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Help!!!!!!

posted Wed 16, Apr 2014 at 1:49pm

I live with my bf for 4 years. Hasn't been the first time he's lied but not the first he's been caught either. We have kids 2 get her from seperate marriages. No of which live here full time. I've ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Relationship without any signs of love

posted Wed 16, Apr 2014 at 8:19am

I've been with my partner for almost 10 years and we've got a 5 yr old child. My issue is that I feel we are more of housemates than partners. We never hug or kiss, last time we made love was about...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Pl.give me suggestion

posted Tue 15, Apr 2014 at 4:32pm

Hi, I'm visiting to India after 7 years. My side family is happy but my husband's side family is making excuses not me to visit India . My sister in law said that if you stay at my parents house, t...

Tags: Mother in law,sister in law
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Sudden break up

posted Mon 14, Apr 2014 at 10:24pm

I met my (ex) boyfriend over a year ago and we were instantly very connected to each other. On our first date we expressed our feelings about relationships and we opened up very quickly about our c...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment

Unconfident Boyfriend

posted Mon 14, Apr 2014 at 5:21am

My boyfriend and me are together for more than a year. We were both grad students doing research. Last year he had to go back home due to some health issues and since then it has become a long dist...

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Making a Commitment

The Same Issue... How to stop it?

posted Sun 13, Apr 2014 at 7:53pm

So my bf and I have been together for over 2 years now and have been living together for 1 year or so. I am 27 years old and he is as well. Since pretty early on, there has been a very simila...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

I don't know if I'm wasting my time or not...

posted Sun 13, Apr 2014 at 1:57pm

Sorry this is going to be a long post because I want to get as much detail in as possible... I started dating this guy (23) at the beginning of March (I'm 21), we had been talking on the phone f...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Hiding Things

posted Sat 12, Apr 2014 at 10:53pm

Hello, I am writing because of a recent situation I have noticed. Let me preface this was some history. I have been with my fiancée for almost 6 years now. We used to live in a major city and we...

Tags: Money,lies,hiding,secrets
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Money, Getting on Better with my Partner

Red flag, or is it just me?

posted Sat 12, Apr 2014 at 6:35am

Me and my fiancé have been together for 2.5 years and living together for 1.5 years. In that time the honeymoon period seems to be over for him, just the daily grind. I was married for over 17 ye...

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If my partner doesnt want me, why am I still trying?

posted Fri 11, Apr 2014 at 6:46am

I met my now ex-partner in late 2011 after a very long period of being single following a very messy divorce. He pursued me hard and I fell for him, even though there were indicators he probably...

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Affairs & Jealousy

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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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & romance

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 & Jealousy

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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & Jealousy

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Dumped by text after being together for 2 years.

posted Sun 1, Sep 2013 at 5:34pm

My boyfriend of 2 years dumped me by text just over a week ago now, it started when I visited my ex's house to give flowers and a card to his mum because i couldnt make the funeral as his dad recen...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs & Jealousy

Conflicted

posted Sat 14, Sep 2013 at 5:39pm

I have had a boyfriend for over a year and five months now. He's been nothing short of amazing-- he's sweet, loving, understanding, makes me laugh, and in general has improved my self-confidence si...

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Work, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Tried a trial separation? Share your stories!

posted Mon 9, Sep 2013 at 3:35pm

Have you and your partner tried a trial separation? If so we want to hear from you. Did it make your relationship stronger, or did it break your relationship?

Tags: trial separation
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Getting on Better with my Partner

Friends with Benefits Dilemma

posted Wed 21, Dec 2011 at 3:01am

When I was in college I met a guy through a friend who was a musician. He came over a few times, and I went to see him play (he's a musician) a few times with friends. He was in a relationship at t...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance

Help with relationship with other half during separation

posted Tue 17, Sep 2013 at 12:30pm

Hi, I am very confused and upset and need some advice. I am separated from my wife. Although myself and my lawyer believe it is unnecessary she has an injunction against me following an argument...

Tags: separation
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Getting on Better with my Partner

What should I do?

posted Mon 23, Sep 2013 at 4:20pm

My bf and I have been in a relationship close to 9 yrs. We're both working and in our mid 20s. i come from a stable family whereas his parents are separated and his mother is living with him. i fe...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

Hurt and confused

posted Thu 19, Sep 2013 at 5:54pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for about 18months. When we first got together it was a little messy. He had a girlfriend which I knew about but there was other women he didn't tell me abou...

Tags: cheating,forgiving
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Affairs & Jealousy

I lied for no reason

posted Sat 14, Sep 2013 at 3:23pm

I am married with one child. We just recently got married and are very happy. The other day my son and I went to meet up with one my girlfriends and her daughter. We were planning on meeting at the...

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Does she like me ?

posted Sun 6, Oct 2013 at 6:35am

So Ive been talking to this christian girl i met on a facebook page for a christian group that we have on * Campus. We have been talking for a month now and she is just amazing and I think we like ...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Friends & Family

The Silent Treatment

posted Tue 8, Oct 2013 at 9:15pm

My husband and I have been together for 8 years, married for 4. He is a good bit older than I am. When we met, I was thin and he had jealousy issues. I gained a lot of weight after having our da...

Tags: binge eating,jealousy,silent treatment
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Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner
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