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What do I do?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:38am

Ok long post alert... So I have been with my partner for 2 years (although we were dating 4 years ago in May 2010 and were very much besotted straight away but I had a job lined up in Australia...

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Becoming a Parent, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Her dodgy past, what do you think?

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 9:22am

Hi. Just looking for some advice. I have been with my wife for 18 months. Married for 3. I knew she was a little wild in her younger years (she is 40 I'm 35) Raves and drugs etc. She has tw...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner

Mind is a Mess.. Impartial Advice Would be Greatly Received!

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 8:00am

Hi all, It's my first time posting here.. I just needed to speak to people that didn't know me or my partner for some impartial advice before my head explodes! I know my post is a little long, b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Can you stay friends??

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 4:55am

Me and my Ex partner have recently spilt, and we ended on good terms. We have stayed very close as friends, nothing more, he still calls and texts me and tells me what his daily/weekly plans are an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

please help! :(

posted Tue 29, Jul 2014 at 12:11am

I am 21 years old, and have been with my boyfriend for over 3 years now. We are childhood friends and have always been close. We started dating when we were in our last year of high school, and I a...

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Making a Commitment

Will my husband come back to me after a separation

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 10:06pm

Hi all, I'm in a terrible dilemma. We've been married for 20 years with 2 teenage children. I've recently found out that my husband has been having an affair with my friend. They have been seei...

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Bringing unwelcomed ppl into your home.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 6:51pm

My BF and I have a 6 month old baby. We have been together 3 years. In those 3 years he has had multiple affairs with multiple women. I "forgave" him and what not. To be honest i hate his guts bu...

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The Guy at my Girlfriend's work... is there something going on?

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 4:39pm

So I have a fairly new relationship with a girl (4 months) that has been going great so far. At least until now... My girlfriend's dryer at her place hasn't been working right for a while. A cow...

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Need women and men's advice please.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:26pm

I started dating this amazing woman I actually knew from a long time and ran across her a few months ago. Everything had been great we really have enjoyed each other these past few months. We are...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go...

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:14pm

Hi, After some advice. I've been with my partner for 14 years, unmarried. Both now in our 40's. She had a son who was 4 when we met who I've brought up as my own. We also had a daughter who is n...

Tags: Facebook,relationship,cheat,secrets
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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions

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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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Cut off by partner of 1 year.

posted Sun 5, May 2013 at 10:44am

I have been in a relationship for a year. When we met we were both taken aback by how well we seemed to work together; we shared values, interests, tastes and a fulfilling physical relationship. ...

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Crazy jealous girlfriend, i want out!

posted Sun 5, May 2013 at 1:53pm

I've been with my girlfriend for just over 2.5yrs. In the beginning it was good, we had fun, got on really well, shared the same sense of humour. Now i feel controlled, taken for granted, sometimes...

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Housework, Affairs and Jealousy

Age gap. Could it work?

posted Mon 6, May 2013 at 12:59pm

I'm 37 the girl in question is 22. The reason i ask this is because i'm a bit concerned that she might just be doing it for a laugh. I'm not the 1 doing the chasing here. This girl has made it very...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Husband doesn't want to have sex or initiate it!

posted Mon 6, May 2013 at 9:41pm

I have been with my husband for nearly 5 years and got married last year. For quite a while he has not been initiating sex and turning me down when I initiate it. When we do have it, it's great, it...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Need some serious advice please

posted Tue 7, May 2013 at 12:18am

Long story short! I was with someone for about a year and a half, everything going well etc! He got a new job so new people to hang out with and ended up basically leaving me for someone else! He w...

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

Need some help urgently

posted Wed 8, May 2013 at 10:55pm

Hi. This is my first post anywhere. My partner is predominently gay. I have known she is bisexual from day 1 and we have been together for 13 years and have 2 children. She was with another man w...

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My partner wants to make contact with her ex and is angry because I don't approve

posted Fri 10, May 2013 at 1:11pm

Background. I have been with my partner for many years and I think we used to enjoy a very good sexual relationship ( I am 54 she is late 40's). I have always had a very high sex drive. A few year...

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

Feeling totally confused.com

posted Fri 10, May 2013 at 3:35pm

I hope not to bore you with my long post but felt some background information may be useful. I met my partner 11 years ago I was 17 and he was 26. It was always a passionate relationship and of...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is my relationship over or is there still a way to save it?

posted Fri 10, May 2013 at 4:15pm

My fiance and I have been together for almost 3 years and we have a 14 month old son together. We are both recovering alcholic/addict that have been sober for several years and met within the prog...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

Distance, what to do??

posted Sat 11, May 2013 at 4:48pm

I was living in UK for a year. There i met this amazing guy. Noone of us never really wanted to fall inlove. But we did. The last 3months before i moved back to my home country we where together ev...

Tags: Inlove,long distance,help please,advice
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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