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what is the right thing to do?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 7:42am

I have been with my boyfriend for seven years. We were pretty young when we started dating. Since then, we chose our carriers, moved to different cities...and are now living very different lives. W...

Tags: long distance relationship,break up,confused,getting married
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Making a Commitment, Living Apart Together

Should I be concerned about my partner's photo collection?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 4:00am

Myself and my partner are quite open with one another and we were discussing porn earlier on. I told him it doesn't really do much for me as I prefer to use my imagination and he said "maybe I shou...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I am unsure of what to do.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 8:15pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years now, but recently I have become distressed over whether or not I should stay with him. We are both 20 years old and have dated since high school. He has tr...

Tags: break up,relationship advice,advice,long term relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Really, really lost. My fiancée called off the marriage and wants to move out.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:27pm

I worry that this is going to be much too long for a lot of people but I can't help but to seek advice. The current situation: My fiancée and I are approaching our four-year anniversary of bein...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions

My aunt dating my ex and suddenly my life changes

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:24pm

My aunt (only 10 years older than me) began dating my ex (21 years ago-is when we dated), and while that seems like such a long time, it still bothers my husband. It bothers me that my husband feel...

Tags: Family,husband,aunt,ex,mom,hurt feelings
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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

IS IT ME?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:23pm

my boyfriend and I have been dating for about 8 months. At first he would touch me n rub me kiss n all that good stuff we had sex about 3/4 times a week, but now I get nothing.we don't live togethe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Not sure what to do next..

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 1:34pm

My boyfriend and I have been living together for almost 2 years. With my 2 daughters, ages 10 and 11 from my previous marriage. I have many communication issues. I shut down and seem to never talk ...

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Friends & Family, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Should I still be with him?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 12:53pm

I'm 17 and have been with my boyfriend for a year. We have great chemistry and love spending time together etc,. However, I can get annoyed at him quite easily.. I'm a very jealous person and can b...

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

Should I feel guilty?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 5:38am

Let me start with a little background. My husband and I have been married for a year. We have known each other for since high school. And dated for four years. I love him very much and we don't fig...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Dead end

posted Fri 17, Apr 2015 at 11:29pm

I am 55 yrs. old, been married to the same guy since falling pregnant at 16 in 1976 (39yrs) I feel as though I am viewed and treated as basically a mess he found himself in and is stuck with. I h...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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 leave my partner?

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 7:16pm

I have been with my partner for 18 months. I am 30 and he is in his mid forties with three children under 13. He is the first man I have ever loved, yet there are problems in the relationship which...

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

How do i stop my girlfriend leaving me? Please help

posted Sun 30, Sep 2012 at 4:31pm

Hi, so confused & i'm a mess right now with the unbareable thought that my family could end up seporated. I will explain the story of whats led to this, & any constuctive advise i would be really g...

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Confused and no one to talk

posted Tue 2, Oct 2012 at 11:51pm

It may take me a while to build up the background so bear with me. I was married for 13 years and have 2 kids from my ex who I adore. My ex cheated on me and it was a very acromonious divorce bu...

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

confused and sad

posted Wed 3, Oct 2012 at 8:44am

hi guys i have decided to post here as i do not have any friends that i can any longer trust to go to for advice.I have been with my husband for 12 years,married for 4 of them,we met when i was 20...

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A sexual addiction that is affecting both lives

posted Sat 29, Sep 2012 at 7:32pm

Hello and thank you for stopping to read my post. It is very hard to put it in a few words because of the complexity of the problem. But here it goes: my now husband admitted to be having a prob...

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

How to stop going round in circles

posted Thu 27, Sep 2012 at 4:29pm

My boyfriend and I keep going round in circles when we discuss the future - he has had a set view of the ideal way to live for a number of years before he met me, and will basically tell me how he ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

even just a little advice?

posted Thu 4, Oct 2012 at 9:37pm

um high... im a university student in my second year studying away from home, but go back at weekends/ hols etc for work and visits. i've been with my boyfriend for 14 months (so we've made it thro...

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

He will leave me if I don't sort my insecurities out

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 2:37pm

I have been with my boyfriend a year next week- we are very happy and very much in love- he treats me like a princess and does everything to please me. I am not used to be treated this well and hav...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is he cheating? What do I do?

posted Fri 5, Oct 2012 at 5:32pm

It started this summer (June/July area). My boyfriend began disappearing for long hours at a time. I’d go stay with my parents on the weekends and I’d live with him during the week. He’d be all snu...

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

Am I a fool or is she cheating

posted Sat 6, Oct 2012 at 5:38pm

My relationship is on the rocks. My fiance and have been together for over three years and I have issues that she may be cheating the evidence says she cheated at least two times in the year we we...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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