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New Husband is hiding debit

posted Tue 16, Sep 2014 at 2:25am

Been married for 2 weeks and I found out my new husband has about $34,000.00 in consumer debit. Before we got engaged he told me he had $13,000.00 in debt and I know while we were engaged and he sa...

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Money, Communications in relationships

Unsure & Unhappy

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 11:42pm

I've just been signed off work for two weeks with "acute stress reaction", although I have another appointment at the end of that to work out whether or not I ought to be treated for depression. I ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Am I making right decision??

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 10:46pm

I am engaged to a great guy who I love to death, he has taken on my son as his own. My problem is we barely have sex! We only have sex when I initiate it and that is once a month if that! At firs...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

'Break'

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 8:19pm

I wasn't able to go into detail in my question due to the word limit (I didn't realize I could use this). My girlfriend and I have been together for three and a half years now, we are both coming 2...

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Making a Commitment

Not sure what me and my ex are

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 7:46pm

I started going out with my ex in December of 2012. She's my first girlfriend and I became very attached to her. I saw her as much as I could and we were very happy, we were in love and went on hol...

Tags: relationships,university,long,distance
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Finding Time for Each Other, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Long Distance and Long Term

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 7:23pm

My boyfriend and I have been dating for 5 years and are now sophomores in college. We go to different schools, half way across the country from each other. He’s in Philly and I’m in Indiana. He bas...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

What do I do, where do I start?

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 7:13pm

I have ongoing issues with the landlord (my aunt's ex boyfriend) who has caused alot of distress for me by threatening me in which I threatened to report him for harassment but this is more to do w...

Tags: family
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Friends & Family

Had an affair but can't leave partner

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 6:32pm

Have been in a relationship for 7 years with 2 kids, the youngest born just a couple of months ago. He's a good man and an excellent father and although we got off onto a rough start (he had broken...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

Not feeling it.. Confused

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 6:05pm

Hey! Hoping you can help, I'm new to the forum but hoping for some positive advice rather than judgemental as I'm genuinely confused. My partner and I have been together for close to 4 years. & ...

Tags: Relationship,worries,baby,house,mum
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Becoming a Parent, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Making the right decision

posted Mon 15, Sep 2014 at 3:53pm

I apologize in advance for the length! A little background - My boyfriend and I have been together close to 2 years, have known each other about 4 years. I have a son from my previous marriage -...

Tags: truth,lies,online friends
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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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Please help me

posted Fri 25, Jan 2013 at 4:24pm

Hi, Firstly thank you for reading this, im really stuggling at the moment with my partner. I am 25 and he is 28, we have been together for nearly 7 years, we have always had an up and down relat...

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'Love' has turned to close friendship

posted Fri 18, Jan 2013 at 6:44pm

Hi, I met a great guy last year; he swept me off my feet. Flowers, romance, wonderful words etc. We got on really well immediately and felt a very strong connection and understanding. However, with...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

She broke up because she is afraid of falling in love and get hurt in the future

posted Sun 27, Jan 2013 at 6:26pm

Hi everybody, first of all, i would like to apologize for my english because im spaniard :P I will be very thankful if someone can give me some advice, i will explain you my situation: Im fro...

Tags: love,fears,stoicism,break
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Getting an ex back?

posted Sun 27, Jan 2013 at 1:41am

Hi, I'm trying to get my ex girlfriend back and here's the story. So me and her went out for 4 months until I said something stupid and broke up with her. But later I realized my mistake and as...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

help, please.. near breaking point.

posted Sun 27, Jan 2013 at 10:23pm

im 18, and have been with my boyfriend since i was 16, i got pregnant not long after we met, and we had a gorgeous unplanned baby boy when i was 17, hes now a year and a half old. mine and my boyf...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Am i crazy!!!

posted Mon 28, Jan 2013 at 11:34pm

Known my partner for years we both know each others ex's and our children have grown up together so you would think all would be rosy in our relationship. Far from it!When we first got together 6 y...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

what should i do?

posted Tue 29, Jan 2013 at 4:20am

me and my partner have been together for 2 years and in the first month he was talking to his ex and hiding it from me, two weeks into our relationship he decides he wants to swap girlfriends for t...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Sexual Frustration

posted Sat 2, Feb 2013 at 12:52pm

Im Katie 25 years old and have recently been dating a guy of the same age. I have not long split up from my ex partner who i was with for 4 years! Ok here goes... My problem lies in the be...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Long Distance Relationship woes

posted Wed 30, Jan 2013 at 2:11pm

Me and my now bf started talking again after at least 15 years of losing contact. We was friends years ago and enjoyed talking to one another. When we reconnected thru fb, I was happy to get him ba...

Tags: long distance relationship,stubborn,communication
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

I'm 25, she is 30, running into problems

posted Sun 3, Feb 2013 at 8:38am

Hi, I am 25, my girlfriend is 30. We have been together for almost 3 years and have lived together for the last year and half. She has come to the point where she wants engagement, wedding and ...

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