Dr. Margie Holmes - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Dr. Margie Holmes


In pursuit of justice for Liam Madamba

Jul 29, 2015 - 6:00 PM

The lawyer of the Madamba family pens an open letter to Dr Margie Holmes in response to her article The Suicide Blame Game

'PUBLIC HUMILIATION.' Trixie Madamba, the mother of British School Manila student Liam who committed suicide in February, says the apology letter her son wrote was 'not a reflection but a public humiliation.' Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

[Bodymind] Mga maling akala, paniwala ukol sa suicide

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Hindi tama ang paniwalang isa sa pinakamalaking dahilan ng suicide sa isang bansa ay ang kahirapan [sa pera]

[Two Pronged] Does size matter?

Jun 08, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Does the size of one s penis have a direct effect on his self esteem? Or is it all in one s head?

DOES SIZE MATTER? This week, 'Small Guy' writes to our Two-Pronged duo to seek advice about what he perceives to be a smaller package

[Two Pronged] Still waiting

May 25, 2014 - 1:16 PM

How long will you have to wait for a long distance lover?

WAITING. How long would you have to?

[Two Pronged] 21st century knight

May 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

When your focus tends to lead you away from the matters at hand

[Two Pronged] My father's keeper

May 11, 2014 - 10:00 AM

This week s writer finds himself in the middle of her parents differences

HIS FATHER'S KEEPER. This week's reader finds himself in the middle of her parents' differences.

[Two Pronged] I'm gay, epileptic and romantic

May 04, 2014 - 11:09 AM

What to do if you re gay epileptic wanting to break free from supportive women in your life and sad?


[Two Pronged] Is he in or not?

Apr 27, 2014 - 9:53 AM

This week s letter sender has problems with a man who goes on for days not calling or texting her basically taking her for granted Is he in or not?

[Two Pronged] Giving up on romance

Apr 20, 2014 - 10:14 AM

This week our Two Pronged duo explores the possibility of asexuality

[Two Pronged] Infidelity, STDs, and blackmail

Apr 13, 2014 - 11:07 AM

A presumably cheating husband uses his daughter for blackmail while he gives his wife STDs

SACRIFICE. A cheating husband uses his daughter for blackmail while he gives his wife STDs

[Two Pronged] A cold and sexless marriage

Apr 06, 2014 - 8:25 AM

A marriage with zero sexual activity: should you stay or move on to someone who can answer to your needs?

two-pronged sexless

[Two Pronged] Part 2: She had sex with ex, I want out, we have kids

Mar 30, 2014 - 10:53 AM

Could reconciliation be in the cards after the pain of being cheated on in a relationship? What steps can be taken to come to terms with the issue?

ALTERNATIVE VIEW. There are times when the hurt could have been lessened by taking more time to listen

What solo mothers should be told instead

Mar 23, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Solo moms need not feel alone or helpless because there are laws on their side

[Two Pronged] She had sex with ex, I want out, but we have kids

Mar 23, 2014 - 9:35 AM

Is having a new girlfriend while married justified by your wife s cheating?

[Two Pronged] He only wants sex

Feb 23, 2014 - 9:00 AM

When he only goes on a date with you in private and only to have sex it s time to change the game

[Two Pronged] Marry me or else

Feb 09, 2014 - 9:55 AM

Being pressured into marriage by a woman he s only dating for 10 months this week s letter sender seeks the Two Pronged duo s advice

CAVING TO THE PRESSURE. Should you propose just because she's getting older?

[Two Pronged] Part 2: Twice bitten, now shy

Feb 02, 2014 - 9:45 AM

One man tries to pick up the pieces and move on after going through relationship troubles in the past How hard will it be to let go and embrace the potential of new love?

[Two Pronged] Twice bitten now shy

Jan 26, 2014 - 11:21 AM

A man who s been heartbroken twice meets a woman online who he thinks might be the one But his past is stopping him from letting his guard down

SECOND CHANCES. Is the prospect of love worth another try?

[Two Pronged] Personality clash

Jan 19, 2014 - 11:35 AM

A Filipino immigrant to the US asks for help about socializing in his new environment

[Two Pronged] Self-styled moral adulterers

Jan 05, 2014 - 10:00 AM

When a married man leaves his mistress to go back to his wife the question remains – did he really love his mistress or was he just using her?

