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Time spent ((help))

posted Mon 27, Apr 2015 at 6:36am

I'm 25 and my partner is 27. Dated for a few months then decided to be a couple So now we're coming up to our 1 year anniversary and I don't think we're gonna make it. We have a child together ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

in a nutshell.

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 3:59pm

my boyfriend and I have been together for 4 years, and he has been clinically depressed. when we first met he was taking depression medication, our relationship was perfect we had so much fun and s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Trouble in long-distance relationship paradise

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 1:40pm

We met online and after two years, finally met in real life. After so many fears of mine that I will not be good enough live, that we might not work out, once I've met him, I have been proven wrong...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Controlling behavior

posted Sun 26, Apr 2015 at 9:06am

Hi, my husband and I on the whole have a good relationship, it is almost our 9th anniversary and we have been together for 15 yrs. There are no financial worries (my husband is the main earner and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Help Me

posted Sat 25, Apr 2015 at 4:47pm

Hi, i am in desperate need of help. My partner and I have been together for 6 years we have a beautiful little girl, we live together and all of our finances are tied together. The issue is... I fe...

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Money, Work, Housework, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

PLS ADVICE,AM COFUSED

posted Sat 25, Apr 2015 at 1:23pm

hi,afternoon. am confuse. I have a girlfriend who we just started dating 3 months ago. I have good intentions for her and wanna walk in love with her and she also say the same thing also. I believe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Anybody online now?

posted Fri 24, Apr 2015 at 10:44pm

Getting so annoyed at the moment and just want to cry... My fiance is literally so selfish and I don't know what to do anymore, he expects me to drop everything for him yet he won't do the same. He...

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Money, Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Something changed.

posted Fri 24, Apr 2015 at 6:24pm

We've been together nearly 4 years. I depend on him for so many things, but my attraction toward him is drifting away and I care for him the same but different. If that makes any sense. I feel like...

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HELP!! Propose BEFORE Older Brother?!!

posted Fri 24, Apr 2015 at 4:01pm

So my boyfriend’s brother is 12 years older than my boyfriend and been in a relationship with his girlfriend for 5 years now. They’ve lived together for a few years now, but he has not proposed yet...

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

End of the road. .

posted Fri 24, Apr 2015 at 3:58pm

Long story short, she dumped me, deleted me from every contact and changed her phone number after the last fight we had over the phone. The fight was about me trying to get her back. So in the end ...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, 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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I really want her back

posted Tue 10, Apr 2012 at 4:51pm

This might be quite long, so bare with me! Me and my ex-girlfriend went out for just under 2 years. The last few months of the relationship weren't great. Lots of arguing and falling out with...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

First Time Poster

posted Thu 12, Apr 2012 at 8:21pm

Hi I was wondering if someone out there could help. Really long story so bare with me... I'm in the middle of an 8 year relationship with my partner and its had its ups and downs to say the le...

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

I'm an idiot, I lied about my age!

posted Fri 13, Apr 2012 at 2:22pm

Ok, here goes. Basically i've got myself into a complete muddle. I know what i need to do as i'm generally a nice guy but I just wanted to see if anyone had ever been in the same situation or what ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Trouble

posted Sat 14, Apr 2012 at 9:06pm

All right so, I've got some problems with my partner. He doesn't seem to want to make any time for me, appreciate me or plan things with me. We met through internet about a year and a half ago and ...

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

First proper fight but worried it could be the end

posted Tue 17, Apr 2012 at 6:51am

Apologies for the length of the post... We've been together for a year and a half. We're both 30 and I am her first proper relationship for a while (she travelled a lot so never settled). It's b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Unsure of what to do

posted Mon 16, Apr 2012 at 11:30am

I have been with my boyfriend for 18 months. We were introduced by a mutual friend and from the first meeting we were crazy about each other. I had been single for 6 months before meeting him after...

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

please help.

posted Wed 18, Apr 2012 at 2:26pm

Myself and my partner have been together for 5 years now and i dont know why we are still here... when we first got together he was the dominant in the relationship and all was fine untill we broke...

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

would you be bothered if your girlfriend is still friends with her ex on facebook?

posted Sun 22, Apr 2012 at 5:12pm

Hi everyone, you might have seen this question before. but I guess that every situation is unique :) My girlfriend is still friends with her ex. they broke up about 1.5 years ago. she said the...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Older guy younger women

posted Mon 9, Apr 2012 at 3:26pm

I have been asked on a date by a younger women, I am 45 she is 24 she has made it clear she is interested in a relationship but I am worried about how my family would feel especially my two daughte...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

Please help!! I want a family, but my partner doesn't.

posted Thu 26, Apr 2012 at 1:51pm

We've been together over four years now and I love him. Problem is I am 36 and get broody and really want to have a baby, but he doesn't want any children... EVER. I keep trying to bring it up wit...

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Becoming a Parent, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

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