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Help – My Son Is Flunking the 8th Grade!

Dear Tamara: My son just brought home another report card with straight Ds and Fs, all except for the B- he got in physical ed. I am at my wits end with him. My wife and I have done everything we know how to do. We have grounded him, taken away all of his things, […]

College Stress!

Dear Tamara: Help – college is STRESSING ME OUT! I am a sophomore in college and I am really beginning to get stressed out! And I don’t have anyone to talk to about it. I can’t talk to my parents, all they care about are my grades and making sure I am not wasting their […]

Showing Favoritism!

Dear Tamara: My husband has accused me of showing favoritism between our children because I spend a lot of time traveling with our daughter and preparing her for her pageants. I know the pageants are time consuming, but I really don’t think that is true at all. I love all three of my children the […]

How to Deal with Outgrowing Your High-School Sweetheart

Dear Tamara: I have a huge dilemma, I think I am outgrowing my high-school sweetheart. My boyfriend and I have been dating since our sophomore year in high school. Yes, we are your stereotypical match made in heaven. The captain of the football team and head cheerleader, the prom king and queen, voted most likely […]

How to Deal with a Mother in Law Who Hates You!

Dear Tamara: My mother-in-law hates me and I am having a hard time getting along with her. Things seemed really good between us before the wedding, but after we said “I do,” she completely flipped the script. I don’t know what I did to make things change so drastically. When I talk to my husband […]

How to Get Over Bitterness

Dear Tamara: Over the last few years, my mother has been trying really hard to build a relationship with me. She is calling more often, dropping by my house, and attempting to spend time with me and my two daughters. I don’t mean to come off as a bitter daughter, but it is hard for […]

Mixing Friendship and Business!

Dear Tamara: My best friend wants us to go into business together. At first, I was excited about the business opportunity, but the more I talk to people the more it makes me nervous. Everyone keeps telling me that you should never mix friendship and business because it can ruin a friendship. One person said he […]

Divorce or Stay Together?

Divorce or Stay Together for Kids

Divorce or Stay Together Should we divorce or stay together for the sake of the children? Dear Tamara: My wife and I have been married for six years, but we’re currently separated and considering divorce. We are in counseling, but I’m ready to end the marriage. I’ve tried to tell my wife how I feel, but […]

Wife Makes More Money!

Dear Tamara: My husband and I have been married for three years. When we first got married, he was the primary breadwinner of the family making over six figures. About a year ago he lost his job when his company closed, and he has not been able to find a new job that pays him […]

Bullied by His Teacher!

Dear Tamara: I think my son is getting bullied by his teacher. Maybe bullying is a strong word, but he is definitely a target! He is always in trouble with his teacher and receiving some type of disciplinary action and it is getting excessive. The teacher claims that my son is a constant interruption in […]