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Not enough 'me' time in seven year relationship

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22 July 2017 (F - My fiancé and I have been on and off for seven years. I love him to the moon and back. we have lots in common and I enjoy doing almost everything with him, yet sometimes I need some...my time...and he gets really upset/angry even. He texts me ...

Does this guy seem easily upset or unstable or did I actually do something wrong?

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22 July 2017 (F - What did he really want? I met a guy online about 2mts ago, after we met he was obvious to me he was interested in casual. We hit it off and I was attracted to him. As a single mum I was ok with casual. We met several times and slept together...

/Why did my relationship status upset him so much?

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22 July 2017 (F - I am single woman with no children and look younger than my age.There is this guy Daniel at work who I have caught staring at me sometimes. Yesterday another older male coworker jokingly teased me saying that my husband spoilt me by pamperin...

How do I handle my critical dad? He's given me poor self-esteem!

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20 July 2017 (F - I've been struggling w/this for years w/my dad. My dad does love me, I do know that. When it comes down to me, he has always been negative w/about 95% of everything. For the last 10 years he has been convinced that I'm overweight and will be ...

I'm ready to walk, am I just being used as a babysitter?

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20 July 2017 (M - hey, my partner sits on her phone all day does the odd chore round the house i mean when one of the babies does a dirty nappy she doesnt get down to cleaning it up she tells me babies pood so i end up doing it and been like that for years im a stay ...

Does my LDR GF have borderline disorder?

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19 July 2017 (M - I posted a similar question a while back but I need some more help now more than ever. Long story short, my parents and i all went camping for three days and I told my gf that it may be hard to talk since I'll be in the middle of the woods/at...

How do I tell a man he's not doing it for me in the bedroom?

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19 July 2017 (F - Ok so my problem is pretty simple. How do I tell a man he's not doing it for me in the bedroom? I've been seeing a man for about 6 weeks now and in the last two weeks we've started to have sex, but it really isn't good. He's a great kisser and...

She makes up things I've said - then criticises me

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

19 July 2017 (F - Hey guys, Need some advice here or just a way to avoid the unnecessary arguments altogether. In short, my girlfriend is continuously saying I've said things I've never said. It's driving me mad because if I defend myself about these things...

How do I help my boyfriend sort himself out?

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

19 July 2017 (F - My boyfriend had a really bad relationship with this girl before me and left him with some mental scars and we were totally fine until he got drunk and texted some random girl stupid stuff but they weren't that bad. Now he's apologised loads and I ...

8 years of trust,broken! Can we make it back?

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17 July 2017 (F - Hi all thanks for your help first of all I have a horrible problem I need help with. Sorry about the lengh. I went on a holiday with 4 of my friends one of them is my boyfriends brothers girlfriend Side note: I've been with my bf 8 years been ...

I can't deal with his passive aggressive behavior when I don't want sex

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17 July 2017 (F - I met a guy, who is now my boyfriend, 3 months ago. He has made it clear he is really into me. I wasn't sure if I was atttacted to him enough, but he was lovely to me and we had a lot in common, so I went with it. I was very happy to fiND we worked ...

Should we try to rekindle our friendship?

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16 July 2017 (F - So this might not be a typical relationship, however, more of a friendship thing. So me and two girls used to be very close friends - call them A and N so it's easier. Me and A fell out with N over silly arguments and ended up hating each othe...

think they are way too secretive and just honestly don't want them anywhere near each other!

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 6 days ago

16 July 2017 (F - Okay so before me and my bf were dating he had a crush on my best friend but nothing ever happened because he was actually dating someone else. We winded up dating about a yr later. We were kind of like a trio before our romance started but as time...

Things were good until his ex' got involved

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15 July 2017 (F - I met a guy online in January who is a really great guy. He's a bit older than me but that doesn't bother me. He's 37,I'm 27. We spoke for about 3 weeks before we met for real. We got on instantly and after a few weeks, we began spending more and ...

If he likes her then why is he trying to get my attention?

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15 July 2017 (F - This guy at work acts very nervous and shy around me but flirts with other girls in front of me but this one particular girl is always approaching him and tries to get his attention and they talk and laugh especially around me but he rarely ...

BF's BFF in love with him and purposely interfering...

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14 July 2017 (F - Hi All. So one of my boyfriend's best friends is a female. He has only platonic feelings for her and they have known each other for many years. I was excited to meet her and then after I did, every idea I had about thinking we would get along would ...

My friend doesn't have enough to do. How do I tell her to back off?

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

14 July 2017 (F - Im a single mum of a teenager i have full time as my ex didnt want to know. I also work so aswell as that i have housework on top. my child helps a lot too which im proud to say i dont have to harass him to help. I have a friend who doesnt work due ...

