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My partner loves the cats more than me. Advice please.

posted Mon 24, Apr 2017 at 3:21am

It's not really a jealousy thing because he doesn't spend more time with them or anything like that, it's things he says and the way he acts. For example if I say something about them and he thinks...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I love my boyfriend but this weird crush is killing me

posted Sun 23, Apr 2017 at 8:52pm

Hi all, it's going to be a really long post (maybe unnecessearily but I want you to get the whole picture). So... at the very beginning (over 2 years ago) I was e-mailing with two guys at a...

Tags: problem. boyfriend. other guy. crush. unwanted crush.
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Hickey or a bruise?! HELP i need advice and opinons..

posted Sat 22, Apr 2017 at 10:00am

The other day me and my boyfriend were messing around and I saw a strange mark that looks like a hickey! I confronted him and asked him what it was.... the odd pasrt about his answer was that he ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Is he normal?

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 10:37pm

I was born into a very religious family. Every Sunday my siblings and I were forced to attend mass bright and early, with no if ands or buts. I was never allowed to date anyone in high school, le...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, A Psychologist's Perspective

Renowned Therapist, Mandy Saligari, wants to hear from you for a groundbreaking documentary about couples therapy

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 3:19pm

I’m a TV producer, looking for couples for a groundbreaking documentary we are making about couples in therapy. We want to film with couples who are open about counselling and feel they could be...

Tags: therapist,tv,documentary,affair,jealousy,couples
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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Depression and (lack of) intimacy

posted Fri 21, Apr 2017 at 1:11am

Hi, we're a married couple in our early 40's, with 2 young kids. My wife has struggled with depression for a number of years, and in recent months she's had a particularly bad spell. Our intimat...

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

Should I Get Professional Help?

posted Thu 20, Apr 2017 at 6:12am

Hello, i'm 22 and am currently in a four year relationship. I have numerous trust issues which i have had my whole life and have carried on through every relationship since i began dating. I try to...

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Growing together

posted Wed 19, Apr 2017 at 12:24pm

I'm a 26 year old female with a 3 year old daughter. I have been with a man that I love very much for 1.5 years now. We got engaged in December and have lived together for pretty much the entire re...

Tags: Engaged,money,problems,financial,mindset,setting
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Money, Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My husband betrayed me

posted Tue 18, Apr 2017 at 9:50am

I am married with my husband for last 25 years have 3 grown up boys. I knew my husband for last 38 years. We had our courtship for about 6 years. We got married after so many hurdles from our f...

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Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

He doesn't like to talk about important things.

posted Sun 16, Apr 2017 at 5:47pm

Hi Everyone! Just looking for some advice. I've been with my boyfriend for 5 years, living together for 3. I'm feeling a little stuck, we have our daily routine and it's great, we generally get ...

Tags: Communication
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Money, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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

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

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

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

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

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

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

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needing urgent help / advice

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 5:55pm

I am at my wits end and really need to know where to go for help. this is a bit of a long one im afraid...but really would appreciate input on my problem. I got married to my childhood sweeth...

Tags: leaving indecisive problems internet dating commitment suicidal
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Making a Commitment

After 12 years of togetherness husband doesn't want sex or intimacy with me and says he doesn't know if he loves me

posted Wed 24, Jun 2009 at 9:33am

Some background We have been married for 12 years have 2 kids, 11 and 18, up until very recently we were soul mates. Three years ago my husband, 2 kids and I moved to Spain, we live in the country...

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

What Next?

posted Tue 4, Nov 2008 at 8:59pm

I came home almost 2 wks ago to find my husband had packed a bag and was about to leave me and our 2 small children because he'd had enough. Although things have been deteriorating gradually over t...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

URGENT, BORED!!!

posted Sat 30, May 2009 at 5:25pm

Can anyone save me? I am sssooo bored right now that I am having thoughts of sex. (It is Saturday night- late...) (I know, I know...get a life ra ra...but?) I am alone in the pad- though ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

trust

posted Wed 22, May 2013 at 1:08am

hi there i met my partner on fb on jan this year and we kept seeing each other like she came up to me from wales because i live in halifax west yorkshire and we were all lovey and that and on the ...

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

Where to start it’s a long story

posted Sun 4, Mar 2012 at 11:02am

Where to start it’s a long story. I was my parent’s 2nd child they lost my brother when the pregnancy was at 6 months. Due to health problems my mother spent the last 6 months of her pregnancy ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I am not sure if i love him anymore

posted Tue 13, Jan 2009 at 8:50pm

I have been with my husband for the past 17 years. I was only 21 when we met. After a year we had our first child, the second came quickly. We live away from family and have very few friends (my...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I fear our relationship is going to end due to sex/intimacy issues

posted Thu 5, May 2011 at 12:52pm

Hi, me and my boyfriend have been together now for 5 years and have lived together for about 3/4 years - I moved into his home from my parents. I was 21 and he was 27 when we got together, I con...

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

Long term lesbian relationship confusion

posted Fri 8, May 2009 at 2:16pm

I am 22, I have just decided to take time out of a 4 year lesbian relationship. I am confused as to whether I am happy as i have had mixed feelings for a while. Neither of us had ever been with...

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

I am so hurt what should I do?

posted Mon 15, Sep 2008 at 9:50am

<p>I would really appreciate some advice.</p> <p>I found out on holiday that my husband had been meeting a friend of mine behind my back. They apprently only met a couple of times but I have looke...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs

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