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Everything comes second to his son

posted Fri 22, May 2015 at 1:13pm

So I'm aware (from my research on the internet) that this is a very sensitive topic. I'm probably going to be called a lot of names and made to feel really crappy about myself, but here goes anyway...

Tags: children,baby mother,drama,jealousy
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Finding Time for Each Other, Mixed Families, Life transitions

Is enough enough?

posted Thu 21, May 2015 at 6:42pm

Hello everyone and a massive thank you in advance for any help you are able to give. I will come clean and admit that this, like all relationship problems, is a bit of a long and complicated one. ...

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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, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

How to deal with prozac induced ED

posted Thu 21, May 2015 at 3:54am

I have been living with my very sweet boyfriend for a year now. I love him very much. There is only one thing that Im not really happy about...he has ED and is basically impotent due to some side a...

Tags: ED
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

i need advice please !!!

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 6:12pm

i'm in love with a person in other country on internet ( maybe is weird but i saw that there are many stories like me on internet ) and i love him lot he love me too and we plan to meet in futur is...

Tags: help
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My partner struggles to trust me because of how we met

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 2:10pm

Hi, I am 26 and have been dating my fella, Joe (aged 24) for around 5 months now. We got together in a very sticky way. Basically, I was in a relationship with my fellas colleague, Chris for 3 y...

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How do I make wife forget about her ex she never mentioned before ?

posted Wed 20, May 2015 at 8:52am

Hi we have been married for 7 years and really love my wife. Initial marriage period was quite stressful and it was all about her expectations from the marriage. I found them quite unreasonable and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Angry for no reason?

posted Tue 19, May 2015 at 9:03pm

My boyfriend and I have known each other since we were so young and only decided recently to date, it's been amazing because we both know we have had a crush on each other since we were 10 and ther...

Tags: Job,time
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Finding Time for Each Other

When to Ignore Advice from BF

posted Tue 19, May 2015 at 7:54pm

My BF and I have been dating for about 6 months. We each our own place to live although we see each other on the weekends with me usually staying with him as he has a house and I have an apartment....

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

My jealousy is destroying our relationship

posted Tue 19, May 2015 at 3:52pm

I have met the man of my dreams - my soulmate. He has been separated from his wife for some time (long before I met him) and he still sees her and his grown up children and grandchildren. I admir...

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

leak of romance

posted Tue 19, May 2015 at 5:10am

So I will just tell you our situation, so you could understand our situation. My family is Mormon so you can understand that not married and having sex is wrong, and his family doesn't care if he...

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

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what next?

posted Thu 29, Jul 2010 at 8:52pm

I have been with my partner for 16yrs and have 3 great children. The problem is that things between me and my partner have gone down hill, I want to spend time with her and do things together but ...

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

What is his problem?

posted Sun 1, Aug 2010 at 2:33am

A few years ago my husband admitted to having an affair with his brothers wife. This happened many years ago when we were younger, had i known about it then i would have left him. He said that was ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Relationship hanging by a thread and im struggling to know why

posted Sun 1, Aug 2010 at 9:31pm

My gf broke up with me about 9 months ago and i left the UK , went over the the US , met a girl , everything was really good and i had got on the way to getting over her. Previously to this i had ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My boyfriend is angry and we're not doing too well

posted Mon 2, Aug 2010 at 10:19am

Hello, I'm here because I'd really appreciate some advice from people outside of my relationship and family. It's quite a long story but I'll try to stick with the most important issues. Me ...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

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

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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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