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Should we just give up!?

posted Wed 7, Dec 2016 at 12:20pm

Hello. This may be a long one, so please bare with me. So me and my partner have been together now for 3 years. We split up or as we call "had a break" a few months back and well only got ba...

Tags: Love,relationship
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Money, Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Too much to ask??!!

posted Sun 4, Dec 2016 at 3:10am

Hello, I have written many posts on here and here is another one. Is it too much to ask for a wife to want to spend time with her DH with the kids together, as a family? My DH is very self cente...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend is pushing me away

posted Thu 1, Dec 2016 at 12:58am

I am currently off work on long term sick and my boyfriend has been supporting us which I am incredibly grateful for. Recently the fact that he is the sole earner and I have no money coming in is ...

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Money, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My boyfriend makes me feel like im not important, what should I do.

posted Wed 30, Nov 2016 at 8:29pm

My boyfriend is aware that I was sexually abuse when i was little that lasted about 6 years straight with different people in my family. To this point, I feel like I have not been able to cope with...

Tags: Family issues,intimacy,bipolar,PTSD,boyfriend,marriage,babies
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Difficult situation with friend

posted Wed 30, Nov 2016 at 5:31pm

Due to flooding I moved to a different flat a five minute walk away and then my boyfriend moved in with me. My friend who lives in the flat above at my old address isn't happy because building work...

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Friends & Family

Will he ever propose

posted Mon 28, Nov 2016 at 1:55am

Hi there, my partner and I have been together almost 5 years and we have a child together. I am 8 years older than him..I'm 43 and he's 35. I was married for 20 years and he has never been married....

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

does size matter

posted Sun 27, Nov 2016 at 2:55pm

My partner and I are having a few problems with sex, he doesn't want it much and I decided to tell him it needs to change, he does know it's a problem and we have talked before, my real question i...

Tags: size
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

What do I do about my non-intimate husband.

posted Sat 26, Nov 2016 at 4:03am

I need some advice, I have been with my husband for 18 years. Since we were 16 years old. We are on our mid 30's now and I feel like we have a lack of intimacy. I have a higher sex drive than him. ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Spending Christmas with his family

posted Fri 25, Nov 2016 at 6:50pm

Hi, we've been together for 2 years now. We are both final year university students and are living together. My family is far away (I haven't been home for more than 1.5 years) and I haven't been...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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I'm not proud to say any of this ...

posted Mon 24, Aug 2009 at 11:53am

I am a guy in my mid fifties, and have been married for 32 years, with four lovely children, all of whom have left home now. It is true to say that I married my "best friend". If I'm honest, I'm no...

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

a life changing decision

posted Tue 25, Aug 2009 at 7:13pm

i need some advice, i have got myself into a situaion and cant see a way out - or cant seem to make a decision about what to do!! I have been in a relationship for 2 yrs in dec with *Simon* who i m...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Worse situation ever imaginable

posted Thu 27, Aug 2009 at 1:53pm

I am married with 2 children but things have been tough in our relationship due to the past and even now we are having more and more problems. We rarely see each other. We often argue. We have...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Shall i give it another go!!! advice pls

posted Thu 27, Aug 2009 at 8:01pm

I have been split up with my boyfriend now for 2 months, we split due to his aggressive behaviour. We have had problems over the 4 years we have been together with trust i have never trusted him be...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Is what im feeling normal - need some advice.

posted Sat 29, Aug 2009 at 8:20pm

Hi all, first post so here goes, I will start off with a bit of background info first!, im 20 and i own and run my own business which to be honest is very stressful, but i can cope with that. I ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Advice

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 12:06am

I am currently living with my partner. We have recently moved in together. I met him over a year ago, we lived in different countries. We used to see each other fairly regularly for a long distance...

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

giving it another go??

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 9:11am

Id been with my partner for just over a year, we'd spoken about living together and marriage., although the last 3 months of the relationship was stresssful and argumentative. Id treated him to a w...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend says our relationship is perfect, so why did he cheat?

posted Mon 31, Aug 2009 at 1:30pm

Hello, this is my 1st time using this website and I hope someone can help me, although at the moment it doesnt feel like it. I have been with my boyfriend for 16 months and they have been the be...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I dont know whats wrong with me!!!!

posted Tue 1, Sep 2009 at 2:28pm

I dont really know what to do about this situation. I have been split up with my partner now about a month. We have had a on/off relationship for 4 years. At times we would be ok and getting on an...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I don't know what to do -please help

posted Wed 2, Sep 2009 at 9:15am

I have been with my boyfriend (not sure if we are together or not) for 4 years. It is a long and complicated relationship - so i will just tell you the important things - the things i think are imp...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, 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

my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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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