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Am I in the wrong?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 11:45am

I am in the first relationship with someone since my marriage ended after 16 years. I have been with this women for 6 months and I truly care for her. When we started dating she had light brown...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Why can't i be attracted to the man i love?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 10:48am

My boyfriend and I have been together 10 years now. I know he loves me as much as anyone could. I love him too but we do have a problem… I have never really been able to physically show him how ...

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

Finance

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 2:22am

Hello. I need a word of advice regarding bill pay sharing. I lived with my bf for a year and paid half the rent, even though the place where he wanted to rent was expensive for me. I managed i...

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Money

needing urgent help / advice

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 5:55pm

I am at my wits end and really need to know where to go for help. this is a bit of a long one im afraid...but really would appreciate input on my problem. I got married to my childhood sweeth...

Tags: leaving indecisive problems internet dating commitment suicidal
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Making a Commitment

Am I in the wrong for not uninviting people?

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 2:06pm

It's my birthday coming up soon, and I have recently got back with my boyfriend after breaking up for 5 months. However, I invited people to my party before we got together, and I invited some boys...

Tags: birthday,teen,disrespectful,guilty
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Loads of people are blocking me on Facebook

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 12:47am

I am so upset, I keep having tons of people block me on Facebook and I don't know why!! Its all these people from my church group and this other church group I go to and its like all of them hate...

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Please please help.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:11pm

My boyfriend and I have been together now for two years. He was perfect for me I decided this when I first laid my eyes on him. BUT six months in to our relationship he told me that he had a daught...

Tags: help,ex,partners,children
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Is wanting touch this bad normal?

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 5:33pm

First off, I'm not a super touchy feely person but not by choice. I grew up in a family where it didn't happen a lot. But as I've gone through a few relationships I've realized I really like to b...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Word from the street, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Should I break up? So confused.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 4:12pm

I don't want to go into too much detail, but basically, my boyfriend and I have been sort of breaking up, since Thursday night. There are a lot of external pressures, which is why I originally wa...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

She's changed, but I don't know why, and can't ask her about it. Help!

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:22am

I am a successful 45yo and I've been in an amazing relationship with an amazing woman for about a year and a half now. For the first year and a quarter, we had the perfect relationship, in my opin...

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

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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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Grievous ex wife

posted Wed 24, Oct 2012 at 4:27am

I have been with my partner for nearly 9 years. His ex wife has been rude to me from day one but I have always tried to rise above it and be polite to her. I have not had much contact with her asid...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Mixed Families

so alone

posted Mon 29, Oct 2012 at 3:44pm

im so alone been up since 4am dont no whether to jus walk and leave my hubby and kids or try and im fed up trying he used to moan all the time the house wasnt clean enuf now hes moved onto the food...

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Advise muchly needed!

posted Tue 30, Oct 2012 at 8:27pm

Hey guys, so I've been with this guy on and off for 5 years. We split massively Becuase it just wasn't working. We was split for several Months. We never spoke or saw each other util my mum got re...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

PLEASE HELP am i mad or is he the nut!

posted Thu 1, Nov 2012 at 12:43pm

Hi, to cut a long story short i have been with my partner for 16 months now although we were seeing each other for about a year before that. He has a past that parts of are still in our relationshi...

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

Can we salvage this? Long post, sorry!

posted Sun 4, Nov 2012 at 9:56pm

Thank you to anyone who reads the following and would like to weigh-in on how you would react to the situation! I met someone nearly fours years ago who was attractive, sweet, and conservative. ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Cold feet or is it really over?

posted Sun 4, Nov 2012 at 10:42am

I have been dating my boyfriend for 18 months now, and he was meant to be moving in this week officially, although he's been living with me unofficially since August. Things have been great betwe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

My boyfriend says his feelings for me have changed

posted Wed 7, Nov 2012 at 9:50am

We met last December and both had an immediate and strong attraction. I had not been in a relationship for 6 years and for him it was 2 years. There was almost a sense of relief at finding each oth...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I slept with someone and He left me for another girl Not sure if to believe him and give us both a second chance.

posted Wed 7, Nov 2012 at 8:33pm

Well it starts when me and this guy i met, J.(name removed by moderator to protect anonymity) he was shy around me and very akward. it took us about a month to actualy get together because he would...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Messed up love triangle

posted Sat 10, Nov 2012 at 8:49pm

I'm in a complicated relationship at the moment. For the past four years I'd been in a long distance relationship, we were engaged for one of those four years. Then in August we split up, mostly be...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

My husband has fallen out of love with me

posted Sun 11, Nov 2012 at 6:07pm

I’ve been married for 13 years and we have two daughters. I have felt for a few months (since about July maybe) that something hasn’t been “quite right”. And sure enough my husband told me about 3 ...

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

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