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I want to move to the next step (he is not ready) PLEASE HELP

posted Tue 18, Jul 2017 at 3:10pm

I have been dating one of my closest friends for about six months (we have known each other for four years so it is not as a new relationship). We are not that young as I am 27 years old. We a...

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Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Very Confused NEED ADVICE Should I stay or should I back down?

posted Mon 17, Jul 2017 at 4:53pm

BACKGROUND: I met my now boyfriend when I was 16 and he was 20. We had no idea it would turn into a relationship but 3 months of texting and hanging out once in a while turned into more than just a...

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Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Am I over thinking this or does my fiance have no faith in me as a person? What should we do?

posted Sun 16, Jul 2017 at 2:07am

So I guess I'll start with some background information. We have been together for 6 1/2 years and have been living together for just under 6 years. He originally moved in with me because his parent...

Tags: Relationship problems,arguments,the future,fears,illness,financial troubles
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is my girlfriend manipulating and lying to me?

posted Sat 15, Jul 2017 at 7:08am

Relationship of 7 years, when we first met she said some quite strange things. Mainly around how great her ex was in bed and that it never got boring but that he treated her like garbage. Sex b...

Tags: sex,lies,manipulation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Fiance financially caring for his family

posted Fri 14, Jul 2017 at 5:33pm

My fiance of 3 years (dated two before that) has been supporting his family financially since he got his first job. He has a younger brothef who also works that contibutes nothing. Since we moved i...

Tags: family,love,finances,stress
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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Should I break up with my girlfriend? (Please please help me!)

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 11:09pm

Hey everyone I'm a 16 year old guy and I've been in a relationship with my girlfriend (17) for 5 months now. When we started dating there was this wonderful spark between us for about 3 months wher...

Tags: boyfriend,girlfriend,teenager,relationship,breakups,trouble,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Help - i'm in a sexless marriage.

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 8:37pm

I've been married for 15 years and have 2 kids aged 6 and 8. I've reached an impossible situation in my marriage as my wife never (ever) wants to have sex. She has used every excuse under the sun a...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Daughter-in-law constantly seeking father-in-law attention

posted Mon 10, Jul 2017 at 5:57pm

Is she crossing the boundary lines? I have a daughter-in-law that calls/texts my husband almost daily. she isn't asking for advice or help. She is solely seeking his attention. We have large ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Jealousy control ?

posted Fri 7, Jul 2017 at 10:26pm

I got engaged in April 17 after a year together.This man swept me off my feet showered me with gifts romantic meals and gestures. However in September I went on a hen night when I seen him next he...

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Realtionship with Younger Man: I'm 43 He is 24.

posted Tue 4, Jul 2017 at 8:09am

I am widow for 4 years with 2 kids. I have a relation with a 24 year old guy almost age of my daughter. But he thinks and talk like a 30 yr old man. We are now in our 7 months, still going better, ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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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

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

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Should I stay?

posted Tue 19, Jun 2012 at 12:12am

I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over 3 and a half years now. We have had our moments but always manage to get back on track. A few months ago i decided to end our relationship a...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

No advice for singles?

posted Tue 26, Jun 2012 at 10:57pm

This website seems like a fantastic resource for those who may be struggling with relationship issues; especially when alternative therapy can be expensive. I'm impressed at the varied resources av...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Girlfriend "needs to be alone".

posted Mon 9, Jul 2012 at 11:46am

Been in a relationship for about a year and a half and when I saw my girlfriend the other day she seemed a bit off so I asked what was wrong. She said she needed to be alone for a while and doesn't...

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

Any advice Please.

posted Wed 11, Jul 2012 at 4:26pm

I have been with my partner for 4 years, we are getting married next year but are still experiencing problems. He has always suffered with alcohol problems, which I have supported him through. I...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Confused

posted Tue 31, Jul 2012 at 2:10am

After a lot of devasting upsets with my family and my partners, he randomly turned round and told me he doesn't know if he loves me any more and he is confused, however, he as remained the same aff...

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Worries

posted Wed 26, Sep 2012 at 5:20am

Idk what to do we have 21/2 months left until my fiencee lives for one year and all we do is argue about mostly nothing. We've been together for 3years and we can't mange one full convocation witho...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

How to help us thrive

posted Mon 22, Oct 2012 at 8:43am

I am in a gay r/ship and have been with my current partner just over a year with a one month gap. We are living together. The problem is we're so different in how we deal with things on a r/ship le...

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

Should I approach my Secrete Admirer?

posted Sat 20, Oct 2012 at 3:08pm

I like this guy but he doesn't know me. I only know him because I have seen him around at events, or read his blogs online, seen him on social networks,and people have told me about him, etc. Now I...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

is it me or him??

posted Wed 28, Nov 2012 at 1:11pm

like many of you i have no idea where to start...well i WAS with this guy , we got together june 3rd 2011 and i made him wait for certain things for personal reasons and he did...i thought i have m...

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

Boyfriend

posted Tue 5, Feb 2013 at 10:39am

My boyfriend hardly ever goes to school anymore. i consatly find myself looking for him. he bearly ever texts me, when he does he says 'iloveyou xxxxxx he doesnt want anyone to no about us going o...

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