Posts By: Barbara Godin

Barbara Godin

Dear Barb – Constant Need for Reassurance Takes a Toll

Dear Barb: I’ve been involved with a woman for the past six months. We are both in our mid-thirties and are divorced. We really connected and got along fantastic at the beginning. In fact, I thought everything was going well until a few months ago when she seemed to become very insecure and had doubts… Read more »

Dear Barb – Different Worlds Can Find Harmony

This column originally appeared October 30, 2009, in issue 1741. Dear Barb: I am a professional woman in my mid-thirties. I am single but would like to find the right guy and settle down and have a family. Recently I began dating a really nice man who is divorced and has two children. We have… Read more »

Dear Barb – Rekindling Christmas Spirit

Dear Barb: It’s almost Christmas and I just can’t get into the spirit. I can’t find anything good about Christmas to celebrate. Everybody spends too much money, eats too much food, and drinks too much alcohol. Every year somebody in my family gets mad because somebody didn’t visit them, but instead went to visit another… Read more »

Dear Barb – Balance Guidance with Independence

Dear Barb: I am a single mother of a 12-year-old daughter. We have always been really close, until recently. Melissa has changed so much over the last few months. She is hanging around with a new crowd of girls that I don’t approve of. She has always been rather modest in her dress but now… Read more »

Dear Barb – Friendship Isn’t an Obligation

Dear Barb: I’ve been reading your column regularly but have never read of a dilemma like mine. I have a friend that I’ve talked to from time to time through the years. We never had much in common, but I managed to maintain somewhat of a relationship with her. Problems began a few years back… Read more »