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Relationships and porn!

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 10:56pm

My boyfriend and I have 3 about to be 4 kids together and have been together almost 3 years. Most of our relationship he has cheated on me. I finally forgave him because when I found out, I had jus...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Should I invite my boyfriend to Thanksgiving?

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 9:04pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 7 months. I'll save the tiresome details, but about a month ago things became very tense between us because of personal issues not related to the relations...

Tags: holidays
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Friends & Family

don't know if I trust him anymore

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 1:59pm

so my live in partner I who I have 2 children with had been looking up his ex on facebook, not just once but he is doing it a lot, just needing some advice on how to approach him about this or weth...

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Communications in relationships

im 18, in a year long relationship and its turned almost sexless

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 1:38am

me and my girlfreind have been together for over 3 years , we broke up for a year but ended up back together i was in another relationship in that time and throughout all of our time together ...

Tags: sex,young,lack of sex,18 years old
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Am I right to want to leave.

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 10:41pm

I have been married 11 years. When my husband first found me I was living on the streets working and finishing school. Our first set of issues started with his parents saying I'm not welcomed in th...

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Sex and Affairs

Money issues

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 6:33am

Hi im not sure if Im in the right forum But I would like to ask your opinion guys My bf & I plan on holiday this coming Christmas. So far so good. We booked the flight While we were searchin...

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Should I stay or should I go?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 5:30am

In summary: My boyfriend (35 yrs old) and I (23 yrs old) have been dating almost 4 years now (long distance 2 years). The age difference is extreme we do make a great team. I am finishing up my col...

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

Is this working?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 12:51am

I feel like my relationship is extremely boring. My partner doesn't seen to understand and I know he's a introvert but I don't think that is an excuse. We argue over his lack of converse. For ex...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Questioning if I should leave first time lesbian relationship...

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:52pm

Long story but I'll try to keep it short. I am in my first lesbian relationship for 3 years now. She's perfect, I couldn't ask for anyone to treat me better. She has always been gay, I have always ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

confusion why my partner holds onto the past

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:43pm

We have been together for a little over a year now. Things have been amazing. But recently people have from my partners past have resurfaced. Thankfully a couple just dropped off. But one is pe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, 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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Should I leave my partner?

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 7:16pm

I have been with my partner for 18 months. I am 30 and he is in his mid forties with three children under 13. He is the first man I have ever loved, yet there are problems in the relationship which...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

How do i stop my girlfriend leaving me? Please help

posted Sun 30, Sep 2012 at 4:31pm

Hi, so confused & i'm a mess right now with the unbareable thought that my family could end up seporated. I will explain the story of whats led to this, & any constuctive advise i would be really g...

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Confused and no one to talk

posted Tue 2, Oct 2012 at 11:51pm

It may take me a while to build up the background so bear with me. I was married for 13 years and have 2 kids from my ex who I adore. My ex cheated on me and it was a very acromonious divorce bu...

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

confused and sad

posted Wed 3, Oct 2012 at 8:44am

hi guys i have decided to post here as i do not have any friends that i can any longer trust to go to for advice.I have been with my husband for 12 years,married for 4 of them,we met when i was 20...

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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

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