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I fear he doesn’t like what I consider to be my best trait.

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17 January 2017 (F - Well, this is a minor problem compared to most of the problems on here. I would never leave my boyfriend over this, but it is rather an annoying thing is that I think he really doesn’t like my eyes…let me explain. Maybe I am bothered because...

He says my body is his.

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16 January 2017 (F - My partner of 3 yrs and i have a beautiful little girl who is 1. Lately my partner has been trying touching me and trying to penetrate me whilst we are playing with our daughter which i have put a stop to. He has started sayimg he can touch me ...

How do I ask my parents for a day off study?

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16 January 2017 (F - Hi everyone i need some advice on parents.. So recently my parents told me not to go for hangouts with my friends as my exams are in April. They were also worried at first that i was not going to get an offer from any of my universities, bu...

I live at home and my Mum won't let me clean it up, its a biohazard mess!

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16 January 2017 (F - It's a long story, but I got laid off from my job last year and I live at home with my mom. I feel like I've failed at life and this wasn't how I thought I would turn out, but this is just background information. What's going on is that I'm ...

Logically I know it doesn't matter, but I am struggling with my Girlfriend's past!

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16 January 2017 (M - I know a lot of you are going to say this is just another guy with hang-ups and insecurities suffering from hypocritical retrospective jealousy – and to a certain extent you may be right – but I really am desperate to fix this (fix myself?), so ...

He ignores me. Feel like I'm walking on egg shells. Is there any hope for this troubled relationship? What should I do?

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15 January 2017 (F - What should I do about this relationship?. I will just tell you what happened recently. I have been with my boyfriend just over a year. There have been a lot of times where we have argued. He has a very short fuse. I feel like I am walking on eg...

My mother's judgmental, cruel and poisons my relationships!

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15 January 2017 (M - So this is about my mother and her opinion about my relationships. I am a 30 year old guy and I've had a few long and short time rekationships where I introduced my gfs to my mother. Most of the time they got along well - when we visited, my mom ...

My boyfriend came back different from vacation

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15 January 2017 (F - My boyfriend went home for two weeks and came back different. We texted over the phone while he was gone and he seemed fine. However, when I picked him up from the airport he did not seem impressed to see me. He acted somewhat aloof. Since then, ...

Am I reading this situation right, or am I over reacting?

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14 January 2017 (F - Please help me understand if I'm overreacting. Here is some backgrounds, I'm 40, divorced, have a kid and started dating online.I don't like to date few people at once so I focused on the first guy that I started talking to. He is 42 single, highly ...

What can do, I am still learning how to negotiate conflict in a relatonship.

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14 January 2017 (M - My relationship recently ended with my girlfriend of nearly a year. There was a falling out at my uncle's wedding where my girlfriend was heavily intoxicated and left the dinner table to vent to a bartender about things she did not like about my ...

I am worried about letting my daughter's father back into her life.

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14 January 2017 (F - Hello everyone. I'm a single mum to my beautiful 8 year old daughter and I have struggled in the past but I have always got by. I was 16 when I found out I was pregnant with her, and at the insistence of her dad, I went through with the pregnanc...

My father told me to stop eating

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12 January 2017 (F - Ever since I was young, I had problems with my weight. But, my height always masked it. When I was 14 I got "sick" and I overall stopped eating and from 14-16 I was healthy/ a little underweight. From ages 17-19 I was a healthy weight. Now at 20 I ...

My sisters deserve better. What can I do?

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11 January 2017 (F - Hello all, im in a very strange situation.. I hate the husbands of my sisters. I regret they didn't marry other people. My sisters are both beautiful and good people. My first sister's husband might not be a very bad guy but he embarrasses her in ...

Can a seven year relationship be over because of a lie said 6 years ago? Am I completely in the wrong here ?

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10 January 2017 (M - My Partner [30 F] of 7 years broke up with me [32 M]for lying. She found out I met my son (1year old at the time) when I was abroad 6 years ago. Myself and my partner had just broken up at the time so I was single when abroad. I never told her I...

His way of proposing really shocked me. Am I right to feel it was disappointing?

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10 January 2017 (F - How do I get past being disappointed by my finance's wedding proposal? So I recently turned 30 and my boyfriend couldn't get the day off from work so we celebrated the day before he took me out for dinner and drinks and we stayed out till gone mid...

He wants to move in, I said not without marriage.

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

9 January 2017 (F - Dear Cupid ,I'm at a time in my life now my kids are grown and now I just want to do me.I have this one guy friend who wants a relationship with me and then hopes of marriage. Our kids are all grown and some have children of their own.He wants to ...

Boyfriend lost his job, became depressed and now won't speak to me!

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

9 January 2017 (F - I'm in a pretty bad situation. I dated a guy for 6 months long distance and were very serious- he met my family, I spoke to his, our parents talked- we were on the marriage track. 4 months into it he told me that he was unemployed. It threw me for a ...

