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My future husband has a child and I can't deal with it

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 8:09pm

Hi there. Sorry for my English .I never thought I could ever bring myself in such a difficult situation. I'm living with my boyfriend for a year now. He is divorced from his ex wife ,they had a chi...

Tags: relationship,stepchild
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families

Trying to cope with his affair

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 5:31pm

Me and my boyfriend dated for 4 years, got engaged, and I broke it off a few months later because I felt he was not willing to work on small issues, such as communication and problems I have had wi...

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Sex and Affairs

Need advice Please!!

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 4:52am

My online boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 2 and a half years now, but in between we've had some break ups. The first time we broke up because of him, he said that our age difference...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

need some advice

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 8:06am

I have been with my boyfriend for a year now, everything was great in the first 6 months, and then he put on an increasing amount of weight and felt uncomfortable with himself, we stopped having se...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Feel like a fool

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 2:12am

Soo..any of you have an issue with intimacy. I do..serious issue with me. For a long time I thought he had low testosterone. I finally got him to go get it checked and the dr said it was normal. We...

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Am I in the wrong?

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 1:12am

I don't know what to do. I love my husband, but he hurts my feelings beyond belief. First, some background. We've been together for 13 years, 4 of which we have been married. I had a couple of ...

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Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

Had an abortion and didn't tell him - should I tell him now?

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 11:16am

About 5 years ago, I left my boyfriend and had an abortion. I didn't tell him. I lied and told him I had a miscarriage. I was really messed up then and it was the worst decision I have ever mad...

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How to communicate better and not fight so much

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 7:43am

I love my boyfriend so much and I know he love me so much and when first meet we both felt like we knew each other from somewhere and it was good and we treated the other person and from day one we...

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Communications in relationships

First long term relationship taking a turn for the worse

posted Wed 29, Jul 2015 at 3:14am

Hey, sorry if this is posted in the wrong section as this is my first post; im sorry if its a long one but i really dont have anyone to talk to. So, the man im dating is my first long term ( go...

Tags: difficult boyfriend
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

I am at a loss on what to do or say

posted Tue 28, Jul 2015 at 9:41pm

My 25 year old son is getting married this Oct. His future bride is 24. They have been together for 7 years. We all use to get along. Until their wedding shower. It was a beautiful day. I...

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Friends & Family

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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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Am I just insecure or is she cheating?

posted Wed 13, Jun 2012 at 9:26pm

I've been married to my wife for 6 years and we have 2 wonderful sons. Over the last couple of months she has been very distant and has not let her phone out of her sight (constantly on Facebook or...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Re-kindling sex with my husband - help!

posted Mon 11, Jun 2012 at 10:31am

I have been married for a few years and have two young children with my husband. Over the last year we have had less and less sex (my lack of enthusiasm/instigation) and I know it is getting him do...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Please help, Lesbian relationship crisis

posted Mon 11, Jun 2012 at 10:51pm

Alot of people dont agree with same sex relationships but im completely in love with my partner. Things are becoming really difficult and i dont know which way to turn. We consantly argure, over ...

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

Travelling with my boyfriend

posted Wed 13, Jun 2012 at 9:35pm

I'm having huge confusion and difficulties in my relationship at the moment and any help and advice will be much appreciated. I have been with my boyfriend for a little under 2 years. When I me...

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Money, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I Love My Boyfriend, But I'm Not In Love With Him

posted Sat 16, Jun 2012 at 12:09am

Hi all, So I am in a new relationship (two months coming up) and I'm a little confused on how I am feeling/"should" be feeling. He's a really great guy and we get along really really well most of ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

We have been Through so much

posted Mon 25, Jun 2012 at 8:08pm

Me and my ex girlfreind of 1 year and 7 months broke up a month ago. We didnt stop rowing mainly my fault i would jump and any little thing and always moan. she told me she wasnt happy and needed s...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

How do i deal with my spoiled girlfriend

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 4:34pm

We’ve been together for 1.5 years( both 18) and it might be over soon. She was brought up ridiculously pampered and spoiled by her wealthy parents. She’s never had a job or had to work for anything...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Unsure if i am a commitment phobe,or just haven't met the right man

posted Sun 28, Apr 2013 at 7:41pm

I am 35 and have been single for 5 years after a 14yr relationship break up which i have a 7yr old son. I am an open and honest person and have a joy for life.I have been dating on and off since ...

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Making a Commitment

He's my boyfriend but i feel a bit like the other women!

posted Wed 29, May 2013 at 9:14pm

A bit of background: My boyfriends family are great - he has a 3 brothers,2 of who met there gfs at 14 and 16 I think and there still together & a twin sister who's been with her boyfriend for a y...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Where to begin?

posted Wed 29, May 2013 at 3:16am

I'm in a confusing place in my relationship right now. My girlfriend and I have been living together for a year and a half now. We each moved across the country to be with each other after dating...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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