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I stayed through fear, now worried my life is over and his is just beginning again

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27 March 2017 (F - Ok I need some help to deal with something that I know is really silly so I need some support here please . I've been with my husband and father of my children for twenty years . Over the course of our marriage he has had a problem with pirn and ...

My boyfriend thinks I've gone off him but we don't have a bed of our own!

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27 March 2017 (F - Hi I've been with my bf for almost a year now. We used to have sex and I used to make him excited but we recently moved in with my sister and her daughter so we share the living room. We have sex yeah but its not ideal considering its either on the ...

I want more sex but he would rather masturbate to porn with young girls with boobs!

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26 March 2017 (F - We have lived together 2.5 years. I'm 44 with 2 grown up kids living at home, he is 40. He works 10.5 hour days with an extra hour on top for travelling and claims to be too tired for sex. We will usually have sex once a week, sometimes twice a week ...

Will men I date care about my living situation?

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26 March 2017 (F - I'm single. I haven't dated in the dating market because My self esteem is so low and I always have ran to men that have been self centered and have taken me for granted - anyways I always have this issue of living at home- at the moment I am ...

I'm caught in the middle of my mom and my dad's girlfriend and really don't know how to handle things

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26 March 2017 (F - Hi Dear cupid helpers. I am in need of some advice on a family situation... So my dad had an affair on my mum 4 - 5 years ago (the last one of a few in the past) I mum turned to drinking, and has been drinking for the last 4 - 5 years and has...

What should I do? I want my parents to allow me to hang out with this boy and stop being so strict

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25 March 2017 (F - hello, i'm a 13 year old girl that comes from a muslim family and I really need help when it comes down to boys and dating. my parents are extremely strict when it comes down to these things and don't allow me to hang out with boys or have bo...

Social life an issue with my mum

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24 March 2017 (F - I struggle to keep friends and I don't know why... I've lost touch with most of my friends from school and I never venture out the house. It's getting me down a lot because I try to make friends but I just don't seem to click :( I've joined so...

Should I give romance a miss and focus on my mental health?

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24 March 2017 (F - I don't know why I keep blaming myself for this, but I do. I dated my on and off boyfriend ( he is now my ex) from October 2015 until January. During that time, I became friends with someone who worked in the pub that he went in. He was always there ...

Just had a baby, but now I am scared about returning home, due to his abusive actions while I was pregnant. What can I do?

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23 March 2017 (F - Dear aunties and uncles. I am a first time mom to a month old baby and my husband and I have had a fair share of ups and downs but we love each other a lot and wouldn't dream of spending my life with anyone else. Last year, while in my first trim...

Married five months and husband wants me to have an abortion.

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23 March 2017 (F - I've recently got married to my husband. We are very happy, and I have never felt more secure in all my life. We agreed to wait a few years before having children, and to focus on renovating our house which we brought before Christmas. We'll on ...

My boyfriend does not like my ex husband doing my laundry!

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22 March 2017 (F - My boyfriend does not like my ex husband doing my laundry. He called my ex a saint for doing it and said he must care about me to do it still. Like there is an emotional connection and he feels I should finish with the relationship entirely. But the ...

Is this man using my sister, and did she move him into her house too soon?

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22 March 2017 (F - This is really a question about my sister. She is the sweetest kindest girl, aged 45, divorced with two teenage sons. She tends to fall in love very easily, and rushes into relationships, and those relationships rarely last, so she ends up hear...

Family conditioning has defined sex as inappropriate and dangerous. How can I stop feeling afraid pf physical sex?

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22 March 2017 (F - Ever since I was young, sex was explained to me as something that was inappropriate, dangerous, and could generally be used against me. Both of my parents were always adamant that men couldn't be trusted, and that I needed to be cautious and awar...

Should I report my friend's family situation to the police?

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21 March 2017 (F - Hello, My best friend has some family problems. She is 16 and she has a 11 year old brother. She lives with her mum,dad,and brother in the same city as I do. Her father is not a nice person at all. He is not working, so her mum has to work all day ...

His ex is stunning and a lovely girl and I feel that I just don't measure up

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21 March 2017 (F - Hi everyone and thanks for taking the time to read my question. Ok so iv been with my boyfriend for a year now,he's the most caring and kindest man iv ever met and he is so good to me. I have no problem -however I find myself constantly comparing ...

Am I being hidden from the ex and his kids?

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20 March 2017 (F - Hello. I am hoping you are able to put my mind at rest really. I've been in a relationship with a guy for five months and it's all good. He lives about an hour away, and he has three kids who are another couple of hours away from him with his ex,...

How can I deal with missing her in a LDR?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

19 March 2017 (M - So my girlfriend and I have been together for 5 months and we're madly in love with each other, we plan on getting married next year actually.She's 17 and i'm 18. She lives in Stockton and I live in Sacramento. I haven't seen her for a month because ...

I am considering contacting my train wreck of a dad!

