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Shrink Wrap: Help! I have feelings for someone else

"Confused" is in a longterm relationship but having feelings for one of her friends. Find out what advice our relationship expert offers her.

In the Raw: The Facebook "status" dilemma

Generally, all eyes are on our "relationship status" on Facebook. Any time a change is made, the response of friends is often immediate, regardless of the change. But what about the impact on your partner? Even if the relationship is over, don't you want to salvage a friendship in the long term?

In the Raw: Seven misconceptions about therapy

Don't try to take short cuts, lie or keep secrets if you expect therapy to help guide you to new heights in your relationship. Jennine identifies some of the common misconceptions clients have about couples counseling.

In the Raw: Couples Facebook therapy

Relationships can be challenging enough without the added complications that a social networking site like Facebook can add to the situation.

In the Raw: How to bounce back after a gay bashing

Gay bashing doesn't just happen on Main Street U.S.A. any more, perpetrators are getting brave and going into the more gay-friendly areas, too. If you are the victim of a hate crime, here are some things to help you get back on track emotionally and mentally.

In the Raw: An issue of control

Jennine uses a personal experience as a metaphor to explain what not to do in determining your relationship's course.

In the Raw: The art of decision making when you both disagree

Sometimes making joint decisions with your partner can be difficult and we end up in a push-me, pull-you type of pattern. Find ways to make the decision making process easier and healthier between you and your loved one.

In the Raw: How to set boundaries when your friend is a drama queen

Drama queens are known for thinking their personal crises are more important than whatever else other people are going through. Here are ways to set boundaries with your friends and get them to listen to your problems, too.