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Feeling insecure and jealous of boyfriend's past high school relationship?

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 8:00pm

I have had retrospective jealousy and an obsession over my boyfriend's past for a long time. He is my first, we're both 24 and have been together for 5 years. He's been in 3 relationships before me...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

My Dilemma

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 4:36pm

This is complicated.....about 11 months ago me & my ex split up from a 8 yr relationship, we do have a Daughter together. Now 3/4 months after we separated we bumped into each other in the superma...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Should I be upset?

posted Tue 23, Sep 2014 at 2:30pm

Sometimes I feel like I over react to situations and I'm questioning how I should react in this one. So my fiancé and I have done a long distance for a year and a half. We just moved in together an...

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'useless, incompetent girlfriend' he said.

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 1:16pm

Myself and my live in partner had a massive row last weekend over how to cook the dinner. Long story short I added boiling water instead of cold to the mix and my partner reacted like a just kille...

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Communications in relationships

Will she or won't she? It's complicated!

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 12:09am

Looking for your help folks. There's a girl who, up until a month ago, had been a work colleague of mine for almost 12 years. We've always been close friends but never had any romantic interludes. ...

Tags: Dilemma,relationship,help.
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

I'm his best friend's ex-girlfriend

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 10:11am

Hi, I just wanted to ask people's opinions of the current situation... Here's a brief look of it: - dated and lived with (at his house) my ex boyfriend around 2007 till 2010. This ex boyfriend i...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

My relationship is hanging on a thin thread

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 8:06am

my boyfriend and i arent seeing each other as often anymore we were so used to seeing each other during high school but everything changed now we are both in college and we have different days and ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What does all this mean

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 1:14am

I have known this guy since I was 17 we were always just friends and nothing more than that. We are now 27 years old.A month ago he found me on tinder and we went on a date to a bar so I can drink...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Seems to be no passion or itimacy left in partner

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 11:28pm

I will try to keep this short. I have a partner of 16 years, in which I have 3 kids with, not married. About 5 1/2 months ago we had a fall out that nearly ended our relationship over the issue of ...

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

Both married but just seen each other again, after 16 years. Just so confused by his behaviour!!!!

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 5:25pm

I was 35 just about to go thru a divorce and he was 29. We hooked up into a pretty turbulent relationship and I wasnt always the most reasonable person. His patience with me was incredible and, l...

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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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Humiliated by my ex.. Can I trust another man??

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 8:31pm

My boyfriend (now ex) were together two years, we lived in Spain together for 6 months and recently moved back to the uk. We found a lovely house to rent and I moved my stuff in on Thursday. On Fri...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I threw up in front of him and he broke up with me.

posted Wed 19, Dec 2012 at 3:33pm

I was seeing this amazing guy for 3 months. We were incredibly happy, really close and excited about our future together. We met online, and while he hasn't logged into his profile since the day...

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

Advice needed.

posted Sat 22, Dec 2012 at 10:24pm

I wonder if anybody can relate to this.I have moved from pakistan to Germany 9 yrs ago.the first few years were hardest.new language,unfriendly people,back to back pregnancies and breast feeding.we...

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Cheating?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 12:05am

Been reading up on the effects of cheating, They say 'When a couple doesn't engage in activities that were at once fun and fulfilling' it can lead to cheating. This happened to me after 3 years, i ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do as we are growing apart

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 8:55pm

I have been seeing my girlfriend for a year now, we had dated before, though due to moving to tertiary things had changed or rather it just vanished. We got back once again, everything was fine as ...

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

We're on a break...

posted Tue 1, Jan 2013 at 10:49pm

I initiated for us to go on a short term break (it's Tuesday now and it's only until Saturday hopefully) because we're doing a lot of bickering, taking each other for granted and not appreciating e...

Tags: Break,help,missing him
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Fading

posted Fri 4, Jan 2013 at 10:47am

My boyfriend and I have lived together for almost five years. We have been together for just over six years. When we were first together, there was a lot of excitement and we were magnetically ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Long Distance, Another Girl but with no cheating ... What do I do? What will happen?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 4:02pm

I've been in a relationship for 3yrs now. It was a rocky one with our ups and downs, but we are best friends and really care about each other. Our relationship was too serious too fast and most of ...

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

19 years of marriage...Am I being stupid.

posted Mon 7, Jan 2013 at 2:56pm

Hi everyone, I am new to this and I really hope that I can get some good advice, as I have no idea how to deal with the situation I finds myself in. My husband and I had been having problems in ou...

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

Is my marriage over?

posted Tue 8, Jan 2013 at 5:46pm

Hi - first post. My husand and I have been married for 20 years and we have been having problems probably for over 5+ years. It started after the birth of my third son when my labido hit rock bot...

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Money, Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

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