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Really confused.

posted Mon 20, Apr 2015 at 7:39pm

I was really close friends with a guy but we are complete opposites. One main difference being he was into casual dating while I'm the serious one man woman sorts. I liked him and thought he was se...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Still haunted by the past.

posted Mon 20, Apr 2015 at 6:38pm

Hi I've been with my partner for 13 months now. We had such an amazing beginning and both were ready to start a new relationship with no hidden exes or major issues. Unfortunately after 5 wee...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

What to do next,confused and hurt!

posted Mon 20, Apr 2015 at 9:19am

A week ago my partner decided to end the relationship on the basis of how he feels. He said he doesnt feel the same anymore,after we talked he got quite emotional and agreed we would talk after two...

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Communications in relationships

what is the right thing to do?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 7:42am

I have been with my boyfriend for seven years. We were pretty young when we started dating. Since then, we chose our carriers, moved to different cities...and are now living very different lives. W...

Tags: long distance relationship,break up,confused,getting married
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Making a Commitment, Living Apart Together

Should I be concerned about my partner's photo collection?

posted Sun 19, Apr 2015 at 4:00am

Myself and my partner are quite open with one another and we were discussing porn earlier on. I told him it doesn't really do much for me as I prefer to use my imagination and he said "maybe I shou...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I am unsure of what to do.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 8:15pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years now, but recently I have become distressed over whether or not I should stay with him. We are both 20 years old and have dated since high school. He has tr...

Tags: break up,relationship advice,advice,long term relationship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Really, really lost. My fiancée called off the marriage and wants to move out.

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:27pm

I worry that this is going to be much too long for a lot of people but I can't help but to seek advice. The current situation: My fiancée and I are approaching our four-year anniversary of bein...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions

My aunt dating my ex and suddenly my life changes

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:24pm

My aunt (only 10 years older than me) began dating my ex (21 years ago-is when we dated), and while that seems like such a long time, it still bothers my husband. It bothers me that my husband feel...

Tags: Family,husband,aunt,ex,mom,hurt feelings
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Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Word from the street, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

IS IT ME?

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 4:23pm

my boyfriend and I have been dating for about 8 months. At first he would touch me n rub me kiss n all that good stuff we had sex about 3/4 times a week, but now I get nothing.we don't live togethe...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Not sure what to do next..

posted Sat 18, Apr 2015 at 1:34pm

My boyfriend and I have been living together for almost 2 years. With my 2 daughters, ages 10 and 11 from my previous marriage. I have many communication issues. I shut down and seem to never talk ...

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Friends & Family, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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

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

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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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