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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


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

New boyfriend, rocky road

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 9:13pm

Sooo I'm kind of in a pickle. I've been with my boyfriend for almost a month. It's been a really rocky road though. The day after he asked me to be his girlfriend he lost his job... Not to mention ...

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All alone in Paris

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 6:40pm

hi myself and my partner set off for the airport this morning but I didn't realise my passport was still in the hotel. so we got to the airport and I realised and was upset. I couldn't travel, so ...

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Confused and not sure what to do?

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 3:19pm

Background, we have been together for 16 months, we share same interests and have a great relationship or so I thought! We have lived together for 14 months, and both work . I’m 51 and just st...

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Life transitions

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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


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


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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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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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

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


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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