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Partner wants to go travelling.

posted Sun 1, Mar 2015 at 11:11am

I have been with my partner for the last 6 and a half years and we have lived together for the last 5 years. We bought our first house together 2 years ago and have been in the process of decorati...

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Work, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

Need some advice, is it just me?

posted Sun 1, Mar 2015 at 7:48am

So my girlfriend that I have been with for about a year and a half whom I live with decided she was going to have her mom come over and stay with us for about a week. We've been having some other i...

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Money, Housework, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend quit smoking cigarettes and now acts like he wants nothing to do with me...

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 11:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together 4years and live together. He quit smoking cigarettes and is now acting like he wants nothing to do with me. He is going on two weeks now with out having one ...

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Need advice please.

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 5:30pm

I've been living with a woman 18 years my junior for close to 6 years. We have a beautiful 4?year old boy together. I have to girls from a previous marriage. After I got divorced it took me a whi...

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Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

marriage at crossroads

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:49pm

Hello, I really need your advice. I've been married for nearly 7 years. We have two kids (3 yrs and 6 mths) we both love very much. Our marriage never was full of harmony but there definitely was a...

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How to officially break up with a narcissist?

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 4:35pm

I have been with this guy for 2 and a half years & we have broken up once. He's been trying to make his way back into my life. During our two years, he has successfully made me think I'm crazy a...

Tags: narcissist,breakup,manipulation
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help me

posted Sat 28, Feb 2015 at 2:09am

hi, I have been with the same guy for the last 2 and a half years. I met him when i was 13 and he was just turning 15. I was completely obsessed with him for a year and a half before he finally ask...

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Life transitions

The Other Woman

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 3:29pm

I feel guilty for even writing that sentence but I've been the other woman for nearly 2 years now. I had no idea for the first six months, he referred to me as his girlfriend etc and I began to fal...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Sex and Affairs

Confused

posted Fri 27, Feb 2015 at 9:39am

I have this girl I met one night , after I met her I didn't correspond with her for like two to three days then she called me and asked about me and why I didn't check on her , I wasn't around then...

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

Is he drifting away?

posted Thu 26, Feb 2015 at 5:59am

Hello everyone, My boyfriend and I are in our early twenties and have been dating for a year. This is my first serious boyfriend and in the beginning things were going great. He was the one cha...

Tags: Drifting,away,boyfriend,communication,finding,time
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, 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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Current relationship and an old ex

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 1:11am

Hey everyone Well I'm confused with my current situation and just looking for some where to write down my thoughts and maybe get some useful advice a long the way. I have 2 problems, first is t...

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

Humiliated by my ex.. Can I trust another man??

posted Mon 17, Dec 2012 at 8:31pm

My boyfriend (now ex) were together two years, we lived in Spain together for 6 months and recently moved back to the uk. We found a lovely house to rent and I moved my stuff in on Thursday. On Fri...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I threw up in front of him and he broke up with me.

posted Wed 19, Dec 2012 at 3:33pm

I was seeing this amazing guy for 3 months. We were incredibly happy, really close and excited about our future together. We met online, and while he hasn't logged into his profile since the day...

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

Advice needed.

posted Sat 22, Dec 2012 at 10:24pm

I wonder if anybody can relate to this.I have moved from pakistan to Germany 9 yrs ago.the first few years were hardest.new language,unfriendly people,back to back pregnancies and breast feeding.we...

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Cheating?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 12:05am

Been reading up on the effects of cheating, They say 'When a couple doesn't engage in activities that were at once fun and fulfilling' it can lead to cheating. This happened to me after 3 years, i ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do as we are growing apart

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 8:55pm

I have been seeing my girlfriend for a year now, we had dated before, though due to moving to tertiary things had changed or rather it just vanished. We got back once again, everything was fine as ...

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

We're on a break...

posted Tue 1, Jan 2013 at 10:49pm

I initiated for us to go on a short term break (it's Tuesday now and it's only until Saturday hopefully) because we're doing a lot of bickering, taking each other for granted and not appreciating e...

Tags: Break,help,missing him
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Fading

posted Fri 4, Jan 2013 at 10:47am

My boyfriend and I have lived together for almost five years. We have been together for just over six years. When we were first together, there was a lot of excitement and we were magnetically ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Long Distance, Another Girl but with no cheating ... What do I do? What will happen?

posted Sat 29, Dec 2012 at 4:02pm

I've been in a relationship for 3yrs now. It was a rocky one with our ups and downs, but we are best friends and really care about each other. Our relationship was too serious too fast and most of ...

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

19 years of marriage...Am I being stupid.

posted Mon 7, Jan 2013 at 2:56pm

Hi everyone, I am new to this and I really hope that I can get some good advice, as I have no idea how to deal with the situation I finds myself in. My husband and I had been having problems in ou...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner

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