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Girl issues

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 10:17am

I have been dating a girl for around 6 weeks now, she is quite a bit younger than I am, turning 18 shortly, whereas I am just 24. It was really intense for a while, but a good intense, where we wou...

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Hooked up with a guy, found out he has a girlfriend

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:05am

So last Friday night I hooked up with this guy, and two days later I found out he has a girlfriend via social media. I feel sick to my stomach and don't know what to do. Do I confront him or just l...

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Sex and Affairs

How can I get him to spend more time with me?

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 1:08am

I've been with my boyfriend now for 5 months. My problem is that we only see each other 1x a week and I'm not happy with this. After waiting to see if things would change, I eventually brought it u...

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

Did he cheat?

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 11:04pm

I met my boyfriend when I was finishing a relationship with my ex, we were still sharing a flat and it took longer than anticipated to go our separate ways for various practical reasons. Initially...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Open Relationship

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 7:55pm

I've been married for ten years but recently (within the last twelve months) my wife was becoming withdrawn, dramatically changed her social circle and became secretive (to the point of lying) abo...

Tags: cheating,open relationship,divorce,separation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

I think I know what I need to do but need a little outside perspective please

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 3:58pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years. He moved half way across the country to be with me when I moved away for work a couple of years ago. The last 6 months have been very dry sex wise, infact...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Broke up with fiancé

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 2:48pm

Hey people, hope you're all having a good weekend. Hopefully I can get some advise and support from you regarding the situation I seem to have found myself in. So I have known my (ex) fiancé for...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Ongoing Cheating

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 1:20pm

My problem is driving me nuts,My husband of many years has and still is chatting up Asian ladies,not just chatting carrying on beyond just friends.Do I pluck up the courage and walk away while I st...

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I Am Confused What to do with my Long distance Relationship

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 10:17am

I met this friend in a social web site, at the time i was depressed and started talking to him daily, after five months we confessed we love each other, i am 21 and he is 26, he had gone through a ...

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Money, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

My girlfriend reacts to my displeasure by becoming the angrier one

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 7:51am

Whenever I express my irritation/displeasure at my girlfriend, she reacts by becoming angrier than I initially was, such that I have to drop the issue or risk a full blown argument. I believe that...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, 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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How to stop going round in circles

posted Thu 27, Sep 2012 at 4:29pm

My boyfriend and I keep going round in circles when we discuss the future - he has had a set view of the ideal way to live for a number of years before he met me, and will basically tell me how he ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

even just a little advice?

posted Thu 4, Oct 2012 at 9:37pm

um high... im a university student in my second year studying away from home, but go back at weekends/ hols etc for work and visits. i've been with my boyfriend for 14 months (so we've made it thro...

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

He will leave me if I don't sort my insecurities out

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 2:37pm

I have been with my boyfriend a year next week- we are very happy and very much in love- he treats me like a princess and does everything to please me. I am not used to be treated this well and hav...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is he cheating? What do I do?

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 5:32pm

It started this summer (June/July area). My boyfriend began disappearing for long hours at a time. I’d go stay with my parents on the weekends and I’d live with him during the week. He’d be all snu...

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

Am I a fool or is she cheating

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 5:38pm

My relationship is on the rocks. My fiance and have been together for over three years and I have issues that she may be cheating the evidence says she cheated at least two times in the year we we...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I like another guy.... Help!

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 8:41pm

I have a boyfriend, of almost 2 years. We are serious, and want to be together forever. I love him. W'eve been going through some rocky roads lately, so it feels like we have grown apart a little. ...

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

So, so confused??

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 8:25pm

Okay, not sure what to do or put, I might just need to get it all out, but, here goes... I'm 24, I'd been with my boyfriend for over 4 years, we split 3 weeks ago. We have a ten month old baby a...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Cheating Partner resulted in Child - Next Step

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 10:44pm

Hello everyone and thanks for looking at my post. A while ago I posted on here about the fact that my partner had told me that he had been having an affair for the past 8 months with a girl (sh...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I want to know the details of my wife's affair but she won't tell me.

posted Sun 7, Oct 2012 at 9:32am

My wife and I have been together for 15 years. We are very compatible and get on well but for some years we have been drifting and not appreciating one another. We have two wonderful children whom ...

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

Boyfriend, friend, friend with benefits?

posted Wed 10, Oct 2012 at 1:57am

Sooo i'm extremely confused right now. Me and my partner have been on and off since February and for the past 8 weeks we havent actually been official and he wont put a name in the relationship bec...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

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