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I go to college away from home...my boyfriend since I was 15 is going to community college back where we live...

posted Sat 30, May 2015 at 3:50pm

When I went away to school we sort of decided we could date other people. He went out with some friends of mine from school but they didn't get serious. In Feb. I met this guy Steve from Colorado a...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Should i move on or just follow the Ex Factor Guide.....

posted Sat 30, May 2015 at 1:41pm

Hello guys, welcome to my thread. Im a 21 yrs old guy from Hong Kong. First of all, my gf dumped me in 13 may 2015, our relationship started 4 June 2011 , we were classmate. She was my first love ...

Tags: Breakup,SecondChance,Getmyexgirlfriendback,Theexfactorguide
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Word from the street

I'm so happy but the one thing missing is sex

posted Sat 30, May 2015 at 11:27am

I'm a 25 year old attractive female and have been together with my 27 year old very attractive boyfriend for 6 years. We are incredibly in love and meant for eachother, share very similar opinions ...

Tags: No sex,long-term relationship,sex,young couple,mid 20
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

I feel my partner may have been lying to me from the start.

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 11:17pm

I met him 11 months ago and we were both very independent. I have a 24 year old son who lives with me and his 15 year old daughter moved in with him just after we met. He hasn't told her about us a...

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Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Why Marry?

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 6:01pm

If a couple is not religious and neither person wants children, what benefit is marriage? Increasingly friends and family are asking when myself and my boyfriend will get married. We are extrem...

Tags: marriage,love,commitment,marry,relationship
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Making a Commitment

affairs and confusion

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 2:57pm

I don't really know where to start, I've been with my partner 6 years we've lived together for almost 5 and have two children 3 and almost 2. last year my got given 8 months to live and I went into...

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My dad's drinking is affecting my relationship with my partner

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 10:52am

A little bit of background...................growing up my dad was a drinker, not a violent one and still a good dad but I always felt second best to a pint of beer. So now aged 36 I am in a rel...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My Wife Wants To Buy A Car But.....

posted Fri 29, May 2015 at 12:45am

We cannot afford to take on a car payment with our financial situation. We have two car payments going right now, and one of the cars will be paid off in less than 2 years. My wife wants to trade i...

Tags: finances,money,mutial respect
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Money, Work, Communications in relationships

Partner wants kids at a very bad moment of my life. What to do? Very depressed!

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 8:56pm

Hello, I am new to this forum. I hope you can help me with advice. I am in a relationship for 11 years and since 3 years ago my partner and I are having many issues. We started our relationship...

Tags: depression,problems with partner,parents sickness,baby
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Tips for final breakup

posted Thu 28, May 2015 at 1:52pm

Me and my best friend were kind of brother and sister. He is 2 yrs younger than me.We are of same height. He then kissed me one-day and next day he starting touching my breast and smooching. And...

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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, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

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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

Have reposted again as am desperate for advice

posted Sat 31, Oct 2009 at 9:31am

I have been with partner for several yrs and now and we living together. we met whilst my partner was married, he left his wife after 6 months, although turbulent as he returned to her for 3 weeks ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Pre marriage worries

posted Mon 2, Nov 2009 at 2:39pm

Ive been with my partner now for 4 years and its had both its good and bad times. Were meant to be getting married next year but just recently Ive been having huge doubts about whether im ready for...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

need help

posted Mon 2, Nov 2009 at 7:42pm

hi i am new to here but am willing to try anything to save my marriage! my wife and i have been married for 7 years and have never prviously had any problems with our relationship. but for the las...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Stress generally with married life and life in general

posted Wed 4, Nov 2009 at 8:42am

I have been suffering from what you might call "foot in mouth" disease for the last 11 years I have been with my other half. I can't seem to get it right, I always pick the wrong time to have "cha...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

my husband always puts his family first.....~I can't take it anymore

posted Wed 4, Nov 2009 at 5:50pm

I am at my wits end, I really need some guidance as I have exhausted all of my own resources to no avail. I married my husband 2 years ago and we now have an 8 month old daughter. Our relationship ...

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Friends & Family

PLEASE help, got no replies last time and I so need advice x

posted Fri 6, Nov 2009 at 10:51am

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 th...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Cheated on - follow up to Boyfriends loss of interest in sex

posted Sat 7, Nov 2009 at 8:33pm

Update. Last night I found out the guy I loved, who supposedly loved me has been having sex with someone he found on the internet off a dating website for about a fortnight. So basically instead of...

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Affairs and Jealousy

He doesn't know that I know about the other woman

posted Sun 8, Nov 2009 at 6:41am

I found out my husband has been emailing/ texting/ chattng and talking to another woman! The thing is he doesn't know that I know. We've been married for 3 years. We had just got back from a weeken...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I dont know which way to turn ??

posted Sun 15, Nov 2009 at 7:31pm

I have been with my now wife for nearly 5 years and when I met her I felt she was the one. We had a fantastic relationship and went out regularly built a great life together, had a nice house holid...

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Affairs and Jealousy, 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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