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Does my boyfriend have a crush on another woman?

posted Sat 1, Oct 2016 at 10:07am

To start off, my boyfriend and I have been together for almost two years. He's a really friendly guy. So friendly, that women think he's flirting. Over the past several months, I've had a feeling t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Moscow clubs capitalize on lonely women starved for affection.

posted Sat 1, Oct 2016 at 12:47am

Women sitting alone together in a cafe would not give most observers pause, but in Russia, a group of women alone acts as a reminder of the country's deficiency in marriageable men. Lonely Russian ...

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Offline matchmaking making a serious rebound

posted Sat 1, Oct 2016 at 12:43am

After nearly 20 years of growth in the online dating/matchmaking industry, offline is making a big comeback. Why online matchmaking is prone to massive fraud, intentional and unintentional. Men com...

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Neighbor scaring me

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 3:01am

Hi, I'm just looking for some opinions on something going on right now with my neighbor. I'm happily married 4 years, we have two kids, things with my husband and I are overall good. We have kno...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Long term relationship; should I be leaving for good?

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 1:39am

I have been dating my boyfriend for almost 2 years. We've been together in high school and we're now in our freshman year of college. Our relationship has had many ups and downs and when I probably...

Tags: long-term relationships,advice,asap,boyfriend,leave or stay
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What do I do

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 12:52am

Me and my partner have been together for 7 years we have 3 children and one on the way the relationship doesn't feel like a relationship we don't sleep together we sleep separate we don't do anythi...

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Bringing up Children Together, A Psychologist's Perspective

I want to read between the lines...Should I?

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 7:54pm

We've known each other for 2 1/2 yrs. We met thru my work. We live 5 hrs apart. She is a 1st Responder and I'm in outside sales. For the last 12 mos, we've spoken regularly and visited each month. ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

IS MY WIFE STARTING TO HAVE AN EMOTIONAL AFFAIR?

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 5:13pm

I busted my wife sexting in 2011 with a day care provider. She was complaining that were weren't connecting at the time which is true. The way she went about the whole thing initially was to cast a...

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

Hate Mornings and morning talks

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 2:30pm

I have a particular situation. I am NOT a morning person. I would rather spend my drive to work focusing on work, instead of talking about random nothings with my mate. The result of this is a morn...

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

Choosing between wife and daughter

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 5:54am

My man who is an amazing boyfriend and father can't figure out how to juggle his six year old daughters needs and me as his potential wife. Not only do i go through baby mama drama but we have to p...

Tags: love,daughter,distance,choices,happiness,selfish,job,income
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Work, Living Apart Together

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my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

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ex army man

posted Fri 7, Aug 2009 at 8:59pm

hi, i met my boyfriend 2 years ago on a penpal site. i have 3 kids from previous relations. Hewas finishing hes time (22yrs) in army and we met and fell in love.He was this charming, so differen...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy

should I stay or should I go?

posted Thu 13, Aug 2009 at 12:37am

I've been together with my on/off boyfriend for 9 months now. We've been through many ups & downs. During one of our 'off' periods I discovered I was pregnant. Sadly, I lost the baby. That brought ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Just need a chat

posted Fri 14, Aug 2009 at 12:18pm

Ex partner is in a new relationship with another woman. it has been 4 months. He is bipolar but hasnt told her yet. He wants to stay friends with me. He keeps asking my advice. I still love him. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Complicated relationship

posted Sun 16, Aug 2009 at 3:53pm

A few months ago i left my very long term partner as i didnt think that the relationship was working and thought it would be best for both of us if we just called it a day. Recently we have begun ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Plz help, i'm killing my relationship!

posted Mon 17, Aug 2009 at 9:58pm

Hi, i'm new to this so please bear with me as i explain my situation and reasons why i feel like i do now. (sorry if it's long): I was in a relationship with my ex for 11 years, we had 2 beautif...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

jealousy is taking over my life!

posted Mon 24, Aug 2009 at 4:47pm

I really need some Jealousy advice. My Boyfriend cheated on me for three months with a girl five years younger than him and we had been together over a year. We were really happy and had a laug...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

we both love each other but she wont be with me

posted Tue 25, Aug 2009 at 3:36pm

we have been together for 2 and a half years now. im 22 years old and live with my parents and she is 20 years old and lives with her parents. but recently i lost my job. a few weeks later she then...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

what is going on in her mind?

posted Fri 28, Aug 2009 at 9:33pm

My partner & I were together 4 years & 3months (I am 42 she is 34) and we were seemingly in a very strongly bonded relationship. However, a fortnight ago she broke the relationship off stating ...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

relationships

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 10:03am

ive been with my boyfriend a year now,we have had some bad times mainly with me been jealous ,and lack of trust ..i no it is something from my past that is the problem, and now makes him go out dri...

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Affairs and Jealousy

what do i do???

posted Wed 2, Sep 2009 at 6:14am

well we are 24 and 23 have been married for 2years and been together for 3 we have a boy who is 16mnths and another that is 5weeks, we havnt been good together since last year and she recently told...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

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