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New trophy wives

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 2:45am

If it is good enough for Rupert Murdoch then it should be good enough for the rest of us! Rupert Murdoch has one. So do financiers Vivi Nevo and Bruce Wasserstein. Why are the West's most power...

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Sex and Affairs

My Wife Wants To Buy A Car But.....

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 12:45am

We cannot afford to take on a car payment with our financial situation. We have two car payments going right now, and one of the cars will be paid off in less than 2 years. My wife wants to trade i...

Tags: finances,money,mutial respect
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Money, Work, Communications in relationships

Partner wants kids at a very bad moment of my life. What to do? Very depressed!

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 8:56pm

Hello, I am new to this forum. I hope you can help me with advice. I am in a relationship for 11 years and since 3 years ago my partner and I are having many issues. We started our relationship...

Tags: depression,problems with partner,parents sickness,baby
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Tips for final breakup

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 1:52pm

Me and my best friend were kind of brother and sister. He is 2 yrs younger than me.We are of same height. He then kissed me one-day and next day he starting touching my breast and smooching. And...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Me and Ex broke up what should I do?

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 1:18pm

Me and my ex broke up a month ago over a stupid petty argument. We have been together on and off for 5 years and I was in love with him no matter what he has done. A couple of weeks ago he was acti...

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Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

I'm in love with my best friend and he still has feelings for me but he has a girlfriend?

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 3:52am

So let me start off by saying that his girlfriend is actually a girl that I was close friends with, but started going after him after I told her How I felt about him. They just met and have been go...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships

Depression in my relationship

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 2:52am

Me and my partner were together for 2 years, we have travelled the world together many times and were madly in love. He comes from a rich, very close family.. He has always tried to live up to thei...

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not sad or hurt anymore just angry

posted Wed 27, May 2015 at 8:31pm

I have been with the father of my two sons for about eight years more on than off....our relationship started off as just friends then became more but we both had other people we were seeing after ...

Tags: unloved,unwanted,selfish,confused,needs help
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Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

HERE COMES THE BRIDE....6 YRS LATER!

posted Wed 27, May 2015 at 8:26pm

IM ENGAGED TO MY BOYFIREND OF 6 YRS. I AM GLAD WE DID WAIT AS LONG AS WE DID BUT I DO FEEL THAT SINCE WE HAVE WAITED THIS LONG THE EXCITEMENT AND THE SURPRISE AND THE THOUGHT INTO GETTING ON ONE KN...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Advice needed

posted Wed 27, May 2015 at 5:24pm

Me and my partner just went through a trial seperation. So today after 17.5 years we mutually agreed to end our relationship. Its hard to accept but we really had no choice. Reasons for break up in...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

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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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Can we ever survive??

posted Fri 18, Jun 2010 at 8:17pm

Hello, I first got together with my partner 3 years ago, Im 30 and my partners 25. We have a little girl who's 10 months old. Shorltly after she was born, and possibly down to me later discoveri...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Where do I go from here?

posted Fri 18, Jun 2010 at 10:19pm

I have been seeing my lovely partner for over 2 years and I'm not sure where to go next. We have never talked about any further committment, although I think I stopped that conversation materialli...

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Making a Commitment

I wish I hadn't found out

posted Sat 19, Jun 2010 at 5:47pm

I have been with partner for two and a half years and we are getting married in four weeks but six weeks ago I found out that she use to work as an escort. This as you can imagine has come as a bi...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Relationship going nowhere.

posted Wed 23, Jun 2010 at 7:38am

Hello all, I have been in a relationship with my partner for nearly 6 years now but for the past few years it seems to just be run of the mill. There is no question that we both love each other ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Dump me for internet looking or not?

posted Wed 23, Jun 2010 at 4:32pm

My girlfriend recently split up with me as I was looking at pictures of girls on the internet. I was fantasising about the pictures and I responded only to sites that I knew were not real for fun a...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy

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

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