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Messed up...

posted Wed 4, Mar 2015 at 12:31pm

i have been with my current boyfriend for over a year, and despite his attempts to get closer, and my attempts to let him closer, i always resist him... he came from a previous relationship where h...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

He Is Thinking of Breaking Up - PLEASE HELP

posted Wed 4, Mar 2015 at 12:09pm

Okay, here goes... Been with my partner only a few months (not long, I know). We are very much in love/have very strong feelings. We have overcome a lot of issues thus far (the main being his fam...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Trust issues, problem with online flirting

posted Wed 4, Mar 2015 at 10:19am

Hey, My boyfriend and me have been together for 10 months now, so not a very long time, but our connection is incredibly strong. He makes me laugh all the time, we can be so silly together but we...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Is he my roommate?

posted Wed 4, Mar 2015 at 8:44am

My partner and I are just about going on two years. For the past 6 months he seems to have lost interest in being intimate. He says all he wants to do is snuggle and that's good enough for him. I a...

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

All alone

posted Wed 4, Mar 2015 at 8:17am

Hi everyone, My boyfriend and i live together. We are 22 and 24 and have been together for 4 and a half years. We live together in a small unit and have been for about a year. This is where i need...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

How to choose?!

posted Tue 3, Mar 2015 at 3:10pm

I have been with my current partner for 4 years and we have children together however we have been growing further apart to the point where we struggle to make conversation anymore. I recently star...

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online dating

posted Tue 3, Mar 2015 at 12:22pm

Hi Folks, I am new to this forum but I look forward to great advice from various people active here. I never was into online dating but somehow I figured that maybe it's time I give this a shot....

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Communications in relationships

Sudden Changes

posted Tue 3, Mar 2015 at 9:07am

My wife and I have been having really good sex for the last 4 plus months and regularly (at least once a week) at that. We have been married for over 8 years and have kids. Suddenly after my wife s...

Tags: Sex,advice,help needed,wife
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

2 year relationship to garbage?

posted Mon 2, Mar 2015 at 6:10pm

Hi all! I have serious doubt about where I am in my relationship. Here is the summary We have been together for 2 years. We have been sleeping EVERY NIGHT, for the past 16 months. I go to my...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Recap For Confused:

posted Mon 2, Mar 2015 at 4:10pm

It recently came out to my Older boyfriend I'm living with about my seeing the younger guy.My boyfriend is 17 yrs older now 65 and I'm 48. I had moved out a year ago and moved back in thinking thi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, 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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HELP! I have a boyfriend but i think i like someone :|

posted Mon 3, Sep 2012 at 10:32am

I have a boyfriend & we've been together for almost 3 years. He's been so perfect to me. I love him. I don't have any negative comments about him. But here's this guy.My long time crush.I admit unt...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Coping mechanisms for feeling lonely

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 7:19pm

My boyfriend of 3 years has already explained numerous times he can't commit or settle down as a family. We have both been married before. I would love to be able to just walk away but I love him ...

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Making a Commitment

Absolutely no idea what on earth to do

posted Tue 11, Sep 2012 at 9:26pm

I have been broken up with by my girlfriend (I am a girl too) of nearly 2 years, and I am honestly a little confused about the whole situation. We were very much in love and very happy together, bu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

What am doing wrong?

posted Tue 4, Sep 2012 at 2:01am

I have been seeing this guy for a few of months now and it doesn't really seem to be going anywhere. We met at a club and he drove me home. Nothing happened, we just kissed. And i don't ever do any...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Do I belive what people say about him?? please please help

posted Mon 10, Sep 2012 at 7:47pm

i was married 18yrs and have now been left him 15months. i met a guy who usd to go to the same school an we fell in love immediatly he showed me all the things i was missing in my marriage and tre...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Where do we go from here, please help, I really need some good advice.

posted Thu 13, Sep 2012 at 10:35am

I would be grateful for any constructive advice please, I have been engaged since Christmas and in my relationship for just two years. The first year(as it usually is)was wonderful, we were so ha...

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To go or not to go

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 5:19am

I have been with my husband for five years and 2 months, we have been married 5 years and 1 month of that time. I should have known marring someone I didn't know would have it's down falls....but I...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I'm so insecure in my relationship..

posted Mon 17, Sep 2012 at 6:55pm

Hello, I really need some advice with my relationship problem. I'm currently in a relationship with an amazing man, we've been together nearly a year and it's a perfect relationship. He is so cari...

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

should I break up with him?

posted Thu 20, Sep 2012 at 9:27am

this is a really hard decision for me. first off I know that I do love him and I really care about him, the last thing I want is for him to be hurting. I was sure of breaking up and I came home an...

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

Did I make a mistake?

posted Thu 20, Sep 2012 at 7:36pm

My recently ex-girlfriend and I broke up a week ago. I moved 6 hours away and the distance was making it hard to see each other. We've been together for 4 years, all through college. I started the ...

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

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