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Jealous of relationship with ex girlfriend

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 11:56pm

My partner and I have q lovely relationship that I am very proud of but I am bothered by his constant visiting and connection with ex girlfriend. She has build a house nearby and he is often visit...

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

I am confused, Has she Friendzoned me?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 10:50pm

There is this girl (20 years old) in my university, we are in the same department, the girl is very analytical and a Catholic , she is pretty too and has class. She is also intelligent. I never kne...

Tags: friendzone
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Newly weds with no passion

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 10:05pm

Not sure where to start. It's been 9 months since the wedding and nearly 3 years since we met. Previously to meeting my wife I had a very high sex drive. I Was an initiator and a bit of a top. ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

affair

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 8:51pm

i am married and have been having an affair for over 2 years now. The man i see is happily married apart from the sex. I am obsessed with him as i am so unhappy in my marriage. I am always texti...

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Sex and Affairs

Boyfriend cheap or frugal?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 6:04pm

So, before I dive into my dilemma, I will provide some backstory to paint a clearer picture. I have been dating my boyfriend for 2 ½ years now. We both just turned 28 last month. We both have jobs ...

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What went wrong between us?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 5:42pm

I met this girl in 2007 we chatted a little and seen each other in bars. I would try to chat but she was bit that interested. Then out of the blue she messages me on f/b as we was friends on f/b....

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Communications in relationships

Abroad. Met new boyfriend. Please help!!!

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 3:25pm

Hi guys, I've been seeing this guy for 3 months now. I live in Oz. We clicked for the most part but things have been up and down lately. He told me about his ex and stuff she'd done and how he w...

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

I need advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 9:50am

Hi I am 26 and my Wife is 23 we have been married for 2 years. We are at the brink of disaster due to me being a compulsive liar, I don't lie about being somewhere when I am not or being with...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 8:07am

Hey! My wife I (30) and I (33) have been married for 5 years, and been together for 5 years prior to that. We have a 3 year old and a 5 month old. It has recently come to my attention (via my w...

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Do I tell him?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 2:12am

I am a 45yr old single mum dating a really lovely man in his late 40's. We have been seeing each other for nearly a year. Early on in our relationship he let me know that he is considering taking...

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Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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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Advice on ex girlfriend situation, and possible thoughts on her intentions.

posted Mon 25, Nov 2013 at 11:05pm

Me and my ex broke up around 6 months ago. We were together for around 3 years and she was unhappy with our relationship in terms of time spent and some other details. She moved back to her home st...

Tags: girlfriend,advice,ex,sex,problems,trouble,love,like
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

11 years in... and TIRED.

posted Wed 4, Dec 2013 at 7:27pm

This will be long, but I will try and shorten the length of it... I appreciate all constructive advise. I'm 38 - this is my second marriage. I'm married to a wonderful if not deeply flawed man....

Tags: health and wellness
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Housework, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

The silent treatment ... please help.me deal with it.

posted Wed 5, Feb 2014 at 8:13pm

About every 6 months my husband of 2.5 years will get upset with me and not speak to me for days. Last time was in July and it lasted 5 days. This past weekend we had a fight Bc he drank too much ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Another woman- he says they're just friends

posted Sat 8, Feb 2014 at 11:21am

My boyfriend and I have been together over a year now. This time last year he was moody and would blow hot and cold, I recently discovered that that was down to seasonal affective disorder. We ha...

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

Am i too boring? (this chunk of text is at least)

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 10:42am

So, me and my boyfriend are very much in love, we have been together 15months today. we have spent pretty much the whole of the past 2/3 weeks together. not because we have made it like that, but w...

Tags: love,shy,timid,not the same,im trying,am i wrong?
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Getting on Better with my Partner

I am a stay at home mom, at his request, so why doesn't he respect what i do?

posted Tue 11, Feb 2014 at 6:13am

We've been married for 17 years. We have 4 boys ages 16, 13, 10 and 7. I felt very strongly in the beginning of our marriage that despite him asking me tho commit to being a stay at home mom, I nee...

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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Bringing up Children Together

I'm in a long term relationship but having feelings for someone else.

posted Mon 10, Feb 2014 at 6:41pm

My girl and I have been with each other 3 years, we've been living with each other for six months. For awhile we've been going through some problems with communication and intimacy a lot of it is c...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

No idea what to do here :-(

posted Thu 13, Feb 2014 at 3:54pm

My partner and I were together for 4yrs and were really happy. We've got a toddler together and got engaged 2yrs ago. Then suddenly last May, just before my birthday, he dumps me. He just left with...

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He has no interest in sex

posted Mon 17, Feb 2014 at 10:36pm

I don't know what to do anymore and I'm at the point where I can only ask this site. My fiancé has no interest in sex at all. We met and got engaged fast and moved in together. There's a 6 year age...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

My ex partner has contacted after 10yrs

posted Thu 20, Feb 2014 at 12:52pm

Ten years ago I was in a relationship with my soulmate, he was married at the time and he had a drug problem. We split up after a 2 yrs ish and he went to prison for drug offences but I'd turnt my ...

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