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I want my girlfriend back

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 4:51pm

Hi i was with a girl for a short time but during this time we had a great time and she helped me through some very tough times, just ove 2 weeks ago she split with me saying she didnt have the feel...

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Social Detachments

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 4:16pm

My new relationship is going well, except for social situations. My partner seems to disconnect both physically and emotionally when ever we are in a group. For example, when offered a seat, she al...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Want my bf to come back

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 3:17pm

I was in a long distance relationship. We never saw each other but used to chat and talk day and night. Our parents were also aware. Basically we tried to know each other well for marriage. We fell...

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Sex and Affairs

Everything I thought I knew is wrong.

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 2:56pm

I have known my boyfriend for 6 years. He was my brother's roommate in college. It really was a notebook type of romance, where so many years have gone by and there was always a tension between ...

Tags: sex,intimacy,communication,relationships,long distance,sexual trauma
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Re-posting... AGE GAP... please help

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 10:58am

Okay people- be prepared for a long post! I already know what most of you will say- get out!!! But it is so much easier said than done, when you are in love with someone. I am a 23 year old ...

Tags: love,age gap,marriage,confused,help
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

How can i get him to do more or am i imagining i do more?

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 10:19am

Ok so it's a hot topic between us, i feel like i do everything n' he does nothing. The situation: I work a 9-5pm mon-fri job, Partner works 12hr shifts (on and off shore)can be 7 days straight. L...

Tags: partner,housework,fights,stressed,help
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Housework, Communications in relationships

She goes from zero to angry Real Quick w/ no warning, we never resolve conflict

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 8:16am

Hi, I'm 32, so is she. Been together for about 1.5 year now. I have literally no issues with her or the relationship, other than the way she treats me when shes angry. She gets very angry, v...

Tags: anger,angry wife,communication
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Bringing up Children Together, Living Apart Together

Starting out on the wrong foot

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 6:47am

I have met the girl of my dreams but things haven't got off to the best of starts. And that's all down to my disgusting behaviour. Well my partner used to have a relationship from hell, domestic vi...

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Intimacy is completely gone.

posted Thu 23, Oct 2014 at 9:21pm

My wife and I have been married for nearly five years now. Despite my job taking me away from her for days or even weeks at a time, we enjoyed a very good sex life. However, that dried up startin...

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

Starting to be concerned about age gap..

posted Thu 23, Oct 2014 at 4:28pm

Hello, My boyfriend and I have been together for 2 years almost. He's 17 years older than I am (I'm 22). On a mental level, the difference isn't palpable and we get along great, we have a wonder...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, 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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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

Relationship recovered from affair but now theres porn

posted Wed 28, Nov 2012 at 1:21pm

OK so the bones of it is I have been married for 18 years, 3 teenage kids, Christmas 2008 I found out my husband had been having an affair with my best friend. After kicking off, I laid down the la...

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

Touching a Stripper at Bachelor Party

posted Sun 2, Dec 2012 at 2:37pm

My husband went to Vegas and to a strip club on his bachelor party. I told him he could go and get "a" meaning one, lap dance, because I trusted him and did not want to be one of those controlling ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Future inlaw issues!

posted Sat 8, Dec 2012 at 6:01am

This was a question I posted a lil while ago. Is it wrong that my Fiance has myself & his Sister under the same roof, knowing she tried to break us up? Now the reason why She is living with u...

Tags: Future Inlaws,issues,2 women under same roof
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Mixed Families

JELOUS ISNT THE RIGHT WORD

posted Thu 6, Dec 2012 at 10:58am

im not with the guy im moaning about but we are trying to work it out. baby steps. we have been on and off for a while...since he told me when where and how he had sex with his last 4 fligs...he...

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

confused.com...advice needed

posted Mon 10, Dec 2012 at 5:39pm

Hiya everyone. i wonder if anybody could help me understand what the hell has happen!! I met this guy 6wks ago and we hit it off straight awsy! By the 2nd date he told me he really liked me and...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Is my woman's cousin hitting on me?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 1:00pm

So Ive been together with this great woman since high school and we live together for 3 years now and we're quite happy with each other. When the day came for my woman to introduce me to her relati...

Tags: flirting,family,cousin
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Is it worth fighting for?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 5:00pm

I have met my boyfriend almost 6 years ago online. We were both playing some MMO game and got to talking more and more. We come from different countries so we’ve spent a few months chatting and cal...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

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