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Girlfriend trouble.

posted Mon 22, Dec 2014 at 1:43am

So it was her birthday today. She's weird and she didn't wanna celebrate it and doesn't want anything for it. But she mentioned she was going out with her friends tonight to celebrate the end of th...

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Need help ending my affair with my boss!!!

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 11:00pm

I have known my boss for over 2 years but just 6 months ago, I started working for him. I told him one of the conditions for me to accept the position was that it was to be strictly professional. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

Cruise Crisis

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 8:04pm

Hi - this crisis has been stressing my family for over 2 weeks. I'd like an outsider's opinion. Here's the story, names changed, as briefly as I can tell it: Tom and Mary have been dating for ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

Merry Xmas - not likely...

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 2:45pm

A few weeks back my wife told me she wasn't happy - some of the historical disputes we'd had over money and other stuff had built up into a massive issue and she wasn't sure she could go on anymore...

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Constant need for script reading

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 9:26am

Ok so My fiancee has issues with my family and now whenever I see them without her she is constantly texting me and spamming me until I text her back. When we are with her family however I get ...

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How to tell a girl that I like her even though we don't talk anymore

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 6:43am

As you can see I've liked this girl for like nearly a year now we stopped talking after about 2 months when we first started talking. One day I was texting her and I had a feeling she was being awk...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

how to tell my bf im jealous of his female friend??

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 6:12am

heads up, its a long story i never get jealous, so this is a strange feeling that idk how to deal with. im also a proud person, so i feel embarrassed that im jealous/insecure we broke up fo...

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Selfrespect Or Love!!

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 4:34am

My ex broke with me after 5 years of relation & the breakup was very bad.. I begged,pleaded a lot for continuous 1 month.. she even insulted me in front of her family after which I didn't contac...

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Should I keep waiting?

posted Sat 20, Dec 2014 at 7:55am

My guy gave me the "I need space" talk months ago and continues to confuse me more and more. We were best friends before we got involved. To be fair, he was upfront that he was (and I quote) "terri...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My wife is a control freak and it's pushing me away...

posted Thu 18, Dec 2014 at 10:03pm

I apologize in advance. This may get lengthy.. So just over a year ago I moved to the states. Long story short my wife and I have known each other for about 12 years. Talked on and off. We've al...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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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Does he need space or is something wrong?

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 9:53pm

My boyfriend and I have been dating for 2 1/2 years. We spent the first year and a half in a long distance relationship. However, a year ago I moved to the city where he lives. During our time...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

How to Fix Broken Relationships (BF & Mother)

posted Thu 16, Aug 2012 at 7:36am

Disclaimer: I know everything in this situation could have been avoided and that it was my entire fault. I just came here for answers on how to fix things between my BF and my parents (mostly mothe...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

I think I'm falling for someone else....

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 5:32am

I've been dating my current boyfriend for almost 2 years now. We've had a great relationship that has had a few ups and downs, but I've never questioned our willingness to fight for it. Recently I'...

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Please help me understand if I really should move on….(sorry this is so long)

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 6:04pm

When we met me and my ‘ex’ , were both quite unhappy. We slowly became friends and hung out then started going out. Even though I thought he really liked me he was always so hot and cold (he seeme...

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Really don't know what to do anymore

posted Fri 17, Aug 2012 at 3:01pm

Hi everyone. I could really do with some advice and I hope that you can help in some way. I'm at my wits end. I've been with my OH for just under 9 years. We are in our early 30's, own our own h...

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

Boyfriend of Four years is now searching "Sex Finder" Sites

posted Tue 14, Aug 2012 at 11:07pm

MY boyfriend and I have been dating for four years. In the past, I found him searching a "sex friend" site on his phone. I confronted him, and through a little backtracking I found that he had n...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do?

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 4:58pm

I went away to visit my mum and dad for a few days with my son. My husband was busy with work and a new promotion. However, I noticed receipts for meals for 2 people and I know I shouldn't have but...

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Affairs and Jealousy

How to approach the lack of sex issue

posted Sat 18, Aug 2012 at 8:11am

My wife and I no longer have regular sex (once every 1-2 months at best). It has been gradually going this way since she fell pregnant with our 1st child 4 years ago and has gradually gotten worse....

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Is he embarrassed?

posted Sat 18, Aug 2012 at 3:22pm

So I met this boy and I didn't think much of it but he seemed pretty keen, we have been texting quite a bit with him seeming to carry the conversation. We were talking and he said about how he is s...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Advice appreciated

posted Mon 20, Aug 2012 at 8:01pm

Hi there's My story is an odd one where I can't stop punishing myself. Here goes a year ago I moved to NZ from England for a change and to start a fresh life 2 weeks after moving from England ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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