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Had an abortion and didn't tell him - should I tell him now?

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 11:16am

About 5 years ago, I left my boyfriend and had an abortion. I didn't tell him. I lied and told him I had a miscarriage. I was really messed up then and it was the worst decision I have ever mad...

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How to communicate better and not fight so much

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 7:43am

I love my boyfriend so much and I know he love me so much and when first meet we both felt like we knew each other from somewhere and it was good and we treated the other person and from day one we...

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Communications in relationships

First long term relationship taking a turn for the worse

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 3:14am

Hey, sorry if this is posted in the wrong section as this is my first post; im sorry if its a long one but i really dont have anyone to talk to. So, the man im dating is my first long term ( go...

Tags: difficult boyfriend
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I am at a loss on what to do or say

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 9:41pm

My 25 year old son is getting married this Oct. His future bride is 24. They have been together for 7 years. We all use to get along. Until their wedding shower. It was a beautiful day. I...

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Friends & Family

Break or break up!? Help. Please!

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 6:32pm

What should I do? It's just over 2 years I've been with my girlfriend & I recently told her I didn't feel the same anymore. I have felt this for a little while & I don't know why. Now it's getting ...

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Not sure if I should end it

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 4:50pm

Me and my partner have been together for 2 and a half years and I have lived with him and his family 3 and a half hours away from my family. I have decided to move back to be near to my family b...

Tags: confused,should i end it,out of love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective

Neglection & no understanding.. Frustrated! Should I end it for good?

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 10:05am

I'm 25 & my partner is 27 We're trying to work on our relationship since we had our first baby who is 4 months old now. We have been together for a year and a half. I don't feel fully satisf...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Love or lust? Or neither?

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 7:13am

Hi! I would really like to ask for some advice, since I have no one to turn to. About 7 years ago, I was in a relationship with a guy (let`s call him Alex). Alex was fun, great in bed, loved me, ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I'm not sure if I'm just wasting my time

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 10:48pm

I was cheated on and left utterly devastated by my last relationship. I didn't think I wanted anything serious for a while since my belief in love was pretty much non-existent. However nine months ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

He keeps hiding me

posted Mon 27, Jul 2015 at 7:05pm

I need to leave him but like him at the same time. I know the issue is with me. I should go. But the pain of leaving may be longer than the insults of staying. He doesn't want his daughter to kn...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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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Waiting until marriage for sex?

posted Wed 2, May 2012 at 11:50pm

I really want to wait until marriage to have sex with my boyfriend. But I'm always really horny when I'm around him. We've messed around like him fingering me and me giving him a hand job but we've...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Broken trust - arguement after arguement - How to trust again?

posted Wed 2, May 2012 at 8:08pm

I have been with my boyfriend for nearly 2 and a half years now, it started out lovely, as it does when its all new and exciting... When you don't really KNOW the person. After about a year tog...

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

I know i need to go, but I can't bring myself to go..

posted Fri 4, May 2012 at 4:05pm

Well, I've been in this relationship for a little over two years now. Theres been a lot of wrong doing in these two years, a lot of cheating. My boyfriend cheated on me with one girl for a year and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Bringing up Children Together

My boyfriend has epilepsy and doesn't want us to be together.

posted Sat 5, May 2012 at 11:45am

My boyfriend has just told me that he doesn't think we are right for each other. I was very confused because I didn't know why he was saying this. He told me that we hadn't been talking about the s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

What do I do?!

posted Mon 7, May 2012 at 10:56am

Hi, I've been married for five years to a man with a painful and very limiting disability. I already had two kids when we met, and they both have AS. We have a load of problems between us and I'm ...

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Money, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families

I love you but not in love with you

posted Thu 10, May 2012 at 11:55am

I have been with my husband for 16yrs this year. We have been married 12yrs and have 2 kids. We have always had the most amazing sex life and have always been a very affectionate couple... Some peo...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Confusion,anxiety,depresion !

posted Fri 11, May 2012 at 10:51pm

I'll start by saying I'm 16 years old and I am in a really meaningful and commited relationship I would like to add I really don't act as if I was this age ,I go to therapy form a month now and I'v...

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

How Do I Get Him To Talk To Me And Understand Me?

posted Sat 12, May 2012 at 5:18pm

My boyfriend and I have been together nearly 5 years and of course, things are tested over the years but we have always stayed together. But now I'm really not sure. I love my boyfriend more th...

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

Love

posted Mon 14, May 2012 at 9:17am

I am 16 and in a commited relationship with a girl which I adore and Love with all of my heart ,I care about her more than I care about myself or anything else ,I am ready to spend my life with her...

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I'm so lost in what to do

posted Fri 18, May 2012 at 1:57am

So i'll try and make this as short as possible. I'm 20 and i've been with the love of my life for just over a year now. I love him more than anything and I would do anything for him. He is literall...

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

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