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Stick with my new partner?

posted Tue 21, Nov 2017 at 11:57am

So I'm currently in a situation where I'm now living with my new girlfriend that I love dearly but I'm finding it very hard to settle and move on after the breakdown of my marriage. I was with ...

Tags: new relationship,marriage break up,kids
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Mixed Families, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Am I being naive and minimizing the weight of the issue?

posted Mon 20, Nov 2017 at 2:51pm

My girlfriend and I have been off and on over the course of the last 4 years. One thing that really pushes her away is the status of my children. I am divorced, but my ex-wife somehow got it in t...

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Future, Marriage.

posted Sun 19, Nov 2017 at 8:50pm

Need some advice please. I am over seven year's with my partner who I love very much. But his views for the future is different from mine. I want to get married and start a family together. He does...

Tags: Future,Marriage.
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

I fear it's the end

posted Sat 18, Nov 2017 at 9:57pm

Hello, I feel slightly uncomfortable about writing here but I'm really stuck and could really do with an outside opinion that wouldn't be biased. I really don't know what to do anymore, I must b...

Tags: Relationship,breaking,up,troubled,end,the,help,need
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

Do I make an effort to take him back?

posted Thu 16, Nov 2017 at 7:58pm

Last week, I discovered a 'secret' mailbox that my husband was sharing with another woman. She is married, she has kids she is much older than me and definitely physically not more attractive than...

Tags: heart break,cheating,confusion
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Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

My partner has vertually lost interest in making love.

posted Wed 15, Nov 2017 at 10:34pm

I am a 62 year old male, my partner is a 57 year old female. We have been together for nearly14 years, for the first 8 years things were good. My partner and I do not have make love hardly at all ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

Sexually aggressive fiancee freaking me out

posted Wed 15, Nov 2017 at 4:25pm

Hello, I am 34 years old guy. I got introduced to my 34 year old fiancee through an arranged marriage setting. On our first meeting, she mentioned she's very spiritual and is very influenced by a l...

Tags: sexual aggression fiancee
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Sex and Affairs

Apathy problem

posted Tue 14, Nov 2017 at 11:59pm

Hello I need some relationship advice.. My girlfriend this last month is apathetic.. when we are together is all fine and fun but then when she goes home, she doesn't want to see me or text me.. ...

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

In love with my best friend, but he has a girlfriend. What should I do?

posted Mon 13, Nov 2017 at 10:04pm

Hi guys! I'm in a situation and I just have absolutely no idea what to do! My best friend Tom and I have known each other since high school (just over 12 years now), and have been super close...

Tags: Relationship,love,best friend,confused,desire,problem,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

Attached to my ex and his kid, but falling in-love with another man

posted Mon 13, Nov 2017 at 6:21pm

So, I started work as a live-in nanny in July 2016. My children and i were provided for in basic needs such as housing and living expenses in return I kept up the home and took care of his daughter...

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Housework, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

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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 12:12pm

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

Boyfreind caught masturbating in bed while I'm asleep

posted Mon 23, May 2011 at 10:40am

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

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

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

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

Partner has fallen out of love with me

posted Tue 10, Apr 2012 at 11:30pm

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 4:30am

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

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lack of effection

posted Fri 21, May 2010 at 12:37pm

my partner and i have been together for 4 years and engaged for 2, he has put the wedding back twice explaining that he doesnt think we would be able to afford it. when we wer first together he was...

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

really confused

posted Thu 27, May 2010 at 10:27am

I've been with my partner for 5 yrs we have a 1 yr old together and he is step dad to my 3 children. i love him with all my heart but we have a big problem well i think we do. at the begin of our r...

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Affairs and Jealousy

what do i do ?

posted Fri 28, May 2010 at 9:54pm

im new to this site . and don't know if this is how it works . but i need some help and don't know where else to turn . Me and my partner have had a rocky past where we have split up and got back t...

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Making a Commitment

My partner watches porn

posted Sun 30, May 2010 at 9:49am

I know there are heaps of topics on this subject but I am to embarrased to talk to anyone and would love some advice. My fiance of three years watches porn. We no longer have a healthy sex life, ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

so confused

posted Mon 31, May 2010 at 10:37pm

Bin with my boyfriend for 2years & frm the start it felt like we just clicked. I spend most of my time with him & we have decided to mve in together. But latley, well maybe the last 2mnths r so, we...

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Making a Commitment

Heartbroken

posted Tue 1, Jun 2010 at 9:10am

Hi, I really hope someone will be able to help me. I have been with my husband for 12.5 years since we were 16 and 17. We have been married for 7 months and we have a house together. Last wee...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

staying friends after an affair

posted Fri 11, Jun 2010 at 7:09am

I had an affair with another married person. We flirted and it quickly moved to seeing each other more frequently. We kissed and touched, but never had sex. There is definetly a mutual desire. ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

jealousy

posted Fri 11, Jun 2010 at 10:30am

hi i'm newto this site and have been with my partner for 12 years now, and well since the beggining of the releationship i have had a jealous nature and even now still togther after all these years...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Was confused but...

posted Sat 12, Jun 2010 at 2:32am

Here I am 24 and I have been with my kids father for six year's... I know every relationship will have its down falls but just like any relationship a woman gets fed up with all the drama that they...

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Affairs and Jealousy

my fiance betrayed me with my mother

posted Sat 12, Jun 2010 at 12:13pm

we first met and fell in love 15 years ago, but the timing wasnt right and we both spent 10 years on our own path, before being brought back together 5 years ago. since then, up until the past 2 mo...

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Affairs and Jealousy