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The baby momma...

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 10:15pm

Me and my fiancée have been together for a while. When we first met him and his at the time current girlfriend were having a lot of issues. They had been together for 5 years and had even had a chi...

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Money, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

My fiance (male) went to the strip club alone

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 8:31pm

I will try to make this as short as possible. My fiancé recently started working in a different department and he had to go to training for 2 weeks in another state. I know he likes to drink but he...

Tags: fiance,strip club,lying,marriage,hurt
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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I am so lost

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:56pm

I am gay and have been with my boyfriend for almost five years. When we met I had my own career and was very independent. My boyfriend has his own very successful business and travels the world for...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

How do I handle my boyfriend's dog?

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:14pm

Hi, my boyfriend (34) and I (29) have been officially together for 9 months. We've hung out and known each other for about 2 years total. Just for the last couple of months has he come over almost ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Family problems

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 3:34pm

I have lived with my partner for over two years, he was seperated when we met, him and his wife had sold their house she had purchased another he was in rented accommodation they had a financial se...

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Friends & Family

I dont know what to do

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:52pm

So me and my gf have know each other for about a year and a half, but have been going out properly for about 2 months. Everything has been fine until recently she spent the entire week at mine, eve...

Tags: Girlfriend,Help,I dont know what to do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Dont know which way to go...please help

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:13pm

I have been in my relationship for almost 2 years. May makes 2 years. In my relationship there has been a lot of verbal fights and I've cried most nights throughout it. I always thought this man wa...

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I love my girlfriend.....and my best friend!

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:36pm

My heart feels torn in two. I've been with my girlfriend for a year now but in the last couple weeks I've developed strong feelings for my best friend. My girlfriend is from another country and...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I am One confused guy

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:24am

So I lived in Toronto. She was from Montreal. We met in Toronto. And literally were together from the day we met till the day everything ended. Spontaneously we cross Canada road tripped f...

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3 years later - did I make the right decision?

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 10:41pm

I made my first post on this site here: http://thecoupleconnection.net/posts/new-relationship-and-a-bit-confused about a girl I had started dating and wanted to get serious with, turns out things ...

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Making a Commitment

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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

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

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

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

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

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

my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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Depressed and bored after 30 years of marriage

posted Wed 10, Aug 2011 at 5:49pm

I would really love some help and support as I'm incredibly depressed about the state of my life. My husband is very un-communicative and un-supportive, I've tried talking to him about these issue...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Confused.com!.. Problems coming to terms with my girlfriend's past.

posted Fri 12, Aug 2011 at 2:59am

I am currently in a relationship, 2 months old, after 2 months of seeing eachother beforehand. Everything was going fine until I have hit a wall in the last few weeks where I am getting terribl...

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

I didn't see it coming...........

posted Tue 16, Aug 2011 at 5:19am

Just 48hrs ago, I was blissfully unaware that my partner of 2 years is using adult dating websites. He works away for a week then is home for a week, we have a great sex life, good social life, l...

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Affairs and Jealousy

4 Months away from Wedding

posted Tue 16, Aug 2011 at 12:29pm

Hi There, I am not one to admit to others I need help but I don't know what else to do!! My fiance and I have been together for 6 years, we are due to get married in 4 months time. We ha...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Is there any way to fix it?

posted Sun 21, Aug 2011 at 12:38pm

I have been with my bf for a year now and we live together. we have been together twice before each time him leaving me to go back to his ex and kid. This time is different and I trust him comple...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Space

posted Wed 24, Aug 2011 at 8:38pm

I have lived with my partner for a year. 2 Weeks ago he decided that we needed space so he could sort his head out. He wasn't sure if he knew hat love was. A week after this he gave me the optio...

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

Boyfriend won't believe me.

posted Fri 20, Jan 2012 at 9:28pm

My current boyfriend found a conversation between me and my ex (who he knows I broke up with for him) on Facebook from March of last year. We were together then but only a few months into the relat...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Mind Games?

posted Wed 25, Jan 2012 at 5:02pm

Advice really, Ive been with this guy 4 months, and everything was going fine until recently. He now hardly texts me, calls me and I only see him once or twice a week, he is a busy man, but feeling...

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Sister's Relationship(s) 2 Twisted guys

posted Mon 30, Jan 2012 at 1:50am

This is a lloonngg story so bear with me. First it's not for my benefit but for my sisters. She start getting in a relationship with guy#1 almost 2yr ago. He was "approved" by my parents. He spent ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

he can't forgive me

posted Mon 30, Jan 2012 at 5:16pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 8 years and he says he can not trust me. This has been ongoing since we first got together. We have split up a lot of times and the most recent was only 3 months a...

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