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No equal commitment

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 6:03pm

My wife of 8 years, now aged 32 with whom I have a young daughter has told me aged 62 that she could not promise not to sleep with another man and she thinks I am stupid to feel very hurt and ups...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Videos, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

wifes male friend is a problem for me

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 3:59pm

*Warning* this is a very long read. Sadly it's entertaining enough you should still give it a go. My wife and I recently moved to a new city. She found a new job and quickly became friends with ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Sexless and sad

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 3:56pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for 9months. We were really good friends for a long time before hand, and never got romantically involved until we started dating. We have a great relationship...

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

I think it's over, but there's been no talk. So WTF?!

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 1:36pm

Hi guys, I’ve never been good at dating or understanding men in general. I had been in a long relationship for over 6 yeas which messed me up big time when we broke up and since them I haven’t b...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Am I EVER going to be "ENOUGH"??

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 11:13am

Here is my story and I don't know where else to put it. I have been searching the internet SO much the last few days. I just need some advice. Me and my husband have been together for going on 18 y...

Tags: self confidence,happiness,love,sad
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

My lover is going on holiday with her husband

posted Thu 26, Mar 2015 at 6:46am

And the jealousy is becoming a real issue for me! obviously i have been hoping that this affair was going somewhere as i like her very much. But she says too early to commit as we have only been to...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

In laws!!

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 11:59pm

Ok we'll my day when from being extremely perfect to crappy in a matter of seconds. My bf and I have a very good relationship but the hot topic usually for me is his parents. At first try we're gr...

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I don't know what to do

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 5:28pm

Well, I'm probably going to sound really dumb, and please forgive me for any spelling/punctuation mistakes! Okay...let me begin... At my school there is this guy (you see where this is going) an...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Word from the street, Communications in relationships

Distance

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 4:48pm

Me and my partner have been together for 2 months. Everything has been going perfect and couldn't ask for more. (Honeymoon stage). We get along well and have alot of common intrest. However we ...

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Making a Commitment

Close to seperation

posted Wed 25, Mar 2015 at 1:00pm

MY wife and I have problems, I desperately want to overcome them but can't see a way through. Let's start with the statement that we love each other. I acknowledge that I caused the unhappiness...

Tags: Marriage,Initimacy,Seperation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

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I don't know what to do....

posted Tue 20, Oct 2009 at 7:47am

I'm in my second marriage, we've been together for 10 years and married for 5 of those. Making love in the early days was OK but over the last 3 or 4 years it has gradually ceased altogether. I h...

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

My girlfriend keeps pushing me away

posted Wed 21, Oct 2009 at 10:15am

I have been with my girlfriend for 4 years and we have a good, loving relationship. Up until about 7 - 8 months ago we have had a good sex life but things have been changing. We kiss and cuddle and...

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

I am just tired of it all

posted Mon 26, Oct 2009 at 12:51pm

I have been with my boyfriend for nearly 8 yrs and, althought I do love him, I don't think I am in love with him anymore...I am afraid that I am more in love with the idea of who we could be than w...

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

I cant lose her after 17 years

posted Mon 26, Oct 2009 at 2:05pm

I love my wife more then anything in the world however i think i have blown it. I am in the armed forces and have been for nearly 19 years, my wife and i have been married for 17 years, we have thr...

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

I'm lost!

posted Mon 26, Oct 2009 at 7:15pm

I'm really having a hard time right now... My live-in boyfriend and I have hit a rough patch. One of the biggest things for me right now is the fact that he is not regularly working. He's a jewel...

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Work, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

At my witts end, please help : (

posted Tue 27, Oct 2009 at 11:55am

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 t...

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

Advice needed regarding partner who cannot let go of previous marriage

posted Tue 27, Oct 2009 at 3:51pm

I have been with partner for several yrs and now living together. we met whilst my partner was married, he eventually left. after 6 months, he returned to her for 3 weeks to try and work it out but...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

Wife doesn't love me anymore

posted Tue 27, Oct 2009 at 5:14pm

My wife needs time to think because she thinks she doesn't love me anymore. I'm so unhappy. It all started to go wrong when her father died earlier this year of a heart attack and she became really...

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

Help on a specific subject

posted Wed 28, Oct 2009 at 2:43pm

Hi there, I need to create a post but don't know really where, my situation does not really fit in... Basically, I have been in a relationship with my partner for a year now and things are fine ...

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Making a Commitment

Have reposted again as am desperate for advice

posted Sat 31, Oct 2009 at 9:31am

I have been with partner for several yrs and now and we living together. we met whilst my partner was married, he left his wife after 6 months, although turbulent as he returned to her for 3 weeks ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

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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

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

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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