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Caught in a complicated situation whilst dating two guys!

posted Wed 1, Apr 2015 at 12:54pm

So I've been seeing two guys at the same time. The first one I was dating a while ago but it ended after three months. Two weeks later we reconnected and have done for the last two months. It start...

Tags: complicated,double dating,relationship,commitment
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Sex and Affairs

How should I ask him out??

posted Wed 1, Apr 2015 at 12:42am

Hi, I'm very shy and at work I see a guy come in all the time (a customer) who I find very attractive and I want to ask him out but I'm too shy to do it. Would it be okay to write my number on a...

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Making a Commitment

HELP, back to dating and dont understand guys

posted Wed 1, Apr 2015 at 12:21am

opinions please!! I have been single for 10 months now and this dating thing is awful... ok I have been talking to this guy I met online for about a month now. he was recently on vacation with his...

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Communications in relationships

I Don't Even Understand This Myself ?!

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 9:51pm

I'm new to the forum, am hoping to get some advice from an outsider .. Ok, so, around 3 years ago I had my last conversation with my then boyfriend (we'd been very on/off). I hung up the phone (n...

Tags: Help
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Commitment Issues, Attracted to other Women

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 9:33pm

My girlfriend and I have been together for 5 years. We live together in a rented property. We've been together since we met at University and are both in successful jobs, and we're now looking into...

Tags: commitment,issues,attracted,other,women,woman
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Distressed and struggling

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 7:54pm

Hi everyone, I'm new in this forum. I feel I really need some advice and help with my self. I am divorced and 42 yrs old. No kids. I was dating for 4 years and then I met my boyfriend. I have to ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Bisexual in lesbian relationship

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 4:29pm

Being bisexual is hard. My whole life I've been attracted to females, but I've always been with guys. I left a relationship with a guy to be in my first lesbian relationship. It's been a few years ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Boyfriend's friend thats a girl

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 4:09pm

My boyfriend's best friend is a girl who I'm not very close with. This girl has a huge crush on my boyfriend, but he doesn't believe it. I just found out from a friend that before we were dating,...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is there something wrong with me?

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 3:21pm

My partner and I have been together for nearly 2 and a half years. There are 6 years between us, and I moved in with him very quickly (We were friends beforehand). At first, sex was great. I cou...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Need Advice - Stay or Leave?

posted Tue 31, Mar 2015 at 9:42am

This post will most likely turn out to be very long. I'm not the type that trolls forums. However through out my life using forums to find answers has always been my go to. It seems that af...

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Sex and Affairs

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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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Is he being a bit over the top or is it just me? and how can we get some privacy?

posted Tue 13, Nov 2012 at 9:18am

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 months now and he is always asking me to stay at his but the things is his parents have such strict rules. I mean I don't mind the whole we can't sleep ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

just love or in love??

posted Mon 12, Nov 2012 at 9:58pm

I was with my ex boyfriend for 6 years and lived with him for 3. I started dating him when i was 15. We broke up in feb of this year. It was my choice. I felt as though something was missing and i ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Please help :(

posted Thu 15, Nov 2012 at 10:59am

A year ago next week, I met the most amazing person. He was just what I wanted and needed after my previous break up six months beforehand. However, I went into this relationship with some 'baggage...

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I feel trapped, and I thought I was good at this relationship stuff...

posted Fri 16, Nov 2012 at 1:26am

Hello, I think I'm writing here just to get all this off my chest. Iv been in a relationship for roughly 10 months now, and I know it may not seem like a long time, but I have just had enough o...

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I don't know whether to take him back :S

posted Mon 19, Nov 2012 at 6:53pm

A few weeks ago I left my boyfriend of 4 years. He is saying he is sorry and has realised what he did was wrong and has said he will change, but the problem is I really don't feel that I can forgi...

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is she just a friend?

posted Wed 14, Nov 2012 at 11:46pm

theres this girl that my boyfriend has been friends with for years. He always says how i should be more like her because she doesnt say anything to her boyfriend when shes angry and i do which he c...

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

Long-distance relationship. Help!

posted Sat 17, Nov 2012 at 6:08pm

I'm in a long distance relationship and I'm beginning to feel incredibly bitter. I am a grad student and we are different continents right now (I'm in London and she's on the East coast) so we wil...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

could just use some advice really i feel quite strong on my view but i always doubt myself, is my relationship as real as it seems

posted Tue 20, Nov 2012 at 10:06pm

Hi there, I have a turkish boyfriend (I know the response that provokes) we have been together for a couple of months, I met him whilst on holiday with friends but we were only friends or aquainanc...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

boyfriend loves me but doesnt want to be with me

posted Wed 21, Nov 2012 at 10:52am

Hello, my boyfriend and i havent been together for over a month now. he says he still loves me but doesnt want a relationship anymore with me, because i've put him off having relationships. on the...

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Cheating

posted Sun 18, Nov 2012 at 2:26pm

I have been with my partner for 5 years, we have 4 children in total but only 2 together, the youngest is only 8weeks old. My partner has constantly cheated on me throughout our relationship, al...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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