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New girlfriend has slept with a married man and doesn't regret it

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 10:01am

I really don't know if I am over reacting on this, which I do have a habit of doing but I could really do with some advice as per the title, I've started to see a girl, I've known her for a good...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Anniversary Expectations (Long)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 8:37am

Tomorrow is our 25th anniversary. Actually, it is now 1:30am so TODAY is our anniversary. Over a year ago I began talking to my husband about what we might do to celebrate it; have a party, go a...

Tags: Anniversary,expectations,sexless marriage
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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

In a serious relationship, old co-worker is interested in me, need advice!!!

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 3:21am

Hi everyone, I'm in a serious relationship with my partner of 3 years and we have a 7 month old son. I love him very much and he's a great dad to our son. We fight about money and other things li...

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Where to go from here?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 10:07pm

I met this girl about 6-8 months ago. And for 3/4 of the time I have got on perfectly fine and their was lots of people who kept telling me and her to date ect and stuff at work. Since I asked her ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Been in a relationship with my best friend for 5 years. We are thinking of breaking up?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 4:56pm

Hi, don't normally do these kind of things but have no one to talk to about these things. I have a very close relationship with my best friend. We have been "together" for around 5 years. It's per...

Tags: breakup,love,relationship,separate,gay,in love,future,advice,family,friend,best friend,children,help
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

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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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A sexual addiction that is affecting both lives

posted Sat 29, Sep 2012 at 7:32pm

Hello and thank you for stopping to read my post. It is very hard to put it in a few words because of the complexity of the problem. But here it goes: my now husband admitted to be having a prob...

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

How to stop going round in circles

posted Thu 27, Sep 2012 at 4:29pm

My boyfriend and I keep going round in circles when we discuss the future - he has had a set view of the ideal way to live for a number of years before he met me, and will basically tell me how he ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

even just a little advice?

posted Thu 4, Oct 2012 at 9:37pm

um high... im a university student in my second year studying away from home, but go back at weekends/ hols etc for work and visits. i've been with my boyfriend for 14 months (so we've made it thro...

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

He will leave me if I don't sort my insecurities out

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 2:37pm

I have been with my boyfriend a year next week- we are very happy and very much in love- he treats me like a princess and does everything to please me. I am not used to be treated this well and hav...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is he cheating? What do I do?

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 5:32pm

It started this summer (June/July area). My boyfriend began disappearing for long hours at a time. I’d go stay with my parents on the weekends and I’d live with him during the week. He’d be all snu...

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

Am I a fool or is she cheating

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 5:38pm

My relationship is on the rocks. My fiance and have been together for over three years and I have issues that she may be cheating the evidence says she cheated at least two times in the year we we...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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

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