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the end is nigh and ive no way to stop it

posted Sat 25, Oct 2014 at 9:36pm

ive been with my boyfriend for 5 years. For the past year he has been dealing with severe depression and has only just told me of this afew weeks ago. we havent had sex for over a year, he says he...

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

Is He a Scared To Commit?

posted Sat 25, Oct 2014 at 12:49pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years (known each other for 7 years). I live in London and he lives in Newcastle. For the past few years we have been planning our future together; working towar...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions

Worth waiting around or should I just be brave and move on

posted Sat 25, Oct 2014 at 11:46am

I have been with my boyfriend for five years. I'm 26 and he is 29. He currently lives with his mum and younger brother who is 28. I live with my mum and 7 brothers and 3 sisters. I currently sleep ...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Living Apart Together

do men think with their head and not their heart?

posted Sat 25, Oct 2014 at 7:23am

I moved to a new state to follow my boyfriend who had been offered a new job. Initially it was just supposed to be for a couple of years and i was really supportive. But as his job is going really ...

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Making a Commitment

I want my girlfriend back

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 4:51pm

Hi i was with a girl for a short time but during this time we had a great time and she helped me through some very tough times, just ove 2 weeks ago she split with me saying she didnt have the feel...

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Social Detachments

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 4:16pm

My new relationship is going well, except for social situations. My partner seems to disconnect both physically and emotionally when ever we are in a group. For example, when offered a seat, she al...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Want my bf to come back

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 3:17pm

I was in a long distance relationship. We never saw each other but used to chat and talk day and night. Our parents were also aware. Basically we tried to know each other well for marriage. We fell...

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Sex and Affairs

Everything I thought I knew is wrong.

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 2:56pm

I have known my boyfriend for 6 years. He was my brother's roommate in college. It really was a notebook type of romance, where so many years have gone by and there was always a tension between ...

Tags: sex,intimacy,communication,relationships,long distance,sexual trauma
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Re-posting... AGE GAP... please help

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 10:58am

Okay people- be prepared for a long post! I already know what most of you will say- get out!!! But it is so much easier said than done, when you are in love with someone. I am a 23 year old ...

Tags: love,age gap,marriage,confused,help
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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

How can i get him to do more or am i imagining i do more?

posted Fri 24, Oct 2014 at 10:19am

Ok so it's a hot topic between us, i feel like i do everything n' he does nothing. The situation: I work a 9-5pm mon-fri job, Partner works 12hr shifts (on and off shore)can be 7 days straight. L...

Tags: partner,housework,fights,stressed,help
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Housework, 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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What do I do

posted Fri 5, Apr 2013 at 11:56am

Ok I will try and make this short. I have been with my husband for 20 years married 16 and have two children. My husband had a 3 month affair with the neighbor. She has done nothing but try and cau...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I can't stand my boyfriend's female friend?

posted Tue 26, Feb 2013 at 1:29am

I'll warn right now, this is a long post! My boyfriend and I have been together for over 3 months now, though it feels like it's been 3 years. We're madly in love and both cannot imagine life with...

Tags: female friend,boyfriend,dislike
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Help me please. I really want me and my girlfriend to work.

posted Wed 10, Apr 2013 at 7:46pm

Well, I've been seeing this girl for 4 and a half months now and 1 month ago we broke up for almost a week here's the story: Me and her started going out and I really was falling for her she seem...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Lost

posted Mon 8, Apr 2013 at 1:06pm

Hi I found out on valentines that my h was having an affair, after she (his affair) rang me calling me every name under the sun after he hasn’t gone to live with her that week she put 2 /2 together...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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

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