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Is there anything I can do? Please help!

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Hi, I am a 16 year old guy and my (ex?) girlfriend is 19. We've been dating a little over 13 months and we were crazy for each other a few months before we started dating. However, about a month or...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

I hate my boyfriend watching porn

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 6:39am

I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over a year. About 5 months into our relationship I discovered he had a fake profile on a social networking site and he used this to message other...

Tags: Porn,Internet,Boyfriend problems,Insexure,Trust,Lies
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Affairs and Jealousy

Desperate

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 2:00am

In May my girlfriend of 51/2 yrs told me she was seeing someone else and was going away for weekend with him I pleaded with Her she would change her plans and said it was something she had to do an...

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One sided...not really.

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 11:58pm

How do 2 people who expresses love differently be together without having the other one feeling one sided? We've been together for 3 years now, I'm a very affectionate person who enjoys expressi...

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

Made a huge mistake

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 6:27pm

Where do i start. About 2 weeks ago I called things off with my girlfriend of 4yrs. I called it off because at the time, I believed that she couldn't be bothered to tidy up after herself. Help cook...

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Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Break or Breakup?

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 2:39pm

Hello all, My girlfriend and I have been going out for 4 years or more and we are both 27. About a year and half ago her father feel critically ill which resulted in many ups and downs this caused...

Tags: Break,Breakup,Breakup,what to do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

How to go round it ????

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 1:20pm

I am 22 I had this thing with a las I got her preg she lost the child I went away for work come by a week later now she got engaged to her ex but when I speak to her she moans and fights about stuf...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Sex and Affairs

What would you do?!

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 3:35am

My boyfriend knows how I feel about him going to strip clubs, and he goes anyways but don't tell me he's going. He will tell me he's going to a friends house but I find out later that he's at the s...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

how often does the average couple have sex?

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 3:29am

ive heard some people say they have sex with their s/o multiple times a day, but its hard to know whats the truth & what people just say to make themselves look better, lol. how often does the ...

Tags: sex
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Summer romance or something real that didn't get chance to blossom more?

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 2:01am

This is probably a bit of a weird situation, and may not seem very major or important, but it is really bringing me down, and means something to me. I have recently come back from working away f...

Tags: love,romance,summer romance,passion,romance,heartache
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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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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

Boyfriend, friend, friend with benefits?

posted Wed 10, Oct 2012 at 1:57am

Sooo i'm extremely confused right now. Me and my partner have been on and off since February and for the past 8 weeks we havent actually been official and he wont put a name in the relationship bec...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Girlfriend has left me and I'm broken

posted Mon 8, Oct 2012 at 4:56pm

I'm 28 and my girlfriend is 18, we have been together for 4 months and things were going great, last week she was talking about going on holiday with me, what she was getting me for Christmas etc a...

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I'm in love with my boyfriend but I have a huge crush...

posted Sun 7, Oct 2012 at 9:03pm

Please help me... I need support... I've been with my Boyfriend for 5 years now, we love each other and I couldn't picture a life without him. It would kill me to decide not to see him again, we re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

need to move on

posted Thu 11, Oct 2012 at 8:52pm

A year of so ago i started an affair with my friend shes married,we scaled it down but remained friends,we tried to finish it loads of times and not do anything with eachother when we are together,...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Choosing between Partner or Lover

posted Fri 12, Oct 2012 at 7:59pm

I have been in a relationship for 13 years, not married, no children, but own a home together, have joint accounts, etc... I recently started seeing someone else about 4 months ago. I met him at ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

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