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Love And Be Loved, The story of my life(Third Person)

posted Sat 1, Nov 2014 at 5:48am

Our curse Throughout life, as a child, adolescent, teen, and adult, I’ve faced problems, we all do. The sad fact of life is that no one is perfect. We may believe ourselves to be perfect… but...

Tags: Love,Happiness,Sadness,Pain,Questioning
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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

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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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Cheating

posted Sun 18, Nov 2012 at 2:26pm

I have been with my partner for 5 years, we have 4 children in total but only 2 together, the youngest is only 8weeks old. My partner has constantly cheated on me throughout our relationship, al...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I want his support in a really difficult situation, but he fights and shouts at me.

posted Thu 22, Nov 2012 at 10:17pm

I should give you some background information first. My current partner and I have been together 4 years. We both have children from previous relationships. Both of us have problems with our famili...

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Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

my partner says she loves me but is not in love with me.

posted Thu 22, Nov 2012 at 7:09am

i've been with my partner now for 5 years and we have an awesome little boy. A couple of days ago my partner told me she didn't know how she felt about me. After talking to her she also said that s...

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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

The past should be in the past...

posted Fri 23, Nov 2012 at 3:50pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 5 months and am completely in love with him. However for the past month we've been going through some struggles and I'm finding it hard to work out how we can r...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Commitment

posted Tue 27, Nov 2012 at 9:03pm

Hi I have been with my boyfriend about 3 years we have a 1 year old child, We live together but he owns the house, I feel I have no security he is very reluctent to marry me and insists we will o...

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Making a Commitment

Confused Girlfriend

posted Sat 24, Nov 2012 at 2:17pm

I've known my boyfriend for almost a year. We were really good friends before we got into a relationship. We've been together for two weeks now. We're both of different religion and nationality and...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

heartbreak help

posted Wed 28, Nov 2012 at 11:40am

my boyfriend split up with me three weeks past on monday and i am devestated. it came out of the blue and i have tried ro reason with him and hes having none of it. i love him dearly and i cannot g...

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I just want more time for us!

posted Tue 27, Nov 2012 at 2:55pm

I am with my partner, we moved a while ago, and now settled in but now something else has rocked the boat, he is going to start dancing again, which will take him away from 3-5 tights a week, which...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Simple And Easy & Most Convenient Ways Of Appreciating Your Loved One

posted Tue 27, Nov 2012 at 7:54am

People are busy every day and sometimes giving more effort in helping relationship grow will be sometimes an added time for someone. There is away of saying simple, but meaningful words through you...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

I am I going mad

posted Sun 2, Dec 2012 at 12:52am

I have been maerried to my present husband for nearly 9 yrs. Through out our marriage he has flirted online, more than likely had cyber sex. After the last time I caught him I gave him an ultimatum...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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