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What do I do?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:38am

Ok long post alert... So I have been with my partner for 2 years (although we were dating 4 years ago in May 2010 and were very much besotted straight away but I had a job lined up in Australia...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Her dodgy past, what do you think?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:22am

Hi. Just looking for some advice. I have been with my wife for 18 months. Married for 3. I knew she was a little wild in her younger years (she is 40 I'm 35) Raves and drugs etc. She has tw...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner

Mind is a Mess.. Impartial Advice Would be Greatly Received!

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 8:00am

Hi all, It's my first time posting here.. I just needed to speak to people that didn't know me or my partner for some impartial advice before my head explodes! I know my post is a little long, b...

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

Can you stay friends??

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 4:55am

Me and my Ex partner have recently spilt, and we ended on good terms. We have stayed very close as friends, nothing more, he still calls and texts me and tells me what his daily/weekly plans are an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

please help! :(

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 12:11am

I am 21 years old, and have been with my boyfriend for over 3 years now. We are childhood friends and have always been close. We started dating when we were in our last year of high school, and I a...

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Making a Commitment

Will my husband come back to me after a separation

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 10:06pm

Hi all, I'm in a terrible dilemma. We've been married for 20 years with 2 teenage children. I've recently found out that my husband has been having an affair with my friend. They have been seei...

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Bringing unwelcomed ppl into your home.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 6:51pm

My BF and I have a 6 month old baby. We have been together 3 years. In those 3 years he has had multiple affairs with multiple women. I "forgave" him and what not. To be honest i hate his guts bu...

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The Guy at my Girlfriend's work... is there something going on?

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 4:39pm

So I have a fairly new relationship with a girl (4 months) that has been going great so far. At least until now... My girlfriend's dryer at her place hasn't been working right for a while. A cow...

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Need women and men's advice please.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:26pm

I started dating this amazing woman I actually knew from a long time and ran across her a few months ago. Everything had been great we really have enjoyed each other these past few months. We are...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go...

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:14pm

Hi, After some advice. I've been with my partner for 14 years, unmarried. Both now in our 40's. She had a son who was 4 when we met who I've brought up as my own. We also had a daughter who is n...

Tags: Facebook,relationship,cheat,secrets
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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions

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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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Should I forgive my friend?

posted Thu 11, Apr 2013 at 8:34pm

Hi, I usually don't look for advice online, but I really need an objective opinion on this situation to help me make a decision. I have been with my boyfriend for five and a half years, and we ...

Tags: relationships,love,friends,boyfriends,stress
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

Confused boyfriend

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 4:10pm

This is the first time that I am posting something personal about my life, but I am in a mess and I seriously need some help. My boyfriend and I were very good friends b4 we started seeing each ...

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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

should I be concerned?

posted Tue 9, Apr 2013 at 1:31pm

We've been in a relationship for past ten years, lived together for a while, but get along better living apart. All of a sudden he has been in contact with his 'first' from many, many years ago. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Traditional Parents Ruining Engagement

posted Wed 10, Apr 2013 at 1:54am

**I call my fiancé my wife in this post due to my laziness of typing fiancé over and over again. Lol** I love my wife. But her parents are driving me crazy. My wife is asian, and her parents are...

Tags: Family,parents,in laws,traditional
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Becoming a Parent, Friends & Family, Mixed Families

need advice!

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 10:50am

I split from my husband nearly two years ago when he had an affair. I met my partner five months after, I have two young children but that didn't seem to bother him considering he is 9 years young...

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Where do i go from here

posted Mon 15, Apr 2013 at 2:51pm

Yesterday at her place, I had a talk with my overly spoiled girlfriend. I decided I was sick of constantly being her doormat and her, as she called me, “little piggy bank” that she could flaunt me ...

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Money, Housework, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

How to get over it

posted Fri 19, Apr 2013 at 8:56am

Hi all, I found out my husband was having an affair when I had a 12 week old baby last November, we split up for a while, but then decided to give our relationship another go. All the time he is...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Quick dating question, nothing too in-depth

posted Mon 22, Apr 2013 at 2:12pm

I'm part of a fairly big social group/friends that arranges events/activities together and I have been on a few dates with someone from the group. On first impressions chatting to her within the gr...

Tags: Dating
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HELP IN A ROCK AND HARD PLACE

posted Tue 23, Apr 2013 at 9:39am

Hey I'm not very good at all this being a man I seem to suffer with the age old "I don't need to talk to anyone", but I'm really struggling. I have a 14 month old daughter and split from my part...

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Money, Work, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

No Sex, Pregnancy, Communication, and Romance Problems

posted Fri 26, Apr 2013 at 12:42am

This is the first time I've posted on something like this and don't necessarily feel to comfortable. I'm 26 years old and have been with my girlfriend for going on 5 years here in May. We've lived ...

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