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do I still have a chance with this older guy?

posted Wed 3, Sep 2014 at 3:34am

I go to my university's gym everyday, and I noticed a guy who I would see all the time. I smiled at him and he said hi, and the next day, he initiated a conversation with me. We would see each othe...

Tags: shy,college,age difference
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sooooooo confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 9:29pm

Ok so I was with a guy for 6 years we have a 4 year old lil boy we split up for 6 mo the because of his jealousy and him not being supportive. In the time we were broken up I hooked up with my ex t...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Relationship issues confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 5:11pm

Ive been talking to this guy for about a month with both of us agreeing on going into a relationship ive been on three dates out with him first day we kissed held hands and talked about alot. secon...

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

New girlfriend has slept with a married man and doesn't regret it

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 10:01am

I really don't know if I am over reacting on this, which I do have a habit of doing but I could really do with some advice as per the title, I've started to see a girl, I've known her for a good...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Anniversary Expectations (Long)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 8:37am

Tomorrow is our 25th anniversary. Actually, it is now 1:30am so TODAY is our anniversary. Over a year ago I began talking to my husband about what we might do to celebrate it; have a party, go a...

Tags: Anniversary,expectations,sexless marriage
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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

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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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family breakup

posted Thu 21, Mar 2013 at 9:29pm

I have been married to my husdband for 8 years and together for 10. When I first had my children I worked part time but as time went by I ended up going back full time as I earned more. My marriage...

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Playing his game re: online dating sites

posted Sun 24, Mar 2013 at 4:04am

I have fought with my boyfriend for years about everything and anything. Recently during one of our fights, he said that he went on a dating site and indicated in this rather arrogant sort of way ...

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

Dating advice

posted Sun 24, Mar 2013 at 10:05pm

so I sort of know what the replies maybe but I thought I would still ask. I've been dating a guy for just over 2 months. We talk everyday but he finds it hard to committing giving any time for...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

plz help me out this confusion ..and i want her back at any condition. i cant live without her

posted Tue 26, Mar 2013 at 5:09am

My girlfriend have taken a decision to break-up with me which is far beyond my and my frnd's expectation. she took this decision by herself. we have 4 year unforgettable long distance relationship....

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

women in our relationship

posted Tue 26, Mar 2013 at 10:07am

hi i have been in a relationship for 7 months to a honest caring man who i had known for 9 years but he has a load of women friends who likes to go out for drinks meals etc which i cant handle it r...

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Exhausted

posted Sun 24, Mar 2013 at 10:42am

Hi not sure if anyone can help. Life has been very stressful of late but the upshot is that my husband and I do not have any sex life at all and it is getting to me. His daughter from a previous ...

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How to maintain privacy with kids?

posted Wed 27, Mar 2013 at 5:37am

I am 34 yr old women.We live in one room flat.Yesterday me and my husband were having sex and our 6-year-old daughter suddenly waked up from sleep. We are usually careful enough to have sex only af...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

Should I tell her how I feel?

posted Mon 1, Apr 2013 at 5:32pm

A while back I met a girl online. Not on a dating site, but somewhere else, details don't really matter. We used to be incredibly close. We skyped every day, talking for hours and hours on end. ...

Tags: internet relationship,drifting apart,confessing feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Should I tell on him?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 10:48pm

So long story short, I have two friends; the guy and me have been good friends since college. The girl (his girlfriend) I met through him, but we became good friends relatively recently. About a...

Tags: should i tell on him?
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Affairs and Jealousy

Confused

posted Sat 30, Mar 2013 at 8:30pm

My Fiance and I broke up 4 months ago, we were together for 7 years, since we were 16. The break up came as a result of extreme stress and pressure due to having to move to another country for his ...

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