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I am so lost

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:56pm

I am gay and have been with my boyfriend for almost five years. When we met I had my own career and was very independent. My boyfriend has his own very successful business and travels the world for...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions, Sex and Affairs

How do I handle my boyfriend's dog?

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 4:14pm

Hi, my boyfriend (34) and I (29) have been officially together for 9 months. We've hung out and known each other for about 2 years total. Just for the last couple of months has he come over almost ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Family problems

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 3:34pm

I have lived with my partner for over two years, he was seperated when we met, him and his wife had sold their house she had purchased another he was in rented accommodation they had a financial se...

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Friends & Family

I dont know what to do

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:52pm

So me and my gf have know each other for about a year and a half, but have been going out properly for about 2 months. Everything has been fine until recently she spent the entire week at mine, eve...

Tags: Girlfriend,Help,I dont know what to do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Dont know which way to go...please help

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:13pm

I have been in my relationship for almost 2 years. May makes 2 years. In my relationship there has been a lot of verbal fights and I've cried most nights throughout it. I always thought this man wa...

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I love my girlfriend.....and my best friend!

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:36pm

My heart feels torn in two. I've been with my girlfriend for a year now but in the last couple weeks I've developed strong feelings for my best friend. My girlfriend is from another country and...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I am One confused guy

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:24am

So I lived in Toronto. She was from Montreal. We met in Toronto. And literally were together from the day we met till the day everything ended. Spontaneously we cross Canada road tripped f...

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3 years later - did I make the right decision?

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 10:41pm

I made my first post on this site here: http://thecoupleconnection.net/posts/new-relationship-and-a-bit-confused about a girl I had started dating and wanted to get serious with, turns out things ...

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Making a Commitment

FREAKED OUT! I found out my WIFE had 80 sexual partners and I need your help.

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 7:38pm

Here are the facts. 1) We have been faithful to each other for over 15 years even recently asking each other to come clean if there was any skeletons in the closet. I do believe my wife has bee...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Your opinion- signs

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 3:19pm

So I am interested in seeing what other's opinion are on this matter. Scenario: I have been in relationship for 6 years. We lived together but due to events this is now not possible. We live t...

Tags: Am I reading into signs to much
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Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

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Relationship crisis with new baby

posted Sun 20, Sep 2009 at 10:05am

My partner and I met over a year ago and found our we were pregnant 6 weeks into the relationship. We decided to go for it, as he promised to continue to support me if things didn't work out. We mo...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

chat rooms

posted Sun 20, Sep 2009 at 12:09pm

I'm new to this site and to be honest i dont know where to start.. i have been married for 7 years have been with my husband for 10 years. we used to be so close we have never had anything in commo...

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

help am i being paranoid in this dating game.

posted Mon 21, Sep 2009 at 11:16pm

I have just started seeing a new guy 18 months after my ex husband left me and my 2 daughters (5 and 2) for another woman. I keep thinking the worst now that something is going to go wrong.........

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Affairs and Jealousy

how do you deal with jealousy? need help with mine!

posted Tue 22, Sep 2009 at 10:34am

Morning everyone, I am struggling! I am 26, and living with my partner of a year. I love him more than anything else in the world. In the beginning I moved in with him, moving out of my area ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Lonely & Scared

posted Tue 22, Sep 2009 at 11:43am

Hi everyone, I am new to this site-I hope someone can help me please. I have been living with my partner for 5 years and everything(I thought) was great, he proposed to me in May this year and I...

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

Worried....

posted Wed 23, Sep 2009 at 3:33pm

Help i need some advice, I tried yesterday, but no one answered!!!! Okay so here goes, my partner and I have been together nearly 5 years. I have just come back from holiday with the girls and...

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

very confused

posted Thu 24, Sep 2009 at 2:44pm

Hello there, i dnt really know what i'm doing here, i might just need to get things out of my system and i dnt wanna talk to anyone who knows me anymore. I've been with my boyfriend for nearly 2...

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Making a Commitment

counselling

posted Thu 24, Sep 2009 at 11:11pm

hi, my partner and i are going to counseling next weekto try and save our relationship, has any body here been before ,what should i expect,

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Getting on Better with my Partner

HELP! long distance, need advie! please respond!

posted Fri 25, Sep 2009 at 6:00pm

hello, ill try and make this as short as i can with adding as much detail as possible. im a 16 year old boy, and im in a long distance relationship with a 13 year old girl. i live in aberdeen in...

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

difficult to move on

posted Sun 27, Sep 2009 at 10:05am

well for me, its difficult. my now unfortunate ex has put me in alot of trouble and ending it on that day, very traumatic and drastically thing is, I miss her so much and no idea how to get h...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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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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