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Advice please

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 8:07am

Hey! My wife I (30) and I (33) have been married for 5 years, and been together for 5 years prior to that. We have a 3 year old and a 5 month old. It has recently come to my attention (via my w...

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Do I tell him?

posted Tue 1, Sep 2015 at 2:12am

I am a 45yr old single mum dating a really lovely man in his late 40's. We have been seeing each other for nearly a year. Early on in our relationship he let me know that he is considering taking...

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Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Is he cheating on me?

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 10:48pm

I've been married just over a month, and with my partner for just over 5 years. I've always been suspicious of him cheating - I've found texts off girls in the past which he has brushed off as m...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Should I leave him?

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 3:18pm

My boyfriend is three years older than me, and I adore him. He's perfect in every way, he's extremely considerate of my life and of my family. My parents love him to pieces and we are going to get ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I'm not sure if it's time to put space between us.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 7:01am

Hey guys i'm a 21 year old guy. So I met this girl 4 years ago and we "talked" for about a year and then made it official. We were then together for the next 2 years. In those two years were some t...

Tags: Taking time off,young relationship,ending an unhealthy relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Living Apart Together

I Cheated On My Boyfriend.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 6:30am

So on a party last weekend I made the regretful decision to drink a fair bit. The most horrible thing happened and I hooked up with someone who was definitely NOT my boyfriend. We have been really ...

Tags: Cheating,Guilty
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

I've hung in there and now it's time to break up! I still love her.. This is hard.

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 3:44am

Three years with my first girlfriend, it was amazing at the start, i felt butterflies being with a girl. I had to let my friends and family know of her and they supported me (shock at first) but al...

Tags: What to do now?
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Living Apart Together

I wish we could be together :(

posted Mon 31, Aug 2015 at 1:38am

I have been seeing this guy I love for quite a long time, we both make each other so happy and we are so close it's unbelievable, he's one of best friends I have, I know I mean a lot to him as his ...

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Emotional Intimacy? Comforting online via text chat?

posted Sun 30, Aug 2015 at 8:25pm

Me and my girlfriend have been seeing each other for the majority of this summer. Things are going great, we instantly clicked, and started dating within a week of knowing each other. Since then I ...

Tags: comfort,emotional intimacy,skype,text chat,emotions
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Communications in relationships

emotionally abusive?

posted Sun 30, Aug 2015 at 4:15pm

Hi, I'm a boy of 18 years. My boyfriend is 21 years old, and I have been with him for a year and eight months. When we first started dating, my boyfriend was literally a dream guy. He was polite an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, 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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Confused... Moving forward with or without him

posted Fri 24, Jun 2011 at 11:28am

I wrote a few posts on this site at the beginning of the year as my partner of nearly 10 years left me at Christmas time. I was completely devasted and found it hard to carry on. His reasons for ...

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New Parents

posted Mon 27, Jun 2011 at 9:38pm

Hello guys Im writing on behalf of my partner, I will start by saying who I am, here goes. Me and my partner live together and I care for her as she has a rare blood disorder that has possabil...

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Becoming a Parent

Losing each other.......

posted Tue 26, Jul 2011 at 8:12pm

Hello there, I am writing because I feel that me and my partner are losing one another and what we have. We have been together for 7 years now. It is the same sex relationship. It truly scares me t...

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

Horrible situation, need helpful advice?

posted Wed 3, Aug 2011 at 4:59pm

Hi This may be a long one! Ive been with my bf for 7 yrs, we have a 3 yr old child together, bf is 26 and im 31. 3 months ago, he went to a friends party, and didnt come back till 9am ( this is...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is this my fault?

posted Fri 19, Aug 2011 at 2:48pm

My last partner was a lot older than me, but soon after we started seeing each other I found out the he was seeing 3 other girls. One of which he was going to walk up the isle without anyone of us ...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy

Here we go again

posted Sun 21, Aug 2011 at 8:15pm

I think I am just posting on here so I can make sense of what is happening as I find writing things down helpful but to get some advice would probably help. Before I start, I should say that my hu...

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Work

Hello! Fairly new here, just didn't know where else to turn.

posted Sat 10, Sep 2011 at 8:42am

Hello, I have a reoccurring issue.. with myself I suppose. Now I don't usually go out and tell the internet about my life issues.. hell, I don't tell ANYONE. (This is about to get long xD) An...

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

i want more respect

posted Wed 18, Jan 2012 at 4:58pm

im at the end of my tether. i am 8 months pregnant and living abroad with my husband. i have no family or close friends around me. we have had problems in one way or another for so long and it ha...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Still trying to get over an ex

posted Wed 25, Jan 2012 at 10:19pm

Basically i was with my ex for a year or so in 2009 and then after a year, he turned round and said he wasn't interested since then we've been off and on in contact, seeing eachother etc.. Up until...

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Affairs and Jealousy

So upset

posted Tue 31, Jan 2012 at 3:45pm

I've been with my Fiance for nearly four years and been engaged for three. He was meant to move in with me, he lives 200 miles away. This didn't happen because his farther died and even when his re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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