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

19 March 2017 (M - Hi everyone, thoughts, insights and advice please! I'm swiftly approaching a landmark birthday, the sort where you might stop and consider your life to that point. Well, I've been doing that and am considering making contact with my father. I'...

Is this a normal change for me to consider? Don't want to spend my birthday with family

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19 March 2017 (M - Hi, in a few days I'll turn 35, but unlike the other years - when I used to get together with family members, this time I don't feel like celebrating or focusing on it at all. Is this normal? Thanks.....

He has not told his ex about me yet. Is is reasonable for me to feel so hurt? Am I over-reacting?

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19 March 2017 (F - I've been going out with my partner for one year. We both have kids from previous relationships. Being a mother and full time parent i have included him in my two kids lives. We both have teenage daughters. He spent christmas with his ex and stay...

Second cousin is pregnant and I'm the father. How do we break this news to the family?

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18 March 2017 (M - My second cousin, Brooke, and I have always been very close. We never officially dated but on rare occasions, we did become physical. When we were both 14 years old, she was my first kiss. Most of the time we are not physical. We just spend time ...

I think he is lying! Am I overreacting? How do I approach it?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

17 March 2017 (F - I've been dating a guy for the past couple of months and although we are not yet in relationship we are seeing each other exclusively and have had the conversation about not seeing anyone else. He has treated me amazingly so far and I honestly...

My Bf passed away a year ago. Is it wrong to start dating the second cousin of my late partner?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

16 March 2017 (F - Okay my boyfriend passed away (father of my child) about 1 year ago. We were on and off for about 5 years, always fighting never really happy. I met someone who makes me really happy. Unfortunately it's his second cousin. (Even though the...

I love her but I am nervous about the pressure to marry her so soon after the start of our LDR relationship. How should I respond to this pressure?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

16 March 2017 (M - Dear all i've been with my girlfriend since June last year and we've not had any problems. I've had 3 girlfriends before her but nothing has even come close to this. I know that she is the right one for me. She is probably the only person...

What needs to change to improve this family situation? It has caused tension between my husband and I.

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 8 days ago

16 March 2017 (F - Dear Aunts please help me to solve this problem. I've been married for 3 years. My husband is a wonderful,kind,generous man. He is the youngest in his family with 3 elder sisters and 2 brothers. I always had a feeling that his eldest sister do...

I feel it's okay to say no to babysitting my husband's sister's children!

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

15 March 2017 (F - My husband and I are both 26 and have been married for half a year. His sister is 10 years older and married with a 2 year old and a 4 year old. I'm neutral to kids but my husband absolutely adores them. However neither of us are interested in ...

Wedding plans. What can I say to my sister and yet not upset her?

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13 March 2017 (F - I am getting married in September and have chosen my bridal party. My sister is supposed to be a bridesmaid in my bridal party. We had a falling out after I had asked her and she had said she no longer wanted to be a part of the wedding. The re...

I think my best friend is trying to be me. I cannot handle her behaviour any more. What can I do?

This question has 11 answers - newest was posted 4 days ago

13 March 2017 (F - I'm on a very difficult situation lately. I've known my best friend for 7 years and we've been through ups and downs but this time, I had enough. A few days ago, I was thinking about my friendship with my (best friend) and I've realized that I'v...

Is there any way we could have forced him into rehab with no money to pay for it?

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13 March 2017 (F - The problem I have is not a romance problem, it is a family problem. My brother is an alcoholic and he is spiraling out of control. He has had two DUIs and he can't keep a job. This week we found out that he had lost his job after being there for ...

What should I do about my mom being controlling and restrictive?(I'm 19, won't be 20 till september)

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13 March 2017 (F - Okay, I have a feeling this is going to be long but I'll just try to explain everything as best I can.Starting from a young age, I'd say about as young as nine, I sometimes felt as though I was a burden to my mom based on the way she'd get mad and ...

Was he right to say I need "more education?"

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12 March 2017 (F - Hi.. I've been with my bf for about 7 months. He has a degree in classics, privately educated, where as I have A levels and I quit a dead end job because of depression and couldn't handle it. I still am intelligent and we have deep conversatio...

How should we respond? My husband's ex has threatened to abandon the children on our doorstep, if we don't agree to take them at a time convenient for her.

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

12 March 2017 (F - We could do with some help solving a problem please. My husband has recently been made redundant(with one week pay) and was offered an opportunity to go on a course to improve his skills and at the end, secure a new job which he was so excited a...

I feel so confused, wanting my stepfather to be happy, and not lonely. But is also reminds that my mother died. How can I adjust to this change?

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12 March 2017 (F - Hi everyone, my mum passed away almost 3 years go. She was taken from us very very quickly with cancer. We had under 12 hours notice that she had terminal cancer before she died. It has been a very hard few years since, dealing with the grief o...

