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Mother Issues...

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 2:12am

I've been married to my wife for over 2 years now, we have a great relationship and now we are expecting. Long story short, my mother(56) whom I love dearly, has definitely changed the minute my wi...

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Friends & Family, Communications in relationships

Wife has very low libido, how can I meet my needs?

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 1:17am

Hello. I have been married for over 5 years, my wife and I are both 25 yrs old. My libido currently makes me feel like I want to have sex every 2 or 3 days. My wife only feels like having sex...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

girlfriend pregnant other baby daddy using child to manipulate mother.

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 11:17pm

So to be honest I don't even know where to begin. I'm 27 she is 20. We met on an online dating site. Our first date was at a national forest we went for a walk and things turned out well. we starte...

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lack of intimacy

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 12:22pm

I am a 50 year old lady in a relationship for 7 seven years with my 55 year old partner. We dont live together. Right from the beginning the sex was infrequent but I felt that it gave us chance to...

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

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

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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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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

How can I get through to him?!!!!

posted Tue 6, Nov 2012 at 9:57pm

This is a long story but here's the condensed version. My partner of 8 yrs has been lying and being deceiptful to me from the very beginning of our relationship-sending his ex wife an anniversary ...

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

Is he being a bit over the top or is it just me? and how can we get some privacy?

posted Tue 13, Nov 2012 at 9:18am

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 months now and he is always asking me to stay at his but the things is his parents have such strict rules. I mean I don't mind the whole we can't sleep ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

just love or in love??

posted Mon 12, Nov 2012 at 9:58pm

I was with my ex boyfriend for 6 years and lived with him for 3. I started dating him when i was 15. We broke up in feb of this year. It was my choice. I felt as though something was missing and i ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Please help :(

posted Thu 15, Nov 2012 at 10:59am

A year ago next week, I met the most amazing person. He was just what I wanted and needed after my previous break up six months beforehand. However, I went into this relationship with some 'baggage...

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I feel trapped, and I thought I was good at this relationship stuff...

posted Fri 16, Nov 2012 at 1:26am

Hello, I think I'm writing here just to get all this off my chest. Iv been in a relationship for roughly 10 months now, and I know it may not seem like a long time, but I have just had enough o...

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