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I need your help & advise please! I'm so confused! :(

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 12:58pm

Hi, here's my story. I am with my boyfriend for almost 5 years now and we are currently living together, we had a child but he died when he was still in my tummy and It really broke my heart but I ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

My actions are in excuseable what to do now?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 11:21am

hi all my bf has a son who tries to commit suicide and has done self harming to a point where he slashes his wrists in front of the entire class in school. he did it on my birthday too. i am havi...

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Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

He is testing me, what should i do ?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 5:31am

hey there. i want some advice about my relationship. First of all a brief background he is my first and last boyfriend I met this guy in university he was the one to approach me first. we are datin...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What to do?!

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 4:05am

My bf and I have 1 child from a previous relationship, one together and another 1 on the way. All both of us work and we just bought a house together. He is the selfish type in a way. He will spend...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I need advice!

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 8:05pm

SO heres the story in a nutshell, My apologies if its long, i just want to get the information out so i can get the best advice... I have two men in my life currently and i have a huge problem ...

Tags: affairs,love,relationships,sex,long distance
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

exrovert boyfriend

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 5:17pm

Hi..my bf is an extrovert and loves to spend time with his friends,im more of an introvert and that sometimes create problem between us. We have been living together for two years but regardless o...

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Finding Time for Each Other

don't know what to do

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 4:23pm

I have been with my husband 28 years, married 18. didn't know he really had a sex addiction problem until recently. He had an emotional affair with another woman and has been attending sex anonym...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Insecure about me being independent

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 11:08am

My boyfriend of 6 months is my opposite in many ways. He prefers solitude as he grew up fairly isolated. I grew up in a large family and always had friends over and a very noisy household. I unders...

Tags: Relationship with your opposite,understanding differences,critical,acting out,insecurity,damaged self worth
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Forum friends or beginning of an affair

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:40am

My partner is on a certain forum all the time and been chatting online with people who have got same interests as him. One particular member contacted him to his private message box, and she is int...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

How do I take the first step?

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:14am

Hi, I have been in love with a girl for about 5 years,but I find it difficult to talk to her about my feelings. Since then, she moved off to Uni, and I have not spoken to her properly for about 2 ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, 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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Don't think My Partner Fancies Me

posted Tue 18, Oct 2011 at 2:02pm

Hello, This is the first time I've posted so here goes..... I am in a very loving relationship of 19 mths, where my partner 'adores' me, always kisses me. hugs me, and tells me I'm the best t...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Should I Let Him?

posted Wed 19, Oct 2011 at 1:19am

My boyfriend works seasonally, being off work during the winter. When my sister got married, he suggested we take her, my brother in law, there year old son and ourselves down to Arizona as a weddi...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Second thoughts on having a baby

posted Mon 24, Oct 2011 at 10:56pm

I met my boyfriend at work 'm 33 and he's 43 and we've been together 3 months. We spent time getting to know each other at work and became intimate after a month. He asked me if I wanted kids and I...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

have i made the right decision?

posted Fri 6, Jul 2012 at 1:11am

okay im in my teens and need help... so me and this boy Michael started going out on the 12/06/12…. we were soo in love!! he was my world… we had a brief split about a week into our relationship b...

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Making a Commitment

Am I attempting the impossible? (Affair Aftermath)

posted Thu 26, Jul 2012 at 10:36pm

Hi All I am looking for advise from anyone who have been through a similair situation to me. I have been with my girlfriend for 13yrs and we were madly in love and each others bestfriend. Pra...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is he still into me?

posted Fri 21, Sep 2012 at 1:11am

Hey there, I've been dating my boyfriend for 2 years now and things were great. We talked about getting married after I finished school, we made plans about living together, and we would always...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Confused

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 5:13pm

So I need advice from someone who is not biased or doesn't know me as I am so confused on what to do.. Well here goes.. I've known this boy since I was a teen - 12 years old as we went to High Sch...

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Help

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 11:06am

I have shared joint custody of my twelve year old daughter with my x wife for eight years. I worked shifts and have been able to take my daughter up to fifteen nights per month. We have a great rel...

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Affairs and Jealousy

First post

posted Fri 28, Sep 2012 at 6:15am

Hi I'm 21 years old.. My wife and I have been married for roughly a year and a half... We've had our ups and downs.. Like an relationship.. A few months back I had found out my wife was hanging out...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Partner wants a break, i'm scared i'm going to loose my family

posted Fri 28, Sep 2012 at 5:32pm

Hi, so confused & i'm a mess right now with the unbareable thought that my family could end up seporated. I will explain the story of whats led to this, & any constuctive advise i would be really g...

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