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Neglection & no understanding.. Frustrated! Should I end it for good?

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 10:05am

I'm 25 & my partner is 27 We're trying to work on our relationship since we had our first baby who is 4 months old now. We have been together for a year and a half. I don't feel fully satisf...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Love or lust? Or neither?

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 7:13am

Hi! I would really like to ask for some advice, since I have no one to turn to. About 7 years ago, I was in a relationship with a guy (let`s call him Alex). Alex was fun, great in bed, loved me, ...

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

I'm not sure if I'm just wasting my time

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 10:48pm

I was cheated on and left utterly devastated by my last relationship. I didn't think I wanted anything serious for a while since my belief in love was pretty much non-existent. However nine months ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

He keeps hiding me

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 7:05pm

I need to leave him but like him at the same time. I know the issue is with me. I should go. But the pain of leaving may be longer than the insults of staying. He doesn't want his daughter to kn...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

I think this is controlling, have others had this issue? Sorry it is long...

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 4:08pm

I have been married for over 9 years and in the beginning we were always together, never spent a lot of time a part, but this seemed pretty normal to me, as with any new relationship. I realized th...

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

Hurting :( My boyfriend never wants to have sex with me anymore :(

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 3:50pm

I have been together with my boyfriend for four months. Everything was perfect and we had a great sexual connection and chemistry. We would jump each other all the time. We would see each other oft...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Stlil Hurting

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 1:56pm

My boyfriend and I are in our early 50's. Both of us have been divorced, he a bit longer than me. We have been together for over 6 months now and get another famously. But something that happened ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

10 months till we marry - is it a mistake?

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 9:42am

Let me start off by saying I love my fiancè and I am looking forward to becoming his wife next year however I am plagued with doubts and uncertainty and I'll tell you why. For over 2 years now I g...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

She hangs around more with other boys than me

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 8:52am

Hey this is my problem. Yes, yes I know I'm too young for relationships this age. (I'm 14 years old) But me and this girl have the commitment and dedication to stay together and we've also arranged...

Tags: Long distance,Jealousy,Young
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

He doesn't want sex

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 8:32am

Me and my boyfriend have been together for just over a year now, and a few months ago we moved in together. Our sex life was great at the beginning of our relationship, however the last 7 months it...

Tags: Sexless relationship,no sex
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

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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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Latin lover has me under his spell!!

posted Mon 24, Jan 2011 at 3:09pm

I am a middle aged woman in second marriage, the marriage has become stale, husband is 10 years older in his late 50's. I am a highly sexed person and the fact is despite lots of different tactics...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Still so confused

posted Sat 29, Jan 2011 at 11:36am

I posted this over the Christmas period http://thecoupleconnection.net/posts/so-confused--7 .....and just when I was pulling myself together and trying to rebuild my life, my ex turned up last we...

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First Love cheated on me with Best Friend!

posted Tue 1, Mar 2011 at 11:46pm

I really need some advice- I just dont know what to do anymore. I started seeing my boyfriend nerly 3 years ago now. He has a best friend (girl) which he was very close to, always goin to the pu...

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Affairs and Jealousy

can i save my marriage?

posted Thu 3, Mar 2011 at 9:21pm

I have been married almost 9 years and have 2 beautiful children 9 and 6, we were young when we got together but have always been good together. My husband became violent, started that he would pus...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is there hope?

posted Wed 9, Mar 2011 at 6:11am

I have been with my boyfriend for 6 months now. When we first started seeing each other it was wonderful until I found out he was engaged to be married. Yes I know....I should have run at that po...

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

Confused is it me or is it him ? Should I fight or let him go?

posted Sat 12, Mar 2011 at 8:39am

I have been married for 20 yrs to a wondeffull man and have two lovely children. I have always worked full time and have juggled work and home.My husband was in the Army and went away on a number o...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

I don't know what to do now

posted Sat 26, Mar 2011 at 11:41pm

Where to start! We've been married for nearly 20 years and have two children aged 15 and 12. Our marriage is on the brink of collapse. If I'm really honest I can't say we've ever had a close em...

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Mend a broken relationship

posted Fri 1, Apr 2011 at 3:14am

... I am not sure where to begin, so I guess I will start from the very beginning... I am currently 22 years a old and my partner is 20( turning 21 in July). We met about 3 years ago. He was th...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

URGENT!; son given to dad, help advice needed.

posted Sat 23, Apr 2011 at 6:05pm

Please can anyone out there tell me what my chances and how to do it to get my child back when the courts have ordered a joint residence order and I have lost the main care of my five year old son?...

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Friends & Family

Where do I start?

posted Mon 2, May 2011 at 10:12am

I've been with my partner for 6 years. We married 3 years ago and have a 17month old baby. Previous to this we both worked in a professional environment. When I had the baby I gave up work to be a ...

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

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