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Asking a Married woman for the impossible!

posted Mon 22, Dec 2014 at 5:02pm

For over a year I, an inexperienced 23 year old have known a 25 year old married woman. She had married just months before meeting me. We worked together and our friendship grew beyond the rightful...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Two faced

posted Mon 22, Dec 2014 at 11:57am

Hi,I am at wits end.Honest to God I don't know how I have managed to keep my cool.You see my husband has this fascination with this Asian girl which he has told her he loves her, has two young chil...

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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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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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To go or not to go

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 5:19am

I have been with my husband for five years and 2 months, we have been married 5 years and 1 month of that time. I should have known marring someone I didn't know would have it's down falls....but I...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I'm so insecure in my relationship..

posted Mon 17, Sep 2012 at 6:55pm

Hello, I really need some advice with my relationship problem. I'm currently in a relationship with an amazing man, we've been together nearly a year and it's a perfect relationship. He is so cari...

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

should I break up with him?

posted Thu 20, Sep 2012 at 9:27am

this is a really hard decision for me. first off I know that I do love him and I really care about him, the last thing I want is for him to be hurting. I was sure of breaking up and I came home an...

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

Did I make a mistake?

posted Thu 20, Sep 2012 at 7:36pm

My recently ex-girlfriend and I broke up a week ago. I moved 6 hours away and the distance was making it hard to see each other. We've been together for 4 years, all through college. I started the ...

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

My worries that I can't get rid of.

posted Mon 24, Sep 2012 at 11:36pm

I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend for a little under a year and I'm so incredibly in love with her and she with me. We get along fantastically and she truly is my best friend. My only ...

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

He doesn't want me anymore :(

posted Fri 7, Oct 2011 at 12:45am

My boyfriend and I have been together for 6 years now. We have broken up a few times in between but only for a few months or so, and now have been 2 years solid back together. We have son together ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

End of my rope...

posted Sun 9, Oct 2011 at 9:10am

I have been living together with my boyfriend for 8 years. I am in my early 40's and he in his early 50's. The first two to four years seemed pretty normal, but the last 5-6 years sex has slowed ...

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

I swear she does it just to upset me!!

posted Mon 17, Oct 2011 at 10:51pm

My boyfriends mother. She's quite the lady. Recently I've discovered she's quite 2 faced, saying and being fantastic to my face and all that, and the minute I'm not there, she's insulting me. An...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families

im very confused

posted Tue 18, Oct 2011 at 11:35am

basically 5 years ago me and my partner had our 2nd daughter, before she got to a year old we had best friends who were husband and wife, we had them stay over once with their children i put the ki...

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Don't think My Partner Fancies Me

posted Tue 18, Oct 2011 at 2:02pm

Hello, This is the first time I've posted so here goes..... I am in a very loving relationship of 19 mths, where my partner 'adores' me, always kisses me. hugs me, and tells me I'm the best t...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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