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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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Relationship mess- please help

posted Tue 17, Jan 2012 at 11:54am

I have been with my boyfriend for 2 and a half years. I have been divorced for 6 years after my partner left me and my 2 children. My boyfriend has been seperated just over 3 years after his wife l...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Sex/Intimacy and romance, Making a Commitment, Mixed Families

Arguments / near to the edge

posted Wed 18, Jan 2012 at 7:40pm

Me and my girlfriend have been together for a year and a half, first it was great getting to know each other it was fun then we started to have small arguments, we should always sort it out, now it...

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Finding Time for Each Other, Getting on Better with my Partner, Making a Commitment

Feelings outside a long-term relationship

posted Sat 21, Jan 2012 at 12:41am

I'm brand new here - finally decided I needed some help from many different sorts of people. I've been in a long-distance relationship for about a year and a half now. I'm very serious about my ...

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Affairs and Jealousy, Getting on Better with my Partner

How can I trust again?

posted Wed 25, Jan 2012 at 12:09pm

I've been with my boyfriend for about a year now. I LOVE him with all my heart. Things have started to get pretty serious now and he says he thinks that im the one for him. He's had a lot of previo...

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

he can't forgive me

posted Mon 30, Jan 2012 at 5:16pm

I have been with my boyfriend for 8 years and he says he can not trust me. This has been ongoing since we first got together. We have split up a lot of times and the most recent was only 3 months a...

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Relationship confusion

posted Tue 31, Jan 2012 at 5:50pm

I was with my ex fiancee since we were 14 years old, he broke up with me after 3 years together I was devestated. After 8 months apart he txd me saying he still loved me and after alot of talking w...

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Need a clear direction

posted Wed 1, Feb 2012 at 9:41am

I've been with my boyfriend for a little over 8 months now, and things have been going smoothly up until recently. As of late, I've started to feel somewhat neglected and quite frankly, unimportant...

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Finding Time for Each Other

What do I do? (Advice wanted)

posted Wed 1, Feb 2012 at 2:57pm

Quick bkgrnd: I'm 23, he's 21. I have a 4year old and it isn't with him. We've been living together for 3 years (less than a year when he ended his last romantic fling), known each other for almost...

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

A difficult situation

posted Sun 5, Feb 2012 at 12:00am

New member here, About 5 months ago I started university, I'm a mature student studying on a course were the majority of people are 30+. Shortly after starting (about a month) I met a girl in...

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Making a Commitment

Husband has blocked me out

posted Sun 12, Feb 2012 at 11:33am

My Husband and I have had a very hard last 2 years, we cared for his niece for 18months, due to family issues and social services becoming involved. Then I made the decision that I could no longer...

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Getting on Better with my Partner

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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