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Am I just being paranoid ?

posted Sat 23, May 2015 at 4:13am

I'm worried my boyfriend might be talking to someone else. He is secretive with his phone. If he is on his phone and I try to go near him he is very quick to click back to the home screen, away fro...

Tags: Snapchat,worried,Internet,cheating
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Help!! In long term relationship but in love with someone else.

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 10:52pm

Before I start, I'm new to all of this and at the end of my tether. Please don't judge me or be nasty. So I'm in a long term relationship of over 10 years (we met young.) we have been on and off...

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Sex and Affairs

time to be worried or not

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 6:34pm

Hi all, I am new to this site but have some concerns or is it just me. Ive been married to my wife for about 10yrs now. Recently I tranfered a file to her email as my pc wouldnt print she then got...

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Everything comes second to his son

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 1:13pm

So I'm aware (from my research on the internet) that this is a very sensitive topic. I'm probably going to be called a lot of names and made to feel really crappy about myself, but here goes anyway...

Tags: children,baby mother,drama,jealousy
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Finding Time for Each Other, Mixed Families, Life transitions

Is enough enough?

posted Thu 21, May 2015 at 6:42pm

Hello everyone and a massive thank you in advance for any help you are able to give. I will come clean and admit that this, like all relationship problems, is a bit of a long and complicated one. ...

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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, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

How to deal with prozac induced ED

posted Thu 21, May 2015 at 3:54am

I have been living with my very sweet boyfriend for a year now. I love him very much. There is only one thing that Im not really happy about...he has ED and is basically impotent due to some side a...

Tags: ED
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

i need advice please !!!

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 6:12pm

i'm in love with a person in other country on internet ( maybe is weird but i saw that there are many stories like me on internet ) and i love him lot he love me too and we plan to meet in futur is...

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My partner struggles to trust me because of how we met

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 2:10pm

Hi, I am 26 and have been dating my fella, Joe (aged 24) for around 5 months now. We got together in a very sticky way. Basically, I was in a relationship with my fellas colleague, Chris for 3 y...

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How do I make wife forget about her ex she never mentioned before ?

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 8:52am

Hi we have been married for 7 years and really love my wife. Initial marriage period was quite stressful and it was all about her expectations from the marriage. I found them quite unreasonable and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Angry for no reason?

posted Tue 19, May 2015 at 9:03pm

My boyfriend and I have known each other since we were so young and only decided recently to date, it's been amazing because we both know we have had a crush on each other since we were 10 and ther...

Tags: Job,time
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Finding Time for Each Other

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Am I missing something?

posted Wed 14, Oct 2009 at 10:20pm

I wonder if I can get some advice...simply put, I don't know whether to stay or go...I have been in a relationship for 21yrs with the same man. I do love him and have loved him since we met...he i...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

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

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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

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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