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Can the relationship get better

posted Sun 28, Aug 2016 at 4:40pm

My boyfriend and I up until a few months ago were long distance. He moved here and we moved in together, a natural progression of our relationship we felt, and also it made sense. Things we're grea...

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

Will he ever marry me?

posted Sat 27, Aug 2016 at 4:15pm

So I'm not even entirely sure what I am posting this but it's been playing on my mind a little bit recently. I have been with my boyfriend for 2 years, living together for the past few months. We...

Tags: Marriage,love,living together,ex
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Does he still have feelings for me?

posted Sat 27, Aug 2016 at 7:12am

My partner and I broke up last week - I want him back desperately and I wonder if I even have a chance. He had been diatant for a few weeks and when i brought it up he told me he just didnt have th...

Tags: LGBT breakup love
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ruined relationship

posted Fri 26, Aug 2016 at 7:29pm

I am a 17 year old teem mom, I live with my boyfriend and things have been rough between us. I don't even know if I still care for him anymore. my feelings for him are all over the place. when I mo...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Should I be concerned...?

posted Fri 26, Aug 2016 at 5:41pm

I have this Malaysian boyfriend whom we were together for quite some time. Recently I've been re-evaluating our relationship as it seems we are not progressing anywhere and my feelings for him has ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

How is this acceptable?

posted Fri 26, Aug 2016 at 1:59pm

My wife and I were literally having sex when she brings up that shes upset that I dont want to work out and have 6 pack abs anymore like when we first met. This turned into an argument as I had to ...

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

Newly parents and nightmare mother in law drama

posted Tue 23, Aug 2016 at 7:59pm

I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have different backgrounds he is russian i am cuban. Recently I got pregnant and have had a beautiful baby boy with him. When his mum(hes an only...

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Becoming a Parent, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Seriously need to hear other opinions!! (LONG READ)

posted Tue 23, Aug 2016 at 3:56pm

Ok..will try to make it short but even then will still be long so here goes...(Thank you in advance for reading and any help/opinion/advice)... I am 33 and he is 43. We first laid eyes on each ...

Tags: love,sex,hate,help,advice,opinion,crazy,stupid,Christian,Domestic,Discipline,family,soul,forever,someone,husband,wife,viagara,bipolar,happy,peace,joy
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Need Advice On This Serious Matter

posted Sun 21, Aug 2016 at 11:08am

Hi guys. I'm going to get straight to the point. I've been with my partner for 2 years and I love him to bits but recently hes developed some habits that are seriously putting me off him. His hygie...

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

I got engaged and I have doubts

posted Fri 19, Aug 2016 at 11:11pm

Me23(F) BF25(M) We've been together for a year and our relationship is great. We lived together 85% of the year and learned alot about each other we shared family vacations, he supported me through...

Tags: engaged,single,married,relationship,advice,love,wife,husband,boyfriend,girlfriend,cheating
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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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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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

Should i be second to his friends?

posted Mon 17, Mar 2014 at 3:44pm

Recently my partner of 26 for nearly 2 years has been on a skiing trip with a bunch of his friends. He went for a week,which i was'nt too bothered about as i want him to feel that he can go and e...

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Friends & Family

Feel like a second class citizen

posted Thu 20, Mar 2014 at 11:26pm

Hello, I've been married for thirteen years. I love my wife but I'm feeling increasingly like a second class citizen in my own marriage. If I want to spend money on something I have to seek pe...

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Money, Getting on Better with my Partner

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