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How will my relationship with my husband change with a new baby?

How will my relationship with my husband change with a new baby?

That's up to you two: You can look at the child as a common responsibility and let it bring you closer together as you help each other through the difficulties, much as military service can make people friends for life. Or you can find one of the many ways ("not my job", "baby loves me more", "you don't know what i'm going through") that a baby can pull you apart. The relationship will be what you make of it. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my relationship with my husband to change after baby?

Is it normal for my relationship with my husband to change after baby?

Yes: Yes! everything changes after the birth of your child! the focus shifts from the marital relationship to the baby! your baby's needs take precedence. The roles in the family shift. There are a variety of stresses in play here, from financial changes to the emotional changes of adjusting your new life. But remember to still put your marriage first and your child second, not the other way around! ...Read more

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Afraid that my ED will interfere with my relationship with nice ladies. Should I just give up on my sex life?

Afraid that my ED will interfere with my relationship with nice ladies. Should I just give up on my sex life?

NO: No. Go see your doctor and get help. Go through your med list to look for meds that might contribute. Check a testosterone level, and ask your doctor what you can do. ...Read more

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My ex had a baby with his new girlfriend and it is really difficult for me to see. How can I deal with this difficult emotions?

My ex had a baby with his new girlfriend and it is really difficult for me to see.  How can I deal with this difficult emotions?

Why force yourself?: Do you have to see your ex, his new girlfriend, and the new baby? If seeing them is difficult for you emotionally, why do you force yourself? ...Read more

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How can I handle my new responsibilities as a caregiver and husband?

How can I handle my new responsibilities as a caregiver and husband?

Listen to your gut: My parents are older. My children are 3-23 yrs old. My patients are 9-99! knowledge comes with time, but love and guts will get you through anything. You may not always be right, but at the time you are faced with decisions, you will do the best you can. No regrets, lots of luck and face it, we are not perfect. So let's do for others what we feel they would do for us when love is in the heart... ...Read more

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My wife's aunt has a daugher with down's syndrome. What are the chances my wife will have a baby with down's? Wife is 32 years old and pregnant.

My wife's aunt has a daugher with down's syndrome.  What are the chances my wife will have a baby with down's?  Wife is 32 years old and pregnant.

Not a family issue: Your wife's basic risk of a ds birth is estimated at 1/800. There is a basic risk of 4% with each pregnancy for an unexpected outcome such as cleft lip/palate, prematurity, delivery issues, etc. Having a second degree relative with a ds offspring does not increase her basic risk to any significant degree. ...Read more

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How can i build loving lasting relationship with my six year old. He does not want to go anywhere with me but spend all time with his father?

How can i build loving lasting relationship with my six year old. He does not want to go anywhere with me but spend all time with his father?

Focus on quality: Your son has different needs for both parents. At 6 yrs, he is probably more interested in the outside world where physical action, sport etc would be more fun. After talking with Dad, make a weekly activity chart with roles assigned, including some bed time ritual. Display chart at a prominent place. The key in dealing with children behavior issues is in being consistent with a united front. ...Read more

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My mother was diagnosed with klebsiella in her throat. I am her caretaker and I have a new grandson can I pass this on to him after being with her.

My mother was diagnosed with klebsiella in her throat. I am her caretaker and I have a new grandson can I pass this on to him  after being with her.

No worries: Klebsiella in the throat is unlikely to be the cause of any symptoms. It is normal in people's intestines and we're all exposed to it from time to time. Klebsiella sometimes causes urinary tract infection, pneumonia, and even more serious bloodstream infections (sepsis), but mostly in otherwise unwell people, especially those in hospital. If otherwise healthy, you and grandson are at no risk. ...Read more

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How can I maintain an optimistic relationship with my wife?

How can I maintain an optimistic relationship with my wife?

A lifetime's joy: Trust her. Be a little bit blind to her faults. Don't try to understand her or make her understand you. Listen. Relationships are more important than being right. Find something that you can both reasonably believe in and that serves others and share this activity. Do what you can to make her happy. Honor her in front of others. Make her feel loved, safe, protected, adored. ...Read more

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My new girlfriend had bad boyfriends that controlled her in the past, how can I help her see i'm different?

My new girlfriend had bad boyfriends that controlled her in the past, how can I help her see i'm different?

Difficult: Your girfriend probably has some personality issues that makes her attracted to this type of man. You could bring up the advantage of being with someone like you, but you are probably in for a rough time. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a 4year old and a newborn. How can ensure my toddler doesn't revert back to being a baby and isn't jealous of the new baby ?

I have a 4year old and a newborn. How can ensure my toddler  doesn't revert back to being a baby and isn't jealous of the new baby ?

Difficult to ensure!: Reversion by older sibs is very common. Don't be surprised. They are just seeking attention. Make one-on-one time for your eldest whenever you can. ...Read more

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How will my son dating a girl with HPV affect his life and sexual activity?

How will my son dating a girl with HPV affect his life and sexual activity?

Possible HPV warts: Hpv is a group of viruses that are extremely common. If your son has not received the Gardasil vaccine and she has a history of genital warts, then he could be at risk of getting the strain of hpv responsible for warts. They would be visible, raised projections from the skin around the vagina, vulva, anus, thighs. Most likely, she has a strain of hpv found on pap smear but might not have warts. ...Read more

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How can I share joy about my pregnancy with my partner who decided to not carry a baby?

How can I share joy about my pregnancy with my partner who decided to not carry a baby?

?????: Do not know exactly what you mean, but if she is your partner , she should be happy for you and i assume she will be participating in the entire process. ...Read more

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My ex split with me with my young daughter pregnant after 7 years relation he want to have sex with me after a year it can be better to be to together?

My ex split with me with my young daughter pregnant after 7 years relation he want to have sex with me after a year it can be better to be to together?

Complex issue: This is a very complex issue. Trying to provide a quick answer using this venue - would not do the situation justice. Consider seeing a therapist, discussing with a pastoral counselor or discussing with trusted individuals who have good judgment. ...Read more

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Can my husband and I take a trip without our baby, and just leave him with grandparents?

Can my husband and I take a trip without our baby, and just leave him with grandparents?

Book the tickets now: Having just finished baby sitting our grandchild the answer is yes. This will give the parents a needed break and the grandchild will really enjoy some bonding time with grandma and grandpa. It is a win-win situation. Your child will adjust wonderfully upon your return. They do not forget mom and dad. Have fun! don't forget to buy grandma and grandpa a fun present on your trip. ...Read more

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How can I maintain a healthful relationship with my partner who has cancer?

How can I maintain a healthful relationship with my partner who has cancer?

Respect, empathy and: Compassion. People with cancer are not that different from normal people and you should treat your partner as s/he would like to be treated. In general treating a person with respect, empathy and compassion will work in almost all instances. ...Read more

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Iam finding it very difficult to get over my 15 years realationship with my ex who i believe a narcissist. He seems so happy with his new girlfriend?

Iam finding it very difficult to get over my 15 years realationship with my ex  who  i believe a narcissist. He seems so happy with his new girlfriend?

Seek help: He might be happy with her, but if he's narcissistic than likely she might not be as happy. All that said, if it wasn't working for you when you were with him, why are you still thinking about him? Whether he is or is not happy, you need to move on and get a life for yourself. It sounds like you are stuck and need help moving on. I would suggest therapy to help. ...Read more

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