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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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10 months together but he doesn't want to upset his ex by introducing me to their mutual friends...

posted Tue 10, Aug 2010 at 12:33pm

I have been with my current partner for 10 months and we got together 8 weeks after he came out of a 4 year relationship. We have known each other for years and dated prevously, though nothing seri...

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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment

I think its all over.....we've drifted so far apart.

posted Fri 13, Aug 2010 at 1:02pm

My husband is a lovely man and Daddy. We have been together for 10 years and married for 7 of those years. I think we have put so much effort into working and raising the children, we have now drif...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

Online Love Scam!

posted Sat 14, Aug 2010 at 10:55pm

Basically I found out not so long ago that my bf had been messaging other females on the evil social networking 'facebook'. He had accidentally left his computer to sign him in automatically when I...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I need to become happy in myself again before we sort it out

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 11:53am

Me and my girlfriend of five years are currently living apart in order to 'find ourselves'. I have been unhappy for about six months now about the lack of affection we have for one another and the ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Regretable affair

posted Mon 16, Aug 2010 at 2:42pm

Ten years ago a good friend of mine met a really nice woman, Helen, and they started dating. She soon became a very good friend of mine. She subsequently left the original boyfriend and started see...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family

i think i need some help!!!

posted Tue 17, Aug 2010 at 7:35pm

Hi, I need some advice i split up from my off/off partner 9 months ago we had alot of problems throughout the relationship trust was a major prob also he mentally abused me into thinking it was ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Help me I need to chill out.

posted Wed 18, Aug 2010 at 12:16pm

Hi my wife and I are going through a really tough patch. She says she doesn't love me anymore and doesn't know if she could get those feelings back. We have been married 12 years and have 2 childre...

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

Really Angry!

posted Fri 20, Aug 2010 at 11:15am

I cannot believe how crass and uncaring my partner is! I forgot to ask her if she wanted a roll out of the freezer last night and she starts having a go at me (6.40 am thank you!) and tells me - AG...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

accommodating my partners son

posted Mon 23, Aug 2010 at 12:18pm

My partners son is 19 soon and has just got his A level results and has he suspected did not do very well in them. His mother warned that if this happened he would have to live with his father if ...

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Becoming a Parent

Help!!Cant get past the argument with my BF

posted Wed 25, Aug 2010 at 11:09am

Please bear with me, long post... been with my bf for 18months, when i met him he had just been seperated from his ex wife, we started dating and after some months he moved in with me, he wwaas tel...

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Making a Commitment