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'useless, incompetent girlfriend' he said.

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 1:16pm

Myself and my live in partner had a massive row last weekend over how to cook the dinner. Long story short I added boiling water instead of cold to the mix and my partner reacted like a just kille...

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Communications in relationships

Will she or won't she? It's complicated!

posted Mon 22, Sep 2014 at 12:09am

Looking for your help folks. There's a girl who, up until a month ago, had been a work colleague of mine for almost 12 years. We've always been close friends but never had any romantic interludes. ...

Tags: Dilemma,relationship,help.
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

I'm his best friend's ex-girlfriend

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 10:11am

Hi, I just wanted to ask people's opinions of the current situation... Here's a brief look of it: - dated and lived with (at his house) my ex boyfriend around 2007 till 2010. This ex boyfriend i...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

My relationship is hanging on a thin thread

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 8:06am

my boyfriend and i arent seeing each other as often anymore we were so used to seeing each other during high school but everything changed now we are both in college and we have different days and ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What does all this mean

posted Sun 21, Sep 2014 at 1:14am

I have known this guy since I was 17 we were always just friends and nothing more than that. We are now 27 years old.A month ago he found me on tinder and we went on a date to a bar so I can drink...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Seems to be no passion or itimacy left in partner

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 11:28pm

I will try to keep this short. I have a partner of 16 years, in which I have 3 kids with, not married. About 5 1/2 months ago we had a fall out that nearly ended our relationship over the issue of ...

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

Both married but just seen each other again, after 16 years. Just so confused by his behaviour!!!!

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 5:25pm

I was 35 just about to go thru a divorce and he was 29. We hooked up into a pretty turbulent relationship and I wasnt always the most reasonable person. His patience with me was incredible and, l...

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Long term boyfriend or crush?

posted Sat 20, Sep 2014 at 12:55am

I have been dating my boyfriend (name removed by moderator to protect anonymity) for about 3 years, since we were in college. He was my first relationship, kiss, everything. For the past 6 months o...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, A Psychologist's Perspective

I need your help & advise please! I'm so confused! :(

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 12:58pm

Hi, here's my story. I am with my boyfriend for almost 5 years now and we are currently living together, we had a child but he died when he was still in my tummy and It really broke my heart but I ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

My actions are in excuseable what to do now?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 11:21am

hi all my bf has a son who tries to commit suicide and has done self harming to a point where he slashes his wrists in front of the entire class in school. he did it on my birthday too. i am havi...

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Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

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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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Old age affair for my partners grandparents

posted Wed 13, Mar 2013 at 5:24pm

It will probably sound insensitive of me to write this post but I'm asking whether my attitude makes sense to other people, it undoubtedly doesn't to my boyfriend. Ok, My boyfriend's grandfather...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

What do I do move in or move on?

posted Tue 12, Mar 2013 at 10:40pm

My boyfriend of three years has a lot of good qualities that I love him for. He is also very loving to my six year old son. (who's father has passed away last year) there is one main issue that thr...

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Making a Commitment

All my self-worth is gone and I can't take anymore.

posted Thu 14, Mar 2013 at 11:30am

I'll try not to ramble on too much but I really don't know what to do anymore. This is literally my last port of call before I lose the last piece of sanity I'm clinging to. To summarise, my fia...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Boyfriend, parents and housework.. help!

posted Tue 5, Mar 2013 at 7:22pm

This might be quite a common problem girlfriends may incur with a man that still lives at home with his parents, and i have heard of problems similar to mine but i believe this case to be worse tha...

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

Keeps walking out

posted Sat 16, Mar 2013 at 7:50pm

Hi, my partner of 2 and half years, keeps walking out, every time we have a argument. It leaves me feeling scared and worried that she is not going to come back one day. I wish I knew how to handl...

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How do i boost my mans confidence

posted Mon 18, Mar 2013 at 5:31pm

My partner says he loves me, and I know he does. I love him too. He seems to have an issue with sex. He doesn't initiate it at all, I have to ask for it. He has eczema and I know this has dente...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

My cousins and I

posted Wed 20, Mar 2013 at 4:39am

Hi, Would really appreciate some advice. I have 2 cousins that I hardly ever talk to, only when it's occasions like when the family gather for Christmas or some Birthdays, and I really want t...

Tags: family cousins relationship
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Friends & Family

My partners changed

posted Tue 19, Mar 2013 at 7:04pm

My partner and I have been together for just over four years. We have had our ups and downs, but we have got through our problems and came out stronger. Last week he turned round and said to me ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

He Lies about small things, but i have trust issues!

posted Mon 18, Mar 2013 at 10:50pm

I have major trust issues from previous relationships and the fact that hes lying to me an too my face when he knows i can tell! My partner says hes quit smoking all but 2 a week while he's at work...

Tags: Lying,smoking
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

I'm lost for trying so hard...

posted Mon 18, Mar 2013 at 10:39am

Tags:He can't talk to his female friends in front of me (he only has female friends). I encourage him to talk to them in front of me but he still says he can't do it... We met on a dating site,and ...

Tags: Relationship problems
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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