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is my wife right for being mad at me for doing occasional favor for family because she thinks those are unreasonable requests from my family?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 3:56am

Hi, My wife just got awfully mad because I agreed to babysit my sister's kids on sunday afternoon (4-9pm) while she and her husband are going out to a birthday party. This is the 2nd or 3r...

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

Why wouldn't he sleep with me

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 12:13am

After reading through blogs and sites, not finding the answer I'm looking for, I ask the question myself. My little story: Two and half years ago I met him on holidays, 1 year distance relations...

Tags: sex,relationship,libido
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Individual Self-Help Truisms vs Relationship Truisms

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 6:09pm

EDIT: I'm not sure why it's posting anonymous. I am not clickong on anonymous post. my username is aurelios1201 and my fname is aurelio. Hello, New to forum. Nice site. :) I was wonderin...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

I Know this guy is real whom i have met online but i don't think he is faithful

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 3:19pm

okay so the thing is that my long distant boyfriend who is from the another country, whom i met in a depression website, 10 months ago, i have decided to tell about him to my parents and when i did...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

I am not trying to resolve a painful dilemma but have been confronted by something entirely new to me.

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 10:57am

*** up front, please do not respond to this with social or psychological opinion, particularly that of the current Western milieu *** I am a 32 year old American man living in the UK for a brief...

Tags: emotional bonding,impending marriage,physical punishment per her suggestion.
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So confused about a breakup, need help!!

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 8:03am

Hi everyone I hope you don’t mind the lost post, to be honest I am kind of a mess. My ex and I have a very complicated relationship. I was 22 she was 18, we met while both working at a grocery stor...

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I feel guilty for feeling unhappy

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 7:29am

Over the past couple of days I've started to feel unhappy in my relationship, and I've been racked with guilt for feeling this way as he says I'm his soul mate and it would absolutely destroy him i...

Tags: Guilt,relationships,unhappy,confused
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Communications in relationships

Age differences

posted Fri 29, Aug 2014 at 9:52pm

I just wondered what people's views were on age differences in relationships. I'm 40 and female and strongly attracted to a guy who is 62. When I say strongly attracted, I mean I love him. We have...

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(Very long post!) We discussed 'numbers' (previous partners) and lies were told

posted Fri 29, Aug 2014 at 9:14am

Hi all, I'm in desperate need of advice and fear I'm heading towards a state of depression. I'm a 26 year old guy from UK and my dearly loved girlfriend is 24. She lives in the UK (soon to live ...

Tags: sex,partners,numbers,jealousy
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

She's my best friend and I love her so much, but I want to leave?

posted Fri 29, Aug 2014 at 5:46am

This might be long, sorry in advance. For starters, I'm bisexual. My girlfriend and I have been dating for almost 2 years now. We started dating the year after we graduated high school, and it's co...

Tags: bisexual,college,indecisive,worry,perfect relationship,best friends,stay together,break up
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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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I like another guy.... Help!

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 8:41pm

I have a boyfriend, of almost 2 years. We are serious, and want to be together forever. I love him. W'eve been going through some rocky roads lately, so it feels like we have grown apart a little. ...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

So, so confused??

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 8:25pm

Okay, not sure what to do or put, I might just need to get it all out, but, here goes... I'm 24, I'd been with my boyfriend for over 4 years, we split 3 weeks ago. We have a ten month old baby a...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Cheating Partner resulted in Child - Next Step

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 10:44pm

Hello everyone and thanks for looking at my post. A while ago I posted on here about the fact that my partner had told me that he had been having an affair for the past 8 months with a girl (sh...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I want to know the details of my wife's affair but she won't tell me.

posted Sun 7, Oct 2012 at 9:32am

My wife and I have been together for 15 years. We are very compatible and get on well but for some years we have been drifting and not appreciating one another. We have two wonderful children whom ...

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

Boyfriend, friend, friend with benefits?

posted Wed 10, Oct 2012 at 1:57am

Sooo i'm extremely confused right now. Me and my partner have been on and off since February and for the past 8 weeks we havent actually been official and he wont put a name in the relationship bec...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Girlfriend has left me and I'm broken

posted Mon 8, Oct 2012 at 4:56pm

I'm 28 and my girlfriend is 18, we have been together for 4 months and things were going great, last week she was talking about going on holiday with me, what she was getting me for Christmas etc a...

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I'm in love with my boyfriend but I have a huge crush...

posted Sun 7, Oct 2012 at 9:03pm

Please help me... I need support... I've been with my Boyfriend for 5 years now, we love each other and I couldn't picture a life without him. It would kill me to decide not to see him again, we re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

need to move on

posted Thu 11, Oct 2012 at 8:52pm

A year of so ago i started an affair with my friend shes married,we scaled it down but remained friends,we tried to finish it loads of times and not do anything with eachother when we are together,...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Choosing between Partner or Lover

posted Fri 12, Oct 2012 at 7:59pm

I have been in a relationship for 13 years, not married, no children, but own a home together, have joint accounts, etc... I recently started seeing someone else about 4 months ago. I met him at ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Is my boyfriend helping his ex beyond his means?

posted Wed 10, Oct 2012 at 9:05pm

I have been with my boyfriend for four year. We have no children together but he has an seven year old daughter and a five year old son with his ex. Now my problem is that he seems to think that ...

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

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