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I don't feel wanted

posted Thu 11, Feb 2016 at 5:10pm

Hello everyone. My boyfriend and I have been together for a little of 1 1/2 year. We live together and we have a 9 month old daughter. Things have been very tense lately. I've excepted some of the ...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Dilemma

posted Thu 11, Feb 2016 at 4:25pm

Good evening all, Just wanted some advice on this burning issue. Recently, my wife apologised to me saying I should forgive her for all the times she has cheated on me. I did. However she wen...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Is Perfectionism affecting your relationship?

posted Thu 11, Feb 2016 at 4:06pm

Hi there, The Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital are currently trialling a new online-guided self-help form of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) which is aimed to help ...

Tags: perfectionism,relationship,anxiety,stress,help
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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

In a lesbian relationship... No sex in 2 years! Help...

posted Thu 11, Feb 2016 at 12:18pm

I have been with my wife for 4 years been married 2 years this year and we haven't slept together since before we got married! It confuses me as I'm a really sexual person but my partner obviously ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Intimate touching while asleep..

posted Thu 11, Feb 2016 at 8:55am

A bit about me- me and my partner have been together 7years we have 3 children including a newborn who's 8weeks, anyways I'm taking pain killers at night-time for some complications from the birth,...

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

Broken Trust

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 11:37pm

Okay first time poster and pretty nervous. I'm really sorry for the flood of text. I'm a lesbian and I've been dating my girlfriend for a little over a year. Everything moved pretty quickly and we ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Help with a recent separation

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 6:49pm

Hi. I split from my partner of 6 years just over 2 weeks ago. We were set to get married in august. I had issues with anxiety and depression and dealt with them the wrong way using drink in privat...

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Living Apart Together

solved

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 1:17pm

solved

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Setting boundaries

posted Wed 10, Feb 2016 at 4:01am

My boyfriend and I have been together for 8 years and we have a 6 year old together. We do not live together. I have a 14 year old son from my one and only marriage. I kept my wedding photos in a b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What would you do?

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 11:27pm

Been seeing this girl for a little over a month. Been talking everyday since. We go out to dinner,stay the night at each others houses, etc. Both are 21. Called me her baby, her guy twin, and talke...

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If you believe in honesty, then believe in me?

posted Wed 9, Sep 2009 at 10:44pm

So, for a few years now I seem to be having trouble in relationships. And I have come to the decision that it is me. Before I continue I would like to thank anyone reading this, this means a lot...

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

Complicated

posted Fri 11, Sep 2009 at 10:46pm

I met my b.f at work 4 years ago. Initially, he was all about business, not about making friends or nothing, I had to control the habit of smiling at everyone and him. He greeted me in a cold ma...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

He makes no time for me

posted Sat 12, Sep 2009 at 9:39pm

I have been married to my husband for 6 years and I love him very much but he smokes cannibis all of the time. He wont admit he has a problem but when he runs out he is verbally abusive to me. He ...

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

confusion love

posted Sat 12, Sep 2009 at 11:12pm

Hi! Well i will tell you my story, but don't get angry about my grammar, because I am not very good at english. So I hope you guys will understand me. Well I will not tell you whole story, so it...

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Making a Commitment

advice please!!!

posted Tue 15, Sep 2009 at 4:05pm

I broke up with my partner 7 weeks ago through his aggressive behaviour. I havent seen him since but we do speak on the phone but when we start talking about the past we argue and blame each other....

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

I NEED HER BACK!!!

posted Tue 15, Sep 2009 at 6:39pm

well, where do i start? i have been in a relationship for 5 years now and engaged for 3. 1 week ago my partner left me and it was like being shot in the heart.i realy truely love her so so much, i...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Very complicated.....any suggestion is welcomed..

posted Wed 16, Sep 2009 at 5:01pm

I am sending this message as a last resort to try and save the relationship I am in right now. I will try to tell the story short and clear. I am originally from Romania and I am 28 years old and m...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

wether i should accept him or leave all my dreams with him ? i am so confuse and prob the most stupid person you have ever met.. but heh this is love and now i truley believe LOVE IS BLIND.

posted Thu 17, Sep 2009 at 7:38am

hey everyone please excuse my english and i hope u all understand what i am trying tu say. wen i was 16 [2 yearz bck) - free single , alwz wanted tu hve a bf who can treat me like a princess ...

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Making a Commitment

This is the end, rock botom and no more communication

posted Fri 18, Sep 2009 at 8:17pm

We have been together for 14 y and on our anniversary 2 days ago, my partner was feeling very depressed about his work. He tends to drink too much in doors,and drinks everyday. He will binge dr...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

broken up after 16 years

posted Sat 19, Sep 2009 at 8:34am

hi,mypartner and i have broken up after 16 years together. we have 3 children. the last 3/4 years probably haven,t been great and there has been many arguments, disputes and not much talking bet...

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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

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

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