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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

Boyfriend of 3 years cheated right after we moved into the home we bought

posted Tue 15, Aug 2017 at 7:14am

We met online through a sex site, just expected to have dirty talk. We ended up meeting after a few days (he lived in a different but not far city). I honestly feel like I fell in love the first ...

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

Post-baby. I feel so sad and resentful

posted Mon 14, Aug 2017 at 9:16pm

My husband and I have been together for over 11 years and had out first baby last year. We each work three days per week (he does 12 hour shifts, I do 10) My husband seems to exist in a bubble. ...

Tags: resentful,post-baby,romance,communication
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Becoming a Parent, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Getting on Better with my Partner, Bringing up Children Together, Communications in relationships

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This is killing me, please help </3

posted Fri 17, Feb 2012 at 2:14pm

Hi im 19 years old and ill try to make this story as short as possible... From the start... My boyfriend asked me if i would marry him (not official) and dropped it from then nothing else was sp...

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Becoming a Parent, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Friends & Family, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Texts

posted Fri 17, Feb 2012 at 8:39pm

Hi peeps. My problem is quite simple I guess but just looking for some advice. Just discovered today that my girlfriend texted her ex yesterday saying that: she is going down to cornwall soon to ...

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

HELP!!! I am soo confused!!

posted Sat 18, Feb 2012 at 1:24am

Hi, I'm a 25 year ld male and currently single. I have had my several partners but i believe i have now found the "one". It's weird, we used to go to primary school together, we have the same birt...

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Work, Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Affairs and Jealousy, Making a Commitment, Bringing up Children Together

Relationship with no communication

posted Sat 18, Feb 2012 at 10:29pm

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Getting on Better with my Partner

My boyfriend has ignored me for 5 days...

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 12:38am

Please read, i know it's long, but it's complicated, and need an honest answer before i go completely loopy! lol Hi, my boyfriend has ignored my texts for the last 5 days...only sent 2, but i go...

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

Is there any chance for us now?

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 9:44am

Me and my girlfriend have recently been going through a bit of a rough patch. Things were on the mend when we decided to go out for a few drinks with friends. I ended up getting drunk and taking so...

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

Being strung along? Commitment Phobe? Getting back together?

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 10:04am

My partner and I split 4 months ago after being together for 3 years. We met at ouir workplace which is in a remote location and has high stress. The last year of our relationship was long distanc...

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Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

I'm married but confused about my sexuality

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 12:45pm

I'm 26years old woman, married for 1year. I was always confused about my sexuality. I had relationships with women, also dated men but never found myself interested in men for a long period. I foun...

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Sex/Intimacy and romance

i want to get to know me

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 4:27pm

i have been with my partner for 10 years since i was 18. And before that I was at home with my dad, i never have a year being alone and I don't regret it cause we got 3 wonderful girls it's just th...

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Daughter waiting....

posted Sun 19, Feb 2012 at 8:22pm

What should I do if I have a problem getting my daughters dad to see her. He wont see her because his new girlfriend wont allow him to which I think is bogid anyways because I feel that if he reall...

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Mixed Families

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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