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Any chatting app to meet new people online?

posted Thu 26, Feb 2015 at 11:39am

Hi guys, Can anyone suggest any new mobile app to meet new people and socialize with them?

Tags: make new friends,meet new people,iPhone app
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Is he drifting away?

posted Thu 26, Feb 2015 at 5:59am

Hello everyone, My boyfriend and I are in our early twenties and have been dating for a year. This is my first serious boyfriend and in the beginning things were going great. He was the one cha...

Tags: Drifting,away,boyfriend,communication,finding,time
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships

New boyfriend, rocky road

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 9:13pm

Sooo I'm kind of in a pickle. I've been with my boyfriend for almost a month. It's been a really rocky road though. The day after he asked me to be his girlfriend he lost his job... Not to mention ...

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All alone in Paris

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 6:40pm

hi myself and my partner set off for the airport this morning but I didn't realise my passport was still in the hotel. so we got to the airport and I realised and was upset. I couldn't travel, so ...

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Confused and not sure what to do?

posted Wed 25, Feb 2015 at 3:19pm

Background, we have been together for 16 months, we share same interests and have a great relationship or so I thought! We have lived together for 14 months, and both work . I’m 51 and just st...

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Life transitions

Confused

posted Tue 24, Feb 2015 at 5:56pm

About 5 years ago I had started dating this man 17 yrs older than I. He seemed mature, funny, and calm. We met on line and dated for about 3 months gleefully. I told him I would not Marry unles...

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Can't Cope

posted Tue 24, Feb 2015 at 3:00pm

Hi, Its been nearly 7 weeks since my ex broke it off with me. I am torn apart. There was next to no closure. I have received one text from him which was nice and said he would speak soon but whe...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Older man

posted Tue 24, Feb 2015 at 12:31pm

Hi. Several months ago I met a man while away on business for 8 weeks. We were working together. He is 33, I'm 25. We were both in long term relationships but there was an instant attraction and we...

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Winning him back!

posted Tue 24, Feb 2015 at 8:42am

My boyfriend of almost 3 years broke up with me 2 weeks ago. He said he didnt have enough time for me (but we only see each other every 2 weeks anyway) and that he thought that as we're coming up t...

Tags: relationship,ex,advice,help
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

Girl I'm dating is grieving PLEASE HELP!!!

posted Mon 23, Feb 2015 at 8:13pm

Hey everyone, I was looking for some advice on my situation and could really use the help since I’m lost. I apologize for being lengthy. So I met this girl online back in November and it turns out...

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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

am i wrong ?

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 8:40pm

I've been with my partner for nearly 2 years. 6 months into the relationship i found out he was a porn addict . i already knew he was an addict but not to porn. This all came out and as well a...

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Affairs and Jealousy

How do get over partners affair

posted Tue 17, Aug 2010 at 10:25am

Found out two months ago that my husband had an affair with a work colleague and was a friend of the families. I was devasted but decided to give it another go as I still had lot of feelings for my...

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Affairs and Jealousy

what can i do?

posted Thu 19, Aug 2010 at 10:56am

Ok =, so me and my girlfriend havent been together that long. 4 months to be exact. but things hit off quickly and very soon into the relationship she told me she loved me. i felt the same. we got ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

i need some help please

posted Thu 19, Aug 2010 at 12:07pm

hi i have been with my partner for 9 years now, we have had our ups and downs like many couples do. we split up after 5 years for a few months and then we got back together. it has been really...

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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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