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Moscow clubs capitalize on lonely women starved for affection.

posted Sat 1, Oct 2016 at 12:47am

Women sitting alone together in a cafe would not give most observers pause, but in Russia, a group of women alone acts as a reminder of the country's deficiency in marriageable men. Lonely Russian ...

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Offline matchmaking making a serious rebound

posted Sat 1, Oct 2016 at 12:43am

After nearly 20 years of growth in the online dating/matchmaking industry, offline is making a big comeback. Why online matchmaking is prone to massive fraud, intentional and unintentional. Men com...

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Neighbor scaring me

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 3:01am

Hi, I'm just looking for some opinions on something going on right now with my neighbor. I'm happily married 4 years, we have two kids, things with my husband and I are overall good. We have kno...

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

Long term relationship; should I be leaving for good?

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 1:39am

I have been dating my boyfriend for almost 2 years. We've been together in high school and we're now in our freshman year of college. Our relationship has had many ups and downs and when I probably...

Tags: long-term relationships,advice,asap,boyfriend,leave or stay
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What do I do

posted Thu 29, Sep 2016 at 12:52am

Me and my partner have been together for 7 years we have 3 children and one on the way the relationship doesn't feel like a relationship we don't sleep together we sleep separate we don't do anythi...

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Bringing up Children Together, A Psychologist's Perspective

I want to read between the lines...Should I?

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 7:54pm

We've known each other for 2 1/2 yrs. We met thru my work. We live 5 hrs apart. She is a 1st Responder and I'm in outside sales. For the last 12 mos, we've spoken regularly and visited each month. ...

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

IS MY WIFE STARTING TO HAVE AN EMOTIONAL AFFAIR?

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 5:13pm

I busted my wife sexting in 2011 with a day care provider. She was complaining that were weren't connecting at the time which is true. The way she went about the whole thing initially was to cast a...

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

Hate Mornings and morning talks

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 2:30pm

I have a particular situation. I am NOT a morning person. I would rather spend my drive to work focusing on work, instead of talking about random nothings with my mate. The result of this is a morn...

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

Choosing between wife and daughter

posted Wed 28, Sep 2016 at 5:54am

My man who is an amazing boyfriend and father can't figure out how to juggle his six year old daughters needs and me as his potential wife. Not only do i go through baby mama drama but we have to p...

Tags: love,daughter,distance,choices,happiness,selfish,job,income
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Work, Living Apart Together

Interacacial sex

posted Mon 26, Sep 2016 at 12:13pm

All i think about is interacial sex (black men with white women) im white btw im not being over confident but i have good build n genrally quiet good looking most women think anyway. it stemed ...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

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my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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

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

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

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

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

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

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

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Am i too boring? (this chunk of text is at least)

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 10:42am

So, me and my boyfriend are very much in love, we have been together 15months today. we have spent pretty much the whole of the past 2/3 weeks together. not because we have made it like that, but w...

Tags: love,shy,timid,not the same,im trying,am i wrong?
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Getting on Better with my Partner

I am a stay at home mom, at his request, so why doesn't he respect what i do?

posted Tue 11, Feb 2014 at 6:13am

We've been married for 17 years. We have 4 boys ages 16, 13, 10 and 7. I felt very strongly in the beginning of our marriage that despite him asking me tho commit to being a stay at home mom, I nee...

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Money, Work, Housework, Becoming a Parent, Bringing up Children Together

I'm in a long term relationship but having feelings for someone else.

posted Mon 10, Feb 2014 at 6:41pm

My girl and I have been with each other 3 years, we've been living with each other for six months. For awhile we've been going through some problems with communication and intimacy a lot of it is c...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

No idea what to do here :-(

posted Thu 13, Feb 2014 at 3:54pm

My partner and I were together for 4yrs and were really happy. We've got a toddler together and got engaged 2yrs ago. Then suddenly last May, just before my birthday, he dumps me. He just left with...

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He has no interest in sex

posted Mon 17, Feb 2014 at 10:36pm

I don't know what to do anymore and I'm at the point where I can only ask this site. My fiancé has no interest in sex at all. We met and got engaged fast and moved in together. There's a 6 year age...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

My ex partner has contacted after 10yrs

posted Thu 20, Feb 2014 at 12:52pm

Ten years ago I was in a relationship with my soulmate, he was married at the time and he had a drug problem. We split up after a 2 yrs ish and he went to prison for drug offences but I'd turnt my ...

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Oh, MIL

posted Mon 3, Mar 2014 at 4:07am

I need advice on how to get over this. I told my husbands mother some things about my husband, and she ended up saying some really terrible, untrue things about me. She went behind my back to my hu...

Tags: mother-in-law,husband
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Friends & Family

In desperate need of some advice

posted Thu 27, Feb 2014 at 2:49pm

Hello people I'm in great need of some advice. I'll try and keep this brief but descriptive. Basically me and my partner have been together for some 5/6 years now, we've had our ups and downs...

Tags: cheating,lying,help,advice,support,deception
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Affairs and Jealousy

Cancer, but whats for dinner?

posted Thu 6, Mar 2014 at 3:36am

Today I went to the doctor on my lunch hour, to be told I have cancer. I have thought I might have it for a little while however I didn't voice my fears I briefly mentioned it to my fiancé and left...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

In a romantic relationship? Please participate an online study!

posted Tue 11, Mar 2014 at 11:16pm

Hello there, My name is David de Jong. I'm working on my PhD dissertation at University of Rochester. I study the sexual aspects of romantic relationships. I'd like to post an invitation to p...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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