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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

In a serious relationship, old co-worker is interested in me, need advice!!!

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 3:21am

Hi everyone, I'm in a serious relationship with my partner of 3 years and we have a 7 month old son. I love him very much and he's a great dad to our son. We fight about money and other things li...

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Where to go from here?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 10:07pm

I met this girl about 6-8 months ago. And for 3/4 of the time I have got on perfectly fine and their was lots of people who kept telling me and her to date ect and stuff at work. Since I asked her ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, 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, Sex and Affairs

Been in a relationship with my best friend for 5 years. We are thinking of breaking up?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 4:56pm

Hi, don't normally do these kind of things but have no one to talk to about these things. I have a very close relationship with my best friend. We have been "together" for around 5 years. It's per...

Tags: breakup,love,relationship,separate,gay,in love,future,advice,family,friend,best friend,children,help
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Life transitions

So confused about my relationship

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 2:50pm

Hi, I had sex with my gf yesterday, she is 21 and Im 25. i made her to sit on top of me and i dint guide my penis towards her opening with my hands. It went inside her vagina just like that and i ...

Tags: relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

is my wife right for being mad at me for doing occasional favor for family because she thinks those are unreasonable requests from my family?

posted Sun 31, Aug 2014 at 3:56am

Hi, My wife just got awfully mad because I agreed to babysit my sister's kids on sunday afternoon (4-9pm) while she and her husband are going out to a birthday party. This is the 2nd or 3r...

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

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problems with guy please help?

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 6:18pm

ok so i have been talking to a guy who i met online for about 8 months now but he is quite a lot older than me i am 17 and he is 31 and has been single for 6 years , and i dont think he is a playe...

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

Can I trust her

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 1:35am

This is a two fold problem . Our relation is up and down, My Fiance of 19 months always expresses her self by swearing. Last week we wen out to a Casino with friends and every second word was fowl,...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Fallen out of love

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 2:54pm

What do you do when after being with somebody for 29 years and you find out over a period of time that you don't really have anything in common anymore, that you have drifted apart so much your pa...

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Money, Getting on Better with my Partner

Am I being unreasonable

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 7:15pm

I met my new boyfriend a month 5 weeks ago in a club back home in the North-East after an hour of him staring at me and going red he finally plucked up the courage to ask me out on a date, we have ...

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

a bit scared about the future...

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 11:23pm

Usually when i read articles about relationship issues - i read recomendations like u should be more tolerant to each other, be more caring and explain to your partner how much you love this person...

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

So confussed

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 10:09am

Please help, have no idea who to turn to for some unbiased advice. Been with my partner for 10 years, we have a child together. It has been a very fragile relationship for the majority of that t...

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Making a Commitment

i'm worried my boyfriend is cheating on me :(

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 10:25am

So I did something I thought I'd never do. I've met someone on an online gay dating site, I never thought I would but I did. I spoke to him online for a good month and a bit before i got the con...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I just dont know!!

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 3:10pm

Well I just dont know where to begin. I have been dating my boyfriend for the last 9 months and two weeks ago my tenancy was up on my house and we had discussed us moving in together. He had asked...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I don't know what to do! (My boyfriend and his family)

posted Tue 6, Oct 2009 at 2:01pm

I'm struggling with my boyfriend at the moment. He's very close to his parents and older sister (he's 25) His mum has has just been diagnosed with cancer and is starting chemo - it's 100% curable b...

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Money, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

When do you say enough is enough ?

posted Thu 8, Oct 2009 at 3:43pm

I am a mid 40's bloke, married for 20 years, two kids at school, who is living in a marriage where my wife does not display any real affection or is prepared to share any intimacy with me. This is...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner

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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

What do I do now?

posted Wed 21, Apr 2010 at 4:17pm

I have just recently split up with my husband of 10 years, we have been together for 13 years in total. We are very lucky and have 2 wonderful children together. Throughout our married life we re...

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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

after all the posting, i just had to make my own thread... on-topic but not seeking advice

posted Wed 2, Jul 2014 at 8:25pm

This whole posting thing can be like a nightmare... this may get long... feel free to zip out at any point. I'm male 57 Synopsis: a little over a year ago a friendship with a co-worker went bey...

Tags: relationships,friendships
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Friends & Family, Word from the street

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

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

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