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Should i move on or just follow the Ex Factor Guide.....

posted Sat 30, May 2015 at 1:41pm

Hello guys, welcome to my thread. Im a 21 yrs old guy from Hong Kong. First of all, my gf dumped me in 13 may 2015, our relationship started 4 June 2011 , we were classmate. She was my first love ...

Tags: Breakup,SecondChance,Getmyexgirlfriendback,Theexfactorguide
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Word from the street

I'm so happy but the one thing missing is sex

posted Sat 30, May 2015 at 11:27am

I'm a 25 year old attractive female and have been together with my 27 year old very attractive boyfriend for 6 years. We are incredibly in love and meant for eachother, share very similar opinions ...

Tags: No sex,long-term relationship,sex,young couple,mid 20
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

I feel my partner may have been lying to me from the start.

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 11:17pm

I met him 11 months ago and we were both very independent. I have a 24 year old son who lives with me and his 15 year old daughter moved in with him just after we met. He hasn't told her about us a...

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Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Why Marry?

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 6:01pm

If a couple is not religious and neither person wants children, what benefit is marriage? Increasingly friends and family are asking when myself and my boyfriend will get married. We are extrem...

Tags: marriage,love,commitment,marry,relationship
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Making a Commitment

affairs and confusion

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 2:57pm

I don't really know where to start, I've been with my partner 6 years we've lived together for almost 5 and have two children 3 and almost 2. last year my got given 8 months to live and I went into...

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My dad's drinking is affecting my relationship with my partner

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 10:52am

A little bit of background...................growing up my dad was a drinker, not a violent one and still a good dad but I always felt second best to a pint of beer. So now aged 36 I am in a rel...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My Wife Wants To Buy A Car But.....

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 12:45am

We cannot afford to take on a car payment with our financial situation. We have two car payments going right now, and one of the cars will be paid off in less than 2 years. My wife wants to trade i...

Tags: finances,money,mutial respect
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Money, Work, Communications in relationships

Partner wants kids at a very bad moment of my life. What to do? Very depressed!

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 8:56pm

Hello, I am new to this forum. I hope you can help me with advice. I am in a relationship for 11 years and since 3 years ago my partner and I are having many issues. We started our relationship...

Tags: depression,problems with partner,parents sickness,baby
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Tips for final breakup

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 1:52pm

Me and my best friend were kind of brother and sister. He is 2 yrs younger than me.We are of same height. He then kissed me one-day and next day he starting touching my breast and smooching. And...

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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, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Me and Ex broke up what should I do?

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 1:18pm

Me and my ex broke up a month ago over a stupid petty argument. We have been together on and off for 5 years and I was in love with him no matter what he has done. A couple of weeks ago he was acti...

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Bringing up Children Together, 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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I don't know what to do:(

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 2:16pm

So i'm in a long distance relationship, with this guy. We've been talking, skype, MSN for 7-8 months. He visited me, we had a really nice week together. But now that he's gone, i'm not that sure i...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Old friends

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 1:21pm

I have an amazing relationship 95% of the time. so I'm looking for help. My husband has an old friend whom he admits he 3 years ago didn't want to socialise with him due to how he realised with ...

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

Please help - desperately need advice

posted Wed 5, Sep 2012 at 10:23pm

Hi there, I posted this a few days ago, and would like some advice from someone. I'm struggling so much to come to terms with my 2 year relationship ending :( i don't know what to do. I was wit...

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He says he didn't cheat... so why did he hide & lie?

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 10:57pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 5 years. He has been an amazing "step father" to my son & always put us 1st. I am his 1st real girlfriend & I was always afraid of him cheating or leaving bec...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

What to do

posted Fri 7, Sep 2012 at 3:57am

Hi I'm have this problem well it's not a problem idk what it is I've been dating this guy for about 6 or 7months and living with him before he popped the question we've moved the wedding date back ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Why she isnt dating me? Kindly reply from depth of your heart...its killing me

posted Sun 2, Sep 2012 at 9:19am

I Met Her In Bus 4 months back it was me who started starting at her ...I continued staring at her continuously for a couple of days (We Go to Office my same Bus but she boards the bus after me and...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

HELP! I have a boyfriend but i think i like someone :|

posted Mon 3, Sep 2012 at 10:32am

I have a boyfriend & we've been together for almost 3 years. He's been so perfect to me. I love him. I don't have any negative comments about him. But here's this guy.My long time crush.I admit unt...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Coping mechanisms for feeling lonely

posted Wed 15, Aug 2012 at 7:19pm

My boyfriend of 3 years has already explained numerous times he can't commit or settle down as a family. We have both been married before. I would love to be able to just walk away but I love him ...

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Making a Commitment

Absolutely no idea what on earth to do

posted Tue 11, Sep 2012 at 9:26pm

I have been broken up with by my girlfriend (I am a girl too) of nearly 2 years, and I am honestly a little confused about the whole situation. We were very much in love and very happy together, bu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

What am doing wrong?

posted Tue 4, Sep 2012 at 2:01am

I have been seeing this guy for a few of months now and it doesn't really seem to be going anywhere. We met at a club and he drove me home. Nothing happened, we just kissed. And i don't ever do any...

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

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