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Unhappy please help :(

posted Sun 24, Aug 2014 at 3:59pm

I hope someone is able to help me. I'm a 32 year old mum with a 9 year old son. I was in a relationship with his father since we met at school and was together for six years. His family did not app...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

7 years, 2 kids, stay at home dad (mostly) woman of the house bored

posted Sun 24, Aug 2014 at 3:48pm

Just looking for some outside insight. I've known the woman I'm with 18 years, lost contact for awhile, and have since been in a relationship for 7 years... we have two boys 5 and 3. I opted to ta...

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Money, Work, Housework, Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

Gf cheated on me but regrets it and says will end up hurting herself if I left her.

posted Sun 24, Aug 2014 at 11:32am

[Please take some time to read this, Thank You] I was in a relationship with a girl for more than 7yrs. We grew up together as neighbors. We became friends and later it grew into love. I know her ...

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Sex and Affairs

My boyfriend cheated, what do I do?

posted Sat 23, Aug 2014 at 3:14pm

I'd be greatful for any advice. I've been with my fiancé for 6 years we have 2 children now a girl age 3 and a boy 3 months. When my son was 2 months old I found out he was having an affair ...

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break up

posted Sat 23, Aug 2014 at 1:31am

I would be very grateful for any advice anyone could give me-I have just broken up with my partner of 8 years. We have had some underlying problems for some time but it really didn't seem like anyt...

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

I shouldnt have done it but how do I make amends

posted Fri 22, Aug 2014 at 10:43pm

To cut a long story short when I first got with my boyfriend I couldnt believe I was lucky enough to be with someone as wonderful as he is and I used to do some crazy things, such as go on his face...

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cheating

posted Fri 22, Aug 2014 at 9:45pm

How do you know if your boyfriend is cheating on you without checking his phone etc? I dont want to cross that personal boundry or rooting through his things, but things have changed in our relatio...

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curveball

posted Fri 22, Aug 2014 at 9:07pm

my head is spinning. I'm a 30 year old guy who until about a month ago, was in a perfectly happy relationship of three years. On a recent holiday abroad I proposed to my girlfriend who, amongst ...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Problems meeting your partner at work...

posted Fri 22, Aug 2014 at 7:39pm

Over four years ago now, I met my partner at work. He is my best friend and I love him to bits. We both have successful careers and are high-achievers... However... A year ago I went through ...

Tags: PTS,Post-traumatic stress,Work,Money
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Work, Getting on Better with my Partner, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

My partner and my best friend hate each other

posted Fri 22, Aug 2014 at 12:13pm

My partner and I are about to celebrate our 7 year anniversary of the day we first became a couple, and are both really excited about it. Our relationship is great, close, loving - she's my world a...

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Friends & Family

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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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