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Is my long distance girlfriend cheating on me?

posted Sat 6, May 2017 at 1:04am

First off I ll start with this, I have been in a relationship with this girl for three years now and we are engaged. She is from my home town but I am a Marine so I m currently in another state and...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Desperately need pre-wedding advice.

posted Fri 5, May 2017 at 12:16pm

Hi to all, A long story short, me and my partner have been together 4 years in July, im 27 male, shes 24 female. We've always had a rocky relationship but we had a beautiful daughter almost 3 year...

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Friends & Family, Bringing up Children Together

Not happy about fiance's ex who he is still friends with

posted Wed 3, May 2017 at 8:37pm

My fiancé is still "friends" with an ex and it bothers me. On social media, she "likes" almost everything he posts of just him...and has never once...in the past 8 years "liked" any picture or pos...

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

Full of doubt and not sure what to do.

posted Mon 1, May 2017 at 7:33pm

I have been in a relationship that is been tumoil for a very long time. My wife and I had been together for about 20 years before the cracks really started to show. I am not going to get into too ...

Tags: where to go,what to do,stuck,afraid of a bad choice
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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Girlfriend tells me she doesn't want to dance, then dances with another guy 3 min later

posted Sun 30, Apr 2017 at 10:53pm

Please tell me how you would react to this: I am completely ok with my girlfriend of 1.5 years dancing with anyone, so long as it's not intimate and boundaries are respected. Last night, followi...

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

Moving out after living together and having a child, yes or no? *long post

posted Sun 30, Apr 2017 at 7:22pm

Hi, I would like to get some advice from others on their opinion of this subject. Here is the background story so you have all of the pieces. We started dating June 2007, he was my first boyfriend...

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Work, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Living Apart Together

Need a break through.

posted Fri 28, Apr 2017 at 3:54pm

So this is lengthy but thank you to those who will read. I met my boyfriend back in October. He was great but neither of ua initially thought it was going to be serious. When we met i told him of m...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships

Feelings for my friend, which threatens to ruin my relationship

posted Wed 26, Apr 2017 at 11:47am

I'm finding myself in an increasingly difficult position, and would love to hear if anyone has any advice. It's quite a long story, so here we go. Back in high school I fell in love with a guy and ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

I need help.

posted Wed 26, Apr 2017 at 8:10am

There is a woman I work with who I've been crushing over for months. The tricky part is that the last relationship I was in she cheated on me so Im kind of scared of getting hurt again, but she kee...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Am i wrong to feel this way?

posted Wed 26, Apr 2017 at 12:39am

Okay,..so my boyfriend and I are both going through a divorce. We both have a 3yr old child with our ex's. The only difference is,.. I ended my marriage due to not being happy and his ex ended thei...

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Life transitions, Communications in relationships

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I have a boyfriend but can't stop thinking about someone else. Help.

posted Fri 6, Feb 2009 at 8:32pm

Hi there. I have been with my boyfriend on and off for almost 6 years. He is my first love and i care greatly for him. The problem is someone ive known for many years also, we have always had a spa...

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

Jealousy issues with bf

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 6:45pm

Ive been with my bf for almost 9 years, and although i've always been a jealous person i feel like its now getting out of hand. Just some background info... Years ago I found out he was having an i...

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Affairs and Jealousy

help - we just cant talk without arguing

posted Wed 24, Sep 2008 at 1:12pm

My fella and I have been together for 8 years and have children together. Over the past 4 years we have be gradually been drifting apart with issues from work , neighbours from hell and me not sle...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

confused

posted Thu 8, Dec 2011 at 2:31pm

Me and my boyfriend have been together for 4 and a half years, we are both only 20 so started dating when we were 16. 10 days before we got together my boyfriend broke up with me and we had been to...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Boyfreind caught masturbating in bed while I'm asleep

posted Mon 23, May 2011 at 11:40am

Hi new to this! But just wondering. Iv been with my boyfreind for 6months now and we live in our own flat. Everythings great etc and Yesterday we had sex during The day, and I fell asleep in bed ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Partner has fallen out of love with me

posted Wed 11, Apr 2012 at 12:30am

I was with my partner for 3 and a half years. We split up 3 weeks ago. Things weren't going well for a while and I could feel that we were going to break up but it just doesn't feel real at the mom...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend cannot have sex and has low libido

posted Tue 25, Jun 2013 at 5:30am

My partner and I have been together for 6 months. He told me truthfully at the beginning of our relationship that he has several factors that seem to affect his ability to have sex. He had brain ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Is He Leading Me On? I Really Care About Him ...

posted Fri 25, Nov 2011 at 12:15am

Hi all, I'm in need of some relationship advice. I'm feeling really blue about this. So here it is: I've known this wonderful guy for over a year, and was previously with another guy but knew hi...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment

Shoul I Leave Him?

posted Tue 1, Nov 2011 at 10:09am

Hi Guys Im Kinda New To This Site... Okay So Im 16 And Going out with a guy who is 25 ( Yes 9 Years InBetween Us.) 3 Days Ago Was His Birthday, so as usual he picked me up from school with his car...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I met another guy during a break up, but now my bf and I are back together, help!

posted Mon 21, Nov 2011 at 5:37pm

My boyfriend and I have been together for a year and 5 months now. The majority of that time we have lived together also. We've had ups and downs that have led us to break up several times (his fa...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

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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

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

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

Seperated and heartbroken

posted Sat 7, Nov 2015 at 8:12pm

Looking for some advice as i just don't know what to do. Me and my Wife have been together for 8 years, Married for 4. When we 1st met we were so much in love, constantly kissing and hugging, we co...

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Money, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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

Really long term relationship with major issues

posted Sun 8, Jun 2014 at 4:13pm

My heart goes out to all of you whose posts I read about problems in relationships of a few years or even a few months. Looking at it from the long perspective (over 40 years) I wish you all co...

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

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