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Avoiding sex, but worried my husband will cheat.

posted Sun 2, Aug 2015 at 5:42pm

My husband and I have been trying for children on and off for about four years now give or take. In those four years I've had six miscarriages. The last one was January of this year. Since the...

Tags: sex,marriage,intimacy,relationship,affection,miscarriage
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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

How do I deal with my ex- please help :(

posted Sun 2, Aug 2015 at 5:51am

So it all started when my ex and I met a year ago. We were pretty close friends for a while, but then X fell inlove with me. I didnt want to hurt his feeling so I got together with him (which was o...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

11 year relationship over!!

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 2:39pm

My girlfriend of 11 years split up with me just over a week ago however we didn't see each other for the last 2 weeks. I'm British indian and she was British irish. We got together when I was 19 an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Too Young?

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 3:39am

I'm an eighteen year old young lady. I'm transitioning my life into college and the adult world, but I've been dating my twenty year old boyfriend for a year and some now. I'm afraid to admit this,...

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Life transitions, Living Apart Together

past relationship

posted Sat 1, Aug 2015 at 1:21am

My current boyfriend and I dated when we were teenagers but broke up. We've dated other people but my last relationship before our reconiciliation was with and older guy. I always did prefer older ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My future husband has a child and I can't deal with it

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 8:09pm

Hi there. Sorry for my English .I never thought I could ever bring myself in such a difficult situation. I'm living with my boyfriend for a year now. He is divorced from his ex wife ,they had a chi...

Tags: relationship,stepchild
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Mixed Families

Trying to cope with his affair

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 5:31pm

Me and my boyfriend dated for 4 years, got engaged, and I broke it off a few months later because I felt he was not willing to work on small issues, such as communication and problems I have had wi...

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Sex and Affairs

Need advice Please!!

posted Fri 31, Jul 2015 at 4:52am

My online boyfriend and I have been in a relationship for 2 and a half years now, but in between we've had some break ups. The first time we broke up because of him, he said that our age difference...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

need some advice

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 8:06am

I have been with my boyfriend for a year now, everything was great in the first 6 months, and then he put on an increasing amount of weight and felt uncomfortable with himself, we stopped having se...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Feel like a fool

posted Thu 30, Jul 2015 at 2:12am

Soo..any of you have an issue with intimacy. I do..serious issue with me. For a long time I thought he had low testosterone. I finally got him to go get it checked and the dr said it was normal. We...

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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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being silly?

posted Mon 31, Mar 2014 at 6:53pm

well I've been with my boyfriend 8 years we get on great etc with the odd row but who doesn't? Anyway He's been talking to a girl online from a different country all the conversation are very i...

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Can he be Trusted?

posted Sat 20, Sep 2008 at 1:52pm

I have been with my partner for 5months now, i moved in with him after three and we were getting on really well and i thought maybe i had found the one, even in such a short space of time. However ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Im heartbroken and need advice :-(

posted Sat 23, May 2009 at 9:37pm

Hi there, 2 years ago I fell in love with a married man. We initially started off as very good friends for around 6 months until are feelings grew. He was older than me and because Im such a bubbly...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

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

I am not trying to resolve a painful dilemma but have been confronted by something entirely new to me.

posted Sat 30, Aug 2014 at 10:57am

*** up front, please do not respond to this with social or psychological opinion, particularly that of the current Western milieu *** I am a 32 year old American man living in the UK for a brief...

Tags: emotional bonding,impending marriage,physical punishment per her suggestion.
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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

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

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