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Mother Issues...

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 2:12am

I've been married to my wife for over 2 years now, we have a great relationship and now we are expecting. Long story short, my mother(56) whom I love dearly, has definitely changed the minute my wi...

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Friends & Family, Communications in relationships

Wife has very low libido, how can I meet my needs?

posted Sat 22, Nov 2014 at 1:17am

Hello. I have been married for over 5 years, my wife and I are both 25 yrs old. My libido currently makes me feel like I want to have sex every 2 or 3 days. My wife only feels like having sex...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

girlfriend pregnant other baby daddy using child to manipulate mother.

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 11:17pm

So to be honest I don't even know where to begin. I'm 27 she is 20. We met on an online dating site. Our first date was at a national forest we went for a walk and things turned out well. we starte...

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lack of intimacy

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 12:22pm

I am a 50 year old lady in a relationship for 7 seven years with my 55 year old partner. We dont live together. Right from the beginning the sex was infrequent but I felt that it gave us chance to...

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

Is there anything I can do? Please help!

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 9:30am

Hi, I am a 16 year old guy and my (ex?) girlfriend is 19. We've been dating a little over 13 months and we were crazy for each other a few months before we started dating. However, about a month or...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

I hate my boyfriend watching porn

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 6:39am

I've been in a relationship with my boyfriend for over a year. About 5 months into our relationship I discovered he had a fake profile on a social networking site and he used this to message other...

Tags: Porn,Internet,Boyfriend problems,Insexure,Trust,Lies
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Affairs and Jealousy

Desperate

posted Fri 21, Nov 2014 at 2:00am

In May my girlfriend of 51/2 yrs told me she was seeing someone else and was going away for weekend with him I pleaded with Her she would change her plans and said it was something she had to do an...

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One sided...not really.

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 11:58pm

How do 2 people who expresses love differently be together without having the other one feeling one sided? We've been together for 3 years now, I'm a very affectionate person who enjoys expressi...

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

Made a huge mistake

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 6:27pm

Where do i start. About 2 weeks ago I called things off with my girlfriend of 4yrs. I called it off because at the time, I believed that she couldn't be bothered to tidy up after herself. Help cook...

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Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Break or Breakup?

posted Thu 20, Nov 2014 at 2:39pm

Hello all, My girlfriend and I have been going out for 4 years or more and we are both 27. About a year and half ago her father feel critically ill which resulted in many ups and downs this caused...

Tags: Break,Breakup,Breakup,what to do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

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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

Online Love Scam!

posted Sat 14, Aug 2010 at 11:55pm

Basically I found out not so long ago that my bf had been messaging other females on the evil social networking 'facebook'. He had accidentally left his computer to sign him in automatically when I...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Relationship taking it slow with the ex...?

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 2:05pm

Good afternoon, new to the site, wondering what you think, I feel positive about it but just need some other direction/advice really would be much appreciated. When I left my ex back in May 2010...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Regretable affair

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 3:42pm

Ten years ago a good friend of mine met a really nice woman, Helen, and they started dating. She soon became a very good friend of mine. She subsequently left the original boyfriend and started see...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

Help

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 5:21pm

I have been in a relationship with my partner for the last year. At first we lived in the same town and this was brilliant, as most relationships are when they first begin, we spent all of our time...

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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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