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Bizarre - 3/4 triangle of relationship

posted Sat 6, Feb 2016 at 4:13am

There is woman at work that became friends with me as we sat close to each other.However, as time went on we were forced to work a bit and something clicked. I fell for her and we were intimate ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Afraid?

posted Fri 5, Feb 2016 at 8:29pm

I dated my boyfriend- (names edited throughout this post to protect identities)for about 10 months. We almost fell in love at first sight. At this stage I began staying a lot at his place. After 2...

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How Can I Trust Again?

posted Fri 5, Feb 2016 at 7:29pm

I married when I was 25. My first husband was 10 years older and he died after we were married 10 years leaving me with two little boys to raise. I met my 2nd husband a year later and we married af...

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

Feel like sex life is going down the pan

posted Fri 5, Feb 2016 at 7:04pm

I have suddenly hit a wall of feeling rubbish. I haven't had sex with my partner in over 2 weeks and we see each other 3 times a week. To give you a background we have been together over a year but...

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

I was seduced. how can I claw back my dignity and do I tell my partner?

posted Thu 4, Feb 2016 at 3:58pm

I've known my boyfriend, R, two years and have been living with him for six months. He is lovely, a gentleman but a little boring. At the same time I met him I also re-met a guy I knew from uni who...

Tags: Love,sex,relationships,advice,affairs
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Am I crazy?

posted Wed 3, Feb 2016 at 11:05pm

My boyfriend had a short lived relationship with a woman 2 1/2 yrs ago before we met. After we met and we had gotten to the point of saying we love each other she text to say she missed him. I sa...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Struggling

posted Wed 3, Feb 2016 at 8:01pm

Two months ago my husband told me he's been unhappy in our marriage for 9 years and he didn't know if we had a future. Well, we've been married for 9 years. We have two beautiful girls, one of whic...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Am I being taken for a ride?

posted Wed 3, Feb 2016 at 6:55pm

I've been with my partner for many years and over the years we've had recurring discussions about me not being emotional enough. As a result he feels like he needs to go to other people (usually fe...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

My insecurities

posted Wed 3, Feb 2016 at 6:23pm

Hello, I will make this condensed as much as possible. Have been dating my GF for 3months now. We are co-workers and both came out of very lengthy somewhat toxic relationships(6yrs) at the same tim...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

girlfriend pushing me away emotionally??

posted Wed 3, Feb 2016 at 5:17pm

hi guys, I really need some help... I've been with my girlfriend for over 1,5 years now (we're both girls btw). we live about an hour apart and she is 6 years younger than me. we have both been ...

Tags: girlfriend,pushing away,lesbians,insecurity
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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

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

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

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

I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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Help dating advice

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 9:50pm

Hi I have recently been out of daring due to last relationship , my friends keep telling me to try move on , I can't stop thinking about my ex keep having dreams about her and can't sleep and every...

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Friends & Family

Is he a Loser or am I just too soft

posted Mon 13, Apr 2015 at 3:36pm

I have been going out with someone since November 2014. He asked me out and made out we would go out for meals etc. we have been for one or two meals, a lunch and mostly drinks. He used to drink...

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A Psychologist's Perspective

My boyfriends brother is ruining my relationship!

posted Wed 15, Apr 2015 at 8:44pm

Apologies now for the essay I'm about to write.. To start have been with my boyfriend for 15 months and we have hit a really bad patch because I cannot deal with his brother anymore and I don't no...

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Friends & Family

Should I leave my ex? Am I being used for comfort? HELP!?

posted Tue 17, Jan 2012 at 10:04am

I need your advice! My ex-bf and I recently got back together (for about 5 months now) after not talking for almost 2 years. I moved to LA abut 2 years ago and we had a HORRIBLE break up where he c...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Problems with sex in an otherwise strong relationship.

posted Sat 21, Jan 2012 at 9:44pm

Basically me and my partner have been together just over a year now and I don't know what I should do. We have an issue with the evening antics, by the way of he's fine with getting some once a m...

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

Advice on a friend I have feelings for

posted Tue 24, Jan 2012 at 4:32am

So I have what turns out to be a pretty long story of what happened between me and a good friend of mine on sunday. If anyone could help me analyze what I should do next or what to make of it I wo...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Depressed husband

posted Wed 20, Aug 2008 at 1:29pm

<p>My father-in-law has terminal cancer.&nbsp; He lives in the Gambia so we've visited him only once because we dont have that much money.&nbsp; I&nbsp; just dont know how to support my husband.&nb...

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Money, Work, Friends & Family

Need help please

posted Mon 25, Aug 2008 at 3:39pm

<p class="MsoNormal"><span>You may think I&rsquo;m a bit of a wimp but my partner has recently started being quite violent towards me, she&rsquo;s hitting and throwing things at me.<span>&nbsp; </s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Should I bail out?

posted Thu 28, Aug 2008 at 9:56pm

<p><span>We&rsquo;ve been with each other for 3 years and have been pretty happy together.<span>&nbsp; </span>I&rsquo;m 24 and my partner is 22 and about a year ago we managed to scrape the money t...

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not sure doin rite thing

posted Fri 29, Aug 2008 at 3:22pm

<p>my boyfriend and i have been together 4 and half years. we r due to get married july 09. he did ask me and we arranged details but lately things r changin. He doesnt seem to want to talk says hi...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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