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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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Going out with a depressed women

posted Wed 2, Sep 2009 at 2:48pm

Hi my name is Gary, and since May 1st, 2008, I've been going out with my girfriend, and things were good, until the end of May, when, I introduced her to many friends, couples, who came to visit me...

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

Sudden regression in intimacy.

posted Sat 5, Sep 2009 at 12:17pm

Well, a little background, the girl I am in reference I am NOT dating, we are however, very good friends, and it's a little more complicated than the traditional "in love with your friend" predicam...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Commitment phobia paniced my Fiance and now doesn't want to be with me.

posted Sun 6, Sep 2009 at 10:08am

I'm 25 and have been seeing a lad now who I went to school with for 3 years. We've never argued, which I dont know is a good thing or a bad thing. We talk through things, but when he's feeling bad ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Can't fix it

posted Mon 7, Sep 2009 at 10:38am

Hi there, I feel a little silly sending this email but I've tried every tool I have to fix a ongoing issue with my partner and nothing is working. My partner is wonderful, kind, polite, soft an...

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

No longer love my partner.

posted Wed 9, Sep 2009 at 9:30am

I have been in a relationship for 9 years and have a 13yr old from a previous relationship and a daughter of 4. It has not been easy since the start of the relationship as my partner was moody, unc...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Missing the sex ...

posted Wed 9, Sep 2009 at 1:57pm

Hi all! I've been with my partner for 14 years. 5 years ago he had a motorcycle accident leaving him paralysed from the waist down. Since then, the intimate side of our relationship has fall...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

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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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