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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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Should I stay or should I go?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 5:30am

In summary: My boyfriend (35 yrs old) and I (23 yrs old) have been dating almost 4 years now (long distance 2 years). The age difference is extreme we do make a great team. I am finishing up my col...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Is this working?

posted Tue 25, Nov 2014 at 12:51am

I feel like my relationship is extremely boring. My partner doesn't seen to understand and I know he's a introvert but I don't think that is an excuse. We argue over his lack of converse. For ex...

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

Questioning if I should leave first time lesbian relationship...

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:52pm

Long story but I'll try to keep it short. I am in my first lesbian relationship for 3 years now. She's perfect, I couldn't ask for anyone to treat me better. She has always been gay, I have always ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

confusion why my partner holds onto the past

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 11:43pm

We have been together for a little over a year now. Things have been amazing. But recently people have from my partners past have resurfaced. Thankfully a couple just dropped off. But one is pe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Should I leave the past in the past, or move on?

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 10:31pm

I have been with my boyfriend now for over 2 years, about 5 months ago we moved in together. The begginning of our relationship was quite rough, a series of him cheating on me and lying about it, b...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Virginity: Our lies, truths and now a confession

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 5:11pm

Hello, my fiancé recently told me that he had sex with two previous girlfriends and one one night stand. He broke down and said he wanted me to know the truth. Let me go back to when we first met, ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

mixed relationship troubles.....

posted Mon 24, Nov 2014 at 9:55am

Hi all, guess I'm just here looking for some insight. I'm with my boyfriend of 7 years who is a different culture and religion. His family have always welcomed and accepted me and my family have no...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

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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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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

Is it possible to get the spark back? 6+ year relationship and feeling uninterested

posted Thu 21, Mar 2013 at 7:32am

I have no one I can talk to this about, so I'm posting it here. I have been with my partner for just over 6 years. I've been with him since I was 18, in my first year of college. He's a few year...

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

How do I get him to understand how I feel without him feeling unsupported

posted Thu 21, Mar 2013 at 11:27am

Hi All, Me and my partner have been together on and off for 11 years. We have a 14 week old boy and a 5 year old girl. A month before our son was born, my partner told me he was opening a new bu...

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Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Bringing up Children Together

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