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My boyfriend snapped

posted Fri 19, May 2017 at 12:45pm

My boyfriend of four years went absolutely psycho tonight and i am currently up at a friends trying to work out what to do.. Our relationship had been going incredibly smoothly up until yesterday. ...

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Am I over reacting?

posted Wed 17, May 2017 at 9:58am

Okay so, I'm really jealous person and I have trust issues. (Reason for it is bc of something that happened in my childhood). For someone who is like this though I'm okay with my boyfriend to watch...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

He is mad

posted Wed 17, May 2017 at 12:00am

My boyfriend of 2 yrs broke up with me after Easter weekend. He said he was unhappy and uncomfortable in the relationship. This was after a fun filled weekend with his family. This was my 1st t...

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Relationship issues

posted Tue 16, May 2017 at 8:13pm

I am in a relationship with someone who cannot accept my kids from a previous marriage. She has no kids, and doesnt want them, but tried as she wanted to be with me. But we experience constant prob...

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Communications in relationships

Confused...please HELP!!!

posted Tue 16, May 2017 at 2:28am

My boyfriend and I have been together for almost three years. I have three children and he has one. I was married and divorced twice, and he was married once, engaged once and in a long term relati...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Worried about boyfriend's new female friend

posted Mon 15, May 2017 at 4:24pm

This is going to be a bit of an essay so I apologise in advance! To give you a bit of background, my boyfriend and I have been together for two and a half years and we have a house and a dog to...

Tags: relationships,female friends,cheating
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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Obsessing over ex and new girlfriend

posted Mon 8, May 2017 at 9:58am

I wrote on this forum a year ago when I just had been dumped by my ex who treated me so poorly in our 6 year relationship...I was with a narcissist and I had super low self esteem and this intense ...

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Is he cheating?

posted Sun 7, May 2017 at 12:24pm

I had a difficult pregnancy so we did not have sex for nearly a year. We recently had sex again for the first time. It was fine. But I had heard before that after a long period without sex, men usu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Should we stay together?

posted Sun 7, May 2017 at 8:21am

Hi, I'm 49, been living with my girlfriend for nearly 12 years. I like her, as a friend. But for as long as I've known her I've felt we lack something. I had no relationships before I met her. The ...

Tags: sex relationships
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

Am I just wasting my time. Should I break my own heart by leaving before he break mine

posted Sat 6, May 2017 at 10:00pm

Hi all, So where to start. Unexpected relationship both of us have our issues mainly caused by family. We met through shared accommodation and got together. Due to a housemate feud I wanted to mov...

Tags: trust issues,resentment,sexting,looking at other women,should I leave him
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

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Trouble understanding men!!!

posted Tue 27, Sep 2011 at 3:35pm

Hello! I've had a few bad relationships 1 of which was domestic violence and after being single for over 2 years I have started looking to date again. I am currently talking to a guy off a chat ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Can a man who beat his girl become normal again???

posted Sat 26, Nov 2011 at 4:33am

Hi First of all, just wanna precise that english is not my native tongue so I may do some mistakes in my writing, sorry about that. But still, I need advices so here I am. It s 2 years since I ve...

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Making a Commitment

Confused

posted Tue 8, May 2012 at 12:04pm

just recently finished with my boyfriend off 2years i dont no if ive done the right thing! we always get on so well an we love eachother alot but there were different issues with his behaviour that...

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Larry Flow

posted Tue 20, Nov 2012 at 4:11pm

I cheated on my girlfriend with his best pa; she became hurt and went and poisoned herself but was saved by a doctor. I wish to marry her, but do I quit her because of the poison she took? because...

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Should I try to work things out with my wife's affair or move on??

posted Sun 9, Mar 2014 at 5:04pm

The guy was supposed to be my "best friend". For five or six years they had an affair (even in my own bed and my son's bed). I never caught them, she finally told me about it and said she loved me...

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Affairs and Jealousy

How to keep the live strong while he over seas

posted Thu 13, Mar 2014 at 8:03pm

We got married June 16, 2013 while on leave we spent 2weeks together which we really didn't spend much time together. He left for another 6months then came home to spend another month together . Th...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Broken up/On a break with boyfriend...potential to get back together?

posted Fri 4, Nov 2011 at 12:44pm

Hi there, My situation is very confusing and could really use some help and perspective to see what's going on. I started university over a year ago now, and met possibly the most amazing uniqu...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Insecurity

posted Sun 6, Nov 2011 at 6:32pm

I've been with my boyfriend for nearly 9 months now. Although I liked him for 2 years before we got together. Anyway we're really well suited but the problem is I seem to just go on at him for no r...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Help me..... Is this all my fault.......

posted Mon 14, Nov 2011 at 6:58am

I dont know...... whats going on in my life. I want to share these thoughts because i feel really lonely and i dont have anyone to share my thoughts. I cant even share with my boyfriend because he ...

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Girlfriend has Affection Issues

posted Wed 16, Nov 2011 at 6:53pm

Hi... Sorry, but this is a big one: My girlfriend, from what I know of, has had some very bad relationships in the past where they have either cheated or just walked out on her without any expla...

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

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Having an affair but can't leave marriage

posted Sat 31, Jan 2009 at 9:57am

I really need someone to put my life back on track, to turn me back into the mother and wife I once was... a year ago, all that matters to me was my family whom I took pride in and would do a lot f...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Trying to right my wrong but so unhappy

posted Mon 2, Dec 2013 at 4:45pm

Hi my marriage became very one sided and I ended up being a single mum whilst married. Friends and family told my husband how things were but his answer was " she's well trained " and " she's alrig...

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Affairs and Jealousy

7 months on and don't feel any better after betrayal....

posted Mon 16, Mar 2009 at 10:07am

.....if anything I feel worse as the more I think about it, the more deception I see! My husband had been seeing a friend of mine behind my back for months and he was also e-mailing a woman off ...

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

Is sexual attraction and friendship enough?

posted Sat 15, Sep 2012 at 1:17pm

Hi everybody, ive been on here before in search of advice....im back again lol So im 23 male, and have been seeing/sleeping with a girl who i have alot of history with, we go back along way lots...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Newbie help please?

posted Mon 9, Jun 2014 at 10:50am

Not sure if anyone can advise but here goes. Brief history, married 34 years, 4 grown up kids, financially ok and seemingly happy. Wife had an affair 20 years ago but worked through it and stayed t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend doesn't initiate or want sex.

posted Wed 11, Mar 2009 at 6:19pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 7 months now. We love each other and get on amazingly well. However...he doesn't initiate sex with me. In the day he can be all over me, hugging and kissing m...

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

Seperated and heartbroken

posted Sat 7, Nov 2015 at 8:12pm

Looking for some advice as i just don't know what to do. Me and my Wife have been together for 8 years, Married for 4. When we 1st met we were so much in love, constantly kissing and hugging, we co...

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Money, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Found my boyfriend wanking

posted Mon 8, Dec 2008 at 10:18pm

<p>Help - I don;t know what to do.&nbsp; I just found my boyfriend wanking over a girl online.&nbsp; He was using his webcam and it eas obvious they were both at it.</p> <p>Please help, I feel so ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My Wife's secret affair with her boss!!

posted Mon 10, Aug 2009 at 11:46am

Hi all..Ive just discovered my wife is having a sexual relationship with with her Ex boss, this has torn my world apart completely. When she started working for this company 5 years ago she was war...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Really long term relationship with major issues

posted Sun 8, Jun 2014 at 4:13pm

My heart goes out to all of you whose posts I read about problems in relationships of a few years or even a few months. Looking at it from the long perspective (over 40 years) I wish you all co...

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

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