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Is my relationship ending? I am so confused. (Bit of an essay sorry!)

posted Fri 25, Jul 2014 at 10:39pm

I am 21 and have been with my boyfriend for almost 4 years, we've gone through school/university together, travelled together and have always had a very healthy relationship, i still love him but t...

Tags: Confused,new job,university,long term,long distance,living apart,different friends,new experiences,growing apart,stress,feeling distant
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Work, Friends & Family, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Boyfriend hurt by ex and is scared of commitment... but we act serious?

posted Fri 25, Jul 2014 at 4:47pm

My boyfriend of 3 months was cheated on and broken up with by his ex, who he says is extremely manipulative and a liar. She has been sending him flirty messages and saying how she "appreciates him"...

Tags: relationship,commitment,boyfriend,dating,love,hurt,betrayal
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Jealousy/Insecurities

posted Fri 25, Jul 2014 at 11:32am

I'm a 32/F and my partner is 35/M. We actually met when I was 17 and I was dating a friend of his. To be honest, I had a crush on him from the moment I met him, but back then he was a player. After...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Feels like PRISON

posted Fri 25, Jul 2014 at 12:45am

ok so, my husband and I have been married 8yrs overall relationship 10 years.. we split up for almost a year because of we just couldnt seem to get along, he would yell at me, try to control my eve...

Tags: prison,abuse,emotional,trapped,help,advice,kids,drama,manipulation,threats,marriage,tired,frustrated
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Money, Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

She never finds time for me

posted Fri 25, Jul 2014 at 12:25am

So we are both at school, she's in the year above me which makes it hard as it is because she's in sixth form and I'm not; so there's boys in her year which flirt with her. She goes on exchanges an...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Please help! :-(

posted Thu 24, Jul 2014 at 11:38pm

Hi I've been in a relationship with my bf for 5 and a half months. He is 27 and I'm 30 nearly 31. We met online and to be honest I didn't meet up with any major intentions. However he made me feel ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Being secretive

posted Thu 24, Jul 2014 at 2:26pm

I've been with my partner for 2 yrs. over the last few mouths she has been behaving very secretive. In the early stage of our relationship she was constantly on her mobile phone or her laptop but t...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

confused

posted Thu 24, Jul 2014 at 7:52am

So I have been with my Boyfriend for almost 2 years we have a baby together and I am not sure if he still loves me.we live together with his two brothers and always takes their side over mine and t...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What would you personally do? HELP (relationship/pregnancy question)?

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 10:24pm

Basically I have been in a relationship with a girl for a year but we have known each other for 5+ years (being friends). Because we have known each other for so long it feels like we have been tog...

Tags: pregnancy problems
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Becoming a Parent, Bringing up Children Together

Can't stay but don't know how to leave

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 7:22pm

I have been with my husband for 18 years (married for almost 14) but for the last 3 years it has become more difficult to communicate with him and I have felt lonely, unappreciated and isolated. W...

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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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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

Girlfriend has left me and I'm broken

posted Mon 8, Oct 2012 at 4:56pm

I'm 28 and my girlfriend is 18, we have been together for 4 months and things were going great, last week she was talking about going on holiday with me, what she was getting me for Christmas etc a...

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I'm in love with my boyfriend but I have a huge crush...

posted Sun 7, Oct 2012 at 9:03pm

Please help me... I need support... I've been with my Boyfriend for 5 years now, we love each other and I couldn't picture a life without him. It would kill me to decide not to see him again, we re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

need to move on

posted Thu 11, Oct 2012 at 8:52pm

A year of so ago i started an affair with my friend shes married,we scaled it down but remained friends,we tried to finish it loads of times and not do anything with eachother when we are together,...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Choosing between Partner or Lover

posted Fri 12, Oct 2012 at 7:59pm

I have been in a relationship for 13 years, not married, no children, but own a home together, have joint accounts, etc... I recently started seeing someone else about 4 months ago. I met him at ...

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

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