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what is the right thing to do?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 7:42am

I have been with my boyfriend for seven years. We were pretty young when we started dating. Since then, we chose our carriers, moved to different cities...and are now living very different lives. W...

Tags: long distance relationship,break up,confused,getting married
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Making a Commitment, Living Apart Together

Should I be concerned about my partner's photo collection?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 4:00am

Myself and my partner are quite open with one another and we were discussing porn earlier on. I told him it doesn't really do much for me as I prefer to use my imagination and he said "maybe I shou...

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

I am unsure of what to do.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 8:15pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years now, but recently I have become distressed over whether or not I should stay with him. We are both 20 years old and have dated since high school. He has tr...

Tags: break up,relationship advice,advice,long term relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Really, really lost. My fiancée called off the marriage and wants to move out.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:27pm

I worry that this is going to be much too long for a lot of people but I can't help but to seek advice. The current situation: My fiancée and I are approaching our four-year anniversary of bein...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions

My aunt dating my ex and suddenly my life changes

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:24pm

My aunt (only 10 years older than me) began dating my ex (21 years ago-is when we dated), and while that seems like such a long time, it still bothers my husband. It bothers me that my husband feel...

Tags: Family,husband,aunt,ex,mom,hurt feelings
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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

IS IT ME?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:23pm

my boyfriend and I have been dating for about 8 months. At first he would touch me n rub me kiss n all that good stuff we had sex about 3/4 times a week, but now I get nothing.we don't live togethe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Not sure what to do next..

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 1:34pm

My boyfriend and I have been living together for almost 2 years. With my 2 daughters, ages 10 and 11 from my previous marriage. I have many communication issues. I shut down and seem to never talk ...

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Friends & Family, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Should I still be with him?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 12:53pm

I'm 17 and have been with my boyfriend for a year. We have great chemistry and love spending time together etc,. However, I can get annoyed at him quite easily.. I'm a very jealous person and can b...

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

Should I feel guilty?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 5:38am

Let me start with a little background. My husband and I have been married for a year. We have known each other for since high school. And dated for four years. I love him very much and we don't fig...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Dead end

posted Fri 17, Apr 2015 at 11:29pm

I am 55 yrs. old, been married to the same guy since falling pregnant at 16 in 1976 (39yrs) I feel as though I am viewed and treated as basically a mess he found himself in and is stuck with. I h...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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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Rubbish sex + No fun :(

posted Thu 1, Jul 2010 at 12:15pm

Me and my partner have been together 2 years, we are engaged + I love him to bits, he's sexy, kind, caring, considerate, loving, great with my children + does loads around the house. But I find him...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Pregnant and confused!! v.long!!

posted Thu 1, Jul 2010 at 3:14pm

helloo.im very new to this but was reading the other posts and thought it wud help to get some advise.... Im 21yrs old and im 39weeks pregnant..2 weeks ago my partner decided to move out and go ...

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Really stuck with no one to talk to or know what to do.

posted Sun 4, Jul 2010 at 1:10pm

I married my husband 15 months ago, we have been together 7 1/2 years now and he is a reasonable person. the problem i have is that around 3 years ago i feel out of love with him as a partner, the ...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Deciding whether we have a future or not - all or nothing

posted Wed 7, Jul 2010 at 2:54pm

To start I will give some background information on the history of my ex-bf and I. We met when we were 16 and started dating when we were 18 right before I headed to university. We dated for a year...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Ok, here goes....

posted Mon 12, Jul 2010 at 6:38pm

ok, here goes. My fiance and I have been together for 18 years and we have 2 children. A teen and a 22 month old (yes, a 13 year age gap between the 2) We love our children dearly. Our problem...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Nervous about being engaged why now?

posted Tue 13, Jul 2010 at 7:52am

I am looking for advice on being nervous after getting engaged. First some background. I am 49 this year and have been in a live in relationship with my partner for the last 12 years. I have a w...

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Making a Commitment

Is my perspective all skewed??

posted Thu 15, Jul 2010 at 8:52pm

I am living with and have a 3 yr old with my partner of 8 yrs. One of the big issues which causes problems in our relationship is the fact that I feel hurt/disappointed by the fact that he prefers ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

cheated on by girlfriend behind back help please

posted Fri 16, Jul 2010 at 9:16am

I had been going out with my girl friend as of yesterday for 13months and i love her still. a month ago i thought she cheated on my and there was evidence to suggest it. but she swore to me that no...

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

i love my wife but!

posted Fri 16, Jul 2010 at 9:18am

I love my wife but, i feel we are about to seperate, I know this has been said alot . But i would like help good or bad. i work 5 days ,pay the bills etc ,my wife runs homme cooks etc. been to...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Rebuilding Trust...

posted Tue 20, Jul 2010 at 3:21pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 9 months now, we've recently moved in together. We love our house and we were very happy. Everyone around us agreed that we looked so happy together and I agree, I l...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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