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Cheat

posted Fri 28, Aug 2015 at 2:40am

Me and my boyfriend haven't been going out for long and I have just found out that he cheated on me 12 hours after me and him first got together but i have also found out it wasn't just a kiss he h...

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Affairs and Jealousy

She wants a break but is it over?

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 10:18pm

Hi my name is annon (for privacy reasons) and me and my girlfriend have been together for 5 months. Last Thursday we had a disagreement and then met on Sunday to talk, she didn't say much and I...

Tags: Break,issues,confusion,trouble,advice
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

I'm in a relationship but I like someone else

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 7:16pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for about a year and 9 months on and off our relationships has it's pros and cons, a while back I met someone and he makes me beyond happy more than my curren...

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Depressed GF needs a break from everything - going to Australia for a month

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 2:21pm

Hi I am currently struggling to cope with my gf of officially 8 months and best mate and sex buddy of 6 years ask to have a break for her to clear her head.She has been down about all aspects of ...

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I feel like my boyfriend is too immature for a relationship (Please offer advice)

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 1:42pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 9 months. He's 20, I'm 21. At the start things were fine, he was caring and loving. We saw each other alot too. But other girls in our class (We met through Uni) ...

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

Quick question

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 1:01pm

Quick question, how soon is too soon to say the 3 little words we fear the most? Been with my current love 4 months, we were friends about 3 months before starting to go out, and spent a lot of tim...

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Making a Commitment

Advice needed... not sure what to think any more ,marriage

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 10:54am

My partner and I have been together on and off for almost 10 years. We have 2 beautiful children and we live together. Things haven't been easy, we've been through some really tough times, but we'v...

Tags: Marriage,cheating,love,living together,children,wedding
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Im 36 and haven't found Love!

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 2:12am

Okay I'm a teacher and it's been getting to me lately as my students keep asking me about my love life. I over heard some of my students the other day that I'm fat and I'll never have a boyfriend. ...

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Work, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

Am I Ready To Be a 17 y.o Step Mum?

posted Thu 27, Aug 2015 at 2:02am

Okay so I'm turning 17 in a few months and I'm dating a guy who's ex-girlfriend is 1 month pregnant with his child. I really do love him but I'm not sure if I'll be able to cope with him having a c...

Tags: #pregnacy,#help,#diffcult
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Becoming a Parent, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions

why wont he initiate sex?

posted Wed 26, Aug 2015 at 11:23pm

So i have been with my boyfriend for 15 months now and at the start of our relationship we had sex all the time as you expect with a new relationship. My partner always initiated sex because i was ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, 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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Should I continue my new relationships or end it?

posted Mon 19, Mar 2012 at 8:02pm

I have been going out with a guy who is 21 for 1 year(20 when we first met), we have recently moved intogether. I am a single mother of 26, with two kids 4 and 6 year old girls. When I asked my par...

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Emotional Affair Aftermath

posted Mon 19, Mar 2012 at 1:26pm

I have been with my partner for 15 months. He is 22 and I am 30. I have 2 children from a previous relationship. We are very strongly connected as a couple and are able to talk through our feelings...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Does my husband really not love me or has commitment scared him?

posted Thu 22, Mar 2012 at 1:36pm

Four weeks last saturday, me and my husband had an argument about the fact that he was working too much. He got a new job in September 2011 that he wasnt really experienced to do (he knew the perso...

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i dunno what to do any more (long read)

posted Thu 22, Mar 2012 at 8:44pm

I love him so much with my life I cant bare the thought of not being with him, he makes me happy when were together, laughing, watching films, endless thing to talkabout, we have so much in common,...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My boyfriend's son

posted Thu 22, Mar 2012 at 1:57am

I'm 22 years old and in a gay relationship with a 27 year old man. He has full custody of his 5 year old son and we have been living together in his house for half a year now. The mother has no in...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

My boyfriend doesn't want to spend time with me anymore

posted Mon 26, Mar 2012 at 5:50pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 2 years and until the last 6 months everything was perfect. This time last year I thought we both had the same values and wanted the same things in the fu...

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

Cross roads of my life and dont know what to do

posted Mon 26, Mar 2012 at 9:02pm

Hi, I got no where else to turn so thought i would try this. Bn with my wife for 10 years then got married 4 years ago. Far as i was concerned we done it all the right way. We both concentrated o...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I think i want to be friends with my girlfriend

posted Wed 28, Mar 2012 at 2:26pm

Me and my girlfriend are both 18 and have been going out for about 3 years now, we live together and everything was basically okay apart from the obvious occasional arguments. but everythings chang...

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

Is walking away for the best?

posted Thu 29, Mar 2012 at 7:24pm

I really don't know what to do. I'm 19 and have been with my boyfriend for the past 4 years, we currently live together at university. We've been together since I was 15 and I've never had another ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Feeling trapped and don't know what to do

posted Mon 2, Apr 2012 at 9:46am

My girlfriend and I have been together for almost 8 years and we have three wonderful children together I love her very much but with the relationship as it is I am becoming more and more miserable...

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

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