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Husband had an affair

posted Mon 7, Apr 2014 at 2:25am

Hello! My husband had an affair for 6 months (emotional and physical) with my close girlfriend for about 6 months (Aug 2012 - Jan 2013). I found his secret phone in Jan. 2013. We have been marri...

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Provoking

posted Sun 6, Apr 2014 at 9:56pm

My boyfriend and I have been together almost 3 years. He recently provoked me to a point of feeling crazy and while I admit I could have reacted differently, he refuses to admit he did anything wr...

Tags: arguing
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Getting on Better with my Partner

Don't know what to do!

posted Sat 5, Apr 2014 at 4:19pm

Where do I start. I've been with my girlfriend for 3.5yrs. Since the last year or so my feelings for her have changed. I no longer feel anything for her. I've had problems in the past where I suppr...

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

Cheating Boyfriend (?)

posted Sat 5, Apr 2014 at 11:57am

Hi everyone, My boyfriend and I have been together for about 1 and a half years and are extremely close to each other, or so I thought. This Tuesday, he left for his travels for two months. We'...

Tags: Boyfriend,cheating
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Affairs & Jealousy

What is he thinking?

posted Fri 4, Apr 2014 at 11:42pm

Hi Apologies for the vagueness but I don’t want to give too much away in case anyone recognises me. I had a relationship with a guy last year that lasted about 9 months. We were in love and e...

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Work, Affairs & Jealousy, Friends & Family

How do I choose between a baby and my relationship?

posted Fri 4, Apr 2014 at 7:52pm

My current boyfriend means the world to me. We are perfect for each other in more ways than I thought possible and are very much in love. We recently moved in together and have been planning to get...

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Becoming a Parent, Making a Commitment

What is "in the doghouse??"

posted Fri 4, Apr 2014 at 12:18pm

Hi All, I am wondering why some mature age women put their men "in the doghouse" for a week or more (ie no communication and no affection) after a disagreement? Thanks, Peter.

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

I'm Freaking Out - But Is It Normal?

posted Fri 4, Apr 2014 at 11:01am

Hi, I wanted to write this, get your thoughts and also sort out my own thinking. My girlfriend and I have been dating 4 years, and living together for 2 years. We have had our ups and downs but ...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

just need impartial opinions

posted Thu 3, Apr 2014 at 5:47pm

Hi there, I would just like to get some impartial opinions. Sorry if its long! I met this guy in July last year on an internet dating site. We met and instantly hit it off. things moved pretty q...

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desperate for advice

posted Thu 3, Apr 2014 at 9:39am

I've been with my boyfriend almost 7yrs. We have 1 child between us and I have 3 from a previous relationship. In the early days we were head over heels in love, it was perfect. Since having our d...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

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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 & Jealousy

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 & romance, Affairs & Jealousy, Making a Commitment

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

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 & 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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & romance

webcam

posted Sat 28, Jan 2012 at 10:12am

I have been in a relationship with my partner for a year and moved in with him 3 months ago. I have just discovered that he is a member on a swinging website and that he masturbates online over a w...

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Sex/Intimacy & romance, Affairs & Jealousy

Is it him or me???

posted Tue 13, Mar 2012 at 10:51pm

I've been with my partner for over 7 years and we have a young baby now and I'm back at work, I went back only weeks after her birth and I'm trying to juggle home work and baby. We have exchanged ...

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Sex/Intimacy & 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 & romance, Affairs & Jealousy

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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 & romance, Affairs & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & romance, Making a Commitment

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 & 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 & 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 & 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

She left me but is she using me?

posted Thu 28, Mar 2013 at 12:17pm

Hi My girlfreind of 12 years recently left me, with our 3 yr old son, saying she was unhappy and that she did love me but 'not like that anymore' Before she left she stayed at the house for a...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs & Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together
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