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Could it have been cheating??

posted Wed 27, Aug 2014 at 6:26am

Heres the story- My girlfriend or so i think have been together for almost 6 years now, and living together for 5, I am 27-shes is 28. The first 3 years were great then it turned almost in to a ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Mixed messages

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 8:32pm

Me and my boyfriend have been in a long distance relationship for about a year now. Everything has been going great we see each other as much as possible and it's not a problem for us. But the las...

Tags: Distant,long distant relationship,acting weird,bipolar,depressed,confused
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What should I do please help :(

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 7:55pm

Basically me and my girlfriend have been trying for a baby for the past 6 months and now she is 9 weeks! We have had quite a lot of arguments and she has now come to the decision of having an ab...

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Do I Still Have A Chance?

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 2:37pm

Hello everyone. I have tis ex-boyfriend of mine, and I want to know the chances of us getting back together in college. We met each other in high school. Our relationship was going so smoothly, ...

Tags: College,chances,hope,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Don't know what to do anymore, Young mum with baby! and crumbling relationship!

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 2:06pm

Hiya everyone i have been in my relationship now for almost 4 years, My relationship hasn't been great from the start but you cant help who you fall in love with can you!! Basically i had my son 1...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Moving on

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 1:03pm

A while back the man I was seeing went home with a "friend" of mine. She is also in a relationship with another friend. Upshot was me and man had a chat and decided to be exclusive as we had only b...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Friend

posted Mon 25, Aug 2014 at 11:56pm

So my bestfriend of years told that she liked me and has for a years which I also have liked her too. and we kept talking and talking until one weekend we kissed and then she ignored me for awhile ...

Tags: Friendship,dating
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Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

My partner and I cannot connect while I'm pregnant

posted Mon 25, Aug 2014 at 5:17pm

My fiance (F) has been role model to my two girls 11 & 13 (D) now for 4 years. I am 35 and expecting our first baby in 6 weeks. I really need help with an issue. It has been a problem for months no...

Tags: Stepdad,teenager,pregnant,ignored,disrespect
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships

please please please go through this!!!!

posted Mon 25, Aug 2014 at 1:08pm

Hi! I am jack and in a relationship for 4 years with anna.. it was all good in the beginning we fell in love after she split with her ex.. a gap of 4 5 months i dont remember well... things were go...

Tags: love,marriage,breakup
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Me jealous, him friendly/flirty?

posted Mon 25, Aug 2014 at 2:10am

Hi, I have been with my boyfriend for 1.5 years. We're in our late 20's, live together and are serious. I am jealous, he is friendly, but something happened tonight that doesn't let me sleep. ...

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

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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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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

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

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

will he come back? I miss him so much...

posted Tue 5, Nov 2013 at 10:08pm

Hi, I'm new here and just hoping someone has some helpful advice for me. Me and my fiancé broke up nearly 2 months ago, I'm currently 21 Weeks pregnant with his baby. We were together for nearly 3 ...

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

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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