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Am I abusive?

posted Sat 16, Dec 2017 at 11:44am

My fiance just left me. When we got together he was so in love and sweet and kind to me. We had dumb arguments some times but nothing big. We mostly had fun together and enjoyed each other's compan...

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

emotionally abusive girlfriend

posted Fri 15, Dec 2017 at 7:51am

We've been together on and off for two years. However we've been childhood friends for 7 years prior to that, so obviously we know one another extremely well. I don't want to sound stupid but this ...

Tags: abuse,what do I do
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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Me and my girlfriend hardly have sex since she accidentally fell pregnant and we had to do the worst thing

posted Fri 15, Dec 2017 at 12:26am

I have been with my girlfriend for about 4 years now and both our best friends introduced us. when we first met it was only ever meant to be for sex as we both wasn't looking for relationships. But...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Brain Fart Screw-up

posted Thu 14, Dec 2017 at 4:06pm

Here's a little background. On vacation in Carribean. I'm feeling very happy, content and connected with my partner so when Scuba diving I think it would be very romantic to write our initials in ...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, A Psychologist's Perspective

Girlfriend will not get a job, drivers license, or go back to college.

posted Thu 14, Dec 2017 at 12:26am

I tried to post this on yahoo answers but it wouldn't let me for some reason, so here I go. My gf and I are 19 years old. She doesn't have a drivers license and currently has no plans to get one...

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Money, Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

Irrepairable Mistake?

posted Tue 12, Dec 2017 at 5:15pm

Hi I'll be as brief as possible. My girlfriend and I broke up suddenly and unexpectedly around a year ago, Dec 2016. It was a big shock because we had only just discussed positively and at lengt...

Tags: reconciliation,ex-girlfriend,miscarriage,anger,hurt,upset,communication,relationship,love
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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships

my ex is draining me out

posted Tue 12, Dec 2017 at 2:47pm

I have been with my now ex for 8 months we worked together first and were friends then he grew on me we got into a relationship and it was great at the start. As time went on he would do things tha...

Tags: breaking up
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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Living Apart Together

Torn between two guys, please help !!!

posted Mon 11, Dec 2017 at 7:40pm

I've separated with my long term boyfriend D six month ago.We have been together for 9 years and have 2 kids together.There was no big reason for a break up(no cheating,no substance abuse etc), jus...

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Helpful advice needed

posted Mon 11, Dec 2017 at 2:13am

Without judgement, I need advice & support as I'm in a very low/hard place. After 4 years together my ex #1 and I broke up in 2007 (much needed- we were 21 and wanted different things). He immediat...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Looking for married couples to complete my survey

posted Sun 10, Dec 2017 at 5:39pm

Hello, I am a final year student at Loughborough University studying Social Psychology. I am currently recruiting participants to complete my survey for my dissertation. My dissertation is explo...

Tags: interracial couples,married couples,survey,dissertation,commitment,satisfaction,social approval,family,friends,peers,psychology,university
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Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

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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 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

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

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

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

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

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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I love her, she loves me...we want it to work but it's not!

posted Tue 21, Sep 2010 at 2:24pm

I have been divorced for about 3 years and had 2 children from my previous marriage (one is disabled). My ex-wife is of the abusive type and hurts me too much with my children. I met this wonder...

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Making a Commitment

Staying friends after an affair? What does she want?

posted Fri 24, Sep 2010 at 2:45pm

I need some help as I'm going through a really difficult time mentally and physically, and need to find a coping strategy. Sorry, it';s a bit of a ramble....! I've been with my wife for 12 year...

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Affairs and Jealousy

I feel like a failure- Second time around.

posted Tue 28, Sep 2010 at 12:45pm

Hiya all, Don't know where to start really. But in a nutshell I was married to my sons father for a short amount of time until he hit me two days before I gave birth to my wonderful son, ther...

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Money, Becoming a Parent

The biggest mistake

posted Mon 4, Oct 2010 at 12:32am

were a lesbian couple and weve been together for about almost 2 years now.. this happened a year ago my partner caught me cheating not really caught in the act but i lied to her a couple of times u...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Should be honeymoon period? Is it me or is it him? I am totally lost!

posted Wed 6, Oct 2010 at 9:04pm

Good Evening all. I really dont know where to start but I figured it would be best to get some views on my own relationship as I am having a few difficulties at present and now wondering if it is ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

Always worrying.. can i ever really trust?

posted Sun 10, Oct 2010 at 11:35am

Hi everyone. I rarely go on here as i always try and block out my worries and emotions and i thought maybe it be best to talk it out and get some sound advice.. I have had this issue in every re...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Don't know what to do.....

posted Fri 15, Oct 2010 at 11:22am

I have had the worst couple of days and am at a loss of what to do. I have recently found out that I am pregnant, about 10 wks and already have a little girl with a disability that I have to care f...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Once bitten twice shy !

posted Fri 15, Oct 2010 at 2:39pm

Me and my boyfriend this january broke up it was a huge shock to me i had no idea why, yes there were some arguments but nothing to warrant a break up. I left the country to work in NY but werever ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

mixed messages

posted Sat 16, Oct 2010 at 7:08am

my parnter and i have been together for 8 years, we are happy most of the time but lately he has very distant one second he is telling me he wants us to be together then saying he wants stay with h...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Do I stay or go ?

posted Sun 17, Oct 2010 at 7:57pm

Hi Everyone, I love my partner very much and have been together 3 years, however with certain things I doubt. We have sex only once a week which frustrates me I have said I would like it to be ...

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Money, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment