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No equal commitment

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 6:03pm

My wife of 8 years, now aged 32 with whom I have a young daughter has told me aged 62 that she could not promise not to sleep with another man and she thinks I am stupid to feel very hurt and ups...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Videos, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

wifes male friend is a problem for me

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 3:59pm

*Warning* this is a very long read. Sadly it's entertaining enough you should still give it a go. My wife and I recently moved to a new city. She found a new job and quickly became friends with ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Sexless and sad

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 3:56pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 9months. We were really good friends for a long time before hand, and never got romantically involved until we started dating. We have a great relationship...

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

I think it's over, but there's been no talk. So WTF?!

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 1:36pm

Hi guys, I’ve never been good at dating or understanding men in general. I had been in a long relationship for over 6 yeas which messed me up big time when we broke up and since them I haven’t b...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Am I EVER going to be "ENOUGH"??

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 11:13am

Here is my story and I don't know where else to put it. I have been searching the internet SO much the last few days. I just need some advice. Me and my husband have been together for going on 18 y...

Tags: self confidence,happiness,love,sad
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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, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

My lover is going on holiday with her husband

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 6:46am

And the jealousy is becoming a real issue for me! obviously i have been hoping that this affair was going somewhere as i like her very much. But she says too early to commit as we have only been to...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

In laws!!

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 11:59pm

Ok we'll my day when from being extremely perfect to crappy in a matter of seconds. My bf and I have a very good relationship but the hot topic usually for me is his parents. At first try we're gr...

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I don't know what to do

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 5:28pm

Well, I'm probably going to sound really dumb, and please forgive me for any spelling/punctuation mistakes! Okay...let me begin... At my school there is this guy (you see where this is going) an...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Word from the street, Communications in relationships

Distance

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 4:48pm

Me and my partner have been together for 2 months. Everything has been going perfect and couldn't ask for more. (Honeymoon stage). We get along well and have alot of common intrest. However we ...

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Making a Commitment

Close to seperation

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 1:00pm

MY wife and I have problems, I desperately want to overcome them but can't see a way through. Let's start with the statement that we love each other. I acknowledge that I caused the unhappiness...

Tags: Marriage,Initimacy,Seperation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

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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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what do I mean by taking a break? What should I tell him :-(

posted Thu 23, Aug 2012 at 12:50pm

I posted on here a few weeks back about breaking off a long distance relationship of 4 years. I eventually spoke to my boyfriend about my concerns, but in the end told him I needed a break. He ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

What happend to us??

posted Sat 25, Aug 2012 at 8:04am

I have been dating my fiance, Steve*, for what will be 4 years in October. I have a son from a previous relationship and one son with Steve*. Our relationship grew very quick. Within two months of ...

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

I just don't have a clue what he's thinking anymore

posted Sat 25, Aug 2012 at 7:53pm

This will probably be a bit long, so I apologise in advance. I started dating this guy (I shall call him Harvey) last year, about 18 months ago. He is my first boyfriend and the first guy I've e...

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

Help

posted Sun 26, Aug 2012 at 10:58pm

My child's father and I have been together for 2 years. We broke up completely a month before I had our child. He was never there during the pregnancy bc we had a long distance relationship. He had...

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

Why do i run away.

posted Sat 25, Aug 2012 at 10:52am

I have been dating my girlfriend for 4 months we have know each other for 6,the level our feelings is really high considering we have know each other for 6 moths,as all 40 years old we hav baggage ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My marriage us hanging by a thread because of my behavior.

posted Mon 27, Aug 2012 at 5:12pm

I have been with my wife for 14 years married for 4 and we have 3 children. She was overweight up until last year and I couldn't handle her jump in confidence so I started to get moody with her. I ...

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

I am trying to understand why my boyfriend doesn't want sex

posted Wed 29, Aug 2012 at 7:38am

Never mind :(

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Jeallousy getting out of control...please help!

posted Sun 26, Aug 2012 at 9:00pm

My partner and I have been together for almost 5 years now and have a 1 year son together. Our relationship has had its ups and downs over the past 5 years but generally we are very happy together....

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

confused

posted Mon 27, Aug 2012 at 11:32pm

hi i was wondering if anyone can tell me anything or try help me a lil i have broke from my ex gf over fighting alot through stress and that we lost contact i went on booxe day after day and life f...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Non discipline of gf 12 yr old son

posted Mon 27, Aug 2012 at 8:37pm

My girlfriend of 6 1/2 years recently split up. We lived together for 5 1/2 of those years. She has 2 sons, now 12 & 9. The 12 yr old and I have never got along. He has been branded as selfish a...

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Making a Commitment

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