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He is testing me, what should i do ?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 5:31am

hey there. i want some advice about my relationship. First of all a brief background he is my first and last boyfriend I met this guy in university he was the one to approach me first. we are datin...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What to do?!

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 4:05am

My bf and I have 1 child from a previous relationship, one together and another 1 on the way. All both of us work and we just bought a house together. He is the selfish type in a way. He will spend...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I need advice!

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 8:05pm

SO heres the story in a nutshell, My apologies if its long, i just want to get the information out so i can get the best advice... I have two men in my life currently and i have a huge problem ...

Tags: affairs,love,relationships,sex,long distance
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

exrovert boyfriend

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 5:17pm

Hi..my bf is an extrovert and loves to spend time with his friends,im more of an introvert and that sometimes create problem between us. We have been living together for two years but regardless o...

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Finding Time for Each Other

don't know what to do

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 4:23pm

I have been with my husband 28 years, married 18. didn't know he really had a sex addiction problem until recently. He had an emotional affair with another woman and has been attending sex anonym...

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

Insecure about me being independent

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 11:08am

My boyfriend of 6 months is my opposite in many ways. He prefers solitude as he grew up fairly isolated. I grew up in a large family and always had friends over and a very noisy household. I unders...

Tags: Relationship with your opposite,understanding differences,critical,acting out,insecurity,damaged self worth
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Forum friends or beginning of an affair

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:40am

My partner is on a certain forum all the time and been chatting online with people who have got same interests as him. One particular member contacted him to his private message box, and she is int...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

How do I take the first step?

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:14am

Hi, I have been in love with a girl for about 5 years,but I find it difficult to talk to her about my feelings. Since then, she moved off to Uni, and I have not spoken to her properly for about 2 ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend says he's in love with me but we only have sex 1 or 2 times every month...

posted Wed 17, Sep 2014 at 6:07pm

HI...So I’m so stumped over this...This has never happened to me before...I am a 29 yr. old female and he is a 35 yr. old male... We have been together a yr. and one month...Yes I know it hasn't be...

Tags: sex,no sex,porn,insecure,not loved,oral sex,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

Is it time for us to breakup?

posted Wed 17, Sep 2014 at 1:38pm

Me and my partner have lived together for thee and a half years and during this time me have gone through a lot of stuff but we’ve never talked about breaking up. Recently we moved from England to ...

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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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What's the deal with this guy? Online

posted Thu 11, Apr 2013 at 3:32pm

I met this guy through a dating site. I thought his posts were funny. Right off the bat he started talking to me, we exchanged numbers etc We've been speaking for nearly a month and he seems p...

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I love my "boyfriend" but theres this other guy. (sort of long)

posted Wed 10, Apr 2013 at 6:25am

So Ive been on and off with this guy for a year and 4 months and its honestly not a healthy relationship but i love him. He is the first guy i could ever be comfortable and myself around, but we fi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Should I forgive my friend?

posted Thu 11, Apr 2013 at 8:34pm

Hi, I usually don't look for advice online, but I really need an objective opinion on this situation to help me make a decision. I have been with my boyfriend for five and a half years, and we ...

Tags: relationships,love,friends,boyfriends,stress
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

Confused boyfriend

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 4:10pm

This is the first time that I am posting something personal about my life, but I am in a mess and I seriously need some help. My boyfriend and I were very good friends b4 we started seeing each ...

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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

should I be concerned?

posted Tue 9, Apr 2013 at 1:31pm

We've been in a relationship for past ten years, lived together for a while, but get along better living apart. All of a sudden he has been in contact with his 'first' from many, many years ago. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Traditional Parents Ruining Engagement

posted Wed 10, Apr 2013 at 1:54am

**I call my fiancé my wife in this post due to my laziness of typing fiancé over and over again. Lol** I love my wife. But her parents are driving me crazy. My wife is asian, and her parents are...

Tags: Family,parents,in laws,traditional
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Becoming a Parent, Friends & Family, Mixed Families

need advice!

posted Fri 12, Apr 2013 at 10:50am

I split from my husband nearly two years ago when he had an affair. I met my partner five months after, I have two young children but that didn't seem to bother him considering he is 9 years young...

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Where do i go from here

posted Mon 15, Apr 2013 at 2:51pm

Yesterday at her place, I had a talk with my overly spoiled girlfriend. I decided I was sick of constantly being her doormat and her, as she called me, “little piggy bank” that she could flaunt me ...

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Money, Housework, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

How to get over it

posted Fri 19, Apr 2013 at 8:56am

Hi all, I found out my husband was having an affair when I had a 12 week old baby last November, we split up for a while, but then decided to give our relationship another go. All the time he is...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Quick dating question, nothing too in-depth

posted Mon 22, Apr 2013 at 2:12pm

I'm part of a fairly big social group/friends that arranges events/activities together and I have been on a few dates with someone from the group. On first impressions chatting to her within the gr...

Tags: Dating
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