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Can't stay but don't know how to leave

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 7:22pm

I have been with my husband for 18 years (married for almost 14) but for the last 3 years it has become more difficult to communicate with him and I have felt lonely, unappreciated and isolated. W...

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Please help me.

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 2:36pm

I think I know the answer to my problems, but I need to hear people's opionions first. Ok so long story short, 2 months ago he tells me he wants to travel the world, we spend a month trying to wo...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Cheated on. Do I take her back or do I leave it?

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 1:24pm

I been seeing this girl, who I really liked, for about 6 weeks or so. I know this isn't a very long time at all, but compared to previous relationships (my longest being some 4 years or so), we see...

Tags: cheating,cheated,girlfriend,relationship,advice,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Telling a dark secret to him

posted Wed 23, Jul 2014 at 2:41am

I have known him for a long time (6 years) and we have liked each other for some time in between which turned to more loving side this past year. We get along great but something aways prevented us...

Tags: secrets,abuse,family,marriage,childhood,emotional issues,college
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Friends & Family, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

married boyfriend

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 8:06pm

Sorry

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

desperately need advice

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 7:44pm

first i want to say i want to make my relationship work. so i need any advice on how to. my boyfriend and i have been together 3 years. we have 1 daughter together and i have 1 daughter from a pre...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Communications in relationships

Lost & confused

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 4:09pm

I've been with my partner for 1.5 years. We moved in together at the start of the year & got engaged 3 months ago. I found out that he had told a work colleague that we had a dull sex life & he ad...

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Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Don't know what to do anymore

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 11:30am

I'm a 29yr old and my husband and I had been married for almost 5yrs and we dated for 4yrs before we got married. I caught him cheating several times and everytime I comfront him about it he tends...

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Sex and Affairs

AM BADLY HURT

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 8:30am

I WAS IN AN LDR WITH THIS GUY.. WHO USED TO BE MY FB FRIEND.. FOR 4YEARS.. THINGS STARTED TO CHANGE WHEN HE PROPOSED BUT I DINT SAY YES COZ IT WAS REALLY UNEXPECTED HE ASKED ME TO MEET HIM (NVA TR...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Am I really ready for this?

posted Tue 22, Jul 2014 at 3:38am

Hm

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

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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 tell on him?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 10:48pm

So long story short, I have two friends; the guy and me have been good friends since college. The girl (his girlfriend) I met through him, but we became good friends relatively recently. About a...

Tags: should i tell on him?
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Affairs and Jealousy

Confused

posted Sat 30, Mar 2013 at 8:30pm

My Fiance and I broke up 4 months ago, we were together for 7 years, since we were 16. The break up came as a result of extreme stress and pressure due to having to move to another country for his ...

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Insecurities, constant fighting

posted Tue 2, Apr 2013 at 4:56pm

I'm 26, he is 25. We've been together for almost 3 years and living together for one. His family is Muslim and believe that their son is also - yet he isn't in any way. I am a complete secret to ev...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families

Fiance is not a good provider

posted Tue 2, Apr 2013 at 7:54am

Hi, I wish somebody could help me in my problem. Actually it’s not really a problem but it keeps me thinking. And I think, it will not be solved by me not unless I get an advice or insights from ot...

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Money

Cheating partner... But so much more

posted Tue 2, Apr 2013 at 2:29am

My partner & I have been together for a few years. I had recently gone through a divorce and he was separated from his 2nd wife after she had cheated in him, although he had cheated on her sincect...

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What do I do

posted Fri 5, Apr 2013 at 11:56am

Ok I will try and make this short. I have been with my husband for 20 years married 16 and have two children. My husband had a 3 month affair with the neighbor. She has done nothing but try and cau...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I can't stand my boyfriend's female friend?

posted Tue 26, Feb 2013 at 1:29am

I'll warn right now, this is a long post! My boyfriend and I have been together for over 3 months now, though it feels like it's been 3 years. We're madly in love and both cannot imagine life with...

Tags: female friend,boyfriend,dislike
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Help me please. I really want me and my girlfriend to work.

posted Wed 10, Apr 2013 at 7:46pm

Well, I've been seeing this girl for 4 and a half months now and 1 month ago we broke up for almost a week here's the story: Me and her started going out and I really was falling for her she seem...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Lost

posted Mon 8, Apr 2013 at 1:06pm

Hi I found out on valentines that my h was having an affair, after she (his affair) rang me calling me every name under the sun after he hasn’t gone to live with her that week she put 2 /2 together...

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Affairs and Jealousy

What's the deal with this guy? Online

posted Thu 11, Apr 2013 at 3:32pm

I met this guy through a dating site. I thought his posts were funny. Right off the bat he started talking to me, we exchanged numbers etc We've been speaking for nearly a month and he seems p...

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