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Is this really friends with benefits?

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 7:48pm

I have been physically intimate with my ex for longer than we were officially together (1 year compared with 10 months). Neither of us has had another relationship or had sex with anyone else since...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment

Arguing and disagreements

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 12:18pm

My girlfriend and I have been together for a few months, and while we get on well with each other and love each other, we keep rowing and I have said some pretty hurtful things when I've been in th...

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

Lost wifes trust and love

posted Thu 24, Apr 2014 at 6:37am

So I am currently in a deployed location and about a month ago i got in a little dispute with my wife about money that led to her telling me she wanted a divorce, well it turns out the divorce wasn...

Tags: divorce
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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

i love him but im not happy anymore

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 8:26pm

hello all .. and apologies in advance as i feel this is going to be a long post. my partner and i have been together 4 years and we have 2 beautiful children aged 3 and 8 weeks. i love him but i j...

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Money, Work, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

No Contact Advice? Desperate Childs play?

posted Wed 23, Apr 2014 at 9:47am

Is no contact an american fad or could it make my ex miss me & get him to come back? Have many people successfully tried it? If anyone would recommend it, should i text and apologise for all the n...

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Ex boyfriend issues

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 10:16pm

My ex boyfriend and i dated for two years and had broken up about two years ago. A week after we broke up he had a new girlfriend that he randomly met that week and i thought it was just going to b...

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Affairs & Jealousy

Help dating advice

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 9:50pm

Hi I have recently been out of daring due to last relationship , my friends keep telling me to try move on , I can't stop thinking about my ex keep having dreams about her and can't sleep and every...

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Friends & Family

Two girls...kindof

posted Tue 22, Apr 2014 at 5:41am

So my ex ended it and started to see another guy. Without the whole story, we had some troubles obviously in our four year relationship. But we were engaged at one point just a couple years ago. An...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Am I just a display model?

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:19pm

Hi, I have been with my Girlfriend for a few months now and have got some doubts. When we initially started dating we seemed to progress a bit faster than I anticipated (i.e. for a first date we ha...

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

Strong feelings for a close friend that has a boyfriend

posted Mon 21, Apr 2014 at 9:16pm

I've lived in a shared house with a girl and three others for 2 years and have absolutely fallen for the girl. It started over 3 months ago and I've tried so hard to turn off these feelings but I j...

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Pre marriage worries

posted Mon 2, Nov 2009 at 2:39pm

Ive been with my partner now for 4 years and its had both its good and bad times. Were meant to be getting married next year but just recently Ive been having huge doubts about whether im ready for...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

need help

posted Mon 2, Nov 2009 at 7:42pm

hi i am new to here but am willing to try anything to save my marriage! my wife and i have been married for 7 years and have never prviously had any problems with our relationship. but for the las...

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Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Stress generally with married life and life in general

posted Wed 4, Nov 2009 at 8:42am

I have been suffering from what you might call "foot in mouth" disease for the last 11 years I have been with my other half. I can't seem to get it right, I always pick the wrong time to have "cha...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy & romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

my husband always puts his family first.....~I can't take it anymore

posted Wed 4, Nov 2009 at 5:50pm

I am at my wits end, I really need some guidance as I have exhausted all of my own resources to no avail. I married my husband 2 years ago and we now have an 8 month old daughter. Our relationship ...

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Friends & Family

PLEASE help, got no replies last time and I so need advice x

posted Fri 6, Nov 2009 at 10:51am

ADVICE NEEDED PLEASE I used to date this guy, was at a low time in my life and not been in a relationship really for 12 years, when I finally had the guts to go out in town, I met this guy on th...

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Affairs & Jealousy

Cheated on - follow up to Boyfriends loss of interest in sex

posted Sat 7, Nov 2009 at 8:33pm

Update. Last night I found out the guy I loved, who supposedly loved me has been having sex with someone he found on the internet off a dating website for about a fortnight. So basically instead of...

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Affairs & Jealousy

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 & Jealousy

I dont know which way to turn ??

posted Sun 15, Nov 2009 at 7:31pm

I have been with my now wife for nearly 5 years and when I met her I felt she was the one. We had a fantastic relationship and went out regularly built a great life together, had a nice house holid...

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Affairs & Jealousy, Making a Commitment

I think i made a mistake with someone at work

posted Wed 18, Nov 2009 at 9:17am

Ok ive got a bit of a problem and its really bothering me. I been good friends with someone at work for about a year, and at work we got the same group of friends and usually do things together. Ab...

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Making a Commitment

Broken Hearted and need advice

posted Fri 20, Nov 2009 at 1:51am

Hi, I am 26 yrs old and deeply in love with my son's father.We have had a very rough year as far as our relationship goes. He believes that I cheated on him and he is doing all he can to hurt me an...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & romance, Making a Commitment

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 & 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 & 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 & Jealousy

I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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

She left me but is she using me?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 12:17pm

Hi My girlfreind of 12 years recently left me, with our 3 yr old son, saying she was unhappy and that she did love me but 'not like that anymore' Before she left she stayed at the house for a...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together
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