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Am I pretending to be happy?

posted Tue 8, Nov 2016 at 12:58pm

So I have been with my girlfriend since I was 18 and we are due to marry next summer. I'm now 25 and she will be 24 by the day. We have a mortgage, both with a good job, couple of pets etc. So w...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

wife do things i hate

posted Tue 8, Nov 2016 at 5:55am

My wife repeatedly do things which we already have quarreled many times. She come with excuses and reasons afterwards to justify her part. She forget to wish my birthday last year (2015) and we ha...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

I am an unimportant aspect of my partners life

posted Tue 8, Nov 2016 at 4:53am

Some background first: My live in boyfriend and i seem to fight about the same issue every week. His computer. I upgraded our internet in july. Since then all he does after work and on weekends is ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships

communication problems

posted Tue 8, Nov 2016 at 12:45am

My wife and I have been together for 37 years but continue to have serious communication problems. First I will speak in generalities then get more specific. If my wife and I have a disagreement sh...

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Communications in relationships

Left Behind

posted Mon 7, Nov 2016 at 11:42pm

My husband and I have been in a relationship for almost 5 years now, 3 of those years we've been married. We each had a child from a previous relationship when we met (they are both 11 now) and now...

Tags: Abandoned on a bike ride
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Bringing up Children Together

Ex/Co-worker

posted Sat 5, Nov 2016 at 6:24am

Hi every one. My ex from 5 years back have recently began working with me. We had a short but extremely intense relationship. Me and his sister are best friends and we speak daily. He married out o...

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Affairs and Jealousy, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

He can't deal with my depression

posted Thu 3, Nov 2016 at 4:19pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost a year. Until 2 weeks ago, we had no doubts about each other; he wanted me to move closer to him and we had planned the next couple of years together. Then I ...

Tags: communication,commitment,repressed feelings
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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Struggling with unmotivated and possibly depressed partner

posted Thu 3, Nov 2016 at 1:38pm

Hi all, need some guidance on my long term relationship. He's very unmotivated and displays no ambition to further himself or us. We are female and male, both 25. I live with him and his Dad (His ...

Tags: relationship,woes,motivation,drive,ambition,depression,struggles
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Money, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

My girlfriend and I have been going out for almost a year and we haven't had sex yet

posted Wed 2, Nov 2016 at 2:18pm

So my girlfriend and I have been seeing each other for almost 12 months now, for both of us this is our first relationship and we're both virgins, so I knew there wouldn't be a big rush to have sex...

Tags: sex,virgin,partner,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance

My Boyfriend Has A Porn Addiction

posted Wed 2, Nov 2016 at 2:59am

so let me just start this off by saying that this is going to be really long but i need some assistance. im a girl confused about my live-in-boyfriend's porn problem. i dont know what to do and tha...

Tags: boyfriend problems,porn addiction,relationship advice,help,love
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

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my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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

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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

my wife doesnt show affection

posted Sun 9, Feb 2014 at 12:18pm

We are married with 1 child 9 years old, been together for 18 years, im 44 and she is 38, I have always instigated sex and over the years I have realised that its always me doing the trying all the...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

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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