[Two-Pronged] My BF and I have different religions

Dec 29, 2013 - 10:30 AM

If your family tells you to leave your long time boyfriend because his beliefs are different from yours would you?

[Two Pronged] Love on wheels part 2

Dec 15, 2013 - 10:30 AM

We continue the story of Ruby who wishes to move on from her married ex boyfriend He loved her despite her being disabled

[Two Pronged] Love on Wheels

Dec 08, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Ruby finds love in a married man who loves her despite her inability to walk but he ends their relationship

[Two Pronged] I love my obese, wife-beating, philandering husband

Nov 23, 2013 - 3:09 PM

A marriage with no sex and an obese husband who beats up his wife Should she leave him?

[Two Pronged] No Penetration

Oct 13, 2013 - 9:12 PM

Letter sender has very attractive partner great kisser playful in bed all good but for one thing he denies her

[Two Pronged] My husband is living with his mistress

Sep 21, 2013 - 3:55 PM

Is your marriage with your cheating husband worth keeping?

[Two Pronged] Two women, little sex - Part 2

Sep 07, 2013 - 12:34 PM

Part 2 of advice to wives having less sex with their husbands

OPEN COMMUNICATION. A healthy discussion between partners is key

[Two Pronged] Two women and little sex

Aug 31, 2013 - 12:08 PM

Is it normal for a couple to have less sex once they have a baby?

MAJOR INTERRUPTION. Is the baby getting in the way?

[Two Pronged] Help, my job sucks!

Aug 24, 2013 - 1:33 PM

A reader asks our Two Pronged duo about being satisfied with one s job

[Two Pronged] The sex addict

Aug 03, 2013 - 6:17 PM

A confessed sex addict writes seeking group therapy

STIMULUS. How to get a grip - on your impulses, that is

[Two Pronged] Caught in the act

Jul 20, 2013 - 2:34 PM

A teenager catches her parents having sex

TOUCHY SUBJECT. How to explain sex to your child after he or she catches you in the act?

[Two Pronged] Dry as a desert

Jul 13, 2013 - 5:09 PM

The wife can t get wet the husband is desperate

GONE DRY. Is it because the woman is frigid or because the man is clumsy?

[Two Pronged] No orgasm with boyfriend

Jul 06, 2013 - 5:55 PM

Can t climax with your boyfriend? Here are some tips

ANTI-CLIMACTIC. What to do when despite his best efforts, your boyfriend can't make you come?

[Two Pronged] Text breakup

Jun 01, 2013 - 3:46 PM

Why do some men prefer to break up through text?

TEXT DRAMA. A woman shares her frustration for men who break up with their girlfriends through text

[Two Pronged] Sex machine

May 04, 2013 - 10:06 AM

There may be deeper reasons for erectile dysfunction and most people are uninterested in finding out about them

SEX MACHINE. Michael hasn't had sex for over 5 years because of erectile dysfunction

[Two Pronged] Threesome troubles

Apr 13, 2013 - 11:34 PM

A girl agrees to a threesome but gets backlash from a jealous girlfriend

THREESOME TROUBLES. 'Maria Clara' shares her threesome troubles with Dr Margie Holmes and Jeremy Baer

[Bodymind] Part 2: Questions about morality

Apr 11, 2013 - 7:11 PM

Gut feelings and bodily reactions are necessary parts of the process of making personal conscious decisions

[Two Pronged] Dead dad?

Mar 30, 2013 - 5:12 PM

Should I tell my daughter that her father is dead? asks a mother on Black Saturday

LIE TO PROTECT? A mother contemplates telling her daughter that her father has died to protect her

[Two Pronged] Clashing fields with boyfriend

Feb 23, 2013 - 12:44 PM

What should you do when your love life doesn t sit well with your work life? Our relationship experts share with us their thoughts

UNDER WRAPS? If a choice has to be made, will you choose your partner or your job? Screen grab from YouTube (communitychannel)

[Two Pronged] My husband is having an office affair

Feb 09, 2013 - 2:34 PM

My husband tells me he is ending their illicit love affair; but I am in doubt How can the girl and my husband move on if they are together in one working place?

#AskMargie: Female orgasm

Sep 23, 2012 - 5:35 PM

In this week s episode Dr Margie Holmes answers questions about female orgasm