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Relationship with a man who still living with the X wife

posted Sun 5, Jul 2015 at 2:41am

I have been in a relationship with a man who is still living with his x wife. I am not sure if I should stay or leave. I know him and his wife are no longer together as a couples , because she...

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Making a Commitment

I thought my ex and I were getting back together, but he may have cold feet

posted Sat 4, Jul 2015 at 3:22pm

Have I blown my chances of getting back with my ex? My ex and I broke up three months ago in April. We had been dating for more than a year. He had been going through a lot of personal stress an...

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

Is this the end?

posted Sat 4, Jul 2015 at 2:29pm

I was in a relationship with this man for 8 years now. Because of non-commitment and he hurt me by hiding a big thing which happened in his life few months back. I was not really able to accept tha...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Not sure what to do

posted Fri 3, Jul 2015 at 10:38pm

Hi I am not sure what to do about my relationship with my bf. I moved away from my parents and friends to be with him in the country and gave up my job and moved to a different job. I give him most...

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My girlfriend never seems to want to talk to or see me anymore

posted Fri 3, Jul 2015 at 8:25pm

I've only been with my girlfriend for 6 weeks now, it's the first time I've ever felt thing strong about someone before. We started talking when we met online, we were talking for about 3 weeks bef...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

My boyfriend doesn't seem interested in being physical

posted Fri 3, Jul 2015 at 3:24pm

I'm 22 and my boyfriend is 25, we've been together 5 months. When we first starting dating, we had sex all the time. He was always holding me and we would make out and cuddle alone from the world. ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

My boyfriend always sees his one particular female friend alone

posted Fri 3, Jul 2015 at 6:22am

I know the female friend of his,but I always see the girl changing her prolife,and the background's always his room.The girl sometimes comes to drink with him during midnights,I just can't imagine ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Constant Break-up

posted Thu 2, Jul 2015 at 5:54pm

My partner and I (now separated) have been through a lot in the short time we have been together. We disagreed about things, yet it seemed like we were always on the same page. We just disagreed in...

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Addiction problem

posted Wed 1, Jul 2015 at 7:09am

Hi, My husband and I are married for 5 years now. We have two beautiful daughters. Last year while I was at my mother's for my delivery, my husband picked up this habit of doing drugs. Eversince ou...

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Communications in relationships

My husband does not want any sex.

posted Tue 30, Jun 2015 at 11:30pm

My husband and I have been married for 2 years. He says that I have a very high sex drive..more than the normal women. If it were up to me we'd be having sex at least 4-5 times a week. Last year I ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

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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

he lied to me....

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 12:47pm

i have been with my bf for just over a year now, the first six months of our relationship we were having an affair, both our relationships had brokendown and what started out as support and friends...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Advice please?

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 3:06pm

Hi there, i am a young mum of 19 and i have a 5 month little girl, i have been with her dad for almost 2 years but he wont get serious and isnt really interested in our daughter as she was a mistak...

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Becoming a Parent, Making a Commitment

Has he fallen out of Love with me?

posted Fri 2, Oct 2009 at 4:38pm

I've been with my boyfriend for about 2years and 2months, and i love him, so so much. But the past 6 months has been up and down all the time,but recently it's been a nightmare! He said to me 3 mon...

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

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

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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...

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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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