How can I cope with my husband cheating on me two years ago, with a blood relative? He has cut contact with her, but I'm still trying to cope with his betrayal

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

8 January 2017 (F - My husband was adopted as an infant. He later found his birth family. Since then he has had sex with his half sister. It is tearing me up inside. I'm still with him, he does not have contact with her now, but I wonder about his heart. T...

What do I do? How can she still want to be with someone who she is not sexually attracted to, nor IN love with?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

8 January 2017 (M - Apologies if I ramble but I have some much to get off my chest ?? My Fiancée of nearly 14 years and the mother of my 2 beautiful daughters (11 and 6) had told me she loved me but is not IN love with me several years ago. We have also not had...

Am I over reacting to husband's online interaction with another woman?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

8 January 2017 (F - me and my husband are having some problems, maybe its all me i dont know but anyway.. few yeas back i caught him deleting messages from a co worker he said it was nothing but just didnt want me to get the wrong end of he stick so thought he would...

I am finding it increasingly difficult to deal with my in laws!

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

8 January 2017 (F - I am finding it increasingly difficult to deal with my husbands family . He has several family members who beliefs and behaviour are very challenging and they sometimes stay with us as they live interstate . Some are currently or were in the past ...

When he said he had a daughter, I started thinking of all the firsts I wouldn't have with him and the trips we couldn't take!

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7 January 2017 (F - I am single after being in constant relationships since I was 16. I was with a man from 16 to 21 and when we split up I got with a guy from 21 till I was 22. The past few months have been hard, but I have learnt how to become independent, I have ...

How do I step out of my brother's shadow?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

7 January 2017 (M - My brother is very well known around here, because he played basketball. On the national level he was an average player but in a small town like where we live, he was a legend. After moving to Texas to play college basketball, and spending a couple ...

I'm worried that his mother will say something mean in Spanish about me!

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

6 January 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been dating for 6 months. So far he's has met my family but for the most part they like him. But I haven't met his mom yet (I met his younger brother and sister). She doesn't speak english well and I'm really anxious about ...

What does he mean? I want us to have a future together!

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

6 January 2017 (F - i told my boyfriend that we are impossible because we live in different country and our culture is totally different. we are at on the right age and he knows that i want to have my own family at the age of 30. he didn't say anything but when i want ...

I feel deserted through my period of illness

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

6 January 2017 (F - Hi all, I went through a difficult time recently with thyroid cancer that was surgically removed and followed up with radioactive iodine. During this time, I felt my family wasn't really supportive and there for me. If it wasn't for my boyfriend...

My life looks pretty discouraging!

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

5 January 2017 (F - I have just turned 30, and that has caused me to evaluate what I should or should not have acquired/achieved by this age. And my self analysis looks pretty discouraging: Dead-end part-time job with no health benefits ,and no PTO I have just gradu...

He promised to change if we got married ....

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

4 January 2017 (F - I am currently married 5 moths this January, we where engaged for a year and dated a year and 1/2 prior to that. Well now I want a divorce! My husband is the man I married and he swore that after we got ,arrived things would change, but still 5 ...

He is using me as his "get out" clause.

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

4 January 2017 (F - So basically me ex fiancé who I have a son with told me that he would stop seeing the girl he's talking to if I had an issue with her and her being around my son. He doesn't seem partically happy about them talking they hardly ever see each oth...

I am finding it hard to communicate with my perfectionist BF, especially about studying law. What should I do?

This question has 2 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

4 January 2017 (F - There is so much going on in my life. I am a 21 year old accounting student who wants to change to law. It is quite depressing especially if i tell my bf (23 years old) of 6 months that because he will be disappointed in me. My parents already ...

Why did he tell me about his ex wife?

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4 January 2017 (F - I like a guy I work with and have been getting closer to him. We've known each other for a few years now but before I was very shy. We have a bit of an age difference so that made me a bit more hesitant as I wasn't sure if he would be interested. ...

In just 2 days? How can someone do that - fall out of love and become so cold to someone in such a short period of time?

This question has 9 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

3 January 2017 (M - Hi guys. Glad to be sharing my first post here with you - hopefully you can offer some perspective on what has been an incredibly difficult week... Apologies for how long this is likely to be - I want to make sure that I get as much detail in ...

I am no longer happy with my BF. what should I do?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

3 January 2017 (F - I've been with my partner for 18 months, and after 8 months I moved into his parents house after moving out of my family home. (my step sister was kicked out and needed somewhere to live). We've recently started renting a flat together and since mo...

What can I do? My mother wants me to keep secrets, and her abusive behaviour towards me upsets me.

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

2 January 2017 (F - I've had a rocky relationship with my mother ever since I was little. I try my best to act civil and not let it show how hurt I was about how she treated me when I was younger. Thus she believes we have a good relationship and she has no clue how...

