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Intimacy is completely gone.

posted Thu 23, Oct 2014 at 9:21pm

My wife and I have been married for nearly five years now. Despite my job taking me away from her for days or even weeks at a time, we enjoyed a very good sex life. However, that dried up startin...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

Starting to be concerned about age gap..

posted Thu 23, Oct 2014 at 4:28pm

Hello, My boyfriend and I have been together for 2 years almost. He's 17 years older than I am (I'm 22). On a mental level, the difference isn't palpable and we get along great, we have a wonder...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Torn in between two!

posted Thu 23, Oct 2014 at 3:19am

Im an 18 year old female who has been in a relationship for the past 2 years and 8 months. The last year of our relationship has been long distance until two days ago when he returned from school.H...

Tags: triangle,love,decision,long,help,boyfriend,affair
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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

PLEASE HELP!

posted Wed 22, Oct 2014 at 5:08pm

Okay people- be prepared for a long post! I already know what most of you will say- get out!!! But it is so much easier said than done, when you are in love with someone. I am a 23 year old f...

Tags: boyfriend,girlfriend,age gap,love,lies,cheat
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Common issue?? Sex life,reward if found!

posted Wed 22, Oct 2014 at 1:15am

Hi there just looking for some advise,stories,scenario's etc... Me & my Girlfriend have been together since we were 16 (now 20/21) and staying at her mum's for the previous 2 years together,everyt...

Tags: teen,sex,couple,sex drive,libido
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Wife's sex drive has changed

posted Tue 21, Oct 2014 at 10:07pm

My wife and i had great sex life and anything went but now have a 7 month old baby so understandably her sex drive has changed. We still do have sex but she basically lets me get on with it so i do...

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Sex and Affairs

Should I wait it out....

posted Tue 21, Oct 2014 at 9:59pm

2 years ago I started having an affair. I made the decision to leave my family for the other man. He filled in what I was missing in my relationship with my husband. We were together for 6 months h...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Not sure what to think

posted Tue 21, Oct 2014 at 7:20pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 5 years. We have had many ups and downs from the start, but we get along fine. We live together and get on well, have a laugh, share similar tastes in music/films ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Should I forgive my ex or not?

posted Tue 21, Oct 2014 at 1:23pm

Hello, I hope you don’t mind, when the story gets a bit long.  Prologue: It all began with the fact that me and my friend both liked the same girl. I am usually very choosy, when it comes t...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

False hope?

posted Tue 21, Oct 2014 at 11:48am

Hi, I'm 27 and my boyfriend is 29 and works in the armed forces, we met online 1 1/2 years ago have connected so well, though we saw each very occasionally due to him been based 3 hours away from w...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

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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

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

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

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