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Is this really friends with benefits?

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 7:48pm

I have been physically intimate with my ex for longer than we were officially together (1 year compared with 10 months). Neither of us has had another relationship or had sex with anyone else since...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment

Arguing and disagreements

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 12:18pm

My girlfriend and I have been together for a few months, and while we get on well with each other and love each other, we keep rowing and I have said some pretty hurtful things when I've been in th...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

Lost wifes trust and love

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 6:37am

So I am currently in a deployed location and about a month ago i got in a little dispute with my wife about money that led to her telling me she wanted a divorce, well it turns out the divorce wasn...

Tags: divorce
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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

i love him but im not happy anymore

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 8:26pm

hello all .. and apologies in advance as i feel this is going to be a long post. my partner and i have been together 4 years and we have 2 beautiful children aged 3 and 8 weeks. i love him but i j...

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Money, Work, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

No Contact Advice? Desperate Childs play?

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 9:47am

Is no contact an american fad or could it make my ex miss me & get him to come back? Have many people successfully tried it? If anyone would recommend it, should i text and apologise for all the n...

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Ex boyfriend issues

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 10:16pm

My ex boyfriend and i dated for two years and had broken up about two years ago. A week after we broke up he had a new girlfriend that he randomly met that week and i thought it was just going to b...

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Affairs & Jealousy

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

Two girls...kindof

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 5:41am

So my ex ended it and started to see another guy. Without the whole story, we had some troubles obviously in our four year relationship. But we were engaged at one point just a couple years ago. An...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Am I just a display model?

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:19pm

Hi, I have been with my Girlfriend for a few months now and have got some doubts. When we initially started dating we seemed to progress a bit faster than I anticipated (i.e. for a first date we ha...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Strong feelings for a close friend that has a boyfriend

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:16pm

I've lived in a shared house with a girl and three others for 2 years and have absolutely fallen for the girl. It started over 3 months ago and I've tried so hard to turn off these feelings but I j...

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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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & Jealousy

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Frustrated Over Family and Financial Problems

posted Mon 20, Jan 2014 at 5:32pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for almost three years now. We get along really well, I feel comfortable talking to him about almost anything, and I really enjoy spending time with him. I fee...

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Money, Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Confused

posted Sun 19, Jan 2014 at 7:15am

hello.. i was browsing thru the net and i've finally came to yhis website and thought its really useful and helpful.. anyways, i really need help on this problem of mine and i cant talk about this ...

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Affairs & Jealousy

live in boyfriend hardly talks to me any more, feeling so lonely

posted Sun 19, Jan 2014 at 6:10pm

Me and my bf have been living 2gether for 3 years, first 2yrs were brilliant but the last year has been traumatic. I have 2 children from a prev relationship and my bf was happy to take on my teena...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Choosing between two men - one faithful, one not faithful

posted Mon 20, Jan 2014 at 10:29pm

I can't believe I've got to this point where I'm posting on a forum for advice - but this is driving me insane. I'm someone who gets into a relationship hoping that it will be the last one, and ...

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Affairs & Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Are we drifting apart?

posted Tue 21, Jan 2014 at 8:46am

Im 27 my boyfriends 28 weve been together 4 years living together 3 years. We started off like most people very intimate always having sex. We went on our first abroad holiday together couple month...

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

What does this mean?!

posted Tue 21, Jan 2014 at 7:57pm

This girl was on my phone and she retweeted 'Im really tired of having feelings -_-' Could this be a sign or mean anything? She also retweeted 'Love is not about sex, going on fancy dates, or sh...

Tags: girl,like,twitter
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Sex/Intimacy & romance

Jealousy and irrational behaviour

posted Wed 22, Jan 2014 at 10:35am

I ended my marriage to be with my partner and he left his wife for me. We had known each other 6 years and he moved abroad for some of that time but we saw each other through business through this...

Tags: jealousy
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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy

Not wanting children

posted Wed 29, Jan 2014 at 4:04pm

I’ve been living with my girlfriend for over 3 years and been together with her for about 5 years. When we started going out, I told her I did not want to get married or have any children ever, and...

Tags: no children
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Sticky situation

posted Thu 30, Jan 2014 at 2:45am

So me, a male friend R and a female friend C are away travelling for 2 months on a medical elective, we're all 22 year old medical students. I'm in a relationship of 5 years but have felt quite...

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I don't want a divorce!

posted Thu 30, Jan 2014 at 12:55am

Recently my wife and I have been having a tough time. Communication has been very difficult. I went on an internet chat site and had a few convos with women that I had no intention of meeting and o...

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