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Family problems

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 3:34pm

I have lived with my partner for over two years, he was seperated when we met, him and his wife had sold their house she had purchased another he was in rented accommodation they had a financial se...

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Friends & Family

I dont know what to do

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:52pm

So me and my gf have know each other for about a year and a half, but have been going out properly for about 2 months. Everything has been fine until recently she spent the entire week at mine, eve...

Tags: Girlfriend,Help,I dont know what to do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Dont know which way to go...please help

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 1:13pm

I have been in my relationship for almost 2 years. May makes 2 years. In my relationship there has been a lot of verbal fights and I've cried most nights throughout it. I always thought this man wa...

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I love my girlfriend.....and my best friend!

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:36pm

My heart feels torn in two. I've been with my girlfriend for a year now but in the last couple weeks I've developed strong feelings for my best friend. My girlfriend is from another country and...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I am One confused guy

posted Tue 9, Feb 2016 at 12:24am

So I lived in Toronto. She was from Montreal. We met in Toronto. And literally were together from the day we met till the day everything ended. Spontaneously we cross Canada road tripped f...

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3 years later - did I make the right decision?

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 10:41pm

I made my first post on this site here: http://thecoupleconnection.net/posts/new-relationship-and-a-bit-confused about a girl I had started dating and wanted to get serious with, turns out things ...

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Making a Commitment

FREAKED OUT! I found out my WIFE had 80 sexual partners and I need your help.

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 7:38pm

Here are the facts. 1) We have been faithful to each other for over 15 years even recently asking each other to come clean if there was any skeletons in the closet. I do believe my wife has bee...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Sex and Affairs

Your opinion- signs

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 3:19pm

So I am interested in seeing what other's opinion are on this matter. Scenario: I have been in relationship for 6 years. We lived together but due to events this is now not possible. We live t...

Tags: Am I reading into signs to much
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Making a Commitment, A Psychologist's Perspective

how to deal

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 7:51am

So, I've been with my boyfriend for about 11 years and we actually started dating at the fragile age of 15. We grew up together, formed a bond that I've never had with anyone else, and completely k...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Not sure how to deal with a stubborn boyfriend.

posted Mon 8, Feb 2016 at 2:48am

Hey! My boyfriend of three years does love me, but he is stubborn and has his hang ups. For example, he will say that he wants me to come around, but when I arrive he refuses to come and let me in,...

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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