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Broken Trust

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 11:37pm

Okay first time poster and pretty nervous. I'm really sorry for the flood of text. I'm a lesbian and I've been dating my girlfriend for a little over a year. Everything moved pretty quickly and we ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Help with a recent separation

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 6:49pm

Hi. I split from my partner of 6 years just over 2 weeks ago. We were set to get married in august. I had issues with anxiety and depression and dealt with them the wrong way using drink in privat...

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Living Apart Together

solved

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 1:17pm

solved

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Setting boundaries

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 4:01am

My boyfriend and I have been together for 8 years and we have a 6 year old together. We do not live together. I have a 14 year old son from my one and only marriage. I kept my wedding photos in a b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What would you do?

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 11:27pm

Been seeing this girl for a little over a month. Been talking everyday since. We go out to dinner,stay the night at each others houses, etc. Both are 21. Called me her baby, her guy twin, and talke...

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The baby momma...

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 10:15pm

Me and my fiancée have been together for a while. When we first met him and his at the time current girlfriend were having a lot of issues. They had been together for 5 years and had even had a chi...

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Money, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

My boyfiend

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 8:31pm

I will try to make this as short as possible.

Tags: boyfriend
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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I am so lost

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:56pm

I am gay and have been with my boyfriend for almost five years. When we met I had my own career and was very independent. My boyfriend has his own very successful business and travels the world for...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

How do I handle my boyfriend's dog?

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:14pm

Hi, my boyfriend (34) and I (29) have been officially together for 9 months. We've hung out and known each other for about 2 years total. Just for the last couple of months has he come over almost ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Family problems

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 3:34pm

I have lived with my partner for over two years, he was seperated when we met, him and his wife had sold their house she had purchased another he was in rented accommodation they had a financial se...

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Friends & Family

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Festive end of the road?

posted Fri 31, Dec 2010 at 5:50am

This is, yet again, another argument over nothing. Last week was bad enough with an argument on Xmas day, followed by a series of arguments and me bobbing and weaving around different arguments and...

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How can i get my things back???

posted Tue 5, Aug 2014 at 3:43pm

My Ex of 5 years who left me out of blue...due to get married in aug...2 days after leavin me i find out he moved in with someone else from his work.. oh and now he is engaged to her....has my per...

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Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

He doesn't know that I know about the other woman

posted Sun 8, Nov 2009 at 6:41am

I found out my husband has been emailing/ texting/ chattng and talking to another woman! The thing is he doesn't know that I know. We've been married for 3 years. We had just got back from a weeken...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I AM IN DANGER...

posted Fri 29, Jul 2011 at 11:55pm

hi ..iam an indian girl of 27 years and iam in love with a guy of same age.. my problem is he is nt giving proper time to our relationship. we are having a long relationship from 5 years ago. from ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

cheating partner cut me off when I found out he had another woman

posted Tue 29, Sep 2015 at 10:59am

I was dating a man for 6 months. Before going into this relationship I asked him if he had any ex's who were still in the picture (been there done that thanks!), he assured me he didn't. So we da...

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

Will we get back together?

posted Sat 9, May 2009 at 5:37pm

I have just said good bye to my partner this morning after a 3 year relationship, we both didn't want to and we love each other so much but he thought it was best as we had both been arguing some m...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Advice on how to get my man to talk to me

posted Tue 18, Nov 2008 at 2:22pm

<p>anyone please got some tips on how to get my boyfriend of 3 years to talk to me? Sounds rediculous but its drving us apart. over the last 3 weeks we've spent time apart, in order to give each ot...

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

i am not able to understand what to do.. -

posted Thu 30, Jun 2011 at 11:16pm

hi m 26 years old women having a baby... my problem is that m married to a man whom i didnt knw before . here is my whole story.... it was my parents decision .my parents selected this guy for me ....

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Affairs and Jealousy

I'm torn between two men, my long distance boyfriend or a sweet guy I just met. How can I choose? :-(

posted Fri 21, Jun 2013 at 1:13pm

I’m 22 and I have been really depressed for the last 6 months! I met C online on a dating site. The reason why I registered on that site is that I wanted to find friends and practise my English ...

Tags: cheating,love,relationship,affairs
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Completely lost

posted Mon 9, Jun 2014 at 3:09pm

Dear All I am currently feeling lost after my partner of 8 and a half years left me five weeks ago He is citing a lack of communication and in particular lack of emotional intimacy as the cause...

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

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