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Am I in the wrong?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 11:45am

I am in the first relationship with someone since my marriage ended after 16 years. I have been with this women for 6 months and I truly care for her. When we started dating she had light brown...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Why can't i be attracted to the man i love?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 10:48am

My boyfriend and I have been together 10 years now. I know he loves me as much as anyone could. I love him too but we do have a problem… I have never really been able to physically show him how ...

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

Finance

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 2:22am

Hello. I need a word of advice regarding bill pay sharing. I lived with my bf for a year and paid half the rent, even though the place where he wanted to rent was expensive for me. I managed i...

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Money

needing urgent help / advice

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 5:55pm

I am at my wits end and really need to know where to go for help. this is a bit of a long one im afraid...but really would appreciate input on my problem. I got married to my childhood sweeth...

Tags: leaving indecisive problems internet dating commitment suicidal
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Making a Commitment

Am I in the wrong for not uninviting people?

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 2:06pm

It's my birthday coming up soon, and I have recently got back with my boyfriend after breaking up for 5 months. However, I invited people to my party before we got together, and I invited some boys...

Tags: birthday,teen,disrespectful,guilty
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Loads of people are blocking me on Facebook

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 12:47am

I am so upset, I keep having tons of people block me on Facebook and I don't know why!! Its all these people from my church group and this other church group I go to and its like all of them hate...

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Please please help.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:11pm

My boyfriend and I have been together now for two years. He was perfect for me I decided this when I first laid my eyes on him. BUT six months in to our relationship he told me that he had a daught...

Tags: help,ex,partners,children
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Is wanting touch this bad normal?

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 5:33pm

First off, I'm not a super touchy feely person but not by choice. I grew up in a family where it didn't happen a lot. But as I've gone through a few relationships I've realized I really like to b...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Word from the street, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Should I break up? So confused.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 4:12pm

I don't want to go into too much detail, but basically, my boyfriend and I have been sort of breaking up, since Thursday night. There are a lot of external pressures, which is why I originally wa...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

She's changed, but I don't know why, and can't ask her about it. Help!

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:22am

I am a successful 45yo and I've been in an amazing relationship with an amazing woman for about a year and a half now. For the first year and a quarter, we had the perfect relationship, in my opin...

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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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Confusion,anxiety,depresion !

posted Fri 11, May 2012 at 10:51pm

I'll start by saying I'm 16 years old and I am in a really meaningful and commited relationship I would like to add I really don't act as if I was this age ,I go to therapy form a month now and I'v...

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

How Do I Get Him To Talk To Me And Understand Me?

posted Sat 12, May 2012 at 5:18pm

My boyfriend and I have been together nearly 5 years and of course, things are tested over the years but we have always stayed together. But now I'm really not sure. I love my boyfriend more th...

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

Love

posted Mon 14, May 2012 at 9:17am

I am 16 and in a commited relationship with a girl which I adore and Love with all of my heart ,I care about her more than I care about myself or anything else ,I am ready to spend my life with her...

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I'm so lost in what to do

posted Fri 18, May 2012 at 1:57am

So i'll try and make this as short as possible. I'm 20 and i've been with the love of my life for just over a year now. I love him more than anything and I would do anything for him. He is literall...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

He had an affair and has moved out. What now?

posted Thu 10, May 2012 at 7:42pm

My husband of 12 years had an affair with ( I think) a work colleague. We have no children. He said that the affair was short lived but I believe it was longer. There were various signs that I igno...

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Affairs and Jealousy

help with my friend

posted Sun 20, May 2012 at 7:27am

Hi to everyone. Being honest, I'm not used to ask for help, but I don't know what to do or where to ask so... Well, here I am, and honestly, every help would be appreciated. I'm in a situation ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Help

posted Mon 21, May 2012 at 9:08am

Sorry....this post has been deleted due to privacy reasons.

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Mixed Families

Did I end it too easily?

posted Wed 23, May 2012 at 8:19pm

This is going to be quite a long one so please bare with me! Me and my ex-girlfriend were together from the end of January through till the middle of May. She was my first relationship since ...

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

does she hate me?

posted Mon 21, May 2012 at 6:50pm

I'm having trouble in my relationship. we have been married for nearly 2 years and together for 6 and a half. we recently moved house near a friend of hers. and they went out for a drink last satur...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Once bitten twice shy?!?

posted Thu 24, May 2012 at 10:23am

Hi, I really don't know if i'm being over paranoid or not but my girlfriend of eight months has a "new/old" friend come on the scene and she has been a little cagey about it. About three weeks a...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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