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NO SEX in a 2-month relationship

posted Sun 24, May 2015 at 8:13pm

Hi everyone: I'll try to make this short and clear. I'm a Latina, he's European. We met online. I flew to meet him (he lives in Latin America). Over the phone, we had hot, steamy sex, it looked rea...

Tags: no sex,sexless,new relationship,cultural differences,cheating,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Looking for some outside perspective on my situation...

posted Sun 24, May 2015 at 5:12pm

I'm so confused. I feel guilty, and angry, and depressed. I stopped being friends with my best friend of 12 years when I started dating my boyfriend (2 years ago) because being with him made me re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Emotional abuse I think

posted Sun 24, May 2015 at 3:14am

Been together 5 years, I'm on disability (severe depression), receive about $1025/mth from a pension, and I do 100% of the work around here. My partner has a very negative outlook and victim mental...

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Money, Work, Housework, Communications in relationships

Should I stay?

posted Sat 23, May 2015 at 8:05pm

I've been with my fiancé for 13 years, we were 15 when we got together, have been engaged for about 7 years.. 3 weeks ago a switch has flicked and I realized I'm not happy at all with where our li...

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Life transitions

HPV high risk from my ex...

posted Sat 23, May 2015 at 9:02am

Hi I am new here and I want to share my experience regarding HPV I did Pap exam in 2014 and they found some anomalies and my Dr. told me to do HPV test. I did it and came out with HPV increased...

Tags: hpv,human papilloma virus,std
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Am I just being paranoid ?

posted Sat 23, May 2015 at 4:13am

I'm worried my boyfriend might be talking to someone else. He is secretive with his phone. If he is on his phone and I try to go near him he is very quick to click back to the home screen, away fro...

Tags: Snapchat,worried,Internet,cheating
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Help!! In long term relationship but in love with someone else.

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 10:52pm

Before I start, I'm new to all of this and at the end of my tether. Please don't judge me or be nasty. So I'm in a long term relationship of over 10 years (we met young.) we have been on and off...

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Sex and Affairs

time to be worried or not

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 6:34pm

Hi all, I am new to this site but have some concerns or is it just me. Ive been married to my wife for about 10yrs now. Recently I tranfered a file to her email as my pc wouldnt print she then got...

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Everything comes second to his son

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 1:13pm

So I'm aware (from my research on the internet) that this is a very sensitive topic. I'm probably going to be called a lot of names and made to feel really crappy about myself, but here goes anyway...

Tags: children,baby mother,drama,jealousy
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Finding Time for Each Other, Mixed Families, Life transitions

Is enough enough?

posted Thu 21, May 2015 at 6:42pm

Hello everyone and a massive thank you in advance for any help you are able to give. I will come clean and admit that this, like all relationship problems, is a bit of a long and complicated one. ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, 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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Dilemma - rock and a hard place

posted Wed 6, Jun 2012 at 3:59pm

I would like to have other peoples viewpoints on a thorny problem that I walked into. I have a wonderful wife and 2 lovely children that I live to love. However, I also have another child with a g...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Am I just insecure or is she cheating?

posted Wed 13, Jun 2012 at 9:26pm

I've been married to my wife for 6 years and we have 2 wonderful sons. Over the last couple of months she has been very distant and has not let her phone out of her sight (constantly on Facebook or...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Re-kindling sex with my husband - help!

posted Mon 11, Jun 2012 at 10:31am

I have been married for a few years and have two young children with my husband. Over the last year we have had less and less sex (my lack of enthusiasm/instigation) and I know it is getting him do...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Please help, Lesbian relationship crisis

posted Mon 11, Jun 2012 at 10:51pm

Alot of people dont agree with same sex relationships but im completely in love with my partner. Things are becoming really difficult and i dont know which way to turn. We consantly argure, over ...

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

Travelling with my boyfriend

posted Wed 13, Jun 2012 at 9:35pm

I'm having huge confusion and difficulties in my relationship at the moment and any help and advice will be much appreciated. I have been with my boyfriend for a little under 2 years. When I me...

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Money, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I Love My Boyfriend, But I'm Not In Love With Him

posted Sat 16, Jun 2012 at 12:09am

Hi all, So I am in a new relationship (two months coming up) and I'm a little confused on how I am feeling/"should" be feeling. He's a really great guy and we get along really really well most of ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

We have been Through so much

posted Mon 25, Jun 2012 at 8:08pm

Me and my ex girlfreind of 1 year and 7 months broke up a month ago. We didnt stop rowing mainly my fault i would jump and any little thing and always moan. she told me she wasnt happy and needed s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

How do i deal with my spoiled girlfriend

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 4:34pm

We’ve been together for 1.5 years( both 18) and it might be over soon. She was brought up ridiculously pampered and spoiled by her wealthy parents. She’s never had a job or had to work for anything...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Unsure if i am a commitment phobe,or just haven't met the right man

posted Sun 28, Apr 2013 at 7:41pm

I am 35 and have been single for 5 years after a 14yr relationship break up which i have a 7yr old son. I am an open and honest person and have a joy for life.I have been dating on and off since ...

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Making a Commitment

He's my boyfriend but i feel a bit like the other women!

posted Wed 29, May 2013 at 9:14pm

A bit of background: My boyfriends family are great - he has a 3 brothers,2 of who met there gfs at 14 and 16 I think and there still together & a twin sister who's been with her boyfriend for a y...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

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