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I need advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 9:50am

Hi I am 26 and my Wife is 23 we have been married for 2 years. We are at the brink of disaster due to me being a compulsive liar, I don't lie about being somewhere when I am not or being with...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 8:07am

Hey! My wife I (30) and I (33) have been married for 5 years, and been together for 5 years prior to that. We have a 3 year old and a 5 month old. It has recently come to my attention (via my w...

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Do I tell him?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 2:12am

I am a 45yr old single mum dating a really lovely man in his late 40's. We have been seeing each other for nearly a year. Early on in our relationship he let me know that he is considering taking...

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Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Is he cheating on me?

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 10:48pm

I've been married just over a month, and with my partner for just over 5 years. I've always been suspicious of him cheating - I've found texts off girls in the past which he has brushed off as m...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Should I leave him?

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 3:18pm

My boyfriend is three years older than me, and I adore him. He's perfect in every way, he's extremely considerate of my life and of my family. My parents love him to pieces and we are going to get ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I'm not sure if it's time to put space between us.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 7:01am

Hey guys i'm a 21 year old guy. So I met this girl 4 years ago and we "talked" for about a year and then made it official. We were then together for the next 2 years. In those two years were some t...

Tags: Taking time off,young relationship,ending an unhealthy relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Living Apart Together

I Cheated On My Boyfriend.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 6:30am

So on a party last weekend I made the regretful decision to drink a fair bit. The most horrible thing happened and I hooked up with someone who was definitely NOT my boyfriend. We have been really ...

Tags: Cheating,Guilty
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

I've hung in there and now it's time to break up! I still love her.. This is hard.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 3:44am

Three years with my first girlfriend, it was amazing at the start, i felt butterflies being with a girl. I had to let my friends and family know of her and they supported me (shock at first) but al...

Tags: What to do now?
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Living Apart Together

I wish we could be together :(

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 1:38am

I have been seeing this guy I love for quite a long time, we both make each other so happy and we are so close it's unbelievable, he's one of best friends I have, I know I mean a lot to him as his ...

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Emotional Intimacy? Comforting online via text chat?

posted Sun 30, Aug 2015 at 8:25pm

Me and my girlfriend have been seeing each other for the majority of this summer. Things are going great, we instantly clicked, and started dating within a week of knowing each other. Since then I ...

Tags: comfort,emotional intimacy,skype,text chat,emotions
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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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used to happy now feel so low/depressed

posted Fri 19, Feb 2010 at 2:48am

hi there i have read other pepole's problems on here and there are some pretty sad one's. i would say that my problem probably seems small in comparison and i have always lent an ear to others wi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Lack of affection and appreciation - help!

posted Thu 25, Feb 2010 at 4:58pm

I’m in a one year relationship with a man I love (and live with). But I’m starting to feel insecure and as though my needs aren’t being met. Halfway through last year my partner began to go thro...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Have I blown it?

posted Tue 16, Mar 2010 at 10:49am

Sent email to partner last night basically accussing him of having more time for the internet than me, this is how it feels to me.He hasn't replied to the mail but sent a text saying I was insultin...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Hurt

posted Fri 19, Mar 2010 at 3:48am

I have similar situation!!My husband and I have always had a great sex life!!He new the man I was previously married to before him, and knew of the situations that I was put in... so when we got to...

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

Lost

posted Mon 22, Mar 2010 at 10:04am

I am 33 with a son of 3.5 years from a husband from a different community after a 1.5 year courtship post friendship in workplace. He was always very overbearing and over possessive even before mar...

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

Marriage and committment crisis

posted Wed 7, Apr 2010 at 6:03pm

I have been with my husband for 15 years but married for 6 and we have a 5 year old daughter. My husband took part in an arranged marriage some years ago abroad, fathered children but does not live...

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Making a Commitment

Do I throw him out?

posted Thu 8, Apr 2010 at 2:12pm

My partner has lived with me for over 12 years, we have never argued and I thought we were happy. Due to his health problems and snoring we have slept in separate rooms for the last few years and ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Somethings gone wrong, have we got crossed wires?

posted Fri 9, Apr 2010 at 4:24pm

I have been dating a wonderful man for almost 3 months, and we have had some beautfiful and fun times. I must point out that at the moment he has moved to enable him to work from home and i am sti...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance

depressed bf, is it all my fault??

posted Mon 12, Apr 2010 at 9:54pm

I don't know what to do anymore. He says he's depressed and that he hates life, he hates his job, he hates his life, he hates his alcoholic mum, he hates everything. He wont box anymore, he wo...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Strange co-incidents have lkeft me v confused

posted Thu 13, May 2010 at 12:25pm

Hi there, I am normally a very level headed person..but recently things have happened which have left me well...pls read on A lot of really strange things have happened to me recently… the f...

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