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My boyfriend quit smoking cigarettes and now acts like he wants nothing to do with me...

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 11:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together 4years and live together. He quit smoking cigarettes and is now acting like he wants nothing to do with me. He is going on two weeks now with out having one ...

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Need advice please.

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 5:30pm

I've been living with a woman 18 years my junior for close to 6 years. We have a beautiful 4?year old boy together. I have to girls from a previous marriage. After I got divorced it took me a whi...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

marriage at crossroads

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:49pm

Hello, I really need your advice. I've been married for nearly 7 years. We have two kids (3 yrs and 6 mths) we both love very much. Our marriage never was full of harmony but there definitely was a...

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How to officially break up with a narcissist?

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:35pm

I have been with this guy for 2 and a half years & we have broken up once. He's been trying to make his way back into my life. During our two years, he has successfully made me think I'm crazy a...

Tags: narcissist,breakup,manipulation
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help me

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 2:09am

hi, I have been with the same guy for the last 2 and a half years. I met him when i was 13 and he was just turning 15. I was completely obsessed with him for a year and a half before he finally ask...

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Life transitions

The Other Woman

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 3:29pm

I feel guilty for even writing that sentence but I've been the other woman for nearly 2 years now. I had no idea for the first six months, he referred to me as his girlfriend etc and I began to fal...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Sex and Affairs

Confused

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 9:39am

I have this girl I met one night , after I met her I didn't correspond with her for like two to three days then she called me and asked about me and why I didn't check on her , I wasn't around then...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Is he drifting away?

posted Thu 26, Feb 2015 at 5:59am

Hello everyone, My boyfriend and I are in our early twenties and have been dating for a year. This is my first serious boyfriend and in the beginning things were going great. He was the one cha...

Tags: Drifting,away,boyfriend,communication,finding,time
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

New boyfriend, rocky road

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 9:13pm

Sooo I'm kind of in a pickle. I've been with my boyfriend for almost a month. It's been a really rocky road though. The day after he asked me to be his girlfriend he lost his job... Not to mention ...

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All alone in Paris

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 6:40pm

hi myself and my partner set off for the airport this morning but I didn't realise my passport was still in the hotel. so we got to the airport and I realised and was upset. I couldn't travel, so ...

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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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Old friends

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 1:21pm

I have an amazing relationship 95% of the time. so I'm looking for help. My husband has an old friend whom he admits he 3 years ago didn't want to socialise with him due to how he realised with ...

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

Please help - desperately need advice

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 10:23pm

Hi there, I posted this a few days ago, and would like some advice from someone. I'm struggling so much to come to terms with my 2 year relationship ending :( i don't know what to do. I was wit...

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He says he didn't cheat... so why did he hide & lie?

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 10:57pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 5 years. He has been an amazing "step father" to my son & always put us 1st. I am his 1st real girlfriend & I was always afraid of him cheating or leaving bec...

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

What to do

posted Fri 7, Sep 2012 at 3:57am

Hi I'm have this problem well it's not a problem idk what it is I've been dating this guy for about 6 or 7months and living with him before he popped the question we've moved the wedding date back ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Why she isnt dating me? Kindly reply from depth of your heart...its killing me

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 9:19am

I Met Her In Bus 4 months back it was me who started starting at her ...I continued staring at her continuously for a couple of days (We Go to Office my same Bus but she boards the bus after me and...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

HELP! I have a boyfriend but i think i like someone :|

posted Mon 3, Sep 2012 at 10:32am

I have a boyfriend & we've been together for almost 3 years. He's been so perfect to me. I love him. I don't have any negative comments about him. But here's this guy.My long time crush.I admit unt...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Coping mechanisms for feeling lonely

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 7:19pm

My boyfriend of 3 years has already explained numerous times he can't commit or settle down as a family. We have both been married before. I would love to be able to just walk away but I love him ...

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Making a Commitment

Absolutely no idea what on earth to do

posted Tue 11, Sep 2012 at 9:26pm

I have been broken up with by my girlfriend (I am a girl too) of nearly 2 years, and I am honestly a little confused about the whole situation. We were very much in love and very happy together, bu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

What am doing wrong?

posted Tue 4, Sep 2012 at 2:01am

I have been seeing this guy for a few of months now and it doesn't really seem to be going anywhere. We met at a club and he drove me home. Nothing happened, we just kissed. And i don't ever do any...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Do I belive what people say about him?? please please help

posted Mon 10, Sep 2012 at 7:47pm

i was married 18yrs and have now been left him 15months. i met a guy who usd to go to the same school an we fell in love immediatly he showed me all the things i was missing in my marriage and tre...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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