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Weird relation with this guy friend, now we're in a cold: what to think or do ?

posted Mon 6, Jul 2015 at 8:14am

This guy and I met a year and a half a go, became friends and really clicked. He even courted me at first, was very sweet and caring, he'd compliment me, walk me to my bus stop each evening, was fl...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

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...

Tags: Relationship with a man who still living with the X wife
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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 ...

Tags: boyfriend
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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

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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

Am I being unreasonable

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 7:15pm

I met my new boyfriend a month 5 weeks ago in a club back home in the North-East after an hour of him staring at me and going red he finally plucked up the courage to ask me out on a date, we have ...

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

a bit scared about the future...

posted Sun 4, Oct 2009 at 11:23pm

Usually when i read articles about relationship issues - i read recomendations like u should be more tolerant to each other, be more caring and explain to your partner how much you love this person...

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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

So confussed

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 10:09am

Please help, have no idea who to turn to for some unbiased advice. Been with my partner for 10 years, we have a child together. It has been a very fragile relationship for the majority of that t...

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Making a Commitment

i'm worried my boyfriend is cheating on me :(

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 10:25am

So I did something I thought I'd never do. I've met someone on an online gay dating site, I never thought I would but I did. I spoke to him online for a good month and a bit before i got the con...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I just dont know!!

posted Mon 5, Oct 2009 at 3:10pm

Well I just dont know where to begin. I have been dating my boyfriend for the last 9 months and two weeks ago my tenancy was up on my house and we had discussed us moving in together. He had asked...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I don't know what to do! (My boyfriend and his family)

posted Tue 6, Oct 2009 at 2:01pm

I'm struggling with my boyfriend at the moment. He's very close to his parents and older sister (he's 25) His mum has has just been diagnosed with cancer and is starting chemo - it's 100% curable b...

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Money, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

When do you say enough is enough ?

posted Thu 8, Oct 2009 at 3:43pm

I am a mid 40's bloke, married for 20 years, two kids at school, who is living in a marriage where my wife does not display any real affection or is prepared to share any intimacy with me. This is...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner

Please help. Its breaking me

posted Fri 9, Oct 2009 at 8:48am

My partner and I have been together now for five years. For the first two years or so things were great. She then got pregnant in 2005 and we were both excited. Anyway, without going too much int...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

help sought for a friend

posted Sun 11, Oct 2009 at 9:07am

My friend and her boyfriend bought a house together last year after a few years together. She's got one child and he's got 2 children. She could not sell her house at the time, so is renting it out...

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Money, 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 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

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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