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fears of burning out ( long post)

posted Thu 28, Aug 2014 at 4:21pm

Hi guys I was hoping someone could give their opinion on the matter or even share their personal eperiences because I'm lost. My boyfriend and I have been dating for 3 months and the way things wor...

Tags: moving too fast,falling in love,first relationships
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She is my friend, my grilfriends friend and I slept with her.

posted Thu 28, Aug 2014 at 4:08pm

Here is my problem, i can t talk about this to my friends because of the awkwardness of the situation. My GF is away for holidays and I m staying in her flat to look after her cat. Her best frie...

Tags: Sleeping,friend,girlfriend,cheating,awkward;help,night,erotic,sexual,attraction,friendship
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Sex and Affairs

This Guy I "Dated" Briefly Keeps Popping Back Up in My Life, IDK How 2 Handle It

posted Thu 28, Aug 2014 at 5:31am

So sorry about the length but please take the time to read this all. I have known this guy for as long as I've known my current bf. I chose MY bf because I felt like we were so much alike and he ma...

Tags: boyfriends,confused,dating,long-distance
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Husband doesn't seem to love me

posted Wed 27, Aug 2014 at 11:31pm

Hi all, We've been together over 10 years and married for 2and a half years. We have a child just under 1. I have found maternity leave hard at times as we've no family anywhere near and no frien...

Tags: Marriage problems
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Help

posted Wed 27, Aug 2014 at 10:14pm

Hi everyone I really need some advise! I have been seeing this guy older than me (in his 40s and single) for about 2 years. We met at work which as you can image could be quite difficult at times,...

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Work, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Could it have been cheating??

posted Wed 27, Aug 2014 at 6:26am

Heres the story- My girlfriend or so i think have been together for almost 6 years now, and living together for 5, I am 27-shes is 28. The first 3 years were great then it turned almost in to a ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Mixed messages

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 8:32pm

Me and my boyfriend have been in a long distance relationship for about a year now. Everything has been going great we see each other as much as possible and it's not a problem for us. But the las...

Tags: Distant,long distant relationship,acting weird,bipolar,depressed,confused
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What should I do please help :(

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 7:55pm

Basically me and my girlfriend have been trying for a baby for the past 6 months and now she is 9 weeks! We have had quite a lot of arguments and she has now come to the decision of having an ab...

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Do I Still Have A Chance?

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 2:37pm

Hello everyone. I have tis ex-boyfriend of mine, and I want to know the chances of us getting back together in college. We met each other in high school. Our relationship was going so smoothly, ...

Tags: College,chances,hope,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

Don't know what to do anymore, Young mum with baby! and crumbling relationship!

posted Tue 26, Aug 2014 at 2:06pm

Hiya everyone i have been in my relationship now for almost 4 years, My relationship hasn't been great from the start but you cant help who you fall in love with can you!! Basically i had my son 1...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

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Sh!t or get off the pot. Is there something wrong or am I just crazy?

posted Mon 21, Nov 2011 at 6:47am

I need help. My girlfriend and I have been dating for 6 years. We live together and spend most of our free time together. Lately I haven't been feeling quite right about our relationship. I'm i...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

My controlling relationship is bringing me down

posted Thu 1, Dec 2011 at 8:11pm

Hi, I have been with my partner for over 2 years now but just over a year ago I made a mistake and was unfaithful to him whilst he was abroad. I feel disgusted with what happened and would never ev...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner

how do I improve my sex life?

posted Thu 8, Dec 2011 at 9:38pm

Hi i am 21 year old girl and my boyfriend is 22 we have been together for 7 months now. Our sex life was good at first but its kinda getting bored for my boyfriend in my opinion. I am not very exci...

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

time for a change?

posted Thu 15, Dec 2011 at 1:09pm

OK, what I'm about to write will probably make me look like a terrible/useless/indecisive person, but I really would appreciate some insights. Several years ago I asked out my current partner. W...

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

lost and confused.

posted Thu 15, Dec 2011 at 12:12pm

Hi folks, i stumbled over this site and was hoping to bend your cyber ears with my complicated relationship..any input would be more than welcome. Right here goes... im a 33 year old guy wh...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Lesbian heartbreak

posted Tue 27, Dec 2011 at 11:26pm

We have been together for 10 years mostly happy and content and get on fantastically... I have 3 kids now 27 24 and19 none living at home. My partner has 2 now 36 and 24 none living at home. Our ma...

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My sex life is just so boring

posted Tue 3, Jan 2012 at 9:50pm

We have been together for around 15 years and have 1 child who is 7 years old. My wife has always been shy in the bedroom but only recently she has guided me more into what she likes. This has be...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance

Am I being selfish?

posted Mon 2, Jan 2012 at 6:39am

I've been with my husband for nearly 9 years. We have been married 1 1/2 years. He's the first (and only) boyfriend I ever had and things used to be great. Unfortunately, in recent years I can't h...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Do Relationship Breaks Work?

posted Thu 5, Jan 2012 at 7:55pm

I've posted on here a few times about my relationship and have had some great advice, but now it's really come to the crunch and we've pretty much split. To quickly summarise, I've been with my ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Please help !!!!

posted Mon 9, Jan 2012 at 5:25pm

My boyfriend for 3years is the best you could ever have i know that. I would not undermine how caring, loving and alluring he is regardless of how i feel right now. He always wants the best for m...

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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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