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Am I selfish or does he perhaps just not love me?

posted Thu 27, Nov 2014 at 7:31pm

Been together with my spouse 5 years - blended family, we are both middle-aged. In the beginning, he was emailing his ex about getting back together. That didn't happen (i.e., they did not get ba...

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

Should I end it?

posted Thu 27, Nov 2014 at 2:55pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and a half. We started dating when we barely knew each other & broke up a few months later because he was in love with someone else. We got back tog...

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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, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

Back to square one

posted Thu 27, Nov 2014 at 1:12pm

In short we have been together 8 yrs, married 3. Two children 6 and 4. Shortly after our marriage things became one sided, things were said but never acknowledged. We drifted, I wandered and had an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Should I end things now or try to push through?

posted Thu 27, Nov 2014 at 10:03am

Apologies for the rambles of this post, if you stick through it all and can give me advice I'll be so glad. I'm currently in the most serious relationship I've ever been in at about 6 months now. O...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

Relationships and porn!

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 10:56pm

My boyfriend and I have 3 about to be 4 kids together and have been together almost 3 years. Most of our relationship he has cheated on me. I finally forgave him because when I found out, I had jus...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Should I invite my boyfriend to Thanksgiving?

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 9:04pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 7 months. I'll save the tiresome details, but about a month ago things became very tense between us because of personal issues not related to the relations...

Tags: holidays
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Friends & Family

don't know if I trust him anymore

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 1:59pm

so my live in partner I who I have 2 children with had been looking up his ex on facebook, not just once but he is doing it a lot, just needing some advice on how to approach him about this or weth...

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Communications in relationships

im 18, in a year long relationship and its turned almost sexless

posted Wed 26, Nov 2014 at 1:38am

me and my girlfreind have been together for over 3 years , we broke up for a year but ended up back together i was in another relationship in that time and throughout all of our time together ...

Tags: sex,young,lack of sex,18 years old
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Am I right to want to leave.

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 10:41pm

I have been married 11 years. When my husband first found me I was living on the streets working and finishing school. Our first set of issues started with his parents saying I'm not welcomed in th...

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Sex and Affairs

Money issues

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 6:33am

Hi im not sure if Im in the right forum But I would like to ask your opinion guys My bf & I plan on holiday this coming Christmas. So far so good. We booked the flight While we were searchin...

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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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Sexual Frustration

posted Sat 2, Feb 2013 at 12:52pm

Im Katie 25 years old and have recently been dating a guy of the same age. I have not long split up from my ex partner who i was with for 4 years! Ok here goes... My problem lies in the be...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Long Distance Relationship woes

posted Wed 30, Jan 2013 at 2:11pm

Me and my now bf started talking again after at least 15 years of losing contact. We was friends years ago and enjoyed talking to one another. When we reconnected thru fb, I was happy to get him ba...

Tags: long distance relationship,stubborn,communication
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

I'm 25, she is 30, running into problems

posted Sun 3, Feb 2013 at 8:38am

Hi, I am 25, my girlfriend is 30. We have been together for almost 3 years and have lived together for the last year and half. She has come to the point where she wants engagement, wedding and ...

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What choice is right?

posted Wed 30, Jan 2013 at 4:23am

My girlfriend and I dated through high school and we just graduated, so its been almost 5 years. I think that we have had a pretty healthy good relationship, and she agrees, but there is one proble...

Tags: Love,missing out,scared,what to do,choice,college,moving
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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Should I stay Or Should I go?

posted Tue 29, Jan 2013 at 4:19pm

MY wife and I have been married for 5 years now. She is from the US and I am from the UK. We have a child of 3 years old and she has two from previous relationships. I moved over to the US and live...

Tags: dilemma,unsettled,selfish,confused
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Hellllp!

posted Tue 5, Feb 2013 at 11:09am

Hi everyone i need some advice really. Im very weird when it comes to guys and i can never seem to fall for the right guy and need help. Sorry this is long! Will give you a brief summary of previo...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

hes cheated can we get past it if so how?

posted Fri 8, Feb 2013 at 11:42pm

me and my partner have been together for 2 1/2 years and am 12 weeks pregnant (planned). weve never argued and nothing seemed to be wrong. due to certain circumstance he alowed me to check his web...

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Affairs and Jealousy

im loosing the love of my life

posted Mon 11, Feb 2013 at 2:29am

at the beginning, my partner came to see me, told me he loved me and asked me to move in with him i was living abroad at the time. i asked him if he had been sleeping with anyone else to which he ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

So confused - working and living together, it ain't working :-( (LONG POST)

posted Thu 14, Feb 2013 at 10:00pm

Cut to the chase - met a guy online 3 years ago nearly. I had come out of a long-term relationship (married) which I was never happy in, tried a bit of dating but didn't enjoy it then met this guy ...

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

Valentine's Day, and my relationship is over :(

posted Thu 14, Feb 2013 at 11:33am

I really need to vent. So to cut a long story short, I was with my (now) ex-boyfriend for a year and three months. Since we got together, I've had a lot of 'issues' with finance and emotional tra...

Tags: break up,heartbreak
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