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New girlfriend has slept with a married man and doesn't regret it

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 10:01am

I really don't know if I am over reacting on this, which I do have a habit of doing but I could really do with some advice as per the title, I've started to see a girl, I've known her for a good...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Anniversary Expectations (Long)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 8:37am

Tomorrow is our 25th anniversary. Actually, it is now 1:30am so TODAY is our anniversary. Over a year ago I began talking to my husband about what we might do to celebrate it; have a party, go a...

Tags: Anniversary,expectations,sexless marriage
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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

In a serious relationship, old co-worker is interested in me, need advice!!!

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 3:21am

Hi everyone, I'm in a serious relationship with my partner of 3 years and we have a 7 month old son. I love him very much and he's a great dad to our son. We fight about money and other things li...

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Where to go from here?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 10:07pm

I met this girl about 6-8 months ago. And for 3/4 of the time I have got on perfectly fine and their was lots of people who kept telling me and her to date ect and stuff at work. Since I asked her ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Been in a relationship with my best friend for 5 years. We are thinking of breaking up?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 4:56pm

Hi, don't normally do these kind of things but have no one to talk to about these things. I have a very close relationship with my best friend. We have been "together" for around 5 years. It's per...

Tags: breakup,love,relationship,separate,gay,in love,future,advice,family,friend,best friend,children,help
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

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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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Husband - communication issues

posted Fri 26, Apr 2013 at 5:34am

I am having/creating issues with being suspicious of my husband. He has never been unfaithful physically - however, he is often having chats/emails with 'female colleagues' that I think can be mis...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I love him too much to leave him, but we can't carry on like this. Should we go on a break?

posted Sun 28, Apr 2013 at 6:53pm

I've been with my boyfriend for nearly 4 years now. He's been my first love and first everything. We used to love each other very much and I know he would have done anything for me. He treated me...

Tags: Break,couple,distance,love
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

virginity problem

posted Sun 28, Apr 2013 at 7:28pm

i have recently got into a relationship with a girl about 2 weeks ago but she has told me that she has lost her virginity to another man. the problem is i am still a virgin and feel like i am going...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Downward spiral relationship! HELP PLEASE!!!!

posted Mon 29, Apr 2013 at 5:08am

I really need some experienced advice about my relationship, though it doesn't even feel like it. Im 20 years old and my boyfriend is 22 and we are on the brink of breaking up. Im a sophomore in...

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

Just found out my gf has an std. Not sure how to handle it.

posted Mon 29, Apr 2013 at 6:43pm

I've been in a LDR for almost 2 years. She's visited me, and I've visited her. We've had sex many times each time we've seen each other. A commitment has already been made that one of us is movin...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

communication, loneliness

posted Sun 28, Apr 2013 at 7:30pm

Hello everyone i am looking for an imput in my relationship, i have being with my child father six years now, right we have a child together the child stays with my mother becuz we dont have enough...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

Why does physical contact with my girlfriend repulse me when I love her?

posted Thu 2, May 2013 at 1:43pm

Hi all, I feel bizarre doing something like this as it's pretty out of character for me but if anybody can help me you have a friend for life! I've been with my partner for almost 3 years and f...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Very Confused

posted Fri 3, May 2013 at 4:49pm

Me and my partner have been dating for about 7 months and he lives in another town apart from me and we have planned that he will move in with me. We were happy up until recently and I don't know ...

Tags: respect,love,jealousy,hurt
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

He's practically a virgin

posted Fri 3, May 2013 at 11:56pm

Lots of people won't approve, but I have a reasonably open relationship with my husband, and and looking to experiment with a new relationship with another man, this in itself is nothing new and I ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Cut off by partner of 1 year.

posted Sun 5, May 2013 at 10:44am

I have been in a relationship for a year. When we met we were both taken aback by how well we seemed to work together; we shared values, interests, tastes and a fulfilling physical relationship. ...

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