Hello Ciiku Thanks for setting this platform to provide advice. I have a guy friend who I like very much. We both are interested in each other but haven’t taken any steps to start a relationship. However, we don’t talk or meet up as much as I would like and the main reasons are that… Read More Ask Ciiku: He isn’t a good communicator
Dear Ciiku, I have a FWB who is also a very close friend. I would like to ensure that it remains that way without feelings getting caught in the process but to also not treat them poorly in order to maintain this. How do I/we build the boundaries this relationship needs? Anon Dear Anon, A… Read More Ask Ciiku: I need to define boundaries with my friend with benefits
Dear Ciiku, So I’ve had this friend for about 10 years. I use the term ‘friend’ very loosely here, reason being she’s very toxic. We were very close in college but drifted apart soon after. We lost track but she somehow managed to find her way back into my life. Thing is: she gossips a… Read More Ask Ciiku: How do I deal with a toxic friend?
Dear Ciiku, My friend drugged me and I found out later. How do I confront this? Maddie Dear Maddie, I am so sorry that this happened to you, that someone broke your trust in such a manner. Not only did they do something illegal, but as someone you call friend, they broke boundaries of trust… Read More Ask Ciiku: My friend drugged me
Dear Ciiku I have a friend who spends some months of the year out of the country. We talk a lot and whenever she’s having a problem I try be supportive and help her out. However, I’ve noticed that whenever she’s in the country the friendship changes. We talk less and there is little if… Read More Ask Ciiku: I feel like a dial-a-friend
Hi Ciiku, I’ve had a rough couple of months and in this period I made a friend who seemed to have come into my life at the point where I had given up on people. We have grown rather comfortable with each other, we share details of what is happening and talk at least once… Read More Ask Ciiku: I Distrust My Friend
Hey Ciiku! I’ll get right to it. Dating your sibling’s friend who really really gets you, thoughts? Reese Dear Reese, My thoughts are that two consenting adults should date if they so choose. Now that that’s out of the way, I am curious as to the hesitation or even doubt about the situation. As though… Read More Ask Ciiku: Thoughts on dating you sibling’s friend
Hi Ciiku, I am friends with a girl and I think I’m developing feelings for her. We hang out a lot and enjoy each other’s company. I haven’t yet told her how I feel yet, but this is because I think it might ruin what we have. I am not sure my feelings are reciprocated.… Read More Ask Ciiku: Will our friendship survive?
Hi Ciiku. I’m a fattie, and I love the work you do for body positivity. I like to think I’m body positive myself- except for *myself*. I can’t stand my body. I hate my flabs and tummy and how round my face has become. I cannot look in the mirror and call myself a beautiful… Read More Ask Ciiku: I have internalised fatphobia
Hey, how does one know that they actually like someone and it isn’t just as a consequence of that person saying they like them. I am starting to think I may not know the difference. Missy Dear Missy, I read in a book; The single greatest predictor of love is proximity. Your point stands and… Read More Ask Ciiku: How do you know when you like someone?