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Should we just give up!?

posted Wed 7, Dec 2016 at 12:20pm

Hello. This may be a long one, so please bare with me. So me and my partner have been together now for 3 years. We split up or as we call "had a break" a few months back and well only got ba...

Tags: Love,relationship
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Money, Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Too much to ask??!!

posted Sun 4, Dec 2016 at 3:10am

Hello, I have written many posts on here and here is another one. Is it too much to ask for a wife to want to spend time with her DH with the kids together, as a family? My DH is very self cente...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend is pushing me away

posted Thu 1, Dec 2016 at 12:58am

I am currently off work on long term sick and my boyfriend has been supporting us which I am incredibly grateful for. Recently the fact that he is the sole earner and I have no money coming in is ...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My boyfriend makes me feel like im not important, what should I do.

posted Wed 30, Nov 2016 at 8:29pm

My boyfriend is aware that I was sexually abuse when i was little that lasted about 6 years straight with different people in my family. To this point, I feel like I have not been able to cope with...

Tags: Family issues,intimacy,bipolar,PTSD,boyfriend,marriage,babies
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Difficult situation with friend

posted Wed 30, Nov 2016 at 5:31pm

Due to flooding I moved to a different flat a five minute walk away and then my boyfriend moved in with me. My friend who lives in the flat above at my old address isn't happy because building work...

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Friends & Family

Will he ever propose

posted Mon 28, Nov 2016 at 1:55am

Hi there, my partner and I have been together almost 5 years and we have a child together. I am 8 years older than him..I'm 43 and he's 35. I was married for 20 years and he has never been married....

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

does size matter

posted Sun 27, Nov 2016 at 2:55pm

My partner and I are having a few problems with sex, he doesn't want it much and I decided to tell him it needs to change, he does know it's a problem and we have talked before, my real question i...

Tags: size
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

What do I do about my non-intimate husband.

posted Sat 26, Nov 2016 at 4:03am

I need some advice, I have been with my husband for 18 years. Since we were 16 years old. We are on our mid 30's now and I feel like we have a lack of intimacy. I have a higher sex drive than him. ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Spending Christmas with his family

posted Fri 25, Nov 2016 at 6:50pm

Hi, we've been together for 2 years now. We are both final year university students and are living together. My family is far away (I haven't been home for more than 1.5 years) and I haven't been...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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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Boyfriend uploading pics of naked girls on phone several times a day

posted Fri 10, May 2013 at 6:41pm

Can someone tell me if I'm just being over sensitive about my boyfriend uploading pics of naked girls to his i-phone several times a day? I have this theory that if I was attractive enough to him t...

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Totally insecure

posted Thu 21, Nov 2013 at 4:18pm

Hi, I am knew to this type of forum but I am so pleased that I have found it and hope someone can just maybe help me through some problems that I am having with my partner. Firstly, I am in my la...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Advice on ex girlfriend situation, and possible thoughts on her intentions.

posted Mon 25, Nov 2013 at 11:05pm

Me and my ex broke up around 6 months ago. We were together for around 3 years and she was unhappy with our relationship in terms of time spent and some other details. She moved back to her home st...

Tags: girlfriend,advice,ex,sex,problems,trouble,love,like
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

11 years in... and TIRED.

posted Wed 4, Dec 2013 at 7:27pm

This will be long, but I will try and shorten the length of it... I appreciate all constructive advise. I'm 38 - this is my second marriage. I'm married to a wonderful if not deeply flawed man....

Tags: health and wellness
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Housework, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

The silent treatment ... please help.me deal with it.

posted Wed 5, Feb 2014 at 8:13pm

About every 6 months my husband of 2.5 years will get upset with me and not speak to me for days. Last time was in July and it lasted 5 days. This past weekend we had a fight Bc he drank too much ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Another woman- he says they're just friends

posted Sat 8, Feb 2014 at 11:21am

My boyfriend and I have been together over a year now. This time last year he was moody and would blow hot and cold, I recently discovered that that was down to seasonal affective disorder. We ha...

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

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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