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Bringing unwelcomed ppl into your home.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 6:51pm

My BF and I have a 6 month old baby. We have been together 3 years. In those 3 years he has had multiple affairs with multiple women. I "forgave" him and what not. To be honest i hate his guts bu...

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The Guy at my Girlfriend's work... is there something going on?

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 4:39pm

So I have a fairly new relationship with a girl (4 months) that has been going great so far. At least until now... My girlfriend's dryer at her place hasn't been working right for a while. A cow...

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Need women and men's advice please.

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:26pm

I started dating this amazing woman I actually knew from a long time and ran across her a few months ago. Everything had been great we really have enjoyed each other these past few months. We are...

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Should I Stay or Should I Go...

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:14pm

Hi, After some advice. I've been with my partner for 14 years, unmarried. Both now in our 40's. She had a son who was 4 when we met who I've brought up as my own. We also had a daughter who is n...

Tags: Facebook,relationship,cheat,secrets
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Affairs and Jealousy, Life transitions

Girl issues

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 10:17am

I have been dating a girl for around 6 weeks now, she is quite a bit younger than I am, turning 18 shortly, whereas I am just 24. It was really intense for a while, but a good intense, where we wou...

Tags: use we
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Hooked up with a guy, found out he has a girlfriend

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 3:05am

So last Friday night I hooked up with this guy, and two days later I found out he has a girlfriend via social media. I feel sick to my stomach and don't know what to do. Do I confront him or just l...

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Sex and Affairs

How can I get him to spend more time with me?

posted Mon 28, Jul 2014 at 1:08am

I've been with my boyfriend now for 5 months. My problem is that we only see each other 1x a week and I'm not happy with this. After waiting to see if things would change, I eventually brought it u...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Did he cheat?

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 11:04pm

I met my boyfriend when I was finishing a relationship with my ex, we were still sharing a flat and it took longer than anticipated to go our separate ways for various practical reasons. Initially...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Open Relationship

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 7:55pm

I've been married for ten years but recently (within the last twelve months) my wife was becoming withdrawn, dramatically changed her social circle and became secretive (to the point of lying) abo...

Tags: cheating,open relationship,divorce,separation
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

I think I know what I need to do but need a little outside perspective please

posted Sun 27, Jul 2014 at 3:58pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 4 years. He moved half way across the country to be with me when I moved away for work a couple of years ago. The last 6 months have been very dry sex wise, infact...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

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stay or go ?

posted Mon 2, Aug 2010 at 2:53pm

i have been with my husband since i was 15, he was 24, from day one really our relationship has been bad, dont know why i stayed with it he was always very persistant, coming to my house where i li...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

is happiness possible?

posted Tue 3, Aug 2010 at 10:09am

I'll keep to the short version. If anyone has any advice I'd be pleased to hear from you. I've been married for close on a couple of decades to someone who I have always loved, and always been ...

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

Help please, i do not know what to do any more?

posted Tue 3, Aug 2010 at 2:20pm

my partner and i, are in a long distance relationship and we have been going out for over a year now. over this year, he has made me change things about myself because he was getting upset and stre...

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

Was i right or wrong to keep cancer tests secret as it probably broke my marriage.

posted Tue 3, Aug 2010 at 7:36pm

Oh god how true is the saying "you never realise how much you love someone till they're gone." If i could turn back time (there's another) but i can't, but what i can do is fight for her. I can't b...

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Having a Child with Additional Needs, Getting on Better with my Partner

Help please ...

posted Fri 6, Aug 2010 at 3:14pm

My wife and I are very close and love each other our but relationship lacks any physical or sexual contact . We have discussed the issue and spoken about it at length and she says she does no...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I need advice

posted Sun 8, Aug 2010 at 8:39am

There is so much to this long story, I am not sure where to begin.....my husband and I married 7 years ago, after quite a short romance I fell pregnant with our first child. My husband has always ...

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

Do i leave him or not?!

posted Sun 8, Aug 2010 at 1:32pm

(My boyfriend and i have been "officially" together since December, we were seeing each other since septemberish time. Basically us getting together was founded on lies from him. I had my suspicion...

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Affairs and Jealousy

advice!! my marriage is stale and were only two years in...

posted Tue 10, Aug 2010 at 7:28am

I guess I'll start at the beginning my husband and I met and hit off right off the bat. after the night we met we at least spent some time with each other everyday and its still that way. He was al...

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

How can I make my husband give me love and affection?

posted Wed 11, Aug 2010 at 2:33pm

Hi, I have been married for 19months, no children yet and my husband shows me no love what so ever. I obvisually love him and want to make it work but it drives me insane and making me a very needy...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I dont fancy my husband and we dont talk anymore

posted Wed 11, Aug 2010 at 9:35pm

My husband is a good man, great father, but I just dont fancy him - I had a goal to be married before I was 30 and I made it, just about. He's honest, reliable, and at a time we'd have earned simi...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, 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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