I cheated on my fiance and am looking at others because of the lack of sex in our relationship

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 7 days ago

13 July 2017 (F - Looking for advice... I'm marrying my fiancé next year whom I've been with for 9 years. We've had our ups and downs over the years and he's not had much time for me over the past couple of years as he's been studying on top of his full time job. Thi...

My boyfriend is a good guy but I'm not in love with him anymore. There's also a new man on the scene but he's in a relationship. I'm clueless about what to do

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13 July 2017 (F - Hi Aunts and Uncles. I'm posting this here because I have always had good advice here before and I have no one I can speak to about this. I feel like such an awful person for what I am about to write but I can't go on keeping it in my head. It's ...

I can't believe that after all his drama, HE dumped me! I need closure. What do I do?

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

12 July 2017 (F - Hey guys! Just need a little advice at the moment! Hope you can help! I met a guy at my job that I started dating.. before anyone says "Don't date people you work with".. I usually don't, and I only made an acception because he works in anot...

She still seems to want me. What do I do?

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12 July 2017 (M - Hello, I was in a relationship for ten years with a woman we will call Sally (not her real name). It was rocky from the start but we stuck together although we never lived together. She stood by me through a lot of personal trials and family d...

How much space do I need to give this guy?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 10 days ago

12 July 2017 (F - I've been dating a guy for a while, but so far it hasn't really gone anywhere and I think it's because I've been putting too much pressure on him to have a relationship. We really like each other, get on really well, have loads in common and have a ...

Why does my mom hate me?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 9 days ago

12 July 2017 (F - Hi, so I'm a high school senior and I live at home with my mother. I am starting to get to the point where I can't stand her. She embarrasses me every chance she gets and enjoys it. I know she does too because she does it no matter where we are or ...

He tells me that I'm special, but doesn't make me feel like I am

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

12 July 2017 (F - So I've been with my boyfriend for a long time now. He would always call me pretty and beautiful. It would make me feel so special. Recently though during a normal conversation which escalated to him telling me about who he thinks the hottest person ...

I want him back but I don't think my family and friends will like it

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

11 July 2017 (F - I had been in a relationship for almost 6 years (engaged to be married) and my fiancé informed me almost a month ago he likes another woman. After plenty of time I decided one night to leave him and moved everything out and back to my parents ho...

I feel suffocated by my boyfriend! Is he controlling?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 2 days ago

10 July 2017 (F - I'm struggling with my boyfriends needy attitude. He wants constant reassurance from me and needs my attention all the time. We have been together 3 years and his behaviour has got worse and worse. He wants constant reassurance that I haven't felt ...

Do I leave my depressed boyfriend who will not get help?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 3 days ago

10 July 2017 (F - I have been with my partner just short of four years and I can confidently say he was the love of my life. I say was because now he is suffering with depression and will not seek help. He got diagnosed with this in 2013 and stopped taking tablets ...

I think he's been swapping explicit pics of me!

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

7 July 2017 (F - I need some advice and don't normally do this but I've been with this guy for nearly 2 years and had a gut feeling he's been up to somthing odd! I logged into his emails today and found messages between him and a random person on cragslist asking ...

Why is she so inconsistent with what she wants?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

7 July 2017 (F - I've been with this girl for about 8 months now. Everything has been good between us until about a month ago.. I moved in with her last month and now somethings are starting to bother me. She's very inconsistent with what she wants. She works...

Hes been exchanging suggestive messages with an ex ... should I break up with him?

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

7 July 2017 (F - A few months ago, my boyfriend and I argued over a woman that he had been making sexual comments with on facebook. He said that he was joking, but I didn't think it was funny. She said she had a soft spot for him, then he mentioned a "hard spot" , ...

Should I back of and give her time to deal with things?

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

7 July 2017 (M - So for the past month or so I've been sleeping with this girl I know through mutual friends. We always have a lot of fun together when we hang out. She's just getting out of a seven year relationship and is currently in the process of moving out of ...

How can I deal with bad female bosses

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

7 July 2017 (F - A year ago I was working for a large publicly held company - when they hired a senior manager and let go my original manager that hired me. As soon as she started working no more than two months in the job she started criticizing my work- micro ...

How do I deal with creepy older men?

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

6 July 2017 (F - I live in a small rich town where there are a LOT of people in their 50s and 60s, I'm here because it's cheaper and nicer than the nearby city. I'm a female student in my 20s. I get hit on regularly by older guys (I'm talking the ones in the 50s ...

I don't understand why she wont just delete her profile from online dating sites!

This question has 6 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

6 July 2017 (M - It's hard to know where to start, and I know this will turn into a long post so I appreciate anyone willing to read through and offer advice. I've been in a long-term-relationship for about six years, we're the same age. When things are good,...

