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i love him but im not happy anymore

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 8:26pm

hello all .. and apologies in advance as i feel this is going to be a long post. my partner and i have been together 4 years and we have 2 beautiful children aged 3 and 8 weeks. i love him but i j...

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Money, Work, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

No Contact Advice? Desperate Childs play?

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 9:47am

Is no contact an american fad or could it make my ex miss me & get him to come back? Have many people successfully tried it? If anyone would recommend it, should i text and apologise for all the n...

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Ex boyfriend issues

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 10:16pm

My ex boyfriend and i dated for two years and had broken up about two years ago. A week after we broke up he had a new girlfriend that he randomly met that week and i thought it was just going to b...

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Affairs & Jealousy

Help dating advice

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 9:50pm

Hi I have recently been out of daring due to last relationship , my friends keep telling me to try move on , I can't stop thinking about my ex keep having dreams about her and can't sleep and every...

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Friends & Family

Two girls...kindof

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 5:41am

So my ex ended it and started to see another guy. Without the whole story, we had some troubles obviously in our four year relationship. But we were engaged at one point just a couple years ago. An...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Am I just a display model?

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:19pm

Hi, I have been with my Girlfriend for a few months now and have got some doubts. When we initially started dating we seemed to progress a bit faster than I anticipated (i.e. for a first date we ha...

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

Strong feelings for a close friend that has a boyfriend

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:16pm

I've lived in a shared house with a girl and three others for 2 years and have absolutely fallen for the girl. It started over 3 months ago and I've tried so hard to turn off these feelings but I j...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Made a huge mistake in dumping my beloved boyfriend - what to do?

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 7:58am

Ive made a terrible mistake and ended up dumping my beloved boyfriend nearly 2 weeks ago now. We had been together almost 9 months. Im his first long term relationship in many years... He is q...

Tags: break up,getting back together
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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Military wife adjustment

posted Sun 20, Apr 2014 at 11:45pm

Me a my husband have been together for 4 years married for ten months and it hasn't Been all good. Yes we had our good times in the being of the relationship but know it just seems to die down. Fo...

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

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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 & 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 & 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

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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guilt

posted Mon 9, Sep 2013 at 5:24pm

I (30 male) was a virgin until a few months ago since I was unable to find a girl who liked me (not that I did not try). Then one day out of sexual frustration, while on a business trip abroad, I s...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance

My boyfriend won't have sex with me and it's ruining our relationship, please help!

posted Mon 9, Sep 2013 at 1:19am

I've been with my boyfriend a year and a half now and we're about to start living together but he won't have sex with me and I don't know what to do. When we first started going out we would have s...

Tags: sex,help,libido,relationship,breakup,sexual,depressed,upset
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Sex/Intimacy & romance

Does anyone else feel the same?

posted Thu 12, Sep 2013 at 8:06pm

Hi, I am 48 and my husband is 49, I have posted on here before and have found it helpful. I think I am approaching the menopause as I haven't had any monthly stuff for several months now... I forg...

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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
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