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Overreaction or deserved Response??

posted Wed 30, Jul 2014 at 11:33am

My partner was upset by the fact that a friend of ours, more mine, passed on some important news to other friends that wasn't there's to pass on. I was about to meet said friend later that week and...

Tags: argument,overreaction
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

DeadBeat Boyfriend or Girlfriend with Impossible Expectations

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 7:18pm

*LONG POST!* I am a 24 year-old university graduate with a full time job that has given me full medical, dental, and partial vision benefits, life/death insurance, a retirement savings plan, an...

Tags: deadbeat,boyfriend,girlfriend,expectations,compromise,unhappy,unequal,marriage material
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Money, Work, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Girlfriend flirting with mates

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 6:59pm

My girlfriend of 3 years has started flirting with my mates and now they are constantly texting each other and meeting up without me my friends don't invite me out no more but always ask my girlfri...

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Life transitions

can I have some advice I really want this guy back

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 4:20pm

I met this guy through a best mate of mine we where messaging each other and we all went on a night out a week after me and this guy kissed. Over the next week he texted me loads and even put posts...

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Making a Commitment

What do I do?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:38am

Ok long post alert... So I have been with my partner for 2 years (although we were dating 4 years ago in May 2010 and were very much besotted straight away but I had a job lined up in Australia...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Her dodgy past, what do you think?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:22am

Hi. Just looking for some advice. I have been with my wife for 18 months. Married for 3. I knew she was a little wild in her younger years (she is 40 I'm 35) Raves and drugs etc. She has tw...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner

Mind is a Mess.. Impartial Advice Would be Greatly Received!

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 8:00am

Hi all, It's my first time posting here.. I just needed to speak to people that didn't know me or my partner for some impartial advice before my head explodes! I know my post is a little long, b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Can you stay friends??

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 4:55am

Me and my Ex partner have recently spilt, and we ended on good terms. We have stayed very close as friends, nothing more, he still calls and texts me and tells me what his daily/weekly plans are an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

please help! :(

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 12:11am

I am 21 years old, and have been with my boyfriend for over 3 years now. We are childhood friends and have always been close. We started dating when we were in our last year of high school, and I a...

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Making a Commitment

Will my husband come back to me after a separation

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 10:06pm

Hi all, I'm in a terrible dilemma. We've been married for 20 years with 2 teenage children. I've recently found out that my husband has been having an affair with my friend. They have been seei...

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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

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

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

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

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

webcam

posted Sat 28, Jan 2012 at 10:12am

I have been in a relationship with my partner for a year and moved in with him 3 months ago. I have just discovered that he is a member on a swinging website and that he masturbates online over a w...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Is it him or me???

posted Tue 13, Mar 2012 at 10:51pm

I've been with my partner for over 7 years and we have a young baby now and I'm back at work, I went back only weeks after her birth and I'm trying to juggle home work and baby. We have exchanged ...

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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

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Please help - desperately need advice

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 10:23pm

Hi there, I posted this a few days ago, and would like some advice from someone. I'm struggling so much to come to terms with my 2 year relationship ending :( i don't know what to do. I was wit...

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He says he didn't cheat... so why did he hide & lie?

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 10:57pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 5 years. He has been an amazing "step father" to my son & always put us 1st. I am his 1st real girlfriend & I was always afraid of him cheating or leaving bec...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

What to do

posted Fri 7, Sep 2012 at 3:57am

Hi I'm have this problem well it's not a problem idk what it is I've been dating this guy for about 6 or 7months and living with him before he popped the question we've moved the wedding date back ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Why she isnt dating me? Kindly reply from depth of your heart...its killing me

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 9:19am

I Met Her In Bus 4 months back it was me who started starting at her ...I continued staring at her continuously for a couple of days (We Go to Office my same Bus but she boards the bus after me and...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

HELP! I have a boyfriend but i think i like someone :|

posted Mon 3, Sep 2012 at 10:32am

I have a boyfriend & we've been together for almost 3 years. He's been so perfect to me. I love him. I don't have any negative comments about him. But here's this guy.My long time crush.I admit unt...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Coping mechanisms for feeling lonely

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 7:19pm

My boyfriend of 3 years has already explained numerous times he can't commit or settle down as a family. We have both been married before. I would love to be able to just walk away but I love him ...

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Making a Commitment

Absolutely no idea what on earth to do

posted Tue 11, Sep 2012 at 9:26pm

I have been broken up with by my girlfriend (I am a girl too) of nearly 2 years, and I am honestly a little confused about the whole situation. We were very much in love and very happy together, bu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

What am doing wrong?

posted Tue 4, Sep 2012 at 2:01am

I have been seeing this guy for a few of months now and it doesn't really seem to be going anywhere. We met at a club and he drove me home. Nothing happened, we just kissed. And i don't ever do any...

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

Do I belive what people say about him?? please please help

posted Mon 10, Sep 2012 at 7:47pm

i was married 18yrs and have now been left him 15months. i met a guy who usd to go to the same school an we fell in love immediatly he showed me all the things i was missing in my marriage and tre...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Where do we go from here, please help, I really need some good advice.

posted Thu 13, Sep 2012 at 10:35am

I would be grateful for any constructive advice please, I have been engaged since Christmas and in my relationship for just two years. The first year(as it usually is)was wonderful, we were so ha...

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