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My actions are in excuseable what to do now?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 11:21am

hi all my bf has a son who tries to commit suicide and has done self harming to a point where he slashes his wrists in front of the entire class in school. he did it on my birthday too. i am havi...

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Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

He is testing me, what should i do ?

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 5:31am

hey there. i want some advice about my relationship. First of all a brief background he is my first and last boyfriend I met this guy in university he was the one to approach me first. we are datin...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

What to do?!

posted Fri 19, Sep 2014 at 4:05am

My bf and I have 1 child from a previous relationship, one together and another 1 on the way. All both of us work and we just bought a house together. He is the selfish type in a way. He will spend...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

I need advice!

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 8:05pm

SO heres the story in a nutshell, My apologies if its long, i just want to get the information out so i can get the best advice... I have two men in my life currently and i have a huge problem ...

Tags: affairs,love,relationships,sex,long distance
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

exrovert boyfriend

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 5:17pm

Hi..my bf is an extrovert and loves to spend time with his friends,im more of an introvert and that sometimes create problem between us. We have been living together for two years but regardless o...

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Finding Time for Each Other

don't know what to do

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 4:23pm

I have been with my husband 28 years, married 18. didn't know he really had a sex addiction problem until recently. He had an emotional affair with another woman and has been attending sex anonym...

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

Insecure about me being independent

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 11:08am

My boyfriend of 6 months is my opposite in many ways. He prefers solitude as he grew up fairly isolated. I grew up in a large family and always had friends over and a very noisy household. I unders...

Tags: Relationship with your opposite,understanding differences,critical,acting out,insecurity,damaged self worth
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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Forum friends or beginning of an affair

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:40am

My partner is on a certain forum all the time and been chatting online with people who have got same interests as him. One particular member contacted him to his private message box, and she is int...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

How do I take the first step?

posted Thu 18, Sep 2014 at 12:14am

Hi, I have been in love with a girl for about 5 years,but I find it difficult to talk to her about my feelings. Since then, she moved off to Uni, and I have not spoken to her properly for about 2 ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

My boyfriend says he's in love with me but we only have sex 1 or 2 times every month...

posted Wed 17, Sep 2014 at 6:07pm

HI...So I’m so stumped over this...This has never happened to me before...I am a 29 yr. old female and he is a 35 yr. old male... We have been together a yr. and one month...Yes I know it hasn't be...

Tags: sex,no sex,porn,insecure,not loved,oral sex,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

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i love my wife but!

posted Fri 16, Jul 2010 at 9:18am

I love my wife but, i feel we are about to seperate, I know this has been said alot . But i would like help good or bad. i work 5 days ,pay the bills etc ,my wife runs homme cooks etc. been to...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Partner feels defective

posted Sun 18, Jul 2010 at 6:34am

My partner and I have been together for about 2 and a half years. We've had ups and downs, but we're very happy together. I can't imagine not being with her, she is perfect as far as I'm concerned....

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Outsiders opinion:Love vs Morals

posted Mon 19, Jul 2010 at 3:20pm

I have been in a relationship for 2 1/2 years with someone who I love dearly and even since very early on have been able to see myself spend the rest of my life with them. However we have a very b...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Rebuilding Trust...

posted Tue 20, Jul 2010 at 3:21pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 9 months now, we've recently moved in together. We love our house and we were very happy. Everyone around us agreed that we looked so happy together and I agree, I l...

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Affairs and Jealousy

feeling very low!!!!

posted Tue 20, Jul 2010 at 8:47pm

I dont know what to do im feeling really down about things. 9 months ago i split up from my on and off partner. we had rows about some girl he had met at work. He said they were just friends but i...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Lost and just a little betrayed

posted Thu 22, Jul 2010 at 10:22pm

Well he has made his decision. 15 years of marriage is now over just like that and why? i have no idea. I have three chikdren ages 12,13 and 14 a mortgage, gas bills, school uniforms and everyth...

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Money, Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Partner finally admitted to being Bi!!

posted Sat 24, Jul 2010 at 8:50am

Hey there!! For you to get up to date you would need to read my post from Feb 'not sure what to do'. Anyway, my partner has told me he is Bi. I am actually ok with it as everyone likes differen...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

please help! this is a long one! life story! lol

posted Tue 27, Jul 2010 at 12:39am

hello, as you can see im decision lol, i really do need help with making some. the story starts from when i was 17 (now 22), i have been in and out of relationships like a yo-yo since then, and h...

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Work, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

any advice wud help...brokenhearted n feelin like a fool

posted Thu 29, Jul 2010 at 8:38am

im 21 years old n have been wiv my partner since i woz 16 we r engaged n have a 3 yr old. things were brilliant in the begining but ova time he has slowly fallen out of love with me he wudnt notice...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Cheated one too many times

posted Thu 29, Jul 2010 at 12:22pm

I met my boyfriend 5 years ago online - we started talking on a chat site and it was 8 weeks before I would agree to even meet him. We met up, got on fine and carried on seeing each other. At first...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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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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