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sooooooo confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 9:29pm

Ok so I was with a guy for 6 years we have a 4 year old lil boy we split up for 6 mo the because of his jealousy and him not being supportive. In the time we were broken up I hooked up with my ex t...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Life transitions, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Relationship issues confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 5:11pm

Ive been talking to this guy for about a month with both of us agreeing on going into a relationship ive been on three dates out with him first day we kissed held hands and talked about alot. secon...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

New girlfriend has slept with a married man and doesn't regret it

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 10:01am

I really don't know if I am over reacting on this, which I do have a habit of doing but I could really do with some advice as per the title, I've started to see a girl, I've known her for a good...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

Anniversary Expectations (Long)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 8:37am

Tomorrow is our 25th anniversary. Actually, it is now 1:30am so TODAY is our anniversary. Over a year ago I began talking to my husband about what we might do to celebrate it; have a party, go a...

Tags: Anniversary,expectations,sexless marriage
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Confused

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 7:08am

My boyfriend (graduated) and I (junior) have been together for 2 years now and this boy at my school I've seen and we have started talking has confessed he has feelings for me but understands I'm i...

Tags: high school,love,two guys,two,confused,sad
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Friends & Family, A Psychologist's Perspective

I'm always insecure, jealous, etc. - looking for best advice (not chastising)

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:48am

In my 40's, second relationship, blended family situation. Partner is same age, second relationship, etc. We fight a lot. In the beginning he led me to believe the relationship was close but was...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

I'm so unsure :-(

posted Tue 2, Sep 2014 at 2:00am

Hi. I've been seeing a lady now for a little while...it started great, slow and didn't rush as 8 months ago she had left her x partner after three years, because of something he did... We dated ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

Is it worth it?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 2:56pm

I'm 31 years old and I'm a guy and my girlfriend of 4 1/2 months is 25. I have 3 daughters, 2 of them live with me full-time. My girlfriend loves kids and was perfectly fine with my situation. My...

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Work, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Shouldn't we all be important?

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 9:17am

My fiancé believes that we should love the children more that we do each other. When I said that I love him as much as I do my kids he told me that it's a terrible thing. I think a family should al...

Tags: Time,kids,parents,each other,sex,feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together

In a serious relationship, old co-worker is interested in me, need advice!!!

posted Mon 1, Sep 2014 at 3:21am

Hi everyone, I'm in a serious relationship with my partner of 3 years and we have a 7 month old son. I love him very much and he's a great dad to our son. We fight about money and other things li...

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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

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

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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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