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Life changing for me...

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 8:15pm

Me & my recently ex partner was together for 4 and a half years. We have recently broken up due to having had enough of not being happy. Throughout our relationship, we went through lots of ups and...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

I want to get married before we have babies... But tick tock

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 6:44pm

My man has recently dropped on me that he wants us to have kids as soon as possible. But i have always said to him that it's not going to happens until we get married.... But he now says that as I'...

Tags: Babies,marriage
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Becoming a Parent, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Just wanting some objective opinions....

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 5:07pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 5 years, living together for 3. Recently he began spending more and more time looking at his phone and on facebook than he ever has. His demeanor began t...

Tags: cheating,suspicion
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Affairs and Jealousy

Make or break

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 3:27pm

So I know im relatively young and shouldnt need this sort of site to sort out my problems in my three year relationship but I really am desperate! Its just turned three years in and theres talk or...

Tags: Making up
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I don't know what is wrong with me or my relationship but I know that something isn't right

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 3:15pm

Okay so this is a bit of a strange question really and I know there won't be a simple answer but I am just looking for some advice or words of wisdom. I will start with the basics. Im a 19 year ...

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

Can't find the courage to end relationship

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 2:37pm

Long story shortened: I'm 52 and separated (though not yet divorced as can't afford it) from my husband. He comes back to the family home every fortnight & stays here Fri/Sat night whilst I move o...

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

Serious anxiety and insecurity due to my past self...

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 10:00am

I will try my best to keep this short but it is difficult and I feel I have to admit to some things I'm uncomfortable with... Simply, I am in a relationship that I am so scared to lose and every...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Living Apart Together

Why is he doing this to me?

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 8:08am

So yesterday this guy text me and out of nowhere he started to get mad because I can't see him today because my friend blocked me on Facebook so now I have no way to see him. So he got real mad at ...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Why does he not want sex?

posted Tue 4, Aug 2015 at 6:43am

My boyfriend never wants to have sex. Typically, we have sex around once a month (twice if I'm lucky). It has been this way since we started dating. I have tried to talk to him about it on multiple...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Mother's opinion... insecure :/

posted Mon 3, Aug 2015 at 10:58pm

I have been dating a girl for several months. I took her to meet my parents one weekend. My mother says she likes her and that she is a sweet girl and then the following Sunday completely switches ...

Tags: Help!
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, 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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Travelling problems - On a break?

posted Fri 22, May 2009 at 5:00pm

I was seeing agirl from new zealand for seven months before her visa ran out and she had to leave the country. She is now travelling in europe. We agreed when she left that we would split up and co...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

How do I save our relationship?

posted Sun 24, May 2009 at 7:31pm

Hi to you all, I will try and keep this as brief as I can. Me and my partner have been together for 18 years we have 2 children together one who is 15 the other 9 years old. Like many other couples...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

lost!

posted Sun 7, Jun 2009 at 9:23am

Hello, My husband and I have been married for 4 years and together for 7 years. We have to children together both under 3. I realise i'm tired, stressed and no different to any other mum but how ...

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Housework, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

but i'm not bad.

posted Sun 7, Jun 2009 at 11:49pm

i'm dumped, i'm almost relieved now.only took me 3 hrs, we loved each other or so i thought but i'm back to my origional belief that love cannot work unless you are a certain kind of person.a happy...

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

I'm don't know what more I can do

posted Sun 7, Jun 2009 at 11:49pm

My partner and I have been together for almost 5 years, and it's not good. We haven't had sex for 2 1/2 years, and it was a year before that. When we first got together the relatioship was amazing,...

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

I think I'm insecure/ obsessed although I have no reason to be...HELP!!!

posted Mon 8, Jun 2009 at 4:06pm

I am with a wonderful man. He is great to me and recently asked me to marry him. I agreed. I do have some issues though that are affecting our relationship. Aged 7 I was first raped by my fat...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

What should i do?

posted Tue 9, Jun 2009 at 9:44am

I recently split from my partner of 4 years bacause of his affair and turned to a friend for a bit of company. We flirted while i was coming to terms that my relationship was over, we text each oth...

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

I'm just going crazy.....Please help me!!!!

posted Thu 11, Jun 2009 at 10:36am

I met this girl at university she was joining first year and I was going through to 2nd year,we became friends and the in less than a month lovers had sex and she was a virgin,earlier she'd told me...

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

My Girlfriend wants a break

posted Thu 11, Jun 2009 at 12:48pm

On Monday it all kicked off, but 2weeks previously it had started. Me and Joanne, we've been going out for 18months, and i love her to bits. But the trouble is that we are both bored at nights a...

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

need advice pls!!!!

posted Thu 11, Jun 2009 at 4:46pm

im 26 and im currently 33 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child, i have a 9 yr old son and 5 yr old daughter from a previous marriage, i am now in a relationship with a very mature 20 yr old, our relati...

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

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