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Addiction problem

posted Wed 1, Jul 2015 at 7:09am

Hi, My husband and I are married for 5 years now. We have two beautiful daughters. Last year while I was at my mother's for my delivery, my husband picked up this habit of doing drugs. Eversince ou...

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Communications in relationships

My husband does not want any sex.

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 11:30pm

My husband and I have been married for 2 years. He says that I have a very high sex drive..more than the normal women. If it were up to me we'd be having sex at least 4-5 times a week. Last year I ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

At my wits end

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 9:01pm

My boyfriend and I constantly have problems, but never get any resolved. I can't talk to him, he will not listen. I listen the best I can, but after 1 or 2 or 3 hours of non-stop babbling of uncle...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Married and petrified

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 4:41pm

Hello, I have been married for 5 years and have a 2 year old. I have been worried in the past about her leaving me and at the early part of our relationship I checked her social media site. ...

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help please- gf/ex not treating me right

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 4:34pm

Hi, I made an account here and made this first post purely because I feel stuck and confused and I dont know what to do. I'm too embarrassed to tell my friends about what has happened, I have only ...

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

Emotional Abuse or not I cannot tell anymore.

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 3:03pm

To make a very long story short. I cheated on my husband last summer and he found out about it last fall when the other person tried to start it again after I stopped it. We have been thru therap...

Tags: depression,anxiety,abuse,relationship,marriage
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Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Once you are already in a relationship you no longer "need" to spend time together?

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 10:45am

I've been in a relationship for 2 years. 6 months ago we decided to move back to his home country (Italy) We have been living together for 1 full year. I have brought it to his attention before whe...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, A Psychologist's Perspective

In house Pussy

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 5:39am

I need opinions: I believe my current boyfriend has good intentions but he is so rude with his words, condescending, doesn't bite his tongue for anyone. stubborn, combative, at times manipulativ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

depressed about sex

posted Mon 29, Jun 2015 at 11:23pm

I need some help please, my boyfriend and I have been together for just under 2 years, although we are already having issues with our sex life. When we first started dating the sex was amazing, we ...

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

Dating a commitment phobic, substance abuser.

posted Mon 29, Jun 2015 at 7:34pm

My partner and I met at work 4 years ago, he is now 37 and I am 24. Over the years we spent a lot of time chatting at work and over the weekends, through this we came to know eachother quite well. ...

Tags: Relationship,substance abuse,commitment issues,commitment phobe
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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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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giving it another go??

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 9:11am

Id been with my partner for just over a year, we'd spoken about living together and marriage., although the last 3 months of the relationship was stresssful and argumentative. Id treated him to a w...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do -please help

posted Wed 2, Sep 2009 at 9:15am

I have been with my boyfriend (not sure if we are together or not) for 4 years. It is a long and complicated relationship - so i will just tell you the important things - the things i think are imp...

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

This is the end, rock botom and no more communication

posted Fri 18, Sep 2009 at 8:17pm

We have been together for 14 y and on our anniversary 2 days ago, my partner was feeling very depressed about his work. He tends to drink too much in doors,and drinks everyday. He will binge dr...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

how do you deal with jealousy? need help with mine!

posted Tue 22, Sep 2009 at 10:34am

Morning everyone, I am struggling! I am 26, and living with my partner of a year. I love him more than anything else in the world. In the beginning I moved in with him, moving out of my area ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Worried....

posted Wed 23, Sep 2009 at 3:33pm

Help i need some advice, I tried yesterday, but no one answered!!!! Okay so here goes, my partner and I have been together nearly 5 years. I have just come back from holiday with the girls and...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

HELP! long distance, need advie! please respond!

posted Fri 25, Sep 2009 at 6:00pm

hello, ill try and make this as short as i can with adding as much detail as possible. im a 16 year old boy, and im in a long distance relationship with a 13 year old girl. i live in aberdeen in...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Can an email friend be a threat to our relationship?

posted Thu 1, Oct 2009 at 2:18pm

My wife has a male friend who she corresponds with using email. She had kept this a secret from me but told me recently. I am grateful that she found someone to give her the confidence and support ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is this the end?

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 11:26am

My husband recently started a new job which takes him away from home for a couple of weeks at a time. After his first trip he came home and we just could not connect anymore. I was overly attentiv...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Am I being unreasonable

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 7:15pm

I met my new boyfriend a month 5 weeks ago in a club back home in the North-East after an hour of him staring at me and going red he finally plucked up the courage to ask me out on a date, we have ...

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

I just dont know!!

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 3:10pm

Well I just dont know where to begin. I have been dating my boyfriend for the last 9 months and two weeks ago my tenancy was up on my house and we had discussed us moving in together. He had asked...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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