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Am I in the wrong?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 11:45am

I am in the first relationship with someone since my marriage ended after 16 years. I have been with this women for 6 months and I truly care for her. When we started dating she had light brown...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Why can't i be attracted to the man i love?

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 10:48am

My boyfriend and I have been together 10 years now. I know he loves me as much as anyone could. I love him too but we do have a problem… I have never really been able to physically show him how ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Finance

posted Thu 30, Oct 2014 at 2:22am

Hello. I need a word of advice regarding bill pay sharing. I lived with my bf for a year and paid half the rent, even though the place where he wanted to rent was expensive for me. I managed i...

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Money

needing urgent help / advice

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 5:55pm

I am at my wits end and really need to know where to go for help. this is a bit of a long one im afraid...but really would appreciate input on my problem. I got married to my childhood sweeth...

Tags: leaving indecisive problems internet dating commitment suicidal
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Making a Commitment

Am I in the wrong for not uninviting people?

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 2:06pm

It's my birthday coming up soon, and I have recently got back with my boyfriend after breaking up for 5 months. However, I invited people to my party before we got together, and I invited some boys...

Tags: birthday,teen,disrespectful,guilty
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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Loads of people are blocking me on Facebook

posted Wed 29, Oct 2014 at 12:47am

I am so upset, I keep having tons of people block me on Facebook and I don't know why!! Its all these people from my church group and this other church group I go to and its like all of them hate...

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Please please help.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:11pm

My boyfriend and I have been together now for two years. He was perfect for me I decided this when I first laid my eyes on him. BUT six months in to our relationship he told me that he had a daught...

Tags: help,ex,partners,children
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Is wanting touch this bad normal?

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 5:33pm

First off, I'm not a super touchy feely person but not by choice. I grew up in a family where it didn't happen a lot. But as I've gone through a few relationships I've realized I really like to b...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Word from the street, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Should I break up? So confused.

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 4:12pm

I don't want to go into too much detail, but basically, my boyfriend and I have been sort of breaking up, since Thursday night. There are a lot of external pressures, which is why I originally wa...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

She's changed, but I don't know why, and can't ask her about it. Help!

posted Mon 27, Oct 2014 at 7:22am

I am a successful 45yo and I've been in an amazing relationship with an amazing woman for about a year and a half now. For the first year and a quarter, we had the perfect relationship, in my opin...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

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I think i made a mistake with someone at work

posted Wed 18, Nov 2009 at 9:17am

Ok ive got a bit of a problem and its really bothering me. I been good friends with someone at work for about a year, and at work we got the same group of friends and usually do things together. Ab...

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Making a Commitment

Broken Hearted and need advice

posted Fri 20, Nov 2009 at 1:51am

Hi, I am 26 yrs old and deeply in love with my son's father.We have had a very rough year as far as our relationship goes. He believes that I cheated on him and he is doing all he can to hurt me an...

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

Please help

posted Fri 20, Nov 2009 at 11:38pm

Hello, I have been with my wife for 12 very happy years (married for 8) we have two lovely boys 3 and 5. I can honestly say that my family means everything to me and to sum it up is my life. I ha...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

drank to much then hit me

posted Sat 21, Nov 2009 at 2:33pm

hi firstly any comments would be lovely im in a pickle im goin to clip note as i would be hear all night Baisicly my other half drinks alot 2 to 4 cans everynight even if he has been the pub he w...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What can I do

posted Mon 23, Nov 2009 at 9:06am

I am a 38 year old woman and been with my partner for 5 and a half years, we have a daughter who is 4. We have tried over the last 18 months to have another baby but it has ended in 4 miscarriages...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

i dont know what to do with my girlfriend and porn

posted Mon 23, Nov 2009 at 9:48pm

I've been seeing my girlfriend for about two years now, in the past couple of weeks we have been discussing porn. I've shown her the stuff that i watch and we've watched it together, however she ...

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

I like this girl i haven't long met and she likes me back but.....

posted Tue 24, Nov 2009 at 9:53pm

hiya, (my name is tom) if u have the time could anyone be patient enough to read this it is pretty long. sry just say a few things so u can understand:- i'm 16yrs old and i just started full-...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

not sure where to turn?

posted Wed 25, Nov 2009 at 9:27am

hi there guys, just joined today and was asking myself the question yesterday that I so need someone else's persepctive on this otherwise I feel I will go mad here. I have been with my partner o...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

feel like im in limbo

posted Wed 25, Nov 2009 at 1:01pm

Hello, im new here and just wanted to ask for advice on a situation i have. I have been married just 6 weeks and my husband has been having 'chats' with a female friend. She herself is married and ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Please Help Me I'm So Messed Up!

posted Thu 26, Nov 2009 at 12:05pm

This is the first time since I found out that I have posted on a website, but it has got to the stage where I can't go on any longer without help. I am 35 years old, married for the second time ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

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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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