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Feeling insecure and jealous of boyfriend's past high school relationship?

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 8:00pm

I have had retrospective jealousy and an obsession over my boyfriend's past for a long time. He is my first, we're both 24 and have been together for 5 years. He's been in 3 relationships before me...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

My Dilemma

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 4:36pm

This is complicated.....about 11 months ago me & my ex split up from a 8 yr relationship, we do have a Daughter together. Now 3/4 months after we separated we bumped into each other in the superma...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Should I be upset?

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 2:30pm

Sometimes I feel like I over react to situations and I'm questioning how I should react in this one. So my fiancé and I have done a long distance for a year and a half. We just moved in together an...

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'useless, incompetent girlfriend' he said.

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 1:16pm

Myself and my live in partner had a massive row last weekend over how to cook the dinner. Long story short I added boiling water instead of cold to the mix and my partner reacted like a just kille...

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Communications in relationships

Will she or won't she? It's complicated!

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 12:09am

Looking for your help folks. There's a girl who, up until a month ago, had been a work colleague of mine for almost 12 years. We've always been close friends but never had any romantic interludes. ...

Tags: Dilemma,relationship,help.
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

I'm his best friend's ex-girlfriend

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 10:11am

Hi, I just wanted to ask people's opinions of the current situation... Here's a brief look of it: - dated and lived with (at his house) my ex boyfriend around 2007 till 2010. This ex boyfriend i...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

My relationship is hanging on a thin thread

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 8:06am

my boyfriend and i arent seeing each other as often anymore we were so used to seeing each other during high school but everything changed now we are both in college and we have different days and ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What does all this mean

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 1:14am

I have known this guy since I was 17 we were always just friends and nothing more than that. We are now 27 years old.A month ago he found me on tinder and we went on a date to a bar so I can drink...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Seems to be no passion or itimacy left in partner

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 11:28pm

I will try to keep this short. I have a partner of 16 years, in which I have 3 kids with, not married. About 5 1/2 months ago we had a fall out that nearly ended our relationship over the issue of ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

Both married but just seen each other again, after 16 years. Just so confused by his behaviour!!!!

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 5:25pm

I was 35 just about to go thru a divorce and he was 29. We hooked up into a pretty turbulent relationship and I wasnt always the most reasonable person. His patience with me was incredible and, l...

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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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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

don;t know what to do

posted Tue 11, Dec 2012 at 3:31am

my fiancee just left for Kuwait a week ago and decide to tell me he got a girl pregnant around the same time i was pregnant now the kid should be 4months our daughter is 5 months we suppose to be g...

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Affairs and Jealousy

How important is the spark?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 9:15pm

I am 29 years old and about to turn 30. I feel like I am possibly chasing an impossible dream of meeting the perfect person for me and am worried that I will get older and never meet anyone that I...

Tags: spark,relationship,perfect,perfection,girl,boy,man,woman
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

My girlfriends child can do no wrong

posted Wed 12, Dec 2012 at 4:36pm

I am 35 and have been in a relationship with a woman who is 38 for 3 years, she has been separated for four. She has two children: one now 18 the other now 13. I have no children of my own. We re...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

Getting back with the ex?

posted Fri 14, Dec 2012 at 1:30pm

This is a slightly complicated situation, so I'll try to make it as simple as possible. I was with my boyfriend for nearly two years. It was a perfect relationship. We talked about moving in t...

Tags: Ex boyfriend,dating,getting back together,long distance relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Current relationship and an old ex

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 1:11am

Hey everyone Well I'm confused with my current situation and just looking for some where to write down my thoughts and maybe get some useful advice a long the way. I have 2 problems, first is t...

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

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