I've wasted 20 years trying to be good enough.

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2 January 2017 (F - I am soon to be 50. I have beautiful children and a low income in a job that is not a career. Have always had a turbulent relationship with both my parents. My mother died recently and my father became manipulative and abusive towards me - he is ...

Why cant my wife say sorry?

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1 January 2017 (M - I have been noticing for a few years now that my wife never can bring herself up to say sorry! I am much more of a perfectionist than her. She has messed up a lot of things in the past - like check writing (once she added $1195 and 25 to en...

Can this become my best option? I want to cut my entire family off from my life completely

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

1 January 2017 (F - I want to cut my entire family off from my life completely. I come from a very large polygamous family but we're so divided that every part of the whole is like on its own niche. I don't talk to my step neither do they talk to me. I only keep co...

Wedding is booked. But groom has cold feet. He's 40 and is fearful of commitment. What should I do?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 12 days ago

1 January 2017 (F - Hi We are due to get married in just a few weeks time. A number of days ago, my fiancee has said to me he has cold feet about the wedding and is overcome with nervousness and fear about the day itself, growing up and getting married. We are ...

Is it possible I haven't found anyone who could excite me and hence I've now lost interest?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 16 days ago

1 January 2017 (F - hi there!! A happy new year to everyone I want to know if anyone has gone through the phase I am going though right now. So it has been over a year I broke up from a bad relationship that was long term. Since my focus is on my career and other p...

Waiting for a proposal for 3 years and then the ring was not to my taste. Am I worrying about things that matter in this situation?

This question has 15 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

1 January 2017 (F - Iv been waiting over 3 and a half years for a proposal for a wedding After much nagging about marriage I got a proposal with a 219 pound argos ring when he earns over 20 000 per annum which shows no saving as he bought even this on a per monthly ...

I still haven't met his teenage daughter after a year of dating and I'm tired of feeling like a mistress

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30 December 2016 (F - Hi everyone! I've been dating my BF for over a year now and he has a 14 told daughter. last year, two months into our relationship, he suddenly disappears for 2 months without even a text or a call. Although I had just started to date him, I w...

He is two different boyfriends in one. Mr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. He's making me feel scared. what should I do?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

30 December 2016 (F - MODNOTE FREE UK resources added by the Moderator: http://www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk/if-you-are-a-woman-experiencing-domestic-violence.aspx Phone 0808 2000 247 in UK and http://www.refuge.org.uk/what-we-do/our-services/helpline/ ...

What do I do? Don't want to split up. Yet also don't want a Bf who behaves like a cheater 2.

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

30 December 2016 (F - hiya everyone me and my fiance have been together for 3 years. A few month ago he started to add women on facebook the women he added were the type of women he said he would like as a girlfriend. I asked him why he was adding them (he hardly uses ...

Why is this happening? He has no time for me. I am fed up and ready to just walk away!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

30 December 2016 (F - My boyfriend and i have been together for four years now we have three girls together and now we are having problems because he doesn't involve me in any part of his life what so ever. He doesn't invite me out anywhere when he goes out with his...

He lies about money, I am fed up with being his doormat!

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30 December 2016 (F - I would love your opinions please on whether I am being unfair or judgmental. Me and my husband have been together for 15 years. Over the years I have caught him out in lies over money. About five years ago his aunt passed away, I knew she had left...

He is moving too fast, talking children, houses and marriage. He already has three kids.

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29 December 2016 (F - I need some advice I met this guy years ago down the pub via mutual friends he admitted he liked me never felt that same way. He then stopped speaking to me due to new gd etc and now has 3 kids with her who is now an ex September those yr he sees ...

He is clearly lying, but why does he keep doing this? I don't know why??

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29 December 2016 (F - I'm so confused!! I was friends with my ex for 3 years and seeing him the last year. The break up was bad as I accused him of seeing someone. He repeatedly denied it but he had lied to me a couple of times previously (just white lies he said...

Is AB more important to my Bf than he implies? I believe he loves me. But I only sharing him with AB?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

29 December 2016 (F - My boyfriend and I have been dating for 4 years and some change. When I left for college he became really close with a female friend( I'll call her AB). I do know her but I don't know her that well because we were never friends we just all kno...

Is it normal for a 69 year old man to have only one topic he wants to talk about, namely his 30 year old divorced daughter. Is it worth continuing this relationship?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

29 December 2016 (F - I am 54 years old and met a really nice man who is 15 years my senior. He is divorced and has two daughters one aged 34 and the other in her twenties. On our first date he made a toast to his eldest daughters success in getting a promotion. (i...

What hope is there for our relationship? He's pushed me away and we don't interact anymore.

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

28 December 2016 (F - Ok, so im currently in a relationship and have been with this man for 9 years and we have 3 children together. I dont love him anymore. He is obsessed with this game on his phone and has been for the past 2 years, since he started working....

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