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Seeking advice, 38(F) who has broken up with 41(m) who has kids and is separated from ex wife. I feel confused and conflicted.

posted Wed 20, Sep 2017 at 2:06pm

So, I'm sharing my story.... and hoping to get advice from you about my relationship experience. I’m quite confused and conflicted at present about "John" (not his real name) and would real...

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Unsure about my relationship

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 10:30pm

Hi all, Me and my girlfriend of nearly 5 years have been happily together. We bought a house last year, and got a dog not long after. I do love the dog, but he is very bored and destructive...

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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

Move on or start over?

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 2:51pm

first off all, this is my reddit post. https://redd.it/70yu56 Hi guys, I really need some help. So my girlfriend and I stopped talking for a year and a half. It was my fault but I felt like if ...

Tags: teen love,struggles,jealousy,love,breakup,start over,move on,cheat,cheated on,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together

First Love

posted Tue 19, Sep 2017 at 12:17pm

When I was 18 years old I made friends with a boy on a random phone call. He first charmed me by saying that he saw me and is crazy in love with me but the next day he accepted that he doesn't know...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family

what is happiness to you?

posted Mon 18, Sep 2017 at 5:35am

Can anybody truly define happiness?

Tags: happiness,finding yourself,living life
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Finding Time for Each Other, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Any advise on this seemingly psychopath relationship would be apprecited

posted Sun 17, Sep 2017 at 1:02am

I met a woman online about 2 yrs ago where she had posted she was divorced but was actually still married and her husband left her and was seeking a divorce. I told her she needed to finish her div...

Tags: abuse,cheat,deceit,deceptive,abusive,narcissist,manipulative,psychopath
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Commitment

posted Fri 15, Sep 2017 at 1:49pm

I have been dating a woman for a little over 6 months. We are both mid to late 40s, and were previously married. Although my first marriage did not work out, I have not totally ruled out getting ma...

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Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships

BBC Woman's Hour wants to hear from you

posted Tue 12, Sep 2017 at 1:57pm

BBC ‘Woman’s Hour’ on Radio 4 are producing a series in October, focusing on sex in long-term relationships. They will be discussing some of the issues that frequently come up on this forum, includ...

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heartbroken and confused?

posted Mon 11, Sep 2017 at 5:43pm

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Extremely difficult long distance situation

posted Mon 11, Sep 2017 at 2:34pm

Hi guys - have never visited this site before but I'm in a bit of a nightmare situation and could do with a bit of advice. So I'm 20, I'm just about to go into my third year of university - abou...

Tags: Long distance
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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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Best Friends, but no intimacy...

posted Mon 14, Mar 2011 at 3:58am

I have been married to my hubby for 16 years (together for 21) and am aged 38. The past few years have been extremely stressful with us moving from the UK to Australia. Life has been busy, but no...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I don't know what to do now

posted Sat 26, Mar 2011 at 11:41pm

Where to start! We've been married for nearly 20 years and have two children aged 15 and 12. Our marriage is on the brink of collapse. If I'm really honest I can't say we've ever had a close em...

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Mend a broken relationship

posted Fri 1, Apr 2011 at 2:14am

... I am not sure where to begin, so I guess I will start from the very beginning... I am currently 22 years a old and my partner is 20( turning 21 in July). We met about 3 years ago. He was th...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Let me down

posted Sun 3, Apr 2011 at 9:56pm

So today I had an mri scan as I have been having problems with my head and have recently been in hospital. I had a silly disagreement with my bf on friday and have heard nothing since, he was me...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Making a Commitment

Separation

posted Sun 17, Apr 2011 at 7:35pm

My wife and I have drifted apart over the years to the point where we are now living more as 'flat mates' than a married couple. We have been going to marriage counselling since Christmas to see if...

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URGENT!; son given to dad, help advice needed.

posted Sat 23, Apr 2011 at 5:05pm

Please can anyone out there tell me what my chances and how to do it to get my child back when the courts have ordered a joint residence order and I have lost the main care of my five year old son?...

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Friends & Family

I feel jealous of his friends who are girls

posted Sun 24, Apr 2011 at 9:15am

I've been dating my boyfriend for 7months now and this is both our first proper relationship. We're in university together and whenever I'm with him I feel completely happy. But when we have to par...

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Affairs and Jealousy

is it me???

posted Thu 28, Apr 2011 at 11:10pm

my husband and I are both retired but live on a lifestyle block which keeps us both busy Lately my husband never seems to be home, spending every night 7/7 and a lot of the daytime with his mates ...

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Finding Time for Each Other

Where do I start?

posted Mon 2, May 2011 at 9:12am

I've been with my partner for 6 years. We married 3 years ago and have a 17month old baby. Previous to this we both worked in a professional environment. When I had the baby I gave up work to be a ...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner

No idea WHAT to think!

posted Thu 5, May 2011 at 3:07pm

My partner and I (in a lesbian relationship) have been together nearly a year and are recently engaged. Things between us have been pretty great for 99% of this time, but with her work and my degre...

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