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I took my relationship for granted

posted Sun 23, Nov 2014 at 10:18pm

Hello, I am looking for advice on how to change myself so I can save my marriage. Some background: We've been married over 5 years and dated for over 5 years prior to gettimg married. Whil...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Engaged and in a sexless relationship

posted Sun 23, Nov 2014 at 6:41pm

I am 26 years old, engaged to a 40 year old man that I have been with for over 5 years. He is very much my perfect man, gorgeous, kind, successful, caring and supportive, cooks and cleans, love...

Tags: #sexlessrelationship #engagedandconfused #fiance
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Mother Issues...

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 2:12am

I've been married to my wife for over 2 years now, we have a great relationship and now we are expecting. Long story short, my mother(56) whom I love dearly, has definitely changed the minute my wi...

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Friends & Family, Communications in relationships

Wife has very low libido, how can I meet my needs?

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 1:17am

Hello. I have been married for over 5 years, my wife and I are both 25 yrs old. My libido currently makes me feel like I want to have sex every 2 or 3 days. My wife only feels like having sex...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

girlfriend pregnant other baby daddy using child to manipulate mother.

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 11:17pm

So to be honest I don't even know where to begin. I'm 27 she is 20. We met on an online dating site. Our first date was at a national forest we went for a walk and things turned out well. we starte...

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lack of intimacy

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 12:22pm

I am a 50 year old lady in a relationship for 7 seven years with my 55 year old partner. We dont live together. Right from the beginning the sex was infrequent but I felt that it gave us chance to...

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

Is there anything I can do? Please help!

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Hi, I am a 16 year old guy and my (ex?) girlfriend is 19. We've been dating a little over 13 months and we were crazy for each other a few months before we started dating. However, about a month or...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

I hate my boyfriend watching porn

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 6:39am

I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over a year. About 5 months into our relationship I discovered he had a fake profile on a social networking site and he used this to message other...

Tags: Porn,Internet,Boyfriend problems,Insexure,Trust,Lies
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Affairs and Jealousy

Desperate

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 2:00am

In May my girlfriend of 51/2 yrs told me she was seeing someone else and was going away for weekend with him I pleaded with Her she would change her plans and said it was something she had to do an...

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One sided...not really.

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 11:58pm

How do 2 people who expresses love differently be together without having the other one feeling one sided? We've been together for 3 years now, I'm a very affectionate person who enjoys expressi...

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

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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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Is my woman's cousin hitting on me?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 1:00pm

So Ive been together with this great woman since high school and we live together for 3 years now and we're quite happy with each other. When the day came for my woman to introduce me to her relati...

Tags: flirting,family,cousin
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Is it worth fighting for?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 5:00pm

I have met my boyfriend almost 6 years ago online. We were both playing some MMO game and got to talking more and more. We come from different countries so we’ve spent a few months chatting and cal...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

don;t know what to do

posted Tue 11, Dec 2012 at 3:31am

my fiancee just left for Kuwait a week ago and decide to tell me he got a girl pregnant around the same time i was pregnant now the kid should be 4months our daughter is 5 months we suppose to be g...

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Affairs and Jealousy

How important is the spark?

posted Thu 13, Dec 2012 at 9:15pm

I am 29 years old and about to turn 30. I feel like I am possibly chasing an impossible dream of meeting the perfect person for me and am worried that I will get older and never meet anyone that I...

Tags: spark,relationship,perfect,perfection,girl,boy,man,woman
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

My girlfriends child can do no wrong

posted Wed 12, Dec 2012 at 4:36pm

I am 35 and have been in a relationship with a woman who is 38 for 3 years, she has been separated for four. She has two children: one now 18 the other now 13. I have no children of my own. We re...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

Getting back with the ex?

posted Fri 14, Dec 2012 at 1:30pm

This is a slightly complicated situation, so I'll try to make it as simple as possible. I was with my boyfriend for nearly two years. It was a perfect relationship. We talked about moving in t...

Tags: Ex boyfriend,dating,getting back together,long distance relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Current relationship and an old ex

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 1:11am

Hey everyone Well I'm confused with my current situation and just looking for some where to write down my thoughts and maybe get some useful advice a long the way. I have 2 problems, first is t...

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

Humiliated by my ex.. Can I trust another man??

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 8:31pm

My boyfriend (now ex) were together two years, we lived in Spain together for 6 months and recently moved back to the uk. We found a lovely house to rent and I moved my stuff in on Thursday. On Fri...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I threw up in front of him and he broke up with me.

posted Wed 19, Dec 2012 at 3:33pm

I was seeing this amazing guy for 3 months. We were incredibly happy, really close and excited about our future together. We met online, and while he hasn't logged into his profile since the day...

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

Advice needed.

posted Sat 22, Dec 2012 at 10:24pm

I wonder if anybody can relate to this.I have moved from pakistan to Germany 9 yrs ago.the first few years were hardest.new language,unfriendly people,back to back pregnancies and breast feeding.we...

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