and, as I’m sure you guessed, someone I quickly fell in love with.
Dr. Date,
The guy I’m currently seeing acts really strange about money.
He’s never shy to mention that he makes a decent salary, which bothers me. The weird thing is that he doesn’t really seem to be bragging, it just comes up in conversations in the same way that a vacation or a favorite TV show would.
 
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