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Ask Bear: My Boyfriend Hates Leaving the House

He likes to stay in. I like to go out. Will we just make eachother unhappy forever? Read more »

Ask Bear: I Know My Boyfriend is Abusive. Why Can't I Leave?

That’s his game. To assert his power. To gain control. Read more »

How "Her Story" Challenges the Way We Think About Trans Romance

The webseries about the romantic lives of queer & trans women in LA was just nominated for an Emmy.  Read more »

Ask Bear: Oh No! I'm Losing Interest in My Partner

“Does that mean I’m broken?” A reader asks for advice.  Read more »

Innovative Comic "Little Teeth" Explores Queer Pain and Romance

Queer animals live, love, and hurt one another in this thought-provoking comic.   Read more »

As a Biracial Woman, It's Powerful to See "The Mindy Project" Explore Identity

In my family, my race and my culture made perfect sense. Outside it, people didn’t always know what to make of me. Read more »

Ask Bear: What If My Relationship Has An Expiration Date?

A couple gets along great, but one of them is planning to move thousands of miles away. What do you do? Read more »

Ask Bear: Can My Boyfriend and Me (and His Kid and His Ex) Make a Home Together?

Adventures in cohousing! A reader asks for advice on moving in with their boyfriend who currently lives with his ex and their kid.  Read more »

Ask Bear: How Can I Forgive Someone for Dumping Me?

Being dumped sucks. But here's the good news: You’re not on his timeline anymore. Read more »

Ask Bear: My Friend Is Getting Married to Someone Awful. What Can I Do?

Our advice columnist weighs a tricky question: how to support a friend who's in a bad relationship.  Read more »

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