Step daughter doesn't want the step family moving into Dad's house!

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

6 July 2017 (F - My boyfriend has a 10 year old daughter with his ex, I have a 8 year old from a previous relationship, and when we first got together our girls got on well. We have been together for 2 years, and recently we started thinking about moving in ...

I am much less experienced sexually and it bothers me.

This question has 10 answers - newest was posted 14 days ago

6 July 2017 (M - I am a lot less experienced sexually than my girlfriend. She has had atleast 13 past sexual partners aswell as a long term boyfriend. Unfortunately her efforts to try and be open and honest about her sexual past (which I respect her for) led to me ...

Nothing ever goes right in our relationship. Should I stay with him?

This question has 5 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

6 July 2017 (F - I have been with my partner for over 2 years and it just seems nothing EVER goes right in our relationship. There is no such thing as peaceful, pleasant times for us. It has never been like that, unfortunately. When we got together, instea...

Is it wrong of my mother to suggest these things because I'm not married and I don't have children?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 11 days ago

6 July 2017 (F - My mother tells me that because I am single and without kids I don't understand her nor my siblings who are married. There's been many times when according to her I'm at fault. I just feel that is wrong for her to tell me this. If I'm not mar...

I work while my husband stays home, he goes on vacation but I cant!

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

6 July 2017 (F - A little over a year ago my husband left hos job because it was too stressful and demanding and became a househusband. I own our house, so no mortgage and extra espenses, and although our lifestyle has changed a bit- meaning that we try and save ...

He's asking about people I've slept within the past 2 years!

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6 July 2017 (F - I've recently got into a relationship with a guy i've been seeing on and off for a long time. We've only been together a couple of months officially but he's began to ask about people i've slept with over the past two years. He's quite insecure as ...

Who do I help, the one who relies on me or myself?

This question has 7 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

5 July 2017 (M - I have a strained relationship with my girlfriend of five years. There's a lot of love and care there. She'll shower me with it, thank me and bless me. She has me on a pedestal and I shelter her from life. There's a lot of love but I feel trapped. ...

Is he cheating with his ex?

This question has 3 answers - newest was posted 17 days ago

5 July 2017 (F - Is my partner cheating??????????? He says he needs 2 clear his head is he cheating with his ex and only talking 2 his daughter his smashed his phone up so no one can get hold off him but I think his stopping at his ex house cos he knows were not ...

My partner promises he'll be around for my son and then disappears. This is the 4th time he's done this

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

4 July 2017 (F - My partner has disappeared for the 4 time now after promising my son he'll be around n that how can I tell my don that his left again n the only thing I got was that his sorry dose it mean that his left me for good or his he playing away ...

We want to get married but boyfriend has too many irons in the fire going!

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 15 days ago

4 July 2017 (F - Dear Cupid, I've asked a similar question before but I think I'm going to ask it in a different way since I have a little more insight for what's going on. My boyfriend wants to get married after finishing his renovation projects. But when I say pr...

Trivial Fights getting out of control

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4 July 2017 (F - My boyfriend and I have been together for 4 years. We have had our ups and downs. When it is good it is REALLY good. The passion is high. We share a lot and are similar in many ways. But we have had our share of down-at-the mouth fights. Somehow we ...

I'm unhappy at home and crushing on a co worker

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3 July 2017 (F - Hi not sure if anyone will be able to help but hoping someone can give some advice or even discuss similar experiences? So I'm 38 have a boyfriend of 7 years and 2 young children (5 and 6) life is quiet and settled never any arguments, however ...

Went out with a colleague but things took a downward turn. He's not interested anymore and I feel stuck blaming myself. What should I do?

This question has 8 answers - newest was posted 13 days ago

3 July 2017 (F - So me and my colleague started to like each other so we exchanged numbers. I wasn't looking for anything serious because of the age difference but I was sexually attracted to him, and it appeared mutual. We were texting and we decided to go out ...

She strung me along to cancel three times ...

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3 July 2017 (M - Hello everyone, so about 2 years ago I was in a short film with an actress and we hit it off really well, great chemistry. There was a kissing scene but it wasn't awkward at all. She even suggested "practice kissing" during rehearsal. However, ...

Why can't I let go of somebody who had let go before it even started?

This question has 4 answers - newest was posted 19 days ago

2 July 2017 (F - I'm so confused with myself and am hoping the advice from unbiased people will help my heart a bit. Last April I started dating someone who was an acquitance for 10 years before that. I fell head over heels and really thought we would work out. ...

I'm keeping him at a distance so I wont fall in love!

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2 July 2017 (F - Does everyone really maybe not know where things will go when you start hanging out with someone you like??? I mean right now of course we like each other and he says a connection is there he just dont know what it is yet.... So yea we had good ...

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