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Merry Xmas - not likely...

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 2:45pm

A few weeks back my wife told me she wasn't happy - some of the historical disputes we'd had over money and other stuff had built up into a massive issue and she wasn't sure she could go on anymore...

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Constant need for script reading

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 9:26am

Ok so My fiancee has issues with my family and now whenever I see them without her she is constantly texting me and spamming me until I text her back. When we are with her family however I get ...

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How to tell a girl that I like her even though we don't talk anymore

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 6:43am

As you can see I've liked this girl for like nearly a year now we stopped talking after about 2 months when we first started talking. One day I was texting her and I had a feeling she was being awk...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

how to tell my bf im jealous of his female friend??

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 6:12am

heads up, its a long story i never get jealous, so this is a strange feeling that idk how to deal with. im also a proud person, so i feel embarrassed that im jealous/insecure we broke up fo...

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Selfrespect Or Love!!

posted Sun 21, Dec 2014 at 4:34am

My ex broke with me after 5 years of relation & the breakup was very bad.. I begged,pleaded a lot for continuous 1 month.. she even insulted me in front of her family after which I didn't contac...

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Should I keep waiting?

posted Sat 20, Dec 2014 at 7:55am

My guy gave me the "I need space" talk months ago and continues to confuse me more and more. We were best friends before we got involved. To be fair, he was upfront that he was (and I quote) "terri...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My wife is a control freak and it's pushing me away...

posted Thu 18, Dec 2014 at 10:03pm

I apologize in advance. This may get lengthy.. So just over a year ago I moved to the states. Long story short my wife and I have known each other for about 12 years. Talked on and off. We've al...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

boyfriend cheated but I still want him

posted Thu 18, Dec 2014 at 8:54pm

So I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years. It took him almost 1 year to win me over. I didn't love him at first but now I do deeply. and I know clearly he has loved me deeply too. We have had am...

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boyfriend is with someone else but still loves me

posted Thu 18, Dec 2014 at 8:25pm

So I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years. It took him almost 1 year to win me over. I didn't love him at first but now I do deeply. and I know clearly he has loved me deeply too. We have had am...

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Letting go

posted Thu 18, Dec 2014 at 12:46pm

I am a married woman with 6 children . My husband is a great dad and husband, But not as affectionate or caring as I would Like. After a 2 year friendship with a 22 Year old , friend of the f...

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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 to do?

posted Sat 20, Oct 2012 at 8:14am

Sorry this is long but I needed to talk to someone about my situation, and am hoping that someone would be able to advice me on the best course of action. I have been married to my husband for 15...

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Finding Time for Each Other

please help i have no1 to turn to

posted Sat 20, Oct 2012 at 7:17pm

hi i have been with my partner 22 yrs i dont no wot i do wrong but obviously i do sumthing bad as he treats me so bad nothing is ever good enough he moans about anything and everything and i really...

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please help!!!!

posted Sun 21, Oct 2012 at 12:13am

i dont know what else to to i cant talk to my friends because thay will all say the say thing. my girlfriend and i have been together for 2 months and things were amazing we got on so well it felt ...

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Grievous ex wife

posted Wed 24, Oct 2012 at 4:27am

I have been with my partner for nearly 9 years. His ex wife has been rude to me from day one but I have always tried to rise above it and be polite to her. I have not had much contact with her asid...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Mixed Families

so alone

posted Mon 29, Oct 2012 at 3:44pm

im so alone been up since 4am dont no whether to jus walk and leave my hubby and kids or try and im fed up trying he used to moan all the time the house wasnt clean enuf now hes moved onto the food...

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Advise muchly needed!

posted Tue 30, Oct 2012 at 8:27pm

Hey guys, so I've been with this guy on and off for 5 years. We split massively Becuase it just wasn't working. We was split for several Months. We never spoke or saw each other util my mum got re...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

PLEASE HELP am i mad or is he the nut!

posted Thu 1, Nov 2012 at 12:43pm

Hi, to cut a long story short i have been with my partner for 16 months now although we were seeing each other for about a year before that. He has a past that parts of are still in our relationshi...

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

Can we salvage this? Long post, sorry!

posted Sun 4, Nov 2012 at 9:56pm

Thank you to anyone who reads the following and would like to weigh-in on how you would react to the situation! I met someone nearly fours years ago who was attractive, sweet, and conservative. ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Cold feet or is it really over?

posted Sun 4, Nov 2012 at 10:42am

I have been dating my boyfriend for 18 months now, and he was meant to be moving in this week officially, although he's been living with me unofficially since August. Things have been great betwe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

My boyfriend says his feelings for me have changed

posted Wed 7, Nov 2012 at 9:50am

We met last December and both had an immediate and strong attraction. I had not been in a relationship for 6 years and for him it was 2 years. There was almost a sense of relief at finding each oth...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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