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Should I end my relationship?

posted Wed 2, Sep 2015 at 1:30pm

I have posted on here before a couple of months ago regarding the same problem that being my partners total lack of interest in sex or 'intimacy'. We have been together only about 17-18 months & to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

A Holiday Romance Changed My Life!

posted Wed 2, Sep 2015 at 11:35am

Is this you, or someone you know? Did a holiday change your life? Raw TV would like to hear from women who have fallen pregnant after a holiday romance. Whether that was 3 months ago or 3 ye...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Bringing up Children Together, Living Apart Together

Jealous of relationship with ex girlfriend

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 11:56pm

My partner and I have q lovely relationship that I am very proud of but I am bothered by his constant visiting and connection with ex girlfriend. She has build a house nearby and he is often visit...

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

I am confused, Has she Friendzoned me?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 10:50pm

There is this girl (20 years old) in my university, we are in the same department, the girl is very analytical and a Catholic , she is pretty too and has class. She is also intelligent. I never kne...

Tags: friendzone
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Newly weds with no passion

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 10:05pm

Not sure where to start. It's been 9 months since the wedding and nearly 3 years since we met. Previously to meeting my wife I had a very high sex drive. I Was an initiator and a bit of a top. ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

affair

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 8:51pm

i am married and have been having an affair for over 2 years now. The man i see is happily married apart from the sex. I am obsessed with him as i am so unhappy in my marriage. I am always texti...

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Sex and Affairs

Boyfriend cheap or frugal?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 6:04pm

So, before I dive into my dilemma, I will provide some backstory to paint a clearer picture. I have been dating my boyfriend for 2 ½ years now. We both just turned 28 last month. We both have jobs ...

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What went wrong between us?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 5:42pm

I met this girl in 2007 we chatted a little and seen each other in bars. I would try to chat but she was bit that interested. Then out of the blue she messages me on f/b as we was friends on f/b....

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Communications in relationships

Abroad. Met new boyfriend. Please help!!!

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 3:25pm

Hi guys, I've been seeing this guy for 3 months now. I live in Oz. We clicked for the most part but things have been up and down lately. He told me about his ex and stuff she'd done and how he w...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

I need advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 9:50am

Hi I am 26 and my Wife is 23 we have been married for 2 years. We are at the brink of disaster due to me being a compulsive liar, I don't lie about being somewhere when I am not or being with...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, 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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Mend a broken relationship

posted Fri 1, Apr 2011 at 3:14am

... I am not sure where to begin, so I guess I will start from the very beginning... I am currently 22 years a old and my partner is 20( turning 21 in July). We met about 3 years ago. He was th...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

URGENT!; son given to dad, help advice needed.

posted Sat 23, Apr 2011 at 6:05pm

Please can anyone out there tell me what my chances and how to do it to get my child back when the courts have ordered a joint residence order and I have lost the main care of my five year old son?...

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Friends & Family

Where do I start?

posted Mon 2, May 2011 at 10:12am

I've been with my partner for 6 years. We married 3 years ago and have a 17month old baby. Previous to this we both worked in a professional environment. When I had the baby I gave up work to be a ...

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

Is this the end?

posted Sat 14, May 2011 at 2:14pm

I think I have very recently (less than 3 weeks ago) been dumped. My partner of nearly 10 years recently went to Italy on a trip and met someone else. On his return home he messaged a friend an...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Ill health is driving us apart

posted Fri 10, Jun 2011 at 12:49pm

We both were delighted when we discovered I was having twins and were a really loving close couple. Nothing went right I got very ill, eclampsia, emergency C section, ..basically nearly lost my ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Confused... Moving forward with or without him

posted Fri 24, Jun 2011 at 11:28am

I wrote a few posts on this site at the beginning of the year as my partner of nearly 10 years left me at Christmas time. I was completely devasted and found it hard to carry on. His reasons for ...

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New Parents

posted Mon 27, Jun 2011 at 9:38pm

Hello guys Im writing on behalf of my partner, I will start by saying who I am, here goes. Me and my partner live together and I care for her as she has a rare blood disorder that has possabil...

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Becoming a Parent

Losing each other.......

posted Tue 26, Jul 2011 at 8:12pm

Hello there, I am writing because I feel that me and my partner are losing one another and what we have. We have been together for 7 years now. It is the same sex relationship. It truly scares me t...

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

Horrible situation, need helpful advice?

posted Wed 3, Aug 2011 at 4:59pm

Hi This may be a long one! Ive been with my bf for 7 yrs, we have a 3 yr old child together, bf is 26 and im 31. 3 months ago, he went to a friends party, and didnt come back till 9am ( this is...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is this my fault?

posted Fri 19, Aug 2011 at 2:48pm

My last partner was a lot older than me, but soon after we started seeing each other I found out the he was seeing 3 other girls. One of which he was going to walk up the isle without anyone of us ...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy

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