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Very sad and lost ; (

posted Sun 1, Feb 2015 at 9:38pm

So ive been with my boyfriend for about 8 yrs and love him very much!! We are very loving and affectionate and we flirt all the time! We have a good relationship we can talk about anything for the ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Now living apart

posted Sun 1, Feb 2015 at 8:37pm

Me and my partner have been living together for over two yrs...his two children moved in with us...over Xmas he got very lazy..and was going on about getting his own place...he moved out in January...

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Living Apart Together

Daughter and her Ex

posted Sun 1, Feb 2015 at 8:14pm

I'm new here and searched out the site as I don't know which other way to turn. I will try to be brief: My daughter and her ex were together for 6.5 years, had a son and lived together. They ar...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Being possessive right or wrong?

posted Sun 1, Feb 2015 at 3:00pm

I had to walk out of a relationship few months back. I was deeply involved in the relationship and I had a lot of trust in it. I am very introvert by nature and have very limited friends. In fact m...

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Friends & Family

Opposites attract but does it work out?

posted Sun 1, Feb 2015 at 1:38pm

i have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for 6 years. I am deeply attached to him and really love him. I think he's going to propose to me very soon. I don't know whether i want to marry him...

Tags: Opposites,Marriage
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

A guy who was already taken

posted Sat 31, Jan 2015 at 5:38am

I like the guy from my class and he also likes me but he already has a girlfriend. He told me it was truly on-and-off relationship. However, he loves her because he has been with her for 6 years an...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Insecure husband

posted Fri 30, Jan 2015 at 11:55pm

I could do with some advice, my husband of 2 years (together for 5) is really Insecure and I feel like he has suffocated me with this over the years. Yesterday we got into a bit of an argument and ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Confused hurt and low. Things need to change.

posted Fri 30, Jan 2015 at 8:19pm

I can't really be bothered going into the whole story so to be as brief as possible my hubby of 5 years (together for 12) cheated on my last year with a friend I asked him to find work for. Before ...

Tags: Affairs,relationships,problems,life,decisions,confused,sad,depressed
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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Off to uni-need honesty and good advice please ?

posted Fri 30, Jan 2015 at 4:12pm

I have been dating my boyfriend for around 8/9months ( He is not my first boy friend). I am 17 nearly 18 and he is 19. I am wishing to go to study agriculture at a uni around 20mins from home an...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Opinion Needed

posted Fri 30, Jan 2015 at 11:34am

Ive been having marriage troubles for some time and im wanting things to be different, basically im wanting him to stop drinking as much and to stay awake instead of falling asleep. I know hes b...

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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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have i made the right decision?

posted Fri 6, Jul 2012 at 1:11am

okay im in my teens and need help... so me and this boy Michael started going out on the 12/06/12…. we were soo in love!! he was my world… we had a brief split about a week into our relationship b...

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Making a Commitment

Am I attempting the impossible? (Affair Aftermath)

posted Thu 26, Jul 2012 at 10:36pm

Hi All I am looking for advise from anyone who have been through a similair situation to me. I have been with my girlfriend for 13yrs and we were madly in love and each others bestfriend. Pra...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is he still into me?

posted Fri 21, Sep 2012 at 1:11am

Hey there, I've been dating my boyfriend for 2 years now and things were great. We talked about getting married after I finished school, we made plans about living together, and we would always...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Confused

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 5:13pm

So I need advice from someone who is not biased or doesn't know me as I am so confused on what to do.. Well here goes.. I've known this boy since I was a teen - 12 years old as we went to High Sch...

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Help

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 11:06am

I have shared joint custody of my twelve year old daughter with my x wife for eight years. I worked shifts and have been able to take my daughter up to fifteen nights per month. We have a great rel...

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Affairs and Jealousy

First post

posted Fri 28, Sep 2012 at 6:15am

Hi I'm 21 years old.. My wife and I have been married for roughly a year and a half... We've had our ups and downs.. Like an relationship.. A few months back I had found out my wife was hanging out...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Partner wants a break, i'm scared i'm going to loose my family

posted Fri 28, Sep 2012 at 5:32pm

Hi, so confused & i'm a mess right now with the unbareable thought that my family could end up seporated. I will explain the story of whats led to this, & any constuctive advise i would be really g...

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Should I leave my partner?

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 7:16pm

I have been with my partner for 18 months. I am 30 and he is in his mid forties with three children under 13. He is the first man I have ever loved, yet there are problems in the relationship which...

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

How do i stop my girlfriend leaving me? Please help

posted Sun 30, Sep 2012 at 4:31pm

Hi, so confused & i'm a mess right now with the unbareable thought that my family could end up seporated. I will explain the story of whats led to this, & any constuctive advise i would be really g...

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Confused and no one to talk

posted Tue 2, Oct 2012 at 11:51pm

It may take me a while to build up the background so bear with me. I was married for 13 years and have 2 kids from my ex who I adore. My ex cheated on me and it was a very acromonious divorce bu...

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

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