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My partner loves the cats more than me. Advice please.

posted Mon 24, Apr 2017 at 3:21am

It's not really a jealousy thing because he doesn't spend more time with them or anything like that, it's things he says and the way he acts. For example if I say something about them and he thinks...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I love my boyfriend but this weird crush is killing me

posted Sun 23, Apr 2017 at 8:52pm

Hi all, it's going to be a really long post (maybe unnecessearily but I want you to get the whole picture). So... at the very beginning (over 2 years ago) I was e-mailing with two guys at a...

Tags: problem. boyfriend. other guy. crush. unwanted crush.
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Hickey or a bruise?! HELP i need advice and opinons..

posted Sat 22, Apr 2017 at 10:00am

The other day me and my boyfriend were messing around and I saw a strange mark that looks like a hickey! I confronted him and asked him what it was.... the odd pasrt about his answer was that he ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Is he normal?

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 10:37pm

I was born into a very religious family. Every Sunday my siblings and I were forced to attend mass bright and early, with no if ands or buts. I was never allowed to date anyone in high school, le...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, A Psychologist's Perspective

Renowned Therapist, Mandy Saligari, wants to hear from you for a groundbreaking documentary about couples therapy

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 3:19pm

I’m a TV producer, looking for couples for a groundbreaking documentary we are making about couples in therapy. We want to film with couples who are open about counselling and feel they could be...

Tags: therapist,tv,documentary,affair,jealousy,couples
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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Depression and (lack of) intimacy

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 1:11am

Hi, we're a married couple in our early 40's, with 2 young kids. My wife has struggled with depression for a number of years, and in recent months she's had a particularly bad spell. Our intimat...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Should I Get Professional Help?

posted Thu 20, Apr 2017 at 6:12am

Hello, i'm 22 and am currently in a four year relationship. I have numerous trust issues which i have had my whole life and have carried on through every relationship since i began dating. I try to...

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Growing together

posted Wed 19, Apr 2017 at 12:24pm

I'm a 26 year old female with a 3 year old daughter. I have been with a man that I love very much for 1.5 years now. We got engaged in December and have lived together for pretty much the entire re...

Tags: Engaged,money,problems,financial,mindset,setting
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Money, Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My husband betrayed me

posted Tue 18, Apr 2017 at 9:50am

I am married with my husband for last 25 years have 3 grown up boys. I knew my husband for last 38 years. We had our courtship for about 6 years. We got married after so many hurdles from our f...

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Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

He doesn't like to talk about important things.

posted Sun 16, Apr 2017 at 5:47pm

Hi Everyone! Just looking for some advice. I've been with my boyfriend for 5 years, living together for 3. I'm feeling a little stuck, we have our daily routine and it's great, we generally get ...

Tags: Communication
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Money, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

Jealousy issues with bf

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 6:45pm

Ive been with my bf for almost 9 years, and although i've always been a jealous person i feel like its now getting out of hand. Just some background info... Years ago I found out he was having an i...

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Affairs and Jealousy

help - we just cant talk without arguing

posted Wed 24, Sep 2008 at 1:12pm

My fella and I have been together for 8 years and have children together. Over the past 4 years we have be gradually been drifting apart with issues from work , neighbours from hell and me not sle...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

confused

posted Thu 8, Dec 2011 at 2:31pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 and a half years, we are both only 20 so started dating when we were 16. 10 days before we got together my boyfriend broke up with me and we had been to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Boyfreind caught masturbating in bed while I'm asleep

posted Mon 23, May 2011 at 11:40am

Hi new to this! But just wondering. Iv been with my boyfreind for 6months now and we live in our own flat. Everythings great etc and Yesterday we had sex during The day, and I fell asleep in bed ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Partner has fallen out of love with me

posted Wed 11, Apr 2012 at 12:30am

I was with my partner for 3 and a half years. We split up 3 weeks ago. Things weren't going well for a while and I could feel that we were going to break up but it just doesn't feel real at the mom...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Is He Leading Me On? I Really Care About Him ...

posted Fri 25, Nov 2011 at 12:15am

Hi all, I'm in need of some relationship advice. I'm feeling really blue about this. So here it is: I've known this wonderful guy for over a year, and was previously with another guy but knew hi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Shoul I Leave Him?

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 10:09am

Hi Guys Im Kinda New To This Site... Okay So Im 16 And Going out with a guy who is 25 ( Yes 9 Years InBetween Us.) 3 Days Ago Was His Birthday, so as usual he picked me up from school with his car...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I met another guy during a break up, but now my bf and I are back together, help!

posted Mon 21, Nov 2011 at 5:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and 5 months now. The majority of that time we have lived together also. We've had ups and downs that have led us to break up several times (his fa...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

She left me but is she using me?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 12:17pm

Hi My girlfreind of 12 years recently left me, with our 3 yr old son, saying she was unhappy and that she did love me but 'not like that anymore' Before she left she stayed at the house for a...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Fancying someone else

posted Tue 9, Sep 2008 at 2:15pm

<p>I'm married and want to keep my relationship going but there is someone who I fancy. I havent done nothing with her but we do flirt and I do enjoy her company. Sometimes i find it difficult to n...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Life after an affair.... help needed...

posted Sun 24, May 2009 at 10:14pm

2 years ago I got involved with a married man (dont judge me!) We both fell 'in love' deeply... anyway LONG STORY cut short, his job role changed within work and became more demanding, she found ou...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

help - we just cant talk without arguing

posted Wed 24, Sep 2008 at 1:12pm

My fella and I have been together for 8 years and have children together. Over the past 4 years we have be gradually been drifting apart with issues from work , neighbours from hell and me not sle...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

my husband has had an affair, and has left.

posted Thu 18, Dec 2008 at 5:34pm

3 weeks ago my husband came upstairs as I woke up , I could see he was not himself, he bagan to cry as he told me he had been having an affair for the past 6 months. My world fell apart, Im shocked...

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Affairs and Jealousy

We're arguing over smacking the kids

posted Sat 23, Aug 2008 at 10:01am

<p class="MsoNormal"><span>Me and the wife have just started to argue a lot over smacking the kids.<span>&nbsp; </span>We have two boys &ndash; 6 &amp; 9.<span>&nbsp; </span>It never used to happen...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner

How can I get these thoughts to dissapear

posted Fri 16, Nov 2012 at 9:25pm

I have been with my partner for 5 years. Generally we have a good strong happy relationship. Apart from 1 problem... My Jealousy caused by my insecurities... the main problem I have is that my pa...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Internet porn

posted Fri 22, Aug 2008 at 3:05pm

<p><em>(post retagged)</em></p> <p>My husband spends all his spare time viewing porn on the internet. He denies that he has a problem and tries to pretend that he isn't watching it when I come int...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Should I end this affair?

posted Fri 24, Oct 2008 at 8:42pm

<p>I am very confused right now as don't know what I should do with my current relationship.</p> <p>I am a 38-yr-old woman, married with 2 teenage girls.&nbsp; But I broke up with my husband and m...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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