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Dating someone older

posted Sun 20, Aug 2017 at 9:47am

Hello everyone. I am new on this forum and I am looking for advice about dating someone older than me. There is about 15 years difference between us and she has got 3 kids, but this does not bothe...

Tags: dating,older women,relationship
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Getting on Better with my Partner, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Trust issues - fiancee

posted Sat 19, Aug 2017 at 3:16pm

Hi everyone, I'm completely new in here, but here goes: My fiancee is on a business trip right now, been gone for 11 days by now. The business trip is actually to his hometown abroad. One day prio...

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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together, Sex and Affairs

Ex boyfriend likes another girl? BUT HE STILL TALKS TO ME

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 10:46pm

So my ex boyfriend broke up with me last week after a 2.5 year relationship. We kept in touch and tried to no limited contact/no contact..which didn't really work. He recently told me that he start...

Tags: Break ups,relationship,advice,friend,ex boyfriend,rebound
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Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Life transitions, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective

Not sure how to feel or what to do.

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 7:10pm

I checked my wife's phone yesterday and looked at her text messages. I know I shouldn't have and admit this freely. However, I saw her messages from an old boyfriend. They were sending pictures bac...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Not Sure I Want to Become a Father

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 5:49pm

Headline probably says it all. I am 37, not that I am concerned with being too old, rather I've just had time to think about it. Time to watch friends and family have children. Time to get excited ...

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Becoming a Parent, Friends & Family, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together, Word from the street, Life transitions

Feeling confused and unhappy

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 6:17am

I have been married to my husband for about 18 months and been with him for 3 years and a half in total. Don't get me wrong, he is not a bad man but lately I have been struggling with our relation...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Mixed Families, Sex and Affairs

Ex wife in picture

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 3:07am

I have just started dating a guy who has been divorced for 4 years. I have been divorced for two years. I have taken my time on dating anyone. He was married 7 years, I was married 23 years. His e...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

I sent a pic of myself in lingerie to my guy friend and my bf is mad?

posted Thu 17, Aug 2017 at 1:39am

I love my bf. But on the night before or anniversary I sent my guy friend a pic of me in lingerie and he sent me one fully clothed. My friend said damn you look sexy as hell and I said he looked c...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Communications in relationships, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

Low sex drive or just not attracted to me? Please help

posted Wed 16, Aug 2017 at 8:21pm

I've been with my boyfriend for 18 months and we've been living together for 6 months and our sex life has just deteriorated. We have sex maybe once a week if I'm lucky. Often it's because I start ...

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

Unhappy in a perfect relationship

posted Tue 15, Aug 2017 at 6:10pm

Me and my boyfriend have been dating for a year and half now, before we met I was against getting into a relationship and enjoyed casually dating, going drinking a lot etc. When I met him he seemed...

Tags: sex,love,problems,sexual,boyfriend trouble,help,advice
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Communications in relationships, Sex and Affairs

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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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lies!!

posted Sat 25, Oct 2008 at 8:40am

right i will start out by saying i have my faults, i am very jealous and insecure! i no i am and i try and stop it but i cant! i have been with my boyfriend just over a year he is all i want i l...

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Affairs and Jealousy

how much space do i give her? can i fix things?

posted Thu 1, Nov 2012 at 8:38am

me and my girlfriend have recelty split up after 2 years together she had been feeling distant recently nad i saw texts from her boss saying that they missed each other she explained that nothings ...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

is this cheating?

posted Sat 1, Nov 2014 at 5:01pm

My boyfriend has been communicating with at least three other women by text or phone, early morning and late at night as well as during the day. He communicates with them more often than with me an...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Communications in relationships

I need HELP

posted Thu 24, Mar 2016 at 8:05am

Hi. So yea im young, and ive had a bad childhood that started with bad decisions and i had sex with 4 people before my boyfriend of right now. Hes older than me and only had sex with 1 person other...

Tags: boyfriend,help
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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, A Psychologist's Perspective, Sex and Affairs

What do you do when you don't know what to do??

posted Fri 30, Nov 2012 at 10:49pm

Hi, I would like to ask for advice but seeing as there are not many comments to other posts, am not sure if this is going to be pointless. I still need some advice as I can't work out what I want t...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

being silly?

posted Mon 31, Mar 2014 at 5:53pm

well I've been with my boyfriend 8 years we get on great etc with the odd row but who doesn't? Anyway He's been talking to a girl online from a different country all the conversation are very i...

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Caught between father and son

posted Mon 30, Jun 2014 at 11:10pm

Tomorrow my husband is being released from a stress center. They say he does suffer from PTSD, and as a family we have done nothing but place even more trauma on my husband. Starting tomorrow...

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Work, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Sex and Affairs

Can he be Trusted?

posted Sat 20, Sep 2008 at 12:52pm

I have been with my partner for 5months now, i moved in with him after three and we were getting on really well and i thought maybe i had found the one, even in such a short space of time. However ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Im heartbroken and need advice :-(

posted Sat 23, May 2009 at 8:37pm

Hi there, 2 years ago I fell in love with a married man. We initially started off as very good friends for around 6 months until are feelings grew. He was older than me and because Im such a bubbly...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

How can i get my things back???

posted Tue 5, Aug 2014 at 2:43pm

My Ex of 5 years who left me out of blue...due to get married in aug...2 days after leavin me i find out he moved in with someone else from his work.. oh and now he is engaged to her....has my per...

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Life transitions, Communications in relationships, Living Apart Together