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I need desperate help with my anger issues (Please offer advice)

posted Fri 4, Sep 2015 at 1:15am

Hey guys, I know therapy will be a suggestion some of you may come up with but at the minute therapy isn't free for me to obtain and I'm a student so I can't afford to pay for any. I'm 20 yea...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Future or Not?

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 9:12pm

Thoughts on a 10 years divorced 50+ man who says he will never remarry, even if he is deeply in love, because it is nonsense if you don't plan on having kids.

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

am I settling?

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 8:41pm

I have been divorced for 5 years. As a single mom I do not get opportunities to meet men so I went to b online dating. * and I met on pof. He works out and has told me if I gained weight that he .w...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Why does he treat her like i should be treated??

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 2:29pm

Me and my bf (31)have been together for 5 years i have a 7 year old from previous relationship and a 10 week old with partner. Im the typical wifey who cooks cleans washes looks after kids pays bil...

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Housework, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

I feel he doesn't love me anymore after over 2 years together

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 1:23pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 2 years 4 months, our relationship has always been one that's been up and down but we've always managed to work things out and move on. We're usually a ver...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Opinions

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 10:30am

So, my husband and I disagree on most things in life. The recent thing is my 18yr old who started smoking a few months ago. Hubby disagrees, I feel its his choice. That said, I agree that boundarie...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

My Parents think my boyfriends is cheap....do I tell him

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 8:52am

My boyfriend and I recently got engaged and it has come to light that my parents think he is cheap. He went back to college and has just finished his course so doesn't have extra spending money to ...

Tags: relationshop,engaged,fiance,boyfriend,money
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Money, Friends & Family, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend lied to me the destination of his 3 weeks vacation.

posted Thu 3, Sep 2015 at 4:41am

Hello there. Please just call me Jo. I'm new on this relationship forum and it happens something is really bothering me right now. I have a boyfriend and we've been together for 3 years. I'm from ...

Tags: Jo
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Confused!

posted Wed 2, Sep 2015 at 9:36pm

I have been with my partner for 9 years, have 2 children together. He's in prison so the physical affection is not there anymore obviously. I have started to get feeling for someone who I work with...

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Should I end my relationship?

posted Wed 2, Sep 2015 at 1:30pm

I have posted on here before a couple of months ago regarding the same problem that being my partners total lack of interest in sex or 'intimacy'. We have been together only about 17-18 months & to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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Worried....

posted Wed 23, Sep 2009 at 3:33pm

Help i need some advice, I tried yesterday, but no one answered!!!! Okay so here goes, my partner and I have been together nearly 5 years. I have just come back from holiday with the girls and...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

very confused

posted Thu 24, Sep 2009 at 2:44pm

Hello there, i dnt really know what i'm doing here, i might just need to get things out of my system and i dnt wanna talk to anyone who knows me anymore. I've been with my boyfriend for nearly 2...

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Making a Commitment

counselling

posted Thu 24, Sep 2009 at 11:11pm

hi, my partner and i are going to counseling next weekto try and save our relationship, has any body here been before ,what should i expect,

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Getting on Better with my Partner

HELP! long distance, need advie! please respond!

posted Fri 25, Sep 2009 at 6:00pm

hello, ill try and make this as short as i can with adding as much detail as possible. im a 16 year old boy, and im in a long distance relationship with a 13 year old girl. i live in aberdeen in...

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

difficult to move on

posted Sun 27, Sep 2009 at 10:05am

well for me, its difficult. my now unfortunate ex has put me in alot of trouble and ending it on that day, very traumatic and drastically thing is, I miss her so much and no idea how to get h...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Please help i dont know what to do for best

posted Tue 29, Sep 2009 at 11:22am

Hi I meet a guy 5 months ago not long after coming out of a relationship with my babys dad. I fell for him soo quick and he fell for me to. We rushed everything and due to him and his ex selling th...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I don't know if he wants me anymore :(

posted Wed 30, Sep 2009 at 10:25pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years and we met off a dating site. He live's 80 mile away from me but at the begining of the relationship he was doing all the chasing and would come down straigh...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Can an email friend be a threat to our relationship?

posted Thu 1, Oct 2009 at 2:18pm

My wife has a male friend who she corresponds with using email. She had kept this a secret from me but told me recently. I am grateful that she found someone to give her the confidence and support ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

what should i do

posted Thu 1, Oct 2009 at 10:25pm

for the past 3 weekend my girl has said she dosent know whether she loves me or not. and this weekend i think shes being really serious. but the way she has been talking to me is as if she want...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Is this the end?

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 11:26am

My husband recently started a new job which takes him away from home for a couple of weeks at a time. After his first trip he came home and we just could not connect anymore. I was overly attentiv...

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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

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

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

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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