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ASK GASE 11.07.2014

ASK GASE 11.07.2014

Jul. 11 | CAN’T COPE WITH HUSBAND’S DEATH AND CRUEL IN-LAWS DEAR GASE, Recently, my husband died suddenly. He was only 45, leaving me with two children, aged four and 17 months. It was such a shock and I’m struggling with my grief as well as having problems...

ASK GASE 04.07.2014

ASK GASE 04.07.2014

Jul. 4 | DATING OLDER MEN WHEN YOU ARE IN YOUR 40′S Dear Gase I’ve been divorced now for 6 years, and have enjoyed dating in my late 40s. Recently I met one man (also divorced) who is really special, and I’ve fallen totally in love with him. Thabo...

ASK GASE 27.06.2014

ASK GASE 27.06.2014

Jun. 27 | IS THIS LOVE OR JUST A WASTE OF TIME? DEAR GASE, I am a young lady aged 28 and started dating when I was 17, but have had nothing but bad luck with guys ever since. My first boyfriend (the father of my 8-year-old boy) cheated on me continuously and was...

ASK GASE 20.06.2014

ASK GASE 20.06.2014

Jun. 20 | HE’S SUDDENLY CHANGED BUT WON’T TELL ME WHAT’S UP DEAR GASE, I am 37 and my boyfriend is 28 – we have been dating for a year. We are working in the same department but different locations – he is in F/Town and I am in Gaborone. I met...

ASK GASE 13.06.2014

ASK GASE 13.06.2014

Jun. 14 | SHE IGNORES MY TEXTS AND DOES NOT ANSWER MY CALLS DEAR GASE, Just recently my girlfriend started behaving in a strange manner. She does not answer my phone calls especially when she has gone to spend the weekend at her home village, but refuses to give...

ASK GASE 30/05/2014

ASK GASE 30/05/2014

May. 30 | MY WHITE BOYFRIEND THINKS I’M A SERIAL WHITE-GUY-DATER DEAR GASE, I am a 22-year-old girl dating a French guy. Recently he found out that my last three exes were white and he is making it a big deal. He says our relationship is based on race but I feel...

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May. 23 |   BOYFRIEND WANTS TO KEEP OUR RELATIONSHIP SECRET I really don’t know what to do Dear Gase, ASK GASE I have been dating this guy for seven months now. We go to the same church and he is one of the workers there. The problem is that every time...

ASK GASE 09.05.2014

ASK GASE 09.05.2014

May. 9 | SHE THREATENS TO LEAVE BUT DOESN’T MOVE OUT DEAR GASE, Please help. I betrayed my partner, when she was pregnant for our first child, i cheated on her and got two other women pregnant and the third 1, there is no child. Now she has been threatening...

ASK GASE 02.05.2014

ASK GASE 02.05.2014

May. 2 | MY MAN STILL KEEPS IN TOUCH WITH HIS WIFE DEAR GASE, I’ve been in a relationship my boyfriend for almost three years but he is still married. His wife left him and their children and I started helping him with the kids. After a while, we fell in love...

ASK GASE 25.04.2014

ASK GASE 25.04.2014

Apr. 25 | I’M 16 BUT MY MUM STILL DOESN’T TRUST ME DEAR GASE, I’m a 16-year-old girl and my mum doesn’t trust me. I don’t have a mobile phone and I’m not allowed to go on social networking sites. In fact, I’m barely allowed out! I have done some...

ASK GASE 18.04.2014

ASK GASE 18.04.2014

Apr. 18 | WORRIED MY DREAM MAN WILL CHEAT ON ME DEAR GASE, I have met the man of my dreams and we have been together about two months. The trouble is, I have great difficulty in trusting new people as I’ve been cheated on in the past. Each time my boyfriend...

ASK GASE 11.04.14

ASK GASE 11.04.14

Apr. 11 | HE DOESN’T WANT TO PUT A RING ON IT DEAR GASE, I’ve been living with my partner for nearly four years and he has been separated from his wife during that time. We are both working and have a child together. Generally our relationship is fine except...

ASK GASE 04.03.2014

ASK GASE 04.03.2014

Apr. 4 | SHOULD I ASK MY BOYFRIEND FOR MONEY? DEAR GASE, I have been in a relationship with a guy for 10 months now. We both live in Francistown and I am a student at one of the secondary schools here. From my upbringing I was not taught to depend on a guy to...

ASK GASE 28.03.2014

ASK GASE 28.03.2014

Mar. 28 | NO MONEY OR HELP IN RAISING THE KIDS DEAR GASE, My problem is that I have two children with the same man, but he does not help with the upbringing of the children. The reason he gives is that he is unemployed, yet I know he is involved in a small income-generating...

ASK GASE 21.03.2014

ASK GASE 21.03.2014

Mar. 21 | I’M SO HURT THAT I’M NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR MY MAN DEAR GASE, I’ve been with my boyfriend for almost 11 years and he treats me and my children very well. And even though I work, he still provides for most things. Then a few months ago I found out...

ASK GASE 14.03.14

ASK GASE 14.03.14

Mar. 14 | HOW DO I CONVINCE HER SHE WON’T BE DUMPED? DEAR GASE, I have met this lady – she is 33 and I am 28. She has an 11-year-old daughter and the father visits, but only to sit for 20 minutes. The foundation of love between us is good and we love each...

ASK GASE 07.03.14

ASK GASE 07.03.14

Mar. 7 | HE’S A NICE GUY BUT I DON’T LOVE HIM SEXUALLY  DEAR GASE, I’m with a man who is quite a lot older than I am – I’m 26 and he is 42. He really is a great guy and we have a lovely three-year-old daughter. He also has four children from previous...

ASK GASE 28.02.14

ASK GASE 28.02.14

Feb. 28 | MY NEW MAN FRIEND WANTS TO GET CLOSER DEAR GASE, I am an unmarried 34-year-old lady with a five-year-old son. The father to my son has long promised marriage but has never taken any step to make this a reality. We don’t live together as he is working...

ASK GASE 21.02.14

ASK GASE 21.02.14

Feb. 21 | I NEED A THERAPIST DEAR GASE, I am a 21-year-old lady in need of therapy because I have a problem managing my anger, and have constant arguments with my boyfriend. Can you please recommend a therapist? Even a private one is still fine. GASE SAYS.. You...

ASK GASE 07/02/14

ASK GASE 07/02/14

Feb. 7 | VIOLENCE IN THE HOME HAS AFFECTED MY SON DEAR GASE, Last week I had a violent domestic row with my partner of six years. Regrettably this was in front of our six-year-old son. He was understandably traumatized by the incident especially as the police...