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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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We have a baby and it's all falling apart

posted Fri 16, Dec 2011 at 9:49pm

Hi I literally stumbled across this website while trying to find answers really. My partner and I were best friends for years then we started dating and within 3 months I fell pregnant. Although ...

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Becoming a Parent, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together

possible cheating partner

posted Sat 17, Dec 2011 at 4:18pm

i saw a mark on my girlfriends breast when she was getting out of the shower i asked her what it was she said she didnt know. it was on my mind. so i asked again at a later date she denied there w...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Feels like my marriage is falling apart!

posted Sun 18, Dec 2011 at 12:33pm

My husband and I have a one year old daughter. Ever since she was born things have been different between us. It's mostly because of me i think. My confidence and self esteem has plummeted. I have ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Do I stay or do I go?

posted Sun 18, Dec 2011 at 8:07pm

I have been married for 5 years and have a lovely 2 year old who I adore. My husband liked a drink before I met him and I knew this, I also knew he could be a bit work shy. Throughout our marriage ...

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Money, Bringing up Children Together

My wife says she no longer loves me.

posted Sun 18, Dec 2011 at 11:30pm

Our family recently moved to the UK from sunny South Africa and my wife is miserable. She says I talked her into moving here against her will and dislikes it here, misses her family terribly and sa...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My boyfriend doesn't compliments me

posted Mon 19, Dec 2011 at 12:53am

I've been going out with my boyfriend for four and a half years were in our late twentys the first year we were going out he used to call me babe, sexy, pretty and gorgeous and then stopped then st...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

15 & Pregnant

posted Mon 19, Dec 2011 at 10:51am

Hi Guys Im 15 & Im 2 Months Pregnant & the father of my baby is in hospital right now because he was stabbed 7 times (he is a gang member)....I dont know what to do! should I Have an abortion? Or k...

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Money, Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Bringing up Children Together, Mixed Families

what to do

posted Mon 19, Dec 2011 at 11:10am

Hi I need some advice as i dont know what to do. I have been with my gf for 6yrs and been living together for sometime. She has been dropping hints about getting married and having children. ...

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Making a Commitment

Worried about the future

posted Mon 19, Dec 2011 at 2:42pm

Apologies in advance for the long post. I don't have anyone I can talk to about this at the moment, so I may just end up reeling out all my fears and frustrations. My girlfriend has been having ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Bringing up Children Together

Should I stay or let go?

posted Mon 19, Dec 2011 at 7:51pm

Should we stay together? My girlfriend and I met about 6 months ago on a dating site. We talked on the phone for 3 months until we finally met in person. The reason we took so long to meet was beca...

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Affairs and Jealousy

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Having an affair but can't leave marriage

posted Sat 31, Jan 2009 at 9:57am

I really need someone to put my life back on track, to turn me back into the mother and wife I once was... a year ago, all that matters to me was my family whom I took pride in and would do a lot f...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy

Trying to right my wrong but so unhappy

posted Mon 2, Dec 2013 at 4:45pm

Hi my marriage became very one sided and I ended up being a single mum whilst married. Friends and family told my husband how things were but his answer was " she's well trained " and " she's alrig...

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Affairs and Jealousy

7 months on and don't feel any better after betrayal....

posted Mon 16, Mar 2009 at 10:07am

.....if anything I feel worse as the more I think about it, the more deception I see! My husband had been seeing a friend of mine behind my back for months and he was also e-mailing a woman off ...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

Is sexual attraction and friendship enough?

posted Sat 15, Sep 2012 at 12:17pm

Hi everybody, ive been on here before in search of advice....im back again lol So im 23 male, and have been seeing/sleeping with a girl who i have alot of history with, we go back along way lots...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment

Newbie help please?

posted Mon 9, Jun 2014 at 9:50am

Not sure if anyone can advise but here goes. Brief history, married 34 years, 4 grown up kids, financially ok and seemingly happy. Wife had an affair 20 years ago but worked through it and stayed t...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My boyfriend doesn't initiate or want sex.

posted Wed 11, Mar 2009 at 6:19pm

I've been with my boyfriend for almost 7 months now. We love each other and get on amazingly well. However...he doesn't initiate sex with me. In the day he can be all over me, hugging and kissing m...

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

Seperated and heartbroken

posted Sat 7, Nov 2015 at 8:12pm

Looking for some advice as i just don't know what to do. Me and my Wife have been together for 8 years, Married for 4. When we 1st met we were so much in love, constantly kissing and hugging, we co...

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

Found my boyfriend wanking

posted Mon 8, Dec 2008 at 10:18pm

<p>Help - I don;t know what to do.&nbsp; I just found my boyfriend wanking over a girl online.&nbsp; He was using his webcam and it eas obvious they were both at it.</p> <p>Please help, I feel so ...

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Affairs and Jealousy

My Wife's secret affair with her boss!!

posted Mon 10, Aug 2009 at 10:46am

Hi all..Ive just discovered my wife is having a sexual relationship with with her Ex boss, this has torn my world apart completely. When she started working for this company 5 years ago she was war...

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Affairs and Jealousy

Really long term relationship with major issues

posted Sun 8, Jun 2014 at 3:13pm

My heart goes out to all of you whose posts I read about problems in relationships of a few years or even a few months. Looking at it from the long perspective (over 40 years) I wish you all co...

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