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Unsure partner

posted Sun 1, Mar 2015 at 6:26pm

Hey guys I am new here, I just wanted a little advice on my current situation. My partner and I had been together a little under 2 years, (I am 26, He 31) but we recently decided to take some time ...

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Partner wants to go travelling.

posted Sun 1, Mar 2015 at 11:11am

I have been with my partner for the last 6 and a half years and we have lived together for the last 5 years. We bought our first house together 2 years ago and have been in the process of decorati...

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Work, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

Need some advice, is it just me?

posted Sun 1, Mar 2015 at 7:48am

So my girlfriend that I have been with for about a year and a half whom I live with decided she was going to have her mom come over and stay with us for about a week. We've been having some other i...

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Money, Housework, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend quit smoking cigarettes and now acts like he wants nothing to do with me...

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 11:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together 4years and live together. He quit smoking cigarettes and is now acting like he wants nothing to do with me. He is going on two weeks now with out having one ...

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Need advice please.

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 5:30pm

I've been living with a woman 18 years my junior for close to 6 years. We have a beautiful 4?year old boy together. I have to girls from a previous marriage. After I got divorced it took me a whi...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

marriage at crossroads

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:49pm

Hello, I really need your advice. I've been married for nearly 7 years. We have two kids (3 yrs and 6 mths) we both love very much. Our marriage never was full of harmony but there definitely was a...

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How to officially break up with a narcissist?

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:35pm

I have been with this guy for 2 and a half years & we have broken up once. He's been trying to make his way back into my life. During our two years, he has successfully made me think I'm crazy a...

Tags: narcissist,breakup,manipulation
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help me

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 2:09am

hi, I have been with the same guy for the last 2 and a half years. I met him when i was 13 and he was just turning 15. I was completely obsessed with him for a year and a half before he finally ask...

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Life transitions

The Other Woman

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 3:29pm

I feel guilty for even writing that sentence but I've been the other woman for nearly 2 years now. I had no idea for the first six months, he referred to me as his girlfriend etc and I began to fal...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Sex and Affairs

Confused

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 9:39am

I have this girl I met one night , after I met her I didn't correspond with her for like two to three days then she called me and asked about me and why I didn't check on her , I wasn't around then...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, 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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Where to begin?

posted Wed 29, May 2013 at 3:16am

I'm in a confusing place in my relationship right now. My girlfriend and I have been living together for a year and a half now. We each moved across the country to be with each other after dating...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

lack of affection

posted Wed 29, May 2013 at 12:46am

feel very silly writing this but hoping for some advise. Im with the girl of my dreams after likeing her for 16 years, we finally got together, and everything was electric. I am a very passionate...

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

Problem with Trust and Jealousy

posted Fri 10, Jan 2014 at 9:03pm

My boyfriend will never leave his phone near me, even when he goes to the toilet, he will bring his phone with him. He also makes sure to sign out of his Facebook and e-mail on both iPad and laptop...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Feeling Neglected

posted Thu 7, Jun 2012 at 12:54pm

Basically I am feeling really neglected by my boyfriend and I'm not sure whether I should cut my losses now, or whether there is anything I can do to change this situation because I do love him. I ...

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

Is it me or him?

posted Sat 16, Jun 2012 at 5:56pm

Hi this is the first time I've ever looked at something like this let alone written on it but I need some advice and I really don't know what to do. I am a 24 year old girl and my boyfriend is ...

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

feeling trapped

posted Sun 17, Jun 2012 at 8:28am

I'm 24 my partner whom is 23 and I have been together for 3 years. This has not been a smooth sailing relationship as I have constantly defended her and gone against my parents for her. We've lived...

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Money, Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Mixed Families

Nowhere left to turn and unsure what to do!!

posted Sun 17, Jun 2012 at 3:12am

Hi all Firstly thank you to anyone taking the time to read my post, I hope I don't drag this out too much and that someone may be able to offer even the slightest bit of advice for what is a prett...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

help im confused!!

posted Mon 18, Jun 2012 at 10:02pm

I met this man about 7 weeks ago and a whirlwind of feelings for each other and decided that we should start a relationship after 2 weeks. We were very happy and he kept telling me he thought i was...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

is it worth saving?

posted Thu 21, Jun 2012 at 11:46am

I have been with my husband for 24 years married for 10, i have recently found out he has been having a relationship with a girl half our age, barmaid at our local, he said he would finish it and t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Just friends?

posted Fri 22, Jun 2012 at 10:31pm

My girlfriend and I have been together for nearly 3 years now and I cant say its been an easy 3 years. She had agoraphobia (fear of going outside her home) before we met and after six months or so ...

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

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