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Avoiding sex, but worried my husband will cheat.

posted Sun 2, Aug 2015 at 5:42pm

My husband and I have been trying for children on and off for about four years now give or take. In those four years I've had six miscarriages. The last one was January of this year. Since the...

Tags: sex,marriage,intimacy,relationship,affection,miscarriage
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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

How do I deal with my ex- please help :(

posted Sun 2, Aug 2015 at 5:51am

So it all started when my ex and I met a year ago. We were pretty close friends for a while, but then X fell inlove with me. I didnt want to hurt his feeling so I got together with him (which was o...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

11 year relationship over!!

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 2:39pm

My girlfriend of 11 years split up with me just over a week ago however we didn't see each other for the last 2 weeks. I'm British indian and she was British irish. We got together when I was 19 an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Too Young?

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 3:39am

I'm an eighteen year old young lady. I'm transitioning my life into college and the adult world, but I've been dating my twenty year old boyfriend for a year and some now. I'm afraid to admit this,...

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Life transitions, Living Apart Together

past relationship

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 1:21am

My current boyfriend and I dated when we were teenagers but broke up. We've dated other people but my last relationship before our reconiciliation was with and older guy. I always did prefer older ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My future husband has a child and I can't deal with it

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 8:09pm

Hi there. Sorry for my English .I never thought I could ever bring myself in such a difficult situation. I'm living with my boyfriend for a year now. He is divorced from his ex wife ,they had a chi...

Tags: relationship,stepchild
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families

Trying to cope with his affair

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 5:31pm

Me and my boyfriend dated for 4 years, got engaged, and I broke it off a few months later because I felt he was not willing to work on small issues, such as communication and problems I have had wi...

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Sex and Affairs

Need advice Please!!

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 4:52am

My online boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 2 and a half years now, but in between we've had some break ups. The first time we broke up because of him, he said that our age difference...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

need some advice

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 8:06am

I have been with my boyfriend for a year now, everything was great in the first 6 months, and then he put on an increasing amount of weight and felt uncomfortable with himself, we stopped having se...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Feel like a fool

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 2:12am

Soo..any of you have an issue with intimacy. I do..serious issue with me. For a long time I thought he had low testosterone. I finally got him to go get it checked and the dr said it was normal. We...

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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 be untrusting in this new relationship?

posted Thu 26, Jul 2012 at 10:46am

I have been dating this guy for 3, nearly 4 months. We get on extremely well and are just entering 'exclusivity'. However, there is one thing that is bothering me and I can't get it out of my mi...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

my boyfriend works with his ex and when I ask for reassurance he doesnt give it.

posted Wed 25, Jul 2012 at 3:45pm

I've been going out with my boyfriend for 4 years and living with him for 1 year. I have always had a niggle about the ex that he works with, but it has grown out of all proportion and has started...

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

Should I stay, or should I go?

posted Fri 27, Jul 2012 at 11:03pm

I have been with my girlfriend for about nine months now. For the last two months I have been having some doubts about the relationship. One of the problems for me is that when I contemplate leavin...

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Together for 6 years, Married for 2, and I'm only 23

posted Sat 28, Jul 2012 at 9:18am

Hi Everyone, This is the first time I'm posting anything on here, but I think I really need to get some things out there and any advice anyone has will be most gratefully received. This is go...

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

is it really right to stay together for children?? please help me!

posted Fri 27, Jul 2012 at 11:35am

Hi im 25, been with my partner for almost 7 years, we have 2 children aged 2 and almost 4. we are not married but have been engaged for 3 years. He is a fantastic father to the children, loves the...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

would you go back

posted Sat 28, Jul 2012 at 1:07pm

Me and my ex split up over a year after being together for 11 years .He been having an affair, texting girl and chatting to girl on line and over the years he had at least 10 one night stand which ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

She is dependant on me and i dont want to carry on with the relationship

posted Mon 30, Jul 2012 at 12:13am

This ones long and complicated, My girlfriend is totally dependant on me for somewhere to live, food, money and sopport. she is in the middle of proving her right of residency in the uk, which ...

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Money, Work, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Bringing up getting married

posted Wed 1, Aug 2012 at 8:05pm

I'm 27 and I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 5 years. We've been living together for 3 years. I love him very much and I'm happy with our relationship so far, but now I am ready for marriage...

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Making a Commitment

please help, do i still have a chance?

posted Mon 6, Aug 2012 at 7:14am

My boyfriend have been dating for almost 2 years now. When I first met him, he was head over heels for this girl, his true love. From what he told me, she really loved him too. But she always rej...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

i dont know what else to do...should i just give up?

posted Fri 3, Aug 2012 at 4:53am

Back story...me and the lady I'm dating have been best friends for 4 years...as in seeing each other almost every day that entire time...we have been dating for the last year...lived together for t...

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Making a Commitment

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