How can I approach my Mum, to talk to her and to share with her the grief of losing my twin brother?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

12 March 2017 (M - My twin brother had learning disabilities, but i loved him regardless. We were always together and i never excluded him from anything.He died last year after a fit from which he just never recovered. Worst day of my life because i was holding ...

My very ill father living in bad conditions but refuses our help

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11 March 2017 (F - I feel like I have nowhere else to get advice on this one. My mom passed on in 2015 survived by 8 kids So far and our dad. Since then, our family has fallen apart. Firstly, my dad is ill with prostate cancer and despite two operations now, he is no...

Is it wrong for for teenage son to just wear boxers around the house after school?

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11 March 2017 (M - Is it wrong for for teenage son to just wear boxers around the house after school? This started happening a few months back and while it is not the end of the world it just seems out of the norm. He will change if we have visitors other then fami...

I'm finding out things about my boyfriend's past that bother me

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9 March 2017 (F - I was friends with someone for just over a year, and we have been dating for three weeks. He has treated me well when we met up, but today, I added his sister on Facebook and saw some photos of him holding hands with his ex girlfriend. It was a ...

Has anyone dated a family member of a friend?

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9 March 2017 (F - Have you ever been out with your friend's brother/sister and if so did it last and for how long. Did it upset the friendship you had with your friend. I went out with my friend's brother briefly when I was younger (I am in my late 40s now) and I ...

Due to health issues, asking a relative to help seemed like a valid option. My relative is reluctant to help. What are my options?

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8 March 2017 (F - I have a dilemma and I'm looking for some advice! I've recently been diagnosed with cancer and am thankfully getting treatment but unfortunately this has meant an extended period of time off work that I was financially unprepared for. I will n...

How can I convince my Twin sibling that her BF is potentially abusive?

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7 March 2017 (F - She's only known him a few weeks but they are REALLY moving fast and apparently he's saying he loves everything she does already and inviting her over for sleepovers. They haven't slept together yet apparently he has told her that he expects ...

My 22 year old daughter has sent nude photos to her boyfriend. How do I address this?

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7 March 2017 (M - I recently discovered that my 22 year old daughter who is doing her post graduation has clicked and sent her nude pictures to her boyfriend. am concerned that its morally incorrect and also usually such pictures land up circulating. Its very...

Should I go on a trip with my family or to a wedding with my boyfriend?

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6 March 2017 (F - I'm struggling to make a decision. I don't want this to sound like first world problems or like a brat. I've been dating someone for nearly 6 months now. We're starting to get more serious and have had a really great relationship so far. The ...

I have not been able to conceive and feel I am letting my partner down.

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4 March 2017 (F - I have a dilemma. I've been trying to conceive for two years no luck. I have been for scans and my Dr found that I have cysts on my left ovary,Yet he says it's normal. I'm 31 and I'm starting to suffer with depression from all the disappointment. ...

I am sure my fiance's mother will be a fantastic grandma, but could she also be a "monster in law" in disguise?

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2 March 2017 (F - hi.. great day.. i need to share my thoughts and get some honest opinion from some experienced people from here.. im going to marry in the next couple months and move into my fiance house. theres his parent and sister family on the extended par...

He was my friend a long time ago. But he now has a girlfriend. Could I ever mean more to him? Or is he destined to be only a friend?

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2 March 2017 (F - I fell in love with a old friend i met 39yrs ago. i were dating another one also. I chose my husband over him who is now deceased in whom were also a friend at that time. My friend came back in my life after 26yrs. To support me thru the ha...

Married 20 years. Yet he's not consulting with me over big decisions. Do you think my husband should have discussed this financial decision with me first, before announcing it at a family function?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

2 March 2017 (F - Hi Aunts and uncles, Recently my husband of 20 years and I had a dispute. I was surprised by something he did and told him that he should have discussed it with me before, as I would have done in his situation. He got angry with me and instea...

My married lover won't commit to me.

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1 March 2017 (F - Been having a relationship with a married man for 11 years, I have asked him on numerous ocassions for me and him to be a proper couple.....but even though he says he wants to in the future he can't right now because of the impact it will have on ...

I feel my heart has been ripped from my chest!

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1 March 2017 (F - My husband and I habe been married for 2.5 yrs and were both 22. He just got deployed a month ago but all of this started happening well before he got deployed. Id say for the past yr that weve moved back to his home state its felt like he pushes me ...

I feel anxious about my niece's upcoming birthday!

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1 March 2017 (F - I am supposed to be going to my niece's 2nd birthday party this weekend. My brother, sister in law and niece live about an hour and a half away from where I live. I have a few problems though. One is that I have been ill for just over a week. It's ...

My LDR boyfriend is so loaded with work we don't have time to talk!

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28 February 2017 (F - Hello there! My LDR bf and I are usually quite close, and we try to text each other at least once - even if it is just a "Good Morning" message - but recently, I've noticed a change. We've been going out for quite a while now, and we keep either S...

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